Kemba is now one of the best bargains in the league. A recent behind-closed-door team meeting was rumored to end with a number of players holding Kevin Love responsible. LeBron James failed to record a rebound or an assist in the second half and the Magic’s Jonathon Simmons scored 22 of his career-high 34 points in the third quarter, erasing the Cavs’ lead. Each job is unique and challenging, and each job is different for different reasons.
Or you can go with uneven performances against one of the league’s worst teams in the Orlando Magic.
“We’re limping to the finish line”, Kerr said. With over a dozen players looking for minutes, Derrick Rose and Isaiah Thomas want to play but neither are playing all that well. It was energized, helping each other on the defensive end. Guys are put on islands and there’s no trust.
“I don’t know. Who’s to say the break is going to be even better for us when we come back or it’s going to be a getaway from the game”, he said. Look at what he does for our team.
That 127-99 victory was the start of a stretch for the Cavaliers when they’ve lost nine of their last 13 games now after Tuesday’s loss at Orlando.
The Cavs’ monetary losses certainly won’t go overlooked in the team’s headquarters, especially as the prospect of taking on additional salary at the Thursday trade deadline looms.
Some franchises might find a way to convince Thomas to get some minutes in home games with the G League’s Canton Charge, even though Thomas dismissed that suggestion nearly immediately when he returned.
Cleveland has lost All-Star forward for two months with a fractured left hand, is failing to defend and is fighting internal disconnects as it tries to restore itself to Eastern Conference championship contention. They made adjustments, and it worked, and we just kept getting hit with the same thing, and we made no adjustments. At this point, there may not be anything they can do make them title contenders this year. Then, there were reports that basically everyone in the room was yelled at by someone. “That’s what I can control”. The Cavs would have to take on salary in return and perhaps that would make trading Lebron James impossible. It’s no time to throw shade about our season.
Lue’s focus is on the here and now. You can join the discussion as well as be the first to get all of your OH sports news and analysis by joining our new Facebook page here. The first half we played good, everybody was happy. “I was just trying to play hard and trying not to have another setback”.
“Bring him to camp”, James told the Cavs.