When the Cleveland Cavaliers sit down on draft night and decide what to do with their 4 picks, a lot of factors will come into play. Thousands of man hours of scouting, research, and statistical breakdowns. Who is the best player available? What are the positions of need for this team? Based on positional depth in the draft pool, how should the team’s positional needs be prioritized?
I think most fans and observers agree the Cavaliers’ biggest need is scoring. More specifically, wing scoring. Beyond just scoring, though, the Cavaliers need wing players who can run in the open floor, show creativity on offense, work hard off the ball, play defense, rebound a little, and have an ability to finish at the rim. The team needs players who can not just fit in with Kyrie Irving on the court, but who can blossom into a solid core with Kyrie and eventually grow into a Championship contending team. [Read more...]