Tag : tristan thompson
Tristan Thompson title : NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Seek Tristan Thompson Trade, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Regret Pay Hike Support
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers dominated the Eastern Conference this NBA season. While the team still struggles with on- and off-court issues, it looks like the return of Kevin Love in the roster proved right the idea of LeBron James when they signed him up. Now, the triple threat of Kyrie Irving, Love and King James makes the Cleveland Cavaliers a scary team to face in the NBA finals - a situation soon to be in the hands of either the Golden State Warriors or the San Antonio Spurs. Given the chemistry of the team at the moment, fans started to question a certain decision they made during the offseason: the mammoth contract of Tristan Thompson.
date : Apr 15, 2016 09:06 AM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Eye New Strategy; LeBron James, Tristan Thompson Urge Kevin Love, JR Smith to Play Harder
summary : The disappointing performance of the Cleveland Cavaliers in their game against the Toronto Raptors left fans of the NBA team wondering how the LeBron James squad will turn their season around. The night saw Kevin Love and the rest of his team struggle to make the strategies of David Blatt work. However, something appears to be missing from the once promising squad as the team keeps racking up losses this NBA season.
date : Nov 27, 2015 02:04 PM EST
Kyrie Irving title : Cleveland Cavaliers Rumors: LeBron James Loses Hope on Kyrie Irving's Return; JR Smith, Tristan Thompson Take on Role
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers incurred their second straight loss in the hands of the Detroit Pistons. Garnering a final score of 104-99, the LeBron James failed to utilize the strengths of its NBA stars as well as execute the supposed foolproof strategies of head coach David Blatt. Apart from these concerns, the Cleveland Cavaliers are missing one key player: Kyrie Irving.
date : Nov 20, 2015 02:41 AM EST
Lebron James title : Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James Ends Kevin Love Feud; Tristan Thompson Fills In for Kyrie Irving, JR Smith Loss
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers have vowed that the current NBA season will see them emerge as the champions, beating out every team in the basketball league and dethroning the Golden State Warriors. Prior to the start of the NBA season, LeBron James gathered his teammates including Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, Iman Shumpert, JR Smith and Sasha Kaun to ensure in a voluntary training session in Miami in an effort to boost the Cleveland Cavaliers' chances of winning this time around. While the initial days of the training saw the Cleveland Cavaliers minus Tristan Thompson, the Canadian basketball star eventually bagged a better contract with the basketball team. Hence, it was a relief when the basketball star joined LeBron James and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the practice sessions. It appears, however, that the problems plaguing the promising basketball squad are not stopping anytime soon.
date : Nov 09, 2015 11:57 AM EST
LeBron James title : NBA News and Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Fear LeBron James Loss; Tristan Thompson Joins JR Smith, Iman Shumpert
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers have been obvious favorites over the Golden State Warriors in the recently concluded NBA season. Fans and followers of the Cleveland Cavaliers hold the belief that the said NBA team would have undoubtedly dominated Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson's squad if only all of LeBron James' teammates had been healthy throughout the season - that is, if Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love overcame their injuries. Throughout the NBA offseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers have exhibited such a promising performance. In fact, it was earlier perceived that the biggest obstacle for the Cleveland Cavaliers had only involved the re-signing of Tristan Thompon. It appears, however, that the NBA team will have to contend with bigger problems this coming NBA season as star player LeBron James is still incapable of fully engaging in practices.
date : Oct 26, 2015 03:38 AM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : NBA News & Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Trade Tristan Thompson; LeBron James Backs Off from Contract Talks
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson have been in a stalemate regarding the contract of LeBron James' buddy since the beginning of the NBA offseason. With the Canadian basketball star demanding for a higher pay and the NBA team unable, or unwilling to succumb to the deal, the two parties have been stuck in the negotiating table while the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers players train. As things stand at the moment, Tristan Thompson is at the brink of losing a potentially ludicrous career alongside LeBron James due to the absence of a concrete plan regarding his future. Moreover, the return of Kevin Love in the Cleveland Cavaliers this NBA season might prove to be disastrous in the plans of Tristan Thompson to bag a more expensive deal this year.
date : Oct 21, 2015 12:28 PM EDT
title : NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson Standoff Continues, LeBron James Pressures Cavs to End 'Distraction'
summary : Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James initially said that he was not going to comment about Tristan Thompson’s dispute with the team. Over the weekend, however, the NBA star finally weighed in on the situation and mentioned that both sides should agree on a mutual deal soon.
