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From the Beacon Journal’s Jason Lloyd-
“Chris Paul asked Byron Scott to stop using Alonzo Gee on him defensively. Scott made that shocking revelation today after practice. He has been calling Gee one of the league’s best defenders for a few days and is trying to prove it by using him to defend multiple positions.
Apparently at some point during Monday’s Cavs win over the Clippers, Paul jogged by Scott and told him “take him off me” and wanted Kyrie Irving to defend him instead.
“Why you got him guarding me? Let the young fella guard me,” Paul told Scott. “I said, ‘Young fella has guarded you. He said, ‘Well you threw me in the fire, made me guard all those guys.’”
It would probably be wise to take this with a grain of salt. Sure Paul would rather have had Kyrie Irving guarding him all the time. Gee is proving to be the Cavaliers’ best on ball defender. If Paul wanted the defensive switch, perhaps he should have forced the ball to a bigger guard on the block against Irving. Creating a mismatch like that would have forced Scott’s hand.
[Related: Cavaliers' coaster ride heads back up in win over Clippers]
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