NBA insider Sam Amico of AmicoHoops.net joined the Sam and Brad Show in studio to talk NBA and Cavaliers ahead of the 2018-19 season.
The Cavaliers open up the season Wednesday against the Toronto Raptors.
Sam and Brad also caught up with Zips head football coach Terry Bowden to talk about the Wagon Wheel game against Kent 19 seconds into the podcast. Also at the 5:04 mark Browns radio network analyst Doug Dieken weighed in on the Browns' season thus far.
NBA insider Sam Amico from Amico Hoops.net spoke with Sam and Brad after Wednesday's Game #3 loss.
Game #4 is set for Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.
NBA writer and insider Sam Amico joined Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell to talk about the NBA Finals Game #1 tonight between the Cavaliers and Warriors.
Amico says the Cavaliers have a chance because you can never know what can happen in a seven-game series.
Sam Amico of Amico Hoops discussed last night's win from the Cavaliers over the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
Game #2 is tomorrow in Canada. Join time is 5:30 and tip-off at 6 on 1590 WAKR.
NBA writer Sam Amico from Amico Hoops.net spoke with Sam and Brad Thursday to talk about the Cavaliers as they get ready for the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.
He also offered his thoughts on who needs to step up for the Wine and Gold during the second season.
Sam Amico caught up with Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell ahead of the Wine & Gold's contest against the Indiana Pacers tonight.
You can hear the game on 1590 WAKR at 7:30pm with coverage beginning at 7pm.
NBA insider Sam Amico from Amico Hoops.net spoke with Sam and Brad Wednesday to talk about the Cavaliers' win over the Bucks Tuesday night at the Q.
Amico said it's hard to predict how the Cavs will look until Isaiah Thomas gets back, but he likes the team's agressiveness early on.
Cavaliers and NBA insider Sam Amico from Amico Hoops.net spoke with Sam and Brad on Monday to talk about the Cavaliers as they prepare for the Bulls on Tuesday.
Sam Amico from AmicoHoops.net spoke with Sam and Brad Tuesday about the new-look Cavs, their chemistry, and Dwyane Wade being named a starter moving forward.
Brad Russell spoke with Sam Amico from Amico Hoops and Fox Sports Ohio to talk about the latest with Kyrie Irving and what direction the Cavs will go in as far as his possible replacement at point guard.
Sam Amico from Amico Hoops and FoxSports Ohio joined the Sam and Brad Show Thursday to talk about his recent article discussing the Cavaliers' GM search and how Zydrunas Ilgauskas would be a good fit in the front office of the Wine and Gold.
Ilgauskas played for the Cavaliers from 1996-2010 and is the all time franchise leader in rebounds, blocked shots, and games played.
The full interview can be heard here.
Brad caught up with Sam Amico of AmicoHoops.net to discuss the front office situation of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Sam Amico from Amico Hoops joined the Sam and Brad Show Tuesday ahead of Game #3 between the Cavs and Warriors at the Q Wednesday.
He said the role players have to have more of an impact if they are to win on Wednesday.
For the full interview, click here.
Sam and Brad spoke with NBA Analyst from Amico Hoops and FoxSports Ohio Sam Amico to preview the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers for the third consecutive year.
For the full interview, click here.
Sam Amico from Amico Hoops and FSO spoke with Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell ahead of tonight's game between the Cavaliers and the Celtics.
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Sam Amico from NEOSports Insiders and Fox Sports Ohio joined Sam and Brad to talk about the Cavaliers as they prepare for Game #3 against the Pacers tonight.
They play tonight on 1590 WAKR. Pregame starts at 6:30 with the tip-off at 7pm.
The Cleveland Cavaliers had a good showing at Quicken Loans Arena Monday night against the Atlanta Hawks 104-93, and after an eight day layoff, they looked just as crisp as they did when they swept Detroit in the first round.
Sam Amico from AmicoHoops.net joined Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell during their live broadcast from Canal Park Tuesday to talk about the win, the Cavs' energy on the offensive and defensive ends of the floor, and their mentality heading into Game 2 in Cleveland Wednesday night.
Amico said that he liked how the Cavaliers came out with a lot of energy early on.
"They really played with passion right away, they did the right things early, they got Kyrie going early," Amico said. The Wine and Gold did give up an 18 point lead during one stretch, but Sam said he wasn't worried that the Cavaliers would lose.
He (Amico) says the Cavaliers have to get out and play their game early so the Big 3 can get a rest.
"You want to play your Timofey Mozgovs, your Dahntay Jones'," he says. "I just need to think you need to start resting your regulars."
The Cavaliers and Hawks play Game 2 at 8 p.m. on 1590 WAKR. The Average Sports Show will broadcast live from the Q from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. prior to tip-off.
The Cavaliers and the Pistons will tip it off in Auburn Hills, Michigan for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series, and the Wine and Gold is tuning out the noise and getting ready for the task at hand.
Sam Amico from Amico Hoops.net joined the Sam Bourquin Show on a Feel Good Friday to talk about the matchup and what his thoughts are going into this contest.
Amico said the Cavs have to be more physical then they have been all series.
"It's about coming out and not only matching their energy, but setting the tone early, and being more physical," Amico explained.
"The Cavs can't get caught up in the crowd getting on them, and they need to come out and show the Pistons they can be tough and physical."
Aaron McMann from MLive Media Group offered his perspective from the Detroit side of things, saying it's been awhile since the Pistons have hosted a playoff game, and he knows the atmosphere will be raucous at the Palace tonight.
Aaron says the Pistons will play tough, hard-nosed basketball, and it all starts from their leading scorer in the regular season, Reggie Jackson.
"I don't think he's hit his plateau yet, but he's a guy that wants to win, and for Stan to put the offense on his shoulders, it says a lot."
The Cavs and the Pistons play tonight at 7pm on 1590 WAKR.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are coming off a close win against the Indiana Pacers Monday, but still have some chemistry questions that need answered.
Sam Amico from Amico Hoops.net joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the Cavs trying to find their identity and some of the questions surrounding point guard Kyrie Irving and his feelings about being in Cleveland.
"You knew it was going to be tough, because everybody brings their best game against the Cavs because they have LeBron James," Amico said. "The Pacers always play the Cavaliers tough, and they brought it last night."
As far as the scuttlebutt surrounding Irving, Amico said Kyrie's alleged unhappiness in Cleveland starts with Irving himself.
As far as the team themselves, Sam says they've been struggling from the perimeter, and it's been showing in these games so far.