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.
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.
To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the league is leaning toward eliminating division records in the playoff-seeding formula, and that the change is expected to become finalized before the beginning of next season.
While the core of the Cavs remains in tact, albeit rather expensively, James made it clear he’s not satisfied.
Like he did last summer, James signed another short 2-year contract that includes a player option for the second year in an effort to maximize his income potential as a max player under the expanding salary cap.
Williams, traded in 2011 to the Clippers for their first-round draft pick that ultimately netted Kyrie Irving No. 1 overall, signed a 2-year contract Friday at the Cavs facility in Independence.
Happen to miss the show this morning? If you did, well, don’t let it happen again. Here’s a taste of what was discussed.
Doug Gottlieb: Deron Williams Wanting To Leave For Dallas Leads Me To Believe That Joe Johnson Ends Up In Cleveland
Doug Gottlieb of CBS Sports on Fan Phenom advice and NBA Free Agency thoughts
Shumpert received a 4-year, $40 million contract to remain in Cleveland.