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Cavs post-practice report

By Jason Lloyd Published: November 4, 2010

* As expected, Mo Williams will start tomorrow night at Philadelphia and is expected to remain in that role for the rest of the season.

* Antawn Jamison returned to practice today and is questionable for tomorrow night. The team wants to see how his left knee responds tomorrow morning to today's workout before making a decision on his availability. I doubt Byron Scott would play him in both games of the back-to-back right now. Given that, he may give Jamison his choice whether or not he wants to play tomorrow in Philly or Saturday in Washington. The game in Washington, of course, would be his first return to the Verizon Center since the Cavs traded for him last season. That was just a long-winded way to say don't be surprised of Jamison sits tomorrow and plays Saturday in front of his old fans.

* J.J. Hickson loves his new jump shot, but Scott doesn't want him to forget about the rebounding. Scott likes the focus Hickson kept since he was chewed out publicly near the end of the preseason. But now Scott wants him to focus on rebounding.

* It's ironic that Hickson is developing into the type of jump shooter the Cavs were searching for in a power forward when they traded last season for Jamison. But Scott said he'll never have the type of distance Jamison has developed. "He’s not going to be Antawn, he’s not going to stretch the floor to 3–point land. But he'll be able to stretch it to where guys are still hesitant to come out to him. If he can make that on a consistent basis, it's going to make his game just that much better."

* Scott believes Hickson is "chasing" the ball at times and screwing up the spacing within the Cavs' offense. It's another point of emphasis Hickson is working on. Check back next week for more on Hickson.

* I've got a plane to catch. Will update with more when I can.

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