The Cavs privately believe (Iman) Shumpert sometimes tries to do too much and he gets in trouble when he puts the ball on the floor and starts attacking – more often than not it leads to turnovers. They have reiterated to him all they need from him is to shoot corner 3-pointers and defend the way he’s capable, but whether he’s trying to live up to the contract he signed last summer or it’s something else, Shumpert hasn’t been the same player he was last season.
Source: Jason Lloyd of The Plain Dealer
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Marcus Smart to Undergo Surgery on Thumb, May Return for Playoffs
Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN