Below is a transcript of text messages I rec’d leading up to, and throughout the first half of the Cavs Game:
11:35 am – Bill: Gameday Baby!
5:55 pm – Paul: You going to the game?
6:03 pm – Re:Paul: No You?
6:13 pm – Paul: Yes. Four rows from the top. Doesn’t Stepien Rules get a press pass?
6:15 pm – Re:Paul: I wish…not quite…but people do send me Cavalier rap videos that they made at home.
Right After Tip-Off (7:34 pm)
Parker just hit a 3 to push the lead out to 13-2 (7:41 pm)
Kyle: Like Parker. Team d needs to gel around 33
LeBron’s blocked shot with 3 mins left in 1st Q (7:52 pm)
Todd: Where’s AC - Get that weak stuff….awesome block by LBJ
Shaq goes off the glass to make it 21-7
Joe: The Big Felllaaaaa
28-21 Cavs at end of First Quarter (8:00 pm)
Joe: I’ll take that
Rasheed Wallace’s 2nd (3) to tie it at 32…7:30 left in 2nd Q (8:15 pm)
Kurt: Slugs on offense. not sure if moon or parker can score.
Paul Pierce Hits (3) to take first lead at 39-38…15 point turnaround
Joe: did I ever tell you about how much I hate Pierce
Jamario Moon misses a jumpshot
Bill: Moon must be told he’s not a spot up shooter. slash baby slash
Cavs offense slows, Boston pushes out lead (8:35 pm)
Bill: Gonna miss Kuester a little I think
Towards end of first half (8:38 pm)
Kyle: Coach Brown said transition d wasn’t up to speed. I agree. Miss Delonte there.
At halftime…from my brother…Cavs down 51-45 (8:43pm)
Kevin: Dad thinks everyone should be fired but I like the way we look…bench looks rough tho.
At halftime (8:45pm)
Bill: Need Delonte for that 2nd unit big time!
…btw, I didn’t tell anyone I was going to do that…hope you guys don’t mind…out for now…