Thursday, October 16, 2008

Cavaliers: Roster Preview

In Brian Windhort's latest article on he talks about LBJ's approval of the way the Cavaliers are currently comprised.

LBJ is quoted as saying:

"There are no excuses for us now," James said. "We should be able to go out and dominate."

LeBron likes the roster, and really, that is all that matters. But for the sake of mindless blogging Shaver Sports will be taking a look at what various prognosticators think about the roster of your - Cleveland Cavaliers.

First up, ESPN's Player Efficiency Ratings. These ratings rank players on a basis of overall production per minute.

ESPN's John Hollinger ranked players from #1 thru #321 along these lines.

This is where your Cavaliers ranked going into the upcoming season:

ESPN's PER Rankings

LeBron James: #2
Mo Williams: #59
Zydrunas Ilgauskas: #80
Wally Szerbiak: #155
Delonte West: #177
Anderson Varejeo: #180
Daneiel Gibson: #188
Ben Wallace: #210
Sasha Pavlovic: #306

ESPN Ranked 321 Players.

The Cavaliers ESPN PER Ranking Average is: 150.78

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