Williams To Sign With Cavaliers

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Point guard Deron Williams is expected to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers today since he recently cleared waivers.

Williams, 32, has been in the NBA for 12 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 65 games and averaged 32.4 minutes per game, 14.1 points per game, 2.9 rebounds per game, 5.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, and 0.9 steals per game. He shot 41.4% from the field, 34.4% from 3-point range, and 86.9% from the free throw line.

This season, Williams has played in 40 games and averaged 29.3 minutes per game, 13.1 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game, 6.9 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, and 0.6 steals per game. He is shooting 43.0% from the field, 34.8% from 3-point range, and 82.1% from the free throw line.

Over his 12-year NBA career, Williams has played in 821 games and averaged 34.6 minutes per game, 16.6 points per game, 3.1 rebounds per game, 8.2 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, and 1.0 steal per game. His career shooting percentages are 44.4% from the field, 35.6% from 3-point range, and 82.2% from the free throw line.


-Asher Fair