The NBA off-season is off and running.
Earlier: First, we had a trade between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers, with the Sixers getting the No. 1 overall pick.
Now, we have the three-time defending Eastern Conference champions parting ways with their general manager.
According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Cleveland Cavaliers and general manager David Griffin are parting ways.
Griffin has been with the Cavs since 2010 and has been the team’s GM since 2014.
The Cavs and general manager David Griffin will part ways according to sources
— Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) June 19, 2017
Griffin’s two biggest moves as Cavs GM were signing LeBron James back after he left Miami and trading for Kevin Love.
We’ll update you on this story as it develops.
Update: Here is an official statement from the Cavs.
Statement from Dan Gilbert on allowing the architect of an NBA championship & 3x conference championship team leave pic.twitter.com/RhbceGlhI6
— Daryl Ruiter (@RuiterWrongFAN) June 19, 2017
This has been a crazy week for the NBA.