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Cup of Cavs for November 19, 2020

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Today’s news and notes.

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Cavs pick Isaac Okoro with No. 5 pick.

The Cleveland Cavaliers made the ‘Perfect Pick’ in the 2020 NBA Draft.

Cavs sign Penn State wing Lamar Stevens to two-way deal. The 6’8” Stevens had some second-round buzz.

The Cavs were aware of Kevin Porter Jr.’s legal troubles in August. General manager Koby Altman said the mission of the organization is to help him and that the selection of Okoro had nothing to do with Porter.

Non-Cavs links

Dennis Schroder was traded to the Lakers in a deal that landed rookie Jaden McDaniels in OKC. Schroder is expected to replace Rajon Rondo.

The Warriors fear that Klay Thompson has suffered a significant right Achilles injury, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports.

The LA Clippers have agreed to acquire Luke Kennard from the Detroit Pistons as part of a three-team trade that includes the Brooklyn Nets. The Clippers will send Landry Shamet to the Nets in exchange for the No. 19 pick, which LA will then send to the Pistons for Kennard. LA will also send Rodney McGruder to the Pistons as part of the deal. In addition, the Clippers also sent the no. 55 pick to the Nets for no. 57.

Ricky Rubio has been traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wolves also acquired No. 25 and No. 28 in exchange for No. 17.

The sign-and-trade deal that was expected to send Bogdan Bogdanovic to Milwaukee is reportedly in jeopardy because Bogdanovic did not agree to sign with the Bucks.

The 76ers are sending Al Horford, a lightly protected 2025 first-round pick and their 2020 second-round pick to the Thunder in exchange for Danny Green and Terrance Ferguson.

The Hawks are reportedly expected to go after Danilo Gallinari and Rajon Rondo when free agency begins.

Seth Curry traded by Dallas Mavericks to Philadelphia 76ers, joins father-in-law Doc Rivers.