Mar 30, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson (13) grabs a rebound in the fourth quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers extending Tristan Thompson is 'dangerous'

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Once the season ends, the Cleveland Cavaliers will have plenty of decisions to make.

One of them involves the future of power forward Tristan Thompson, who will be a restricted free agent, and whether or not they should sign him to an extension.

According to Brian Windhorst of, extending Thompson is “dangerous.”

 I think what could happen there is very dangerous. I almost think they should absolutely not extend him. They should let it play out. I think he is what he is. On a good team, he’s not your starter. I think, he’s you first big off the bench. Maybe you finish games with him. I kind of feel the same way about Spencer Hawes, to be honest with you. It’s really dangerous. What do you do there?

I know Tristan has dreams of getting what Derrick Favors got [four years, $49 million]. I think that’s insane money for him. I think Tristan’s much better off getting paid $6 or $7 million a year, but he’s never going to agree to that.

Thompson is averaging 11.7 points and 9.2 rebounds per game this season.

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