Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez each scored 20 points, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers’ four-game winning streak with a 106-98 victory on Friday night.
Former Cleveland State coach Kevin Mack, master of the press defense and current scout for the Indiana Pacers, joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss the NCAA tournament, speaking with Bobby Huggins about this Kentucky Wildcats team, remembering his time coaching at CSU, and why he absolutely loves David Blatt as a head coach in the NBA with the Cavaliers.
Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Dennis Manoloff joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss the Cavaliers hitting on all cylinders, why the media continues to key in on the relationship between LeBron and Kevin Love, why Miami would be a tough first round match up in the playoffs, and preparing to cover the Sweet 16 regional at the Q in Cleveland Thursday night.
The Charlotte 49ers have hired Mark Price to become their new men’s basketball coach, said a person familiar with the situation.
Memphis Grizzlies TV Voice Pete Pranica joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to breakdown the Cavs vs Grizzlies match up, if their successful team has to deal with media controversy, trying to survive the grueling Western Conference playoffs, and if having playoff experience is important or not.
James scored 28 points and sparked a key second-half run with an emphatic dunk, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 108-90 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.
Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.
Cavs, NBA writer Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to preview the Cavs taking on the Indiana Pacers, LeBron James being questionable due to an illness, preparing for Cleveland to start resting bigger players during certain games down the stretch, what the Cavs vs Pacers game means Friday night, and more.
Tom Withers of the Associated Press joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss the Cavaliers’ blowout win over Brooklyn, preparing to get the team ready for a postseason run which is a very different animal, fans/media complaining about Kevin Love’s play even though his stats say he’s doing fine, how much rest he expects for the starters down the stretch of the regular season, LeBron’s role beyond being a player on the team, and more.
Cavs beat reporter Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss a tough loss to Miami in South Beach, fighting through a brutal March schedule but being prepared for the postseason, his one-on-one sitdown with Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love’s health situation, and more.