2010 NBA Draft Results: Five Moves That Affect LeBron James and the Cavaliers

June 24th, 2010 by Eric Felkey Leave a reply »
The Cleveland Cavaliers didn't have a pick in Thursday night's NBA Draft and while all indications are they made several attempts to move into the first-round to grab a selection, they weren't successful in their goal.

Most teams either upgraded positions on their roster, cleared cap space for the summer, or made a trade to acquire new faces or future draft picks.

Unfortunately for the Cavaliers, they're in the same position they were six hours ago: a team with a rookie GM, no coach, no center, no draft picks, a backcourt that's on the trading block, and an uncommitted superstar.

That's not to say no moves will be made either before the start of the season or before LeBron James hits free agency. But any team that doesn't use the draft to make some sort of improvement ultimately missed out on a golden opportunity.

That said, here are five moves that were made on Thursday night that could have a substantial effect on the Cavs this offseason:


5. No picks acquired for Cleveland

This was touched on in the introduction.

The Cavs were working the phones trying to get a selection anywher ...

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