Cleveland Cavaliers Receive: F Cameron Johnson, F Royce O’Neale, 2025 First-Round Pick (PHX via BKN), 2027 First-Round Pick (PHI via BKN), 2029 First-Round Pick (DAL via BKN)
Brooklyn Nets Receive: G Darius Garland
In fact, when it comes to roster construction, both of these teams are in strange places.
The Cavaliers don’t only have a small backcourt. They also have a jumbo frontcourt. Defensively, the Jarrett Allen / Evan Mobley tandem paid dividends this season.
Offensively, they struggled in the playoffs. The Cavaliers will have a lot of questions to ask themselves about the makeup of their roster in the near future.
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So will the Nets. Unlike the Cavaliers, they don’t need any 3-and-D wings.
This team has plenty of them. With that said, they’re lacking a primary offensive option.
Could Garland be that guy?