LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.
Here are the five nuggets of information that we learned over the course of the last month as the U.S. dominated the world of basketball once again.
Despite many of the NBA’s best players opting out of the competition, here are the five reasons the USA will still dominate the FIBA World Cup.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving had 23 points and seven assists to lead the White team to a 128-106 win over the Blue team at the USA Basketball Showcase at the Thomas and Mack.
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.