During his media availability, Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin was predictably asked about Tristan Thompson's ongoing contract negotiations. The answer he said that the negotiations aren't a distraction and that he expects a deal to be worked out.
#Cavs GM David Griffin on Tristan Thompson not being here: "We’re here to win titles...No one take this as a distraction."— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) September 28, 2015
David Griffin says he's committed to working out a deal with Tristan Thompson and adds he believes the power forward wants to come back.— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) September 28, 2015
While not calling it horrible, GM David Griffin said Tristan situation is not ideal. "I would've loved to have been done w/this on July 12."— Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) September 28, 2015
This won't be the last time Thompson, who isn't at media day, will be brought up, so stay tuned.