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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…

92.3 The Fan–04/24/2015

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Austin Carr: Celtics Were Great Opponent To “Ease Into” Playoff Run, Not Get Beat Up

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.

92.3 The Fan–04/24/2015

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Tom Withers: “You Can Finally See Why LeBron Wanted Kevin Love On His Team So Badly”

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.

92.3 The Fan–04/24/2015

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James Scores 31, Cavs Beat Celts 103-95 For 3-0 Series Lead

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.

92.3 The Fan–04/23/2015

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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…

92.3 The Fan–04/23/2015

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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…

92.3 The Fan–04/23/2015

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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…

92.3 The Fan–04/23/2015

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Dennis Manoloff: Still Not Seeing A Cavs Sweep Vs Celtics, Self Inflicted Cavs Issues

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.

92.3 The Fan–04/23/2015

MEMPHIS, TN - APRIL 22:  Courtney Lee #5 of the Memphis Grizzlies drives against Allen Crabbe #23 of the Portland Trailblazers during the first quarter of Game Two of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on April 22, 2015 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Grizzlies Take 2-0 series Lead, Beating Trail Blazers 97-82

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.

92.3 The Fan–04/22/2015

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 22:  Thaddeus Young #30 of the Brooklyn Nets defends against Paul Millsap #4 of the Atlanta Hawks during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on April 22, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Millsap Scores 19, Hawks Hold Off Nets 96-91 For 2-0 Lead

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.

92.3 The Fan–04/22/2015