Cavaliers not disciplining Rodney Hood for not entering game, source says

LeBron James rises above his opponents to shoot the game-winning bucket for Cleveland

LeBron James rises above his opponents to shoot the game-winning bucket for Cleveland

12 different Cavs players took the court last night, but not Rodney Hood, who reportedly refused to enter the game late in the fourth while the Cavs were up by 30. However, Hood, who had yet to play, refused.

Before the February trade deadline, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Rodney Hood with the hope that he could strengthen their chance of reclaiming the National Basketball Association championship title this season.

The Cleveland Cavaliers destroyed the Toronto Raptors to sweep their way into the Eastern Conference finals yet again, but there may be some tension inside the Cavs' locker room after Rodney Hood refused to enter Game 4 in the fourth quarter Monday.

Hood is a very good player but he's had a awful playoffs so far, averaging only 4.6 points on 39.6 percent shooting.

Hood has struggled in the postseason. It was the only blemish on an otherwise impressive series sweep for the Cavs. They've already have more than enough in the a year ago, which plays benefits Hood's benefit this time. In the Cavs' 10 playoff games, he has averaged 4.6 points per game on 39.6% shooting and just 13.3% from three-point range.

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Earlier in the game, rookie Cedi Osman came in with the second unit and played the minutes that had been going to Hood in Lue's rotation.

The veteran swingman saw his minutes decrease in Round Two after averaging 6.3 points in 18.9 minutes per game in the first round against the Indiana Pacers. "We're trying to win a championship", an unnamed Cavaliers player told The Athletic about Hood's behavior.

The Cavs advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by sweeping the Raptors.

ESPN is reporting that Hood apologized to General Manager Koby Altman today. But the 25-year-old, considered a threat from beyond the arc, struggled mightily against IN, making just two of his 12 attempted 3-pointers.

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