Guide to Cavs’ Draft tonight

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots against the Atlanta Hawks during the first half in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots against the Atlanta Hawks during the first half in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

2015 Cleveland Cavaliers Draft Preview
Head Coach: David Blatt
2014-15 Record: 53-29 (1st in Central)
Playoff Finish: Eastern Conference Champions, runner-up NBA Finals

Notes
…This past season saw the Cavs increase their win total by 20 games (33 to 53), as Cleveland finished with their first winning campaign since 2009-10 (61-21).

2014-15 Team Stats
Points Scored: 103.1
Points Allowed: 98.7
Rebounds: 43.0
Opponents’ Rebounds: 41.1
Field Goal Percentage: 45.8%
Opponents’ Field Goal Percentage: 45.6%
Three-Point Percentage: 36.7%
Opponents’ Three-Point Percentage: 34.3%
Free Throw Percentage: 75.1%
Opponents’ Free Throw Percentage: 74.5%

2014-15 Individual Leaders
Points Per Game: LeBron James, 25.3
Rebounds Per Game: Kevin Love, 9.7
Assists Per Game: LeBron James, 7.4
Steals Per Game: LeBron James, 1.6
Field Goal Percentage: Timofey Mozgov, 59.0%
Three-Point Percentage: Kyrie Irving, 41.5%
Free Throw Percentage: Kyrie Irving, 86.3%

Cavs’ Free Agency
Unrestricted Free Agents
…Eligible to sign with any other team.
James Jones, F (34)
Kevin Love, F (26)
Shawn Marion, F (37)
Kendrick Perkins, C (30)
J.R. Smith, G (29)
Restricted Free Agents
…With 4 years or less of experience could be signed to an offer sheet but the Cavs have the right to match the offer and keep the player.
Matthew Dellavedova, G (24)
Iman Shumpert, F (24)
Tristan Thompson, F (24)

2015 Draft Picks
1st Round – 24th pick
2nd Round – 53rd pick

Mock Drafts
Cavs’ First Round Choice
CBS Sports (Zach Harper) – Justin Anderson, G/Virginia
CBS Sports (Gary Parish) – Delon Wright, G/Utah
DraftExpress (Matt Kamalsky) – Montrezl Harrell, F/Louisville
Huffington Post (Jordan Schultz) – Terry Rozier, G/Louisville
MyNBA Draft.com – Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, F (Arizona)
NBA Draft.net – Terry Rozier, G/Louisville
NBA Draft Room – Montrezl Harrell, F/Louisville
USA Today (Derek Bodner) – Justin Anderson, G/Virginia
WalterFootball.com (Paul Banks) – Justin Anderson, G/Virginia

Cavs’ 1st Round History
2014 (1) – Andrew Wiggins, G (Kansas) – Traded to Minnesota
2013 (1) – Anthony Bennett, F (UNLV) – Traded to Minnesota after 1 year
2013 (19) – Sergey Karasev, G/F (Russia) – Traded to Brooklyn after 1 year
2012 (4) – Dion Waiters, G (Syracuse) – Traded to Oklahoma City last year
2012 (24) – Jared Cunningham, G (Oregon State) – Traded Dallas on draft night
2011 (1) – Kyrie Irving, G (Duke)
2011 (4) – Tristan Thompson, F (Texas)]
2009 (30) – Christian Eyenga, F (Congo) – Traded to Lakers in 2011-12
2008 (19) – J.J. Hickson, F (NC State)
2006 (25) – Shannon Brown, G (Michigan State)
2004 (10) – Luke Jackson, G (Oregon)
2003 (1) – LeBron James, F (Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School)
2002 (6) – Dajuan Wagner, G (Memphis)
2001 (8) – DeSagana Diop, C (Oak Hill Academy)
2001 (20) – Brendan Haywood, C (North Carolina)
2000 (8) – Jamal Crawford, G (Michigan)
1999 (8) – Andre Miller, G (Utah)
1999 (11) – Trajan Langdon, G (Duke)
1997 (13) – Derek Anderson, G (Kentucky)
1997 (16) – Brevin Knight, G (Stanford)
1996 (12) – Vitaly Potapenko, F (Wright State)
1996 (20) – Zydrunas Ilgauskas, C (Lithuania)
1995 (17) – Bob Sura, G (Florida State)
1993 (22) – Chris Mills, F (Arizona)
1991 (11) – Terrell Brandon, G (Oregon)
1989 (25) – John Morton, G (Seton Hall)
1988 (22) – Randolph Keys, G (Southern Miss)
1987 (7) – Kevin Johnson, G (California)
1986 (1) – Brad Daugherty, C (North Carolina)
1986 (8) – Ron Harper, G (Miami, OH)
1985 (9) – Charles Oakley, F (Virginia Union)
1984 (12) – Tim McCormick, C (Michigan)
1983 (20) – Roy Hinson, F (Rutgers)
1983 (24) – Stewart Granger, G (Villanova)
1982 (12) – John Bagley, G (Boston College)
1980 (22) – Chad Kinch, G (Charlotte)
1978 (15) – Mike Mitchell, F (Auburn)
1976 (15) – Chuckie Williams, G (Kansas State)
1975 (15) – John Lambert, F (South Carolina)
1974 (8) – Campy Russell, F (Michigan)
1973 (2) – Jim Brewer, F (Minnesota)
1972 (3) – Dwight Davis, F (Houston)
1971 (1) – Austin Carr, G (Notre Dame)
1970 (7) – John Johnson, F (Iowa)

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