Kevin McHale

It's time for the Cavaliers to emerge from their second-half slumber

It's time for the Cavaliers to emerge from their second-half slumber

There is one team that enters the NBA postseason with a four-game losing streak.

That team has been mediocre and confounding for most of the regular season, stuttering to a 23-23 record in the final 46 games.

Its defense worsened with only the Lakers having a worse defensive rating since the All-Star break.

But anyone with a sports app knows they would be foolish to doubt LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Cavaliers blew the top seed but they remain the Eastern Conference favorite as defending NBA champs and for suiting up a three-time champ. Facing an immense workload of on-court and off-court leadership again, James wants to make a seventh...

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