Sources: Tristan Thompson available on the trade market

Forward Tristan Thompson has been a steady presence for the Cavs. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson is available on the market with the Feb. 6 trade deadline approaching, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

Thompson, 28, would be an ideal addition for a number of teams looking to bolster their roster with a defensive and rebounding presence for a serious playoff run, sources said.

Sources said the Cavaliers are in “asset accumulation mode” after a 131-112 loss to Golden State at home on Saturday.

Thompson is having a career year, averaging 11.9 points and 10.4 rebounds.

He is in the last year of a five-year, $82 million deal.

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