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Jul 26, 2017

New Cavaliers GM Koby Altman describes situation with Kyrie Irving as 'fluid'

New Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman and owner Dan Gilbert would not get into the multiple scenarios they said were discussed with Kyrie Irving and his agent last month. But when asked if the Cavs intended to trade Irving, Altman said, “We’ve been in touch with his representation and it's a fluid situation. Gilbert and Altman spoke Wednesday at a press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts. Irving asked to be traded, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported Friday. But even if Altman is exploring all options, Irving might not be moved quickly. When asked if he expected Irving to...
Jul 25, 2017

Chauncey Billups baffled by Kyrie Irving's trade request

While interviewing and considering the Cavaliers’ offer to become head of basketball operations, Chauncey Billups said he did his due diligence on the team’s situation and learned much that the rest of the world doesn’t know. During an interview Tuesday on “The Vic Lombardi Show” on Altitude Sports 950 AM in Denver, Billups implied he knew point guard Kyrie Irving was unhappy, although he did not mention the four-time All-Star by name when discussing his research on the Cavs. Billups took his name out of consideration for the Cavs job on July 3; Irving told the Cavs he wanted to...
Jul 24, 2017

Report: Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose today

With Kyrie Irving’s trade request creating a potential need for another point guard, the Cavaliers are meeting with free agent Derrick Rose in Ohio Monday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Rose, 28, is willing to play on a one-year, $2.1 veteran minimum deal if he can join a contender. He suffered through a tumultuous 2016-17 season with the New York Knicks after being traded from the Chicago Bulls last June. According to Wojnarowksi, Rose met with the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, but is leaning towards signing with the Cavs. The Lakers want Rose to mentor rookie Lonzo Ball and...