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NBA: 5 Players Cleveland Cavaliers Should Trade for to Build for Future
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While the Cleveland Cavaliers sit only a game out of the Eastern Conference playoff race, no one should make the mistake of calling them a playoff contender just yet.

By that I mean, yes they could make the playoffs but unfortunately no they would not be much of a contender should they enter into a first round series against the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat as evidenced by pitiful performances against both earlier in the year.

Because of this, the Cavaliers shouldn't be looking at adding "the final piece" at this years deadline but should instead be looking at younger players who could make a difference for them a couple of years down the road.

Here are five players who could help them continue their rise in the East for years to come.

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