Cleveland Cavaliers: What Caused Sessions’ Slip and Why It’s Best for the Cavs

March 11th, 2011 by Sam Drew Leave a reply »
Ramon Sessions’ February was something not seen from the Cleveland Cavaliers for a long time.

Not since Andre Miller’s 20.2 points and 12.3 assists in February 2002, has a Cavs guard averaged at least 19 points and eight assists in a month when playing more than 10 games.

In addition to his 19.9 points and 8.8 assists, Sessions also shot 56.3 percent from the floor and 81.3 percent from the foul line.

Sessions’ breakout game came against the defending NBA champions Los Angeles Lakers Feb. 16, tallying 32 points, eight assists and three steals in Cleveland’s 104-99 win.

Things have not been the same for Sessions in March, though.

Through five games, Sessions is averaging 11.6 points and five assists. Sessions is also shooting only 31.7 percent from the floor—almost 10 percent less than any other month this season.

It not a coincidence Sessions’ fall directly coincides with forward Antawn Jamison’s departure from the Cavs’ lineup due to a fractured left pinkie.

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