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Standing in line recently, while wrapping up another successful holiday shopping effort, my mind began drifting towards the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Specifically, which of the 2013 unrestricted NBA free agents should the Cavaliers be targeting?
I also thought about the 46-131 overall record they've amassed since 2010 but quickly dismissed that. I decided to instead focus on how to improve moving forward.
Along with the draft, and exploring the trade market, free agency is a third opportunity to do specifically that.
It's worth noting that player options, team options and early terminations will eventually shape the totality of this summer's free agent class.
For now, though, there is a list of unrestricted free agents currently identified.
Here are two of those 2013 free agent lists from Hoopsworld and ESPN.com for your reference.
Chris Paul, Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum will headline this year's class if you hadn't heard. While they wo...
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