Found November 25, 2011 on Cavaliers Locker:
The Cleveland Cavaliers dealt for 23-year old Omri Casspi on the day before the lockout with the idea of starting him at small forward in 2011-12.  Casspi played in 71 games (27 starts) for the Kings last year and he averaged 24.0 minutes, 8.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game.  He has now played in 148 games (58 starts) in his first two years in the NBA and he is averaging 24.5 minutes, 9.5 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game.  24-year old Alonzo Gee will also likely get some minutes at small forward and maybe even some at shooting guard this year.  Gee played in 56 games (34 starts) for the Wizards, Spurs and Cavaliers last year and he averaged 20.0 minutes, 5.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game.  He has now played in 67 games (36 starts) in his first two years in the NBA and he is averaging 19.4 minutes, 6.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game.  It looks like Gee has finally found a team that he will stick with for a while.  22-year old C...

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