Daily News - July 27, 2014
**NOTE: The news clips and articles listed don't necessarily reflect the views or beliefs of the Cleveland Cavaliers or their Basketball Operations staff, partners, or sponsors.**
ICYMI: LeBron James' Starz TV series extended trailer released
Author: George Thomas
Publication: Akron Beacon Journal
"In action and words, LeBron James through his foundation and the now infamous Sports Illustrated essay, has shown that he’s seeing a bigger picture for himself in life.
There are the charitable works, but he wants to have success in the world of entertainment, too. He gets his first shot Oct. 4 when Starz premieres Survivor’s Remorse, a six-part comedy series based on the start of his NBA career." - CLICK HERE to read full story.
To avoid anonymous sources, NBA should start talking
Author: Sam Amico
Publication: FOX Sports Ohio
"Nobody gets in the basketball business to write about rumors.
Actually, I take that back. Some folks actually do enjoy covering the NBA as if it's their own personal fantasy league. For some folks, gossip and the dream of daily trades make their existence pure heaven.
I am not one of them. I love basketball. I hate rumors. I hate using unnamed sources. I'd much rather everyone go on record with everything they say. I also know that's not reality." - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Cedar Point has a lot riding on promise to LeBron James
Author: Jon Chavez
Publication: Toledo Blade
"CLEVELAND — Leave it to Joakim Noah to spice up a quiet Friday on the Cavaliers front.
The outspoken Chicago Bulls center — infamous for criticizing the city of Cleveland during the 2010 NBA playoffs — shared his thoughts on LeBron James’ return to the Cavaliers.
Speaking with K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune at an event for his Noahs Arc Foundation, Noah set the tone for the next phase of the rekindled rivalry." - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Whatever Happened To...?: Framingham's Bernson shaped by his past
Author: Rick Smith
Publication: Milford Daily News
"Gary Bernson graduated from Framingham South in 1977, but has never forgotten the lessons he learned playing two sports for the Flyers.
Bernson, 55, played quarterback in football. "We kinda had an underachieving team," he said. "We lost a lot of athletes to soccer."
But one of the best athletes the Flyers lost to another sport was to basketball. David Blatt, who was recently named the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, was an outstanding football player his freshman year at South." - CLICK HERE to read full story.
NBA Saturday: That Other Guy on the Cavaliers
Author: Jessica Camerato
Publication: Basketball Insiders
"Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett weren’t the only standouts on the Cleveland Cavaliers’ summer league team. On a squad overshadowed by a pair of number one picks, a D-Leaguer fighting to earn a spot in the NBA made his mark.
Will Cherry traveled to Las Vegas ready to leave last year in the past. Twelve months earlier, the undrafted guard from the University of Montana averaged a mere 1.3 points in four minutes for the New Orleans Pelicans. The pace of the pro game moved “so fast” and he struggled to make an impact.
This summer would be different.
Without a place in the NBA, Cherry considered playing internationally last season. When those plans didn’t pan out, he joined the Cavaliers’ NBA Development League affiliate, the Canton Charge, in February. The coaching staff committed time and effort into getting back to basics with Cherry." - CLICK HERE to read full story.