date : Oct 06, 2015 02:03 AM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : NBA News & Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love Serves As LeBron James Support; Tristan Thompson Out
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers are entering the NBA season this year with quite a bit of uncertainty in the LeBron James squad. With the start of training camp and as the regular NBA season draws nearer, it appears that the Cleveland Cavaliers should make the necessary adjustments in their basketball roster. With the unclear status of Tristan Thompson in the Cleveland Cavaliers, there remains questions on whether or not LeBron James will eventually come to his rescue and help in pressuring the NBA team to give in to the Canadian basketball star's demands. Meanwhile, the Cleveland Cavaliers will reportedly provide Kevin Love more opportunities to exhibit his basketball and leadership skills this NBA season - a decision echoed by LeBron James himself.
date : Oct 02, 2015 09:52 AM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : NBA News & Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Reach Agreement with Tristan Thompson; LeBron James Turn Away from Wingman Dilemma
summary : The drama that saw the Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson at opposite sides of the NBA spectrum might end soon. While no official details have been confirmed by both parties, the rumor mill churned out an interesting piece of information in the past days - that is, Tristan Thompson will reportedly accept a three-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers worth $53 million. Should this rumor be eventually proven to be correct, then it could be said that Tristan Thompson opted to stay with LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love despite the substantial decrease in his target income. Earlier this NBA offseason, the Canadian basketball star demanded a five-year deal worth $94 million.
date : Sep 28, 2015 11:29 AM EDT
Lebron James and Kevin Love title : NBA News & Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers All Set for Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love Return; LeBron James Snub Tristan Thompson Drama
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers have been quite occupied throughout the NBA offseason due to the ongoing concern on the status of Canadian basketball star Tristan Thompson. Ever since the Cleveland Cavaliers began to rely heavily on Tristan Thompson as the second in command to LeBron James, the substitute of Kevin Love has managed to gain clout in the NBA team. Apart from stepping in where Kevin Love left off in the previous NBA season, the basketball community stood dumbfounded by the easy chemistry between LeBron James and Tristan Thompson throughout the games - a pairing that could have seen the Cleveland Cavaliers emerge as champs instead of Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors.
date : Sep 24, 2015 01:47 AM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : NBA News and Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Push Out Tristan Thompson; LeBron James Welcome Nick Minnerath
summary : The journey of Tristan Thompson with the Cleveland Cavaliers appears to be at a standstill, with both sides choosing to stand their ground and attempting to let the other view things through their perspectives. With this current situation, it looks like the NBA team is opting to consider other basketball stars to add to their roster - a move that might make the question of whether or not LeBron James needs Tristan Thompson to help the Cleveland Cavaliers dethrone Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors a moot point. The latest NBA star to join Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love and JR Smith in the Cleveland Cavaliers locker room is Nick Minnerath.
date : Sep 20, 2015 08:02 AM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : Cleveland Cavalier News, Rumors: Norris Cole Trade Fails; Tristan Thompson Value Lowers With Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving Comeback
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers have been actively seeking ways to build a team that could potentially ease the minutes spent by LeBron James in the hardwood. In the previous NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers failed to give sufficient rest time to their star player - a move that many basketball fans believe to be one of the main causes for the victory of the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry's NBA MVP award.
date : Sep 17, 2015 09:48 AM EDT
Washington Wizards title : NBA News: Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal, John Wall Copy Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson, LeBron James issue
summary : The stalemate situation involving the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James' buddy, Tristan Thompson, has been widely reported on since the NBA offseason began. With the Canadian basketball star adamant on his demand of a max contract deal from the NBA team, the Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves in danger of either potentially losing a priced player or going way above their budget and paying a hefty amount in the form of a luxury tax bill. While the public awaits how the situation will unravel, it looks like yet another NBA team face the "Tristan Thompson" dilemma as the Washington Wizards attempt to wiggle their way out of the max contract demand of Bradley Beal.
