Maybe the Cavaliers should change their popular slogan from All for One to One for Three (and a first-round draft pick).
Thats what general manager Chris Grant did on Tuesday --sending reserve big man Jon Leuer to the Memphis Grizzlies for forward Marreese Speights, shooting guard Wayne Ellington and point guard Josh Selby. The Cavs also obtained a first-round draft pick in the deal. The pick will be available, at earliest, in 2015.
Along with the trade, the Cavs waived backup point guard Jeremy Pargo and recalled forward Kevin Jones from the D-League on Tuesday.
Speights is a forward capable of playing center, a player the Grizzlies really liked who backed up both Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph in the frontcourt.
Ellington, who was obtained by the Grizzlies from Minnesota in the off-season, suffered through a shooting slump recently -- but scored a team-high 17 points in an 82-81 loss to Indiana on Monday.
And Selby is a backup with potential, but a player who fell victim to a ...