This is a bit surprising: Cleveland, suggesting that Kyrie Irving is not a leader and perhaps a locker-room problem, is not thrilled about offering him a maximum salary when the time comes this summer.
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Cleveland has a lot of issues, not least of all an owner who likes to go Jerry Jones and a coach, whoever it will be, who is doomed to be subservient to management.
You always are, of course, but a strong coach is better than a weak coach. Players will never respect him.
Luol Deng was reportedly shocked by what he found with the Cavs.
If it's as bad as all that, then it probably is time to make a change, preferably, if possible, to a team which is established and with strong leadership.
You can imagine what a coach like Gregg Popovich, Brad Stevens or Doc Rivers would do with Irving.
Whatever happens, with the top draft pick and a possible superstar to trade, Cleveland may dominate the summer NBA discussions.