Cavs’ GM: ‘There Is No Excuse For Lack Of Effort’


Despite being in a competitive Eastern Conference, even after getting Luol Deng in a trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers are 16-29 and three games out of the playoffs.

Wednesday Grant lit into his team’s effort speaking to the Akron Beacon Journal.

“The lack of effort is just not acceptable,” Grant said. “It’s not who we are and who we want to be. It’s got to be addressed head on. There’s no excuses for that, but we’ve seen our guys compete and execute consistently and that’s really what we’ve got to do a better job of….

The Cavs have lost two straight games and six out of their last 10.

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