NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Tristan Thompson, Kevin Durant and More

October 1st, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The NBA offseason is rapidly coming to a close, but the rumor mill is still churning at a solid clip with a fresh slate of games ready to tip off at the end of October. 

Whether it's news regarding restricted free agents still looking to cash in or speculation surrounding the prospects of 2016's most notable free-agent prize, here's a rundown of the latest rumblings from across the Association. 


Thompson, Cavs Still Haggling

Tristan Thompson's contract situation remains unresolved, and it doesn't appear as though the Cleveland Cavaliers are close to agreeing to terms with the big man. 

According to Northeast Ohio Media Group's Chris Haynes, Thompson and his agent, Rich Paul, have been seeking either a three-year, $53 million deal or a five-year, $94 million pact. Both would represent max contracts.

Unfortunately for Thompson, the Cavaliers don't appear intent on meeting those lofty demands. 

"The Cavaliers view both of the offers the same: They aren't interested," Haynes wrote. "However, they are willing to up their five-year, $80 million offer, so ...

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