Koby Altman nailed the rebuild

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What I will say is this team has pieces. But with that said weve got alot of zero value assets such as Nance and basically every vet. We just lost TT for nothing which is a bad move.

our roster has no identitiy
 

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Arguably the least talented roster in the league... nailed it.

I do appreciate the optimism though. I mean that sincerely.
 

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I think he's got the rebuild going in the right direction....however to me the drafting of Garland, Cedi, and Windler are questionable "reaches". The extension of Love was needed (always need a veteran presence) although I didn't like the price tag, and getting Drummond for free (along with McGee) as expiring contracts was also a good move. So far the only pick that has panned out for Koby is Sexton (and that was questionable because he drafted him as the future PG of this team). Again as I have said several times before the failure of this team in the draft is partially on the GMs but more so on the scouting department which has failed terribly in past years.
 

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How do you expect/suggest the Cleveland Cavaliers, whose best free agent signing (aside from the fluke of the guy more 45min away coming "home") is Larry Hughes, to get those 2 superstars?

What the hell are you talking about?


 

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Arguably the least talented roster in the league... nailed it.

I do appreciate the optimism though. I mean that sincerely.
With TT gone this was an obvious lie and i can easily name the Kings, Hornets, Bulls, and the Pistons as teams with a roster that is just trash like ours
 

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Wouldn't say he nailed it. Also wouldn't say he didn't. There are too many unknowns still.

Can Sexton take the next steps? His assists were beginning to climb at the end of the year - as were turnovers. Can he continue to grow those assists as he plays off ball while minimizing turnovers? Can he play at least average D at the 2? If both of those are yes - Sexton will get his extension and Altman will get credit. Potential A for Altman - though worse if he does not finish development and they get burdened with a big contract.

Garland gets a mulligan. He was never 100% last year IMHO and it was really his Freshman year. Incomplete.

Dylan Windler. Injured. Will he play? If he can turn into a nice rotational piece, it's a win. Incomplete for now, but with potential like Garland.

Kevin Porter Jr. We know his off the court issues. We also know his potential. Lots of wildcards and lots of upside, still Incomplete.

Dean Wade. Limited time in Cleveland, but I think he showed he has some potential to become a rotational stretch 4. Still Incomplete.

Okoro. Love the pick. Brings defensive toughness an a great work ethic. If he can develop a good three point shot, could be quite good. Even so, Incomplete.

Which is all why it is too soon to judge Altman one way or the other. We need larger sample sizes for most everyone. I am encouraged by Sexton and definitely see the potential (also like other pickups like Matthews, etc). My hope is he see growth and the team wins 25-30 this year with a lot of close losses because they just don't know how to finish. They then can add a high pick in a loaded draft to the mix and then look to take a step next season. If THAT happens, I think Altman deserves a lot of credit.
 

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Wouldn't say he nailed it. Also wouldn't say he didn't. There are too many unknowns still.

Can Sexton take the next steps? His assists were beginning to climb at the end of the year - as were turnovers. Can he continue to grow those assists as he plays off ball while minimizing turnovers? Can he play at least average D at the 2? If both of those are yes - Sexton will get his extension and Altman will get credit. Potential A for Altman - though worse if he does not finish development and they get burdened with a big contract.

Garland gets a mulligan. He was never 100% last year IMHO and it was really his Freshman year. Incomplete.

Dylan Windler. Injured. Will he play? If he can turn into a nice rotational piece, it's a win. Incomplete for now, but with potential like Garland.

Kevin Porter Jr. We know his off the court issues. We also know his potential. Lots of wildcards and lots of upside, still Incomplete.

Dean Wade. Limited time in Cleveland, but I think he showed he has some potential to become a rotational stretch 4. Still Incomplete.

Okoro. Love the pick. Brings defensive toughness an a great work ethic. If he can develop a good three point shot, could be quite good. Even so, Incomplete.

Which is all why it is too soon to judge Altman one way or the other. We need larger sample sizes for most everyone. I am encouraged by Sexton and definitely see the potential (also like other pickups like Matthews, etc). My hope is he see growth and the team wins 25-30 this year with a lot of close losses because they just don't know how to finish. They then can add a high pick in a loaded draft to the mix and then look to take a step next season. If THAT happens, I think Altman deserves a lot of credit.

I think the one thing we can be happy with is the developmental staff. Lots of guys learned to shoot.

Porter and Garlnd both have better numbers in the 2nd half of last year and Sexton has progressed in season 2 of 2 years.

I think Porter was a good move even if the off court stuff is all 100% real. Worth the risk.

I don't have the same feeling that they are wasting talent or not developing guys like I have in the past.
 

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With TT gone this was an obvious lie and i can easily name the Kings, Hornets, Bulls, and the Pistons as teams with a roster that is just trash like ours
I'm sorry (I don't know about the Bulls, Hornets and Pistons) but living here in Sac I can tell you that the Kings have a way better roster than ours (at almost every position)!!!!
 

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What the hell are you talking about?



Did you read the post, or just wanted to comment?

Lets go through an exercise. Other than Lebron James "coming home," who is the best free agent signing in franchise history?
 

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Did you read the post, or just wanted to comment?

Lets go through an exercise. Other than Lebron James "coming home," who is the best free agent signing in franchise history?

Gerald Wilkins! The Jordan Stopper!

He averaged 20.3 PPG for the Cavs during the 93-94 playoffs.
 
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