CLEVELAND -- Four days ago, Byron Scott was on the hot seat.
At least, that was the skinny on the Internet and all the sports talk radio stations.
The Cavaliers had lost 10 straight and looked about as tough as five cuddly kittens when it came to defense and rebounding.
But Sunday, the Cavs came from behind to scoot past visiting Orlando by a 91-85 count. It was their second straight victory, their second straight rugged defensive effort, their second straight solid second half.
Granted, the Magic stink, but thats really neither here nor there when it comes to Scotts security as Cavs coach.
The things folks actually take into account: The Cavs overall record (24-52), what the defense looks like, and mostly, whether young players such as Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson and Tyler Zeller are progressing.
Scott doesnt deserve all the blame or credit for any of that. But hes gonna get most of both, anyway. That just comes with the job, kids.
So is Scott more secure today? Was he r...