After the Cleveland Cavaliers announced that Andrew Bynum was suspended indefinitely, reports surfaced that they would try to trade the center.  Initially they entered talks with the Lakers about Pau Gasol but since those haven’t worked out they now have a new target.

Shay Marie

The Cleveland Cavaliers entered the weekend focused on three main exit strategies for Andrew Bynum as the Jan. 7 guarantee date on the remaining $6 million of the center’s 2013-14 salary fast approaches Tuesday, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Sources said Utah Jazz veteran swingman Richard Jefferson has emerged as a new trade target for the Cavaliers after ongoing talks with the Los Angeles Lakers on a deal centered around the swap of former teammates Pau Gasol and Bynum remained at an impasse Friday.