Daily News - June 20, 2014

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Cleveland Cavaliers in negotiations with David Blatt for head coaching position, source confirms
Author: Jodie Valade
Publication: Plain Dealer

"CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cavaliers are in negotiations with David Blatt for him to become their head coach, according to an NBA source. YahooSports first reported that Blatt was the Cavaliers' top choice.

This would be the first NBA job for Blatt, an American who played for Pete Carril at Princeton, and has played and coached in Europe for the past 33 years." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Joel Embiid suffers stress fracture, agent confirms
Author: Jodie Valade
Publication: Plain Dealer

"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- And then there were two ... potential draft choices at No. 1?

It might be down to two choices for the Cavaliers at No. 1, as the third player previously grouped among the top choices was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right foot, his agent confirmed to Yahoo on Thursday.

Embiid will have surgery on the foot Friday." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Cleveland Cavaliers should now concentrate on Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins as top draft pick -- Terry Pluto
Author: Terry Pluto
Publication: Plain Dealer

"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A stress fracture and foot surgery for Joel Embiid should answer one question for the Cavs.

You don't draft a 7-foot center with balky back -- especially when he may also need to miss months with a foot injury.

That's the news about Embiid, who really did impress the Cavs in his workout last week. Had the draft been a few days ago, my guess is Embiid would have been the Cavs selection." - CLICK HERE to read full story.


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