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    Russian center Sasha Kaun tours Cleveland but yet to reach deal with Cavaliers

    Aug 18, 2015

    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.

    [See As deal remains elusive, Tristan Thompson agent says next season will be his last with Cavaliers]

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