Tips for NBA Teams That Didn't Make the Playoffs

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  • New York Knicks, Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony
  • Goran Dragic, Phoenix Suns
  • Cleveland Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters
  • Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles, New York
  • Detroit Pistons, Joe Dumars, Josh Smith, Andre Drummond, Brandon Jennings
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Boston Celtics
  • Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans
  • Orlando Magic, Tobias Harris
  • Sacramento Kings, DeMarcus Cousins, Isaiah Thomas, Rudy Gay
  • Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Draft
  • Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant
  • Utah Jazz
  • Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Draft
  • New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson

Cleveland Cavaliers

Simply put — the Cleveland Cavaliers better keep point guard Kyrie Irving and his 21 points and six assists per game happy. If that means parting ways with shooting guard Dion Waiters because they have clashed on and off the court, then so be it. When having a valuable asset and franchise cornerstone like Irving, you don't want him leaving town like a certain King once did. (Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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