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NBA Rumors 2016: Cedi Osman Joining Cleveland Cavaliers Next Season

The latest NBA Rumors 2016 talk of how Cedi Osman will be joining the Cleveland Cavaliers soon. Osman may join as early as next season if current rumors are to be believed. Osman is also keen to play in the NBA after playing one season in Europe.

Current NBA Rumors 2016 talk of how the Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Osman originally. However, the Wolves acquired Tyus Jones by trading Osman’s rights thereafter. Turkish national Osman is now only 21 years old.

NBA Rumors 2016 report that his present Turkish club Anadolu Efes Istanbul may trade him. He has already played with Dario Saric last season at this club as per ESPN. For those not in the loop, Saric is best known for his stint with the Philadelphia 76ers. Osman has now seen his importance increase after Saric’s departure.

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Osman has reportedly impressed the Cleveland Cavs with his performance. He now has a 53% 3-point percentage on 3.6 attempts in nine season games. He also has a 10.2 point average for each game which has gone up from last season’s 7.9.

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Osman may be an affordable and youthful pick for the Cleveland Cavs. The Cavs will look to trade off Mike Dunleavy since his 2017-18 salary is not guaranteed. Osman may take his place in the next season.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are already over the salary cap this season. They will be looking for more affordable and long term players as they offload a few names. Osman makes for an interesting addition to the roster.

Osman has already proved his skills in major contests. However, he still has a long way to go in terms of overall team play and expertise. Yet, he could be a good future investment for the Cavaliers and his value will only increase with time.

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