The Cleveland Cavaliers were one of the bigger surprise stories from last year. They increased their win total by 22 games over the 2020-21 season and were in playoff position most of the time before injuries lowered them into the play-in tournament. After All-Star seasons from Darius Garland and Jarrett Allen, and one of the greater rookie seasons in recent memory by Evan Mobley, the Cavaliers decided to go all-in on this core and acquire Donovan Mitchell.
Their floor has risen significantly and they should be a playoff team for the foreseeable future. Can this core eventually become a title contender?
Below, check out our preview for the 2022-23 Cavaliers campaign.