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The Cavs Are Reportedly Trading For A Former College Basketball Star

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The Cleveland Cavaliers have had to reshuffle their roster this offseason, starting with LeBron James leaving for Los Angeles. They made another move today.

Cleveland, which appears to be building for the future around Kevin Love and rookie point guard Collin Sexton, is reportedly close to acquiring Los Angeles Clippers forward Sam Dekker.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news.

The Cavs would be Dekker's third team in four years. The former Wisconsin star was a first-round pick of the Houston Rockets in 2015.

Dekker played his first two seasons in Houston before moving to LA in the Chris Paul trade last summer. He was a rotation piece for the Clippers this past season.

In 73 games (one start), Dekker averaged 4.2 points and 2.4 rebounds in 12.1 minutes per game. He averaged 6.5 points per contest for the Rockets in 2016-17.

Dekker will have a chance to potentially earn more minutes in Cleveland. It has been a big offseason for him, as he married ESPN sideline reporter Olivia Harlan earlier this summer.