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February 21, 2015 Updates

One more Eyenga story: A couple years ago, after he was traded to the Lakers, I was walking through the parking lot of the Thomas & Mack center in Las Vegas during summer league. The Lakers bus arrived for practice at least 10 minutes earlier and the players were already out on the floor warming up. As I was walking out, a beat up car that was at least 20 years old came speeding through the empty parking lot doing (by my guesstimation) at least 40 mph. Some blonde was driving and who jumps out? A barefoot Eyenga, who obviously missed the team bus and had his shoes slung over his shoulder. “Hey Jason!” he shouted. “Good to see you. Gotta go. I’m late!” That first season post-LeBron is worth a book. But I’m afraid no one would read it. Needless to say, the Cavs have come a long way since then. Talk to you Sunday from New York. Akron Beacon Journal

February 20, 2015 Updates

Brian Windhorst of ESPN on SiriusXM NBA Radio: I think he’d still be there. LeBron definitely wanted to play with Kevin Love, but remember, Wiggins was not mentioned in the LeBron letter. And on July 7th, the Cavs felt like, if they signed LeBron, they would just keep Wiggins, that they wouldn’t trade him for Love. If Love really wanted to play in Cleveland, he could’ve come there as a free agent next summer. By July 10th or 11th, once LeBron had gotten there, all of a sudden, Wiggins was in the deal. So, you can draw your own map from there. People can deny it from now until those guys retire, but I know exactly what happened. I saw the roadmap. If Wiggins had signed with LeBron’s agency, then Wiggins would have been in the letter. If Wiggins would have been having a relationship with LeBron in the weeks leading up to the draft, then it would have been a no-brainer. NBCSports.com

While many prognosticators pegged the Bulls and Cavaliers to meet in the Eastern Conference finals, that may not be their only competition. Both teams will aggressively pursue center Kendrick Perkins when his buyout from the Jazz becomes official, a league source said. In fact, a separate league source said while Clippers coach and basketball operations head Doc Rivers will reach out to the center who started on Rivers' champion Celtics team, Perkins is leaning towards signing with the Bulls or Cavaliers. Chicago Tribune

Memphis has expressed interest in the best free-agent shooter languishing on a couch and remains interested in veteran Ray Allen. The veteran sharpshooter is expected to make a decision soon about whether he’ll return to the NBA this season. Allen has long spurned Memphis’ overtures. He isn’t short on options. Cleveland, the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State, San Antonio, Chicago, Washington and Atlanta are among the contenders that have expressed interest in Allen. Memphis Commercial Appeal

February 19, 2015 Updates

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