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5 Players the Cleveland Cavaliers Could Be Looking to Target with the $13.4M Trade Exception

The Cleveland Cavaliers recently dealt center Brendan Haywood and small forward Mike Miller along with two second-round draft picks to the Portland Trail Blazers. In this unique deal, the Cavaliers did not get any players or draft picks in return. Instead, they acquired two traded player exceptions, one worth $10.5 million and the other worth $2.94 million. In addition, the Cavs...
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Report: LeBron James allowed Mike Miller to leave the Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers over the weekend. I know what you’re thinking, but try not to worry about it too much — all parties involved in the deal had permission from LeBron James. According to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal, LeBron authorized the Miller trade. Considering...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Rakeem Christmas Signs Four-Year, $4.3M Deal With Pacers

Rakeem Christmas signed a four-year, $4.3 million deal with the Indiana Pacers, sources tell RealGM. The first two seasons are guaranteed while the second two are partially guaranteed for Christmas. The Pacers acquired the draft rights to Christmas from the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Via RealGM
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What can the Cavs do with a trade exception?

The Cleveland Cavaliers created two trade exceptions through trading Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. The moves created trade exceptions for $10.5 million and $2.85 million that can be used to acquire players over the next calendar year. A trade exception can be used to acquire more salary than a team sends away via trade as long as the difference in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Cavaliers re-sign Matthew Dellavedova to one-year deal

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have re-signed free-agent guard Matthew Dellavedova, the club announced Monday.de Dellavedova signed a one-year contract for $1.2 million, said a person who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity before the deal was anounced. Dellavedova, who made $816,000 last season, emerged as an unlikely postseason contributor after All-Star...
Via AP on Fox
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Lakers Won't Sign J.R. Smith

There were unsubstantiated rumors over the weekend linking J.R. Smith to the Los Angeles Lakers. Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News reports the Lakers will not be signing Smith. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Smith remain engaged in contract talks.
Via RealGM
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Report: Dellavedova returns to Cavs on 1-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the agreement says the Cavaliers will re-sign free agent guard Matthew Dellavedova to a one-year contract. Dellavedova, who emerged as an unlikely postseason contributor after All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving was injured, will sign for $1.2 million for next season, said the person who spoke Monday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
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Report: Dellavedova returns to Cavs on 1-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the agreement says the Cavaliers will re-sign free agent guard Matthew Dellavedova to a one-year contract. Dellavedova, who emerged as an unlikely postseason contributor after All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving was injured, will sign for $1.2 million for next season, said the person who spoke Monday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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AP source: Cavaliers, Dellavedova agree to 1-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the agreement says the Cavaliers will re-sign free agent guard Matthew Dellavedova to a one-year contract. Dellavedova, who emerged as an unlikely postseason contributor after All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving was injured, will sign for $1.2 million for next season, said the person who spoke Monday to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
Via AP on Fox
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Cavs News: Cavaliers to Sign Matthew Dellavedova to One-Year, $1.2M Deal

Matthew Dellavedova and the Cleveland Cavaliers have recently come to terms on a one-year, $1.2 million qualifying offer, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN. Matthew Dellavedova will return to the Cavs on a one-year deal worth approximately $1.2 million, source w/ knowledge of the deal tells ESPN — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) July 27, 2015 The two-year veteran will return to Cleveland...
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The Biggest News to Hit Northern Ohio in Year (Not a Typo)! Matthew Dellavedova is Staying in Cleveland!

That’s right, Cavs fans.  He’s staying home!   The post The Biggest News to Hit Northern Ohio in Year (Not a Typo)! Matthew Dellavedova is Staying in Cleveland! appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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Revisiting Delly Fever with the best post-Game 3 tweets

Lest we forget, it was only a couple months back that Delly Fever infected wide swaths of Greater Cleveland. With the news that the Cleveland Cavaliers are officially retaining Delly by way of him signing a one-year deal, let us revisit the magical after-shocks of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, when Maryborough’s finest captured imaginations everywhere. Matthew Dellavedova is a below...
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Matthew Dellavedova agrees to one-year deal with Cavs

The pieces continue to fall into place. After being rumored to have been looking for a $4 million-per-year deal in the free agent market, Matthew Dellavedova will reportedly return to Cleveland on what looks to be a $1.2 million contract, the team’s qualifying offer. ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin was first to report this news. Dellavedova will likely assume the role of third point...
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Matthew Dellavedova Returns To Cavs On One-Year, $1.2M Deal

Matthew Dellavedova will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers on a one-year deal worth $1.2 million. Dellavedova will be eligible for free agency again next offseason.
Via RealGM
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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,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Cavs create two trade exceptions through trade

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
Via AP on Fox
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Cavs create two trade exceptions through reported deal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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AP source: Cavs trade Haywood, Miller to Blazers

CLEVELAND (AP) A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers have traded forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to Portland to create salary-cap room and save luxury-tax money. The Cavs have been shopping Haywood's expiring $10.5 million contract deal for weeks and worked out a deal with the Blazers, who will also get two second-round picks from Cleveland, said the...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers trade LeBron James biggest fan

David Richard-USA TODAY SportsThe Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly agreed to trade Mike Miller, Brendan Haywood and two future second-round picks to the Portland Trail Blazers to create future options. The Cavs will create two trade exceptions with the move, one for $10.5 million and the other for $2.94 million. The Cavs will also receive cash in the deal, according to ESPN...
Via Sports-Glory
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller To Trail Blazers

Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the Cleveland Cavaliers are trading Brendan Hayword’s contract and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. Cleveland finally unloads the Haywood contract, bringing back a trade exception. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 27, 2015 Cleveland gains a $13.35M trade exception in the deal. The Cavs will have one year to use...
Via Diehardsport
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Cavs News: Cavaliers Trade Mike Miller and Brendan Haywood to Trail Blazers

According to multiple sources, the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded two veterans in guard/forward Mike Miller and center Brendan Haywood to the Portland Trail Blazers for two second-round draft picks. Cleveland has traded Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to Portland, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 27, 2015 Having traded two players...
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Cavs trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, picks to Blazers for trade exceptions

The Cavs have finally found a taker for Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million non-guaranteed contract. The minor shocker is that they’ve traded away Mike Miller as part of the deal. Per the NBA’s chief news breaker, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers have traded Haywood and Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers along with two future second-round picks. The Cavaliers...
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Cavs Trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller To Blazers

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers. Haywood's contract is non-guaranteed for the 15-16 season. Portland will send two second round picks to the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers were unable to find a suitable trade using Haywood's contract and will instead have a traded player exception that can be used later.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Love to Attend Team USA Basketball Minicamp

Despite the season-ending shoulder injury that he suffered on April 26, Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward Kevin Love, will attend the 2015 USA Basketball minicamp next month in Las Vegas, according to a report on Bleacher Report and a tweet from ESPN’s Marc Stein. Some more Team USA news: ESPN sources say Kevin Love (though still rehabbing) and Andre Drummond will both be in attendance...
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