The 2015-16 Cleveland Cavaliers have been called many different things throughout the year. “Disjointed,” “inconsistent,” and “frustrating” have all been popular terms to throw around about a team which is sitting atop the Eastern Conference despite an unnecessary flair for the dramatic. The Cavs’ seeding hasn’t really been one of the key talking points in a season full of fired coaches, cryptic tweets and random losses to lesser teams.
Last night, though, a new phrase was used to describe this Cleveland club, one which hasn’t been uttered since before the year started.
“Team to beat.”