CLEVELAND – After months of talk and speculation, the worst kept secret became official, Kevin Love is now a Cleveland Cavalier. First reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein on Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Philadelphia 76ers agreed in principle to a three-team trade sending Love to Cleveland, the last two overall picks in the draft in Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett to Minnesota and their first-round protected pick
Another NBA Draft has come and gone and for the third time in the last 10 years, the Cleveland Cavaliers received the top overall pick. Now, before I get to the first round picks Cleveland made in the form of Anthony Bennett and Sergey Karasev, I would like to say that this year’s draft was the weakest in recent memory, I would go as far to even say the weakest
“With the first selection in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavs select Anthony Bennett, Power Forward, UNLV.” My initial response. “Hmmm. Okay... Who’s Anthony Bennett?” After weeks of speculation the Cleveland Cavaliers made Anthony Bennett their first overall selection. A pick that has to have a lot of fans puzzled, a lot of fans angry, and some probably overjoyed. But to be fair, no matter who the Cavs took
CLEVELAND – After shocking the masses in selecting Canadian power forward Anthony Bennett, the Cleveland Cavaliers continued the international theme in selecting Russian sharpshooter, Sergey Karasev Karasev, 19, averaged 18.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 12 games for BC Triumph Russia during the 2012-13 season. At 6’8 and 197 pounds, Karasev, shot was deadly from beyond the arc in hitting 36 percent from three-point range and 45 percent for the
CLEVELAND – With glaring needs on the wing and down low, the Cleveland Cavaliers shocked many in taking Anthony Bennett with the top pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, out of UNLV. Bennett, 6’8, 240 pounds with a seven-foot wingspan, exceptional leaping ability and ball-handling skills was taken over the likes of Nerlens Noel, Alex Len, Victor Oladipo and Ben McLemore number one overall, will now vie for playing time with
The 2013 NBA Draft will begin shortly. Questions remain on who will go no.1 to the Cleveland Cavaliers, what trades will get made and if teams that don't have a pick like the Golden State Warriors might make a move to acquire a draft pick.