Jose Mourinho's debut season will be deemed a failure if they can't get past Ajax in the Europa league final.
The Chiefs veteran will start from the back of the scrum against the Blues on Saturday.
"It will make you feel really small again," he said.
A virtuoso display from point guard Kyrie Irving has the Cavs on the cusp of another finals appearance.
Kieran Read has decided where his future holds, changing his provincial allegiance.