Found April 11, 2012 on Waiting For Next Year:
After you see it for the second game, you don’t really get surprised the third and fourth and fifth game. I know what he is. I know what type of player he is. I know he can put big numbers on the scoreboard given the opportunity. That part of his game I know. The other part is trying to get him to understand (that) on the defensive end he has to get better and I thought tonight he was better. So that’s another step in the process of him staying on this level and I know that’s exactly what he wants to do.

- Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott following the team’s 103-90 win over the Charlotte Bobcats. Hudson came off the bench and scored 25 points, grabbed eight rebounds and handed out six assists. Only one other player in Cavaliers history had that many points, rebounds and assists off the bench in a game: Campy Russell had two such games in the 1975-76 season.

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