Cavs Acquire No. 54 From Hawks, Draft Kay Felder

The Cavaliers, who entered the night without a draft pick, have moved into the second round, buying the No. 54 overall selection from the Hawks, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical (Twitter link), who reports that Cleveland is using the pick to draft Oakland point guard Kay Felder.

According to Sam Amico of (via Twitter), the Cavaliers made an effort to buy the Pistons’ pick at No. 49 in an effort to land Felder there. Cleveland ultimately landed the No. 54 pick for $2.4MM, per Amico.

Charania adds (via Twitter) that LeBron James was a major proponent of the move to get into the draft to select Felder.

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