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Andrew Bynum gets 2-year offer from Cavs — source

FILE - In this March 1 2013 file phoPhiladelphi76ers' Andrew Bynum speaks members mediteam's NBA training facility Philadelphia. A persfamiliar

FILE - In this March 1, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia 76ers' Andrew Bynum speaks to members of the media at the team's NBA training facility in Philadelphia. A person familiar with the visit says the Cleveland Cavaliers are hosting free agent center Andrew Bynum. The 7-foot Bynum, who didn't play one game for Philadelphia last season because of a knee injury, is meeting with team officials Monday, July 8, 2013, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of negotiations. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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CLEVELAND — A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers have offered free-agent center Andrew Bynum a two-year contract.

The Cavs made the offer Monday night, a deal that includes a team option for the second year.

The person who spoke to the Associated Press on Tuesday did so on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the talks. Yahoo! Sports first reported the offer and said it was worth $24 million.

The Cavs are banking on Bynum being healthy. He missed all of last season with knee injuries after the 76ers acquired the 25-year-old last summer from the Los Angeles Lakers in a four-team trade.

Bynum is expected to meet with Atlanta and Dallas before making a decision. Bynum played one season in Los Angeles under Cleveland coach Mike Brown.



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