|Dec. 27 2:08 PM PT3:08 PM MT4:08 PM CT5:08 PM ET22:08 GMT6:08 AM 北京时间3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST2:08 UAE22:08 CET - The Cleveland Cavaliers saw another Ohio native leave the team when they waived Williams on Monday, two weeks before his contract would have been guaranteed for the season. The move will open a roster spot for the falling Cavaliers, who have dropped 13 of 14 games.
Analysis: Williams averaged 4.0 points and 1.8 rebounds in 15 minutes per game. He made three 3-pointers in Cleveland's loss to Minnesota on Sunday night. A Cleveland native, Williams, whose deal was worth nearly $1 million, started six games and played in 54 last season for the Cavs. He also appeared in three playoff games.
|Sep. 22 6:45 PM PT7:45 PM MT8:45 PM CT9:45 PM ET1:45 GMT9:45 AM 北京时间6:45 PM MST8:45 PM EST5:45 UAE02:45 CET - The Cavaliers have signed Williams to a one-year contract.
Analysis: Williams' contract is worth roughly $1 million, but is not fully guaranteed. He was a restricted free agent and the Cavs extended him a qualifying offer on June 30. Williams spoke with several other teams but decided to stay with his hometown Cavs. The 6-foot-9 forward had a breakout season for the Cavs in 2009-10. He averaged 4.1 points, 1.5 rebounds and 13.7 minutes in 54 games, including six starts. He is expected to compete for a starting job this year.