Game 2, let’s go! The Cleveland Cavaliers will try to continue to defend their home court against the gritty Detroit Piston team on April 20th at 8:00pm EST in the Quicken Loans Arena. Watch every dunk from NBA great LeBron James and his Cavs team online here!
The first round of the basketball playoffs is in full swing. The Cavaliers are already one up on the Pistons in the best of seven series. With the better regular season record, the Cavs have the home court advantage and hope to sweep the Pistons in four. The Detroit team however will not go quietly. Despite the outcome of this game, the Pistons will get to go home for two more and look to upset the stronger Cavs team. Catch all the NBA playoff madness on live stream here!
The Piston’s coach Stan Van Gundy, 56, was not happy with how the officials called the first game of the series and as a result he was fined $25k. That’s a pretty penny but it may be well worth it for the coach who wanted to let the world know that he felt that Cav’s MVP player LeBron James, 31, was getting special treatment and calls in his favor. LeBron is fierce competitor known to drop his shoulder, drive the lane, and score at will. LeBron had 22 as the Cavs beat the Pistons 106-101 in game one.
If the Pistons can’t slow him down, or if the officials can’t help with some calls, then Stan’s team may not have a shot at winning a single game in this series. The NBA may hope that the Cavs sweep the Pistons in this series so they can avoid a scheduling problem with Justin Bieber, 22..
Justin’s Purpose Tour is scheduled for a stop at The Quicken Loans Arena the same night the Cavs and Pistons are to play a game 5 there, should the series need to go beyond 4. The NBA has said they may change the schedule around for Justin, but LeBron, and the Cavs will be hoping for a quickly dispatch the Pistons team to avoid this scheduling snafu.
What do you think HollywoodLifers? Who will you be rooting for in this battle for Midwest supremacy? Are you fan of King James and the rugged Cavaliers or will you be hoping the Pistons score an upset in this series? Let us know who you got in this first round match-up!