Latest Jarrett Allen News

AP source: Cavs getting Markkanen from Bulls in 3-way trade

Aug. 27, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lauri Markkanen was in search of a new team. The Cavaliers needed to add another outside shooter. They found each other. The Cavaliers have agreed to acquire Markkanen, a restricted free agent forward from Chicago, in a three-way...

Kupchak: Hornets' focus is on developing a young center

Aug. 10, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — General manager Mitch Kupchak knows the Charlotte Hornets haven’t found a long-term answer at center yet. But he’s not necessarily worried. Kupchak said the plan is to develop the team’s three young centers in hopes that...

Allen signs 5-year, $100 million contract with Cavaliers

Aug. 06, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — When they traded for Jarrett Allen, the Cavaliers knew they were getting a quality player. He quickly became much more than that. The Cavs signed Allen to a five-year, $100 million contract on Friday, securing the 23-year-old center...

Rubio's trade to Cavs official as he drops 38 in loss to US

Aug. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ricky Rubio's Olympics ended on the same day his time with the Cavaliers began. The veteran point guard was acquired in a trade with Minnesota that was finalized on Tuesday, filling one of the Cavs' biggest needs. Cleveland sent...

Kyle Lowry, Chris Paul move quickly in NBA free agency

Aug. 03, 2021 06:34 AM EDT

Point guards got big money to open the NBA's free agency period. Kyle Lowry is headed to the Miami Heat, Lonzo Ball is on his way to the Chicago Bulls, while Phoenix's Chris Paul and Utah's Mike Conley landed lucrative deals to remain with their current teams. The...

AP source: Allen, Cavs agree to $100 million, 5-year deal

Aug. 02, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jarrett Allen is staying as the Cavaliers' main man in the middle. One of the NBA's most promising young centers, Allen agreed to a $100 million, five-year contract to remain with Cleveland on Monday as free agency opened, a person familiar with the...

Cavaliers finally get acquainted with No. 3 pick Evan Mobley

Jul. 30, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Evan Mobley didn’t visit Cleveland or hold a private workout for the Cavaliers before the NBA draft. The Southern California center did, however, expect to be selected by them with the No. 3 overall pick. “I’ve done a...

Cavaliers hang on to No. 3 pick, select versatile big Mobley

Jul. 30, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Evan Mobley has set a lofty goal for his rookie season — All-Star. “I'm trying to get everything,” he said. No wonder the Cavaliers love him. Desperate to add a player capable of rocketing them back into...

Cunningham headlines list of top prospects in NBA draft

Jul. 28, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

Cade Cunningham spent years honing his game for a shot at becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. The Oklahoma State one-and-done star could accomplish that goal Thursday night as the headliner of a class that includes scorers, playmakers and potentially elite...

Cavaliers extend qualifying offer to C Jarrett Allen

Jul. 23, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers extended a qualifying offer Friday to center Jarrett Allen, making him a restricted free agent. The team had until Aug. 1 to make the offer to Allen, a 23-year-old acquired last season in a trade from Brooklyn and viewed as one of...