After weeks of sitting out because the Cleveland Cavaliers tried to discover a commerce associate, Chris Fedor of The Plain Deal reviews that veteran middle Andre Drummond has agreed to a contract buyout with the Cavs and turn into a free agent.
Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports activities provides that Drummond will take heed to the pitches from the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, and Charlotte Hornets as he decides on his enjoying future.
Whereas the Knicks and Hornets will be capable of give Drummond the highest-paying contract, the Lakers and Clippers are reputable Finals contenders that would entice Drummond to signal with them in hopes of securing a title.
It’s price noting that Drummond, born in New York, is kind of acquainted with the New England space having been raised in Connecticut. Along with Drummond is understood to be shut buddies with Lakers star Anthony Davis and to view potential teammate LeBron James as the best player of all-time.
Per an official press release from Cleveland, Cavs head coach J.B. Bickerstaff would praise Drummond’s professionality and camaraderie regardless of not enjoying since Feb. 12, in addition to his means to maintain the workforce afloat with a excessive degree of play.
A four-time rebounding champion and two-time All-Star, Drummond has averaged 17.5 factors, 13.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists. 1.6 steals and 1.2 blocks per recreation this season however shot a career-low .474 p.c from the sector because of a subpar capturing proportion of .519 inside the restricted space and .437 within the paint (non-restricted space), per NBA.com.