Found June 24, 2013 on Next Level Sports Network:
After reports came out over the weekend that the Cleveland Cavaliers were interested in making a trade for Paul Pierce, there is now speculation that they may be looking at other options at the same position. Former ESPN employee, Ric Bucher, is reporting that the Cavaliers have an interest in Chicago Bulls’ small forward Luol [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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