As Mo Williams Goes, So Go the Cleveland Cavaliers

March 8th, 2010 by Jim Sandy Leave a reply »
Since coming back from injury, Mo Williams has been channeling his inner Larry Hughes to the horror of Cavs fans everywhere.  In six games in February, Mo averaged an abysmal 37 percent from the field for 11 ppg. He did shoot a solid 45 percent from deep in February, somewhat making up for his overall poor play. 

However, most of that production was the result of two quarters; the fourth quarter against Boston on Feb. 25, and the overtime period against Toronto the next night. 

Unfortunately, rather than improving, Mo's numbers have continued to dip in March. Thus far he is shooting 28 percent from the field for 9 ppg, numbers the offensively inept Eric Snow produced at his time starting for the Cavs. 

Even Mo's three-point stroke has gone crooked as the snow has begun to thaw, averaging just 26 percent on his three's in March.  Coinciding with his shooting slump was the Cavs first three game losing streak in almost two years.  As the excellent Cavs:theblog writer John Krolik puts it, "As Mo goes, so go the Cavs."

For this team to be successful, it needs offensive production from the one. The Cavs are at their ...

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