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The Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday sacrificed the present for what team General Manager Chris Grant hopes will be a valuable part of the club’s future as ” Cleveland.com” reported that they completed a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers that sends reserve point guard Ramon Sessions to Los Angeles in a five player deal. Los Angeles will get Sessions along with second year forward Christian Eyenga and in return send Cleveland a conditional first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and veteran forwards Luke Walton and Jason Kapono. The move will most likely take the Cavaliers out of contention for the eighth seed slot in the Eastern Conference Playoffs, as the team has now no backup at the point for rookie starter Kyrie Irving.
Sessions will give much-needed depth at the point for Los Angeles, a position they have looked to strengthen since the Association vetoed a trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the club prior to the campaign. Sessions has been a key part of a Cavaliers squad...
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The Cavaliers today moved Ramon Sessions and Christian Eyenga to the Los Angeles Lakers for Luke Walton, Jason Kapono and LA’s first round draft pick.
We’ve discussed trading Sessions before, and while everyone agrees that Sessions is the ideal back-up point guard, the fact remains he likely would have opted out of his contract at the end of the year. He can start for a lot of...
FOX Sports Ohio's Sam Amico has reported that the Lakers and Cavs have agreed to a deal which would send SF Luke Walton and a 2012 First Round draft pick to Cleveland for PG Ramon Sessions and forward Christian Eyenga.
Cavs send Sessions & Eyenga to LA for Luke Walton and 2012 first rounder. Confirmed by Lakers side, but not Cavs Sam Amico (@SamAmicoFSO) March 15, 2012...
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! reports via his twitter that the Cavaliers won’t have to worry about what number Jason Kapono might wear.
Now that that’s solved, all that remains is to figure out what the Cavs will be able to get out of Luke Walton. It seemed like the Cavs weren’t treating Walton like just a body in a trade.
Then again, I might have thought the Cavs could use...
As another trade deadline came and went, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant sat before the media collective and discussed his most recent bout with franchise yoga. After weeks of unrolling the team’s proverbial mat, discussions of potential poses and the deflection of all desctrations during the methodical inhales and exhales, the team left its second consecutive...
The Lakers have agreed to send Luke Walton and their own first round pick in 2012 to Cleveland for Ramon Sessions and Christian Eyenga.
CLEVELAND -- Ramon Sessions is ready to be a starting point guard in this league.
Thats something he displayed in his four starts with the Cavaliers this season, when he averaged 17.8 points and 11.0 assists per game.
Sessions proved to be speedy, a strong distributor, and as Lakers coach Mike Brown said, capable of driving into the teeth of the defense.
Brown also views Sessions...
The Los Angeles Lakers acquired point guard Ramon Sessions from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday while sending incumbent point guard Derek Fisher to Houston in a separate deal.The Lakers also send Luke Walton and Jason Kapono and a lottery-protected first-round draft pick to the Cavaliers in exchange for Sessions and forward Christian Eyenga.Sessions, who lost his starting when...
After trying all season long to get an upgrade at the point guard position, Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak succeeded in accomplishing his mission on Thursday as he traded a protected first round pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, as well as veteran forwards Luke Walton and Jason Kapono to the Cleveland Cavaliers for point guard Ramon Sessions. Acquiring Sessions...
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I’m going to try to do this in terms of Most Important…
- Ramon Sessions traded to the Lakers. He’s probably already gone if your league is anything resembling competitive, but since it’s close to the end of the season, maybe enough people are slacking off that you can grab him. Do it now. I’ll wait. Okay, now that you’re back...
For Laker fans everywhere, today was supposed to feel like Christmas. They were supposed to finally land Dwight Howard, a young PG and a Red Ryder BB Gun.
At first, everything seemed to be going well. The Lakers traded away Luke Walton and the contract from Hell to the Cavs along with a first pick for Ramon Sessions and Christian Eyenga. A great move, given that this...
In the coming and going of players in the past few days for the Cavaliers, a familiar face is coming back. Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal reports that the corresponding roster move with buying out three-point specialist Jason Kapono, acquired in the Sessions trade on Thursday, would be to sign Harris for the rest of the season. Manny signed two 10-day contracts with the...