CLEVELAND — Just a day after announcing they had acquired Rayjon Tucker, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced they had waived him and signed another player.
The Cavaliers acquired Tucker in a trade with the Utah Jazz, along with a 2027 second round draft pick, for cash considerations.
While the Cavs lost one player Saturday they gained another, signing forward Lamar Stevens from Penn State University to a two-way contract.
Stevens played four years at Penn State from 2016 to 2020, averaging 16.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 135 games. He led Penn State and finished fourth in the Big Ten Conference in scoring his senior year, averaging 17.6 points.
The forward also holds program records for field goals made (801) and starts (135).
Stevens finished his collegiate career as part of the winningest class in Penn State’s Big Ten era with 76 wins. He has been named to the All-Big Ten First Team, Senior CLASS All-America Second Team and was named the 2018 NIT Most Outstanding Player.