Amin Elhassan: LeBron abusing his power

Insider Amin Elhassan is concerned LeBron James wants to help his agent/friend Rich Paul on Tristan Thompson's deal more than he is with filling out the Cavs with the best talent. “He’s earned the right to have the power to say, ‘Let’s get the best team on the floor that we can.’ But if it’s because I want my agent, I want our side business, our side hustle to be happy, he’s overstepping his bounds.” Listen to Ryan Russillo Show

Don't forget about LeBron (1:36)

Cavs seen as the Beast in the East

Behind the Cavaliers are the Bulls and Hawks, who are trying to break through and snap LeBron James' streak of 5 consecutive Finals appearances.

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LeBron to host 'Trainwreck' screening in Akron

LeBron James is bringing a little Hollywood to his Ohio hometown, hosting a private screening of "Trainwreck" in Akron a few days prior to the film's premere in New York.

Cavs showing interest in Jamal Crawford? (1:09)
Latest on Thompson's contract negotiations (1:32)
Mo Williams a value signing for Cavs (3:24)
Free agents drawing most interest (1:47)
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Coon/Elhassan: FAQ on FA max contracts

Having trouble figuring out all the max contracts being doled out? Larry Coon and Amin Elhassan answer all your questions here.

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1dBrian Windhorst

Sources: Williams back with Cavs on 2-year deal

The Cavaliers have agreed to sign guard Mo Williams to a contract, Williams announced on his Twitter feed Monday night. The deal will be for two years and a total of $4.3 million, sources say.


Mo Williams agrees to deal with Cavs

The PG averaged 14.2 points and 6.2 assists last season with the Timberwolves and Hornets. Williams played 2 seasons with LeBron James in Cleveland from 2009-11.

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Kevin Love poses for the Body Issue

"At the end of the day, I want to play until I’m 40. And I would like it to be my choice. I 100 percent think that my best basketball is ahead of me." Full gallery

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Cavs exploring Jamal Crawford trade

In addition to a trade for Nets guard Joe Johnson, Cleveland is also looking at the veteran Clippers guard, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. The deal would ship Brendan Haywood's non-guaranteed $10.5M contract to L.A.

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Sources: Spurs lure West for veterans minimum

The Spurs continued their run of good fortune Monday by luring free agent David West for what sources confirmed to ESPN's Marc Stein's will be the veterans minimum of about $1.5 million.

Cavs-Nets trade talks stagnant (1:26)
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Kevin Love poses for The Body Issue

"You've heard the saying, "Some people live to eat, and some people eat to live"; I think you can figure out which one I was. ... If you asked me to pose back then, that would have been a solid 'No.' A hard 'No.'" See his incredible transformation

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Cavs still waiting on LeBron James

The top remaining NBA free agent? That'd be the former four-time MVP. LeBron is also up for multiple ESPY awards, including Best Male Athlete -- where he faces this year's MVP, Stephen Curry. Cast your vote

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Kevin Love poses for the Body Issue

"At the end of the day, I want to play until I’m 40. And I would like it to be my choice. I 100 percent think that my best basketball is ahead of me." Full gallery

Cavaliers look to land Joe Johnson (3:52)
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2dBrian Windhorst

Sources: Cavs look to land Johnson from Nets

The Cleveland Cavaliers are considering trading for Brooklyn Nets star Joe Johnson with their Brendan Haywood contract chip, sources told

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Cavs, Nets in talks for Joe Johnson

The Cavaliers are considering using Brendan Haywood's non-guaranteed contract to trade for seven-time All-Star Joe Johnson, who has one year and $24.9M left on his contract, sources tell ESPN's Brian Windhorst. Story


NBA free agency nearing completion

Only three of the top 30 free agents on Amin Elhassan's big board have yet to agree to deals, and all three are expected to re-sign with their current team.

  1. LeBron James, Cavs
  2. Marc Gasol, Grizzlies
  3. Tristan Thompson, Cavs

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game103.18th
Rebounds Per Game43.018th
Assists Per Game22.110th
Points Allowed98.713th

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