The Cavaliers trailed the Celtics by a point late in the third quarter and their star forward had a fast-break opportunity to give his team the lead.
Roda’s question Tuesday night was about Cleveland’s first-half turnovers, but he couldn’t finish the question before Lue interjected.
According to the Cleveland coach, the fact that the team survived a series sweep doesn’t mean anything.
We do have something to lose, a championship, Lue told reporters Monday during pregame media availability. I never understood that thing anyway, with talking about we have nothing to lose. We do. We’re competing to win a championship, and we have everything to lose.
The comments come a day after Richard Jefferson said the pressure is all on the Warriors, considering they are trying to prove the Cavs’ huge comeback from last year’s Finals were not a fluke. But if Cleveland wants to remain in the series, it will have to rattle off three wins in a row to overcome a 3-0 deficit, a never-before-accomplished feat.
Limited Youth Geoff Swaim Jersey We just have to play well, Lue said. I think try to duplicate what we did last game of being physical, getting back in transition, holding this team to only 14 points in transition, which is going to be tough.
Limited Youth Bobby Cox Jersey James only has eight points so far, but Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love have combined for 30 points on 10-of-16 shooting, carrying the Cavs to a 54-42 lead with 8:38 left in the first half.