Zydrunas Ilgauskas is heading with LeBron James to the Miami Heat next season. The Miami Herald reported today that the 7 foot 3 Cavs player is expected to sign a 2-year, $2.8 million deal with the Florida team after 12 years in Cleveland. "It was very tough,'' the Lithuanian player said. "I love Cleveland. At the end of the day, I decided that Miami is the best place for me to win a ring.''LeBron welcomed his former teammate to the new team on his Twitter page today, too. "Welcome Big Z...Read Full Story
Zydrunas Ilgauskas is proving there is at least one former Cav who remembers the fans. The big man is headed to Miami, and took out a full-page ad in the Cleveland Plains Dealer thanking the fans.While he says that the choice to play for the Heat wasn't an easy one to make, he ultimately wanted one chance to win an NBA championship. Something that wasn't going to happen in Cleveland.You can see a picture of the ad below:Read Full Story
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Zydrunas Ilgauskas' career with the Cavaliers officially came to an end this week when he decided to sign a two-year contract with the Miami Heat.Ilgauskas leaves as the Cavs franchise's all-time leader in games played (771), rebounds (5,904) and blocks (1,269) and is second in points (10...Read Full Story
Posted by admin on Saturday, October 1, 2011 · Leave a Comment Earlier today to no fanfare, no press conference, just himself talking to a few reporters before the opening of an urgent care center in Cleveland owned by he and his wife.That’s the kind of guy Zydrunas Ilgauskas was in his 15 years in the NBA. Never one to grab the headlines, just the guy to do more than what is asked of him and commit himself to the greater good. He didn’t think of himself first until the final year of his...Read Full Story
The agent for center Zydrunas Ilgauskas believes a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers will be struck by the end of the day."It'll be resolved for sure," agent Herb Rudoy said. "I'm hopeful by this evening it will be done. We're not very far apart. The plan is to try and get him on the plane tomorrow."Cleveland departs Tuesday for a two-game road trip to New Orleans and San Antonio.Rudoy is seeking a contract for just the remainder of this season. Ilgauskas has hinted at retirement, but Rudoy...Read Full Story
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