Cleveland Cavaliers Looking to Trade Kyle Korver

Rex Christensen
July 11, 2018

Former Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving missed a couple of games during the 2015 Eastern Conference Finals. User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

At-the-time teammate and undisputed best player in the world LeBron James was reportedly not a fan of that. Cleveland is likely going to have some more roster turnover before the start of the year, too. That means flipping their current pieces for long-term assets, with Kyle Korver being their most prominent non-Kevin Love trade chip.

Korver is still exactly who it's perceived he is. Not surprisingly, almost 78 percent of his shot attempts (376 of 484) were from beyond the arc.

I hear the Cavs are looking to move Korver. In 2019-2020, he also has a $7.5 million deal with $3.4 million guaranteed.

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James and Irving played together in Cleveland from 2014 to 2017.

I talked to a well-known National Basketball Association executive about what the Cavs will do with their All-Star forward now that LeBron James has signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. He has a contract for $7.5 million this season. That has obviously happened, so Hill is at minimum on the trade block with a 2018-19 salary of $19 million. That said, here's a shortlist of teams that Korver could easily find his way to.

Here's why trading for him, if reasonably possible, is a no-brainer.

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