Cleveland Cavaliers Waive Baron Davis

Thursday December 15th, 2011

The Cleveland Cavaliers have waived guard Baron Davis via the NBA amnesty clause, according to Inside Hoops.

“We would like to thank Baron for his contributions to the team during his time in Cleveland,” said Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant. “He has been an absolute professional since the day he joined the Cavs and we now wish him the best in the future.”

Davis, 32, was acquired by Cleveland from the Los Angeles Clippers in February. In 15 games with Cleveland, he averaged 13.9 points and 6.1 assists per game. The amnesty provision allows a team to waive a player and not have his salary count against the salary cap or luxury tap; the player still receives his salary for the season.

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