"When the Cavs called a timeout with a 30-point lead and 7:38 left Monday, (Tyronn) Lue tried inserting Hood for (LeBron) James", writes The Athletic. During a timeout, several players surrounded Hood to encourage him to enter the game, but he refused.
The Cavaliers acquired Hood from the Utah Jazz at the trade deadline as part of their midseason roster makeover.
Hood is a very good player but he's had a bad playoffs so far, averaging only 4.6 points on 39.6 percent shooting.
"Hood refused to go in, multiple sources confirmed".
While Cleveland has gotten by without Hood and coasted past the Raptors, if Hood can give them some kind of secondary playmaking and 3-point shooting, that would give them another dynamic they desperately need in a potential NBA Finals matchup against Houston or Golden State. Rodney Hood suspiciously registered zero minutes.
Cavs' Rodney Hood Angered His Teammates & Possibly Lost The Locker Room After His Game 4 Stunt
Hood has been struggling as of late and recently lost his starting spot in the lineup.
The Cavs will return to the court soon to face either the Sixers or, most likely, the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Hood scored just 2 points on 1-of-9 shooting in three appearances against the Raptors.
According to Lloyd, Cavs general manager Koby Altman plans on meeting with Hood to hear his side of the story before making a decision on his future with the team moving forward. If the Cavaliers don't receive an acceptable reason for his refusal to play, there is a strong chance that Hood could earn a suspension.
Hood, who enters the summer as a restricted free agent, was considered a building block for the Cavaliers, but now that seems very much in doubt.
But with Ingram out for the first four games, the depth chart at the position all of a sudden has become much more important. He had his first career 1,000-yard season in 2016 and followed that up with another one in 2017.
The district said Director of Academics Brian Luciani will step in for Tramaglini, who has served as superintendent since 2015. School officials say for the past couple of weeks they found human feces outside of the school on a daily basis .
Both Tully and Bad Samaritan had rather small opening weekends, but they still did well enough to make it into the top 10. Hanging tough in third place was Paramount's A Quiet Place with an estimated $7.6 million from 3,413 screens.
As a result of slowing growth at home, Takeda , like many Japanese companies , has been busy expanding business overseas. Takeda said that it may reduce the combined workforce by 6 per cent to 7 per cent in the three years, post closing.
In addition, Google Maps can be expected to provide real-time information of traffic patterns, and brings about a newer map. Although officially Google IO doesn't begin until tomorrow that hasn't stopped Google from beginning their announcements.
Swansea has missed out on the chance to ease its relegation fears after losing at Bournemouth 1-0 in the English Premier League . Huddersfield , Swansea and Southampton are all sandwiched in between them and looking for a win and a top-flight lifeline.
City were in party mood as they celebrated the title they secured last month following Sunday's clash with Huddersfield . Manager Guardiola was the first man to receive his Premier League medal, while club captain Vincent Kompany went up last.
The next addition to the V-Series is set to be the V35 ThinQ and, right on cue, we may have our first look at the phone . The Super Far-Field Voice Recognition picks voice from up to five meters or 16 feet away, even in noisy environments.
The remaining votes came from the ruling Republican Party, who had promised this time they wouldn't obstruct Pashinyan's election. A year later Pashinyan was elected to the National Assembly on the ticket of Ter-Petrosian's Armenian National Congress (HAK).
They will now be happy to know that Niantic has confirmed that the Pokemon Go Fest will be headed back to Chicago this summer. There will also be "a unique and immersive gameplay experience not seen in any of Niantic's previous live events".
West Ham go into their game against Leicester City knowing a win would be huge in securing Premier League football next term. Within an hour, it seemed, it was out there for public consumption, which is also disappointing.
Magnitude-4.5 quake strikes near Los Angeles
The first quake had a 4.5-magnitude at 4:48 a.m. north of Cabazon, which is about 15 miles from Palm Springs. There were no immediate reports of damage , but the temblor was followed by dozens of small aftershocks.
Early voting for Iowa primary begins Monday
No Democrat is running in the general election, meaning whoever wins that primary race will likely take the congressional seat. Farley says almost 50-percent of those who voted in the county primary voted outside their normal area or precinct.
Trump weighs in on West Virginia Senate race
If polling had shown Moore dead in the water, you can bet Trump would have been much more wary of getting involved. Or the time when he said that term wasn't racist because "races are Negro, white Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian".
Sam Bennett finishes third in Giro d'Italia stage three
Italy's Elia Viviani produced a late stunning sprint to win a thrilling Giro d'Italia second stage in Tel Aviv on Saturday. I felt like throwing up after about 500m and eventually lost a minute and 14 seconds to Dumoulin to finish 116th.
WWE Backlash: The Two Superstars To Join The Preview Show
For the first time since 2009 Backlash will feature as a dual-branded show as WWE roll into its fifth pay-per-view event in 2018. WWE Backlash , unlike others, will be a 3-hour event, and it will be broadcasted live from Newark, New Jersey on Sunday 6th.