Alex Hooper | 92.3 The Fan
Beat Reporter for Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM)
Alex Hooper is a beat reporter for 92.3 the Fan, covering the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Cavaliers and more. Alex also serves as an anchor for the station. He was formerly a sports writer for the News-Herald in Willoughby, OH, and General Manager at WBWC in Berea, Ohio.
Francisco Mejia’s run with the big league club at Spring Training came to an end on March 12th, as he was optioned to Triple-A Columbus. The intent of shipping him out was to accelerate his return to the majors.
Nothing like doing something historic only for it not to count.
It is not like you haven’t been here before, two-win football teams, the Brooklyn Nets and Jim Sorgi be damned.
The move to Nance in the starting lineup may not hold up through Tristan Thompson’s eventual return, but there is no longer a doubt of who the team’s top big is.
LeBron James scored 31 points before taking a seat on the bench, Larry Nance Jr. reached career highs with 22 points and 15 rebounds in his first start for Cleveland, and the Cavaliers closed a disappointing five-game homestand on a positive note with a 112-90 win Monday night over the Detroit Pistons, who haven’t won on the road in nearly two months.
Had Devin Harris not missed a free throw at the start of the 4th quarter, the victors would have had a 50/40/90 night of their own.
Sometimes the dunk contest can happen in game. Sometimes there is a human in the way.
Green did not participate in shoot around on Saturday morning, and underwent an MRI later in the day, which revealed no structural damage.
He did admit that he did not remember what kind of soup was involved in the incident, essentially admitting the incident indeed happened.
The team did not alter his eight-week recovery schedule, putting Love on schedule to return March 20.