NBA looking into Patrick McCaw signing

NBA looking into Patrick McCaw signing

NBA looking into Patrick McCaw signing

The NBA is investigating why the Cavs signed, then released former Warrior Patrick McCaw after three games. The deal was non-guaranteed, and the Warriors declined to match the offer sheet. Cleveland had until Monday to decide if they wanted to keep McCaw on their roster and pay him a prorated $3 million for the rest of the season.

The NBA is looking into the circumstances surrounding Patrick McCaw's short-lived stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Patrick McCaw's short stay with Cleveland Cavaliers has raised eyebrows around the National Basketball Association, and the league itself is looking into the matter, according to multiple reports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no details of the probe have been revealed publicly.

As a restricted free agent, the Warriors had the option of matching the Cavs' offer sheet for McCaw, but they chose not to. The New York Times reports the league has granted the request and will perform a formal review of the transactions. McCaw played in just three games for the Cavaliers, scoring five points in 53 minutes.

The Warriors, who weren't interested in McCaw and allowed him to stretch his free agency into the start of the season, now want the league to look into Cleveland's actions.

"The NBA immediately had suspicions that McCaw and the Cavaliers reached an agreement to waive him so he could become an unrestricted free agent", Medina wrote, citing sources.

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