Cavs’ annual mid-season slump, visualized
Lebron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers were soundly beaten by the Raptors last night, with a feeble performance headlined by the king giving his teammates a piece of his mind. The result marks Cleveland’s seventh loss in the last ten games.
Mid-season struggles, however, have become a fixture for the Cavs during Lebron’s second tenure, but the team went on to have a strong February and a stronger off-season. Graphing Cleveland’s point differential shows that for three of the last four seasons, early January was miserable:
Cleveland Cavaliers’ game results and point differential, last four seasons (data: basketball-reference.com)
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