Cleveland's in talks with Houston on a deal to move Iman Shumpert to Rockets, league sources tell ESPN. https://t.co/Uym4ZfSwMz— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2017
Cavs in market to get draft pick & trade exception for Iman Shumpert, which would free $ to sign Kyle Korver and set up future deals.— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) July 1, 2017
The Cavs are attempting to move Shumpert and save over $10 million. The Cavs are thin on draft picks and getting another, even if it's just a second rounder, helps.
A good enough defender, Shumpert averaged only 7.5 points per game this year. The Cavs' main desire in moving Shumpert appears to be saving money.Back to the Houston Rockets Newsfeed