Daily News - June 17, 2017
Andrew D. Bernstein
**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.**
Why Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James will be the greatest pro sports icon in Cleveland history: Bill Livingston
Author: Bill Livingston
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James was the greatest prodigy in sports here since the late Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians.
James is in his prime at 32, although his newly nearly shaved head gives him the appearance of even greater experience from which to draw. At his best, he is as overwhelming as was running back Jim Brown, 81, for the Cleveland Browns.
Those are the only players to whom James compares in Cleveland professional sports. Each won only one championship ring in Cleveland (so far, in James' case). - CLICK HERE to read full story.
Draymond Green, LeBron James trade barbs over NBA's 'superteam' trend
Author: Joe Noga
CLEVELAND -- Golden State's Draymond Green and Cleveland's LeBron James have spent the last two days entertaining NBA fans with scintillating exchanges via social media, at a parade and now on a podcast.
James, appearing on Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye's "Road Trippin" podcast Friday, defended his position that he did not start the NBA's "superteam" era when he went to Miami in 2010 to join forces with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
Green had taken a good portion of his microphone time during the Warriors' championship parade celebration on Thursday to call out James for saying he did not start the superteam trend. - CLICK HERE to read full story.
By the Numbers: Wrapping Up the 2016-17 Season
Author: Joe Gabriele
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cavs.com breaks down Cleveland's 2016-17 Season with some interesting integers in today's installment of "By the Numbers" presented by FanDuel.
4 … times the Wine & Gold have won the Eastern Conference (2007, 2015, 2016, 2017)
110.3, 116.2 … scoring averages for the Cavaliers during the 2016-17 Regular Season and 2017 Playoffs, respectively - CLICK HERE to read full story.
More Daily Press Links:
- (6/17) Marla Ridenour: As question of LeBron James’ future looms, Cavaliers face offseason conundrums that carry high price and risk, no certain reward Akron Beacon Journal
- (6/17) Cleveland Cavaliers must make improving bench a priority to dethrone Golden State Columbus Dispatch
- (6/17) LeBron James Loved Being On Warriors’ Minds During Their Championship Parade 92.3 The Fan
- (6/17) Summer agenda: Can Cavs close the gap on Warriors? Yahoo Sports
- (6/17) 2017 Offseason Blueprint for Cleveland Cavaliers Bleacher Report