CLEVELAND -- With time running out on another lost season and another embarrassing defeat behind them, the Cavaliers have to ask themselves some serious questions.
Namely, how badly do they want to keep this thing together?
How long do they want to play for coach Byron Scott?
How much suffering are they willing to endure themselves?
And how little do they care about the fans, the people who pay their hefty salaries to give them an opportunity to do what they love?
Following their shameful effort in Wednesdays 113-95 loss to the visiting Brooklyn Nets, these questions are not unfair. The only reason the Cavs didnt lose by 50 is because the Nets showed some mercy and quit playing, too.
The Cavs, on the other hand, never really started.
Its true that the Cavs were again without starting shooting guard Dion Waiters and, of course, starting center Anderson Varejao. But Varejao hasnt played since Dec. 18 -- and the Cavs went 7-5 in February without him.
Now, theyve just quit. The...