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Cavs Sign Veteran Forward James Jones

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Free-agent small forward James Jones will sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Cleveland Cavaliers beat writer Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal.

It’s a one-year, $1.4 million contract worth the veteran’s minimum, sources told Lloyd. 

{adinserter 2} Jones will become the second former Miami Heat player and ex-teammate of LeBron James to sign with Cleveland this week. Free-agent shooting guard Mike Miller reached a deal with join the Cavs on Tuesday.

Jones, 33, averaged 4.9 points last season in limited playing time. Known for being an excellent spot-up shooter and a career 40 percent from 3-point range, Jones will provide the Cavs depth.

Jones was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in 2003 and has played for the Pacers, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trailblazers and Miami Heat in his 11-year NBA career.

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