The Cleveland Cavaliers lost in the NBA Finals this past season but have been more of a topic this offseason than the Golden State Warriors. The feud between Kyrie Irving and LeBron James has been an ongoing story that the media has fed off the entire summer. Irving demanded a trade request from the team at the beginning of the NBA's free-agency period and there have been many alleged reasons as to why he chose to do so. One of the main reasons was the fact that LeBron may possibly leave at the end of next season when he has the option.

Many people believe James created the trend of players joining together to form "super teams." In 2010, he famously left announced his plans to leave Cleveland for Miami to join forces with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to put himself in a better position to win his first NBA title.

While he spent four solid seasons in Miami, Kyrie was struggling as a top draft pick that could not turn the Cavs franchise back into a playoff team after the departure of James. Every fan and player knew the effect that a player as big as LeBron leaving a team, will not be that easy to bounce back from immediately.

Gaining experience from the help of LeBron

It appears Irving felt he was ready to help the team bounce back on his own when they drafted Andrew Wiggins No. 1 in the 2014 draft. The team must have had the same confidence, considering they gave him a five-year extension that same summer. But when the "King" made the surprise announcement that he wanted to come back home during free agency, it was kind of hard for Irving to not be a just a little excited knowing that what he had planned on doing himself would take much less time playing alongside James.

Although the move would prevent Kyrie from being the franchise player, it would help him gain experience and also help him see what it takes to win championships. It's safe to say that he has learned that over the last three seasons. Last season, he averaged a career-high 25.2 ppg and showed that he is arguably one of the top ten players in the league. Unfortunately, the Cavs were up against a team that they would have beat in two consecutive finals if Kyrie and Kevin Love were able to play in the first of the last three.

Why staying could result in winning another championship

When the Warriors were able to persuade superstar Kevin Durant to join the team last summer, the Cavs knew they would be dealing with a whole new monster than before. Still, James and Irving were able to get the team one win against a team that had four all-stars. So, that proves that if the team maybe had one or two more solid pieces, they could possibly have a good chance at beating GS. The team added former MVP, Derrick Rose, this offseason and could sign Dwyane Wade [VIDEO] when the Chicago Bulls decide to buy out his contract at some point this coming season.

If the Cavs are able to get Wade, it would raise their chances of winning another NBA title by a substantial amount. Wade and LeBron have already won two championships with each other in Miami. Dwyane also brings more to the table than J.R. Smith, who is much more effective when he is playing in a sixth man role. Wade will also help out Kyrie a lot defensively on the perimeter against Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. Taking away the outside game of the "Splash Brothers" could really hurt the Warriors chances at repeating.

Sticking it out one more season

Kyrie has every right to be afraid of what life would be like without LeBron. He also has the right to want to embrace the feeling sooner than later in a more promising situation. Playing alongside James, Irving has gotten used to the feeling of winning. He also remembers what it felt like not winning before LeBron came back home. So, it makes all the sense in the world why he wants to leave. But if he decides to stick it out for one more season, it may turn out to be the best season of his career.