A post-LeBron James reconstruct was constantly unavoidable in Northeast Ohio, and the Cavs have obviously accepted that fate. Through four in-season trades, they restocked their cabinets with nine incoming draft picks, including a set of prospective firsts.
But before heading reclamation street down, Cleveland gave a four-year to oft-injured Kevin Love. That rate not only appears inflated due to his health history and defensive deficiencies, but it could also lead the Cavs to a couple of wins. He is still capable of rebounding at an rate.
In case the idea was to lean on the leadership then flip him for rebuilding tools of Love, the plan has been doomed from the beginning.
“You are not getting an advantage for him under any circumstances,” a Western Conference executive told Bleacher Report’s Ken Berger earlier this year.
Speaking of resources, the group underwhelms from each angle. Collin Sexton is interesting, but his 41.1 field-goal percent and 15.6 assist percentage highlight his limits. Cedi Osman functions as a bit, but likely nothing more. The Cavs may be at least from forming their second base a few drafts.
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