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Cup of Cavs for Feb. 6, 2019: Pour one out for John Wall

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NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Washington Wizards Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Here is your Cup of Cavs for Wednesday, Feb. 6. We’d still love your feedback, so let us know below or shoot me an email at christopherwmanning@gmail.com with your thoughts.

Take of the day

The John Wall news is brutal. Jokes will be made about his contract and how screwed the Wizards are. But think about Wall the person for a second — this is absolutely gutting. He has to know that, no matter how hard he works at his rehab or how well it goes, he may never be the same player, with that game-changing speed, again. You cant help but feel for Wall in that regard. And it makes the Kyrie Irving-John Wall debates feel so, so far away.

Here’s hoping Wall can get better. He was awesome at his peak, and dunks like this are proof. Maybe he can get better, as his friend DeMarcus Cousins seems to have. The two have already talked at least. Here’s hoping.

Also, consider this and never, ever be annoyed at players for getting paid:

ICYMI — news and notes from yesterday

John Wall suffered a ruptured Achilles after slipping in his home

Alec Burks might be flipped to the Rockets

Marc Gasol might be on his way to Charlotte

The Lakers are waiting for a counteroffer

Anthony Davis might play Wednesday, which seems weird

Orlando’s Mo Bamba is going to be out for a while

Here’s everyone participating in the All-Star weekend festivities

Teams have called the Wolves trying to acquire Andrew Wiggins for ‘pennies on the dollar’

A lot of info on the Kristaps trade from Marc Stein

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