Cleveland was eager to build with Love and All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving and hoped the pairing could’ve become an incentive for LeBron James to seriously consider a return to the Cavaliers in free agency, sources said.
Through Love’s agent, Jeff Schwartz, Cleveland was warned Love would opt out of his contract in 2015 and never consider the Cavaliers’ offer of a long-term maximum contract, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Lakers Agree to Send Lou Williams to Houston Rockets
Jazz Tried to Move Up to Acquire Winslow
They (Utah Jazz) worked hard to move up during Thursday night’s draft to grab Justise Winslow, the athletic wing out of Duke who tumbled for a minute before ending up going to Miami with the 10th overall pick. The Jazz loved the guy, but couldn’t snag him. No luck there.