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NBA Draft 2012: 5 Targets for the Cleveland Cavaliers' No. 4 Pick
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David Stern will announce Kyrie Irving's future running-mate on June 28.

The Cleveland Cavaliers will be faced with perhaps their toughest—and most significant—decision in the 42-year history of the franchise.

It is as follows: Who will they take with their top selection in the 2012 NBA draft?

Unfortunately for eager Cavs fans, this question will not be answered until draft night on June 28. Still, that leaves plenty of time to analyze the options.

The ultimate goal for them, of course, is to add a stud here; someone who can eventually become a Robin to Kyrie Irving's Batman.

With the current format of the league, it is almost necessary for a franchise to have multiple All-Star-caliber players in order to win championships.

Don't believe me? Just look at the final four teams of the 2012 playoffs: the San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, Boston Celtics and Miami Heat. Each are led by not just one or two, but three to four future Hall of Famers.

With the fourth pick in the draft, the Cavs are now faced with a golden opportunity to take a huge step forward with their rebuilding project. And they need to make the most of it.

Let's examine their top five choices.

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