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In the land of repurposed jerseys, Cleveland fans can feel free to dust off those of Jamario Moon, Darius Miles, JJ Hickson and Larry Hughes kits. Ealier this week when Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant somehow managed to turn Jon Leuer into power forward Marreese Speights, shooting guard Wayne Ellington and point guard Josh Selby as well as a first-round pick that, at some point in the future, will be unprotected, he added additional depth, flexibility, and some fresh blood into his team’s locker room.
Speights (who will wear No. 15), Ellington (No. 21) and Selby (No. 32), made their way to Cleveland late Tuesday night. Wednesday, the three took their physicals and were given playbooks. Thursday, all three should take to the floor of Cleveland Clinic Courts to meet their new teammates and actually become a part of the team’s plans going forward. Friday, Cleveland fans will get to see their new players in action as opportunities “present themselves.”
At least those who...
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New Cavalier F/C Marreese Speights made quite a splash in his debut on Friday night against Milwaukee. In the incredible comeback victory, the 25-year-old Florida Gator provided 10 points on 4-for-7 shooting with 6 rebounds and 2 steals in 18 minutes. He played the entirety of the fourth quarter and also had some big defensive plays.
To many, it was a huge surprise of what Speights...
After making a deal earlier in the week, trade winds are swirling once again regarding the Cavaliers. In Marc Stein’s Weekend Dime on ESPN.com, he talks of the possibility of the Cavs moving newly acquired Marreese Speights, Daniel Gibson, and Omri Casspi.
“Don’t be shocked if the Cavaliers decide to move Speights on again before the Feb. 21 deadline.
The Cavs obviously aren’t...
The Cavaliers' newly acquired big man, Marreese Speights, made a lot of friends in Cleveland on Friday night.
In his Cavs debut, after arriving from Memphis earlier this week, Speights provided a combination of NBA-caliber size and athleticism that the Cavaliers have desperately lacked for the last three seasons.
More importantly, however, is that Speights took the floor—after...
The Cavaliers are already receiving trade interest from other teams in Marreese Speights.
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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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...
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...
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...