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Cup of Cavs for October 20, 2020

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Today’s news and notes.

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Collin Sexton will be doing an AMA at 3 PM EST over at Bleacher Report.

Non-Cavs links

According to Tim Bontemps of ESPN, his sources ”have emphatically said Milwaukee will not look to trade [Giannis] Antetokounmpo if he passes on the extension.” As opposed to trading the MVP, the Bucks “will try to improve their roster and use the next year to show Antetokounmpo why he should stay” in that scenario.

An unnamed NBA executive said that Victor Oladipo is “looking for a max deal” this offseason, according to Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report.

Rudy Gobert recently played 2-on-2 with European prospects Victor Wembanyama and Maxime Raynaud, as well as Celtics big man Vincent Poirier. Wembanyama could be a generational talent. The French center caught the eye of NBA scouts before the pandemic as a 7’2” guy who can defend, handle the ball, and shoot from range.

Amare Stoudemire will reportedly re-sign with Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Kawhi Leonard “privately has clamored” for the Clippers to upgrade their point guard position.