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September 27, 2014 Updates

And then, four days after Granger committed to Pat Riley and Erik Spoelstra, James committed to a return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Able to rescind or even restructure his two-year, $4.2 million agreement, Granger kept his commitment. "It's two-fold," he said. "Yeah, I think everybody would like a chance to play with LeBron. But in the same aspect, a guy like me, who's trying to reestablish myself, him leaving isn't a terrible thing for me. It gives me an opportunity to play more, affords to do more of what I used to do. My initial reaction was to come to play with him, but once he left, it still was a good situation for me. "I reassessed a little bit, myself and my agent. But at the point where I was at, it was more about me reestablishing, rather than the money or something like that. I've made a bunch of money. I just want to reestablish myself as the player that I was previously." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Matthew Dellavedova will get the first crack at being Irving's backup - and head coach David Blatt raved about Dellavedova's during summer league. Veteran A.J. Price was added recently to push Dellavedova. But there's another player on the roster hoping to get a chance to run Blatt's offense: Dion Waiters. "I'd love to play point guard," Waiters said during his press conference on Friday. "I would love the opportunity if coach gave me a shot at that, I would love to take on the full commitment to that because I think I could play the one also." Cleveland Plain Dealer

September 26, 2014 Updates

LeBron James: "In the process, I lost some weight. Then, in the process, stories came out I did it because of this juncture in my career. I’m 29 years old, and I can still fly above the rim. I don’t need to lose weight to do that, not at this point in my career. The great thing I got out of it was to see, how can my body transform? So, as I get older in my career, if I need to lose some weight or shed some weight, I know exactly where I can get down to. But it had nothing to do with basketball. But it did make me quicker, so it helps our team." NBCSports.com


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