Christian Eyenga: Cleveland Cavaliers First Signing Since LeBron James

July 23rd, 2010 by Hardcourt Mayhem Leave a reply »
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The Cleveland Cavaliers have finally got a signing down after LeBron James' decision.

The Cavs tried numerous times to land somebody.

They first tried getting Kyle Lowry, the Houston Rockets' point guard. But unfortunately, the Rockets matched their offer sheet and Lowry accepted to go back to Houston.

Then there was Matt Barnes, who turned it down to play for the Los Angeles Lakers.

But now, the Cavs finally got a post-LeBron signing.

According to the Associated Press, the Cavaliers have signed 2009 NBA Draft pick Christian Eyenga. Eyenga was a swingman from Spain. He skipped his first year in the league to play in Spain to get ready for the NBA. He was selected 30th overall.

Eyenga brings hope to the team and could be the starting small forward or shooting guard.

The 6'5" Eyenga can play both positions and is a great addition to the team. He performed well in the Summer League, averaging 11.4 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.

He also averaged 3.9 points and two rebounds per game when he played in Spain.

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