NBA Playoffs: Three Cavaliers Who Need to Step Up Their Game

March 30th, 2010 by Bob Evans Leave a reply »
It is almost time for the Cleveland Cavaliers to take their team off cruise control.

In what has seemingly been a deja vu to the regular season dominance of a year ago, the Cavaliers are once again about to embark upon a playoff run that could determine the future of the franchise.

Unlike other teams that are entering the playoffs, the pressure to win an NBA Championship has never been greater for the 2009-2010 Cavaliers.  The fans know it, the front office knows it, the city of Cleveland knows it, and worst of all, the players know it as well.

The fate of the Lebron James era in Cleveland could very well rest on the performance of the team in this year's playoffs.  It is not fitting for a King to continue to come up short in the post-season. 

For a King to be a King, he must have the rings. 

It is the measuring stick that all NBA players use to measure their careers.  Not how many MVP awards they have won, All-Star games they have headlined, or scoring titles they have won: It is all about the number of championships.

To this date, Lebron has zero. 

In order for the Le ...

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