Cleveland Cavaliers: 4 impacts John Beilein hire will have on Cavs

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2. Develops players

Nick Stauskas four-star recruit 82nd in his class. Borderline Big 10 recruit Beilein helped develop into the eighth overall pick in the draft. 

Trey Burke is another one. Going back to 2011, the Northland High School product was a four-star recruit, but 93rd in the draft.

OK, these guys weren’t nothing coming out of high school, but with that said, a future in the NBA wasn’t guaranteed for either. Both stalled in their NBA careers, but the point is Beilein figured out a way to get the most of his talent.

If you’re looking for a success story, check out the Nets’ Caris LeVert. He was a three-star prospect coming out of the suburbs of Columbus and ended up being the 20th pick in the 2016 draft.

He averaged 13.7 points per game this season and continues to improve.

Beilein’s Michigan team took his squad to the 2017-2018 national championship game, and entering the year, his recruiting class was ranked 43rd in the county, according to 247Sports.

Making players betters is a necessity, especially since the Cavs’ current future currently hinges on a draft pick who is to be determined, as well as younger veterans such as Collin Sexton and Cedi Osman.