Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear
You are correct Bill. Cav's short bench does hurt a lot.
I do wonder how one can get tired playing hard basketball around a half hour every other day.
I know of no other job other than sports than one can use that excuse. I have worked my 20 minutes, call me in two days. B/S. No sleeping on a plain while traveling is not work.
I will never understand how missing free shots from a pro is acceptable.
If the Cav's do what they are getting paid for they can win.
As a basketball player on a 5A Texas HS Team, and a Select Travel team, I can tell you firsthand, playing 20-30 minutes a game is very challenging. A lot harder than it looks. It takes a toll on your body, especially doing it 82 times a year, plus playoffs. No matter how conditioned you get, it's gonna be tough.
Free throws are tougher than they look too. LeBron James, a pretty good free throw shooter, shot 71% from the line this season. Klay Thompson shot 79% last season. James Harden, one of the best in the league at free throws, shoots 85% from the line. (Of course, Steph shoots 91% from the line, but his shot is unhuman
Anyway, the Cavs starters are just as good, if not better than Golden State's. It's the depth GS has that's keeping them in this series. LeBron is playing unhumanly great right now, Delly is locking up Curry, and Thompson is a beast on the glass. If the Cavs can just get after it, and give 100%, they can beat GS.
I predict whoever wins this game wins the series. If the Cavs win, they'll win game 6 at home. If the Warriors win, even if the Cavs win 6 at home, they'll head back home for game 7, which is where you wanna be if you're GS.