This has been a two steps forward, one step back sort of season for the Cavaliers. Thursday’s events fit right into that file, a night after breaking their road losing streak with a quality win in Charlotte without LeBron James for the stretch run, the Cavs came home and coughed up a 17-point lead in a 101-98 loss to the woeful Chicago Bulls. A victory would’ve put a headlock on the No. 4 seed and homecourt advantage in the first round of the playoffs. Instead the Cavs’ first game with their entire set of rotation players turned into a classic bad loss and another injury reared its head. James battled back spasms for much of the second half, which seemed to zap his effectiveness in the stretch run.
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