NBA Playoffs 2018: Cavaliers vs
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 14, 2018,
Apr 14, 2018, 22:48
"They're a team that beat us 3-1 and we know they play fast", Lue said. Toronto is going to face the Washington Wizards in the opening round of the playoffs. Man, there's only nine guys that I'm certain are in that rotation.
IN has been a big surprise this season, especially after losing their franchise player Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder back in July.
The Cavaliers went into the offseason with Kyrie Irving at the point, started this regular season with Derrick Rose at the point, started the new year with Isaiah Thomas at the point and will head into the Playoffs with George Hill at the head of the snake.
But once he gets his 10 points, don't be surprised if I yank him out. Of course, it helps that he has a nutritionist, personal trainer, masseuse, cryogenic chamber and 21st century technology to keep him one step ahead of Father Time. The Cavs finished 5th in scoring and Offensive Rating along with 6th in 3-point shooting percentage, which has been their calling card all season.
"He's hurt us this year", Lue said of Collison. Cleveland is the thrice defending Conference champion.
"I think having LeBron James, that's one factor and Kevin Love, I think those two guys", Lue said.
Lue trusts all his players. That includes Hood, who played in his first playoffs last spring for the Utah Jazz and saw his numbers take a significant decline from the regular season.
"I think he's been great defensively right from the start", Hornacek said. "I think he's probably the leader in the clubhouse when it comes to the vote". Last season, IN was swept IN the first round when they faced Cleveland, but this year it's a different team with a different mentality.
Oladipo played like the No. 2 pick he was a few years ago out of IU, earning a much-deserved All-Star berth and making game winning shots George only makes in commercials.
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Hopefully, when Osman does get more time he won't struggle too much. "Trying to take away what a team does best and try to make them do something different that they're not used to doing". And also from an assist standpoint, IN is not moving the ball the way the rest of the teams IN the National Basketball Association we have seen with the pace and the spacing.
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