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VIDEO PODCAST – INSTANT ANALYSIS GAME 7 NBA FINALS and CAVS WINNING THE NBA CHAMPIONSHIP

It took the Cavs organization 46 years to do it and the city of Cleveland 52 years to accomplish it again, but Cleveland your Cavs for the first time ever, and for C’Town you have a World Champions once again!

The Cavaliers defeated the Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the NBA Finals to win the NBA Championship.

Check out my “Instant Analysis” in the video podcast below-

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LeBron Holding Both NBA Championship and MVP Trophies

CAVS NBA CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE WEDNESDAY JUNE 22ND

2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and
City of Cleveland Celebration Plans

THE 2016 NBA CHAMPS ARRIVE HOME!

The NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to arrive back home in Cleveland at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Monday.
Arrival is at Atlantic Aviation (6200 Riverside Dr., Cleveland, OH 44135) across from the IX Center. Media is welcome to cover the team’s arrival and fans can attend as well, as parking and space allows around the IX Center.

In partnership with the City of Cleveland, the 2016 CAVALIERS NBA CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE AND RALLY will take place in downtown Cleveland this Wednesday, June 22nd.  Stay tuned for more details!

Championship Gear Now Available! Fans can celebrate the Cavs 2016 NBA championship with their own Limited Edition Official Locker Room Hat and T-shirt now available in limited quantities online at CavaliersTeamShop.com!

For the most updated news and information about the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers visit Cavs.com, and follow the team on social media (@cavs on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram).

KENNY’S KEYS and PREDICTION FOR A CAVS GAME 7 WIN

KENNY’S KEY TO A CAVS CHAMPIONSHIP WIN IN GAME 7

SURVIVE THE WAVE – The wave of emotion and energy the Warriors will get from, and play with, because of their home crowd in the 1st quarter is going to be HUGE. The Cavs must be able to handle it, not be overwhelmed by it and keep the game close early on. Once they do that, it becomes just another basketball game on the road. Then you settle in and do what you’ve done that last 2 games!

THE “J’ WILL SHOW THE WAY – If LeBron’s jumper is falling, the Warriors are in big trouble! If LBJ is hitting that “J” from mid-range and a few from 3-point country, Golden State cannot guard him. That in turn will open up drives to the basket for “The King”, as well as set up his teammates for plenty of open shots. To say that LeBron James jumper is the key to the Cavaliers winning the NBA Championship may sound crazy, but it just may come down to that, because the Warriors are going to give him that shot early on to see if he can make it. If he shows he can, goodnight Golden State and hello World Championship! If not, the Warriors defense will settle in and may be tough to score on.

PHYSICAL and MENTAL TOUGHNESS –  These 2 things have really played a major part in each team winning their 3 games in this series. Whichever teams comes out and throws the first punch, plays aggressive for 48 minutes at both ends of the floor and can handle the pressure, the ups and downs, the bad calls and bad officiating better mentally, will have a decided edge in this winner take all Game 7!

VALUE THE BASKETBALL – Don’t turn it over. It’s real simple. If you at least get a shot at the hoop on offense good things can happen. If you turn it over, you miss a chance at scoring, and you give Golden State a chance to get easy baskets at the other end. The team that takes better care of the ball will be in great shape to win this game.

THE BIG 2 and WHO? – You know what you’re going to get from LeBron. Unless his foot injury is more serious than they’re letting on, we pretty much have a good idea of what to expect from Kyrie. But who will be that 3rd scorer the Cavs need to win a Title? Will Kevin Love break out of his series long slump and put points on the board and grab some rebounds? Will JR Smith provide that scoring punch from long distance? Will Tristan Thompson step up big again like he did in the Game 6 win with another double/double? One of those guys or someone else we’re not expecting has to help out James and Irving in the scoring department to help Cleveland bring home its first ever Larry O’Brien trophy and NBA Championship.

DEFENSE – We all know defense wins championships. Tonight will be no different. Whichever team can communicate on “D”, be more physical on “D” and play it for all 24 seconds of the shot clock and for all 48 minutes of the game, will win!

There are other keys I could talk about, like “Ball Movement” on offense for the Cavs, but you already know how important that is from my previous posts or podcasts. But the ones I have mentioned above to me are the most important tonight. If the Cavs can do most, if not all of the keys listed, then they will win an NBA Title and bring the city of Cleveland something they’ve been waiting for since 1964…A World Championship!

