So we addressed our defense by taking out the stronger defensive player out of the lineup and replacing him with a turnstile? The math doesn’t add up and this sounds like a change made for the sake of making a change, not because it’s the right one.
The dark shadow of the 0-4 week is heavily set on the podcast as we go sift through the ruins and search for positives while reflecting on lineup changes and whether they have any hopes of being effective.
"No. What else do you want me to do?" he said. "Do you want me to score 30, 40 points a game? Twenty blocks a game? That's not my game. That's not what I do. I try to get these guys going, and that's pretty much it. I'm not weak-minded by any means.
I listened to the Cleveland commentators the whole game (I do this often now since I find the it to be comedic gold). Some things that were said:
- WeNorth (commenting on the WeTheNorth campaign, apparently the can't read the giant letters on the giant banners in their own stadium properly) - One announcer forgot DeRozan's name, called him what's his name as he went to the free throw line - Commentators were saying the Cavs should start hard fouling Lou, "put him on his britches". More than once. - Were in disbelief when Amir hit a three