Solidifying their wing unit, the Cleveland Cavaliers have officially signed Mike Miller and James Jones.
With the addition of LeBron James, the Cavaliers made themselves a hot spot destination for Mike Miller in free agency. Coming off a season where Miller appeared in all 82 games and averaged 7.1 points while shooting 45 percent from three, the shooting forward found himself a ‘hot commodity’ in the off-season.
Ultimately, Miller decided to join the Cavaliers and reunite with former Miami Heat teammate LeBron James, turning down lucrative offers from the Denver Nuggets and Memphis Grizzlies. Miller’s deal with the Cavaliers spans over two seasons for an amount of $5.6 million.
Joining back up with LeBron James, Miller could be thrust into the starting lineup depending on how the Cavaliers handle their roster from this point. If the Cavaliers trade Dion Waiters in the rumored blockbuster Kevin Love trade, Miller could be the lone viable option at shooting guard going forward.
Following in the footsteps of LeBron James, James Jones, former shooting guard for the Heat, has also found a spot on the Cleveland Cavaliers bench. A less talented Mike Miller, Jones will provide the Cavaliers with perimeter shooter, making him the perfect fit alongside Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, and, possibly, Kevin Love.
Last season, James Jones averaged 4.9 points while shooting 51 percent from three. James’ deal is over one year for the veterans minimum.