4:04pm: Click here to read this week’s chat transcript!
3:00pm: Tristan Thompson has still yet to sign for this season, but his camp is already thinking about next summer. That’s when agent Rich Paul reportedly believes he’ll have three teams waiting to give Thompson the max if he’s once more on the market. That scenario would be in place if Thompson signs his qualifying offer, a short-term discount that could turn out to be the most lucrative path for him in the long run, as I explained amid Tuesday’s news. Meanwhile, the Cavs are moving on with other business, with training camp less than three weeks away, officially signing draft-and-stash prospect Sasha Kaun today and, as Zach Links of Hoops Rumors reported Tuesday, agreeing to add D.J. Stephens to the camp roster.
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