The Cleveland Cavaliers' pursuit of Charlotte Hornets p…

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ pursuit of Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker has reportedly slowed down considerably. Although rumblings surfaced prior to the NBA draft that Cleveland was interested in trading for Walker, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst told ESPN Cleveland on Thursday it doesn’t look like the Hornets floor general will be donning wine and gold in the near future. “I think that door has closed,” he said.

More on Kemba Walker to Cavs?

The Cavs have reportedly pursued a deal for Kemba Walker to bolster their pitch to James, but might they be able to swing a deal for Leonard instead? They might have a better shot than anyone in the West, but they’d be hard-pressed to compete with the kind of packages that teams like Boston and Philadelphia could put forth. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the Cavs have inquired about Leonard but there is no traction on a possible deal. The Spurs have told teams to put forth offers without any indication of what might come next.
Cleveland has in fact inquired about Kawhi Leonard's availability from the Spurs, among others, and league sources suggested Charlotte's Kemba Walker could be in play for the Cavs.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Cleveland is staying persistent in trying to construct a Kemba Walker deal, but there remains no traction there, league sources tell ESPN. MIchael Jordan isn't easily parting with Walker.
Storyline: Kemba Walker to Cavs?
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