Nobody is quite sure what to make of the Cleveland Cavaliers right now.
In the midst of their disastrous stretch, frustration and tempers have reached a boiling point. Tyronn Lue has taken to switching the lineups, team owner Dan Gilbert is ready to sell the team, and players have resorted to pointing their fingers at each other for the sake of finding someone to blame.
But if you ask Isaiah Thomas, he wants nothing to do with it. In his mind, as he revealed in a presser, he has gotten way to much blame for his teams recent struggles. And when a reporter mentioned that someone within the organization may have questioned his shot selection, Thomas responded with a taste of hostility:
"If they're worried about my shot selection, they must not have seen me play the last few years," Thomas said. "That's all I can say about that. If somebody's worried about that, what did you trade me here for? To not shoot? To not find my rhythm? To not be Isaiah Thomas? I can't be anybody else. So whoever's saying that, I don't know what I'm here for if I'm not here to score the ball and make plays after being off seven months."
No doubt, the topic seemed to strike a nerve with Thomas, as he is well known for being one of the best scorers in the league. And while the person in question was kept anonymous, there are probably many others feeling the same way.
But are they being unfair? Should Thomas get some of the blame here, or are they off-the-mark on this one?