Cavaliers not resembling a title contender

Sam Amico

WASHINGTON – LeBron James emerged from the visitors’ locker room at Verizon Center smothered in an oversized, black-and-gray camouflage Canada Goose coat, face half-guarded by a puffy hood, and sought the quickest, most discreet exit from the arena. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue gave James a rest day against the Washington Wizards on Sunday but didn’t realize the rest of his players would take the afternoon off as well.