date : Sep 14, 2015 01:48 AM EDT
Cleveland Cavaliers Kevin Love, Lebron James, Kyrie Irving title : NBA News & Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Welcome Sasha Kaun, D.J. Stephens; LeBron James Surrenders Tristan Thompson To Raptors
summary : Amid the stalemate in the negotiations of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson, the LeBron James team made yet another decision that could potentially spell the departure of the Canadian NBA star from the team. Earlier this week, the Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed Russian basketball star Sasha Kaun into the NBA team. Prior to this announcement, the 6-foot-11 center had been part of the training camp roster of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
date : Sep 12, 2015 02:23 AM EDT
title : NBA Rumors: Tristan Thompson Rejected $80 Million offer, Cleveland Cavaliers Respond
summary : Restricted free agent Tristan Thompson and his agent Rich Paul will not be accepting any deal less than the five-year $94 million max contract they have repeatedly requested from the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, the Cavaliers are appears to be holding their ground as they are only willing to offer Thompson their original $80 million deal.
date : Sep 04, 2015 02:27 AM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Give Up Tristan Thompson; NBA Star Rejects LeBron James Control, Heads to Toronto Raptors
summary : The ongoing discussion between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson throughout the NBA offseason has been the object of speculations among the basketball community. With the Cleveland Cavaliers receiving a very clear call from LeBron James to exert everything in the NBA team's power to sign Tristan Thompson, the Canadian basketball star now holds leverage in the discussions. While making sure that LeBron James is constantly happy has become one of the main goals of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the NBA team still need to consider the salary cap and the budget.
date : Aug 31, 2015 02:18 PM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : Cleveland Cavaliers Rumors: Cavs Slash LeBron James, Kyrie Irving's Minutes, Eye JR Smith, Iman Shumpert as Subs; Possible Trade Tristan Thompson
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers appear to be moving on from the spectacle that is the Tristan Thompson drama. While the NBA team has not provided any official announcement regarding the future of LeBron James' buddy, the Cleveland Cavaliers looks to be making decisions that could ultimately lead to the departure of Tristan Thompson. With no progress on the re-signing of the Canadian player, fans and followers of the Cleveland Cavaliers took notice of the fact that the NBA team has not been anxiously waiting for Tristan Thompson's decision. As of the past weeks, four new players have been added to the NBA team's roster.
date : Aug 25, 2015 12:46 PM EDT
Tristan Thompson title : NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Fail To Follow LeBron James Demand; Tristan Thompson Wants Same Deal As DeAndre Jordan, Kevin Love, Marc Gasol
summary : The future of Tristan Thompson with the Cleveland Cavaliers remain unknown as the NBA star refuses to back down on his demands and the LeBron James team appear to be finding it difficult to give in and keeping to the budget at the same time. The NBA offseason marked the beginning of the negotiations between both parties and up until today, no resolution seems to be in the horizon.
date : Aug 21, 2015 01:20 PM EDT
Lebron James and Kevin Love title : NBA Trade Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers No Longer Interested in Tristan Thompson; LeBron James Thinks Kevin Love Will be NBA All-Star
summary : The future of the Cleveland Cavaliers lineup appears to still be in the balance as the LeBron James-led group struggle to strike an acceptable deal between the NBA team and Tristan Thompson. With Kevin Love already back on board, it remains to be seen whether or not the hold of Thompson on the Cleveland Cavaliers has gotten stronger or weaker. Bearing in mind that it was only when Love incurred an injury during an NBA match against the Boston Celtics last season that Thompson's star started to shine, the Cleveland Cavaliers might no longer be too keen on signing the latter.
date : Aug 18, 2015 01:57 AM EDT
Cleveland Cavaliers Kevin Love, Lebron James, Kyrie Irving title : NBA Trade Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Eye Miami Heat, New York Knicks NBA Stars as LeBron James Backup; Tristan Thompson got 'Significantly less' Salary Offer
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers have been busy building a roster of worthy players that could serve as the support system of LeBron James this upcoming NBA season. While the NBA Finals first runner-ups now have Kevin Love and LeBron James in the bag for next season, one other star's future with the Cleveland Cavaliers remains unknown: Tristan Thompson.
date : Aug 12, 2015 06:07 AM EDT
Lebron James and Stephen Curry title : NBA Trade Rumors: LeBron James Signs With Cleveland Cavaliers, Wants Tristan Thompson, JR Smith and More
summary : LeBron James is no longer a free agent after signing a two-year, $47 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday. But the deal also puts pressure to the Cavs to keep building up the team for its next campaign in the 2015-2016 National Basketball Association (NBA) season.
date : Jul 13, 2015 06:37 AM EDT