Isaiah Thomas critical of Cavs’ effort level, says lulls are ‘unacceptable’

The Cavs have dropped three straight games — losing by 28 points or more in two of those contests — and the team doesn’t appear to be showing signs of being in championship form at the current time.Cleveland clearly has some issues on defense, but what’s most troubling about its losing streak is that the team continues to find different ways to lose. The Cavs started strong and had a 22-point lead after one quarter of play in Friday night’s game against the Pacers, but eventually let it slip away, and ended up losing, 97-95.The good news is that the Cavs don’t play again until Monday, and they have some time to watch film and work on correcting their issues. The bad news is that they play the Warriors, who have had their number recently, and have the offensive weapons to exploit defensive issues a team is dealing with.Cavs point guard Isaiah Thomas made his first start for the team one week ago, as he had previously been recovering from a hip injury. Thomas weighed in about the team’s losing streak after Frid
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