What Are Cleveland Cavaliers’ Weakest Links Right Now?

January 1st, 2016 by Greg Swartz Leave a reply »

Despite an Eastern Conference-best 21-9 record, the Cleveland Cavaliers have looked far from a championship team.

Unable to field a healthy roster for much of the first two months, the Cavs can now begin to establish a consistent rotation with the returns of Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert.

With four months to go until the playoffs tip off, and a whopping six until the NBA Finals, Cleveland has plenty of time to clean up the areas that have plagued it thus far.

While few complaints can be made to this point (especially for those who watched from 2011-2014), these are the three biggest issues that the Cavaliers need to address heading into 2016.


Re-Establishing the Deep Ball

Shooting three-pointers has become an important part of the NBA game. The Golden State Warriors led all teams with a 39.8 percent success rate from deep last season and ended up having an OK year.

While not quite at Golden State's pace, the three-ball was an excellent weapon for the Cavaliers on their run to the Finals. Cleveland finished the year tied for fifth at 36.7 percent while attempting 27.5 ...

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