Calm Down Everybody, Current Cavs Far From Perfect

December 31st, 2009 by Alex Lubetkin Leave a reply »
Before readers get emotional, I'd like to make something clear: I am a huge Cavaliers fan. As with all Cleveland sports teams, I invest a bit too much emotionally in their fortunes. When they win, I get excited and violently masturbate to box scores for hours at a time. When they lose, I turn off the lights in my room and cry like a little girl.

So call me what you want, but don't question my fandom. Thanks.

Simply put, the Cavaliers are not, as so many of you would like to think, favorites to win the championship this year. Once again, we are putting too much confidence in Mo Williams; have you guys forgot about last year already?

Mo Williams is NOT an adequate second option on offense; he's a glorified role player mistakenly named an all-star last year. He does one thing well, and that's shoot.

That's it.

He doesn't drive, he doesn't penetrate defenses and he doesn't demand double teams. He gets open looks on a regular basis because LeBron, Shaq, and Delonte West are good at drawing defenders away from him, and he generally capitalizes. But trust me when I say that he will get shut down by the better defensive point ...

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