CLEVELAND -- This has officially gotten old.
The Cavaliers have to know that after their latest stinking loss, 96-95 to Miami on Monday at The Q.
It came on Fan Appreciation Night, when Cavs fans do what they always do.
They packed the building and went crazy in support of the home team -- then left disappointed.
Oh, it should be noted the Heat didnt even play their best guys, as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and other key members rested.
Instead, it was backup point guard Norris Cole who saved the day. Cole played at Cleveland State and stripped Kyrie Irving in the final seconds -- proving you dont always need James when it comes to former local athletes breaking the hearts of Clevelanders.
But this game was actually beside the point.
Things wouldnt have been much different if the Cavs had somehow escaped with a win. The issues are still there, and they appear to be swelling.
And the fans deserve better.
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