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Blazers waive Brendan Haywood as expected

When the Blazers acquired Brendan Haywood as part of the trade with the Cavaliers that also netted them Mike Miller and two second-round draft picks in exchange for cash considerations, it was never expected he'd remain on the roster.It's not surprising, then, that Portland waived Haywood on Thursday, which the team announced via official release.Haywood had an unusual contract by...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN really, really likes the Cavs-Blazers deal

Late Sunday night, NBA fans caught word that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trailblazers agreed to a deal that sent to players—Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller—to the Pacific Northwest in exchange for cold hard cash and a decently sized gift card to be used later. Cleveland added in a could of second-round picks in order to help sweeten the deal as it is believed that neither...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Cavs got trade exceptions. So what?

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers Sunday night in exchange for, well, nothing really. They got some cash considerations, but the most impactful part of the return was two trade exceptions. Whereas the Cavs were on the hook for $10.5 million in salary to Haywood and $2.8 million to Miller,...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Expected to Trade Brendan Haywood to 76ers or Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have finally found two suitors willing to acquire Brendan Haywood through trade. Related: 5 Possible Trade Scenarios for Brendan Haywood’s Contract Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports that the Cavaliers are expected to trade Haywood and his $10.5 million contract for the 2015-16 season to either the Portland Trail Blazers or the Philadelphia 76ers...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers Interested in Trading Brendan Haywood to Trail Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to trade Brendan Haywood’s contract for weeks. They may have finally found a suitor. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports that the Cavaliers are interested in trading Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers. In this trade scenario, the Cavs would get a trade exception that could be used during the season to acquire a player. The Blazers...
Via Cavaliers Nation
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Possible Trade Scenarios for Brendan Haywood’s Non-Guaranteed Contract

The Cleveland Cavaliers currently own one of the league’s more unique trade assets with the contract of Brendan Haywood. The 35-year-old center spent the past season in Cleveland playing sparingly, averaging 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in 5.4 minutes per game. Haywood is still desired by many teams, however, due to the fact that the final year in his contract is not guaranteed...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: Cavaliers and Spurs Discussing Brendan Haywood Trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs are currently discussing a trade involving Brendan Haywood and his non-guaranteed $10.5 million contract for the 2015-16 season, according to Mike Monroe of The San Antonio Express-News. The Spurs are reportedly dangling Tiago Splitter ($8.5 million) or Boris Diaw ($7.5 million) along with Patty Mills ($3.5 million) in exchange for Haywood...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Spurs, Cavaliers discussing Brendan Haywood trade

For months and months, we’ve been expecting talks to intensify over the peculiar unguaranteed contract of backup Cleveland Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood. On Tuesday, we received one of the first substantive rumors involving his future. Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News tweeted that the Spurs and Cavaliers have had discussions about a Haywood trade. That newspaper has...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Summer trade of Brendan Haywood could carry 300% tax rate for Cavs

Last Thursday’s trade deadline was a fairly quiet affair for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Sure, you can discuss the merits of Kendrick Perkins and his presence as a fourth big for this streaking team. But largely, the most impactful Cavs news from last week was a non-transaction. After some recent speculation from the blogosphere, the Cavs decided to keep veteran center Brendan Haywood...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendan Haywood Cleared For Full Participation To Start Cavs' Camp

Brendan Haywood participated in all activities as the Cleveland Cavaliers opened training camp on Saturday. David Blatt called Haywood the surprise of the day one of camp. Haywood missed the entire 2013-14 season due to a foot injury.
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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