Sport Did Cavs really improve at trade deadline? 'NBA 2K18' weighs in

01:47  09 february  2018
01:47  09 february  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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4 Players The Cleveland Cavaliers Could Be Targeting Before The Trade Deadline · Brad Stevenson January 26, 2018. 18 Jul 2017 So the 76ers will be a very popular NBA 2 K team this year. More players do that than you know. 695 likes · 3 talking about this.

Have you done many MyLeague and MyGM seasons throughout NBA 2 K 17 but haven't ever gotten VC from it? 23 trade deadline . The game contains enough challenges in which some of them are 26 Jan 2017 Cavs are better off with Kevin Love than Carmelo Anthony, according to ' NBA 2 K 17' "NBA

The Cavs swapped out nearly all the expendable parts of their roster that surround LeBron James in unprecedented fashion, trading away six contributors and a first-round pick Thursday afternoon in exchange for four new players.

Needless to say, this new Cavs team will be completely different from the one it supplants. "NBA 2K18" can provide some insight on whether Cleveland's fortunes are now brighter, or if its place as the perennial Eastern Conference favorite has come to an end.

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New Cavs

Larry Nance Jr. (Rated 79 Overall), Rodney Hood (79 Overall), Jordan Clarkson (78 Overall), George Hill (77 Overall)

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This year, 2 K Sports had to change NBA 2 K 18 ’s cover after a blockbuster trade put its cover athlete in a different uniform. Rather than invite Spike Lee to direct MyCareer (as he did back in NBA 2 K 16), NBA 2 K 18 ’s On the court, various tweaks continue to improve NBA 2 K ’s simulation of basketball .

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Old Cavs

Isaiah Thomas (86 Overall), Dwyane Wade (80 Overall), Jae Crowder (76 Overall), Derrick Rose (76 Overall), Channing Frye (74 Overall), Iman Shumpert (72 Overall)

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After making the moves in "NBA 2K18," the Cavs' awful defense has somehow only gotten worse. The team going into Thursday ranked (an undeniably overrated) 12th in the league in defense in the video game. Factoring in the changes, they've dropped to 16th.

Offensively, the team has also fallen but just a single spot from fifth to sixth. Overall, Cleveland was the eighth-best team in the league prior to the trade deadline based on "NBA 2K18" evaluations, and even with all the moving pieces involved, the Cavs remain eighth behind three teams in the East.

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The trade will forever be a significant one to NBA 2 K as it marked the first time a cover athlete (Irving) was traded after The Cavs and Thomas will hope for him to mesh with the team as well as he did offensively in the simulation, but they'll

Find out how the Cavs , Warriors and Spurs stack up in this list of the best teams in 2 K 18 . Additionally, I think Nerlens Noel will do some damage at the center position, so while Dirk has plenty of miles On the bright side Boston received NBA champ Kyrie Irving, so it’s a mostly even trade , right?

James obviously lifts all those rankings single-handedly. (A team with James and the rest of the roster made up of the worst free agents found in the video game finds itself ranked 26th.) LeBron is essentially considered better on his own than the entirety of the Bulls, Hawks, Kings, Nets and Suns. Cavs fans are hoping James can carry this roster to another NBA Finals appearance.

Bryan Wiedey posts sports gaming news and analysis daily at Pastapadre.com, is co-founder of the sports gaming site HitThePass.com, hosts the "Press Row Podcast" and can be reached on Twitter @Pastapadre.

a group of people playing a game of basketball: Cavs guard Jordan Clarkson in © (2K Sports) Cavs guard Jordan Clarkson in "NBA 2K18"

Cavaliers' 3-way trade for Rodney Hood, George Hill nearly ruined by Kings, report says .
The Cavaliers, Jazz and Kings had agreed to a deal Wednesday night before the trade deadline, then Sacramento sent a memo at 3 a.m. ETHowever, the Cavs almost had their trade for Hill and Hood scuttled at 3 a.m. ET deadline day.

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