CLEVELAND -- The Brooklyn Nets represent an important opportunity for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, and not just because of the draft pick.
"I just say for us, just getting the win and playing well," Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue said. "I'm not so much worried about the pick, but continue to get better and continue to progress until we get through April to the playoffs, so my biggest focus is making sure we getting better each day."
The Cavs host the Nets on Tuesday for the third meeting between the teams. Last summer, Cleveland acquired Brooklyn's No. 1 draft pick for 2018 from Boston in a trade for Kyrie Irving.
Every Brooklyn loss means potentially good things for the Cavs' future, and there have been plenty of those. The Nets had lost eight straight before beating Chicago 104-87 on Monday night. >> Read more
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