Washington Wizards have talked to free agent Luol Deng, but still determined to re-sign Trevor Ariza, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Real GM Basketball "Free agent Anthony Tolliver has been in substantial conversations with six NBA teams – including the Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers – as a stretch-forward addition, league sources told RealGM. Tolliver has also received interest from the Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, San..." July 10
While Cavs pursue Mike Miller, Miller is getting close to agreeing to terms with Denver, source says
Sheridan Hoops "The Decision has been made, even though it hasn’t been made public by the man himself. LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, a league source tells SheridanHoops.com. James met with Miami Heat president Pat Riley on Wednesday in Las Vegas to deliver the news, and Riley did his..." July 10
Cavs pressed Celtics/Nets officials to complete paperwork on 3-way trade in last hour, needed it done "immediately." Cap space is clear now.
To be more precise, no less than five police officers at LeBron James home. They were told to expect a 3:30 ET announcement.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
CBSSports.com "Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers won this year's draft lottery, there has been speculation that they might trade the No. 1 pick. They've said all the right things about keeping Andrew Wiggins since selecting him, but could he possibly be on the move? USA Today reported that his representatives..." July 10
ESPN.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers will trade Jarrett Jack to the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday as part of a three-team deal with Boston to create more salary-cap space for the pursuit of LeBron James, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that the Nets have agreed to take on the..." July 09
Sheridan Hoops "A plugged-in source tells me there is a 90 percent chance that LeBron James will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it will be announced on www.lebronjames.com if it happens. That is my latest intelligence, and it comes from the same league source who told me Monday that he felt there was a..." July 09
Fox Sports Ohio "The Cleveland Cavaliers outlined potential trade scenarios involving Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love with Rich Paul, LeBron James' agent, two sources told FOX Sports Ohio. The Cavs expressed to Paul that, after their discussions with the Timberwolves, doing a deal "would not be easy,"..." July 09
While Cavs pursue Mike Miller, Miller is getting close to agreeing to terms with Denver, source says
The Cavs are pursuing free agent shooting guard Mike Miller, sources tell @FOXSportsOH.
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers intend on using their newly acquired cap space to make a run at free agent forward Trevor Ariza if they can't get LeBron James, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. The Washington Wizards have also made it a priority to retain Ariza. This sounds a bit..." July 09
Boston Globe "According to several reports, the Celtics are using the Traded Player Exception (TPE), acquired in the deal that sent Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Nets, to make the move. The Celtics will also give up a second-round pick. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge appears to..." July 09
New York Post "When you break a city’s heart, there is a steep price to pay. Fan forgiveness takes time, even if you are the King. “I hate him. I don’t want him back,’’ Jason Timothy, 27, said Tuesday on the four-year anniversary of The Decision, the day LeBron James officially dumped the grittiness of..." July 09
USA Today "Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1 pick overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the June draft, has reached a shoe and apparel deal with Adidas, a person familiar with the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the deal until..." July 09
Real GM Basketball "LeBron James has narrowed his choices down to the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski during an appearance on Fox Sports Live. James will meet with Pat Riley on Wednesday." July 09
St. Paul Pioneer Press "Cleveland’s greatest sports legend would have no problem with LeBron James returning to the city, but believes he only should under one condition. Jim Brown, the hall of fame Browns running back, believes James only should re-sign with the Cavaliers if owner Dan Gilbert makes a public apology...." July 08
SI.com "LeBron James' "inner circle", including his wife Savannah, reportedly believe he should return to Cleveland, according to Chris Sheridan of SheridanHoops. Sheridan cites a "source who has been briefed" on James' free agency. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski previously reported that James'..." July 08
SB Nation "By now, you've probably noticed that Dan Gilbert's famous Comic Sans letter to LeBron James, an active link on the team's website even four years later, was taken down for good Sunday night at the same time rumors circulated about a meeting between the Cavaliers and James' agent to discuss a..." July 08
The Mavs, Cavs, Lakers and Heat are pursuing Wizards free agent Trevor Ariza, league sources say. Ariza seeking deal starting at $9-$11m.
CBSSports.com "The Cavaliers' website is now sans Comic Sans. As rumors of a potential return to Cleveland for LeBron James swirled Sunday night and into Monday, the Cavaliers removed the infamous letter that Dan Gilbert wrote in the aftermath of The Decision in 2010 Sunday night. The page it has remained on..." July 07
ESPN.com "After more than two years of planning, the Cleveland Cavaliers believe they have LeBron James legitimately listening to their pitch to leave the Miami Heat and return to his home state in free agency, according to sources close to the process. There has yet to be a firm indication that James..." July 07
In pursuit of max slot for LeBron James, Cavs searching for team to take Nets' Marcus Thornton in deal to unload Jarrett Jack, sources say.
