Sounds Like It’s Complete Chaos For Cleveland Cavaliers Behind The Scenes

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David Hookstead Sports And Entertainment Editor
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Things don’t seem to be going well for the Cleveland Cavaliers behind the curtain, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Wojnarowski tweeted the following late Monday night:

The Cleveland Cavaliers held an emotional team meeting prior to Monday’s practice, where several players challenged the legitimacy of Kevin Love leaving OKC loss on Saturday ill and missing Sunday’s practice, league sources tell ESPN…In a locker room increasingly full of finger-pointing, Love defended himself and explained his side to teammates, coaches and management, sources said. At end of meeting, there was a sense with some that team had worked out some issues, but that ultimately remains to be seen.

Yikes, this doesn’t seem like a great situation. I’m not an expert, but accusing your teammate of essentially faking an illness seems like a great way to start a fight.

I hate to sound like a pessimist, but it really seems to me that LeBron James’ tenure in Cleveland is almost certainly over. The whole situation seems way too toxic. The Cavaliers are losing lots of games, the team chemistry is in shambles and now they’re holding team meetings to point fingers at each other. We once had a team meeting in high school for my basketball team, and I didn’t want be a part of it so badly that I flew to Montana. I literally left the state because I thought it was such a dumb idea. That was high school basketball in Wisconsin, where none of us were getting paid a dime.

Now imagine we all have million dollar contracts, we have Lebron James trying to lead the way and a dozen other insane egos. It’s pretty easy to see how it’s all going to fall apart.

We can probably start the clock on when James decides he’s going elsewhere, which I think is nearly a guarantee at this point.

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