Cavs News: Cavaliers Sign Mo Williams to Two-Year Deal Worth $4.3 Million

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Well, it looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers have found their three-point shooter after all.

According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Mo Williams has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth $4.3 million with the Cavaliers. The second year is a player option.

Williams played with the Cavaliers from 2008 until 2011 and was named to his only All-Star team during the 2008-09 season. Williams paired up with LeBron James to lead Cleveland to a franchise single-season record 66 wins during that season.

While his best years are behind him, he remains an effective scoring option off the bench provided he plays limited minutes. In stints with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Charlotte Hornets last season, the veteran guard averaged 14.2 points per game on 39.7 percent from the field and 34.2 percent from beyond the arc. He is a career 13.4 PPG scorer, while shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 37.9 percent from three-point range over his 12-year NBA career.

With the Williams signing, he is now expected to be the primary backup at point guard.

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D.J. Siddiqi is a staff writer for Cavaliers Nation. He has followed the NBA passionately since the 90's and has taken a keen interest in following LeBron James' career since he was drafted with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 draft. Once a critic of LeBron, DJ has grown to admire James as he has evolved from 18-year-old phenom to a four-time MVP and two-time NBA Champion. He looks forward to bringing his knowledge of the game to Cavaliers Nation.