Report: NBA hasn’t threatened to stop a Cavs-Ilgauskas reunion
An official within the NBA tells The Associated Press the league
has not threatened to stop a potential reunion between the
Cleveland Cavaliers and Lithuania’s Zydrunas Ilgauskas.
The Cavaliers traded their longtime center to Washington last
week in the three-team deal that brought Antawn Jamison to
Cleveland. The Wizards may decide to buy out Ilgauskas, allowing
him to become a free agent.
Los Angeles Times quoted an unnamed source Sunday saying
the NBA had told other teams it wouldn’t let Ilgauskas go back to
the Cavs. However, the official told the AP the league would only
step in if there was proof of an agreement before the trade was
The person was granted anonymity because he was not
authorized to comment publicly about the Ilgauskas situation.