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Cavs, Clippers had a DeAndre Jordan deal in place

The Cleveland Cavaliers did plenty before last week’s trade deadline. But things were this close to becoming even more interesting. That’s because the Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers had a deal in place for DeAndre Jordan. But there would just be one problem. They needed a third time, but couldn’t find one.“Altman had ownership approval to send the Clippers Jae Crowder, Channing...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shumpert’s contract stopped Cavs from landing Jordan

The Cleveland Cavaliers heavily pursued Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan prior to the 2018 trade deadline, but one hefty contract ultimately prevented a deal from happening.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the franchises had neared an agreement sending Jordan to Cleveland if the Cavaliers could find a team willing to absorb Iman Shumpert’s contract.But no suitor...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert a deal-breaker in DeAndre Jordan trade?

The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly tried to acquire DeAndre Jordan from the Los Angeles Clippers right up until the day of the NBA trade deadline, but something happened that caused the deal to fall through.Nobody wanted Iman Shumpert.In an outstanding behind-the-scenes look at how the trade deadline turned into a frenzy for the Cavs, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Cleveland...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers do not trade DeAndre Jordan at trade deadline

Many big name players were moved at the NBA Trade Deadline. One at least mildly surprising player who stayed put, though, is Los Angeles Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan. Jordan had seemed like a natural trade option for multiple reasons.The Clippers traded Chris Paul in the offseason and Blake Griffin in January. That seemed to symbolize an end of the “Lob City” era. Los Angeles...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Raptors explore trade for DeAndre Jordan

It may be a long shot, with a third team likely required to help facilitate a deal, but the Raptors have tried to work their way into the mix for Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, reports Marc Stein of The New York Times (via Twitter).Jordan, who has been linked to the Cavaliers, Bucks, Trail Blazers and Wizards, among other teams, is viewed as a somewhat tricky trade candidate, since...
Via Hoops Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raptors have discussed DeAndre Jordan trade

DeAndre Jordan remains very much available ahead of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, and a new team has reportedly entered the fray.According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, the Toronto Raptors have tried to involve themselves in trade discussions with the Los Angeles Clippers centering around Jordan. They may, however, require a third team to realistically complete any trade...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers, Cavs could involve third team in DeAndre Jordan trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been linked to DeAndre Jordan leading up to Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, but they don’t seem to be a good match for the Los Angeles Clippers as a trade partner. A third team could potentially help with that.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Cavs and Clippers have continued to discuss a potential Jordan deal, and they are searching for a third...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan remains Cavaliers' top target

Clippers center DeAndre Jordan is the “number one target” for the Cavaliers in advance of tomorrow afternoon’s trade deadline, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Appearing on a podcast with Chris Mannix, he says Cleveland’s front office continues to hold out hope of a deal.The Cavs’ dream scenario is for L.A. to accept an offer that includes what Charania calls one of their...
Via Hoops Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jordan's unwillingness to opt in hurting trade chances

The Los Angeles Clippers have very little reason to hang onto DeAndre Jordan now that they have traded Blake Griffin and are clearly rebuilding, but the star center’s contract situation could prevent the team from being able to trade him.Jordan has a player option for the 2018-2019 season that would pay him $24.1 million, but he is expected to opt out of the deal. The problem with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs provide low-ball offer for DeAndre Jordan

After being absolutely blown out by the Houston Rockets on Saturday night, it’s readily apparent that the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers have to do something prior to Thursday’s trade deadline in order to right this ship.Already linked to DeAndre Jordan in trade talks, Cleveland has apparently made an offer to the Los Angeles Clippers for Jordan. Said offer caused talks to stall...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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