Daily News – July 19, 2017

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Cavaliers announce Cedi Osman signing
Author: Joe Vardon
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers announced the signing of 22-year-old Turkish forward Cedi Osman, a rookie in the NBA who’s spent his entire career in Europe until now.

Though the team does not disclose the details of its contracts, Osman signed a three-year deal worth $8.3 million. Cleveland is also paying $700,000 toward Osman’s $1 million buyout of his contract with Anadolu Efes, his Turkish club.

Osman, who is 6-8 and 215 pounds, played for Anadolu Efes for five seasons. He averaged 7.1 points and 2.8 rebounds in the Euroleague. In Turkish Basketball League play (lesser competition), he averaged 13.2 points and 4.1 rebounds. – CLICK HERE to read full story.


LeBron James has proven he’s the king of calculation — Bud Shaw’s Sports Spin
Author: Bud Shaw
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio – It’s July and LeBron James is frustrated, according to a USA Today story citing someone close to him.

There is absolutely no reason to doubt that, knowing James and given the events of June.

The Cavs lost a title to a better team and then, for less good reason, lost a better GM in David Griffin than they’re likely to find as a replacement. – CLICK HERE to read full story.


LeBron James not the only person in NBA unhappy this summer — Terry Pluto
Author: Terry Pluto
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — LeBron James is not happy about the Cleveland Cavaliers off-season.

No surprise.

The Cavs have not taken a major step forward to compete for a title against the Golden State Warriors. – CLICK HERE to read full story.


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