The Cavaliers extended a qualifying offer Friday to center Jarrett Allen, making him a restricted free agent. The team had until Aug. 1 to make the offer to Allen, a 23-year-old acquired last season in a trade from Brooklyn and viewed as one of Cleveland’s core pieces. The Cavs can now match any offer given by other teams to Allen, whose size and athleticism at both ends of the floor makes him enticing.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are hoping to move veteran power forward Kevin Love this summer during the 2021 NBA offseason, according to a report from Kelly Iko of The Athletic. Iko reported Thursday that the $60 million remaining on Love’s four-year, $120.4 million contract over the next two seasons is a big reason the Cavs desire to trade him.
In his essay published in the Hollywood Reporter, Abdul-Jabbar applauded tennis star Naomi Osaka for openly speaking about her mental health.