But perhaps the Cavs are willing to take a smaller step back by dealing Kyle Korver.
I hear the Cavs are looking to move Korver.
Korver is due $7.56 million next season, and $3.44 million of his $7.5 million salary the following season is guaranteed. He’s a great 3-point shooter, but his defense – which tops out as passable in a team concept – becomes a liability when opponents target him the playoffs. At 37, he’s likely to decline further defensive and maybe even lose ability to gain separation as a shooter.
There will never be a better time to trade him for value.
And if the Cavaliers trade Korver, it’ll make it even harder for them to win satisfactorily with Love – which should prompt them to shop Love, too.