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Cavs sign Dahntay Jones for NBA Playoffs

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The Cavs filled out their last roster spot for the postseason

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After nearly finishing the season with a 14 man roster, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced Wednesday that they have added guard Dahntay Jones. He will be eligible to play during the postseason. It's unlikely he will have a significant role, but there is uncertainty regarding Mo Williams and Iman Shumpert.

From the Cavs:

The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed guard Dahntay Jones, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts.

Jones (6-6, 225) appeared in 43 games (39 starts) for the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA Development League this season, averaging 15.7 points on .546 shooting from the field, 4.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 35.7 minutes. He also shot .546 from the field, .413 from the three-point line and .851 from the charity stripe with Grand Rapids.

Jones has been in the league since 2003, and provides more veteran presence in the Cavs locker room. With Shumpert out and Timofey Mozgov out of the rotation on Monday night, Jordan McRae got minutes at shooting guard. It's possible Dahntay Jones could challenge for that spot if Shumpert's injury lingers. In all likelihood though, it's another practice body and emergency insurance.