|Sep. 2 6:39 PM PT7:39 PM MT8:39 PM CT9:39 PM ET1:39 GMT9:39 6:39 PM MST8:39 PM EST5:39 UAE (+1)03:3921:39 ET8:39 PM CT0:39 - The Cavaliers made the re-signing of Smith official Wednesday.
Analysis: Smith announced last month that he was returning for a second year with the Cavs, who acquired him last season along with Iman Shumpert in a trade with the New York Knicks. The 11-year veteran made 45 starts for Cleveland, averaging 12.7 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists. Smith initially opted out of his $6.4 million contract for next season before signing a two-year deal that includes a player option for 2016-17.
|Aug. 20 6:06 PM PT7:06 PM MT8:06 PM CT9:06 PM ET1:06 GMT9:06 6:06 PM MST8:06 PM EST5:06 UAE (+1)03:0621:06 ET8:06 PM CT0:06 - A person familiar with the decision says Smith has agreed to re-sign with the Cavaliers.
Analysis: Smith declined his $6.8 million player option following the season. He looked at other teams before deciding to return to Cleveland, said the person who spoke to the Associated Press on Thursday night on condition of anonymity because the contract has not yet been signed.