Kyle Korver Gives Cleveland Cavaliers Perfect Piece for Championship Repeat

January 5th, 2017 by Greg Swartz Leave a reply »

In a move blessed by the basketball gods, Kyle Korver will now be firing catch-and-shoot three-pointers directly from LeBron James.

Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania of The Vertical first reported the Atlanta Hawks would be sending the sharpshooting guard to the Cleveland Cavaliers, giving James and others yet another weapon on the perimeter. The Cavs, in return, are packaging small forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. and a 2019 first-round pick to the Hawks.

With starting shooting guard J.R. Smith sidelined until late March or early April following thumb surgery, Cleveland needed a shooter on the outside to fill his role. With the Hawks middling in Eastern Conference purgatory, their fire sale may just be starting.

After getting swept by the Cavaliers each of the past two postseasons, Korver now joins his former playoff foes in their quest for a championship repeat.


How Korver Fits Cleveland loves shooting the three-ball, and Korver doesn't seem to mind, either.

The Cavaliers rank second in NBA three-point makes (12.9), attempts (33.0) and success rate (39.1 perce ...

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