Cavs Beef Up for Playoff Push

0 comments
Cavs Sign Perkins

Cleveland Cavaliers Sign Kendrick Perkins for the Remainder of the Season

With an empty roster spot and the NBA playoffs approaching, the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to make one final move.

On Tuesday, the team announced they were signing veteran big man Kendrick Perkins.

The former NBA champion has not appeared in an NBA game since the 2015-16 season, playing part of the season in the G League with the Canton Charge. Perkins originally returned to the Cavs over the summer, but was cut prior to the season.

With the Playoffs quickly approaching, the move seems eerily similar to the Dahntay Jones signing in each of the last two season. Both Jones and Perkins being proven veterans who could provide leadership off the bench, and the toughness needed to survive the grind of the postseason.

Earlier in the season, Cavaliers’ head coach Tyronn Lue lauded over how Perkins has worked to transform his body in order to get more into game shape. Through 13-regular seasons, Perkins has averaged 5.4-points and 5.8-rebounds per game.

LEAVE A RESPONSE

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

RELATED POSTS

All Eyes on the King

22 Jun 2018

Porter Dropping

21 Jun 2018

D12 to Nets

20 Jun 2018

Beyond Repair

20 Jun 2018

  • Raptors’ Corner

  • Shop

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Featured Video

    Norman Powell Interview Nov 29/17

    BALLnROLL talks to Norman Powell about his time in Israel with Basketball Without Boarders

  • STAY IN TOUCH!

    LATEST POSTS

    JBA Kicks Off
    22 Jun 20180 comments
    De-cyphering the Draft
    22 Jun 20180 comments
    Time for Another Parade
    13 Jun 20180 comments

    LATEST TWEETS

    Read all tweets

    © 2016 BallnRoll

    Web Solutions by: CO4 Computing Inc