The Cleveland Cavaliers suffered their second loss at home since bringing in the new players from the blockbuster trade deadline deals. The wine and gold were defeated by the visiting San Antonio Spurs 110-94 on Sunday at the Quicken Loans Arena even with LeBron James putting up his usual insane numbers. James finished the game with 33 points, 13 rebounds and 9 assists, but the starters were practically nonexistent on the offensive end. As noted by Cavs Nation’s own Tomer Azarly, the starters scored a combined 14 points. That’s the lowest ever for a LeBron James-led team. It’s also a numerical representation of how the Cavs remain too dependent on the four-time MVP. George Hill (1-of-7 with 2 points), JR Smith (1-of-8, 2 points) and Cedi Osman (1-of-6, 4 points) were the primary culprits for the starters’ poor showing by shooting a combined 3-for-21 from the field and 0-for-10 on three-point field goals. Tristan Thompson, on the other hand, was 3-of-7 for six points.
Cavs starters not named LeBron James scored a combined 14 points (lowest of LeBron’s career)
Cavs Nation | Feb 26