In the past three weeks we’ve seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call “Stop and Watch games.” As in stop what you’re doing right now and get to a television immediately.
On Wednesday, the Cavs addressed their biggest need — a rim-protecting big man — by acquiring center Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets for two first-round draft picks.
Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Brian Shaw and his team hit the road just when it appeared like the coach might be run out of town. A good time to escape for the Denver Nuggets, especially given the squad’s early season woes.
LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.
Last season was plagued by injuries to the league’s most noted stars, but this offseason proved to be full of action: the draft, big announcements, players sporting new jerseys, coaching changes and the controversies – just to name a few.
Coach K believed in him, enough to even ask him to take charge of the team. All Stars listened to him, too, especially at crunch time.
You’ve seen the sardonic messages splashed all over social media. Everyone is calling LeBron James the best GM in the NBA, based largely on his ability to wrench Kevin Love from Minnesota, which instantly imbues the Cavaliers with three All-Stars.
With Kevin Love headed to Cleveland, let’s take a look at the 5 favorites to win the 2015 NBA title.
Kevin Love has finally been traded. With the deal in place, let’s take a look at the top five starting lineups in the NBA…