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January 9, 2019, 10:59 pm

Reports: NBA reviewing Cavs' signing of McCaw

The NBA is sounding into the circumstances encompassing Cleveland's decision to sign Patrick McCaw to an offering expanse and then waive him after three games, according to aggregate reports. The Golden State Warriors accordingly petitioned the reappraisal.

Reports: NBA reviewing Cavs' signing of McCaw
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The NBA is sounding into the circumstances encompassing Patrick McCaw's abbreviated stretch with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to aggregate reports.

A individual with cognition of the state of affairs told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the conference has open a reappraisal at the petition of the Golden State Warriors, the team with which McCaw exhausted the former two seasons. The individual wheel spoke on status of namelessness because no details of the investigation have been discovered publicly.

The New York Times archetypal according that the NBA was reappraisaling the matter. It's unclear how long the conference's reappraisal will take, or what -- if thing -- the Warriors are seeking.

The Warriors held McCaw's rights as a circumscribed free agent, then elective not to lucifer the two-year, $6 cardinal offering expanse he autographed Dec. 28 with the Cavaliers -- with the potential luxury-tax ramifications among the many factors in their thinking.

Speaking Tuesday before Golden State's game with New York, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he wasn't aware that his team was involved in the reappraisal of the McCaw matter.

"I've got enough to worry about,'' Kerr said, before adding, "The whole thing was kind of strange. I don't know that there's been a totally nonguaranteed offering expanse before.''

McCaw played three games with the Cavs, who waived him Sunday and did so before his contract would have been guaranteed for the remainder of this season. McCaw is set to clear waivers Wednesday and become an uncircumscribed free agent.

McCaw averaged 4.0 points in 128 regular-season appearances with the Warriors in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. He scored 5 total points in the three appearances with the Cavaliers.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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