Hopes hinge on Cavs' Big Three

If Cleveland's talented trio of Darius Miles, Ricky Davis and LeBron James clicks, watch out.

Updated: October 1, 2003, 1:17 PM ET
By Marc Stein |
Editor's note: Here's looking at the bright side -- and not-so-bright side -- of what could happen to the 2003-04 Cleveland Cavaliers.

Darius Miles
If the offense stalls, Darius Miles could go from starting at the point to the bench.
Best Case Scenario
New coach Paul Silas hopes to start what he calls his best team: Darius Miles, Ricky Davis and LeBron James as a long and athletic trio, with Carlos Boozer at power forward and Zydrunas Ilgauskas at center. In an ideal scenario, Miles will show no ill effects from the knee (and shooting) problems that plagued him last season and give the Cavs a unique look at the point ...

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