Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics: Game Three Preview

May 6th, 2010 by Dan Smith Leave a reply »
Is there anything more frustrating than being a Cleveland sports fan? It is like a long, looping dream that always ends by being startled awake.

In 2009, the Cavs had the best record in the regular season. They were outplayed in the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals by Orlando but still snuck out of town tied at a game apiece.

In the 2010 Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Cavs have been outplayed in the first two games by Boston, but are going to Boston for Game Three tied at a game apiece.

One thing I do not do as a Cleveland fan is make excuses or play the what-if game. LeBron James is out there, he is the leader of a very good team and he needs to do what he did all year long.

What LeBron James does is hide the weaknesses of the players around him. It is a testament to his enormous talent and leadership. He has an elbow injury, that much is obvious, but the time for attention is over.

It is championship time, so if you are on the court then you need to do what you have done all year long.

Forgetting about LeBron for a moment, let's look at the stats from Game Two.

The Cavs scored ...

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