Tristan Thompson played 24 minutes against the Hawks on Saturday with 15 points, seven rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block.
Updating a previous item, Anderson Varejao is starting against the Pelicans on Monday.
Tristan Thompson said he's adjusting to his new bench role this season.
Tristan Thompson and the Cavaliers did not come to an agreement on a contract extension Friday, meaning he will become a restricted free agent.
Tristan Thompson had a whopping 12 offensive boards against the Bulls on Friday, adding one defensive rebound, two assists, two blocks and 16 points.
Tristan Thompson and the Cavs are reportedly still far apart on a contract extension, and their unlikely to come to an agreement by Friday's deadline.
Tristan Thompson came off the bench for 20 minutes against the Knicks during a 95-90 loss on Thursday, scoring six points with two rebounds.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are still optimistic about signing Tristan Thompson to a contract extension.
Cavs owner Dan Gilbert said on Wednesday that he wants to extend Tristan Thompson long term.
The Cavs and Tristan Thompson are not close to coming to terms on an extension.
Tristan Thompson will begin the 2014-15 season coming off the bench for the Cavs.
Tristan Thompson had nine points, five rebounds, two steals and zero blocks on 3-of-8 shooting in 17 minutes on Wednesday.
Tristan Thompson came off the bench in Monday's preseason game against the Bulls, scoring 10 points on 4-of-8 shooting with eight rebounds and two blocks in 24 minutes.
Tristan Thompson will come off the bench against the Bulls on Monday.