Cleveland Cavaliers are getting more active in the offseason and they just reached a deal with free agent Jeff Green. Green is a 30-year old small forward who last played for the Orlando Magic, and he will finally be on a championship contender. The Cavaliers will most likely use him as LeBron James' backup and Green should be one of the best bench players for Cleveland.

The Cavaliers signed Green to a one-year deal worth $2.3 million.

With their limited options due to cap space, the Cavaliers could not give a much better deal to the small forward. However, this should be a great addition to the Cavaliers' bench, especially considering that the contract is relatively cheap considering how good Green is.

Jeff Green and the Cleveland Cavaliers

After their last defeat in the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers are looking to pull some big moves in free agency.

So far, that hasn't been the case as they've failed to sign or trade for a big-name player. However, Jeff Green brings a lot to the table and he is capable of even being a starter on a championship contender.

Last season, Green averaged 9.2 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. His scoring numbers were career low, but that's mostly due to the fact that he did not play much as he played just above 22 minutes on average.

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Truth to be told, he wasn't very efficient either and he shot under 40 percent for the first time in his career. The small forward dealt with back issues last season and he couldn't play well. However, if he stays healthy in Cleveland, he could make big things happen.

Playing with LeBron James will undoubtedly improve Green's efficiency and he could be a lethal scorer off the bench. Considering that he is capable of scoring from just about any spot on the floor, Green's presence on the court will help the Cavaliers space the floor and become even deadlier with their shooting and rim attacking.

What's next for the Cavaliers?

With Kyle Korver, Jose Calderon, Iman Shumpert and Jeff Green, the Cleveland Cavaliers will have a very good bench for the next season. Even though their bench had some great players last season as well, backups failed to perform well and the Cavaliers would lose lead whenever LeBron James takes a break. With a few new faces on the team, hopefully that won't be the case next year.

Considering their bench is good right now, it won't be surprising if Cleveland trades for a superstar soon. Carmelo Anthony has been on their radar, but it will be hard to acquire the New York Knicks superstar without trading Kevin Love. Still, this trade might be worth it as the Cavaliers need a big chance in order to win it all next year.

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