NBA to review Cavaliers signing, release of Patrick McCaw per Warriors’ request, report says

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The Cavaliers signed McCaw to a two-year offer sheet worth $6 million and the Warriors declined to match.

The NBA will look into the Cavaliers signing and release of Patrick McCaw.

The Cavaliers agreed to a non-guaranteed two-year, $6 million offer sheet with McCaw, who had been a restricted free agent, and the Warriors declined to match. McCaw, however, played in just three games for Cleveland before he was waived Jan. 7.

According to the New York Times, the league will launch a formal review into the matter, per Golden State’s request.

Cleveland could face a fine and lose a future pick depending on the results of the investigation, according to The Mercury News.

McCaw spent his first two seasons with the Warriors, but held out after their most recent championship run. Golden State was vocal about wanting him back but ultimately declined to match Cleveland’s offer.

At least four teams are reportedly interested in signing McCaw, while the Cavaliers may also want to bring him back.

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