3 bargain point guards for the Cleveland Cavaliers to pursue

Reggie Jackson of the Los Angeles Clippers (Photo by David Berding/Getty Images)
Reggie Jackson of the Los Angeles Clippers (Photo by David Berding/Getty Images) /
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Reggie Jackson, Denver Nuggets
Reggie Jackson of the Denver Nuggets (Photo by Chris Gardner/ Getty Images) /

No. 1 point guard: Reggie Jackson

Known as a scrappy defender who fights for every possession, Reggie Jackson could be an elite addition to the bench of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He has played on numerous different playoff teams and now boasts championship experience.

He has been a major contributor everywhere he went until he got to the Denver Nuggets. While there, he fell behind Jamal Murray and Bruce Brown in the rotation and hardly got minutes. He was cut entirely from the minutes log in the postseason as the team shortened the depth chart and focused on winning every series.

Jackson is a willing distributor and can keep the offense flowing while the starting point guard rests. However, he is not capable of taking a large chunk of the offensive duties as he is primarily a scorer. While this could be useful in certain situations for the Cavs, particularly when Caris LeVert goes cold, it could also hold them back, making him a potential liability.

Jackson is no longer the player he was on the Detroit Pistons. That much is true. However, his experience makes him a valuable asset to a young Cavs team looking to take the next step in the upcoming NBA season.

Signing the vet to a minimum contract may be extremely beneficial to the Cleveland Cavaliers, allowing them to rest either Mitchell or Garland as he can play both guard positions.