James Jones SG/SF CLE 6 Days

James Jones has agreed to sign a one-year, minimum salary deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal.

This appears to be another signing aimed at appeasing LeBron James. Both Jones and newly acquired free agent Mike Miller were favorites of LeBron during their time in Miami, and it now it appears they will both be Cavaliers next season. Jones appeared in only 20 games for the Heat last season, averaging 4.9 points in 11.8 minutes of action.

James Jones SG/SF CLE 13 Days

The Cavs have pursued unrestricted free agent James Jones.

Of course they are. LeBron James likes Jones as a teammate, so that has something to do with it. Jones would only be an end-of-the-bench guy and would likely just come at the league minimum, so it wouldn't hurt Cleveland's cap space.

James Jones SG/SF CLE 2 Months

Erik Spoelstra was tight-lipped when asked about how much James Jones would play in Wednesday's Game 5.

A day after LeBron James publicly stated the he hope Jones would see more minutes, the 33-year-old saw 13 minutes of action in Monday's Game 4 win over the Nets (which was his series high). Jones went 0-for-2 from the floor while adding just one rebound and one block during his 13 minutes. When asked about Jones' role in his rotation, Spoelstra played things close to the vest and responded, ""That's where our roster is, with the versatility." It will be interesting to see how Spoelstra deploys Jones in Game 5 on Wednesday, but it wouldn't be a surprise to see him in the 15-20 minute range.

James Jones SG/SF CLE 2 Months

LeBron James wants teammate James Jones to play more minutes to provide offensive spacing vs. the Nets defense.

Jones is averaging 1.7 threes per game in the postseason, despite playing only 12 minutes per game. "It's the space that he provides, and his ability to shoot the ball," said LeBron. "You can't do both when he's out on the floor: You can't help on my drive and try to contest the threes." Brooklyn packed the paint during Saturday's game, effectively reducing LeBron to a jump shooter over the final three quarters, and it will be interesting to see if coach Erik Spoelstra takes LBJ's advice.

James Jones SG/SF CLE 4 Months

James Jones made his second consecutive start on Saturday vs. the Bucks, finishing with 10 points, two boards, one assist and one block in 27 minutes.

Jones hit a couple treys tonight and scored 10 for the second consecutive night. The Heat should get some of the calvary back on Monday, which will likely knock Jones out of the rotation.

James Jones SG/SF CLE 4 Months

James Jones is starting vs. the Pistons on Friday.

He'll join LeBron James, Toney Douglas, Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem. Jones hasn't played since Jan. 17 and would be a very risky play in fantasy leagues. Michael Beasley should get some extended run with the second unit and is a better option than Jones.

James Jones SG/SF CLE 8 Months

James Jones started in place of Dwyane Wade for the second straight game and hit 5-of-8 shots (all 3-pointers) for 17 points in Wednesday's win.

He'll be a nice source of 3-pointers any time Wade is out, but figuring out when Wade is going to play or sit is not an easy thing to do. Jones hit two 3-pointers on Tuesday, giving him seven over the last two nights.

James Jones SG/SF CLE 8 Months

James Jones will start in place of Dwyane Wade on Tuesday, while Shane Battier will continue starting ahead of Udonis Haslem.

It's Miami's sixth starting lineup of the season, but Jones' SG gig will likely be short-lived with D-Wade possibly returning vs. the Magic on Wednesday.

James Jones SG/SF CLE 9 Months

Starting at SF in place of LeBron James (rest), James Jones shot 6-of-8 from downtown to finish with 18 points in 24 minutes.

Jones cracked double-digit scoring once last season, in a meaningless game in late April. He should have a bigger role this year with Mike Miller no longer on the roster, but remains a deep-league-only option for his 3-point shooting.

James Jones SG/SF CLE Jun 25 '13

James Jones exercised his player option on Tuesday and will stay with the Heat next season.

Jones doesn't have much of a role with the champs, which is why he's locking into the money while he can.