The city of Cleveland should finally see its first professional sports championship since 1964 in June thanks to Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry giving LeBron James adominant big man to play with in Shaquille O’Neal and upgrading the team’s defense. Many people may disagree with that, and I understand why. The Lakers and Celtics sport a better all-around team on paper than Cleveland’s squad heading into the 2009-2010 NBA season, which starts on Tues., Oct. 27, and the Cavaliers were noticeably outplayed and outcoached by the Orlando Magic in last year’s Eastern Conference Finals. But before their loss to the Magic, James’ squad cruised through the regular season with a 66-16 record, which was one game better than that for the Lakers. ...
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