When Friday hits, you have to get prepared for the weekend. Some people get haircuts. Other people go grocery shopping for a family gathering. People like me contemplate why they hated on Kyrie coming back after he had an amazing game against Orlando. A few people just grab a six pack of their favorite beverage and turn their television on to watch their NBA team. If you’re a Cavs fan, this weekend you’re going have set aside time to read about their playoff situation to fully appreciate them battling the Atlanta Hawks on Friday and the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday.
Mary Schmitt Boyer of The Plain Dealer has the playoff situation covered. She points out the harsh reality that the Cavs really aren’t in total control or even moderate control of their playoff chances. They are going to need some lucky losses from both the Knicks and the Hawks, since they don’t own the tie breaker against either of those teams. (more…)