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Friday, December 9th, 2011 at 9:15 am  |  12 responses

Cleveland Cavaliers Expected to Waive Baron Davis


To no one’s surprise, the Cavs will likely cut ties with veteran point guard Baron Davis. The Plain Dealer reports: “The Cavaliers and agents representing the 32-year-old Davis spoke Thursday to discuss his future with the franchise, The Plain Dealer has learned. Earlier in the day, Yahoo Sports reported the Cavaliers had planned to waive Davis through the amnesty clause once the new collective bargaining agreement became official. The Plain Dealer has not confirmed the Yahoo report, but a league source said no decision had been reached as of late Thursday night … The Cavaliers are under the impression they will have access to their $14.5 million trade exception, which can be used in whole or in part. How this might involve Davis is not known. What’s also uncertain is how much Davis’ desire to be a free agent was driving Thursday’s discussions. To this point much of the focus has been trained on the team’s decision, but it could be Davis wants a chance to play for a contender and is seeing what the Cavs can do to facilitate it. Just two days ago, sources told The Plain Dealer the Cavaliers would take a methodical approach to arguably its biggest preseason decision, perhaps letting Davis play an exhibition game or two before reaching a verdict.”

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  • http://fjsklf.com Jukai

    To the knickerbockers to replace Chauncy we go!!!

  • boss

    naaa hes injury prone he would be a nice back up pg though

  • http://www.slamonline.com aman from arkansas

    he going to the heat

  • http://slamonline.com The Black Rick Kamla

    @Jukai…love the sound of that!!

  • Team Jordan

    INJURY-PRONE or Not… B.D. Is Still A BEAST When HEALTHY & MOTIVATED!!!

  • Trout

    Not a good look for the Cavs but would be sweet for the Knicks if it happened.

  • BlackStar

    Come to the LakeShow son! You’re MORE THAN WELCOME!

  • LA Huey

    Hilarious if he went to Miami and played to his ability

  • thyr

    davis to la….done deal

  • http://www.slamonline.com Cheshire

    Who needs CP when you’ve got B Diddy?!

  • http://slamonline.com Allenp

    some crappy team will snap him up before he gets a chance to go to miami or new york.
    It’s a cheap way to get a good player.

  • http://www.slamonline.com spit hot fiyah

    @allenp, if they wive him isn’t that different than the amnesty rule, bascially making him a FA and not up for bidding by teams below the cap?

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