Can The Cavaliers End Cleveland’s Championship Drought?

Much has been said and documented regarding the 61 years that have passed since Cleveland won a professional sports championship (Browns – 1964). In fact, the city’s long courtship of a championship was documented in ESPNs 30 for 30 series.¬†Over the past six decades there have been many near misses, with each of the three…

Warriors Prove To Be Human, Vulnerable In Playoffs

On Monday night, the Oklahoma City Thunder came back from a 13-point halftime deficit to shock the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. While the game represented only one loss of four needed for the Warriors to be dethroned as champions, there is more to the loss…

2015 NBA Western Conference Playoff Preview

While the Eastern Conference offers some entertainment value for NBA fans, the depth and quality of the Western Conference present perhaps the best opening round in recent years. Top to bottom, there are qualities of each squad that could be a factor to playoff success. Below is a preview of each Western Conference¬†series; as each…

Celtics Continue Improbable Playoff March

When the Boston Celtics began their 2014-15 season, there were few prognosticators (including myself) that could foresee this group of players being playoff contenders. The Celtics’ roster was an odd assembly of veteran role players, young (but unproven) young talent, and one All Star (Rajon Rondo). As good as Rondo is and has been, his…