Cleveland Cavaliers 2022-2023 Season

33,369 posts 132 reps Joined Nov 2009
Wed, Dec 21, 2022 11:11 PM

Cavs are looking solid.

I think their ceiling is the conference finals, without some help. Don’t think they can hang with Milwaukee (4-5 game series). Boston would probably beat us, but would be 6-7 gamer.

Anyone else in the EC and I think Cavs would have a great shot to advance.

BR1986FB Senior Member
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Fri, Dec 23, 2022 11:52 PM

Toronto definitely has the Cavs number.

friendfromlowry Senior Member
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Sat, Dec 24, 2022 7:46 AM

The Cavs are the only number they have. They and Miami have been a bit of a disappointment so far this season. 

Too bad they couldn’t get a Christmas game. Next year they should. They and New Orleans would be better than the shitty Lakers and Warriors. But I know that wouldn’t be good for ratings, either. Mavs - Pelicans and Cavs - Grizzlies would have been more entertaining. 

Big game for Cavs on Monday though. 

Dr Winston O'Boogie Senior Member
3,345 posts 35 reps Joined Oct 2010
Mon, Dec 26, 2022 8:04 PM

Brooklyn is an offensive tornado this first half.  Cavs need to work the ball inside.

33,369 posts 132 reps Joined Nov 2009
Mon, Dec 26, 2022 10:12 PM

Nets without Nash are terrifying. Garland was on fire tonight, but Mobley needs more post touches.

Dr Winston O'Boogie Senior Member
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Tue, Dec 27, 2022 8:28 AM
posted by Laley23

Nets without Nash are terrifying. Garland was on fire tonight, but Mobley needs more post touches.

Nets are terrifying.  They keep this up and they’re going to be formidable.  Cavs fought like hell after being way down - a great sign of the team’s character  


33,369 posts 132 reps Joined Nov 2009
Tue, Dec 27, 2022 9:40 AM
posted by Dr Winston O'Boogie

Nets are terrifying.  They keep this up and they’re going to be formidable.  Cavs fought like hell after being way down - a great sign of the team’s character  


The Nets shotmaking was special. Kyrie and Durant even hit some wild ones, which ok, kind of expect that every few games. But Yuta, Warren, etc -- while good players -- hit some TOUGH shots, that were very well defended. That happens, they will gentelmans sweep to the Finals.

Dr Winston O'Boogie Senior Member
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Tue, Dec 27, 2022 10:18 AM
posted by Laley23

The Nets shotmaking was special. Kyrie and Durant even hit some wild ones, which ok, kind of expect that every few games. But Yuta, Warren, etc -- while good players -- hit some TOUGH shots, that were very well defended. That happens, they will gentelmans sweep to the Finals.

I hope the Cavs continue to progress with Mitchell and Garland continuing to learn each other’s games.  If t go at occurs, then to hell with Brooklyn gentleman sweeping us - maybe we win!!!


Dr Winston O'Boogie Senior Member
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Fri, Dec 30, 2022 7:21 AM

Tough loss to the Pacers.  I hope Garland’s injured hand is okay.  Three  L’s in a row…


New Years Eve win in Chicago could help get thing righted. 

33,369 posts 132 reps Joined Nov 2009
Fri, Dec 30, 2022 2:13 PM

The shooting against the Cavs right now is absurd. Probably go 3-0 with normal shooting against them. 

Numbers bear it out too, we have defended the 3 the best of any team in this stretch -- only 12 per game, of Wide Open to 6' closest defender -- which is the lowest total in the league. Yet teams have hit 70% of those shots, which is about 40% higher than league average. So not only are we giving up the least, teams are still making the most. And that doesnt even take into account the absurd shot making Brooklyn displayed.

Dr Winston O'Boogie Senior Member
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Fri, Dec 30, 2022 6:22 PM
posted by Laley23

The shooting against the Cavs right now is absurd. Probably go 3-0 with normal shooting against them. 

Numbers bear it out too, we have defended the 3 the best of any team in this stretch -- only 12 per game, of Wide Open to 6' closest defender -- which is the lowest total in the league. Yet teams have hit 70% of those shots, which is about 40% higher than league average. So not only are we giving up the least, teams are still making the most. And that doesnt even take into account the absurd shot making Brooklyn displayed.

Pacers were off the charts last night.


friendfromlowry Senior Member
7,778 posts 86 reps Joined Nov 2009
Mon, Jan 2, 2023 10:00 PM

Donovan Mitchell with 69 points tonight.

Ironman92 Administrator
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Mon, Jan 2, 2023 10:01 PM
posted by friendfromlowry

Donovan Mitchell with 69 points tonight.

Saw this trying to get away from Twitter

69/11/8


friendfromlowry Senior Member
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Mon, Jan 2, 2023 10:02 PM

Finished with 71

Ironman92 Administrator
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Mon, Jan 2, 2023 10:02 PM

71/11/8

33,369 posts 132 reps Joined Nov 2009
Mon, Jan 2, 2023 10:55 PM

That was as on fire as I have ever seen a player for that long. Whew. I think we have to give Utah another 1st after that!

QuakerOats Senior Member
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Tue, Jan 3, 2023 11:51 AM

Incredible performance.  But the best of all of it was his purposeful miss of the free throw with 4 seconds left and then he miraculously got the rebound falling down and put it up and in off the glass to send it to OT.  My goodness was that one of the best overall plays you'll ever see. 

33,369 posts 132 reps Joined Nov 2009
Tue, Jan 3, 2023 12:10 PM
posted by QuakerOats

Incredible performance.  But the best of all of it was his purposeful miss of the free throw with 4 seconds left and then he miraculously got the rebound falling down and put it up and in off the glass to send it to OT.  My goodness was that one of the best overall plays you'll ever see. 

I was SHOCKED he wasnt called for a lane violation, considering what happened earlier with Caruso (called for 2 lane violations back to back on Mitchell misses). Because he definitely hit the lane before the ball hit the rim.

QuakerOats Senior Member
11,701 posts 66 reps Joined Nov 2009
Tue, Jan 3, 2023 2:27 PM

And the guy that tried to box him out was also in the lane too quickly, and still missed the box out.


33,369 posts 132 reps Joined Nov 2009
Tue, Jan 3, 2023 2:45 PM
posted by QuakerOats

And the guy that tried to box him out was also in the lane too quickly, and still missed the box out.


Vuc did, but that was it. NBA, you can hit the lane floor as soon as the ball is released. Shooter has to stay behind line until rim is hit.

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