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The Cavs (30-21) will look to get back on track when they visit the Magic (15-36) at 7:30 p.m. ET Tuesday.
Shaquem Griffin measured 6-foot-? and weighed in at 227 pounds when he arrived at the combine. He said he expects to do both linebacker drills and defensive back drills, but said he would do both at his pro day if he is too fatigued to do double duty Sunday.
When Griffin was at the Senior Bowl last month, he worked with both the defensive line and at linebacker in practices. He consistently showed his speed to the Womens Carl Yastrzemski Jersey ball, and many of the league’s personnel evaluators said they believed he could contribute in an NFL defense, especially as a situational pass-rusher.
I’m planning on doing both linebacker and DB drills, Griffin said. We’re going to see how it goes [Sunday] and how I’m feeling after linebacker drills, see if I can take a break and come back and do DB drills or do DB drills at pro day. Doesn’t matter — I’m going to get it in, though. … At the Senior Bowl, I played D-line, linebacker and safety.”
I wouldn’t have made the move if I wasn’t confident, Johnson said Thursday, via ESPN.com. Still the same [confidence]. We have got to take the next step. I like our core. I love the way Julius [Randle] is playing right now; this is the best I have seen him play.
But again, we’re still on the outside looking in. No matter how good we’ve been playing, we’re not in the playoffs, we are not one of the top eight teams in the West. That’s just the bottom line. So I don’t want to stay in this position. I want to have us be in the playoffs, and the only path to that is to add to the roster that we already have.
This summer’s free agent class could contain the likes of LeBron James, Paul George and DeMarcus Cousins. Johnson said the Lakers roster will undergo an overhaul.
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I don’t want to stay where we are. I don’t want to be on the outside of the playoffs looking in, Johnson said. We have to take another step, right? So this move allows us to position ourselves to hopefully take that next step.