• 2019-2020 Cleveland Cavaliers Season Recap to date

    2018-2019 Record                 Home Record               Road Record

             19-63                                     13-28                            6-35

    2019-2020 Record                 Home Record               Road Record

             19-46                                     11-25                            8-21

    Fun Facts for the season

    -After signing a five-year, $20M contact that included a team option for the fifth season before the start of the 2019-20 season, John Beilein became the shortest tenured coach since the 2004 season and is tied for the third shortest coaching stint since the 1990 season after only lasting 54 games before he and the team decided to part ways (Beilein and the organization negotiated a settlement that remains undisclosed)

    -The Cavs have not had a winning season without LeBron James since the 1997-98 season and have not gotten out of the first round of the playoffs without LeBron since the 1992-93 season when they lost to Michael Jordan’s Bulls in the Eastern Conference Semifinals

    -The Cavs had three bigs who finished inside the top-100 in terms of total value in 8/9-cat leagues while they finished with four bigs who produced standard league value on the season: Andre Drummond, Kevin Love, Larry Nance Jr. and Tristan Thompson

    -Collin Sexton turned around his season from a fantasy perspective after the All-Star break, producing 4th/7th round per-game value in 11 games while he was on track to produce 8th/11th round per-game value in 54 games prior to the break

    -The Cavs have three players on their roster whose fathers played in the NBA: Kevin Love, Darius Garland and Larry Nance Jr. (Larry Nance Sr. played for the Cavs from 1988-1994)

    For a closer look at how the season has gone, be sure to check out our Season So Far series. The Cavs’ entry can be found right here.

    Rosterable in 12-team 8/9-cat leagues (per-game value)

    -Andre Drummond (2nd round/3rd round)

    -Kevin Love (5th round/5th round)

    -Collin Sexton (7th round/9th round)

    -Larry Nance Jr. (9th round/7th round)

    Showed flashes of fantasy value in 12-team 8/9-cat leagues (per-game value)

    -Tristan Thompson (12th round/14th round)

    -Kevin Porter Jr. (12th round/15th round from January 28 through March 2)

    Rosterable in standard points leagues

    (This is Yahoo’s standard scoring system, we’ll be using them as a reference for the rankings but obviously things will be different in your league if you use a custom scoring format or play on ESPN/CBS/Fantrax.)

    -Andre Drummond (2nd round)

    -Kevin Love (4th round)

    -Tristan Thompson (8th round)

    -Larry Nance Jr. (9th round)

    -Collin Sexton (10th round)

    Flashes of value in standard points leagues:

    -Kevin Porter Jr. (13th round value in last 30 days of season)

    -Cedi Osman (12th round value in last 30 days of season)

    Predicting standard league relevant players for 2020-21 season

    -Andre Drummond (all formats)

    -Kevin Love (all formats)

    -Collin Sexton (all formats)

    -Larry Nance Jr. (all formats)

    Potential for standard league value for 2020-21 season

    -Kevin Porter Jr. (all formats)

    -Darius Garland (all formats)

    -Tristan Thompson (8-cat, points leagues)

    Upcoming Notable Free Agents

    -Andre Drummond (player option of $28.75M for 2020-21 season)

    -Tristan Thompson (unrestricted)

    Key Additions

    -Andre Drummond (acquired via trade)

    -Dante Exum (acquired via trade)

    Key Departures

    -Jordan Clarkson (traded to Jazz)

    -John Henson (traded to Pistons)

    -Brandon Knight (traded to Pistons)

     

    Upcoming Draft Picks

    -2020 first round pick (protected top 10)

    -2021 first round pick

    -2022 first round pick (via Milwaukee, protected top 10; if not conveyed in 2022, becomes protected top 10 and 25-30 in 2023; if not conveyed in 2023, becomes protected top 8 in 2024; if not conveyed in 2024, becomes 2024 and 2025 second round picks)

    -2022 second round pick (via Houston)

    -2022 second round pick (via San Antonio)

    -2022 second round pick (via Washington)

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