The Cavs’ offseason has been, to use Kyrie Irving’s word, “peculiar.” While the rival Warriors reloaded by re-signing Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant and possibly improved by adding a few key role players (Nick Young, Omri Casspi and rookie Jordan Bell), the Cavs parted ways with general manager David Griffin and vice president of basketball operations Trent Redden and made few moves on the free-agent market (retaining Kyle Korver and adding Jose Calderon and Jeff Green).
It also will explore how to make the Grand Old Game more relevant to younger sports fans who might not watch baseball. Instead of reaching viewers through TV, the site wants to target them through their mobile phones.
“We’re kind of a learning point for Turner. We’re experimenting on the front lines — and bringing that intel back to them,” Yanarella said. “Seeing where we can combine that with a traditional broadcast.”
And so Griffin was shuttled out, followed by a half-baked plan to bring in popular former player Chauncey Billups to run the basketball outfit on a cheap contract. Billups turned that down, and the Cavaliers — the envy of the league a year ago — have looked to be short on competence since.
This does not preclude the Cavs from a championship run next year, though. They still have James, and they are still the favorites in the East. They were far more competitive in the last three games of this year’s finals series than the first two, giving some indication that they can play with Vancouver Canucks Cheap Jerseys the Warriors. Golden State is just a strained hamstring or twisted ankle away from being vulnerable to Ravens Cheap Jerseys Cleveland in a seven-game series.