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Love staying with Cavs for $110M, 5 yrs.

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(AP) -- Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert promised LeBron James he would do whatever it took financially to surround him with a team capable of ending the city's 51-year championship drought.

On the first day of free agency, Gilbert spent nearly a quarter of a billion dollars to back that up. All without addressing James' contract yet.

The Cavaliers agreed to terms with Kevin Love on a maximum contract of five years and more than $110 million and gave swingman Iman Shumpert a four-year, $40 million deal, two people with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The people requested anonymity because the deals had not been announced.

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