Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James (23) drives past Washington Wizards’ Markieff Morris (5) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 4, 2016, in Cleveland. Lue – who has been close with the all-world superstar – slighted James, telling reporters he couldn’t pull LeBron from Friday’s loss to the Raptors because he didn’t want to come out.
SG: Zach LaVine ($5,300) @ MIL: Sam Mitchell is finally giving LaVine the minutes he deserves, and the second-year player out of UCLA is delivering for the Timberwolves, as well as his fantasy owners. As per the Cavs.com, Cleveland already holds the “best home record in the Eastern Conference this season at 25-5 (3rd-best in NBA)”.”We showed some mental toughness”, James said.
Quicken Loans Arena is ready tonight to broadcast the combat between Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizard for their last match this season. Walker has averaged 29.6 points during Charlotte’s current three-game win streak. Guard Kyrie Irving had 22 points and six assists, including four free throws in the final eight seconds to clinch the win.
The specifics – any specifics – are hard to glean from James’ cryptic tweets on Tuesday, when the embattled star took the evasive route to calling out someone who apparently has wronged him. In fact, they say, they’ve been plagued with defensive slippage for several games.
“He’s the greatest power forward of all time”. Because the minutes added up, Lue said Sunday that he couldn’t play the 31-year-old after his workload two days previous. Boston got after us.
Oh, I suppose you’re right. Washington kept things competitive in the first quarter on national television but it was no contest the rest of the way. “It’s a long game”. “We’ve made good strides since January because of our defense and Toronto’s a good offensive team. I don’t remember the last time we lost three games in a row”. “We did it for a quarter instead of for four”. On Cleveland’s next possession, James blasted down the lane for a layup and Shumpert capped the spurt with a jumper. The Cavs outscored the Celtics by 14 points in the second quarter, and continued to outplay the Celtics into the second half, beating them 120-103, to take the season series. The Celtics hit 7 of their first 10 triples and built an early 18-point lead. The Celtics were also assessed a technical for arguing, and Matthew Dellavedova converted the foul shot.
Cavs center Timofey Mozgov took an elbow to the throat from Boston’s Amir Johnson, who was called for a Flagrant 1. Lue said no one will rest Saturday for the Celtics. “He better be OK”. After the Cavs, the Celtics face Memphis, Houston, Indiana, Oklahoma City and Toronto…. Stevens is as competitive as they come and the former Butler coach said it’s never easy for him to shake a loss. “Even if it’s Scrabble with the family.”… Twice, Bradley’s shots rimmed out, keeping Boston from making it a two-possession game.
For the Wizards, Wall scored 17 points with eight rebounds and seven assists. His streak began on January 6, 2007. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar did it 787 times in a row…. “For the most part, for Shump and for us, his value is every single night guarding the best player, which he’s done a great job of”. Next up for James is John Havlicek (26,395).