Found April 09, 2012 on Fox Sports Ohio:
Lester Hudson hasnt always been as aggressive an NBA player as he was this past weekend. In fact, there was a time when the newest Cavaliers guard kind of felt like he should just stay out of the way. I was way too timid, Hudson told FOX Sports Ohio of his previous NBA stint, which lasted a combined 36 games in Boston, Memphis and Washington. He also bounced around the NBA D-League, which is where the Cavs discovered him a couple weeks ago. But he spent most of this season playing in China. When I was in China, I told myself if I ever got another shot (at the NBA), I wasnt going to be timid, Hudson said. I was just going to be me. Hudsons 10-day contract with the Cavs expired Sunday night. Considering he scored 23 points in Fridays win at Toronto, and 26 in Sundays overtime loss in New Jersey, its a safe bet Hudson will finish the season with Cleveland. And that came straight from the mouth of Cavs coach Byron Scott after Sundays game. Hudson buried six 3-pointers -- including...
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