LeBron James Rumors: Cavaliers Prefer Not to Trade Nets Pick in Case Star Leaves

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Bleacher Report—The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly against trading the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round draft pick due to uncertainty regarding LeBron James' future. According to ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin, the Cavs prefer to hang onto the pick since it is a "potential franchise-resetting asset" if James decides to sign elsewhere in the offseason. The Cavs acquired Brooklyn's unprotected first-rounder in an offseason trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics. LeBron has a player option in his...

Cavaliers Trade Rumors: DeAndre Jordan Trade Hinges on Nets Draft Pick. If the Cleveland Cavaliers are going to acquire center DeAndre Jordan from the Los Angeles Clippers, L.A. is reportedly seeking the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round draft pick in the deal, according to Terry Pluto of the Plain Dealer. Pluto added that the Cavs aren't planning on trading the pick, which they acquired from the Boston Celtics in the Kyrie Irving deal. In addition to the pick, Pluto wrote that Cleveland would have to trade bigs Tristan Thompson and Channing Frye to the Clippers in...