Should Cavs Fans Panic? Draymond: ‘There Are Some Glaring Concerns'

The Cavaliers are 7-7.

The Cavaliers' 111.1 defensive rating is the worst in the NBA.

Opponents are shooting 47.5 percent (28th) overall against Cleveland, and 39.7 percent (29th) from 3-point territory.

In a recent Q&A with USA Today Sports' Sam Amick, Draymond Green took inventory of the Cavs.

Should Cleveland fans be panicking?

"To a certain extent yes. And to a certain extent, no," Draymond explained. "I don't think anyone should be panicking 12 games in, or 13 games in. However, there are some glaring concerns with them. And at the same time, you're missing a 30-point player (Isaiah Thomas) on the bench who's hurt. So my concern would be that LeBron is playing so many minutes right now.

"Yeah, he's super human but eventually his super human powers go away, so that would be more of my concern if I'm a Cavs fan or somebody with the Cavs or a player, is like 'Man, he's been playing a lot of 40 minute (nights) and it's only Nov. 12.' But I wouldn't be pressing the panic button just yet."

LeBron -- who led the NBA in minutes per game last season -- is once again No. 1 so far this year at 38.1 minutes per night.

The good: Cleveland has won in a row.

The bad: The wins were against the Mavs and Knicks, and Cleveland trailed New York by 14 points with less than eight minutes remaining.

"At the end of the day, they know how to win," Draymond added. "They've got a guy who knows how to win, so I wouldn't necessarily press the panic button. I would see certain things and I would panic about those certain things, just because ... I don't think nobody should be playing 40 minutes a game in November."

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

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