Vegas Over/Under: 53.5
The Record Projection: 55-27 of fromal The Bet: Over with confidence
The Cleveland Cavaliers are in an enviable position.
If the blockbuster deal goes through, they’ll have a point guard in Isaiah Thomas who’s coming off a year where he outperformed Kyrie Irving (with a substantial amount) during the regular season.
When the new purchase’s hip remains debatable, LeBron James will be capable of shouldering more responsibilities, while Kevin Love and Jae Crowder team up to keep the 2016 winners. Let’s not forget the effects of adding Ante Zizic because depth.
If the trade is vetoed because of Thomas’ wellbeing, the Cavaliers will soldier with a malcontent Irving or even find a new taker for the All-Star point protector. In any circumstance, they’ll stay loaded with talent.
This offseason is going to be deemed a failure if they can’t locate a massive yield for Irving–along with the Thomas swap certainly qualifies as such–since fixing their main difficulty (defense) was not exactly done together with the additions of Derrick Rose, Jose Calderon and Jeff Green. However they can score with aplomb, and that will make them favorites.
James does not seem to have declined because his era swells. Love loves more chemistry than with his superstar teammate, and Tristan Thompson is advancing. This might be an old roster, but it’s one brimming over with talent, and nearly all of the major pieces fit.
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