Cavaliers guard/forward Dylan Windler has struggled with injuries during his first two seasons, but is healthy now and says he is ready to contribute.
“I’m in a really good headspace right now,” Windler told reporters. “My knee is feeling the best it’s felt since I’ve been here, so that’s huge for me. That was half the battle for me last year, fighting through that.
“It led to more problems, not only physically but mentally. I’m in a clear headspace right now, had the best training camp I’ve had by far, so I’m ready to prove myself all over again and help this team win a lot of games.”
The Cavs won 19 games in Windler’s first season, 22 last year. He was part of a 2019 draft class that included guards Darius Garland and Kevin Porter Jr., all selected in the first round. (Porter has since been traded to the Rockets.)
Garland offered praise for Windler recently, and other teammates have indicated it’s clear he is finally fully healthy.
“I hit the ground running, going full speed,” he said. “My legs feel good, wind feels good. I feel in really good shape and feel really good so far. I’m happy with it.”
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