Ian Begley: Plenty of reason to be optimistic with Cavs, but getting through playoffs in East a tough climb

Ian Begley of SNY joined Afternoon Drive on The Fan to talk about the Cavs' matchup with the Knicks, just how close Donovan Mitchell was to being traded to New York in the offseason, Jalen Brunson's impact with the Knicks, why there's a lot to like about this Cavs team despite the uphill battle they'd have in the playoffs and Steve Kerr's comments on the desire for a 72-game season.

Featured Image Photo Credit: © Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports