Cleveland fan and writer Scott Raab wrote “The Whore of Akron: One Man’s Search for the Soul of LeBron James” after James left Cleveland for Miami. Raab joined Toucher & Rich to discuss how he feels now that LeBron has a ring and how other Cleveland fans might be feeling this morning.
Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers was named the 2012 Rookie of the Year, beating out another point guard Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The ascent has been rapid for the 19-year-old former New Jersey high school player from St. Patrick’s who last year, due to an injury, played just 11 games as a freshman at Duke.
Ray Allen scored 22 points, Kevin Garnett added 18 and the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 86-83 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
The Boston Celtics are going through some of their toughest times since teaming Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett with Paul Pierce prior to the 2007-08 season.
Paul Pierce scored 20 points, Ray Allen had 12 in the third quarter and the Boston Celtics avenged a disappointing loss to Cleveland two days ago by barely holding off the Cavaliers 93-90 on Tuesday night.
Ray Allen returned from an ankle injury and scored 22 points, but Kyrie Irving made a layup with 2.6 seconds left to give the Cavaliers an 88-87 victory over the Celtics.
Raab joined Toucher & Rich to discuss stories involving Delonte West, the way the media covered the Cleveland Cavaliers and of course LeBron James.
IF there is a 2011-12 NBA season, the Boston Celtics will get things started at home on Wednesday November 2.
The Celtics also traded rookies Semih Erden and Luke Harangody to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second-round draft pick, Yahoo Sports reports.
Paul Pierce scored 24 and Kendrick Perkins returned for the first time since injuring his knee in the NBA finals to help the Boston Celtics beat Cleveland 112-95 on Tuesday night and send the Cavaliers to their 18th consecutive loss.