Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Spring in the Cavs' step

Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Even though weather that feels like "Winter, Part Two" has settled over much of the US, to me it's finally feeling like spring.  But I don't think it's the fact that Opening Day is only two days away 

Maybe it's the spring in people's step, the tulips poking through the dirt, the birds singing a little bit louder, the sun trying just a little bit harder to seep through the clouds.  And why?

Because something good happened to Cleveland fans last night.  Because the Cavs electrified a sold-out Q crowd last night and beat the Heat in one of the most satisfying wins in a while.  And because the team made good on the bill the Cavs fans presented for showing up en force so often this season.

Great win.  Brian Windhorst opined today that Cavs fans are "too stubborn to be disenchanted."  Well that might sum us up better than any prose written earlier.

And proud of it.

Highlights after the break.  Don't usually do this, but figure I'll want to watch this a few times.