The defending champion Cavaliers are struggling, which is pretty obvious. Not only have they lost three straight, but they’ve gone 7-11 in their last 18 games. The latest loss came Thursday night against the Bulls, and it may have been a tipping point.
After the game, according to Cleveland.com, only four players remained in the locker room to field questions: Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, Deron Williams and James Jones. The biggest star, Irving, provided some hints as to why there weren’t many players left, saying, “We’re taking steps forward. After the game we took a step forward.”
What’s that step forward?
“Just in a way that a team should take a step forward when we’re in a rut,” he responded. “I’ll leave it at that.”
So while Irving didn’t explicitly explain what went on, he hinted at the team having a meeting. This is a strategy coach Tyronn Lue used last season after a bad loss to the Nets. He later credited that meeting for helping to turn the season around.
Here’s what Lue said in May of last season about the meeting:
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