The Cleveland Cavaliers have been involved in a wealth of trade rumors as the 2013 NBA draft rapidly approaches, the latest of which says the Cavs are talking about shipping C.J. Miles to the Brooklyn Nets for the No. 22 overall pick in the draft.
The Miles and No. 22 overall swap was first reported by Stefan Bondy of The New York Daily News via Twitter:
Speculation was rampant earlier in the offseason that the Cavaliers were going to let Miles slip into free agency. That no longer appears to be the case, otherwise why would the Nets not wait and scoop him up on the free-agent market? Perhaps the Cavaliers are having second thoughts and may keep Miles under contract after all.
Miles averaged just north of 11 points per game last season and is a nice rotational piece that can be used either at guard or forward. The Nets reportedly being interested in parting with a first-round pick for his services speaks volumes to how the organization feels about his play on the court.
This one is still in the early stages, even as rumors go. Still, as draft night approaches Thursday it’s one to keep an eye on, as is the case when any first-round pick is apparently on the table.
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