• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • NHL

VIDEO: Anthony Bennett shows out in second preseason game

By Matt Moore | NBA writer

Cavaliers rookie first overall pick Anthony Bennett had gotten off to a rough start. He's been battling conditioning issues coming off of shoulder surgery, and was 2-12 in his first preseason game. His second preseason game started off similarly rough.

And then, the fourth quarter happened.

Footwork. Touch. Range. Yes, one of those was a stumbling, bumbling toss-in. And absolutely yes, it was just a preseason game against the Magic. But this is a skillset you want to see. Bennett is clearly out of shape, but in reality, the pounds he's carrying could be really helpful. He was a lot to handle in the post during this stretch, and that's against a pretty beefy frontline the Magic happens to have (one of their few strengths). There's some value in letting the big man eat.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nba Video

April 26, 2015
Grizzlies at Blazers Game 3 recap (2:53)
April 26, 2015
Curry on sweeping the Pelicans
(1:06)
April 26, 2015
Warriors at Pelicans Game 4 recap
(2:31)
April 25, 2015
Hawks at Nets Game 3 recap
(2:03)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's New Era Red Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 NFL Draft On-Stage 59FIFTY Fitted Hat

2015 NFL Draft Day Hats
Get your team today
Shop Now