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Former Cavs GM David Griffin On Team Drafting Anthony Bennett: You F*ck Up Sometimes

Former Cavs GM David Griffin On Team Drafting Anthony Bennett: You F*ck Up Sometimes
Published On: Tue, Oct 24
Apr 21, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; A member of the Scream Team performs in game two of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

On the night of the 2013 NBA Draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers shocked everyone when they selected UNLV big man Anthony Bennett No. 1 overall.

Bennett only played 52 games for the Cavs and is not currently on an NBA roster.

The Athletics Jason Lloyd released his first book, The Blueprint: LeBorn James, Clevelands Deliverance and the Making of the Modern NBA, today and shared an excerpt where former Cavs GM David Griffin, who was acting as the teams VP of basketball operations at the time, discusses the decision to draft Bennett.

Griffin was blunt, saying, you fuck up sometimes, and that Bennett had no desire to overcome adversity whatsoever.

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