How Grant, Cavs botched the Thunder's blueprint

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Ex-Cavs GM Chris Grant (right) was put in the undesirable position of having top picks in weak drafts.

Ex-Cavs GM Chris Grant (right) was put in the undesirable position of having top picks in weak drafts.

The Cavaliers as they exist today are an underachieving and disorderly team. The dismissal of Grant may ultimately have had less to do with the players he chose than with the way he developed them once he had them.

Spencer Hawes leads the 76ers in rebounds per game (8.7) and three-point shooting (41.1 percent).

Spencer Hawes leads the 76ers in rebounds per game (8.7) and three-point shooting (41.1 percent).

* = Eastern All-Stars