Cleveland Cavaliers Look to Avenge Cav Teams of Old By Knocking Off the Bulls

April 15th, 2010 by Jon Sladek Leave a reply »
As the NBA playoff matchups came into focus, most Cavaliers fans were hoping to draw the Chris Bosh-less Toronto Raptors instead of the Chicago Bulls in the first round. But Not this guy—noooo way.

I've been waiting for this one FAR too long.

I realize Michael Jordan is long gone and the current state of the Bulls franchise is a far cry from the Dynasty of the 90s, but the fact remains—we have a score to settle.

Nobody knows what the true potential was for the late 80s to early 90s Cavs teams for a couple reasons. First, center Brad Daugherty and point guard Mark Price both suffered career-altering injuries that really plagued the team during what should have been their peak. Second, THE GREATEST PLAYER IN NBA HISTORY KEPT BEATING US!

The timing really could not have been worse for the Cavs to piece together the best pre-LeBron team in franchise history. As the Boston Celtics "Big Three" began to age and fade, the Cavs assembled their own big three in Price, Daugherty and standout power forward Larry Nance.

After years in the doldrums, suddenly the Cavs were the talk of the town and packing fans ...

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