In a move that has been highly anticipated by their fans for some time, the Cleveland Cavaliers have signed 2015 draft pick Cedi Osman to a three-year deal worth $8.3 million. As part of the deal, the Cavaliers will pay $675,000 towards a buyout of Osman’s contract with Turkish club Anadolu Efes. Osman’s signing was first reported by Nikos Varlas of Eurohoops.net, and subsequently confirmed by Brian Windhorst of ESPN.
The Cleveland Cavaliers added another forward to their roster today when they signed veteran Jeff Green to a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum of $2.3 million. Green’s signing was first reported by Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today, and ESPN’s Brian Windhorst was first with the terms of the deal.
In a move that should please Cavalier fans, the team has agreed to a new contract with swingman Kyle Korver. According to reports, the deal is for three years and $22 million, with the third season only partially guaranteed.
The Cleveland Cavaliers made their first official move of free agency, signing point guard Jose Calderon to a one-year contract for the veteran’s minimum of $2.3 million. News of Calderon’s signing was first shared by his agency, Priority Sports.
The Cavs and general manager David Griffin will part ways according to sources — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) June 19, 2017 That about says it all, right? It appears that, after three years with the franchise, David Griffin and the Cleveland Cavaliers have mutually agreed to part ways. In addition, Trent Redden, the team’s senior vice president of basketball operations, is on his way out.
As summer winds down and fall approaches, the Cleveland Cavaliers will likely bring in several players on training camp deals. As these signings happen, Cavs: The Blog will take some time to profile each player and what they could bring to the team. Today’s profile focuses on swingman DeAndre Liggins.
It’s still another two days before NBA Free Agents can officially sign all of the paperwork they agreed to over the long holiday weekend, but certain rumors are still floating around on a large yellow raft. The Cavs have been mostly quiet about their plans, other than LeBron’s quick trigger Tweets of congratulations to former Cavs Timofey Mozgov and Matthew Dellavedova, yet social media has been aTwitter with folks wishful…
Mongol General: Conan! What is best in life? Conan: Crush your enemies. See them driven before you. Hear the lamentations of their women. — Conan the Barbarian (1982) It’s a little disconcerting, but for once the Cavs and their fans are pointing the business end of what is best in life at the other guys, as we revel in the Cavs’ utter annihilation of their NBA enemies to date.
After a report from Brian Windhorst just three days ago said the Cavs and Tristan Thompson were more than $14 million apart in contract negotiations, Chris Broussard has reported TT will re-sign for a contract worth $53 million over three years. NBA SOURCES CONFIRM AGENT RICH PAUL WILL HAVE TRISTAN THOMPSON SIGN A 3 YEAR – $53 MILLION CONTRACT WITH CAVS. — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) September 24, 2015
[Editor’s note. Thanks all of you for your patience yesterday while the site was down. We’ve purchased new rats for the flywheel and it should be spinning fine now. In addition, please welcome our newest writer, Mike Schreiner. Many of you may know him from his work on KingJamesGospel.com. Let’s wish him luck as he brings his talents to CtB.] With the eve of training camp upon us, the Cleveland…
As has become his custom for announcing new commitments these days, J.R. Smith let the world know that he was returning to the Cavs via Instagram last night. The deal is reportedly for two years and more than $10M, according to ESPN.com sources. The second year of the contract will be a player option, and also that Smith will have the ability to veto any trade during the season.