Cavs reporter Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal joined Baskin & Phelps Monday to discuss the Cavs acquiring trade exceptions for Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller, Delly agreeing to a new deal with the team, and more.
“Honestly I’m not putting a date on anything,” Irving said. “I’m just continuing to be on the journey that I’ve been on and that’s continuing to get better every single day and rehabbing my leg.”
ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin says the Cavs have a “tight championship window,” after their deal trading Rakeem Christmas on Thursday
Cavs are sending their second round pick (36th overall) is now heading to the Pacers as part of a trade. In return the Cavs acquire the Los Angeles Lakers 2019 Second Round Draft Pick, which was held by the Pacers.
Two people familiar with the negotiations say free-agent center Kendrick Perkins has agreed to a one-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans
LeBron James made an appearance in Las Vegas to see the Cleveland Cavaliers’ summer league finale.
Sam Amico of AmicoHoops.com and Fox Sports Ohio joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss the next possible moves for the Cavaliers, the free agents remaining in the offseason, why it’s looking less and less like something will become of Brendan Haywood’s expiring contract, impressions of the rookies in Summer League play, NBA prime time games on Saturday nights, and more.
Sports Illustrated Media Columnist Richard Deitsch joined Baskin & Phelps Friday to discuss LeBron’s enhanced media exposure this off season and the general perception of him after he returned to Cleveland, the future of watching sports as cord cutters increase in numbers around the country, ESPN’s talent decisions with cost cutting on the horizon, and his opinion on the ESPY’s.
Alex Kennedy of basketballinsiders.com joins Chris Fedor to talk about the latest on the NBA free agency cycle, how the Cavaliers have done so far, what’s left with Tristan Thompson, J.R. Smith, and Matthew Dellavedova, and who the Cavaliers’ biggest threat will be next season in the NBA.
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