Sat. Nov 17th, 2018

NBA Trades

2018 NBA Trade Deadline: New-Look Cavs

By Oliver Mauntel

Transaction Overview

Cleveland Cavaliers receive: Los Angeles Lakers receive:
Jordan Clarkson G Isaiah Thomas PG
Larry Nance Jr. PF Channing Frye PF
2018 1st round Pick (protected)

CLEVELAND-Although he had only played in 15 games, the Isaiah Thomas experiment clearly didn’t work out in Cleveland. The Cavs looked to improve their team chemistry by dumping off Thomas, while getting younger and more athletic in the process. Clarkson will serve as a much better defender than Thomas and will provide more length in the backcourt as well. Larry Nance Jr., returning to the organization in which his father’s #22 hangs in the rafters, will provide rim protection that the Cavs have so desperately needed. On the other end of the floor he is a highlight waiting to happen, as he will appear in the slam dunk contest over All-Star weekend. Read Full Article Here!

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