2010 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers Continue Their Jekyll-and-Hyde Ways in Loss

May 9th, 2010 by Bob Evans Leave a reply »
Once again, the Cleveland Cavaliers looked as if they forgot how to beat the Boston Celtics.

After an aggressive, dominating performance in Game Three on Friday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers returned to their passive, less defensive-minded selves on Sunday afternoon.

LeBron James looked as if he forgot that he is the hardest man to stop when taking the ball to the hole, and the rest of the Cavaliers team looked liked they had no clue how to stop Rajon Rondo.

If it wasn't for Shaq's solid 17-point performance in 28 minutes, I would not have anything to praise about this game.

He finally returned to his foul-drawing, force-to-be-reckoned-with self, but unfortunately, got into foul trouble and couldn't finish off his dominating performance.

If you look at the box score for the "Big Three" in this game, then you do not understand how the Cleveland Cavaliers lost. 

Once again, they held Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, and Paul Pierce to just 45 points and had them in foul trouble all night.

But it was the other Allen, and the new face of the franchise, Rajon Rondo, that had the Cleveland Cavaliers on t ...

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