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Report: Cavs had a Chance to Trade up to No. 3 in the Draft

4 monthes ago   |   By SLAMonline

The Atlanta Hawks offered the Cleveland Cavaliers a chance to trade up to the No. 3 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft - a pick that Slovenian star Luka Doncic and freshman phenom Trae Young were both available at - according to Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon .
No specifics of the deal were reported, but Vardon said that the Cavs would've likely been expected to take on the two years and roughly $37.4 million remaining on the contract of Kent Bazemore , including a player option for 2019-20.
The Cleveland Cavaliers eventually selected Alabama guard Collin Sexton with the No. 8 pick, and the Atlanta...
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NBA Rumors: Did Cavs Pass On Trade To Move Up To Draft Luka Doncic?

NBA Rumors: Did Cavs Pass On Trade To Move Up To Draft Luka Doncic?

4 monthes ago   |   By NESN

The Atlanta Hawks might regret not keeping prized point guard prospect Luka Doncic after selecting him in the 2018 NBA Draft. Will the Cleveland Cavaliers regret passing on an opportunity to snag him, too?
Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon reported Wednesday a scenario in which the Cavs could have moved up from No. 8 pick in the first round to No. 3, where they could have drafted Doncic after the Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings took DeAndre Ayton and Marvin Bagley, respectively.
“A source said the Cavs were offered on draft night the chance to trade up to No. 3 with the Hawks in a deal that...
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