The Cleveland Cavaliers have officially signed free agent guard, Anthony Parker. The Cavaliers reached an agreement to sign Parker last week, however, Parker didn’t officially sign until today. The signing of Parker came after the Cavaliers decided to resign forward, Anderson Varejao. Although details were not released, Parker’s contract is rumored to be $3 Million over 2 years.
Parker, 34, played in 80 games (71 starts) this past season for the Toronto Raptors and averaged 10.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and career highs of 3.4 assists and 1.3 steals in 33.0 minutes per game. He tied for 10th in the NBA with a 0.88 steal per turnover ratio and recorded a career-high 100 steals. He was one of just 11 players in the NBA to total at least 750 points, 250 rebounds, 250 assists and 100 steals during the 2008-09 season. Against Orlando on January 4th, he posted a season-high 26 points, while shooting 13-16 (.813) from the field. On Nov. 11th, he went a perfect 5-5 from three-point range on his way to 19 points in a win over Miami.
A live Press Conference will be held at the Cleveland Clinic Courts at 2:45 PM et. You can watch the Press Conference Live at Cavs.com