The Cleveland Cavaliers are not willing to pull the trigger on a deal which would send Anderson Varejao and the No. 24 overall pick to the Golden State Warriors for their lottery selection. The Cavs hold Varejao in very high regard in terms of leadership on-and-off the court. The franchise considers his veteran presence vital in their rebuilding effort.
You should classify this report as a rumor. ProBasketballDraft.com is a niche-site that often reports from draft workouts, but does not often break stories.pretty idiotic imo, they can draft drummond at 4, and could have drafted a sf or a sg at 8Trade talks among the teams in the top-10 seems to be heating up. The Cavaliers have approached Charlotte, New Orleans, and Golden State about acquiring their lottery picks. While it is common for teams to talk and gauge interest about potential deals the Cavs have been more aggressive. Sources say the Cavs have expressed the willingness to absorb salary in addition to trading the 24th pick. A potential stumbling block with New Orleans is the Hornets insistence thus far to have Trevor Ariza and Emeka Okafor included in a deal for the 10th pick. According to one league executive the Cavs could get a deal done with the Warriors if they trade Anderson Varejao and 24 but that the Cavs are unwilling to pull the trigger on that deal right now.