CLEVELAND -- Byron Scott wanted the Cavaliers to display more energy against crummy opponents, and man, no one better to use for a trial run than the Charlotte Bobcats.
Theyre as crummy as they come.
But instead of stinking right along with them, the Cavs turned Wednesdays game at the Q into 48 minutes of garbage time.
Final score: Cavs 122, Bobcats 95.
But lets forget about the numbers, because they really are beside the point. Scott got what he wanted here, and that, folks, is progress.
Usually, the Cavs face an 11-37 team like the Bobcats and give an 11-37 performance.
Instead, the Cavs looked like the Oklahoma City Thunder -- and one game after beating the Thunder, no less.
So hows this for a stat: The Cavs beat the leagues best and worst teams in consecutive games. And they did it with style both times.
Discipline, discipline, was how reserve guard Shaun Livingston explained the Cavs double-double of success.
Scott went into a little more detail.
This was one of tho...