Daily News – July 30, 2017

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Cavaliers have asking price for Kyrie Irving and history of complexity in trades traced to David Griffin
Author: Joe Vardon
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND — The word is out around the NBA. The Cavaliers want a veteran starter, a blue chipper on a rookie contract, and a first-round pick for Kyrie Irving.

The Cavs are working diligently to make Irving happy (he wants to be traded) and get what they want for him in return. They’ve been in contact consistently with Irving’s camp as they field calls and offers from interested suitors, trying to cultivate an offer that makes sense.

Among the scenarios under consideration, LeBron James worked out with a number of stars in Las Vegas this past week, among them Eric Bledsoe, the Phoenix Suns guard who’s been linked to numerous rumors as a possible target in a trade for Irving. – CLICK HERE to read full story.


The time to trade Kyrie Irving might not be now but it’s soon — Bud Shaw’s Sports Spin
Author:Bud Shaw
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cavaliers have time on their side in dealing with Kyrie Irving’s trade demand, but time is a limited ally.

The notion that he’s under contract and thus would be expected to report in training camp is what a GM and owner must put out there if asked in a public forum, as Koby Altman and Dan Gilbert were this past week.

Just so long as everyone knew the answer deserved a laugh track. – CLICK HERE to read full story.


Cleveland Cavaliers have Terry Talkin’ Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving — Terry Pluto
Author: Terry Pluto
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — What was the Cleveland Cavaliers’ record when LeBron James and Kevin Love played together — and Kyrie Irving sat?

I didn’t know the answer when that question first occurred to me. It’s 25-10. Even more significant, it’s 24-7 in the last two seasons.

Irving was out for the first 10 weeks of the 2015-16 season, recovering from a fractured kneecap. The Cavs were 20-7 in those games. Mo Williams filled in at point guard.- CLICK HERE to read full story.


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