CLEVELAND -- Someday, the Cavaliers will win games like these. Theyll come out with energy, play some strong defense, hit the open shot and beat a good team at home.
But theyre not there yet. Not with two rookies in the starting lineup. Not with two veterans in the final year of their contract. Not with a rotation that suddenly looks to only go about eight deep.
Case in point: The Hawks 103-87 victory over the Cavs on Sunday at The Q.
Thats not a shot at first-year men Kyrie Irving or Tristan Thompson, or established men Anthony Parker and Antawn Jamison -- or anyone anywhere who wears a Cavs uniform.
Its just reality. Its just what we are likely to see more of from Clevelands pro basketball team this season.
And when you think about it, it makes sense.
The Cavs point guard and biggest threat is 19 years old. Their new starting center is 21, and really more suited to play power forward. Their backup point guard is no longer Ramon Sessions, who was traded to the Lakers last wee...