Kendrick Perkins to Cavaliers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

February 21st, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Longtime NBA center Kendrick Perkins will be signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers once he clears waivers.

Perkins tweeted the news himself on Saturday:

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports initially reported that Perkins and the Utah Jazz agreed to a buyout and that the big man would sign with Cleveland on Monday.

Cavs superstar LeBron James is evidently pleased with the latest, impending transaction:

This is yet another savvy move by Cleveland general manager David Griffin to position James and Co. for their push for a deep playoff run.

Tom Reed of weighed in on Perkins' approaching arrival:

The absence of Anderson Varejao from the lineup has created a void in the Cavs frontcourt. Although the trade to land Timofey Mozgov has been a smash hit, Cleveland was still lacking credible veteran experience on the front line. Perkins provides that in spades.'s Royce Young reports how a lot of suitors were interested in Perkins, who almost reunited with his former Boston coach, Doc Rivers:

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