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Cavs GM David Griffin says no one is untouchable

Speaking with Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, Cavs GM David Griffin says he will stay aggressive to improve the roster.

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Speaking with Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin talked about the Cavs roster and said the following:

"No one is untouchable, and you're never done building a team, so we're always paying attention to what opportunities are out there," Griffin told Northeast Ohio Media Group. "My tendency is always trying to do what we can do to improve the roster. But I'm not looking to create one so much as paying attention to what I'm hearing."

The Cavs, of course, are reportedly interested in acquiring Minnesota Timberwolves wing Corey Brewer in a trade. The Cavs would be able to use a $5.3 million dollar trade exception to acquire Brewer and cover his salary. It's also worth noting that when Griffin says "no one is untouchable", that likely doesn't include LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.

Griffin, of course, has been aggressive since he was hired as interim GM last season. He acquired Spencer Hawes in a trade deadline deal last season and this summer, traded No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett for Love. He also hired David Blatt as head coach despite Blatt spending his entire coaching career overseas.

It also makes sense all the sense in the world that Griffin would keep his ear to the floor and look for possible ways to improve the Cavs' roster. While it has the potential to be an offensive force, the Cavs' defense has been awful so far and could be improved with some sort of rim protector in the middle and/or a three-and-d type on the perimeter.