The 25 Greatest Players in Cleveland Cavaliers History

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6. Zydrunas Ilgauskas (1997-2010)

Zydrunas Ilgauskas

After suffering through some rough years early in his career due to injury, he went on to become the team’s all-time leader in games played, rebounds, offensive rebounds and blocked shots. As a tribute, the Cavaliers retired his number 11.

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Brad Sullivan is a lead writer for Cavaliers Nation. He has spent much of life in the Cleveland, Ohio area, and has remained a Cavalier fan from their 1970 beginnings through the return of LeBron James. While that fandom was sorely tested during the Reign of Error known simply by one word, Stepien, that overall historical perspective will be part of his writing for Cavaliers Nation in the months ahead.