LeBron James was asked on Tuesday if he expects restricted FA Tristan Thompson to re-sign with the Cavs, to which he replied, "Yeah of course he will."
Tristan Thompson and the Cavs are currently not making any progress toward a new contract.
Cavaliers general manager David Griffin still expects to re-sign Tristan Thompson, but he currently doesn't have a timetable to get a deal done.
The Cavaliers and restricted free agent Tristan Thompson have still not reached an agreement, but continue to talk, according to Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com.
The Cavs and Tristan Thompson are reportedly not far from coming to terms on a deal, and there is no animosity between the two parties.
Tristan Thompson and the Cavaliers have yet to come to an agreement on contract figures after reportedly coming close on Wednesday.
The Cavs and Tristan Thompson are nearing a deal worth $80 million.
The Cavs have extended a qualifying contract offer to Tristan Thompson, making him a restricted free agent.
Tristan Thompson is in search of a contract worth at least $13M annually, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst.
Cavs' GM David Griffin said that he fully intends to retain Tristan Thompson as a restricted free agent this offseason.
Tristan Thompson will be a restricted free agent when the offseason hits, and he will be looking to secure a maximum level deal, according to Brian Windhorst of ESPN.
Tristan Thompson was a force in Sunday's Game 5 loss to the Warriors on Sunday, scoring 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting (7-of-10 FTs) with 10 rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 40 minutes.
Tristan Thompson's agent has let it be known that his client wants close to a max deal this summer.
Tristan Thompson made 6-of-10 from the field for 12 points with 13 rebounds and one block in 38 minutes against the Warriors on Thursday during a Game 4 loss.