Here's today's Fear the Newsletter, where we will always try to set you up like Kyrie passing to LeBron off the glass. Or, now, LeBron passing to Kyle Korver for three.
TALK TO ME: So, THE CAVS TRADED FOR KYLE KORVER. It's not yet been made official by the teams, but he himself said so after the game. And all it took it seems is Mike Dunleavy, a future first and (maybe) Mo Williams' contract. Not a bad day's work for David Griffin.
And just imagine LeBron James passing to Korver. This is gonna be fun.
LEGEND HAS IT: Look for the Korver deal to go through today, along with the Cavs maybe arranging a pick swap with the Blazers.Oh, and the Cavs play a game against Anthony Bennett and the Nets as a start of a six game road trip. It's the longest of the Cavs' season and ends Jan. 16 in Oakland.
ALL DUE RESPECT: The Hornets fell just short of coming back to beat the Pistons. Kyle Lowry ended the Jazz and helped the Raptors pick up a needed win. The Spurs absolutely ended the Nuggets, while the James Harden and the Rockets held on against Russell Westbrook and the Thunder for a sixth straight win. Boston and Golden State had the night off.
JOB WELL DONE: Mike Zavagno looks at how Korver is still one of the league's best shooters. Ryan Mourton wrote about Korver's perfect fit in Cleveland. Alex Ralston wrote about what the Cavs gave up to get Korver. The Cavs are also in line to have three All-Star starters.
CROWN: Zach Lowe wrote about Korver's greatness a few years back at Grantland (RIP). The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor explains why this is a great deal for Cleveland. Also about the Ringer, Robert Mays wrote about the Raiders' offensive line needing to great. NYT European correspondent Andrew Keh profiled French NBA prospect Frank Ntilikina. Lastly, this WaPo story about how a company eliminated food waste is fascinating.
That's it for today. Drop your questions, comments and concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll talk to you tomorrow after Cavs-Nets.