Dwight Powell had 15 points and nine rebounds and the Cavaliers closed summer league with a 95-90 victory against the Miami Heat.
Anthony Bennett and Andrew Wiggins, both involved in trade rumors in recent days, did not play Friday, but the Cavs said before the game the plan all along was for them to only play in four games.
Sonny Gray had a team-high 17 points, Shane Edwards had 14 points and rookie Joe Harris had 11 points for the Cavs, who conclude the summer schedule 4-1.
Wiggins averaged 15.5 points and shot 41 percent in his four games, while Bennett averaged 13.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and shot 43 percent in four games in Las Vegas.To read more or comment...
The Cavaliers have relented and are willing to include Andrew Wiggins in a deal involving Kevin Love, the Lake County News-Herald reported on Thursday.
The Cavs and Minnesota Timberwolves re-engaged in trade talks this week, multiple league sources said, in an attempt to bring Kevin Love to the Cavaliers.
Talks between the two teams were dormant until LeBron James returned to the Cavs last week, changing the landscape of negotiations and bringing the two teams back to the table.
One source with knowledge of trade discussions told the Beacon Journal even before James’ decision “no one is untouchable” on the Cavs in relation to a Love deal. That excludes Kyrie Irving, who isn’t eligible to be traded for six month after signing his extension.To read more or comment...
Matthew Dellavedova had 19 points, Anthony Bennett had 14 points and four rebounds and Andrew Wiggins had 10 points, three rebounds, three steals and two blocks in the Cavs’ 86-77 win Monday night against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Bennett's second-year revival continued with a powerful dunk in traffic in the first half that left the crowd buzzing, while Wiggins shot 4 for 8 after struggling with his shooting touch in the first two games. He also had an impressive two-handed, spinning baseline dunk that left the crowd cheering.
Monday’s game was the final for the Cavs in the preliminary round of summer league. Now they’ll be seeded tournament-style the rest of the way.To read more or comment...
LAS VEGAS: Kyrie Irving is one of 19 players invited to Team USA’s training camp in Las Vegas later this month, Team USA announced on Monday. Irving’s inclusion is no surprise since he is expected to be part of the 12-man roster that travels to Spain for the FIBA World Cup in six weeks.
Derrick Rose, Damian Lillard and Steph Curry are also point guards on the initial 19-man list. John Wall could still be added at a later date. The Vegas training camp runs July 28 to August 1.
The rest of the 19-man invite list includes: Bradley Beal, DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, DeMar DeRozan, Andre Drummond, Kevin Durant, Kenneth Faried, Paul George, Blake Griffin, James Harden, Gordon Hayward, Kyle Korver, Kevin Love, Chandler Parsons and Klay Thompson.To read more or comment...
The Cavaliers have traded Jarrett Jack and Sergey Karasev to the Brooklyn Nets and Tyler Zeller to the Boston Celtics, along with a future first-round pick, in what appears to be a cap-clearing move in anticipation of the return of LeBron James.
A league source confirmed the trade to the Beacon Journal, which was first reported by ESPN. Yahoo Sports reported the first-round pick from the Cavs is top 10 protected in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and unprotected in 2019. Wednesday’s deal gives the Cavs enough salary cap space to offer James a max contract.
The Cavs acquired the draft rights to Nets prospects Ilkan Karaman, Christian Drejer and Edin Bavcic, according to Yahoo, but the main focus of this trade is the belief James is returning to the Cavaliers.To read more or comment...