Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 10/20/14
And the Cavs have sent out one more media release this afternoon: “CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived forward Josh Selby, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. The Cavaliers roster now stands at 14. Selby played in 11 games for the Canton Charge this season, averaging 15.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 32.9 minutes per games. He also appeared in 10 games for the Memphis Grizzlies this year, averaging 2.0 points in 5.9 minutes per game. Selby was acquired by the Cavs from the Grizzlies via a trade on January 22nd, 2013.” Selby, a one-and-done prospect from Kansas, will turn 22 years old later this month and stands only at 6-foot-2. He had shown some promise in a few games with the Charge, tantalizing some Cleveland fans, but obviously it wasn’t enough for him to be in the long-term organizational plans. With the success of Wayne Ellington and the rest of the current bench, there likely wasn’t any current space on the roster for him as well. Many maintain that Selby — who averaged only 7.9 points, 2.2 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 46.1% efficiency field goal shooting in 20.9 minutes per game in his lone season for the Jayhawks — should have stayed at school at least another year. He was then the 49th pick overall in the 2011 draft by the Grizzlies. He played sparingly in Memphis, totaling just 38 games in 1.5 seasons before the trade to Cleveland. He never appeared in an official game for the Cavaliers. This move now gives the Cavaliers a bit of roster flexibility — such as a possible Greg Oden signing that might not occur until the summer, or something else. The trading deadline has since passed, and disgruntled Omri Casspi also could be bought out/waived/released any day now, so we’ll see if Chris Grant and Co. actually do have any additions in their plans over the final month or so of the season. [Related: Chris Grant and the Cavaliers sit this trade deadline out]
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Mike Pettine considered benching Hoyer for Manziel

Percy Harvin speaks out: 'I'm not a perfect person'

Report: Kobe has prevented Lakers from signing top talent

Red Sox may be ready to move Yoenis Cespedes

Alleged details of War Machine's suicide letter released

Austin Davis says Rams security didn't recognize him

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

LeBron: Bulls are 'much better' than Cavs right now

Redskins to stick with Colt McCoy over Kirk Cousins

Rick Pitino: Louisville will beat FSU in football

Report: Rams considered favorites to move to LA

Kobe to Julius Randle: You’re an idiot if you (expletive) this up

Slava Voynov arrested on D.V. charge, suspended indefinitely

WATCH: Boxer viciously attacks referee at Euro Championships

WATCH: Salvador Perez hassles Lorenzo Cain at media session

Lane Kiffin trashed in Tennessee political ad

WATCH: Lawrence Timmons throws up on field during MNF

10 NBA players who could be traded by the All-Star break

WATCH: Jimbo Fisher gets annoyed, cuts interview short

WATCH: Les Miles has classic reaction to dumb question

WATCH: Tennessee coach tried to trip Ole Miss player?

News station congratulates Gary Payton for breaking TD record

Did Sidney Crosby troll Flyers fans with Halloween costume?

Why Dan Mullen is not leaving Mississippi State

12 amazing stats from Week 7

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Lane Kiffin trashed in political ad

Details of War Machine's suicide letter leaked

Angry Jimbo Fisher cuts off interview

Is Kobe's deal hurting the Lakers?

Tenn. coach tried to trip Ole Miss CB?

GGG continues his reign of terror

The 6 things that mattered this weekend in the premier league

News station congratulates Gary Payton for TD record

Ray Rice could be back by Week 10?

12 amazing stats from Week 7

World Series preview

Favre: I got calls about playing last season

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.