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4 Issues the Cavs Need to Overcome This Season


After walking off the court on the short end of the scoreboard for the first time this preseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers now have two more preseason clashes to figure out where their flaws are, and how to limit them from blocking their path to a dream season.

In truth, the absence of power forward Kevin Love, and the resting of veteran Shawn Marion played a small part in the team’s home defeat to the Dallas Mavericks, not to mention the preseason status of the game. In addition, LeBron James once again sat out a pivotal fourth quarter—something that won’t happen in the regular season

However, there were very slight cracks in what had been a smooth running ship, so it’s important to assess exactly what issues need to be overcome during the course of a lengthy 82-game campaign.

Here are four issues the Cavs need to overcome in order to be successful this season (continue slideshow on next page):



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Brad Sullivan is a lead writer for Cavs Nation. He has spent much of life in the Cleveland, Ohio area, and has remained a Cavalier fan from their 1970 beginnings through the return of LeBron James. While that fandom was sorely tested during the Reign of Error known simply by one word, Stepien, that overall historical perspective will be part of his writing for Cavs Nation in the months ahead.

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