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Daniel Gibson is in the last year of his contract, and it just doesn't make much sense for the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him.
They don't have much depth behind Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters, and Gibson's ability to play minutes at both positions makes him an attractive candidate to play the role of a sixth man. He also gives the team another perimeter shooter, and it doesn't have many of those.
Plus, Steve Kyler's evidence isn't all that compelling in this instance:
The Cavs deny that they are “shopping” Daniel Gibson, but more than a few team sources say their club has had some level of contact regarding Gibson throughout the summer. With draft pick Dion Waiters expected to join super sophomore Kyrie Irving in the Cavs backcourt there may not be much of a role for Gibson and several teams have tried to engage Cleveland on a deal.
As Kyler later points out, the Cavs might be interested in getting a draft pick given that Gibson could walk next season. That makes a lot of sense, but it also presupposes the organization isn't interested in keeping Gibson around at a lower price.
More importantly, Cleveland could actually be half-way decent this season. Therefore, parting ways with valuable depth might not be worth yet another draft pick. Besides, it's not like they're going to get a lottery pick for this guy.