Should the Cleveland Cavaliers Look to the Future or Play for Today?

September 18th, 2010 by Jesse Dorsey Leave a reply »
Inevitably at some point throughout the upcoming Cavaliers season, the team's management will have to decide what the point of this season is.

Obviously, the knee-jerk reaction to this question is to win as many games as possible. But, as the team stands now, we have no clue what kind of team this is.

Speculation has run rampant over the past few months of what the Cavs have to look forward to this year. Predictions have run the gamut from a paltry 12 wins (a seemingly ridiculous prediction from Yahoo! Sports) to the average level-headed guess of somewhere in the 30-range, and even on the crazy end of the spectrum is Terry Jones' 45 to 50 win prediction.

So there is obviously some difference in what people around the country think is possible for these Cleveland Cavaliers, but the only real answer right now is that, quite simply, nobody knows.

Because nobody knows exactly what the deal with this team is, nobody knows what stage they are in as a basketball team.

Their young guns could constitute putting them in the up-and-comer category. Their major offseason loss could put them in the rebuilding category. Their completely ...

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