Joe Vardon: Cavs have made smart, small trades in addition to groundwork Bickerstaff has laid down; players receptive to his leadership

Kevin Love probably returns to this club with a little cleaner of a slate, things are a lot better than they were a year ago
Cleveland Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen reacts after a dunk during the third quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
Cleveland Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen reacts after a dunk during the third quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Photo credit © Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Joe Vardon of The Athletic joined Bull & Fox to talk about whether LeBron and the Lakers are the favorite to win the NBA Championship again, the status of the Cavs' rebuild process, the future for Kevin Love, Andre Drummond and JaVale McGee and more.