Meanwhile, Rockets, Cavs pushing closer to creating max contract slots. Deals lined up for Jeremy Lin. Cavs shopping Jarrett Jack w/ a pick.
Free agent Luol Deng intrigued with Clippers sign-and-trade possibilities, sources tell Yahoo. He's expected to speak with Doc Rivers today.
Utah RFA Gordon Hayward is meeting with Cavaliers officials in Cleveland today, sources tell Yahoo. Offer sheet could be forthcoming.
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are preparing a maximum offer sheet for swingman Gordon Hayward, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst. He's meeting with the team on Tuesday, as reported by Yahoo Sports, and a contract that lucrative would put the Utah Jazz in a tough position. They'd obviously rather he..." July 02
Stretch big man Spencer Hawes drawing interest from clutch of contenders already (Blazers, Clips, Rockets, Mavs) on top of incumbent Cavs
CJ Miles (Cavs) will meet with Pacers on Tuesday. Miles an unrestricted free agent.
Akron Beacon Journal "The white Cadillac Escalade pulled into the parking garage attached to the IMG building on July 1, 2010, and LeBron James slipped out of the passenger side door. He flipped a black backpack over his shoulders and entered the headquarters of his LRMR marketing firm as the frenzied scene outside..." July 01
SB Nation "Despite much noise to the contrary, Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers agreed to the five-year maximum extension on the first day of free agency. After much speculation, Kyrie Irving has indeed agreed to sign a five-year maximum extension to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to owner Dan..." July 01
CBSSports.com "Members of the Cleveland Cavaliers front office are flying to New Jersey on Monday in order to meet star point guard Kyrie Irving and offer him a maximum contract extension as soon as the team is allowed to, according to ESPN's Chris Broussard. It was reported weeks ago that the Cavs would try..." June 30
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. With their third No. 1 pick in four years, the Cavaliers are hoping to add a second star to the roster with Kyrie Irving. They failed to add a star with Anthony Bennett last season,..." June 27
At The Hive "According to a tweet from Tom Withers of the Assosciated Press, the Hornets have received Alonzo Gee as part of the Cavaliers trade. It was reported earlier that the Hornets were sending newly drafted center, Dwight Powell, to the Cavaliers along with Brendan Haywood. At the time it looked like..." June 27
Dante Exum has declined to fly to Cleveland for a workout today according to a source
PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26
Philadelphia is no longer pursuing a deal with Cleveland for the No. 1 pick, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
Sixers have offered the Cavs their 3,10,32 picks to get top pick to draft Andrew Wiggins, according to @dlynamCSN
According to league source, Sixers in full court press with Cleveland to get No. 1 pick. "They really, really, really want Wiggins."
I'm told Philly (No. 3) isn't pursuing deals w/ Bucks No. 2).Possibly telling w/ GM Sam Hinkie reportedly pursuing No. 1 for Wiggins w/ Cavs
Cleveland and Orlando nowhere on a possible deal for the No. 1 pick, team sources tell Yahoo Sports. "Total bullshit," one executive says.
Cleveland Cavs extremely active in the trade market in the past 24 hours for the No. 1 overall pick. Still torn on Wiggins/Parker.
Sources: Cavs were calling around offering teams Orlando's picks at 4 & 12 for players last night. Interesting
CBSSports.com "ESPN reports that the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, and Brooklyn Nets top LeBron James' list of potential free agent destinations, in that order, and that the Clippers, surprisingly, are not at the top of that list. As mentioned above, I'm told the Clippers are not among..." June 25
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly discussed a deal involving Kevin Love and the No. 1 pick in Thursday's draft, but talks died because Love wouldn't commit to re-signing after the trade, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. The top pick would've been a..." June 25
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to arrange a last-minute workout and interview with prospect Dante Exum, according to ESPN's Andy Katz: The Cavaliers, who already have All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving, are unlikely to take Exum with the No. 1 pick, but he could be an option for the team if..." June 25
Yahoo! Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers have made associate head coach Tyronn Lue the highest-paid assistant coach in NBA history – and perhaps all of professional sports – league sources told Yahoo Sports. To leave Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers to join coach David Blatt's staff with the Cavaliers,..." June 25