Atlanta Hawks Fans Troll Lebron James in Loss to Cavs

Cavs guard Rodney Hood

Cavs guard Rodney Hood

Boston will try to get back on the right side of the scoreboard when they take on the Los Clippers in Boston on Valentine's Day.

And just like that, another chapter was added to a chaotic season in Cleveland.

According to Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon-Journal, Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue announced on Saturday that newly acquired George Hill will serve as the Cavs' starting point guard.

By making the moves, the Cavaliers not only got more athletic but also improved their backcourt to take a bit of the pressure off LeBron.

No, the show was not going well at all, so general manager Koby Altman shouted, "Get me rewrite". General manager Koby Altman traded six players, including Isaiah Thomas, Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose, and two draft picks in moves created to help them not only in the short term but could help keep LeBron James beyond this season.

"We were really anxious that what was going on on the floor and sort of our culture in the building that we were marching a slow death", Altman said. "We want to build those habits all the way to the postseason". Crowder has struggled this year, though, and Shumpert struggled to stay in Cleveland's rotation.

Andre Iguodala has always done an effective job of guarding LeBron James.


"More so it's going to be a walk-through, just trying to teach the new guys the plays and what we're trying to do defensively", Lue said. Did it fit? Did it work?

He said: "I did bring my game console and I will get it set up in Boston, get the updated rosters and I'll see how it translates".

Another trade Cleveland executed was a three-team trade with the Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz. Jordan Clarkson did what he did as a bench player for the Lakers; provided dynamic scoring from all over the court and though Larry Nance Jr. isn't known in the league as a scorer, he's a solid pick-and-roll role player, a willing passer that isn't a slack on the defensive end. The Lakers drafted him with the 27th overall pick in the 2015 draft. Instead of jumping the market for massive deals that could lead to an untenable roster (a la the Pistons) or breaking down the entire roster (a la the Cavs), there were teams like the Pacers who elected not to send out key pieces (in Indiana's case, Darren Collison) in an effort to make marginal improvements. Thomas averaged 28.9 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 5.9 assists while shooting 46 percent from the field and 37 percent from the three-point line.

Altman feels the trades will rejuvenate James. "It's nearly like the new guys have been here", James said.

"LeBron is No. 1, and then after that, it's going to be, you know, different guys on different nights".

It will be interesting to see how far they can go without him this spring, but, in closer focus, people will be watching today to learn what the 2017-18 Cavaliers, Part Deux, are now.

James got the last laugh however, with an easy win ending the game sitting on the bench as the Hawk's misery continued.

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