Collin Sexton Rumors

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Collin Sexton
Collin Sexton
Position: G
Born: 01/04/99
Height: 6-2 / 1.88
Weight:185 lbs. / 83.9 kg.
Salary: $4,771,080
“I think he’d be great for the future, but, I don’t even know if he wants it,” Love said. “He knows that I have his back and I think a lot of the guys have his back.” Nance said: “I think we’ve made pretty awesome strides and I think everyone would kind of agree with that, that we’ve made awesome strides. I’m a Larry Drew fan.” And Sexton: “He’s done a tremendous job with us.” The Cavs’ front office would agree. This team, with a massive amount of injuries and a roster that is sure to change dramatically over the next two years, hung together and improved under Drew. He’ll surely be thanked for his efforts, and, he’ll receive the buyout he publicly shamed the organization into giving him when Tyronn Lue was fired and Drew was named his replacement.
So after all the watching, all the work behind the scenes, and all the wondering when he might just get the chance to get back to wearing a uniform and bouncing a ball, instead of looking at someone else do it, Knight wasn’t asking for much when he joined the Cavs. Knight, now 27, wasn’t demanding to start, even though he knew he was headed to one of the NBA’s worst teams. Nor was he thinking of mentoring the Cavs’ rookie starter, Collin Sexton. Not that he was opposed to either, it’s just, well, Knight needed the chance to restart his own career before he could ask more of the Cavs or help someone else get his career on track. What’s happened, then, is fairly remarkable. Knight’s been able to do it all.
But Knight can help Sexton (and has) in another way. Knight, like Sexton is now, was a 20-year-old starter as a rookie. The life and the pressure Sexton feels now, the mistakes he makes now, Knight felt it and made them when he was Sexton’s age. “I don’t know what the process was before I got here … I do know since I’ve gotten here I try to talk to him as much as I can,” Knight said. “I see myself a lot in him as a young guard having vets around me, having to learn when to score and when not to score, trying to use my speed but also trying to slow down. There’s a lot of things I had to deal with. So when I see him do certain things I’m like, ‘Man, I used to do that.’ ”