CLEVELAND -- Some nights, you just dont have it.
Some nights, you really do -- and the Dallas Mavericks were the latter on Saturday.
Man, were they ever.
Standing there on the other side, witnessing it all, were the poor Cavaliers. And by poor, were talking about five straight losses, two straight at home and just not a whole lot of confidence that this team is headed anywhere but the NBA draft lottery again.
Granted, its much too early to make such predictions without sounding silly, even after the Cavs dropped a 103-95 decision to Dallas on Saturday at The Q.
But the more these young dudes lose these close games (and it was close), the less faith they generate. Both among themselves and the 18,633 in attendance.
Theres no easy way to spin a loss at home when youve had three days of practice and the other team shoots 51 percent for the game and 59 percent in the all-important fourth quarter.
Thats especially the case when Cavs coach Byron Scott said the team spent the pr...