Tristan Thompson, a restricted free-agent forward, has agreed in principle with Cleveland on a five-year, $82 million contract.
Jon Leuer scored eight of his 11 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 99-87 on Wednesday night.
Mike Conley hit a 3-pointer with 53 seconds remaining, Zach Randolph scored 19 points and the Memphis Grizzlies remained unbeaten in the preseason with an 82-81 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Gerald Green scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter, Dwyane Wade scored with 40.8 seconds left to put Miami up for good and the Heat topped the Washington Wizards 110-105 in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Nicolas Batum had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help the Charlotte Hornets move to 7-0 in the preseason with a 99-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
Already an elite rebounder, Tristan Thompson snatched a long-term contract from the Cavaliers.