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Dan Gilbert plans to meet with David Griffin about new contract, believes team can play with Golden State Warriors

Dan Gilbert plans to meet with David Griffin about new contract, believes team can play with Golden State Warriors
Published On: Tue, Jun 13
Apr 25, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; General view of t-shirts placed on the seats before game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warrior at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert told cleveland.com he would meet with general manager David Griffin "in the next few days" to determine his future with the franchise after crafting a roster that's gone to three consecutive Finals and won it all in 2016.

"I feel good about our talent, our personnel, coaching staff, everything," Gilbert said after the Cavs lost to the Golden State Warriors 129-120 in Game 5 Monday. The Warriors are champs, having beaten the Cavs twice in three seasons.

Griffin, 47, has a contract that is set to expire June 30. He oversaw the highest payroll in the NBA this season at about $128 million, a team that stormed through the Eastern Conference playoffs but lost to a juggernaut Warriors team in the 2017 Finals with the league's last two MVP winners and a core that's set up to stay together for years.

"I think the franchise is strong, especially in the playoffs," Gilbert said. "We ran into a very good team. Little breaks here or there are different, different circumstances, we're right there.

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