Head Coach Tyronn Lue Spent Day off Throwing Shade at Their Rivals

On Wednesday, while stating that the team is still focused on Boston, Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue had something very interesting to say: The Celtics are harder to prepare for than the Warriors, at least offensively. And Brad's got them moving and cutting and playing with pace, and everybody is a threat.

One win away from an NBA Finals re-rematch against the Golden State Warriors, the Cleveland Cavaliers still aren't looking past the Boston Celtics. "The stuff they're running, it's harder to defend than Golden State's [offense] for me". "It's tough, you know, it's tough". The Cavaliers are in Beantown for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Celtics.

Earlier this month, the Warriors' Draymond Green criticized Cleveland's run in the playoffs.

Mainly dry next two days, best chance of rain comes Thursday
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Indeed, Coach Lue is right on point. In addition to the ability to make 3-pointers in bunches, I've never seen an National Basketball Association team share the ball as much as the Warriors this season. After Isaiah Thomas went down in Game 2, Boston was forced to change-up their plays on offense. But, Lue is expected to know what he is talking about. "But I thought we did a good job of making some adjustments in the end of the second quarter and the third quarter and the second half [in Game 4] that really helped us out". The Cavs were caught off guard which resulted in a Game 3 loss. They were the worst team in terms of defensive metrics in April and we've already seen them squander double digit leads in this postseason.

If we look at regular season numbers, excluding the scoring boost provided by IT, we see that four other Celtics combine to score on about 51 percent of their team's points per game. Isaiah goes down and they're running a totally different offense than we prepared for so it's been tough on us.

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