HoopsHype David Blatt rumors
The Cavaliers are expected to have one of the better teams entered in the Las Vegas Summer League, which starts on July 11. As expected, David Blatt will coach the team. The roster includes current Cavs players Anthony Bennett, Matthew Dellavedova, Carrick Felix, Sergey Karasev and Scotty Hopson. Also on the team are the Cavs’ two draft picks, Kansas swingman Andrew Wiggins (No. 1 overall) and Virginia swingman Joe Harris (33rd overall). The Cavs will play three preliminary round games, all broadcast live on NBA TV, before being seeded in the summer league tournament. Morning Journal
Bob Finnan: Source: #Cavs will keep Jim Boylan on new coach David Blatt's staff. He'll join Tyronn Lue on the coaching staff. Twitter @BobCavsinsider
Diamond Leung: Andrew Bogut on Australian radio doubts LeBron to Cleveland because David Blatt "puts his hardhat on & goes at it." soundcloud.com/sen1116/andrew… Twitter @diamond83
While former Maccabi Tel Aviv coach and Framingham native David Blatt was hired on Friday as coach of the Cavaliers, an NBA source said that hire is not going to attract LeBronJames to consider returning to Cleveland. The source said the Cavaliers would “lose any real chance” at signing James, who has until June 30 to opt out of his contract with the Heat and become a restricted free agent. Boston Globe
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