As the music filled the air with Rick Astley’s 80’s hit “Never gonna give you up” the crowd was on a festive mood and Lebron James, Delonte West and Mo Williams dance on their seats… there was a big reason for that and blowing up the defending champion within 31 points is enough reason to celebrate…
It was added insult to the Celtics who lost their team skipper Kevin Garnet due to injury… seeing James, West and Williams on the other side of the court dancing was enough motivation for the Boston Celtics to redeem their selves on the next face off.
Ray Allen was not pleased and finds that gesture disrespectful. The Cavaliers have been on a festive mood all season long grabbing the no.1 spot overall and sending a strong message to whomever they are facing. Having home court advantage throughout the playoffs wherein they are 39-1 in the season creates a distracting atmosphere for their first round opponent the Detroit Pistons and eventually a second round encounter with the mighty Boston Celtics. Lebron is in for an MVP performance has set his eyes on a championship. He has matured a lot after failing two seasons to get his team to the finals. He knows pretty well how to solve a championship puzzle. Lebron leads the team in scoring, kicking out to Mo, Delonte and Gibson for a trey and some low post action for Zydrunas and veteran wits for Joe Smith and Ben Wallace, Cleveland has just made a perfect formula to make their team a championship caliber ready to battle it out with the Celtics, Allen, Garnet and Pierce and the deep bench of the LA Lakers.
Cleveland has just sent a big message… they are in a mission and they are on a tear.
Ray Allen got frustrated and on the third quarter and threw an elbow right into Varejao’s groin and was suspended for one game. The Cavaliers have been like that to teams…frustrating and unnerving.