Andre Drummond Believes That Cavaliers Situation Has 'worsened' After Pistons Trade

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NBA 2019-20: According to centre Andre Drummond, the Cleveland Cavaliers situation is currently worse than the Detroit Pistons after the NBA Trade Deadline.

Written By Devika Pawar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Cleveland Cavaliers and their head coach John Beilein will be parting ways after a brief and strenuous relationship. According to NBA reports, Beilin and the Cavaliers did not get along after the former Michigan coach called them 'thugs'. Recently, Andre Drummond commented on the Cleveland Cavaliers condition. According to Andre Drummond, the Cavaliers situation is currently worse than the Detroit Pistons after the trade. 

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NBA 2019-20: Andre Drummond thinks that Cavaliers situation has worsened after the trade

According to NBA reports, Andre Drummond has negative opinions about the Cleveland Cavaliers atmosphere. As per NBA sources, Drummond told his Cavaliers teammates that their current situation is worse than when he left the Pistons. Andre Drummond was traded by the Detroit Pistons for John Henson, Brandon Knight and their 2023 second-round pick. Drummond reportedly also added that how he feels about the Cavaliers will play a role in whether he will use his $29 million player option for NBA 2020-21 or not. 

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After this season, Andre Drummond would have left for free agency. It is not revealed if the Pistons traded Andre Drummond because they wanted to trade him or were unwilling to sign his long-term extension. Though the Cavaliers are in the same position, they acquired Drummond for a very little price.

Andre Drummond is a two-time NBA All-Star. He is currently averaging at 17.7 points, 15.8 assists and 1.9 steals per game. 

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NBA 2019-20: Cavaliers head coach Beilein to leave the team

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Cleveland Cavaliers and Beilin discussed a settlement and have decided to part ways after less than one season. JB Bickerstaff will take over as the head coach. The Cavaliers are currently the worst team in the Eastern Conference with a 14-40 win-loss record. The Cavaliers had signed Beilin in a five-year deal last season, hoping that he would help the team move up in the table.

Now, the Cavaliers will have their fourth different head coach in the last two NBA seasons. Prior to LeBron James and Kyrie Irving departing, the Cavaliers reached four back-to-back NBA Finals (NBA 2014-15 to NBA 2017-18) and won the championship in 2016. 

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