Cleveland Cavaliers: The Biggest Losers of The NBA Draft

June 26th, 2010 by Jesse Dorsey Leave a reply »
By no means did the Cleveland Cavaliers have a successful draft night Thursday night.

They came up lame on reports that they were attempting to buy into the draft, and on a night in which their rivals in the race to woo LeBron made huge moves to lure him away, the draft night flop was no good for the Cavs chances.

The Cavaliers have one large hole to fill in the off-season. With two old (and probably retiring or not being resigned) centers on the team in the previous season, it is evident that the Cavs are in need of a big man.

They have a handful of power forwards on the roster in Anderson Varejao, Antawn Jamison, JJ Hickson, and Leon Powe that have filled in under the hoop at times, but none are true centers, nor could they be.

While this was not one of the deepest drafts in recent memory, there was a rather large number of centers and big men with potential in this draft.

While I am not out there enough to think that they could have bought in high enough to get Demarcus Cousins or steal Cole Aldrich, there are a number of bigs they could have snagged.

Eight centers were taken in the second round, all of them ...

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