Join Locked on Cavs, Fear the Sword over on Discord to talk Cavs whenever! Submit your mailbag questions for the Fear the Sword staff to answer here. Darius Garland (9:45 AM) and Kevin Love (11:30 AM) will speak to the media today. The Cleveland Cavaliers have the answers to fill the void left by Tristan Thompson’s exit. The Rockets have acquired John Wall and a 2023 first-round pick in a trade sending Russell Westbrook to the Wizards. The Rockets reportedly “do not envision a scenario where Harden would be traded before the opener.” LiAngelo Ball has reportedly agreed to a training camp contract with the Pistons. Mario Hezonja is unlikely to make the final roster in Memphis. He’s not even expected to join the team at camp, which is pretty telling. According to Wolves beat reporter Dane Moore, a suspension for Malik Beasley is “likely.” LeBron James and the Lakers have agreed to a two-year, $85M contract extension. Nuggets coach Mike Malone hasn’t decided which players will start alongside Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic. Bojan Bogdanovic said Tuesday that he’s not sure if he’ll be ready for the start of the season after recovering from right wrist surgery. The Clippers are waiving center Joakim Noah and he’s likely going to retire from basketball.