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Source: Cavs meet with Bynum, contract next?

Source: Cavs meet with Bynum, contract next?

CNNSI.com nba.com Updated Jul 8, 2013
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wondered what other moves general manager Chris Grant had in mind to improve Cleveland this summer.
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  • Free-agent roundup: Nets fill out the bench, Bucks bring back D…

    Free-agent roundup: Nets fill out the bench, Bucks bring back Delfino, Garcia stays in Houston, etc.

    yahoo.com Jul 8, 2013
    There's been plenty of free-agent activity since Dwight Howard made his decision late Friday to join the Houston Rockets, with point guard Jose Calderon heading south to Dallas, Chris Kaman leaving Texas in favor of sunny SoCal and a slew of other agree…
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  • The Cleveland Cavaliers scouted the 1970 expansion draft with t…

    The Cleveland Cavaliers scouted the 1970 expansion draft with trading cards

    yahoo.com Jul 8, 2013
    With the advent of readily available video and editing software, the world of NBA scouting has changed considerably. Teams are able to find, watch, and consider scouting reports in record time, processing players' strengths, weaknesses, and tendencies t…
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  • Rasheed Wallace Is Coaching At Summer League, And He's Still Sh…

    Rasheed Wallace Is Coaching At Summer League, And He's Still Sheed

    Pay no attention to the sloppy summer-league action in the video above. That's not what we're here for. Instead, keep your ears tuned for the unmistakable voice of Rasheed Wallace—now a member of the Pistons' coaching staff—bellowing from the sidelines.…
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  • The Pacers won over Chris Copeland by showing him an alternate …

    The Pacers won over Chris Copeland by showing him an alternate universe where Chris Copeland gets ma

    deadspin.com Jul 8, 2013
    The Pacers won over Chris Copeland by showing him an alternate universe where Chris Copeland gets magazine covers. [@IanBegley]Read more...
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  • Video - Cavs Join Mavs In Race For Bynum 01:19

    Cavs Join Mavs In Race For Bynum

    Jul 8
    Marc Stein says the Dallas Mavericks and Cleveland Cavaliers are the front-runners to sign free-agent center Andrew Bynum.
  • Video - Stephen A. On LeBron: "At Least 50-50 He Leaves Miami" 01:08

    Stephen A. On LeBron: "At Least 50-50 He Leaves Miami"

    Jul 8
    Stephen A. Smith believes LeBron James has at least a 50-50 chance of leaving the Miami Heat after next season.
  • Video - Are Nets A Threat To Beat Heat? 04:57

    Are Nets A Threat To Beat Heat?

    Jul 8
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether the Brooklyn Nets are a legitimate threat to beat the Heat.
  • Video - Celtics Run Past Pistons 00:42

    Celtics Run Past Pistons

    Jul 8
    The Celtics beat the Pistons by 30 points.

Sports Columnists

  • Marreese Speights agrees to deal with Golden State Warriors, sources say

    Jul 8
    The Golden State Warriors have agreed to terms on a new deal with Marreese Speights, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
  • Chris Kaman, Los Angeles Lakers, agree to one-year deal, sources say

    Jul 8
    The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to terms with free agent center Chris Kaman on a one-year deal, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
  • Ian Thomsen: For stars such as Dwight Howard, Andre Iguodala, less is more

    Jul 8
    Dwight Howard, LeBron James, Andre Iguodala and Tim Duncan all share in a trend that is thriving, even as it shrinks the players' bank accounts. All four are among the growing list of stars who could have cashed in for larger salaries as free agents -- …