As the Cavaliers experience growing pains with four new players, relief might be ahead: Kevin Love.
Reduced to a role of interested observer, Love has watched as coach Tyronn Lue force feeds numerous offensive sets and defensive principles to players who began the season in different systems.
We’ve only played seven games right now and those guys are still trying to figure it out.” There will be another adjustment when Love returns, but it won’t be as if Lue has to re-teach him how to play with LeBron James, J.R.
“We have guys who have been here and know exactly what to expect moving forward,” said Love, who is averaging 17.9 points, 9.4 rebounds and shooting 40 percent on 3-pointers.
“So it’s on us to bring everybody along and have veteran guys push maybe the younger guys or the new guys through the process.