Articles by Sam Amico


LeBron mentions sequel at Swenson’s

STAFF REPORT Before taking the red carpet for the premiere of “Trainwreck,” Cavaliers star LeBron James drove his movie co-stars to Swenson’s, a drive-in chain…


Cavs GM discusses Tristan, roster

BY SAM AMICO Cavaliers general manager David Griffin spoke to reporters at the NBA summer league in Las Vegas on Saturday, and here are the…


Dribbles: A look at each Vegas run

BY SAM AMICO Three random dribbles on each of the six games at the NBA’s Las Vegas summer league. Friday was opening day, with plenty…


Players to watch in Las Vegas

BY SAM AMICO Here is my quick list of players to watch for every team competing in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League. A full…


Cavs continue Haywood trade talks

BY SAM AMICO With time still remaining before Brendan Haywood’s $10.5 million contract becomes guaranteed, the Cleveland Cavaliers continue to look for the best available…


Lakers starting something good

BY SAM AMICO Since the end of the season, the Lakers have added some intriguing talent to their roster. But will it mean anything special?…


Magic’s Mario offers super show

BY SPENCER DAVIES The fifth overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft isn’t just another European that’s bound to be a bust. He’s a basketball…


Cavs’ quandary: Move Andy, or no?

BY SPENCER DAVIES For more than a decade, Anderson Varejao has defined the scratching-and-clawing, never-say-die attitude of the city stitched onto the front of his jersey.


Dribbles: Orlando summer fun

BY SAM AMICO Random dribbles on the NBA’s summer league in Orlando, which began Saturday and concludes Friday:


Would Nets-Cavs trade make sense?

BY SAM AMICO If the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets are indeed talking trade, as an ESPN report suggested, here is what you need to…



Brown makes return with Team USA

BY SAM AMICO Former Cavaliers and Lakers coach Mike Brown is returning to the sidelines this summer, just not as an NBA coach.