Heartbreak for Cavaliers
It was being speculated that the Cleveland Cavaliers would win the title in the 2008-09 season. There were several reasons for such contemplation. Mike Brown was chosen as the Coach of the Year. LeBron James was honored as the League Most Valuable Player. In the regular season, the team had won 66 games. The team was almost unbeatable at home and in the past 33 years, it had won the second Central Division Crown by 25 games. The Cavaliers became the top seed in the NBA playoffs. During the two rounds, this team won 8 consecutive games by double digits. The team looked like a champion team. However, Orlando Magic defeated the Cavaliers by a score of 102-90 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. This was a complete heartbreak for the Cavs and their season ended on a grave note.
Comments by players
Guard Mo Williams remarked that the team had a singular intention and that was about winning this championship. As an organization, this team attained special things. Regarding all the issues, there was a complete consensus in the team. On Sunday (31st May 2009), James commented that the outcome of this season definitely hurts him. The team played incredibly during this season. However, the results indicate that the team has to work harder and he is determined to ensure that. Regarding Magic, James said that Magic was possible the toughest team in the Eastern Conference. This was a team that Cavs was not able to match up with.
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