The end of pro basketball in Cleveland?

Originally Published: May 12, 2010
By Bill Simmons | ESPN.com

Memo to my editors on Tuesday night: "I'm going to wake up at 5:30 a.m., make a pot of coffee and write a retro-diary of Game 5. It needs to be commemorated for posterity's sake. The axis of professional basketball may have shifted. I need some time to digest what just happened. I am still in shock. Also, 'American Idol' and 'Lost' are coming on. Crap, did I say that out loud? I know you understand. Until tomorrow."

And now … it's today.

Assuming the Celtics clinch the series ...

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