The New York Times invited Brawley Chisholm to call LeBron James’s first game back in Cleveland in his own inimitable style, offering a playground-level perspective on the biggest show in sports.
As LeBron James made clear in his Cleveland return Thursday night, wherever the best player in the basketball universe goes to play hoops, the reality changes.
Despite the hoopla over James’s first game back with Cleveland, the Knicks held on for the victory. James scored 17 points and had eight turnovers.
The team announced that point guard Jose Calderon would miss two to three more weeks, including Thursday night’s game against the Cavaliers, with a strained right calf.
Two of the teams expected to battle it out for supremacy in the Eastern Conference will face each other Friday as LeBron James and Cleveland visit Chicago and Derrick Rose.