Roster - Cleveland Cavaliers
Gerald Green the Cure
Green has been a welcome addition to the team, even to the point he missed a week through suspension and the team really missed him.
We are into
our third week with Gerald in the line-up, we look his play and how he has settled
naturally a shooting guard, so that is where he was positioned in his first
week. He had a rough introduction shooting only 33% from the field and 15%
behind the arc. The thing to take from these stats, the team is much better
team with him in it. The Cavs went undefeated for the week, defeating 3 of the
top teams Timberwolves, Bulls, Spurs and also ended a losing streak against the
A week out
of action and the Cavs really struggled against top teams, having to use
Malcolm Delaney and Michael Carter Williams in the 2 wing positions. This is
where Green has become important, Terrence Ross and Tony Allen have been on the
sidelines for last portion of the season.
back and he lights it up, he is moved over to the Small Forward role, allowing
2 ball handlers to take the guard positions. Green has really relished the role,
taking 9 shots in 15 minutes, hitting 48% from the field and splashing an
unbelievable 52% from deep.
important stat, with Gerald Green playing, the Cavaliers have not lost a game.
Gerald about his time so far at Cleveland:
absolutely loving it, they give me free range to do what I do best. I know my
name will be called if needed to play a larger role, I am really happy to be
playing care free and know I am helping the team get wins.
We asked him
about the streak:
I may have
been aware, havenít lost in Cleveland, thatís a great feeling, (not sure I am
the only reason though)
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