Rumor: Collin Sexton Would Replace Damian Lillard For Blazers


There's been a lot of noise about Damian Lillard's future with the Portland Trail Blazers. Although Lillard has attempted to quiet the rumors, Blazers management is already discussing a point guard replacement if Lillard does indeed force his way out of the Pacific Northwest.

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton is being called "very available" according to The Athletic's Cleveland insider Jason Lloyd. 

Lloyd says multiple sources around the league have told him that the Cavs will not be offering Sexton a max extension this offseason, and are instead making him eminently available in trades. 

Cleveland will already have to spend big to keep restricted free agent center Jarrett Allen this offseason, and shelling out two $100 Million dollar-plus contracts is not really in their plans.

Sexton has improved his scoring in each of his 3 seasons in the NBA, finishing this past season averaging more than 24 points per game on 47.5% shooting. 

As for the Trail Blazers, they are indeed keeping a close eye on Sexton's trade market, despite Lillard's claims that he hasn't made any trade demands, yet

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