INDEPENDENCE: In the recent history of NBA champions, only one overcame a significant injury to a key starter for the duration of the postseason and still managed to win a title. Shawn Marion was on that team, however, and denies there is any correlation between his 2011 Dallas Mavericks and what the Cavaliers are now trying to accomplish.
When an event calls itself Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird, it’s incumbent on the event’s organizers and the assembled retailers to deliver some bona fide odd.
On Saturday afternoon at the John S. Knight Center, not only did those groups deliver, but many of the few thousands visitors joined in the odd fun. They dressed as their favorite comic book, fantasy, video game, film or television characters, while a few even created their own. Warriors dressed in battle gear, fighting each other out front of the Knight Center, as street musicians sang Beatles tunes.