Russian center Sasha Kaun tours Cleveland but yet to reach deal with Cavaliers
Sasha Kaun looks set to join Cleveland's frontcourt of Timofey Mozgov, Anderson Varejao and Tristan Thompson. Photo from

SASHA Kaun has toured Cleveland and reportedly went house hunting, according to sources, although a deal hasn’t been reached with the Cavaliers.

A player on the Russian national basketball team handled in 2012 by now Cavaliers coach David Blatt, Kaun went around Cleveland on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time), according to

The 30-year-old 7-footer, who has played for CSKA Moscow in the European League, could further boost the Cavaliers battery of centers that now has compatriot Timofey Mozgov and Anderson Varejao.

A key player on that frontcourt is 6-foot-9 forward Tristan Thompson, a restricted free agent who has yet to sign a new deal with Cleveland.

Kaun was a member of the 2008 NCAA champion University of Kansas squad and was drafted that year by the Seattle SuperSonics, who traded his rights to the Cavaliers.

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