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Cleveland Cavaliers sign guard Yogi Ferrell to 10-day contract

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Posted at 11:02 AM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 11:02:25-05

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers announced Monday that they signed Yogi Ferrell to a 10-day contract.

Ferrell, a 6 foot, 180 pound guard in his fourth NBA season, played in 50 games for the Sacramento Kings last season, averaging 4.4 points in 10.6 minutes.

In his four seasons in the league, Ferrell has averaged 7.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 20.4 minutes over 249 games with 53 starts. He has spent time with the Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks and the Kings.

Ferrell went undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft after playing at Indiana University.

In 2017, Ferrell was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team while on the Mavericks.

The Cavaliers were granted a hardship exception by the NBA to acquire Ferrell.

Ferrell will wear No. 5 for the Cavaliers, the team announced.