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AP Source: Cavs, Richard Jefferson agree to 1-year deal

Richard Jefferson has experience, deep knowledge of the NBA and a deft shooting touch. The Cavaliers plan to lean on all those attributes. The free agent forward has agreed to terms on a one-year deal for next season with Cleveland, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Jefferson has not yet signed his contract. Jefferson, who came off the bench for coach Rick Carlisle in Dallas last season, will receive the veteran's minimum salary of roughly $1.5 million. The 35-year-old averaged 5.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 17 minutes per game in his one season with Dallas and shot a team-leading 43...

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