Podcap: Heat 117, Cavs 92 (or, Don’t Take Off Your Blindfolds!)

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2019-01-02

Good call Sandy. This is probably one Cavs game we could have (and should have) avoided seeing… mainly because it was just a rerun of last Friday night’s game in Miami. Things went sort of okay for the first quarter plus… at least until Eric Spolstra once again decided to blind the guys in wine & gold light blue and white (wait, are we sure these were ever colors this team…

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Southwest Division Preview

2018-09-19

[Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment of our annual six part series of division previews. If you missed you the Pacific Division , the Northwest Division, or Southeast Division previews, click away on the links provided above.] Dallas Mavericks Additions: Ryan Broekhoff (free agent), Devin Harris (free agent), DeAndre Jordan (free agent), Ding Yanyuhang (free agent), Luka Doncic (drafted No. 3), Jalen Brunson (drafted No. 33), Ray Spalding (drafted No. 56), Kostas Antetokounmpo (drafted…

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From Distance: Luka Say What Now?

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2018-07-13

four point play…. 1. In today’s vlog, my head explodes over the possibility that Luka Doncic could have been a Cav. 2. I contrast Collin Sexton’s defensive ceiling to Luka Doncic’s underrated athleticism, and talk about some technical skills they need to acquire. 3. I go on record saying Doncic will be a superstar and toss out some Sexton comps based on what we have seen so far. 4. At minute 15, (for the love…

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From Distance: Slovenia Wins Our Hearts

2017-09-21

Four Point Play… 1. Coach Nick over at BBALLBREAKDOWN recently covered how Slovenia won Eurobasket 2017. In typical Coach Nick fashion, the video breaks down Slovenia’s beautiful offensive motion by highlighting its two dominant play-makers, Goran Dragic and Luka Doncic. Nick pays the bills by hocking Seatgeek, a wonderful company that I’m sure Cavs:theBlog fans would love to support. In various videos, the Coach has also occasionally subjected us to…

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Summer Musings

2017-09-19

Welcome to Indian summer. As the temperature climbs back up into the 80s, the Tribe’s win total climbs into the 90s. They’re heading west with an off day on Monday, though, so it’s a good time to reflect on the bizarre summer we just witnessed… First up, Kyrie Irving’s strange appearance on ESPN’s First take. Irving mused on his his time in Cleveland his reasons for leaving, but mostly spent his time talking a lot without saying anything.

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