New coach, new philosophy, and most likely, some new personnel.
Thats what the Cavaliers face as they enter their first offseason in the era of Mike Brown 2.0. Brown is a defense-first leader, a man who believes every opposing possession should be a grind.
Not everyone on the Cavs current roster fits such a profile, and thats OK. Every successful team has a wide range of individual styles.
Heres a player-by-player look at those who finished last season as Cavs, and where they may go from here:
Kyrie Irving, PG
What happened: Irving proved to be arguably the leagues best ball-handler and one of its most dangerous perimeter shooters. Oh, and he can get to the basket whenever he wants. But he is one of the Cavs worst defenders, and had issues staying healthy for (at least) the fourth straight year, dating back to high school.
Whats next: Kyrie will continue to be the team leader, one of the NBAs most dynamic point guards and a fantastic teammate. But defense starts out top. In I...