Perkins was waived by the Cavaliers on Tuesday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Perkins' team option for the 2018-19 season was picked up in late June in case salary filler was needed for a trade, but with free agency coming to a close, the Cavaliers no longer have a need for the veteran. Chances are Perkins' time in the NBA is done, especially since the Cavaliers are shifting towards building for the future.
The Cavaliers will exercise Perkins' $2.5 million team option for the 2018-19 season, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports. This decision was made to give the team a potential added contract to put in a trade this offseason. Perkins likely won't see much action if he does stay with the Cavaliers next season, as he didn't appear at all in the postseason.
Perkins signed a contract with the Cavaliers on Monday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. After being waived by the Cavaliers following the preseason, Perkins spent some time in the G-League this year, but will now get the chance to get called back up to the NBA ahead of the upcoming postseason run. Perkins, a 13-year NBA veteran, will provide some leadership and experience in the playoffs as a member of the Cavaliers, but likely won't see the court in a competitive contest. Perkins is not on the fantasy radar.
Perkins has retired from the G-League, where he was playing for the Canton Charge, Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reports. Perkins' next career move is uncertain, but rumors were swirling about on Thursday's trade deadline that he could be looking at an NBA comeback. That said, even if that's the case, it seems unlikely he'd be fantasy relevant.
The Cavaliers waived Perkins on Saturday to finalize their 15-man roster, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Perkins reportedly showed up to camp in terrific shape, but a loaded roster left him as the odd-man out. If interested, the veteran big man will likely be able to find a landing spot with another team. He averaged 4.0 points and 3.7 boards across 12.1 minutes in three exhibition games for the Cavs.
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