27. Cleveland Cavaliers
With LeBron James heading to Los Angeles, the Cavs have been jettisoned back to their normal place in the basement of the Eastern Conference. Fortunately for head coach Ty Lue, he’s able to build around point guard Collin Sexton. The Alabama product was one of the most explosive guards from this year’s draft. He’ll be given the opportunity to come in and log heavy minutes without any pressure.
However, the rest of the roster is below-average. One has to wonder what the motivation level will be for veterans on a total rebuild. Plus, Cleveland might be in real trouble if Jordan Clarkson is given the green light to shoot every single time he touches the ball (which virtually happens already anyway).
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