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The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade Marreese Speights to the Cleveland Cavaliers, along with Josh Selby AND Wayne Ellington, in return for Jon Leuer. Yikes. Seems like a HUGE package for Jon Leuer who didn't even see the court in Cleveland. This is a great trade for the Cleveland Cavaliers as they fill in the void left by Anderson Varejao being out for the rest of the season while adding guards to their rotation. Speights is going to see time in Cleveland, no doubt, so his fantasy value jumps just a tick. This is NOT good for Tristan Thompson and Tyler Zeller however. Both guys should remain the starters but will definitely see their minutes cut. Wayne Ellington should also cut into Dion Waiters minutes.Cleveland Cavaliers Fan ReactionsMemphis Grizzlies Fan RecationsReducing payroll both short- and long-term has been a goal of the new Grizzlies ownership and led to other trade talks involving Rudy Gay and Zach Randolph over the past several weeks. - Brian Windho...
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The Memphis Grizzlies and Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four player trade. The deal allows the Grizzlies to shed $6 million in payroll to slide under the luxury tax bar.
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EDIT: It appears this trade is agreed upon and just waiting for league approval.
According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies are in talks on a deal that would see Jon Leuer sent to Memphis and Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, and Josh Selby coming to Cleveland. Per Windhorst, draft picks would also be included in the deal.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer.
The trade Tuesday is the first big move by the Grizzlies' new ownership and gets Memphis under the luxury tax threshold this season. The Grizzlies rank fourth in the West and are 6-4 over their...
According to multiple reports, including Yahoo!'s Marc Spears, the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Jon Leuer for what at first appeared to be half of the NBA.
Those players have since been identified as Memphis Grizzlies' Marreese Speights, Josh Selby and Wayne Ellington.
There is also a draft pick included in this package that will be sent to Cleveland as well, but...
The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer.
The trade Tuesday is the first big move by the Grizzlies' new ownership and clears about $6 million in salary in getting Memphis under the luxury tax threshold this season. The Grizzlies rank fourth in the West...
The Grizzlies have agreed to trade Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer, a source confirmed Tuesday morning.
The move, which will save roughly $6 million, will allow Griz management to avoid a $4 million luxury tax bill this season.
The future pick is a protected first-round pick in 2015. The Grizzlies will...
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...
The Cleveland Cavaliers have landed forward/center Marreese Speights, guard Wayne Ellington, guard Josh Selby and a first-round draft pick from the Memphis Grizzlies for forward Jon Leuer, the team announced Tuesday. "Marreese will strengthen our front court, while Wayne and Josh will add depth to our back court. At the same time, we are adding a valuable asset with another...
The Memphis Grizzlies and the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a multiplayer trade, according to an ESPN.com report. The deal would allow the Grizzlies to slice $6 million in payroll and get under the luxury tax threshold. Memphis would deal Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington and Josh Selby to the Cavs for Jon Leuer. Cleveland also lands a future first-round pick. Speights...
CLEVELAND The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired forwardcenter Marreese Speights, guard Wayne Ellington, guard Josh Selby and a future first round draft pick from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for forward Jon Leuer, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. The Cavaliers also waived guard Jeremy Pargo.
Marreese will strengthen our front...
The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer, according to a source.
The Grizzlies will save approximately $6 million with the trade, allowing management to avoid $4 million in luxury tax penalties.
The trade will allow the Grizzlies to keep Rudy Gay without tax...