10 Things the Cavs Must Do in Order to Win a Championship This Season

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5. Make Threes


The game of basketball has evolved. For years, offenses were built through establishing a post presence and building around that asset. While the inside game is still a necessity, the three-point shot is more important now than any time in NBA history.

The Cavs were second in the entire league in three-point attempts last season, and ranked seventh in three-point percentage. It is an aspect of their offense that will either carry them to success, or severely hurt their chances of attaining a title if they cannot shoot effectively from beyond the arc. Last season’s playoff run is a strong indicator of just how important shooting from long range is for the Cavaliers’ success.

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A former sports editor at Gannon University, Jeff is currently a 10th-12th grade Language Arts teacher and head golf coach at Girard High School in Girard, PA. In addition to holding a love of reading and the written word, Jeff is also passionate for all things related to Cleveland, New York City and Bruce Springsteen. Writing influences include Bill Simmons and Chuck Klosterman.