/ Aug 8, 2014 / 1:00 pm
With the Kevin Love trade all but finalized, the attention now turns to how the Minnesota Timberwolves will approach their latest rebuild. In a scenario that’s been mentioned previously, it appears the ‘Wolves will re-route former first overall pick Anthony Bennett to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for Thaddeus Young.
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Just a couple days ago, the Cavs and ‘Wolves were said to have a “handshake agreement” on a deal sending Kevin Love to the Cavs in exchange for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a first-round pick. Now Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski has confirmed the Love-to-Cleveland trade has been agreed upon, and Love has promised to sign an extension next summer. Read More »
/ Aug 5, 2014 / 10:15 am
It seems the Kevin Love to Cleveland trade rumors aren’t just rumors. According to Brian Windhorst on ESPN radio this morning, the two teams have a “handshake agreement” to send Love to the Cavs in exchange for Andrew Wiggins. Of course, they can’t finalize the paperwork until August 23, the end of the 30-day window after Wiggins signed his rookie deal with Cleveland. Read More »
Various reports over the last week had the Bulls and Warriors as possible landing spots for Kevin Love, but it is now believed — according to Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst of ESPN — the Cavs remain the only team the Timberwolves were talking to on Wednesday about a possible Love swap before the end of August, but after the August 23 date when No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins becomes available to involve in the package. Read More »
In a development sparking internet rumors of an imminent Kevin Love trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Anthony Bennett was pulled from a Toronto pro-am. Further stoking the fire? Bennett and Love are represented by the same agent, Jeff Schwartz. Read More »
/ Jul 22, 2014 / 1:00 pm
In an appearance on Keith Olbermann‘s show last night, ESPN columnist Jason Whitlock was asked about whether the Cavs should trade Andrew Wiggins for Kevin Love. While answering, he took the time to espouse his opinions on Canadian athletes in general.
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/ Jul 18, 2014 / 6:45 pm
League sources tell ESPN the Cavs have offered up Andrew Wiggins — like we told you about yesterday – as well as the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Anthony Bennett. The Cavs are also said to be including next year’s first-round pick for Kevin Love, a player LeBron James is hoping joins him in Cleveland, signs an extension and they all live happily ever after bringing Cleveland it’s first title.. Read More »
/ Jul 17, 2014 / 3:15 pm
The Cleveland Cavaliers have LeBron James. That, of course, is great. But how will their offense improve? LeBron will be a huge factor, but new additions to the roster and a change in coaching philosophy will help, too.
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/ Jul 14, 2014 / 11:30 am
Anthony Bennett was a huge disappointment for the Cleveland Cavaliers last season. As the first Canadian to be taken first overall in the NBA draft, he appeared in just 52 games and averaged 4.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and shot 35.6 percent from the field in a wildly depressing rookie season. While it was one of the worst seasons by a No. 1 pick in NBA history, it might be a bit premature to call Bennett a draft bust, as he’s shown during Las Vegas Summer League so far.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers sit in great shape with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft. But with the top pick comes a lot of pressure. The Cavaliers might have missed big time with their number one choice in last year’s draft after surprising many by selecting Anthony Bennett. Bennett had an awful start but showed some progress later in the year. With this year’s draft pool one of the strongest in recent years, the Cavaliers must hit a home run no matter what they decide to do with the top pic. Read More »