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Cavaliers 118-121 Hawks | NBA: Ricky Rubio’s talismanic effect is not enough for Cavs who are still “emotionally hungover.”

ANDl Spanish base of the Cavaliers, Ricky Rubio, decided to say goodbye to the year by supporting his teammates and went to the Cleveland team stad


ANDl Spanish base of the Cavaliers, , decided to say goodbye to the year by supporting his teammates and went to the Cleveland team stadium to witness the Cavs-Hawks just 72 hours after he suffered a serious injury. rupture of the cruciate ligament of the left knee.

Rubio’s presence behind the Cavs bench was applauded by the 17,745 people who came to Cleveland’s RocketMortgage FieldHouse to witness the last game of the year. His teammates also appreciated that the El Masnou base made an appearance at the stadium to support the team.

But the moral support Rubio provided didn’t stop the Cavs from losing. against the Hawks 118-121, the third consecutive loss since he was injured on Tuesday.

His best friend on the team, Kevin Love, declared after the game that it was “incredible” to see Rubio behind the Cavs bench and acknowledged that the Cleveland team has not yet recovered from the blow of a player injury. which has been key to turning the Cavaliers into the NBA breakthrough team.

We still have an emotional hangover from the loss of Ricky. It was amazing to see him at the game

Kevin love

“Definitely for me and others we still have an emotional hangover from the loss of Ricky. It was amazing to see him at the game tonight,” declared Love.

“It gives us life even if it is not on the court. We love Ricky but we have to turn the page. We want it to be part of it in the long term but it has to be recovered. And we have to turn the page recognizing that we will miss him for the rest of the year, “he added.

YOUNG AND CAPELA, DECISIVE

In the last two games, the Cavs have shown that without their two conductors, Darius garland He is on leave due to the covid protocols and Rubio will miss the rest of the season after the serious injury he suffered on Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans, they have serious problems maintaining the identity of the team.

In the case of the Hawks and against the Cavs he was his base, Bring young, the most outstanding player with a double-double of 35 points, 11 assists, 4 rebounds and 1 steal. Your partner, Clint capela, dominate the boards with 23 rebounds, 18 points, 2 assists, 1 steal and 4 blocks.

The most outstanding player of the Cavs was the veteran Kevin love, which added a double double of 35 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists while Jarrett allen, who returned to the Cleveland team after missing several games due to covid protocols, sum 21 points, 8 rebounds, 1 steal and 3 blocks.

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