Mo Williams could be in his last week as a member of the Cavaliers. Williams, 33, a 13-year veteran and former All-Star who played a supporting role in the Cavs’ 2016 NBA championship, is strongly considering retirement, multiple sources told cleveland.com. Additionally, the “stretch” deadline in the NBA is approaching, which means that if a player is waived by Aug. 31 (Wednesday), the team can spread his salary out over a period of years — which could lessen the luxury tax penalty Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert will have to pay next summer.
November 22, 2017 | 3:00 pm EST Update
Gary Washburn: Kyrie Irving offers his take on the Michael Porter situation and some advice: “It’s tough for any young kid to go through that, especially if they haven’t been through any real injury in his life…. I’m pretty sure NBA scouts have enough on him–or have seen enough of him–to know whether he’s gonna be in the top 3 or 2 [of the draft]…. He’s a 3/4-man who’s able to handle, crazy athletic and can shoot from the outside. He’s a talent.”