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Casspi: I Feel Like I’m Turning the Corner

I’m just trying to clear my head and play the game. I can’t control if [the shots] go in or out. I’m taking good shots, I’m not forcing them, I’m taking what the defense gives me. It’s hard on me. I’m trying to play like I know I can play, like I need to play. I just [have] to see that ball go in the net. I really feel like I’m turning the corner, that it’s right there and I feel like we are going to see it on the court.

– Cavaliers starting small forward Omri Casspi who has struggled through most of the team’s first 10 games. Head coach Byron Scott says that his starting position is not in peril, but he expects Casspi to hustle on the defensive end, even when his shot is not falling. Casspi is averaging 6.5 points per game on 38 percent shooting. He’s a career 43 percent shooter.

(Source: Tom Reed, Plain Dealer)