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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Smith: The epic legacy of LeBron James & the Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Smith, Columnist September 2, 2016

Not many real life stories get fairy tale endings, but the Cleveland Cavaliers have made the exception. This summer, we witnessed them lift a 52-year old curse from a city plagued by a series of misfortunate...

A debate on LeBron James’ place amongst the greatest of all time

JP. O'Hagan, Billy Heyen, Noah Crowley, and Viejay Raj February 26, 2016

Welcome to Point/Counterpoint, the back and forth sports bar style debate column. This week we brought a full team on board to debate LeBron James’s place in NBA history in light of ESPN’s recently...

Cavaliers prepare for title run

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter April 17, 2015

The return of Cleveland’s prodigal son has also marked the return of postseason basketball in this city as the Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the NBA playoffs for the first time since the spring of...

Is LeBron the MVP?

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter April 10, 2015

LeBron James is still, and has been for quite some time, the best basketball player on the planet. Even as the king has entered his 30s and has begun to exit his athletic prime, the widespread opinion...

LeBron James: assist king

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter February 27, 2015

On Tuesday night, LeBron James accomplished yet another historic feat, breaking Scottie Pippen’s record for most assists ever recorded by an NBA forward. James surpassed Pippen’s total of 6,135 assists...

Cavaliers looking for answers

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter January 16, 2015

When the Cavaliers shook up their roster this past summer, an adjustment period was to be expected. The “Big 3” of Lebron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love would need time to figure out how to play...

The most unique Cavs game of the season

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter October 17, 2014

With 2:58 left on the clock before halftime, an enthusiastic group of people dressed in Sugardale hot dog suits paraded onto the middle of the basketball court, led by the energetic Sir CC. Their mission...

Kyrie Irving Stats

Cavaliers Still Kyrie Irving’s Show

Joey Arko, Contributing Reporter October 3, 2014

While the Cleveland Cavaliers had far and away the splashiest off-season of the NBA—signing two perennial all-stars and a host of solid, veteran supporting cast players—perhaps none of it could have...

All the King’s Men

Aaron Shang, Contributing Reporter September 26, 2014

Cue the music—Diddy’s “Coming Home,” if you please. For a city seeking its first major championship since 1964, Cleveland has embraced the news that Lebron James is returning to the Cleveland...

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