The Sweep life is good. The Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs, and now they’re enjoying a week off—plenty of time to heal the bumps and bruises and prepare for the next adversary. They even have time to have fun!
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Cavs forward LeBron James, point guard Kyrie Irving and shooting guard J.R. Smith tossed the ol’ pigskin around at practice on Thursday. It’s NFL Draft Day, so maybe they caught a case of football fever.
Based on the videos below, the goal was to catch a long pass and slam-dunk the football. No one was successful, but you get to see what The King looks like as a wide receiver. LeBron played the position in high school, but if he dreams of coming back at the pro level, his game needs work.
Whereas it looks like Kyrie could start at quarterback in the league right now. Check out his footwork. We also love that center Timofey Mozgov is trying to ignore them and get some work in.