Cleveland Cavaliers Receive: G/F Tim Hardaway Jr., 2023 First-Round Pick (No. 10 – DAL)
Dallas Mavericks Receive: C Jarrett Allen
In fact, the Cavaliers have one of the oddest roster constructions in the NBA. It isn’t only their twin towers that may have issues together.
This team has a jumbo frontcourt pairing. They’ve also got a micro backcourt. Darius Garland and Donovan Mitchell are one of the smallest guard duos in the entire league.
In some respects, the Cavaliers are following trends. Downhill guards are in fashion.
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Meanwhile, so are twin tower pairings in which the four is able to guard multiple positions.
Yet, trends also dictate that a contender should stack quality wings. In that regard, the Cavaliers are behind.
Does this deal help get them ahead?