Defense is often an overlooked part of the NBA today. However, true fans know the impact that defense has on team success.
For the great Cavaliers teams of the past decade, the offense came and went, but Cleveland was always among the best in the league in team defense.
Today, we honor those individuals who over the past 40-plus years have made the commitment on the defensive side of the ball, oftentimes sacrificing themselves for the good of the team.
Here is the Cavaliers' all-time starting defensive five.