If that happens then it will give new meaning to the phrase “O.I.C.” – Only In Cleveland! Because “Only In Cleveland” will a team have done something no other NBA team has been able to do in the history of the game, come back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals and win the NBA Championship! 

MY PREDICTION – Get you champagne ready, prepare for a parade in downtown Cleveland, as I like MVP LeBron James and the Cavs to defeat Steph Curry and the Warriors 104-97 in Game 7 and complete the greatest comeback in NBA history!

WATCH “INSTANT ANALYSIS” – NBA FINALS GAME 6 – CAVALIERS 115 WARRIORS 101

LeBron James Game 6 NBAFinals 2016 Podium

Jon Bozeka and I break down the Cavs impressive 115-101 win over the Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, as LeBron James, for the second straight game, scores 41 points to lead the Cavaliers to victory and a Game 7, winner take all contest on Sunday night in Oakland at Oracle Arena. The victor takes home the Larry O’Brien trophy and will be crowned 2016 NBA Champions.

 

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KENNY’S KEYS TO A CAVS GAME 6 NBA FINALS WIN OVER THE WARRIORS

Here are my 8 keys to a Cavaliers win tonight in Game 6 of the NBA Finals over the Warriors! If the Cavs can hit on 5 or 6 of these keys I feel they will force a Game 7, winner talk all on Sunday night in Oakland.

Kenny Roda WHBC Promo Photo

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SAM AMICO and KENNY RODA on PREVIEWING GAME 6 OF THE NBA FINALS BETWEEN THE CAVS and THE WARRIORS

FoxSportsOhio.com’s Sam Amico joined me on my radio show on News-Talk 1480 WHBC to look back at the Cavs Game 5 win at Golden State and Preview Game 6 in Cleveland.

Kenny Roda & Sam Amico Photo at Hoop 5-4-16

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LeBRON JAMES – JR SMITH – KYRIE IRVING POSTGAME PRESS CONFERENCE GAME 3 NBA FIANLS – CAVS 120 WARRIORS 90

No Kevin Love no problem for the Cavs as the “Big 3” of LeBron, Kyrie and JR combined for 82 points in the Cavaliers 120-90 win over the Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Golden State still leads the series 2 games to 1, with Game 4 taking place Friday night June 10th at Quicken Loans Arena.

But lets hear what this trio had to say about their 30 point win in Game 3.

LeBron - JR - Kyrie at the Podium - Game 3 NBA Finals 2016

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NBA FINALS SCHEDULE – CAVS vs WARRIORS

                                                                                                 Local   EDT    Broadcast

CLEVELAND vs GOLDEN STATE

Game 1 – Thu  June  2 Cleveland at Golden State           6:00PM  9:00PM     ABC/R/TSN

Game 2 – Sun  June  5 Cleveland at Golden State           5:00PM  8:00PM     ABC/R/TSN

Game 3 – Wed  June  8 Golden State at Cleveland           9:00PM  9:00PM     ABC/R/SN

Game 4 – Fri  June 10 Golden State at Cleveland           9:00PM  9:00PM     ABC/R/SN

Game 5 * Mon  June 13 Cleveland at Golden State           6:00PM  9:00PM     ABC/R/TSN

Game 6 * Thu  June 16 Golden State at Cleveland           9:00PM  9:00PM     ABC/R/SN

Game 7 * Sun  June 19 Cleveland at Golden State           5:00PM  8:00PM     ABC/R/TSN

*If necessary

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LeBRON JAMES and KYIE IRVING PRESS CONF. FOLLOWING CAVS 116-78 WIN OVER THE RAPTORS IN GAME 5 of ECF

Hear what “The King and Kyrie had to say about beating the Raptors by 38 points in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals 116-78 at The Q.

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INSTANT ANALYSIS – GAME 5 of ECF – CAVS 116 RAPTORS 78

Sam Amico and I break down the Cavaliers annihilation of the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals 116-78 and look ahead to Game 6 Friday night in Toronto where the Cavs, who now lead in the series 3 games to 2, have a chance to close out this series.

Kenny Roda & Sam Amico Photo at Hoop 5-4-16

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