Cavaliers Show Glimpse of Offensive Potential in Record-Setting Win

November 15th, 2014 by Ethan Skolnick Leave a reply »

CLEVELAND -- As a player, Dominique Wilkins typically soared high in the air. But when it came to assessing the Cleveland Cavaliers, prior to watching the Atlanta Hawks face them Saturday night, the former Human Highlight Film kept the analysis pretty grounded. 

"People don't realize, when you have three great players on team, first time all these guys playing together, it takes time," Wilkins said. "Their tendencies of knowing what each other love to do, is not there yet. Believe me, you've the best player in the league, you've got three of the best players in the league, they'll figure it out.... But as fans, you got to be patient. It ain't gonna happen overnight."

You wouldn't have known it on this night, however.  

The Cavaliers put on their most impressive performance of the young season and, in terms of ball sharing and range shooting, one of the more prolific in franchise and NBA history. No team in NBA history had ever made at least nine three-point shots without a miss, until the Cavaliers did that in the first quarter, with three from LeBron James, two from Kevin Love and rising rookie Joe ...

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