CLEVELAND, Ohio — According to Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, the Cleveland Cavaliers are currently trying to move veteran shooter Kyle Korver.
Korver, 37, is currently owed $7.5 million this upcoming season as well as having a $7.5 million contract for the 2019-20 season with $3.4 million guaranteed.
Despite his age, Korver has shown no signs of slowing down in the shooting department and would be a welcomed asset to any championship contending team next season. Also, Korver was not a member of the 2016 championship team here in Cleveland and is still chasing his first ring so moving him to a championship contender would be mutually beneficial for both the Cavs and whatever contender they trade to him.
While there are conflicting rumors of the Cavs wanting to trade superstar Kevin Love or not to trade him, moving Korver makes a lot of sense for the Cavaliers organization. Korver still holds plenty of value to contending teams and Cleveland could relieve some cap space as well as maybe get a draft pick or two to continue rolling with their new youth momentum of players like Cedi Osman, Collin Sexton and Ante Zizic.
While it still remains speculation as to whether or not Korver will actually be moved or not, don’t be shocked if the sharpshooter isn’t on the roster at the start of the 2018-19 season.
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