The number 1 overall draft pick in last year's draft, Anthony Bennet, is willing to play in the D-League. Bennett has had a tumultuous season thus far for the Cavs, averaging just 2.4 points and 2.2 rebounds in about 10 minutes of action.
“It’s a learning process, and all I can do is just work hard, you know?” he said. “I’m just patient. I missed the whole summer due to the surgery, so I’m kind of behind in everything, trying to catch up on everything. Like I said before, the only thing I can really do is work hard. It doesn’t show much in the games, but in practice I’ve been going hard. My conditioning is a lot better. I lost weight and everything. So it’s coming along slowly.”
Cleveland doesn't have any immediate plans to demote the young big man, believing they can develop him within the team.