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Report: Cavaliers signing Derrick Williams to 10-day contract

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: Derrick Williams #23 of the New York Knicks heads for the net as James Jones #1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers defends at Madison Square Garden on November 13, 2015 in New York City.NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the New York Knicks 90-84. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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The Cavaliers have talked about adding a playmaker or a big man.

Their next signing is neither.

After working out several point guards -- a position where LeBron James has repeatedly called for help -- Cleveland is adding a forward: Derrick Williams.

Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports:

The Heat just waived Williams, who regressed majorly in Miami after showing progress with the Knicks last season. The No. 2 pick in the 2011 draft, Williams has talent. But if he doesn’t play much better than he did in Miami, he won’t last long in Cleveland.

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said he might rest LeBron, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love against the Thunder tonight. So, Williams could get thrown into the fire immediately. It speaks to the Cavs’ lack of available depth across the board that Williams could also get minutes -- maybe even reducing LeBron’s workload -- in following games. And Cleveland still needs another point guard and big man.

Williams is worth the flier. The Cavaliers just can’t stop here.