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Cavs, Spurs discuss deal for Green, sources say

5:39 PM ET The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs have engaged in trade talks involving Danny Green, multiple sources said Thursday. The Cavs are looking for two-way wing players like Green as they look to retool their roster to better compete with the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. LaMarcus Aldridge, who struggled in the 2017 postseason, is being floated by the Spurs as a possible trade piece as San Antonio seeks a top-10 pick for Thursday’s draft in return, sources told ESPN. Chauncey Billups, who has been offered a ...

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How the Cavs broke up with GM Griffin despite LeBron's wishes

1:01 PM ET Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate “Griff!” “C’mon, Griff!” “Get up here!” On a makeshift stage in a corner of TD Garden after defeating the Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, Cleveland Cavaliers players wearing fresh, white T-shirts with crisp “The ...

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Cavs part ways with GM Griffin after 3 seasons

12:08 AM ET Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate The Cleveland Cavaliers have parted ways with general manager David Griffin, the team announced Monday. Griffin’s contract was up at the end of the month, and after extensive talks with owner Dan Gilbert, no agreement ...

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Sources: Cavs trying to create deal for Butler

5:45 PM ET The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to engage the Chicago Bulls in multi-team trade scenarios that would enable the Eastern Conference champions to acquire Bulls star Jimmy Butler, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that the Cavaliers, in addition to their reported interest in Indiana’s Paul George, are trying to assemble trade packages that would convince the Bulls to part with Butler, who is fresh off the best season of his career. Jimmy Butler, if he stays in Chicago, would be eligible for a so-called “super max” ...

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Sources: Pacers talk to Cavs about P. George

5:13 AM ET After superstar Paul George informed the Pacers in no uncertain terms he plans to leave the team, Indiana began shopping George’s services this weekend, including making a phone call to the Cleveland Cavaliers, sources confirmed to ESPN on Sunday. George reportedly told the Pacers he will opt out of his contract in 2018 and become an unrestricted free agent. George’s admission, first reported by The Vertical, prompted Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard to begin canvassing the league for potential offers for the four-time All-Star who averaged 23.7 ...

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Follow live: Can Warriors finish off Cavs in five?

Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he wants his team to play with “appropriate fear,” a term he borrowed from Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. When told of Kerr’s remark and asked how he wants his team to play, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue responded, “Appropriate fear.” Let’s block ads! (Why?) www.espn.com – TOP

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Why the Cavs are still in the Finals

9:30 AM ET This year is different, and the Cleveland Cavaliers will never repeat the avalanche of 3-point shooting and Kyrie Irving one-on-one brilliance that walloped the Golden State Warriors from jump street in Game 4. But in Cleveland, the Cavs bent some of the trend lines in this series more in their direction, and in ways that might be sustainable in another do-or-die game. The Cavaliers took Game 4 with a record-setting night. We have you covered with the latest news and analysis entering Game 5 (Mon., 9 ET ...

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Irving: Green's talk of 'celebrating' fueled Cavs

11:03 AM ET CLEVELAND — After dominating the Golden State Warriors with a wire-to-wire 137-116 victory in a must-win Game 4 of the NBA Finals, several Cleveland Cavaliers players said the Warriors’ “chatter” leading up to Friday fueled their performance. In other words, Draymond Green‘s mouth got Golden State in trouble again. “You add, of course, some chatter in there, and that adds some extra motivation,” Kyrie Irving said after leading all scorers with 40 points. “And you give us a day in between, and we were ready to come ...

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Paul George would help LeBron and Cavs bridge Golden State gap

11:00 AM ET Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ near-perfect postseason — a precision-like 12-1 romp through three Eastern Conference would-be contenders highlighted by an offensive efficiency through the opening rounds more explosive than even the best the Showtime Lakers ...

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