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Pros and Cons of Cleveland Cavaliers Selecting Jabari Parker No. 1 in 2014 Draft

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Pros and Cons of Cleveland Cavaliers Selecting Jabari Parker No. 1 in 2014 Draft
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Jabari Parker, welcome to Cleveland.

Hypothetically speaking, of course. 

In the wake of Joel Embiid's foot injury—which will keep him sidelined for at least four months, per Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski—the Cleveland Cavaliers have been forced to change course. 

Previous signs pointed to Cleveland selecting Embiid with the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft, according to ESPN.com's Chad Ford (subscription required). Now, the Cavs have eyes for someone else. CBS Sports' Ken Berger wrote that after Embiid's foot surgery, the Cavs are "leaning toward" taking Parker over Andrew Wiggins. 

This could be the right move.

Or the wrong one.

There's a crapshoot feel to the NBA draft, no matter how deep it is. This year is no exception; the Cavs are no exception.

Selecting Parker could give them everything they want, or he could be the wrong fit, setting their longstanding rebuild back even further. 

Let us then make like a distraught frat boy trying to figure out whether or not he should pop the collar of his polo and explore the pros and cons to determine Cleveland's answer.

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