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The Cleveland Cavaliers have a new backup point guard

Jose Calderon (Source AP Images) Jose Calderon (Source AP Images)

Yesterday the Cleveland Cavaliers finalized a deal with journeyman point guard Jose Calderon for 1 year $2.3 million seemingly to back up All-Star Kyrie Irving.

This makes very little sense to me, he has played with four different teams the last four years averaging just over 3 points a game the last the seasons and will be 36-years-old when the 2017-2018 NBA Season tips off. Is this really an upgrade over Deron Williams?

Williams in just 20 minutes  per game for the Cavs averaged over 7 points a game and 3 assist but also shot over 40 percent from 3 point range once he arrived from Dallas and 46 percent from the field.

Look, there aren't a ton of minutes to be had behind Kyrie Irving anyway but I'd much rather give those to Williams over Calderon,  but, I guess the Cavs thought otherwise. 

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