The Cleveland Cavaliers: A History of the Wine & Gold

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Take a courtside seat with author Vince McKee as he dishes out the complete history of the Cleveland Cavaliers, from the founding of the franchise in 1970 to the triumphant return of LeBron James in 2014. Relive every major moment in team history. Highlights include draft picks turned all-stars, such as LeBron James and Brad Daugherty; coaching changes; heated rivalries; player departures; and dubious distinctions like "the Shot" and "the Stepien Rule." Get insight and analysis of every epic run from legendary sportscaster Joe Tait; players Austin Carr, Craig Ehlo and Larry Nance; and others as they reveal the untold true stories behind every major event in Cavs history.
ISBN: 9781626196803
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Ohio
Series: Sports
Images: 53
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Vince McKee is the author of three books: Hero, Cleveland's Finest and Jacobs Field. McKee is the lead writer for and is widely regarded as a Cleveland sports expert. Mary Schmitt Boyer covers the Cavs and the NBA for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Fred McLeod is a sportscaster who currently serves as the television play-by-play announcer for the Cavaliers. Known as "Mr. Cavalier, " Austin Carr is a former NBA player. He currently serves as the director of community relations for the Cavaliers and is also a color commentator on the team's broadcasts. Craig Ehlo is a retired NBA player who spent seven seasons with the Cavs (1986, 1993). Larry Nance is a retired NBA player who spent six seasons with Cavs (1988, 1994).
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