Cleveland Cavaliers agree to deal with Russian center Sasha Kaun, according to report
Sasha Kaun joins a Cavaliers frontline featuring Timofey Mozgov and Anderson Varejao. Photo from

THE Cleveland Cavaliers look set to boost their frontline, agreeing to a contract with Russian center Sasha Kaun, according to sources.

Kaun, who recently played for CSKA Moscow in the Euroleague, will be joining the Cavs on a two-year deal, according to ESPN.

The deal reunites Kaun with coach David Blatt, who handled the Russian national team in 2012.

[See Russian center Sasha Kaun tours Cleveland]

The 30-year-old 7-footer played for Kansas and was part of the 2008 champion team before being drafted in the second round that year by the Seattle SuperSonics, who traded his rights to Cleveland. 

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