Sources: Billy Preston, a former five-star recruit of Kansas, has agreed to join the Cleveland Cavaliers after going undrafted on Thursday night.
The two agreed to terms Saturday after Preston was not selected in Thursday’s draft. He will join the team’s summer league roster.
Preston was a top recruit and McDonald’s All-American in 2017, but he never played a game for the Jayhawks due to eligibility concerns.
Hanlen explained that he’s confident they will be able to get his shot back in time for the start of next season.
It’s unclear how much of a market Favors has beyond Utah and Dallas, and the Mavs might take themselves out of the big man market before Favors even hits it. Incumbent teams should be able to cheap jerseys china retain solid veterans on multiyear deals by offering them a little more than the near-$9 million midlevel.
Utah and Indiana are especially interesting in this regard. Both want to get https://www.nbajerseystobuy.com/ better, and Utah rightfully thinks it is a piece or two away from being really good. The Jazz need to renounce both Derrick Favors and Dante Exum — and ditch their nonguaranteed deals — to open meaningful room, so they might end up staying above the cap, retaining Favors (and Exum) and using the midlevel.
Jones, 23, rushed for 448 yards and four touchdowns last season as a rookie.
He can participate in training camp and the preseason. His regular-season debut can’t come until Week 3, though.
Jake LaMotta Award: This recognizes the team whose odds have taken the biggest dive, though this club can’t use LaMotta’s excuse that it was intentional. Baseball’s first-half Stumbling Bull is the Dodgers, whose title odds have slipped from 14 percent to 8 percent. But this club isn’t about to hit the nightclub circuit. L.A. is showing increasing rage potential with each passing week.