The Cleveland Cavaliers are involved in “uncomfortable” contract negotiations with center Andre Drummond, Forbes’ Evan Dammarell reported Wednesday, citing sources. The 27-year-old Drummond, whom the Cavs acquired last season before the NBA trade deadline, is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2020-21 campaign. The Celtics reportedly are among the teams keeping a close watch on how the Drummond situation develops in Cleveland.
First off, it’s been reported by multiple outlets that both Victor Oladipo and Myles Turner would both prefer to be traded from Indiana this offseason. According to league sources, those reports are very true and Oladipo especially wants to start fresh with a new organization. Those same sources shared that both Oladipo and Turner have soured on the direction of the team after the Pacers parted way with Nate McMillan after their first-round loss to the Miami Heat.
The Washington Wizards trade Troy Brown Jr., the #9 overall pick and the #37 overall pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for the #5 overall pick and a 2021 second round pick, originally Houston’s. Why do the Cavs do the deal? Cleveland has an imbalance of shooting point guards.