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Fear the Newsletter: The Cavs cruise to a 2-0 series lead

That and more in today’s round-up of Cavs news.

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Here's today's Fear the Newsletter, where we will always try to set you up like Kyrie passing to LeBron off the glass.

TALK TO ME: The Cavs wrecked the Celtics in Game 2 and now lead the series 2-0. So far in the series, the Cavs haven't trailed.

LEGEND HAS IT: The Cavs head back to Cleveland today ahead of Sunday's Game 3 at Quicken Loans Arena.

ALL DUE RESPECT: The Spurs and Warriors were off last night, but their Game 3 takes place today in San Antonio. Tipoff is at 9 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is OUT with the Spurs in a two game hole.

JOB WELL DONE: LeBron is not a finalist for this year's MVP award. One play at explains the Cavs' Game 1 win.

Also: Subscribe to the Locked on Cavaliers podcast. Later today, an episode looking at Games 2 and will drop.

CROWN: ESPN's Tom Haberstroh has a deep dive into LeBron's free throws. Nylon Calculus has three-point shooting projections up for the 2017 draft class. CBS' James Herbert on how the Cavs have defend Isaiah Thomas. B/R's Yaron Weitzman has a fun feature up on the Cavs' vets being in "disbelief" over how much better the team has bee in the postseason. And The Athletic's Jason Lloyd on how the Cavs' defensive puts them in line with the 2001 Lakers.

That's it for today. Drop any questions or concerns to christopherwmanning@gmail.com and we'll talk again tomorrow.

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