Et tu, Cleveland Fans? How Does LeBron James Kill Six Birds With One Throne?

Posted in Blogroll on May 12th, 2010 by Michael Tillery

It happens.

Boston blasts Cleveland 120-88 in a contest some predict will be the King’s last home game as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. LBJ puts in a pedestrian 15 points and doesn’t score a field goal until the middle of the third quarter. The point total is his 4th fewest playoff output ever. This was not the greatest of the LeBron’s nights, but we must keep the conversation sane and understand credit goes to where credit belongs, and that’s to the heart of a Boston champion. A 2008 champion stewing and scratching and clawing for respect in a Cleveland/Orlando driven Eastern Conference. After all, did they really fall off that far? Black Pharaoh (KG) wasn’t having the young next and his close knit fam take it to his prideful squad without a street fight. You know they are still sick LeBron kicked them with 46. Last night was simply their measure for the get back respect so earned by those who have found comfort and also hunger in the pinnacle.

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Notes from TNT’s Coverage of the NBA Playoffs –Tuesday, May 11, 2010: Never, EVER Underestimate the Heart of a Boston Champion

Posted in Blogroll on May 12th, 2010 by Michael Tillery

This was not that long ago

I’ve written most of my thoughts above so I’ll let you check this and that out but are we as fans and writers that far gone to assume Boston was just gonna lay down and give the clear path to the Eastern Conference Finals? Uh…no. Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and the Boston incumbent Paul Pierce were no way in hell gonna let that happen. Add a budding young Celtics legend in Rajon Rondo and before our very eyes is a Cleveland disaster laying in wait…

Cleveland’s best shot is to try to get out and run somehow, someway.

TNT’s exclusive coverage of the Western Conference Finals begins on Monday, May 17 at 9 p.m. (ET) with the Phoenix Suns @ L.A. Lakers (Game #1)

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