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NBA Waiver Wire: Turmoil in Cleveland

Charlie Zegers

Charlie Zegers

Charlie Zegers writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

Chris Grant's departure was going to happen sooner or later. Anthony Bennett's rookie season - easily the worst ever for a first-overall draft pick - pretty much guaranteed that. But when the Cavaliers were blown out by a Lakers team that had just eight eligible players to start the game and only four (yes, four) at the final buzzer, "sooner or later" turned into "goodbye, Chris, and don't let the door hit you on the way out."

Grant will be criticized, and deservedly so, for the garbage-fire the Cavaliers have become this season. His draft picks - Bennett and Dion Waiters in particular - have been major disappointments. And unlike some other notable first-round busts, Grant can't claim that other general managers would have made the same mistake. Greg Oden vs. Kevin Durant was a legitimate debate at the time. Very few people thought Bennett would go first overall, or that Waiters - who wasn't even a starter in college - was worthy of the fourth-overall pick.

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