CLEVELAND, OHIO - FEBRUARY 27: Max Strus #1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots a half-court shot over Luka Doncic #77 of the Dallas Mavericks to defeat the Mavericks in the last second of the fourth quarter at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on February 27, 2024, in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Mavericks 121-119.

Good morning, Sports fans!  Davey Mac here with an action-packed Sports Report for ya!  We have a lot going on in the NBA…a big night for the Devils…MLB Spring Training is in full swing…and an update on the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade shooting…but first…

…Good, Lord…did you see this?  Max Strus of the Cleveland Cavaliers hit a game-winning shot last night from half-court to defeat the Dallas Mavericks…and it was amazing!  Check out the video below!

Bleacher Report on Twitter: "CAVS GAME WINNER FROM HALF COURT 😱WILD ENDING IN CLEVELAND 🤯 pic.twitter.com/80xSb9W7xY / Twitter"

CAVS GAME WINNER FROM HALF COURT 😱WILD ENDING IN CLEVELAND 🤯 pic.twitter.com/80xSb9W7xY

Holy Cow!  I mean…that’s a SERIOUS buzzer-beater!  It’s good to hit the game-winning shot from anywhere on the court…but to nail it from almost 50 feet away…incredible!

Cleveland Cavaliers on Twitter: "Courtside view.It doesn't get any better than this. #LetEmKnow pic.twitter.com/dMaUillE4i / Twitter"

Courtside view.It doesn't get any better than this. #LetEmKnow pic.twitter.com/dMaUillE4i

Meanwhile…check out the two radio calls from both the Cavs and Mavs announcing teams.  Pure joy with the first clip from Cleveland.  And pure heartbreak with the sound bite from Dallas.

Awful Announcing on Twitter: "And in the "agony of defeat" category is Mark Followill on the Dallas Mavericks television call of the Max Strus miracle. "Oh no! Oh no! Oh no! Max Strus I don't believe it!" pic.twitter.com/IoWDKL3e7N / Twitter"

And in the "agony of defeat" category is Mark Followill on the Dallas Mavericks television call of the Max Strus miracle. "Oh no! Oh no! Oh no! Max Strus I don't believe it!" pic.twitter.com/IoWDKL3e7N

What a shot.  Max Strus has just made a name for himself.  We’re gonna be watching Strus’ career going forward…because this shot was unbelievable.  Anyone know if he’s available to sign with the Knicks?

 

Anyway, congrats to Strus on the improbable but amazing shot.  Great stuff.  I’m Davey Mac…now on to the rest of the Sports Report, guys!  BOOM!

Dallas Mavericks v Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND, OHIO – FEBRUARY 27: Donovan Mitchell #45 and Isaac Okoro #35 celebrate with Max Strus #1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers after Strus made a half-court buzzer-beater shot to defeat the Dallas Mavericks at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on February 27, 2024 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Mavericks 121-119.

 

  • NBA Recap From Tuesday

    Let’s start with basketball.  Where the Knicks lost to the Pelicans last night…115 to 92.  In all fairness, Jalen Brunson did not play last night…which meant four-fifths of their starting lineup was out.  Nonetheless, the Knicks drop to 35 and 24…still 4th in the Eastern Conference.

     

    New Orleans Pelicans v New York Knicks

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 27: Zion Williamson #1 of the New Orleans Pelicans goes to the basket as Precious Achiuwa #5 and Josh Hart #3 of the New York Knicks defend during the second half at Madison Square Garden on February 27, 2024 in New York City. The Pelicans won 115-92.

    The Nets were defeated by the Magic…108 to 81.  Brooklyn goes to 22 and 36 for the season (11th in the East).

    The 76’ers fell to the Celtics…117 to 99…despite 32 points from Tyrese Maxey.  Philly falls to 33 and 25…as the Sixers are now 6th in the East.

    Philadelphia 76ers v Boston Celtics

    BOSTON, MA – FEBRUARY 27: Tyrese Maxey #0 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots over Sam Hauser #30 of the Boston Celtics in the first quarter of a game at TD Garden on February 27, 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • Devils Take Down San Jose

    Hockey.  The Devils crushed the Sharks last night…7 to 2.  Nico Hischier, Jack Hughes, and Jesper Bratt all had goals in the game.

    Montreal Canadiens v New Jersey Devils

    NEWARK, NEW JERSEY Jack Hughes #86 reacts with Nico Daws #50 of the New Jersey Devils 

    The Flyers defeated the Lightning…6 to 2.  Noah Cates had a goal and an assist for Philly in the win.

    The Rangers were off.  They face the Blue Jackets tonight in Madison Square Garden.

    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – FEBRUARY 24: Chris Kreider #20 and Mika Zibanejad #93 of the New York Rangers speak against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on February 24, 2024 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Chiefs Super Bowl Parade Shooting Update

    Football.  The shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory celebration could end up being an interesting legal test of Missouri’s stand-your-ground law.  Both guys who shot at each other say they did so because they felt threatened.

    Shooting At Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl Victory Parade Leaves Multiple People Injured

    KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – FEBRUARY 14: People take cover during a shooting at Union Station during the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on February 14, 2024 in Kansas City, Missouri. Several people were shot and two people were detained after a rally celebrating the Chiefs Super Bowl victory.

  • Soto Says Bring Snell To The Yanks

    Baseball Spring Training.  Yanks lost to the Rays…4 to 2.

    Mets beat the Marlins…7 to 1.

    The Phillies and Twins tied at 3 to 3.

    Now back to the Yanks for a second…as new Yankee superstar Juan Soto enthusiastically endorsed the idea of the team signing National League Cy Young winner Blake Snell, which would make the Yankees the first team to combine the two reigning Cy Young winners in one Opening Day rotation.  Soto was a team-mate of Snell’s on the Padres and says he’s a great guy.

    San Diego Padres v San Francisco Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 25: Blake Snell #4 of the San Diego Padres pitches against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at Oracle Park on September 25, 2023 in San Francisco, California.

  • Davey Mac Sports TV

    It’s the Davey Mac Sports Report for Wednesday, February 28th!  Listen to Davey Mac on the Morning Rat Race every weekday morning from 6 to 10 AM on WRAT 95.9 FM! 

  • That's Today's Davey Mac Sports Report!

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