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Why did the Cavaliers lose this series?

Posted on: May 31, 2009 7:52 am
 
The Magic got the Cavs right where they wanted them. The Cavs played the Magic's game, they forced up jumpshots in a frenzy. The Cavs didn't do that in their 1st 8 playoff games, they went to the rim at will. The Cavs big men didn't bother give Dwight Howard a challenge all series, let alone last night (he had 40, 14, and 4 last night). Ben Wallace used to be the minister of Defense in his Detroit Pistons years, instead, he and Z were ministers of being Dwight howard's punching bags for 6 games. Superman flew high and above the Cavs, and his "Justice League colleagues" would nail a three if they tried to focus on him (they did that 62 times in 6 games, a playoff record in a 6 game series). Don't forget the Magic's brilliant bench play, Mickael Pietrus was nailing dagger shots all series, meanwhile Cleveland's bench was pathetically weak, Wally, and the Cavs bench were a non factor.

Mo Williams pulls off a disappearing act against an elite team, AGAIN! The Cavs need a low post scorer, a big upgrade over Z who is trash. Lastly, how about LeBron James? He may be the king, but he was relegated to jumpshots throughout much of the series, and his palace came tumbling down, and so did the Cavs chances.

Gotta credit the Magic, they weren't scared, they beat down the Cavs at anything, in the post, beyond the arc, any and every aspect of the game, the Magic outclassed and outcoached the Cavaliers. The Magic fly to L.A. to face the Lakers on Thursday, while Cleveland once again goes golfing, wondering what could have been.

I will be rooting for the Magic, I hope they defeat the Lakers. I hate the Lakers.
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Since: Feb 19, 2009
Posted on: May 31, 2009 5:28 pm
 

Why did the Cavaliers lose this series?

The got the Cavs right where they wanted them. The Cavs played the Magic's game, they forced up jumpshots in a frenzy. The Cavs didn't do that in their 1st 8 playoff games, they went to the rim at will. The Cavs big men didn't bother give a challenge all series, let alone last night (he had 40, 14, and 4 last night). used to be the minister of Defense in his Detroit years, instead, he and Z were ministers of being Dwight howard's punching bags for 6 games. Superman flew high and above the Cavs, and his "Justice League colleagues" would nail a three if they tried to focus on him (they did that 62 times in 6 games, a playoff record in a 6 game series). Don't forget the Magic's brilliant bench play, was nailing dagger shots all series, meanwhile Cleveland's bench was pathetically weak, Wally, and the Cavs bench were a non factor.

pulls off a disappearing act against an elite team, AGAIN! The Cavs need a low post scorer, a big upgrade over Z who is trash. Lastly, how about ? He may be the king, but he was relegated to jumpshots throughout much of the series, and his palace came tumbling down, and so did the Cavs chances.

Gotta credit the Magic, they weren't scared, they beat down the Cavs at anything, in the post, beyond the arc, any and every aspect of the game, the Magic outclassed and outcoached the . The Magic fly to L.A. to face the on Thursday, while Cleveland once again goes golfing, wondering what could have been.

I will be rooting for the Magic, I hope they defeat ,,, so true..



Since: May 15, 2009
Posted on: May 31, 2009 2:54 pm
 

Why did the Cavaliers lose this series?

While I agree with why the Magic win that series Im kinda shocked you would be rooting for the Magic since just about every reason the magic beat the Cavs the polar opposite is true for the Lakers. These are the teams whose offense Kobe and the Lakers are designed to beat. He loves nothing more than being able to play the "free roam" spot on D letting the outside shooters think they have space for ashot then closing in on it. While I dont know how they will answer D12 the perimeter game that Orlando relies so much on should be right up LA's alley. Lets not forget LA has a few guys who can hit the outside shot not to mention the 15 footer the Cavs not only didnt seem interested in taking, but  when they did it wasnt the best shot available. Kobe is a floor general, his guys will absolutely not look confused and all over the place like the Cavs did in them games. Yea Pietrus and the crew hit alot of big outside shots but how many were totally undefended? Gasol and Odom will get theirs in the paint unlike Ziggy and Andy V. I can understand if your rooting ofr the Magic cause of a dislike for LA but still have to think that you wouldnt believe the Magic are gonna take this series considering you aptly understood why they beat the Cavs and how that style of play will not in my mind work against the likes of Kobe,Odom,Gasol and the rest of that cast.



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