Dennis Manoloff of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps with Les Levine Thursday to discuss the Indians slight turnaround after being in a tough slump, how the prospects are looking so far in their rookie tenures, thoughts on the Cavaliers building themselves a juggernaut for the next few years, and more.
Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Terry Pluto joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss Kevin Love signing a 5-year max contract with the Cavaliers, what he’d like the team to do with JR Smith, the unbelievable pitching by the Indians in Tampa Bay and more.
Fox Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico joined Baskin & Phelps with Les Levine Wednesday to sort out the flood of NBA Free Agency news, Kevin Love meeting with the Lakers and why he doesn’t believe he would leave the Cavs, the Spurs working to recruit LaMarcus Aldridge, and more.
A report late Tuesday night said the Los Angeles Lakers have spoken with Kevin Love’s representatives and will meet with Love this week.
Dru Joyce III On LeBron’s Coach Relationships, Influence: “When All Goes Well, What’s To Complain About?”
Former LeBron HS running mate Dru Joyce III joined Baskin & Phelps with Les Levine in studio to discuss his upcoming ‘Give N Go Basketball Camp’, looking back at his state championship years in high school, sharing the floor with LBJ and leadership responsibilities, his thoughts on complaints about LeBron’s coaching relationships and team influences, and how he feels about the evolution of AAU basketball.
Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Chris Mannix joined Baskin & Phelps with Les Levine Monday to discuss LeBron opting out of his contract with Cleveland, he and Love being spotted together in the offseason, options for the Cavs in the form of a new Tristan Thompson deal and what to do with JR Smith, and if Dwyane Wade and the Cavs are a realistic option.
According to multiple reports this afternoon, LeBron James has told the Cleveland Cavaliers he plans to opt out of his contract.
Cavaliers beat writer Chris Haynes joined Baskin & Phelps with Les Levine to discuss his latest article on LeBron James’ “Wait and see” approach to the Cavs this offseason, his story on James not ‘actively’ trying to recruit Kevin Love to stay, and plenty more about Cleveland’s offseason.
Cavaliers beat reporter Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal joined Baskin & Phelps with Les Levine Friday to discuss LeBron’s influence on the offseason and roster, why he believes Kevin Love will sign a full extension with the team this summer, their 2015 Draft held the night prior, if Cleveland should bring JR Smith back after he opted out by default, and more.
Cavs/NBA writer Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss possibilities for draft night such as drafting an international player to avoid adding salary, trying to predict what players like Kevin Love, JR Smith and others will decide to do this offseason, and more.