What New GM David Griffin Must Do to Stick with Cleveland Cavs

February 8th, 2014 by Adam Fromal Leave a reply »

David Griffin has his work cut out for him. 

The newly hired acting general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers replaces Chris Grant, who put together a collection of players that was dysfunctional at best and downright disgraceful at worst. A 2013-14 season that was filled with playoff dreams has plunged into a constant state of turmoil, one plagued by disappointing performances, in-house clashes and laughs from the rest of the league. 

For Griffin to stick in the job longer than the end of the season, he's going to have to make lots of changes. The interim tag can be a tough one for a general manager to get rid of successfully, but it is possible to do so.

Even when starting in this type of hole. 

Now this may seem strange to talk about in an article revolving around what Griffin can do to keep his job for a long time, but hiring him was a rather questionable decision. 

Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert got caught being rather hypocritical, after all. 

"We’re going to see Mike Brown succeed this year,'' Gilbert told Mary Schmitt Boyer of The Plain Dealer, before ...

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