The blueprint for the Cavaliers’ overtime win on Friday night against the Bulls was laid out by first-year coach David Blatt at an emotional team meeting earlier in the day.
After the Cavaliers’ season-opening loss on Thursday, LeBron James said he was relieved his second Cleveland debut was over so that he could get back to “regular basketball.”
With Derrick Rose sidelined the final two periods, Jimmy Butler out with a sprained thumb and Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol playing with minute restrictions, it was a feat in itself that the Bul
“Everybody can breathe.”
It wasn’t Kirk Hinrich’s first time filling in for an injured Derrick Rose, but it was his most impressive.