Thoughts on the Cavaliers' 92-85 loss at Miami on Tuesday:
"That's more like it." That's likely how Cavs fans felt after watching their discomforting defeats over the weekend then witnessing how Cleveland fought to the finish against LeBron James and the Heat. Perhaps what Cavs forward Antawn Jamison said at practice Monday is true: "Last year is last year."
In other words, maybe fans can finally get over fretting whether there is another long and unbearable losing streak on the way. This Cavs team, it appears, is competitive and watchable.
OK, I agree. The Cavs weren't exactly a sight to behold against the Heat. They committed 20 turnovers and are leaving themselves open to question about whether there are more than two guys on the team who can make a fundamental pass.
Actually, a fundamental pass isn't the issue. It's the forced ones that often result in dumb mistakes.
As rookie guard Kyrie Irving (17 points, four assists) said, "We have to make simple plays and cheri...