Inthe2015Finals,theG4WarriorswillcomeupagainstZhanHuang:weareatadisadvantage
OnJune11,Beijingtime,theCavalierswereneveroptimisticaboutbecominga2-1lead.LeBronJameswasawell-deservedchampion,butMatthewDeLaVedova,whobecamefamousinWorldWarI,alsocontributed.Inthepasttwoweeks,hisdesperateSanlangstyleofplayhasstirredupthefightingspiritofhisteammates.However,hisstyleofplaymaynowprovoketheWarriors’counterattack.  Inthethirdgame,DeLaVidovaalmostregardedhimselfasasandbag,plungedtotheflooragainandagain,justtocompetefortheball.AccordingtoJamesstatistics,atleastsixtimesonthefloor.WhowouldhavethoughtthatwhentheCavalierswouldfightbackonthecourt,Delavidohadacramp,andafterthegame,thecrampsbecamemoreserious.Hecouldnotevenbeinterviewed,andevenwenttotheinfirmaryfortreatment.DuringhissportscareerinDelaware,notonlyintheNBAfortwoyears,heoftenhitaphysicaloverdraft,butthisisthefirsttimesuchaserioussituationhasoccurred.  Once,Ihitthelimit,butthistime,itmaybethemosttiring.Hesaid,nowIfeelmuchbetter.Fortunately,wedon’thavetofightbacktoback.  IfDelavidohasacalibrationtable,itmayberunningintheredarea(high-speedarea)throughoutthegame.InsuchahighlyintensegameintheFinals,heplayed38minutes.Suchahigh-intensitygamepreventedhimfromquicklyreplenishingthelostbodyfluids,andhesufferedfromcramps.  LikeTyroneLufenAllenIverson,DelavidobecametheshadowofStephenCurryanddefendedhimpersonally.HisdesperatestyleofplaywonthefavoroftheCavaliersfansandsuddenlybecameacelebrity.  Accordingtostatistics,inthethirdgame,DeLaVidovaplayed38minutes,whilehedefendedCurryfor6minutesand42seconds.Duringthistime,Currymade3of9shots,only9points.MostofthekillingscausedbyCurrywereduringTristanThompson’sdefense.   TristanThompsonhadonly1minuteand29secondstodefendCurry,andduringthistime,Currymade7of9shots,including4of53-pointersandscored18points.Asaninsideplayer,TristanThompsonisnotthebestcandidatetodefendCurry,buttheWarriorscontinuetopickandroll,afterthemisalignment,Curryencounteredhim.  AlthoughtheWarriorsfellbehindby1-2,thissituationisnotunprecedented.InthefaceoftheGrizzlies,theyalsohavesome,buteventuallywenttothefirstthreecitiestopass4-2.  Inthethirdgame,Curryshowedhislastpairofpowersandfoundafeel,whichalsomadetheWarriorsconfidentinthenextgame.TheyseemedtofinallyadapttothestrengthbroughtbyDelaware,andtheWarriorsalsoincreasedtheirstrengthinthefourthquarter.  Lastly,wehaveaddedconfrontation.Weshouldhavedonethislongago.DavidLeesaidthatDelavidowadidagoodjob,butwealsoshowedthatwecancompetewiththisstrength.Inthenextgame,weshouldmaintainthisintensityfromthebeginning.  NotonlysucceededinlimitingCurry,Delavidowawasalsoveryaggressiveontheoffense,andfinallyscored20points,thehighestintheplayoffs,andonlyonepointawayfromthehighestregularseason.  Inthefourthquarter,hestillhittheboardwhenthebodywasoutofbalance.Atthesametime,hecausedafoulandscored3pointswithapenalty.Thiscritical3pointsgavetheCavaliersastablepositionandgavetheWarriorsaheadblow.  IfyouwinanothergameandtheCavalierslead3-1,itwillhaveanabsoluteadvantage.However,thesituationoftheknightsfullofwoundedsoldiersmaystillbealleviated.Towin,adesperateplayofDelavidovarisstillrequired.  Ourteamisfightingforsurvival,Jamessaid,wearethedisadvantagedteam,wecanonlyfighttotheend.ThisiswhatIknow.(Angkor)