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July 30, 2015 10:00 PM
Trail Blazers waive C Brendan Haywood
by Elliot Smith |

The Trail Blazers announced Thursday they have waived center Brendan Haywood, whom they just acquired earlier in the week in a trade with the Cavaliers, per 

Haywood averaged 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in 22 games for the Cavaliers last season. 

July 26, 2015 11:00 PM
Trail Blazers, Cavs agree to Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller trade
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

The Trail Blazers acquired center Brendan Haywood and forward Mike Miller from the Cavaliers on Sunday, sourced told Yahoo Sports.

The Blazers will receive two second-round picks from Cleveland. The Cavaliers will gain a $13.35 million trade exception in the deal.

Haywood averaged 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds in 22 games for the Cavaliers last season. Miller averaged 2.1 points and 1.8 rebounds per contest in 52 games.

July 10, 2015 09:46 AM
Cavaliers C Brendan Haywood has no plans to retire
by Marty Gitlin |

Cavaliers veteran center Brendan Haywood has vowed to remain active amid speculation that the team is working feverishly to trade him and his $10.5 million non-guaranteed contract.

Haywood told CineSport that if was planning to retire, he wouldn't be working so hard. He said that he would happy to work out with any interested team and that, despite the recent emphasis on small-ball, teams still need rim protectors. Haywood added that money is no longer an issue in his career.

July 10, 2015 09:55 AM
Report: Spurs talk trade with Cavaliers for C Brendan Haywood
by Marty Gitlin |

The Spurs have been discussing a deal with the Cavaliers that would land them forward Brendan Haywood, a league source had told the San Antonio Express-News.

That would free up cap space for Cleveland and allow the Spurs to shed his $10.5 million contract.

The 35-year-old Haywood has become more valuable for his contract than what he brings on the court. He played in just 22 games for the Cavaliers last season, mostly in garbage time.

July 10, 2015 10:06 AM
Report: Cavs shopping Haywood, draft pick to upgrade roster
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

The Cavaliers are shopping the contract of center Brendan Haywood and their first-round draft pick in next week's draft in order to upgrade their roster, sources told

Haywood has a $10.5 million contract that is not guaranteed for next season, which can be valuable to a team looking to make a dent in their payroll.

The Cavaliers are interested in either gaining a player or a future draft pick in these negotiations, sources said.

June 1, 2015 02:55 PM
Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Kevin Love, J.R. Smith out for Cavaliers
by Shawn Krest |

The Cavaliers are resting four key players against the Celtics on Sunday. 

Kyrie Irving, who had been questionable with a sore hip, will not play in Sunday's game. 

In addition, the Cavs are resting LeBron James, Kevin Love and J.R. Smith. All four players are expected to return to the lineup on Monday. 

Brendan Haywood is also being rested for Sunday's game. 

The Celtics are 10 and a half point favorites at home. 

June 1, 2015 04:30 PM
Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood ruled out of Sunday's game
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Thunder, reports The Plain Dealer.

Haywood said his knee is swollen after banging knees in Friday’s win over the Hornets. In 16 games, he is averaging 1.8 points and 1.6 rebounds.

The Cavaliers are 3 1/2-point underdogs.

June 2, 2015 05:38 AM
Cavaliers C Brendan Haywood sees first action of the season
by Igor Mello |

Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood (foot) made a brief season debut Tuesday night against Portland. Haywood only played the two minutes in the second quarter committing a shooting foul on Damian Lillard. He was pulled for Mike Miller with 15 seconds remaining in the first half. He was held scoreless with no field goal attempts in a 101-82 defeat.

June 2, 2015 05:45 AM
Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood unable to go Thursday
by Chris Cwik |

Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood was unable to go Thursday against the Knicks.

Haywood came into the game considered probable due to a foot injury. He did not see any time during the contest. It's unclear whether Haywood will be available Friday against the Bulls. 

June 2, 2015 06:26 AM
Brendan Haywood says he's fully cleared for training camp
by Igor Mello |

Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood told Comcast SportsNet Northwest that he's been fully cleared by the team's medical staff. Haywood missed last season because of a broken foot. He should be ready for the start of training camp and the season.

"They (the Cavaliers) may be cautious with me but I'm good to go now," Haywood said.

June 2, 2015 06:38 AM
Brendan Haywood possibly ahead of schedule
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

Cavaliers center Brendan Haywood might be able to play during the first half of the 2014-15 season according to The Plain Dealer, as he is in better shape than expected ahead of the start of training camp.

According to the report, the team was concerned their recently-acquired big man might not be able to play until January, if at all, due to foot surgery last season. Haywood missed all of last season as a result of the surgery, but might be able to provide some depth in the backcourt shortly.  

June 2, 2015 07:43 AM
Hornets, Cavaliers announce minor move
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Cavaliers acquired center Brendan Haywood and the draft rights to Dwight Powell from the Hornets for guard Scotty Hopson, the team announced Saturday.

Haywood did not play at all for the Bobcats last year.  

June 1, 2015 10:08 PM
Brendan Haywood unlikely to return
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

Bobcats center Brendan Haywood has yet to play this season due to a fractured foot, and he does not seem to be making much progress. According to the Charlotte Observer, Haywood has yet to be cleared for any weight-bearing basketball activities, casting doubt on whether he will be able to play at any point this season.

Haywood still has one year left on his contract, so the Bobcats probably want to see him avoid any long-term issues as he works his way back. 

June 1, 2015 10:42 PM
Brendan Haywood slowly increasing activities
by Igor Mello |

Bobcats center Brendan Haywood, who is rehabbing from a stress fracture in his left foot, hopes to start playing at some point in the next few weeks, according to the Charlotte Observer on Saturday.

Haywood discovered the injury in the preseason, which has caused him to miss at least the first half of the season. He is currently only limited to jog, shoot, do some light jumping and start weight training with his legs.

"It's not like an (anterior cruciate ligament), where you can double up the work and get back quicker," Haywood said. "You really can't do anything for it."

June 2, 2015 05:40 PM
Brendan Haywood goes under the knife
by Igor Mello |

The Bobcats announced Thursday that center Brendan Haywood underwent surgery on his left foot to reinforce his stress fracture and help it heal, according to Yahoo! Sports.

The surgery is expected to keep Haywood out for at least three months before he has a follow-up CT scan to see his progress.

June 2, 2015 05:52 PM
Brendan Haywood dealing with stress fracture in left foot
by Igor Mello |

Bobcats center Brendan Haywood has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left foot, according to the Charlotte Observer. He is scheduled to have surgery which will keep him out for at least the first 12 weeks of the regular season.

Haywood was limited to 61 games last season because of a similar issue. In fact, he was shut down for the remainder of the 2012-13 season late March because of a stress reaction in his ankle. He averaged only 3.5 points and 4.8 rebounds while logging 19.0 minutes of game action last season.

June 2, 2015 07:20 PM
Haywood done for the year
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Rockets announced Thursday that center Brendan Haywood will be shut down for the rest of ht season, after being diagnosed with a stress reaction in his ankle. Haywood has appeared in just three of the team's last four games as a result of the injury.