Daily News - July 22, 2014

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Cleveland Cavaliers nearing a deal with first overall pick Andrew Wiggins: Report
Author: Chris Fedor
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Cavaliers are closing in on a contract with first overall pick Andrew Wiggins, according to a report from ESPN.

Wiggins' name has been linked to trade rumors since arriving in Cleveland. The speculation focuses on Wiggins being the centerpiece of a deal that would bring Minnesota's Kevin Love to the Cavs. Other pieces would be in the package going to the Timberwolves as well, but Wiggins is reportedly the player the Wolves covet.

Many people felt contract talks were being delayed because the Cavs were planning to deal the promising youngster. However, ESPN reports the Cavs have been trying to maintain cap flexibility while attempting to make decisions on other free agents before getting something done with Wiggins." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Seven remaining targets for the Cleveland Cavaliers in free agency
Author: Chris Fedor
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It's been a busy yet successful off-season for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

They agreed to deals with LeBron James, Mike Miller and James Jones. They locked up Kyrie Irving with a new max extension, keeping him in Cleveland for at least six more years. They have been the epicenter for NBA trade rumors, many of them surrounding Minnesota's Kevin Love coming to Cleveland in a deal for Andrew Wiggins. Those rumors continued to gain steam last week while many teams in the NBA were gathered in Las Vegas for the 2014 NBA Summer League.

The Cavs likely won't stop in their attempt to pry Love away from the Timberwolves, but the Cavs also have work to do to fill in the rest of the roster." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski says he would trade for Kevin Love without 'one second of hesitancy'
Author: Chris Fedor
Publication: Cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The NBA off-season has been filled with rumors and speculation, and the Cleveland Cavaliers are right at the center of it all.

The latest gossip has the Cavs interested in a trade for Minnesota forward Kevin Love. The talks have reportedly been ongoing for quite some time, with Love a target dating back to last season.

The trade would be costly, and would likely need to include Andrew Wiggins, something that has become a topic of debate on local and national sports talk radio shows." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


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