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.
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Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin clarified comments made in an SI story, saying he maintains a positive relationship with LeBron James.
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.
The Milwaukee Bucks have added veteran guard Kyle Korver.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
USC guard Kevin Porter Jr. is headed to Cleveland after the Cavaliers worked out a trade with the Detroit Pistons for the No. 30 pick of the NBA draft, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Darius Garland is a high risk, high reward pick by the Cavs, per ESPN's NBA Draft projections. Garland has the fifth-highest chance to reach an all-star level in the class (6%) but he also has a 33% chance to end up at a non-NBA level — highest among players in Jonathan Givony's top 30.
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Cleveland GM Koby Altman is still entertaining offers for the No. 5 pick, league sources tell ESPN.
Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was released from the hospital and will move to a rehab center as he recovers from a stroke.