DAN GILBERT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chauncey Billups is the only front office candidate to meet with Dan Gilbert

As Billups considers taking the Cavs’ offer, Cleveland isn’t interviewing any other candidates. As free agency gets closer and closer, the Cleveland Cavaliers still do not have a general manager in place to replace David Griffin. And according to a report, Billups is the only candidate to have met with Cavs owner David Griffin. Per the Associated Press’ Tom Withers, Billups...
Via Fear The Sword
5 hours ago

Hero Dan Gilbert has created the LeBron saga that fulfills sports media dreams

The 2016-17 NBA season was not the league’s best effort. The regular season was dull and perfunctory, with teams resting high-profile stars. The playoffs proved even less competitive. Golden State cruised through the Western Conference undefeated. Cleveland rolled through the East with a 12-1 mark. The Finals were over in five games. Kevin Durant joining the league’s best team...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Spurs, Cavs trade talks now include LaMarcus Aldridge

The San Antonio Spurs, already reportedly in trade talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers, are reportedly including LaMarcus Aldridge in addition to Danny Green. Interestingly enough, Aldridge may have tipped the trade via his Twitter account based his activity (more on that here).Early on Thursday, ESPN reported Aldridge wanted out of San Antonio and that the Spurs were seeking a top...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Why Dan Gilbert could be playing a dangerous game

Where would the Cleveland Cavaliers be without LeBron James? They would be a consistent laughing-stock year in and year out. They would be relying on some lucky bounces in the lottery or another transcendent NBA legend to be born 30 minutes outside of Cleveland. Life without LeBron in Cleveland was a terrible time on and off the court. Businesses downtown were having a hard time...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups reportedly gets second interview for Cavs’ GM job

Chauncey Billups looks like the clear front-runner, as it stands, to run the Cleveland Cavaliers.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin and Brian Windhorst reported Wednesday that Billups received a second interview for the vacant Cleveland general manager position.Billups, a former NBA Finals MVP, remains the only candidate who has spoken to the Cavaliers about the position. His ties to owner...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Without David Griffin, what's next for Cavs happens on Dan Gilbert's terms

Some holes never fill and Dan Gilbert let David Griffin walk on Monday. Griffin cited fit as the reason contract extension talks fell apart, and the Cavs have been mumbly and mostly silent, but it's hard to see this as anything other than a good old fashioned myopic squabble over a couple million bucks. That sounds glib, but Gilbert paid $166 million for the Cavs' roster last season...
Via RealGM - NBA
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron in tweet seems to take David Griffin’s side over Dan Gilbert

LeBron James sent a tweet on Monday in response to the news that David Griffin was out as the Cleveland Cavaliers’ GM that made it seem clear he took Griffin’s side over team owner Dan Gilbert. Here’s the tweet sent by LeBron: Many are interpreting the tweet as James indicating he feels Gilbert did not appreciate what Griffin did. His “we got us 1” also seems to exclude...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Griffin reportedly would not trade Kyrie Irving

David Griffin apparently was unwilling to trade Kyrie Irving, and it’s unclear if that refusal contributed to him losing his job as GM of the Cleveland Cavaliers.A few reports have said that Griffin and Cavs owner Dan Gilbert disagreed on the future of the team, which may have led to a mutual parting of ways on Monday. But what was the future each man envisioned and what was the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers owner didn't consult LeBron James about firing David Griffin

LeBron James and Dan Gilbert were supposedly working as a team to build the Cleveland Cavaliers into perennial championship contenders. Then on Monday, Gilbert and general manager David Griffin parted ways, along with assistant general manager Trent Redden in a sweeping move that will have lasting ramifications.And he reportedly didn’t consult LeBron James. Man, how quickly things...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

David Griffin, Dan Gilbert reportedly clashed over future of Cavs

David Griffin is out as general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers and there are indications a rift with ownership may have had something to do with it.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports on Monday that Griffin decided to part ways with the team when it became clear that his vision for the future didn’t match that of Cavs owner Dan Gilbert. Griffin’s departure was apparently sudden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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