Ty Lawson scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo added 23 and the Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland’s four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory Monday night.
LeBron James scored a season-high 41 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a 19-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 122-121 on Friday night.
NBA writer Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss the beginning of the Cavaliers season, if he likes what he’s been seeing from the offense and big 3, how they match up against the Celtics on the road, and more.
Dion Waiters, who missed Monday’s win against New Orleans with a lower back contusion, returned to practice Thursday. Coach Blatt said Waiters looked good, and is probable to play tomorrow against the Celtics.
Tom Withers of the Associated Press joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss Browns GM Ray Farmer’s comments to the media on Tuesday, the Cavaliers struggling in Portland, the Indians re-upping with manager Terry Francona, and more.
Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Dennis Manoloff joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss the show that was the Cavaliers opener, how he sees the team going forward, if the Browns will be able to play a solid game against Tampa Bay, and how he likes to celebrate Halloween.
Former Cavs player and TV analyst Campy Russell joined Baskin & Phelps to discuss how incredible the team’s home opener was, the theatrics of the league today compared to when he played, a story on how the talent of the Cavs team he played with finally meshed together, and more.
Cavaliers TV analyst Austin Carr joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss the emotions connected to the Cavs home opener, his expectations for an exciting season, and much more.
Cavaliers TV play by play announcer Fred McLeod of Fox Sports Ohio joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss the team’s huge opener just one day away, the pressure of fans “expecting” a championship, what he expects to see from a team with this talent led by David Blatt, and more.
Cavaliers beat reporter Chris Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps w/ Les Levine to put a bow on the preseason, Cavs still working on chemistry going into the season, watching David Blatt’s interaction with the players during games, and Kevin Love looking for more inside touches on the floor.