Blatt after Cavs lose two straight: 'We need to toughen up'
The Cavaliers aren't accustomed to losing streaks of any kind, so even when the team drops two straight, its leaders sound the alarm.
LeBron James said that he believes the Warriors are hungrier to win a championship than Cleveland is at this point of the season, and after losing to the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, head coach David Blatt put it another way: he questioned his team's toughness.
Cavs coach David Blatt criticized his team's approach after it failed to hold a 13-point second-half lead on the Pistons and floundered down the stretch. The Cavs shot 7-for-19 (36.8 percent) in the fourth quarter, with five turnovers.
"We need to toughen up," Blatt said. "I didn't think we displayed the kind of toughness that made us a team last year. I didn't see that the last two games, and we need to toughen up -- every aspect."