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Category Archives: Dan Gilbert

LeBron and Gilbert at the Summit

About four o’clock this dark morning five armored SUVs enter an Akron estate, a man in the first vehicle using an electronic device to open the wrought iron gate, and speed to the entrance of a mansion boasting more than thirty thousand square feet. At least ten camouflaged commandos emerge from somewhere and aim automatic […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Chris Paul, Golden State Warriors, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Lebron James

Steph Curry Rescues LeBron

After game two Dan Gilbert marches into the locker room of his Cleveland Cavaliers and tugs the back of LeBron James’ jersey. “Hey, we gotta talk.” “I’ll give you five minutes when we get back to Cleveland.” “You’ll talk now or I’ll suspend you the rest of this series.” “Sure, we’re down two-oh and I’m […]

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Gilbert Demands Examination of LeBron

In a lather, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert calls and tells me to get online and click the link he just sent. I do so and listen as he says, “Who the hell’s that little dude standing next to Joel Embid after the game? Looks like he’s smiling up at his hero. And check out poor […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Ben Simmons, Cleveland, George Thomas Clark, Joel Embid, Lebron James, Philadelphia

Cavaliers Reshape the World

Quietly I enter Dan Gilbert’s office and ease into a corner to watch him stare at a massive wall map of the United States. Every few seconds he tightens arms locked across his chest and juts his jaw at various targets – NBA cities across the land. LeBron James and general manager Koby Altman stand […]

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LeBron’s Championship Dreams

Am I dreaming? I hope so and we aren’t really getting bushwhacked by Oklahoma City and surrendering forty-three points in the first quarter to trail by nineteen. Despite shooting well we’re down sixteen at halftime and twenty after three quarters and let the gathering Thunder hit fifty-eight percent while they hang a hundred forty-eight on […]

Also posted in Basketball, Basketball and Football, Bill Russell, Donald Sterling, George Thomas Clark, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Lebron James, Magic Johnson, Stephen Curry

The Warrior

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Draymond Green, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Lebron James, Paul George, Stephen Curry

Diabolical Game Two

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Draymond Green, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Lebron James, Stephen Curry, Titanic, Tyronn Lue

Ominous Game One

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Cleveland, Golden State Warriors, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Lebron James

The Underdog

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Bill Russell, Cleveland, Jerry West, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Lebron James, Oakland, Stephen Curry, Wilt Chamberlain

Curing Dan Gilbert

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Chris Bosh, Cleveland, Detroit, Drugs, Dwyane Wade, Elvis Presley, Lebron James, Manu Ginobelli, Mental Health, Michael Jackson, Tim Duncan

Dan Gilbert Condemns

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Basketball, Cleveland, Lebron James, Miami