Cleveland Cavaliers acquire free-agent Sindarius Thornwell

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - FEBRUARY 07: Sindarius Thornwell #0 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots the ball against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on February 07, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers locked in a free-agent Saturday.

Sindarius Thornwell has agreed to a one-year deal with the Cavaliers, per his agent Andy Shiffman.

Thornwell led South Carolina to the 2017 NCAA Final Four.

He recently played for the Los Angeles Clippers and was released after the team signed Kawhi Leonard.

Thornwell is an excellent defensive player, who will likely play small forward for the Cavs.

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