With four minutes remaining in the game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Cavaliers trailed by only four points. At that moment, Mo Williams was forced to toss a halfcourt prayer.
A four-point game became a seven-point contest and the Thunder were never competitive again. (You can see video of the Mo Williams halfcourt shot at the end of this article.)
Williams finished the game with 22 points, four rebounds and four assists. LeBron James, per usual, led the way for the Cavs. The King scored 44 points, pulled down seven rebounds, dished out six assists and swiped …read more
When you think of the Cleveland Cavaliers, you think of LeBron James or perhaps Shaquille O’Neal. Delonte West has also made some headlines and who can forget Anderson Varejao’s hair? One player who doesn’t jump off the page is starting point guard Mo Williams — even though he made the All-Star team last season.
On Saturady night, the Dallas Mavericks certainly knew his name. Williams finished the game 7-for-7 on three-pointers and score 25 points overall as the Cavs beat the Mavs by a final score of 111-95.
LeBron James chipped in with 25 points, 12 assists and five rebounds. Delonte West …read more
In a rematch of the 2009 Eastern Conference Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers got some revenge against the Orlando Magic. Playing in Orlando, the Cavs got out to a 66-51 halftime lead and went on to win by a final score of 102-93.
As is always the case, LeBron James led the way for Cleveland. He had 36 points, eight rebounds and four assists in 39 minutes. He hit 13-of-23 field goals and 8-of-9 free throws. Mo Williams, who joined James in the All-Star Game last season, had 28 points and six assists.
Vince Carter was the lone bright spot for the Magic. …read more
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks defeated a Cleveland Cavaliers squad that was missing a few key pieces — namely LeBron James, Mo Williams and Shaquille O’Neal. Nowitzki poured in 19 points as the Mavs beat the Cavs by a final score of 93-82. With the win, Dallas is now 4-1 in the preseason.
Nowitzki scored his 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting and also had five rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal. Kris Humphries, Drew Gooden and Rodrigue Beaubois were also in double figures for the Mavs.
The LeBron-less Cavs were led by Jamario Moon’s 18 points, ten rebounds and …read more
With the Orlando Magic holding a 3-1 advantage in the 2009 Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James needed to come up big to keep the Cleveland Cavaliers alive. On Thursday night, he did just that.
In 46 minutes, James scored 37 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out 12 assists. He finished 11-for-24 from the field and 15-for-19 from the free throw line.
For once, the Chosen One actually got some help. Mo Williams had 24 points and hit 7-of-14 shots from the field, including 6-of-9 three-pointers. Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 16 points, while Delonte West chipped in 13 points.
The Magic can’t be too …read more
The 2009 All-Star Game reserves were recently named and the coaches got most of the selections right. However, there were three blatant mistakes made. Here are the three snubs along with the three players who should have been left off the All-Star team.
In: Ray Allen
Out: Devin Harris
There’s absolutely no way that Devin Harris should have made the All-Star team before Ray Allen. Allen is having a great shooting year despite not getting his usual amount of shots. Harris, on the other hand, gets tons of shots and tons of plays called for him on a bad team. You’d think the …read more