Cavs Exercise Options On Irving, Thompson

October 19 2012 at 1:47pm CDT By Luke Adams

The Cavaliers have officially picked up their 2013/14 options on Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson, the team announced today in a press release. Both Irving and Thompson are currently heading into their sophomore seasons, so the Cavs will have an additional team option on both players in 2014/15.

Considering both Irving and Thompson were top-five picks in 2011, with Irving earning Rookie of the Year honors last season, exercising their third-year options was a formality for the Cavs. Irving is now slated to make a guaranteed $5.61MM in 2013/14, while Thompson will earn about $4.06MM.

Be sure to check out Hoops Rumors' option tracker to follow which rookie-scale players have had their 2013/14 options picked up so far this offseason.

One thought on “Cavs Exercise Options On Irving, Thompson

  1. Don’t like Thompson really, but Irving makes up for his lack of offense. Cha goes Irving Valucunas and they’re really working with success. Lowry will make TOR competitive in ’14 after Calderon brings a 1st from a desperate 6th seed.

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