Originally Posted by gasolina
long, reasonable post
making it to the finals in '07 hurt the cavs more than anything else. it was james' 4th season, right when his rookie contract was up. they lucked out past the nonchalant pistons, and after they got their asses kicked by the spurs, the FO started scrambling.
james played a part in this as well though. instead of being patient for one or two more years while a proper team was built, he pushed for immediate changes and i guess he expected immediate results.