There’s something about an unsung hero that makes winning extremely satisfying.
Maybe it’s the surprise of it all. Maybe it’s the out-of-the-blue extraordinary performances that are displayed by the unexpected—for a team that’s unexpected.
Allowing these unsung heroes to prove themselves is the only pot that the Cleveland Cavaliers can really pick from these days since many Cavs who clock major minutes are either veterans or players who aren’t exactly NBA All Stars.
Due to an injury-plagued season that has left scrapper Anderson Varejao and rookie leader Kyrie Irving sidelined, head coach Byron Scott has no choice but to work with what he’s got.
And if that means he has to give the second string heavy minutes, that’s what he’s going to do.
Although the team went on a wretched nine-game losing streak recently, they have picked two of their last four victories off strong play from their veterans and reserves.
There’s no doubt that third-year guard Lester Hudson has been the highlight ...