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Remaining Notable Free Agents

Discussion in 'Trades, Free Agency, & the Draft' started by Stark, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. Stark

    Stark Keeping the Faith

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    With Training Camp already underway, and the first tip of the season in less than a month, there are still a few rather notable names still out there that the Cavs could potentially look into.

    Guards

    Gilbert Arenas - 6'4'' - Age: 30
    Leandro Barbosa - 6'3" - Age: 29 - (Signed by Boston)
    Mike Bibby - 6'2'' - Age: 34
    Earl Boykins - 5'5" - Age: 36
    Derrick Byars - 6'7'' - Age: 28
    Baron Davis - 6'3'' - Age: 33
    Derek Fisher - 6'1'' - Age: 38
    Lester Hudson - 6'3'' - Age: 28
    Michael Redd - 6'6'' - Age: 33

    Forwards

    Brian Cardinal - 6'8" - Age: 35
    Mo Evans - 6'5'' - Age: 33
    Ryan Gomes - 6'7'' - Age: 30
    Josh Howard - 6'7'' - Age: 32
    Juwan Howard - 6'9'' - Age: 39
    Kenyon Martin - 6'9" - Age: 34
    Tracy McGrady - 6'8'' - Age: 33
    Troy Murphy - 6'11'' - Age: 32
    Mickael Pietrus - 6'6'' - Age: 30
    Bobby Simmons - 6'6" - Age: 32

    Centers

    Solomon Alabi - 7'1'' - Age: 24 - (Signed with New Orleans)
    Chris Andersen - 6'10'' - Age: 34
    Tony Battie - 6'1'' - Age: 36
    Erick Dampier - 6'11'' - Age: 37
    Ben Wallace - 6'9'' - Age: 38

    The only players I'm personally interested in are Solomon Alabi, Michael Redd, Derek Fisher, and Lester Hudson.
     
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  2. JMcCurry08

    JMcCurry08 NBA Starter

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    I'm honestly surprised Arenas is available. I know he's 30 but if he stays healthy, he could still be one of the best guards in the league
     
  3. KCOTT

    KCOTT OSU Alum

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    maybe Redd could be our next Wes Person
     
  4. wildfan

    wildfan Rookie

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    What about Donte Green is he signed? 6 11 small forward 24. Might be a nice fit for the cavs.
     
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    adam81king Situational Stopper

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    He's someone I always thought could be something good if put in the right situation. I could be wrong, but I think he's currently injured, but was last offered a spot in the Brooklyn Nets camp when he gets healthy enough to compete.
     
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  6. RikSmits

    RikSmits In the Rotation

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    I've watched a lot of Donte Greene in Sacramento.

    I'll start by saying that despite Casspi's clashes with Paul Westphal, Casspi had more minutes and starts than Greene and beat him statistically in most categories (and I'm talking per 36 minutes stats here).

    Green showes flashes of potential that make you drool over him, but he never shows signs of consistency. A likable, easy-going and often smiling person, he just doesn't take basketball serious enough and thinks that effort comes in maximum three minute bursts at a game. One ofseason he heard that he needed more bulk to be able to shit to PF. He came back to camp with 20 lbs of weight (no muscles). He admitted to having had a diet of fat food and it took him 20 games into the season to get into shape.

    Greene always struck me as a guy seeking the highlights reel, instead of making the simple, better play. He's in love with his outside shot even though it isn't that good. Great athletic ability, but he doesn't know how to utilize it due to not quite average BB IQ and a subpar feel for the game, aside from the lack of effort.

    Even if the realization sinks in that he needs to work much harder, I doubt he will be able to put it together enough to be a solid rotation player.
     
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  7. Layne Staley

    Layne Staley In the Rotation

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    I'm surprised a lot of these guys are still unsigned actually...
     
  8. UncleDrew

    UncleDrew Potential Legendary

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    On October 1, 2012, Solomon signed with the New Orleans Hornets
     
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  9. JMcCurry08

    JMcCurry08 NBA Starter

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    Umm Allen Iverson...

    [video=youtube;5vZUDvap8EM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vZUDvap8EM[/video]

    Still cant understand why Rasheed Wallace is in the league but AI isnt
     
  10. MikeOC33

    MikeOC33 Cavs Fanatic

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    I too am surprised some of these guys aren't on someone's roster... I'm not just talking the Cavs... but anyone's. They've gotta be better than some on the end of someone's bench....
     
  11. AuxiliaryPie

    AuxiliaryPie Real Cavs Fan

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  12. Lee

    Lee Established Since 2005

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    That list is only notable if we have a time machine.
     
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  13. wildfan

    wildfan Rookie

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    Quite a few players will be cut soon. Wonder if the Cavs are looking?
     
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    Not sure why, but I could see Ben Wallace signing with the Heat for the vet min.
     
  15. JMcCurry08

    JMcCurry08 NBA Starter

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    Pistons released Terrence Williams and Jonny Flynn today
     
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  16. sunnysideof216

    sunnysideof216 Rookie

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    I wouldn't mind picking up TWill... he couldn't be any worse than Casspi or CJ Miles
     
  17. Cassity14

    Cassity14 Sixth Man

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    I'm really surprised that Johnny Flynn didn't last through Pistons camp. That means they don't view him as an upgrade to Will Bynum. I still think he'd be a big upgrade to Sloan or Pargo. Count me out of wanting Terrence Williams, he just seems like a head case that would only cause chemistry issues.
     
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  18. sgm405

    sgm405 NBA Starter

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    I bet Flynn ends up here...seems like the Cavaliers have liked him for awhile now.
     
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    Phills14 Cleveland Cavaliers Fan Staff Member

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    For all those CDR fans, Chris Douglas Roberts was also waived today.
     
  20. Free Agency God

    Free Agency God Birthing All-Stars

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    The only way that happens is if we release both Pargo and Sloan in addition to one of our big men. It's possible, but both Sloan and Pargo would have to go like I said.
     

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