3 reasons why the Cavaliers should sign Grant Williams this offseason

Grant Williams, Boston Celtics. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
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Grant Williams, Boston Celtics and Darius Garland, Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images /

Reason No. 1: Age, upside and how he’d fit the timeline of the core

Simply put, one of the best things about Williams is he’s still very young and still has some upside to him. Grant Williams is only 24 years old and still has room to grow in other areas of his game. For example, Williams throughout his career has been a 3-and-D type of guy whose offensive role is a catch-and-shoot player on offense.

Williams will never be a guy you throw the ball to and he’ll create his own offense, but if the Cavs can use Williams more in the post on the low block he’d be a more versatile and more dangerous offensive option.

Aside from that again Williams is only 24 and he has some possible upside, too. He wouldn’t be a short-term solution, this is a guy that’s still very young and someone theoretically the Cavs could view as somebody that they can keep and be around with this young core for a long time.

The Cavs are still a young team and as far as the core guys go, Mitchell is entering his age 27-season next year, Garland his age-24 season and Mobley his age-22 season. Plus, Jarrett Allen, who is not in the same standing but is still meaningful, will only be in his age-25 season next year.

So, Williams would perfectly fit the age timeline and again could be a vital piece long-term.