The Cleveland Cavaliers will sign 13-year NBA veteran Kendrick Perkins with their last list spot for the playoffs, class sources told ESPN.
Cleveland will sign Perkins on Wednesday, the last day of the customary season, similarly as it did in 2016 when protect Dahntay Jones was included, and in 2017 when both Jones and focus Edy Tavares were included for the Cavs’ playoff run.
Perkins was an individual from the Cavs group that made the 2015 NBA Finals and was back with them for preparing camp this fall, before being discharged amid the preseason. He had influence of the season for the Canton Charge, the Cavs’ G League member.
Perkins, 33, won a title with the Boston Celtics in 2008 and was a piece of three different Finals groups in Boston, Oklahoma City and Cleveland.
His last NBA activity came amid the 2015-16 season, when he arrived at the midpoint of 2.8 focuses and 3.5 bounce back for the New Orleans Pelicans in 37 recreations.
The Cavs are including Perkins more for the veteran authority he can give to the Cavs’ locker room, and less for his on-court commitments, class sources told ESPN.