Cleveland • The Cavaliers have created salary cap space to make sure they have enough to offer LeBron James a maximum contract.
A person familiar with the deals says the Cavs have agreed to trade guard Jarrett Jack, swingman Sergey Karasev and center Tyler Zeller in a three-team deal. The moves are designed to open salary-cap space so they can land James, the most sought after free agent on the market.
The Cavs have agreements with Brooklyn and Boston, the person told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because teams are not permitted to discuss trades until the league's moratorium ends Thursday.