If you were getting used to the roster as currently constructed, you may need to wait before putting ink to pen. The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly in advanced talks to acquire a backup point guard via trade per Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com From Vardon's report: The Cavs are in advanced discussions with at least one club, according to a source, and could make one or multiple trades to fill the one, glaring need on a team otherwise built to defend its 2016 championship. Cleveland has an asset in emerging wing Jordan McRae, 25, who led the Cavs in scoring during the preseason at 14.0 points per game but would struggle to crack the team's rotation with its glut of small forwards and shooting
The clues are in as Knicks’ cuts could come as soon as Friday when they look to get to down to a 15-man roster. The Knicks had 18 players at training camp — not including the recent deals of Cleanthony Early and Damien Ingles, both of whom were signed to gain their D-League rights so they can play for the Westchester Knicks. Hornacek indicated the Knicks could have enough reserve bigs after starters Joakim Noah and Kristaps Porzingis.
The hits keep coming for Michigan State, and the latest is a big one. The Spartans announced Wednesday that senior big man Gavin Schilling suffered a non-contact knee injury during practice and that he will require surgery, knocking him out for an undetermined amount of time. "This is certainly an unfortunate setback for Gavin, as he had been practicing very well," head coach Tom Izzo said in the announcement. "He had an incredible summer and was in excellent shape as he was ready to make his senior season his best one yet." Schilling was expected to be a starter and a main contributor for a Michigan State team that needed him to be one in the frontcourt. The Spartans' forward corps has been