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3-time NBA champion Livingston retires at 34

Veteran NBA guard Shaun Livingston, who came back from a devastating knee injury early in his career to become one of the league's savviest players, has retired at age 34.

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Former Cavs coach Blatt has multiple sclerosis

David Blatt, the former coach of the Cavaliers, has announced he has multiple sclerosis. The 60-year-old is currently coach of Greek team Olympiakos.

Griffin: Comments weren't geared toward LeBron himself (1:31)
LeBron's camp shocked by Griffin's comments (0:51)
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Griffin: I was miserable building around LeBron

Sources close to LeBron James told ESPN they were "shocked" at David Griffin's characterization of the superstar in a Sports Illustrated story published Thursday.

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Love becomes ninth to opt out of Team USA

Cavs forward Kevin Love has become the ninth player to inform Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not be participating in the FIBA World Cup this summer.

Jacob Wolf ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs Legion GC, the NBA 2K League team owned by the Cleveland Cavaliers, announced a 2,700-square foot gaming center located in the Battery Park neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday. The center is the first of its kind in Northeast Ohio. It will feature 40 gaming stations and host public tournaments, esports educational programs and livestreamed events.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

J.R. Smith has officially been waived and will have a $1.45M cap over the next three seasons. Cleveland will receive a $555K set-off if Smith signs a $2.6M veteran minimum exception with another team. The per year cap hit would be reduced to $1.27M. The Cavaliers are now $2.85M below the luxury tax with 13 guaranteed contracts.

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Sources: Waived JR Smith not headed to Lakers

JR Smith has been waived by the Cavaliers, but sources have told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that joining the Lakers and reuniting with LeBron James is unlikely.


The Woj Pod: New Orleans EVP David Griffin

New Orleans Pelicans EVP of Basketball Operations David Griffin joins Adrian Wojnarowski to go inside the Anthony Davis trade, the art of the superstar trade, the rapidly changing discipline of NBA team building, why the journey to the Cavaliers 2016 championship missed joy and Zion Williamson.

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Sources: Cavaliers, Smith push back guarantee

Seeking more time to work out a trade, the Cavaliers and J.R. Smith have agreed to push back the guarantee date of his contract from Sunday night until July 15, sources tell ESPN's Brian Windhorst.

This Just In  

The Cleveland Cavaliers have come to an agreement with J.R. Smith to push back the guarantee date of his contract from Sunday night until July 15 to allow the team more time to trade him, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst. Only $3.9 million of Smith's $15.6 million salary was guaranteed, making him an option for teams looking to clear salary room. In consideration of Smith pushing the date back, his guarantee increased to $4.4 million, sources said.

Porter's game projects to be an iso threat (1:01)
Lowe: Blazers could look into trading for Love (1:14)
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Beilein wants Cavs positionless after Garland pick

The Cavaliers envision 2019 first-round pick Darius Garland and 2018 first-round pick Collin Sexton playing in the same backcourt, despite their similar skill sets.

Schmitz: Cavs building 'Blazers of the East' (0:55)
Porter shows off outfit dedicated to his dad (1:02)

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.529th
Rebounds Per Game42.726th
Assists Per Game20.729th
Points Allowed114.17th

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