The View From Pluto: Cavs Sign Native Son to Long Term Deal

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The exact details of the contract extension have yet to surface, but the deal is reportedly worth four-years for $44.8 million. Nance has a career average of 7.1 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.

According to Cleveland.com, "Nance and the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a four-year contract extension, solidifying him as a franchise building block while the organization attempts to rebuild a championship roster in the post-LeBron era".

Kevin Love led the Cavs with 21 points, while Cedi Osman added 17.

"Let's see how the Cavaliers are this year", he said.

"I felt good", Leonard said.

It was a transitional year for the former UCLA man, who went from first scoring option in Minnesota to third wheel behind James and Kyrie Irving in Cleveland.

Nance is scheduled to share starting center responsibilities with veteran Tristan Thompson this season, with Thompson starting against bigger, stronger players and Nance getting the nod against smaller, more versatile ones.

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Larry Nance Jr.is remaining with the Cavaliers. For instance, Lowe says that the Cavs would have flipped their No. 8 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft in a deal for Charlotte's Kemba Walker, per his league sources.

"You never want to lose a player of his calibre, but that being said we're all very excited to show that we're more than what we've got to show the past couple of years", Nance Jr told BBC Sport.

"The only thing I didn't want was I didn't want to be with a team that was going to tank or not be competitive", Love said.

Nance Jr and co. will be looking to get their season off to the best possible start when they take on the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night. User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.

Although Love played just one season of college hoops at UCLA before entering the 2008 National Basketball Association draft, 10 years later he stands by his decision to turn pro early. I grew up here.

Can he take a step forward? They're not even expecting us to make the playoffs.

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