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Rufus on Fire Jul 13, 2014

Hornets trade Scotty Hopson for cash. Sweet, sweet cash

The Hornets have successfully liquidated Brendan Haywood's contract and second-round pick Dwight Powell for cash considerations, completing a trade tonight with New Orleans exchanging former Cavalier Scotty Hopson for money. Hopson had been acquired yesterday in an earlier deal that sent Haywood and his $2.2 million contract to Cleveland along with Powell. Charlotte's intent was to get a salary dump for Haywood's deal, and they managed to complete it via two dealings that gave them cash considerations from both teams. Charlotte's offensive needs have dwindled though they haven't used much...
Rotoworld Jul 13, 2014

Brendan Haywood headed to Cleveland - Brendan Haywood (C) Cleveland Cavaliers

The Hornets officially completed their draft day deal with the Cavs on Saturday, sending Brendan Haywood and the draft rights to Stanford forward Dwight Powell to Cleveland in exchange for Scotty Hopson.
Chronicle-Telegram Jul 13, 2014

Cavs trade for center Haywood, power forward Powell

CLEVELAND — Another day, another trade for Cavaliers general manager David Griffin. Cleveland acquired center Brendan Haywood and rookie power forward Dwight Powell from Charlotte in exchange for shooting guard Scotty Hopson and cash Saturday. The Hornets initially agreed to acquire small forward Alonzo Gee on June 26, but the trade was modified to replace Read More...The post Cavs trade for center Haywood, power forward Powell appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain...
Sun Herald Jul 12, 2014

Cavaliers acquire C Haywood, F Powell from Hornets

The Cavaliers have acquired center Brendan Haywood and forward Dwight Powell from Charlotte for guard Scotty Hopson and cash considerations.
At The Hive Jul 11, 2014

Alonzo Gee actually not coming to Charlotte in Brendan Haywood trade

Though draft night reporting indicated the Hornets would receive Gee's unguaranteed contract, new reports say he will not be coming to Charlotte. On draft night, it was reported that the Hornets dealt Brendan Haywood and their draft pick Dwight Powell, a 6'11" power forward from Stanford, to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Alonzo Gee. The move was an interesting one for both sides. Charlotte got a cash dump, ridding guaranteed salary numbering over $2 million in Haywood's contract for Gee's fully unguaranteed $3 million deal expiring after this season. The Cavs didn't get a serviceable center...
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 27, 2014
Cavs trade Alonzo Gee for Stanford’s Dwight Powell and Hornets’ Brendan Haywood

Cavs trade Alonzo Gee for Stanford’s Dwight Powell and Hornets’ Brendan Haywood

INDEPENDENCE: It’s not often a trade made in the middle of the second round of the NBA Draft can fetch a star, but the Cavaliers are hopeful a small-term investment could pay off with a big future contract.The Cavs acquired Stanford senior Dwight Powell, the 45th pick Thursday night, and veteran center Brendan Haywood from the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Alonzo Gee.Gee has a $3 million nonguaranteed contract for next season and can be waived at no cost to the Hornets, while the Cavs wanted Haywood’s future contract. They’re on the hook for $2.2 million for a center who missed all...
Queen City Hoops Jun 27, 2014

AP Source: Hornets trade Dwight Powell (#45) and Brendan Haywood to the Cavaliers for Alonzo Gee

After selecting Vonleh with the nine pick, Cho was ready to get dealing. The AP is reporting that we’ve dealt the rights to the number 45 pick, Stanford forward Dwight Powell and center Brendan Haywood to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for veteran forward Alonzo Gee. Gee is a five year veteran who started at small forward for the Cavs […] The post AP Source: Hornets trade Dwight Powell (#45) and Brendan Haywood to the Cavaliers for Alonzo Gee appeared first on .
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 27, 2014

Cavs reportedly acquire Dwight Powell, Brendan Haywood from Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C.: A person familiar with the deal says the Hornets have traded power forward Dwight Powell from Stanford, the 45th pick in the NBA draft, and veteran center Brendan Haywood to the Cavaliers for small forward Alonzo Gee.The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the deal has not yet been approved by the NBA.The Cavaliers will inherit Haywood’s $2 million contract on July 1 as part of the salary cap dump.Haywood, 34, missed all of last season with a stress fracture in his left foot.The 6-foot-11 Powell averaged 14 points, 4.9 rebounds and...
At The Hive Jun 27, 2014
Hornets trade new pick Dwight Powell for negative Brendan Haywood

Hornets trade new pick Dwight Powell for negative Brendan Haywood

Charlotte gets cash. sweet sweet cash The Hornets, having just drafted Stanford center Dwight Powell at No. 45 overall, picked on behalf of the Cleveland Cavaliers, most likely, due to a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Rick Bonnell reports that the Cavs will take on Haywood's contract to get Powell. Basically, the Hornets traded a second round pick to not have Brendan Haywood's contract, which was about $2.2 million next year. The following season was a team option for $10.5 million (lol). So the Hornets traded it for cash to avoid the contract obligation this year. Fair enough, I...
Sun Herald Jun 26, 2014

AP Source: Hornets send Powell, Haywood to Cavs

A person familiar with the deal says the Hornets have traded power forward Dwight Powell from Stanford, the 45th pick in the NBA draft, and veteran center Brendan Haywood to…

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