The Cavaliers have two of the first four picks int he upcoming 2011 NBA Draft. In their latest mock, the guys over at SB Nation gave them two pretty good building blocks with those two picks. The no brainer is Kyrie Irving with the first overall pick. Here is their rationale.
Cleveland has done nothing to imply the No. 1 pick will be anyone other than Irving, the next entrant in the Hall of Young Point Guards. (Animatronic Brandon Jennings is kinda creepy.) Chad Ford has even already gotten his annual "Is [Definite No. 1 Pick] Actually The Definite No. 1 Pick?" column out of the way to minor fanfare. Spoiler alert: Irving is a lock at No. 1.
Can we just stop reporting on the first overall pick until it's someone other than Kyrie Irving? The other pick is a little bit more of a surprise, because they have Enes Kanter still on the board when the Cavs pick.
Kanter should be the first true big man off the board, though, unless someone falls deeply in love with Bismack Biyombo. (Unless. Like we all aren't head over heels for Bismack already.)
That would give the Cavs two potential stars at point guard and power forward, and a much brighter future than it looked like just a few weeks ago.