Cleveland Cavaliers energy ahead Tristan Thompson can be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, and he may need performed his ultimate recreation with the Cavs.
The Cavs–who’re final within the Japanese Convention–are unlikely to play one other recreation because the NBA grapples with how finest to proceed with the season within the occasion the league finds a path to return amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has mentioned on quite a few events he doesn’t anticipate the league to ask the Dubs to play once more this 12 months. Given Cleveland’s present spot within the standings, the identical can primarily be mentioned for the Cavs.
Nonetheless, Thompson has not thought a lot concerning the concept he has performed his ultimate recreation with the workforce. In truth, he has not thought-about it in any respect.
With free company looming, #Cavs F Tristan Thompson mentioned he has not thought-about risk that he is already performed his final recreation for Cleveland.
— Tom Withers (@twithersAP) May 14, 2020
Maybe Thompson ought to give the thought some thought.
The 29-year-old has spent the whole thing of his nine-year profession in Cleveland. However it appears unlikely the Cavs would re-sign Thompson.
Whereas it was beforehand thought Andre Drummond would decline his participant choice, it now seems extra doubtless he’ll accept that choice, which is value greater than $28 million. Thus, the Cavs can have a pair giant salaries in Drummond and Kevin Love, and they won’t have a lot want for one more massive on a multiyear contract.
Plus, the Cavs–who can have a prime choose within the 2020 NBA Draft–may need the choice of choosing a giant man like James Wiseman.
Thompson has been an important contributor throughout his Cavs profession, which features a championship ring. Nonetheless, he may be donning one other jersey subsequent season.
— to cavsnation.com