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NBA Playoff Update: April 17

A look around the rest of the NBA as the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers get ready for Game 2.

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Charles Oakley, In-N-Out Burger, and getting old

Dave Sterling is back from California and we’re back talking life and sports and things.

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Headlines

NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers will be “vying” for Dwight Howard

The Cleveland Cavaliers were a buried mention as a potential suitor for Dwight Howard in free agency in an ESPNLosAngeles report yesterday. Cleveland was tossed in after meticulously exploring the merits of Houston and Dallas, so it’s reasonable to assume that the Cavs are going to be tossed into every discussion due the the extraordinary

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Podcast

Scott Raab talks Boston Marathon, Jimmy Haslam, Byron Scott and Phil Jackson – WFNY Podcast – 2013-04-22

It’s the weekly check-in with Scott Raab with plenty plenty plenty to talk about with the bombings, firings and FBI investigation that all occurred last week. The Boston Marathon news playing out online New York Post and their mis-identified suspects The terror of the citizens of Boston Milking the emotion of the audience Cable news

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NBA Rumor: Cavaliers reach out to retired Phil Jackson

More details continue to emerge this weekend on some possible coaching candidates for the Cleveland Cavs, and the ESPN.com NBA crew has an update tonight on Phil Jackson. Per the reporting of Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein: “As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to

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General

While We’re Waiting… Draft day trades brewing?

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Connecting the dots between a possible Kansas City-Miami trade that might affect the Browns’ plans with the No. 6 pick in the NFL Draft:

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Cavaliers Not Interested In Letting Byron Scott Interview For Lakers Job

In yesterday’s “While We’re Waiting”, Rick posted a link to an article by Fox Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico in which he laid out the case for why current Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott would be a prime candidate for the Los Angeles Lakers’ likely vacant coaching seat. He also said something that probably made

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Report: Lakers’ Brian Shaw Given the “Okay” to Talk to Cavs

The Los Angeles Lakers have won yet another NBA Championship.  And while a lot of attention will be focused on their head coach Phil Jackson as he allegedly contemplates retirement, assistant coach Brian Shaw has been given permission to talk to the Cleveland Cavaliers about their currently vacant head coaching position. The Orange County Register reports that

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Mathematical Proof of Tom Izzo’s NBA Success

As the free agency rumor season continues, the Cavaliers coaching rumor season is also relatedly running full force.  After Danny Ferry’s resignation it appears that Dan Gilbert might just be intent on hiring a college coach, namely Tom Izzo.  Now a lot of people are especially wary of college coaches making the jump from the

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While We’re Waiting… Buckeyes Breakthrough, Praising Alex Mack and the NBA Coaching Carousel

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com Less than 100 days… “Hide the women and children, and most of the men. No counterintuitive maneuvering here. It’s Ohio State. They play defense.

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Chicken/Egg: LeBron James and a New Head Coach

When he spoke about the release of head coach Mike Brown, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert mentioned that there are times when “risk must be taken in an attempt to break through to new, higher levels of accomplishment.”  And given what the Cavaliers (and Gilbert) have at stake, this is unfortunately one of those times. Reports

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General

The Mike Brown Advocacy Project

Within 24 hours of when the Cavaliers were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in Game 6 on May 13, Sports Illustrated reported that Mike Brown had been fired as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.  That report was May 14.  It is now May 22.  Mike Brown is the head coach of the Cleveland

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While We’re Waiting…Phil Jackson on Z, Antawn’s Integration into the Offense, Combine Fallacies, Branyan Deal

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Phil rips the NBA rules and the Z trade: “It’s something that’s going to have to be addressed in the next (collective bargaining agreement)…It’s

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About This “NBA to Block Zydrunas Ilgauskas” Nonsense

As the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of a three-game losing streak, many fans are curious as to the future regarding center Zydrunas Ilgauskas.  The man they affectionately know as “Big Z” was traded to the Washington Wizards (along with a draft pick) in exchange for Antawn Jamison.  His pictures are down, he has

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How the Lakers and Cavaliers Have Reversed Roles in the NBA’s Top Tier

One year ago, the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA title for the 15th time in their historic franchise history. This occurred in June despite the fact the Lakers actually finished the regular season with one fewer victory than the Cleveland Cavaliers. What this means is that there there was something else more important than

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Cavs 102, Lakers 87: Mo and Shaq Lead Statement Game on Christmas Day

Raise your hand if you expected the Cavaliers to enter the Staples Center and frustrate the Lakers like they were able to do last night. That is right. The team that had been a mild disappointment to many fans thus far this season pulled it all together on Christmas Day for one of the biggest

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While We’re Waiting…NBA Trade Rumors, Protests abound, Jersey Backlash, Jaws:Matters who is at QB

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email in the sidebar. Delonte for Captain Jack: “Cleveland continues to show the most trade interest in Golden State’s Stephen Jackson, sources say. Yet we still await

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The 2009 NBA Finals: Who Really Cares?

Here we are boys and girls. The dog days of summer. The grueling time when the NHL Playoffs are winding down, the baseball season is just getting good, and those silly playoffs in the basketball world come to an end. Just like has been the style for pretty much the last four decades, Cleveland fans

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Playing What If…

The Cavaliers lost 76-72 in Boston, falling behind 1-0 in the series. You know, in case you read this site and weren’t aware or something… After a loss like that one it would be easy to play the what if? game. What if LeBron shot better than 11%? What if the team made more than

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