Twenty-Six & Counting
Remember when Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said that a “dreaded spell and bad karma” would follow LeBron James wherever he went?
That quote comes from the same “open letter to the fans” where he personally guaranteed an NBA championship before James wins one in Miami and promised that the team’s “energy, focus, capital, knowledge, and experience” would be directed towards that very goal.
Was all of that supposed to start this season?
With a 99-96 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA record with a 25th straight loss…but the milestone week didn’t end there! A loss on Wednesday to the Detroit Pistons tied them with the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the longest losing stretch in major American pro sports history! (more…)