CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers went from playoff pretenders to possible Eastern Conference contenders Wednesday night.
Unrestricted free agent center Andrew Bynum accepted Cleveland’s two-year, $24 million contract offer, turning down more guaranteed money from the Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks. The decision was first reported by Chris Broussard of ESPN.
CLEVELAND — Shooting guard Dion Waiters and center Tyler Zeller are being sent to summer school by the Cavaliers.
Both NBA All-Rookie Team selections will be part of Cleveland’s team at the Las Vegas Summer League, whose roster was announced Tuesday. The annual event takes place from July 12-22 and guarantees each squad at least six …Read More
CLEVELAND — Andrew Bynum hasn’t played in an NBA game since May 21, 2012, but he remains one of the most coveted centers in the league.
Not surprisingly, the 7-footer with chronic knee problems also sits atop the Cavaliers’ offseason wish list.
CLEVELAND — The Golden State Warriors’ loss turned into a big gain for the Cavaliers.
Point guard Jarrett Jack agreed to a four-year, $25 million contract with Cleveland on Saturday, giving it one of the top backups in the NBA at the position. The deal, which includes a fourth-year team option, will be officially signed Wednesday.
CLEVELAND — Power forward Earl Clark has struck it rich in his first foray into NBA free agency.
The Cavaliers and Clark agreed to terms on a two-year, $9 million contract Thursday afternoon, a league source confirmed. Only the first season is guaranteed, as Cleveland holds a team option for 2014-15.
The pact, which cannot …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers and free agent power forward Earl Clark continued their mutual courtship Tuesday.
Clark met with team officials and worked out at Cleveland Clinic Courts, but did not reach a contractual agreement, according to The Associated Press and Sporting News.
The 6-foot-10, 225-pounder, who spent last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, …Read More
A second consecutive NBA championship and Finals MVP should bring a tangible payoff to LeBron James.
A prominent sports marketing expert expects the Heat star to cash in an additional $5-7 million in annual commercial endorsements.
Considering James already leads all NBA players with $42 million a year in off-court earnings, such an increase doesn’t …Read More
CLEVELAND — Los Angeles Lakers power forward Earl Clark has become the Cavaliers’ first target in free agency.
The 6-foot-10, 225-pounder is scheduled to work out today at Cleveland Clinic Courts, according to a Twitter post from his agent, Kevin Bradbury. Clark’s visit with the Cavaliers was first reported by Sean Deveney of Sporting News.
Chris Paul’s answer was brief, just like his time on the free agent market.
“I’M IN!!!” he wrote Monday on Twitter.
He will be staying with the Clippers, the longtime losers he helped turn into a division champion in just two seasons.
Dwight Howard will need more time to think.
Free agency opened Monday in the NBA …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers are approximately $22 million under the salary cap as the NBA’s free agency period begins today. They are permitted to negotiate with players now, but cannot officially sign them until July 10.
On Sunday, Cleveland cleared $6.41 million off its books by not extending qualifying offers to shooting guard Wayne Ellington ($3.1 …Read More