Dave McMenamin Says “J.R. Smith Isn’t Going Anywhere, This is Basketball Nirvana For Him”, Love’s “Had a Very Fine Series”
Dave McMenamin talks about Kevin Love’s comments following Thursday’s Game 3 win over the Celtics, J.R. Smith and LeBron James’ early arrival to shootaround on Thursday morning, Smith’s future and why he believes he has no other option that to come back to Cleveland…
Mr. Cavalier, Austin Carr of Fox Sports Ohio, joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to recap the Game 3 victory over the Celtics in Boston, the emergence of Kevin Love, how to get tougher from one series to another in the playoffs, and more.
Cleveland sports reporter Tom Withers of the Associated Press joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss the Cavaliers hard fought game 3 victory in Boston, preparing for a potential series against Chicago in the 2nd round, Kevin Love showing up big and truly completing the Big Three, and the uncertainty about the Draft after hearing from Browns GM Ray Farmer in Berea.
LeBron James scored 31 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved one win away from a sweep in their first playoff series in five years with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.
Chris Fedor Says “Some Truth To the Idea They Need a Wake Up Call; Want to See The Cavs Throw That First Blow”
Chris Fedor talks about the Cavs’ 2-0 lead over the Celtics and Game 3 on Thursday night, why he believes this team needs a wakeup call before heading into the next round, likely against the Bulls, LeBron’s message to his teammates in showing up extremely early for shootaround…
Ric Bucher Says Blatt “Has a Far, Far Bigger Challenge” Than Kerr, There’s a Case To Be Made He’s Achieved More
Ric Bucher talks about the biggest surprise of the NBA playoffs so far, which team he thinks is the favorite in the Western Conference, why he thinks the Bulls are a bigger threat than the Hawks to the Cavaliers, David Blatt’s challenge as opposed to Steve Kerr and Kevin Love’s future…
Zach Harper Says Cavs “Should Be Putting Kyrie in a Pick-and-Roll All The Time, Same Thing With LeBron”
Zach Harper talks about the Cavs’ level of play through the first two games of the series, the biggest issues with the Cavs so far, Kevin Love’s level of play and why he’s been in a better rhythm, David Blatt’s performance to this point and the coaches he’ll be matched up with in future rounds…
Dennis Manoloff of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss why he sees Thursday night’s Game 3 in Boston as a potential loss in the series, things the Cavs need to improve so far in the postseason, and his thoughts on the Indians slow start.
Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-82 Wednesday night to grab the franchise’s first 2-0 lead in a playoff series.
Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory and a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.