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Report: Cavs to offer max deal to Irving

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The Cleveland Cavaliers intend to offer point guard Kyrie Irving a maximum contract extension of five years for $90 million, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

July 1 is the first day the Cavaliers can offer Irving an extension when the free agency period starts.

The Cavaliers are also looking to hire a new coach to replace the fired Mike Brown. Afterward, general manager David Griffin reportedly wants to discuss Irving’s future with the new coach.

It is not clear if Irving is interested in an extension. If not, the team could look to trade the All-Star point guard.

Irving averaged 20.8 points on 43 percent shooting, 6.1 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 35.2 minutes over 71 games this season.