Cavs Trainers to Represent Eastern Conference at 2013 All Star Weekend
CLEVELAND – Cleveland Cavaliers Head Athletic Trainer Max Benton and Assistant Athletic Trainer Stephen Spiro will represent the Eastern Conference at the 2013 NBA All Star Weekend in Houston. Benton and Spiro will comprise the Eastern Conference training staff for the entire NBA All-Star Weekend. Benton is in his 12th season with the Cavs, 18th overall in the NBA and this is Spiro’s third season with the team.
The Cavs’ athletic training duo will join guard Kyrie Irving, guard Dion Waiters, forward/center Tristan Thompson and forward/center Tyler Zeller who will all be participating in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on Friday. Irving will also compete in the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest on Saturday and the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.