Lakers News: Kyle Kuzma Says He Sees '07 Cavaliers vs. Pacers in Game 1

Tyler Conway@jtylerconwayFeatured ColumnistApril 15, 2018

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma (0) during the overtime period of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The Lakers won in overtime 122-112. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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Suffice it to say Kyle Kuzma is not impressed with LeBron James' supporting cast.

The Los Angeles Lakers forward took to Twitter on Sunday during the Cavaliers' first-round opener against the Indiana Pacers, comparing the roster to the 2007 Cleveland team. He deleted the tweet, but Hoops N Brews captured a screenshot:

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Damn! @kylekuzma just went IN on the Cavs! https://t.co/PjvcyWbrox

The 2007 Cavs are viewed as one of the worst teams to make the Finals in NBA history. Their roster consisted of James and a bunch of spare parts, with LeBron putting together a Herculean effort against a relatively weak Eastern Conference. The San Antonio Spurs swept the Cavs out of the Finals.

There's little question the 2018 Cavs are better than their 2007 counterparts. Kevin Love is a future Hall of Famer, and even guys like George Hill are vast improvements over the teammates LeBron had a decade ago.

Making Kuzma's take a little spicier is the fact he used to play with Larry Nance Jr. and Jordan Clarkson. Kuz is known to throw tongue-in-cheek shade to his teammates over social media, but with the Cavs down double digits for most of the contest, this seemed more like a legit criticism.