Cleveland Cavaliers: Roster now stands at 14, and no surprise cuts
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By Dan Gilinsky

Now is around the time NBA teams are looking to make their roster near the league standard of 15 players, and the Cleveland Cavaliers now waived four players, meaning their roster now stands at 14.

The Cleveland Cavaliers just finished up their preseason action last night with a 129-110 loss to the Detroit Pistons and Blake Griffin. Cleveland starts the regular season on Wednesday at the Toronto Raptors, and today, the team announced that they waived four players, which included speedy point guard Isaiah Taylor.

Three of the players, those being Kobi Simmons, Emanuel Terry (who only appeared in one preseason game), and Bonzie Colson, did not seem to have much of a chance to make Cleveland.

Simmons is a player that can score in the mid-range area against reserves at times, but is not much of a three-point threat, and the Cavaliers are stacked at the two guard position. In 10.9 minutes per game, he averaged 4.0 points and shot just 35.3 percent and a 1.0 to 2.0 assist-to-turnover ratio, per He also had a plus-minus of -6.0.

Terry did not get much of an opportunity to show his skills with only one preseason appearance, but he wouldn’t warrant minutes over the other reserve Cleveland bigs in Ante Zizic, Tristan Thompson or Channing...

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