Tristan All Eyes on You

Because of a dominant Eastern Conference run in the spring of 2015, Tristan Thompson and his reps decided he was a max player. The Rich Paul group tried to hold the Cavs hostage until they surveyed the landscape and finally figured out no one was going to leverage their roster so Thompson could get a…

Who Wins The Thompson War? The Cavs Do, Of Course

With the recent report from the Cleveland Plain Dealer that the silence between the Cavs and Tristan Thompson’s people is getting icier by the minute, it makes you wonder who in this chess match money war is going to win. Furthermore, the question has to be asked: at the end of the day, will it…

Tristan Thompson: What’s Next?

Previously, Tristan Thompson said he was going to accept the Cavaliers qualifying offer of $6.8 million and then leave Cleveland next summer. The first part of that threat is a non-starter. Thompson didn’t take the qualifying offer. It expired at midnight last night. Now he sits at home and waits for the phone to ring. He…

Who’s Calling the Shots in Cleveland?

Since he entered the league, LeBron James has snubbed his nose at the status quo at every turn. Whether it be forming his own management team with his childhood buddies, empowering his friends Rich Paul and Maverick Carter, or looking America in the eye and turning his back on the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron has made…

Tristan Thompson Approaching Midnight

It’s almost midnight for Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Will the Cavs add more meat to their five year $80 million offer? Thompson and his representatives are asking for $94 million, the full maximum salary and so far have been met with resistance. Soon, Thompson has to figure out what exactly he is willing…

Bradley Beal and Tristan Thompson: Still Waiting

Not to be overly dramatic, but it may be coming to an end for Bradley Beal in Washington and Tristan Thompson in Cleveland. The cities that drafted them are taking hardline approaches to contract talks that might drive the two lottery picks out of town despite this season being one in which both players may…