Despite a report in the Lake County News-Herald, Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis told the Associated Press on Monday that the Cavaliers have not offered Tom Izzo a contract, but that the team is interested in him.
So is everyone else. The question is whether or not Dan Gilbert has enough cash to lure Izzo, who is making about $3 million a season.
Gilbert has proven he's not shy about throwing money around. If he doubles -- or triples -- Izzo's currently salary, at what point does the money become too much to refuse?
In somewhat-related LeBron news, Carmelo Anthony believes after the dust settles, James may stay in Cleveland after all.