Alan and I watched the Cavaliers beat the Rockets 117-108 tonight at the Q! Alan was excited to see Collin Sexton in person for the first time. And Sexton did not disappoint, as he scored a team-high 29 points in the win.
Upon our arrival at the Q, Alan measured up against the player he represented in the starting lineup during last June’s NBA Finals – Tristan Thompson!
Next Alan found our names on the floor of the Wine & Gold Headquarters. This year our entry reads “Scott & Alan Miller.”
Our next stop was the team shop. Alan bought a Cavaliers stuffed elephant and named him “Wajibu,” since Blue House (Team Wajibu) has an elephant as its mascot. Wajibu will fit well at home with “Lucky” (dog) and “Cav-ee” (duck).
On the way to our seats, Alan made another great sign! He came up with the idea of drawing a sword slashing the opponent (a rocket in this case) in half, just like the graphics he saw on the Humongotron during the Finals. He also used a stencil to draw the “C” logo.
After getting some popcorn at Alan’s request, we sat and watched the rest of the game from our seats. We had a blast watching Sexton lead the Cavaliers to victory. We shared a lot of giggles too, as Alan got a kick out of taking my phone and taking close up pictures of his face and my shirt. 🙂
All-in-all, we had a perfect day together. Earlier in the day, we watched Ohio State beat Michigan 62-39. We watched every second of the game and celebrated every Ohio State score together. Considering 62 points were scored (an all-time record for an opponent of Michigan), we tired ourselves out!
11/25/18 Update: The Browns capped a remarkable sports weekend by beating the Bengals in Cincinnati. The Cavaliers, Buckeyes, and Browns combined to go 4-0 over Thanksgiving weekend, and Alan and I watched almost all of the action together. If only this weekend could last forever…