Welcome, wistful well-wishers of the Wine and Gold! It’s your old pal – the Optimist.

Whether you’re a dyed-in-the-wool Cavaliers fan or you just stumbled pie-eyed through the banquet hall from the wedding reception next door, you’ve arrived just in time for the NINTH ANNUAL OPTIMIST AWARDS BANQUET.

The 2011-12 NBA season was a strange one and, regrettably, I was on the IR for most
of it.