Cleveland Cavaliers: Rubbing Salt in Wounds, Yahoo! Predicts NBA-Worst 12 Wins

September 16th, 2010 by Tom Delamater Leave a reply »
Apparently, the deification of LeBron James is complete.
This is no king, mind you—he’s a god, or at least a demigod, if Yahoo! Sports is to be believed.
The Cleveland Cavaliers, on the other hand, are just so much chattel, destined to languish in the mud pits of the NBA countryside now that their nobleman hath left.
Oh, brother.
In their rather thorough 2010-11 NBA Preview magazine (now on newsstands), the omnipresent media empire—behind the expertise of their respected basketball correspondent, Kelly Dwyer—predicts that the Cavaliers will win 12 games this season.
You read that correctly: 12 games.
That Dwyer feels they’re destined for the cellar of the NBA Central Division should be obvious; however, it’s much worse than that.
They’ll be the NBA’s worst team, he says. Not only that, they’ll be worse than they were in their expansion year of 1970-71.
I remember that team. Walt Wesley, a four-year journeyman center, was their star, if you could call it that. The roster sported such hopefuls as John Warren, Luther Rackley, and ...

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