2011 NBA Draft: 10 Players That Could Be Playing For The Cavaliers Next Season

January 11th, 2011 by Bob Evans Leave a reply »
The last time the Cleveland Cavaliers were counting their chances at winning the NBA Draft Lottery, the price of gasoline was $1.72 per gallon.

That was 2003, and in that lottery the Cleveland Cavaliers landed the face of their franchise for the past seven seasons.

That man was LeBron James, and as we all know, he now resides in Miami and plays for the Miami Heat.

Oh how things have changed for the franchise that was among the NBA's elite over the past two seasons.

The Cavaliers were once one of the most feared defensive teams in the league under former coach Mike Brown.

Now, they are one of the NBA's biggest laughing stocks.

Their roster is consumed with role players, and youngsters looking for a chance to prove their worth.

While it is great to have role players and youngsters, you cannot win basketball games in the NBA without some type of star.

And as much as I like Anderson Varejao's hustle, Daniel "Boobie" Gibson's heart, and Mo Williams' leadership: they just aren't enough to put this team in the playoffs.

Dan Gilbert and the Cavaliers' front office thought that they could comp ...

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