Originally posted on Cleveland Sports Torture  |  Last updated 4/15/13
"You be quiet now, boy. I'm trying to watch 'Quincy.'" When Byron Scott stands glowering on the Cavaliers' sideline, he looks like that strict uncle you were always a little bit afraid of. The kind of old-school disciplinarian not shy about pulling out his belt to deliver a whoopin' on whoever was fixin' for one, dagnabbit. Scott needs to take the belt out more on these Cavs, a collection of raw talent that treats defense like a sullen teenager considering a messy room. Overall, the team simply plays too many stretches of lackluster basketball, evidenced again yesterday in a 91-77 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, the Cavs' fourth straight defeat and 14 of 16 overall, for the seven people out there who still give a damn about the 2012-2013 squad's fortunes. Scott seems like the whip-cracking type, so it's frustrating for fans when the energy and effort are not apparent. Then there are the moments when this roster just chokes under the pressure, i.e. ...
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