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May 22, 2015 Updates

"Probably this has been my last Euroleague game with CSKA," Sasha Kaun told Championat.com. (...) Kaun a was chosen by the Sonics in the 2008 draft (56th pick) and the Cavaliers acquired his rights in 2010. Gigantes del Basket

March 23, 2015 Updates

A lot of talk in recent days about Sasha Kaun perhaps joining the Cavs next season. If it happens, he’s likely only a fourth or fifth big and right now that seems like a long way from happening. The Cavs haven’t really held any discussions about Kaun since obtaining Timofey Mozgov. One theory being floated is this is Kaun’s way of getting more money out of CSKA Moscow since his contract is up this summer. Stay tuned. Akron Beacon Journal

March 22, 2015 Updates
March 19, 2015 Updates

The Cleveland Cavaliers have Sasha Kaun in their radars for next season. The big man will likely leave CSKA Moscow in July and may land in the NBA where he was selected by the Sonics with the 56th pick of the 2008 Draft (He was the final draft pick in Sonics history, before the franchise moved to Oklahoma City). Sportando

May 23, 2012 Updates

CSKA Moscow's center Alexander Kaun (27 years, 211 cm) will stay in red-blue until the end of 2014-15 season. Kaun turned to red-blue just after his championship season with Kansas University. From that point he played in Euroleague Final Fours three times, won 4 Russian League titles, 2 VTB United League titles and Russian Cup. Sasha finished the previous season as the Euroleague single season (71.2%) and all-time (70.1%) leader in two-point percentage. Sportando

May 22, 2012 Updates

He will be a member of the team for the next three season, something that also apply to Sasha Kaun. His deal is not announced yet, but Russian sources confirmed to Eurohoops.net that the former University of Kansas player and NCAA champion has also signed a new three years contract. As for the official announcement, is just a matter of days, or even hours. It’s obvious that contract negotiations for both players have been finilized, probably before the Euroleague Final Four in Istanbul. EuroHoops.net

November 10, 2010 Updates

CSKA Moscow center Sasha Kaun, whose NBA rights are owned by the Cavs, had successful knee surgery performed by Dr. Richard Parker at the Cleveland Clinic last week and will be out for three months, Cavs General Manager Chris Grant confirmed on Tuesday. Kaun, 25, has not played in the Euroleague this season, though he did take part in the team's Euroleague American tour, including a brief appearance at The Q. The former University of Kansas player will do his rehab in Kansas City. Cleveland Plain Dealer

October 13, 2010 Updates

With a need for post-playing depth on the current roster, did you have any conversations with the Cavaliers this summer about possibly playing in Cleveland this season? Sasha Kaun: There were some conversations, but I don’t think anything will work out this year. I will just wait and see, and hopefully something might work out after this year. Stepien Rules

July 18, 2010 Updates

Cavs 2008 second-round pick Sasha Kaun is not expected to sign a contract with the team for next season, sources said. Kaun, a 7-footer from Kansas, had a breakout season for CSKA Moscow last season. He averaged 9.1 points and 4.6 rebounds in Euroleague games and 12.3 points and 5.4 rebounds in Russian League games. Had he signed, he likely would have been a rotation player next season. Cleveland Plain Dealer

July 14, 2010 Updates

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