The Cleveland Cavaliers are the clear frontrunners to reach the NBA finals in the East, with LeBron James leading the way alongside Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, as well as a lot of pesky veterans that do their job to make it easy for the best player in the East.
Nonetheless, even great things can get better, and the Cavaliers are always on the verge of pulling the trigger and signing more and more players, as they’ve shown with the acquisitions of Andrew Bogut, Kyle Korver and Deron Williams over the course of this past regular season.
So, it’s pretty clear that even if the Cavs sweep their way to the NBA finals and even win the ring, Tyronn Lue and LeBron James won’t be satisfied, so they’re definitely going to make some moves for the upcoming season. Having said that, let’s take a look at the top 5 signings Cavs fans would definitely love to see for their team.
Bosh was having one of the best seasons in his very successful career as the go-to-guy on the Miami Heat before he was forced to sit down with blood clots in his lungs, putting his life in jeopardy every time he set foot on the floor.
Still, the former Raptor and Heat is keen to make a comeback to the NBA, and he’s reportedly looking for second opinions and ways to get back onto the court, and what better place to do so than the Cavs? He’d play once again with his buddy LeBron, he could be very productive in just over 15 minutes on the court and he could be a very nice addition in a constant championship contender.
The fact that Vinsanity hasn’t won an NBA ring is something quite incredible, and the future Hall of Famer definitely deserves to retire as an NBA champion after all he’s done for basketball, being arguably the best dunker in NBA history and one of the most consistent and reliable players throughout his entire career.
Even despite his age, Carter has been quite productive over the last few seasons, and he could provide some three-point shooting and athleticism (yeah, still) with his minutes in the low 20’s to try and make the last run at a ring.
The Cavs have been a beautiful orchestra on offense, but they’ve also been a complete disaster in the other end, so having one of the most talented and fierce defenders in NBA history on board would definitely be something to look forward to.
Allen is very productive despite not being an offensive factor whatsoever, and having a guy like that cover Steph Curry, Isaiah Thomas and John Wall would be a huge plus for a Cavs team that couldn’t stop anybody over the last passage of the season.
Thabo isn’t as good as a defender as Tony Allen, but he could provide a bit of more help on offense while also boosting their perimeter defensive efforts, considering that Lue didn’t like Shumpert’s play for most of the season.
He’s a streaky shooter and has lived off the corner three for most of his career, and that’s precisely one of the signature moves of the Cavaliers’ offense, so he’d be an instant fit in the Quickens Loan Arena.
McGee has proven everybody (including Shaq) wrong through the entire season with his amazing work with the Golden State Warriors as their backup center, providing a huge boost for the second unit within his limited skillset.
So, as the Cavs are still missing Timofey Mozgov, and as Bogut was a huge flop due to injury, they could lure McGee with a pretty easy path to the NBA Finals while the Shaqtin’ a Fool victim could provide some very productive minutes if his mind doesn’t play tricks on him again.