It’s hard to believe that the Cleveland Cavaliers will be taking the court at Quicken Loans Arena tomorrow night, and it’s even more hard to believe who will be stepping foot on that court donning Cleveland Cavaliers’ jerseys.
Oh, and so is LeBron James.
Running the team from the bench is the best EuroCoach, David Blatt, and the highest paid assistant coach is right next to him in Tyronn Lue.
Boy what a difference a year makes, right?
It’s days like this that bring out the kid in me. The beginning of any season in any sport is special, but the beginning of this season with these Cleveland Cavaliers is particularly indulgent for any fan.
LeBron is home, and there really isn’t a story any more unique than that. While many will talk about the whens and the whys, and while others will bring up burnt jerseys and comic sans, I’ll be reveling in watching #23 dominate a basketball game with the wine and gold on. I’ll be enjoying Kevin Love threes and Dion Waiters finishes and Kyrie Irving finally becoming the point guard he was meant to be.
I’ll watch Shawn Marion and his bent fingers, and Mike Miller and his weird hair and think, “How did this happen?”
The answer doesn’t matter, because it did. Continue reading