Cleveland Cavaliers free agency rumors: 3 realistic forward targets

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Three realistic free agency options at forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

There’s some Cleveland Cavaliers rumors that don’t involve the league trying to re-start play, or if a legit attempt will made at keeping Tristan Thompson.

Free agency promises to be a snoozer, yet again for the Cavaliers, as there’s very little for the organization can do as it continues to free itself from the fiscal restraints of trying to win during those four straight trips to the Finals.

Besides signing players to veteran minimum, or offering the MLE, the Cavaliers don’t have all that much flexibility in free agency because of salary cap restrictions. Part of the reason the team was OK bringing on Andre Drummond and his $28 million option on for next season was because of the unlikeness of being able to land a free agent.

Alas, trading a second-round pick for Drummond isn’t what’s going to make the Cavaliers successful, again.

The organization needs to continue to collect assets and assemble young players, and ideally, they hit the lottery one a roster spot and find very good players to assist the budding star.

Here’s three realistic candidates the organization could target.