GTC225: Cavs Rolling

Same3Guys GameTime Cleveland

Summary:

The Cavs are doing their thing against a gritty Celtics squad and head to Beantown with a 2-0 lead. The NFL schedules are out and the nation will see the new Browns uniforms a couple of times. The Indians are struggling and in the cellar in the Central. It’s GameTime!

 

Hosts: Mike KresicTom Kresic

Running Time: 41:13

 

 

 

1Q: Cavs lead Boston 2-0

  • Celtics are battling us tough.
  • GM1: CLE 113-100
    • Irving: 30 pts, James 20 pts, Love 19 pts/12 reb
  • GM2: CLE 99-91
    • James 30 pts, Irving 26 pts, Tristan 11 reb
  • Double and triple teaming LBJ, forcing him to make some turnovers.
  • Isaiah Thomas leading Celts in scoring. Contributions from former Cav Tyler Zeller and former Buckeyes Jared Sullinger and Evan Turner, too.
  • Other guys not showing up (JR Smith in foul trouble in Gm1 and has not found his stroke from behind the arc yet).
  • Kyrie shines in the spotlight as we thought.
  • Kevin Love is working hard, but has yet to go off on offense. He is getting to the foul line a lot.

 

2Q: Lebron’s leadership is showing

  • Lebron is constantly pumping Love up in Game 1.
  • He facilitates early in the game to get others some shots. He doesn’t let the other team get too close.
  • 2nd half is when he takes over, especially in the 4th quarter.
  • This is nothing new, of course. But he clearly has guys he can trust in the playoffs now.
  • We’re not coasting over the Celtics. They are challenging us with some offense and defense. This, hopefully, helps us as we advance deeper into the playoffs and face tougher teams.

 

 

3Q: Browns schedule is out

  1. Sun., Sept. 13 at  New York Jets CBS 1 p.m.
  2. Sun., Sept. 20 TENNESSEE TITANS CBS 1 p.m.
  3. Sun., Sept. 27 OAKLAND RAIDERS  CBS 1 p.m.
  4. Sun., Oct. 4 at  San Diego Chargers CBS* 4:05 p.m.*
  5. Sun., Oct. 11 at  Baltimore Ravens  CBS*  1 p.m.*
  6. Sun., Oct. 18 DENVER BRONCOS CBS* 1 p.m.*
  7. Sun., Oct. 25 at  St. Louis Rams CBS* 1 p.m.*
  8. Sun., Nov. 1 ARIZONA CARDINALS FOX* 1 p.m.*
  9. Thurs., Nov. 5 at  Cincinnati Bengals NFLN 8:25 p.m.
  10. Sun., Nov. 15 at  Pittsburgh Steelers CBS* 1 p.m.*
  11. BYE WEEK
  12. Mon., Nov. 30 BALTIMORE RAVENS ESPN 8:30 p.m.
  13. Sun. Dec. 6 CINCINNATI BENGALS CBS* 1 p.m.*
  14. Sun., Dec. 13 SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS FOX* 1 p.m.*
  15. Sun., Dec. 20 at  Seattle Seahawks CBS* 4:05 p.m.*
  16. Sun., Dec. 27 at  Kansas City Chiefs CBS* 1 p.m.*
  17. Sun., Jan. 3 PITTSBURGH STEELERS CBS* 1 p.m.*

 

  • Weeks 1-3 appear to be the easiest. Not pretty after that.
  • 4 straight games against AFC North is a first.
  • MNF home game vs Ravens.
  • TNF in Cincinnati
  • December is a killer. So is November. October is no picnic either.

 

 

4Q: Indians Struggling

 

 

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