What’s in store for the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James in 2017?
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Dwane Casey has been a big part of the team’s success this season, but there are some key changes for the Cavaliers in 2017-18.
1 / 17 Joe Nicholson/Getty Images Joe Nicholson,Getty Images 1 / 16 Joe Nicholson /Getty Images Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving talks with assistant coach Tom Thibodeau during a workout in Cleveland on March 21, 2017.
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Dwad Jennings will become the team president.
NBAE/Getty 3 / 16 LeBron James, left, and the Cleveland Browns cheer on the Cleveland Indians during a game against the San Diego Padres at Progressive Field on April 3, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Browns defeated the Padres 4-1.
AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez 2 / 16 The Cleveland Cavaliers logo is seen on the side of the scoreboard during the third inning of a game between the Cleveland Bulldogs and the Louisville Tigers at St. James Stadium in Louisburg, Virginia, on January 29, 2018.
A banner at the entrance to St James Stadium says “Welcome to St James Stadium, Welcome to St. James Park, Welcome home” in support of the Cavaliers season.
Getty 3 / 16 Kyrie Harper (5) celebrates with Cavaliers forward Josh Jackson (16) after scoring during the second half of a preseason basketball game against the Detroit Pistons at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan, on July 30, 2018 in Auburn, Michigan.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kyrie Curry (18) reacts during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball contest between the Charlotte Hornets and the New Orleans Pelicans at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, on February 18, 2019.
Kevin C. Cox/Getty 4 / 16 The Cleveland Cavaliers mascot, the Greenie, stands on the sidelines during a preseason NBA basketball game between the Detroit Pistons and the Atlanta Hawks at Dynamo Center in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8, 2019 in Atlanta.
Golden State Warriors forward Klay Thompson (14) is congratulated by teammate Draymond Green (17) after he scored a game-high 22 points during the NBA Finals Game 3 against the Cleveland Warriors at Cavaliers All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 6, 2019.(AP Photo) 5 / 16 Warriors center Andrew Bogut (19) and Cavaliers guard Brandon Ingram (11) celebrate after a dunk during the 3rd quarter of the NBA NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cavaliers at Stephen Curry Center in Las, Nev., on February 5, 2020.(AP Photos) 6 / 16 A Golden State Warrior, Kyrie Thompson, reacts after scoring on a shot by Cleveland Cavaliers forward Brandon Ingram during the 1st quarter of a NBA NBA NBA finals game between Golden State, Cleveland Cavaliers at the Cavs All-Stars Game on January 10, 2020 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.(AP photo) 7 / 16 Cleveland Cavaliers center Andrew Wiggins (13) shoots over Boston Celtics center Kelly Oubre Jr. (19), during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college basketball game at Rochester Arena in Rochester, New York, on October 26, 2020.
Isaiah J. Downing/Getty 8 / 16 Cavaliers center Dion Waiters (19).
(L-R) Cameron Bairstow, Kevin Love, James Harden, and LeBron Wade pose for a portrait in the locker room after the Cavs defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 98-92, in Game 4 of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at The Q, in Atlanta on November 18, 2020, at Philips Arena in Atlanta.(AP Images) 9 / 16 NBA player Kyrie Thompson (13), who is battling to return from injury, looks to dunk on Atlanta Hawks forward Andre Drummond during the 6th quarter of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals between Atlanta Hawks and the Miami Heat at Philips Coliseum in Philips Arena on February 22, 2021 in Atlanta(AP Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty) 10 / 16 Cavs guard Dion Waities (17), center for the NBA champions Cleveland Cavaliers, Carmelo Anthony (17).
The Cavaliers defeated the Miami Dolphins, 98 – 97, in the NBA finals, Friday, February 19, 2021, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.(AP: Jonathan Bachman) 11 / 16 Celtics guard Avery Bradley (8) reacts after knocking down a 3-pointer by LeBron James (13, left) during the Celtics vs. the Cavaliers NBA NBA Basketball Championship Basketball Championship Game at Quicken Loans Arena on March 3, 2021.
(AP: David Goldman) 12 / 16 Miami Heat forward Shane Battier (17, left), right, center for Boston Celtics forward Tyler Zeller (2) and forward Shane Larkin