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Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2017, 08:13:55 AM »

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Last year Irving and James were 6th and 7th in the league in terms of iso scoring. The Cavs defense was mediocre last year too, but their offense could survive because they had 2 players that were almost impossible to guard on 1v1.

Kyrie took and made more contested shots at much better percentages than LeBron, but now there's no other tough shot maker on the team so until IT comes back they need to change their play style. They can't rely on just having more talent than other teams anymore.

Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2017, 08:15:38 AM »

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Oh they get it going here pretty soon..seems like they always start slow..plus no PG till Thomas and Rose r healthy
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Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #17 on: October 29, 2017, 10:03:03 AM »

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No Thomas, Rose hurt already. They are reeling at PG which is causing all sorts of lineup issues and game play issues. The key to their season always hinged on them getting Thomas healthy
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Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #18 on: October 29, 2017, 12:36:42 PM »

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All of their issues last year that were evident in the finals domination are worse this year. Their old players only got older and they added a 35 year old wade. Smith is in rapid decline. Korver is probably a bit slower than even last year. Lebron is putting up big numbers but not sure he can carry the load like this for 90 more games. If IT comes back as a dominant player they will probably still make the finals. If he is hampered though Lebron amazing finals streak will end.

Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #19 on: October 29, 2017, 01:19:02 PM »

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yet they will still probably make the Finals because LeBron is a freak. 

If the Celtics don't make the ECF, I'd only pray for a Milwaukee vs Cleveland showdown to pit the old freak vs. the new freak.
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Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #20 on: October 29, 2017, 01:21:23 PM »

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yet they will still probably make the Finals because LeBron is a freak. 

If the Celtics don't make the ECF, I'd only pray for a Milwaukee vs Cleveland showdown to pit the old freak vs. the new freak.

If we are not there without Hayward would love to see the raptors add one more piece to be competitive in a series

Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #21 on: October 29, 2017, 02:07:35 PM »

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They could pull it together but man...with Hayward we would really be looking good for a Finals trip as of now.

Say what you want about how strong the West is, but we'd only have to beat one West team to win it all.

Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #22 on: October 29, 2017, 03:01:50 PM »

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Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #23 on: October 29, 2017, 03:21:00 PM »

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They are playing with very little return for Kyrie at the moment. If you swap Crowder for Irving, of course they got significantly worse. But they have an All-NBA PG injured.

Once IT returns, they will be just as dangerous as they were last year and favored to win the East, yet again.
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Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #24 on: October 29, 2017, 09:57:13 PM »

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Knicks beat the cavs tonight lol. Lebron played 40 minutes

Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #25 on: October 29, 2017, 10:02:07 PM »

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They are playing with very little return for Kyrie at the moment. If you swap Crowder for Irving, of course they got significantly worse. But they have an All-NBA PG injured.

Once IT returns, they will be just as dangerous as they were last year and favored to win the East, yet again.

Yeah, this isn't totally surprising - although any Lebron-led team should be able to beat this current Knicks team with ease. The Cavs made the trade for the BKN pick and for a chance that IT can come back and play like his former self for a long playoff run.

I would LOVE for the Cavs to totally suck, but I can't get my hopes up quite yet.

Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #26 on: October 29, 2017, 10:03:47 PM »

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Knicks beat the cavs tonight lol. Lebron played 40 minutes

The Cavs have the same record as The Nets.

Re: Cavs lose 4 of their last 5 games
« Reply #27 on: October 29, 2017, 10:34:24 PM »

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They had to knock out Hayward to beat us. 

u till the injury ....I felt like a major butt kicking was about to go down on Lebron....... so they fixed that ...band of thugs .

Re: Cavs lose 3 of their last 4 games
« Reply #28 on: October 29, 2017, 10:36:34 PM »

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Knicks beat the cavs tonight lol. Lebron played 40 minutes

The Cavs have the same record as The Nets.

Even with IT out they should be able to beat the Knicks, thats bad. I mean we're down one of our best players, and we spanked them, and did it with our young guys leading the charge.

I know it's early, but it's awesome to see them out of a playoff spot. I mean Indy who is most likely tanking has a better record.

Re: Cavs lose 4 of their last 5 games
« Reply #29 on: October 29, 2017, 10:44:54 PM »

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The Cavs will be fine. Much ado about nothing.
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