Cavaliers Reportedly Banned Team from Using Hoverboards at Quicken Loans Arena

November 29th, 2015 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

The Cleveland Cavaliers aren't a franchise lacking fun and entertainment right now, owning the Eastern Conference's best record entering Sunday, but one thing the team isn't high on is the use of hoverboards by its players around Quicken Loans Arena. 

According to Chris Haynes of, the team has banned the motorized scooters from the arena following a club meeting. 

If you recall, during last year's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors, Cavaliers star J.R. Smith made headlines when he arrived at the Q on a machine loosely resembling the contraption that Marty McFly was using to get away from Biff Tannen and his gang in Back To The Future Part II. 

The decision to ban the hoverboards came around the time Cleveland's season started at the end of October, per a separate report from Haynes, when the Cavaliers held a team meeting to get on the same page. 

"[We were] just making sure everybody is doing the right thing and having the right goals in their heads," the Cavs' Sasha Kaun told Haynes of that meeting.    

As much fun as Smith appeared ...

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