The Cleveland Cavaliers are wrapping up their 2012-13 NBA season. The New York Knicks are gearing up for the playoffs. These are two teams headed to totally different directions, and not just for this season.
The Cavaliers are coming off a tough loss against the Miami Heat and now have to go on the road to face another playoff team in the Houston Rockets. There's no time to rest, these guys are going to be running.
LeBron James returns to Cleveland. This isn't as big of a story line as it used to be, but it's still a big deal. The Heat are on a huge winning streak and the Cavs have a chance to stop it. Can they pull off the upset?
The Cleveland Cavaliers will host the New York Knicks tonight at the Q. Will Kyrie Irving play after missing a few games with a sore knee? Will Iman Shumpert show how much better than Dion Waiters he is? Let's find out.
Full trade: Indiana sends Caris LeVert and a 2022 second-round pick via Miami to Cleveland for Ricky Rubio, lottery-protected 2022 first-round pick, 2022 second-round pick via Houston and a 2027 second-round pick via Utah, per sources.