Danny Ferry Resigns as GM: What This Means for the Cavaliers

June 4th, 2010 by Bob Evans Leave a reply »
First Mike Brown, now Danny Ferry.

The shake-up in Cleveland continued this afternoon with the resignation of general manager and former Cavalier player Danny Ferry.

ESPN has reported that it was a "mutual" parting between Ferry and owner Dan Gilbert, but I think there is much more to this story than what is being reported.

Ferry has been instrumental in pulling off blockbuster trades during his five-year tenure with the Cavaliers, and he has turned guys like Damon Jones, Sasha Pavlovic, and Ben Wallace into Shaq, Mo Williams, Delonte West, and many more.

However, with the firing of Ferry's guy Mike Brown, it was only a matter of time before Ferry was the next person out the door.

So what exactly does all of this mean for the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Let's take a look:


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It was only a matter of time before the charismatic Gilbert enforced his will on the Cleveland Cavaliers organization.

He gave the combo of Ferry and Brown their chance to run the show, but two consecutive years of writing luxury tax checks without making the NBA Finals seemed t ...

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