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Plain Dealer Apr 18, 2017
Cleveland Cavaliers center Edy Tavares named D-League Defensive Player of the Year

Cleveland Cavaliers center Edy Tavares named D-League Defensive Player of the Year

It's that defensive prowess that led to the Cavaliers waiving Larry Sanders and replacing him with Tavares prior to the postseason.
Hoops Hype Apr 13, 2017
Trending stories: The NBA articles you should read this morning

Trending stories: The NBA articles you should read this morning

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! The 101 best moments of the 2016-17 NBA season – via sbnation.com April 12 10:26 AM The long NBA season produced so many incredible moments. Here are our favorites. Shares Cavs move on from Larry Sanders after discovering how far he… – via theathletic.com April 13 12:30 AM CLEVELAND – It took Larry Sanders 27 months to decide he wanted to give basketball another try. It… Shares Woj Report: All Westbrook’s giving you – via...
Plain Dealer Apr 12, 2017
Why Cleveland Cavaliers moved on from Larry Sanders

Why Cleveland Cavaliers moved on from Larry Sanders

When the Cavs boarded the plane home to Cleveland following Monday night's loss, the conversations started, asking what other options -- if any -- the team had.
Fear The Sword Apr 12, 2017
Cavs GM David Griffin talks late season roster moves

Cavs GM David Griffin talks late season roster moves

Griffin talked to the media before Wednesday’s regular season finale. It came as a bit of a surprise Wednesday night when news broke that the Cleveland Cavaliers were cutting ties with Larry Sanders less than a month after signing him in order to sign Walter Tavares. The team also added guard Dahntay Jones. Tavares and Jones are the 21st and 22nd players the Cavs have signed this season. According to Cavs GM David Griffin, the team decided to move on from Sanders because they came to understand that Sanders wasn’t going to be ready to play anytime soon. “I think Larry did...
Cavaliers waive Sanders, eye Tavares

Cavaliers waive Sanders, eye Tavares

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Larry Sanders on Wednesday, drawing a line under the team's attempts to resurrect the center's career. Sanders, 28, joined the injury-hit Cavs last month following a two-year exile from the NBA. In his brief stint with the Cavaliers, Sanders recorded four points, four rebounds and one block in 13 minutes of action.
News-Herald Apr 12, 2017
Cleveland Cavaliers waive Larry Sanders before playoff roster finalized

Cleveland Cavaliers waive Larry Sanders before playoff roster finalized

CLEVELAND >> The Cavaliers have waived center Larry Sanders as they finalize their playoff roster.Sanders was signed last month after taking two years off from basketball.
Sun Herald Apr 12, 2017

Cavs waive Sanders in move before playoff roster finalized

The Cavaliers have waived center Larry Sanders as they finalize their playoff roster. Sanders was signed last month after taking two years off from basketball. The Cavaliers needed a big …
Raptors HQ Apr 12, 2017
Cleveland Cavaliers to sign Raptors 905’s Walter Tavares, continue with mind games

Cleveland Cavaliers to sign Raptors 905’s Walter Tavares, continue with mind games

As the 905 make their title run, they have to say goodbye to their starting centre. Last night Shams Charania of The Vertical reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers will release Larry Sanders and sign Raptors 905 centre Walter Tavares (a.k.a. Edy) to a multi-year contract. This means no potential D-League title ring for Tavares, and a harder road ahead for the baby Raptors. The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to sign center Edy Tavares to a multiyear contract on Wednesday, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) April 12, 2017 The Cleveland Cavaliers are...
WKYC Apr 12, 2017
It's official: Cleveland Cavaliers...

It's official: Cleveland Cavaliers...

Larry Sanders has been waved from the Cleveland Cavaliers.        
Fear The Sword Apr 12, 2017
Podcast: Edy Tavares reaction and Cavs-Raptors preview

Podcast: Edy Tavares reaction and Cavs-Raptors preview

Today’s show looks at a busy final day of the season for Cleveland. Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network. On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) first reacts to the news that the Cavs are going to sign Edy Tavares and cut Larry Sanders. Then, Sean Woodley of Locked on Raptors and Raptors HQ joins the show to preview Wednesday’s season finale. For those who were wondering, every episode of ‘Locked on Cavaliers’ is now available on iTunes and on Stitcher. And as always, you can listen or download any...

Report: Cavaliers to waive Larry Sanders, sign Edy Tavares from D-League

The Cavaliers continue their quest to find an effective rim protector
NBA Apr 12, 2017

Report: Cleveland Cavaliers to waive Larry Sanders, sign Edy Tavares

The Cavaliers will waive Larry Sanders to free up a roster spot for Edy Tavares, ESPN reported on Tuesday.
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 11, 2017

Cavs to waive Larry Sanders to sign Edy Tavares; Dahntay Jones will take DeAndre Liggins' spot

The Cavaliers will release Larry Sanders and sign 7-foot-3 center Edy Tavares from Toronto’s D-League affiliate, a league source confirmed Tuesday night. The moves were first reported by Shams Charania of The Vertical. Sanders, signed by the Cavs on March 13 after two years out of the league battling personal problems, played 13 minutes in five games for the Cavs and scored four points and pulled down four rebounds. He also spent time with the Cavs’ D-League affiliate, the Canton Charge. The Charge were eliminated from the playoffs Saturday by Tavares’ Raptors 905 team. With...
Sources: Cavaliers to waive Larry Sanders, sign center Edy Tavares

Sources: Cavaliers to waive Larry Sanders, sign center Edy Tavares

Larry Sanders will be waived by the Cavaliers ahead of the playoffs. The Cleveland Cavaliers are planning to waive Larry Sanders and sign center Edy Tavares from NBA Development League, league sources told The Vertical. Sanders had no issues in his stay with the Cavaliers and the sides mutually worked out his release as the team had no plans to place him in the playing rotation, league sources told The Vertical.

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