Vegas Over/Under: 53.5

The Record Projection: 55-27 of fromal The Bet: Above with confidence
The Cleveland Cavaliers are somehow in an enviable position.
In case the blockbuster deal goes through, they’ll have a point guard in Isaiah Thomas who is coming off a year in which he outperformed Kyrie Irving (by a considerable amount) during the regular season.
Even when the trendy of the acquisition remains problematic, LeBron James will be capable of shouldering more responsibilities, while Kevin Love and Jae Crowder staff up to maintain the 2016 champions playing in a high degree. Let’s not overlook the effects of incorporating Ante Zizic because depth.
If the transaction is vetoed because of Thomas’ wellbeing, the Cavaliers will soldier on with a malcontent Irving or locate a new taker for the point protector. They’ll stay loaded with talent.
This offseason is going to be deemed a failure if they can not locate a massive yield for Irving–and the Thomas swap surely qualifies as such–since fixing their main problem (defense) was not exactly done with the improvements of Derrick Rose, Jose Calderon and Jeff Green. But they can score with aplomb, which should make them heavy favorites.
As his age swells james doesn’t seem to have diminished whatsoever. Love loves chemistry than and Tristan Thompson is just advancing. This might be an old roster, but it’s one brimming over with talent, and most of the major pieces fit.

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