3 Free Agents the Cavaliers Can Still Sign

David Kaestle
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The Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of a full rebuild following LeBron James' departure to Los Angeles prior to last season. Their roster is comprised of mostly young guys with a few veteran role players as they continue to build toward the future. While their roster is mostly filled out, they still do have some open space to sign additional free agents.

With that in mind, here are three free agents the Cavaliers could add to their roster before the start of training camp.

1. Jamal Crawford

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Jamal Crawford is an aging veteran, but he can still contribute in a number of ways, especially on a young team like the Cavs. Crawford could step in to a mentoring role immediately and be a viable scoring option off the bench for Cleveland's second unit.

2. Lance Thomas

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Lance Thomas, the former Duke product, carved out a nice role for himself with the New York Knicks over the past few seasons. He's a quintessential role player for a team like the Cavs. Thomas is an excellent defender with high basketball IQ and an offensive game that shined when given the opportunity. He could come in and play a similar role to that of Richard Jefferson during the Cavs' NBA Finals runs.

3. Kenneth Faried

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Kenneth Faried saw somewhat of a career revival with the Houston Rockets last season. He is still young and athletic enough to play the uptempo style the Cavs will most likely lean toward. He could be a great fit alongside Larry Nance Jr. to create an athletic and young frontcourt.


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