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Voice of the Cavaliers excited for teams future

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 8/25/2014

It's been an impressive offseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers and General Manager David Griffin, as the Cavs have transformed from irrelevant into title contenders.

The stunning decision by LeBron James to return back to the Cavaliers on July 11 started a domino effect, that has landed a number of quality veterans with him in Cleveland. Sharp-shooters James Jones and Mike Miller, that won championships with James in Miami, were attracted to Cleveland for a chance at winning another ring. Forward Shawn Marion also signed on for a title run and may be joined by the games all-time 3-point shooter, Ray Allen, who won a pair of titles with the Heat on the back of James.

On Saturday however, Cleveland finally made its biggest move official when they acquired All-Star forward Kevin Love from the Timberwolves in a 3-team trade that sent number one overall picks Anthony Bennett and Andrew Wiggins to Minnesota. The radio voice of the Cavailers, John Michael, believs these moves, along with others made by Cleveland's front office over the last several years, have the Cavs set up for a very bright future.

Michael points to the young players on Cleveland's roster like All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving, scoring phenom Dion Waiters and nimble big man Tristan Thompson, as perfect compliments to the savvy veterans the team has brought in since landing James.

"You have a team that struggled from the outside last season," Michael says, "now they have the guys that can hit."

The bold hire of head coach David Blatt, who "is known for all his offensive prowess and success over in Europe," according to Michael, also makes the team more interesting. Michael says, "I think it really makes for something special coming into this season."

The Cavaliers open the regular season on October 30 with the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland then travels to Chicago the following night for a date with the team many feel are the biggest threat to the Cavs in the Eastern Conference, former MVP Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls.

   
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