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Hysteria is constructing because the Cleveland Cavaliers plummet to 14th within the Jap Convention on account of a nine-game shedding streak. This season has been a curler coaster of feelings, however some are coming to the conclusion that it was all for nothing. Is that this correct?
The Cleveland Cavaliers are being closely criticized for one more ‘failed’ season, however it’s not onerous to search out some optimistic takeaways for Cleveland.
The Cavaliers are being put by the wringer as numerous media members proceed to step ahead with heavy criticism of the group’s future. Whereas there are quite a few current examples, I believe this tweet from Sam Amico is consultant of the general onslaught coming from the media.
This tweet is an extremely slender means of viewing the Cavaliers 2020-21 journey. It’s straightforward to scoff at simply two further wins whereas ignoring that this season was additionally shortened, along with the truth that Cleveland outed 28 completely different beginning lineups as a consequence of nonstop accidents. For comparability, the Cavs had simply 14 various beginning models final 12 months.
It ought to be famous that sure, different groups have handled related damage struggles and prevailed. The Brooklyn Nets have boasted a whopping 35 completely different beginning squads and but rank third within the East, whereas an excellent less-talented group such because the Toronto Raptors was able to remaining aggressive with 33 lineup adjustments.
The distinction? These groups have already constructed a successful tradition that’s cemented by constant veteran management. The Cavaliers have neither of these – however they’re engaged on it. It isn’t troublesome to see how the group has improved this 12 months. Merely assume again to the offseason and remind your self of the Cavaliers’ largest issues:
I’d argue that these have been the three largest questions heading into the 2020-21 season for Cleveland and these identical questions proceed to linger over the Cavaliers regardless of already being answered all year long.
It’s time to debunk these three myths and reverse the narrative of Cleveland’s ‘failed’ season.