It's a homecoming for the 36-year-old, who played 13 seasons in Miami, winning three National Basketball Association titles - two with James.
He was encouraged by Cleveland's contributions defensively, though. They had trouble against playoff level teams during their brutal January and they started off their second season with a 22-point road win against the second best team in the East.
"They're long and athletic". Admittedly, I didn't get as many posts done for it as I would have liked, but it was a fun thing to start.
"We were really anxious that what was going on on the floor and sort of our culture in the building that we were marching a slow death", Altman said. Kyrie (Irving) is so good 1-on-1. But instead, what they got was a lesson in humility. We just got to do our job, be the best role players we can possibly be.
Cleveland's remake was staggering. In a separate trade, the Cavs received Larry Nance Jr. and Jordan Clarkson from the Los Angeles Lakers, in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye and a 2018 first-round pick. Most importantly, the Cavaliers did not jeopardize their future at the trade deadline.
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Lue said he wasn't sure what to expect. "You always knew they were very capable, But, for me, it's more about our group. I know it was a good feeling for him to do what he did tonight". Those guys were flying around.
"I said, 'Is this fair for Dwyane?"
Newcomers George Hill, Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance Jr. and Rodney Hood joined the Cavs, but remained in the locker room during the game.
Chandler was one of the most dominant defensive forces in the league several seasons ago, and he'd be a major upgrade over Tristan Thompson off the bench, and Phoenix should just buy him out considering how much money they still owe him.
Cleveland jettisoned out at least two players (Shumper and Crowder) who were, at one point in their careers, thought of as plus defenders.
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A former All-Star, Thomas struggled while recovering from a serious right hip injury, and there were no signs he was going to improve enough to make a difference this season.
"We got some players that are pretty smart and they picked it up like they had been here all year", said James, who played just 28 minutes. "It's nearly like the new guys have been here". "It was because were losing - everybody's spirit was down, including mine".
The Celtics and the Raptors had been passively benefiting from the Cavs implosion.
Clarkson allowed 0.9 points per possession when tabbed as the primary defender this season, putting him in the top 30 percent of the league, suffocating opposing ball handlers on the pick-and-roll.
Rodney Hood was aggressive off-the-bat and ended up with 15 points that came from three long-distance shots as well as attacking the rim. It's a game that included the home team retiring Paul Pierce's jersey in front of all-time franchise greats and one specific former head coach. As a result, the Cavs team that will take the floor in what could be?
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