The sheer amount of people was incredible enough that I was taking pictures and videos of the crowd. With the sidewalks impassable, we were walking down in the street, trying to get to a spot near the rally where we could also see the parade. It quickly became apparent that it was going to be one or the other. There were people in trees. People standing on street lights. People sitting on top of bus shelters. There were people everywhere.
Last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers did the improbable. They completed a comeback that had never before been accomplished. They came back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals against the team that had the best regular season record in history. At this point, I've not told you anything you didn't already know. What I can do though is give it to you from my perspective as a lifelong Cleveland sports fan.
Michael and Aneesh talk about AJ Hammons getting drafted by the Dallas Mavericks, address some of the common scouting criticisms of AJ's game, and debate whether he will have an easier time than JaJuan Johnson in finding a role in the NBA. All that, plus which of Caleb Swanigan/Vince Edwards/Isaac Haas will have the longest NBA career, and thoughts on the Pacers trades for Jeff Teague and Thaddeus Young.
We look at how AJ Hammons fits with Rick Carlisle, (hopefully) Dirk Nowitzki, and the Mavs.
Curious about how AJ Hammons fits with your favorite NBA team? We rank AJ's fit with all 30 teams, based on offensive and defensive scheme, coaching, and pressure to produce.
AJ Hammons is one of the top center prospects in the 2016 NBA draft, and we've watched him closer than anyone for the last four years. Let's dive into what he could provide to the team that drafts him.
Sharon Versyp signed a six-year extension today ... wait, what?
What's worse than an angry fanbase? An apathetic one that has given up. But this is what happens when those fans realize that the Purdue athletic department doesn't care about winning in football.
Caleb is back. #BiggieWatch2016 ends with cheers. Time to get back to work.