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The #Cleveland Cavaliers are giving one young prospect a chance in the NBA. According to reports, the Cavaliers signed guard #London Perrantes to their last two-way contract. The deal allows Perrantes to spend 45 days with the Cavs in the 2017-18 season, and the rest with the Canton Charge of the NBA G League.

Perrantes played collegiate basketball representing the University of Virginia Cavaliers. He had a great senior year as he averaged 12.7 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game. Unfortunately, his performance in the amateur ranks failed to impress NBA teams as he went undrafted during the 2017 NBA Draft. Following this, he joined and played for the Summer League squad of the Miami Heat.

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In August, he inked a deal with the San Antonio Spurs, but he got waived a week ago. Now, he is heading to Ohio to suit up for the Cavaliers' G League affiliate, the Charge.

Perrantes will join another two-way contract signee, John Holland. The Cavaliers signed the 28-year-old wing player last month.

In case of emergency

London Perrantes is likely an assurance at point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers that is why they signed him. The Cavaliers have a great group of playmakers that features Isaiah Thomas, Derrick Rose, and Jose Calderon. All are quality veterans in the league, but each one has issues, especially when it comes to physical health.

Thomas is out for Cleveland until later in the year because of a hip injury. Meanwhile, Rose looked good during the preseason and in his regular season debut for the Cavaliers.

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However, the former MVP is injury-prone, an attribute that marred his career. Calderon, on the other hand, is an experienced playmaker though his performance has declined in the past few years.

Embracing change

In other Cleveland Cavaliers news, #Kevin Love continues to adapt to his new position in the starting lineup. When Love joined the Cavaliers in 2014, until last season, he has taken the role of a power forward. Everything changed when head coach Tyronn Lue named the 29-year-old All-Star as their starting center for the 2017-18 regular season. The move was for offensive purposes (better floor spacing).

As the season starts, Love is still getting used to his new role with the Cavaliers. In a report by Cleveland.com, Love said he understands that the adjustment is for the growth of the team. He is hoping that in the long run, the Cavs will "be a machine when things start clicking."