Cavs targeting a trade for Caris LeVert, per report

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Caris LeVert is among the trade targets of the Cleveland Cavaliers ahead of February 10 deadline, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The Cavs see LeVert as the ideal replacement for Collin Sexton and Ricky Rubio. Both Cleveland guards are out with season-ending injuries.

“The Cavaliers are among interested teams in LeVert, those sources said, as he would provide a combo guard able to handle the ball and playmaker in the season-ending absence of Collin Sexton and Rubio.

The Cavs continue to discuss improving their backcourt, with rival teams showing interest in a package around Ricky Rubio’s expiring deal and draft picks,” Charania reports.

Caris LeVert has been among the top Indiana Pacers players this season, averaging 17 points and four assists per game. Indiana currently is 13th in the East, at 15-25.

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