Central Notes: Lawson, LeBron, Irving, Moore

The Rockets were willing to replace Ty Lawson with Michael Beasley, which underscores the risk the Pacers assume with their new point guard, according to Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis Star. Taylor nonetheless believes Lawson and Indiana need each other. Much depends on how Lawson performs down the stretch, Taylor believes, and his debut for the team Monday was inauspicious, since he left after five minutes with a sprained foot, as Taylor notes in a separate piece. Lawson is day-to-day, coach Frank Vogel said, according to Taylor. See more from the Central Division:

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formerlyz
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formerlyz
6 months 21 days ago
Kyrie is a ball stopper. That’s fine, but whenever he is isolating, the best player on the planet is standing around watching. Those guys greatness allows them to get away with that, but you aren’t going to be very efficient like that, and it makes it harder to score in the half court. Meanwhile, they have no bigs that can defend the pick and roll, besides LeBron, but LeBron doesn’t want to play those positions. Combine that with Kyrie Irving also not being able to defend, and you see the issues when they’re on the court together. Kevin Love and… Read more »
ChiSoxCity
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ChiSoxCity
6 months 21 days ago

This is riducoulous. If LeBron is “the best player on the planet”, he should stop crying and play better. It’s always some other player or some coaches fault why his teams aren’t living up to expectations. People are finally seeing LeBron for the joke that he is.

formerlyz
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6 months 20 days ago

With Kyrie and Kevin Love on the floor without LeBron, the Cavs have a net efficiency of -15

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