It was a virtuoso effort from a player who has logged many a mile on his body in 16 NBA seasons, a seasoned veteran who endured the most trying season of his career. Randolph’s mother died on Thanksgiving. “Z-Bo was fantastic,” Fizdale said. “I said it during the interview in the third quarter, it just matters so much to him. And the guy’s been through so much this year personally. And he’s made the biggest sacrifices. Whether he’s starting for me or coming off the bench he’s just been fantastic. And I’m very happy I’ve had the opportunity to coach Zach Randolph.”
January 22, 2018 | 10:03 pm EST Update
Adrian Wojnarowski: The Cleveland Cavaliers held an emotional team meeting prior to Monday’s practice, where several players challenged the legitimacy of Kevin Love leaving OKC loss on Saturday ill and missing Sunday’s practice, league sources tell ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: In a locker room increasingly full of finger-pointing, Love defended himself and explained his side to teammates, coaches and management, sources said. At end of meeting, there was a sense with some that team had worked out some issues, but that ultimately remains to be seen.