Some Cavaliers fans dont understand why the team traded Ramon Sessions in March. They see what Sessions is doing with the Lakers in the Western Conference playoffs and think, This is our former backup point guard? Why on earth did we let him get away?
The answers are actually pretty simple.
For one, Sessions wouldnt have been content spending the rest of his career as Kyrie Irvings backup. And you couldnt blame him. If Irving ends up being as good as everyone thinks hell be, the man playing behind him will likely average 10-15 minutes a game for a long, long time.
For another, Sessions was likely to opt out of his contract at seasons end if he remained with the Cavs. It was nothing personal -- he liked his teammates and playing for coach Byron Scott. He played hard and displayed leadership. He handled a less-than-ideal personal situation like a pro, never straying from the team concept. He got along well with Irving and enjoyed pushing him in practice.
Ramon knows theres light a...