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By the time Miles entered the game early in the second quarter, the Cavs were down by 26 points, soon to be 29, at 50-21. He said he tried to bring the kind of energy, pace and spacing that clearly were missing. But he also made an interesting observation about how the Cavs continually find themselves in these situations. "I just think we get discouraged too easily,'' he said quietly. "It's been hard, and it's going to be hard. There have been nights where we played our hardest and played our best basketball and haven't been able to win games, and there have been nights that we didn't play good basketball and won games. "Lately, with everything that's been going on, it's just like our mental focus…take anything that's bothering you or any frustration and leave it out there. if you don't want anybody to talk about you, prove them wrong.'' Cleveland Plain Dealer

January 27, 2014 Updates

Two opposing general managers this season have told me they think Irving is pouting. Over what is anyone’s guess. Jarrett Jack hasn’t been the locker room enforcer he was supposed to be. Luol Deng should help, but he just arrived and may not be here past April. That has left Mike Brown trying to keep everyone in his “circle” despite what has been a disappointing season. Akron Beacon Journal

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Mary Schmitt Boyer/Jodie Valade: Mike Brown says Jarrett Jack out tonight against Philly. Kyrie Irving to be determined tonight. #Cavs Twitter @PDcavsinsider

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"Things happen. We're able to talk amongst one another. You can have a disagreement. That's very much OK. It's not against the law. But the whole thing about it is, if you're going to have a talk or any conversation, a resolution should be the reason for having it in the first place. That was the whole reason why we called the meeting, had the discussions. I like the place that we're in right now.'' Miles said it was too soon to tell if the meeting really helped, but he sensed that it did. "We talked about what we wanted to do and what we wanted to continue to try to do as a team -- just the little things we felt we needed to put out on the table…and what we can do to get everybody on the same page all the time,'' he said. "That was pretty much it. Guys basically agreed to what we wanted to do and we're just going to keep moving forward.'' Asked if he thought the team was good going forward, he smiled and said, "100 percent.'' Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Speaking of Bennett, I jokingly asked Jarrett Jack if he would start fining Bennett for every 3-pointer he misses. “I’m going to get mad at him if he doesn’t shoot it,” Jack said. “He’s capable. Over the course of an 82-game season, you’re going to have a rough shooting patch. All of us are. That’s part of that rookie wall process. Obviously you want to come in right away and hit the ground running, but this is the NBA. It doesn’t always happen like that. Every book you read isn’t always a fairy tale. Throughout the season, you’re going to have peaks and valleys. How you handle those, that’s the make-up of a professional and you have to understand you’re a man now. There’s no hiding anymore. And he’s been taking it in stride every day, just constantly trying to get better, constantly working hard and constantly working at it. That’s all you can ask for of anybody in his position.” Akron Beacon Journal

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With about two weeks yet to go before the season even starts, the Cavaliers are being bit by the injury bug. Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Jarrett Jack has inflammation in his left knee and will be out 10 days, the team announced Monday. Jack signed a four-year, $25 million contract with the Cavs in July after playing a prominent role as the third guard for the Golden State Warriors last season. He averaged 12.9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 5.6 assists a game and finished third in NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award voting. USA Today Sports

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Of all the ways to describe his new free agent guard, the best Cavs coach Mike Brown could come up with in describing Jarrett Jack is “crusty.” He meant it, of course, in that grizzled, tough veteran sort of way — not the smelly, stale form that is only cured with a bar of soap and some hot water. “He’s kind of crusty. There’s not a lot glamorous when you look at him,” Brown said. “He’s not trying to look good or look beautiful out there. He just wants to win and get the job done.” Akron Beacon Journal

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There are still some good people out there. Blazers coach Terry Stotts is outstanding; the best coach I have ever dealt with. And I have tremendous respect for Wesley Matthews, who cares so deeply and works so dilligently at his craft. I also still have a fondness for Batum. And through the years I cherish my relationships with Dale Davis, Stoudamire, James Jones, Joel Przybilla, Jarrett Jack ... there are some good guys. But somewhere in this bizarre transition when everyone has a blog, and people who can write 140 characters are considered journalists, the job lost its allure. Often times it's not about being right, it's about being the loudest. It's not about being good, it's about being first. And it's not about telling the real story, it's about being friends with the players. Oregonian

July 23, 2013 Updates

It's not as if new Cavaliers guard Jarrett Jack needs a job reference, but if he did, Golden State coach Mark Jackson is willing to provide one. Asked his reaction to losing Jack to free agency, Jackson said, "It was torture because he's an incredible, incredible…forget about basketball. He's a great leader, loves the game, no nonsense. He had a great year for us. For me, he was a joy to coach, an absolute joy to coach, and I'll have a relationship with him for the rest of our lives.'' Cleveland Plain Dealer

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