HoopsHype Chris Grant rumors

August 9, 2012 Updates

Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant had almost convinced himself free agent C.J. Miles would be signing elsewhere. After all, he was being pursued by the Lakers, the Rockets and a few other teams. "I didn't think he was a candidate for us," Grant said Thursday at the Cavaliers luncheon at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven in Lyndhurst. "I thought he would go to a different place. He kept coming back to us. He said, ‘I want to be here.' It's a place he can jump-start his career." News-Herald

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The agent for Los Angeles Lakers All-Star center Andrew Bynum said he has held no discussions with the Cavaliers and doesn’t believe a deal involving his client and Cleveland is imminent. “I’ve had zero conversations with [Cavs General Manager] Chris Grant,” said David Lee, Bynum’s agent. “I would imagine any team involved in this trade would be smart enough to talk to us.” Akron Beacon Journal

July 18, 2012 Updates

The Cavaliers would land Lakers center Andrew Bynum for a package of draft picks and veteran power forward Anderson Varejao, according to one league source. The Lakers would receive Howard for Bynum. Orlando would get Varejao and draft picks. The source said this was merely the framework of a deal being discussed. Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant was in Las Vegas watching summer-league action but made an unplanned return to Cleveland, sources say, and is not expected to return. In the frenzy of anticipating if, when and where Howard might be dealt, such otherwise innocuous events have been enough to inspire massive speculation that a deal is near. The Lakers have engaged both the Rockets and Cavaliers in their attempt to land Howard, sources say, because those two teams have both interest in acquiring Bynum, and have the requisite salary-cap room to accept larger player salaries than they send out in a deal. ESPN.com

Cavaliers GM Chris Grant was in Las Vegas watching summer-league action but made an unplanned return to Cleveland, sources say, and is not expected to return. In the frenzy of anticipating if, when and where Howard might be dealt, such otherwise innocuous events have been enough to inspire massive speculation that a deal is near. ESPN.com

June 29, 2012 Updates

Sam Amico: Cavs likely to extend qualifying offer to Alonzo Gee today. "We'll have to make decisions on other 2 (Erden, Harangody)," says Chris Grant. Twitter

Jason Lloyd: CG said Alonzo Gee is a priority, team will obviously extend qualifying offer. Decisions haven't been made yet on Semih, Harangody Twitter

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Sam Amico: Chris Grant says Cavs looking for backup PG. Have few days before next game (Sunday). Will check waiver wire, D-League, etc. Twitter

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The Cavaliers will make a decision today whether to sign Manny Harris to another 10-day contact. Entering Wednesday's game, they had just six seconds of playing time to critique. Scott said he's familiar enough with Harris' work from last season to make an informed decision. The coach and General Manager Chris Grant were expected to confer late Tuesday or Wednesday. Because of the All-Star break, the shooting guard dressed for just four games in 10 days. Cleveland Plain Dealer

February 23, 2012 Updates

Lakers coach Mike Brown acknowledged his relations with Lakers decision-makers Jerry Buss, Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak are a lot different than he was used to in Cleveland, where he was close with Danny Ferry, Chris Grant and Lance Blanks on a personal and professional level. "The relationship there was really, really tight," Brown said Wednesday. "We never did anything without getting the approval of the other guy. Here, it's a little different. Mitch is the GM, and Jimmy is one of the owners with his dad and whoever else, so they make the personnel decisions. At times they may get my opinion; at times they may not." Orange County Register

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