The Cavs have reportedly spent the summer flirting with the idea of adding Sasha Kaun to their roster. According to David Pick of Real GM, who is the "Woj" of all things overseas basketball, they have now come to an agreement.
Source: Cavaliers, Sasha Kaun to sign two-season agreement.— David Pick (@IAmDPick) August 22, 2015
Terms of the agreement are not yet known, but it will most likely be for the veterans minimum.
Kaun, who has played with CSKA Moscow since the 2008-2009 season, averaged a career high 9.9 points, and was near his careers bests with 4.5 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 20.1 minutes per game last season.
Knowing what to expect at an NBA level will be tough, but after stocking Kendrick Perkins and Brendan Haywood at the five last year, the Cavs figure to have some sort of an upgrade. People I spoke to at Las Vegas Summer League mentioned that Kaun has struggled previously with knee injuries and just recently found consistent health the last few years.
He figures to slot fourth or fifth in the Cavs rotation of bigs with Timofey Mozgov, Tristan Thompson, and Kevin Love getting the vast majority of the work, and Anderson Varejao dealing with what has historically been a career ending, or altering, injury.