Jordan Farmar Impresses Cavaliers In Workout

The Cleveland Cavaliers are scheduling a workout for free agent veteran point guards Mario Chalmers, Jordan Farmar and Kirk Hinrich, and shooting guard/small forward Lance Stephenson, according to a report from ESPN. Additionally, the front office wants to remain flexible in case an appealing trade appears before the February 23 trade deadline.

"I got a history with all those guys except Jordan", James said, via ESPN. "I got a history with Lance too, obviously". He hasn't played in a game since May amid the second-round playoff series against the Cavaliers. And I got a history with Rio [Chalmers]. I hope he's been doing everything he needs to do just to get back on the floor.

But despite the history between the two players, LeBron said he'd have no problem with Stephenson joining the roster. The front office hasn't given up trying to acquire one through a trade either.

Everything the Cavaliers are looking for.

The Cavs are now only 2.5 games above the Boston Celtics for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. The divisional lead is now seven games over the Indiana Pacers.

However, the Cavs are still struggling and finished January at 7-8 after losing in Dallas on Monday night.


It is possible the Cavs will not offer a 10-day contract to anyone. This all shows that there is a lot of room for improvement if the team wants to repeat as National Basketball Association champions. Stephenson was with the New Orleans Pelicans earlier this season, appearing in six games before getting waived.

Also working in Farmar's favor is his willingness to sign a 10-day contract with the luxury tax-hampered Cavaliers.

Mario Chalmers, 30, has already recovered from a torn right Achilles that he injured last March, while he was still playing for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Hinrich, a 15-year veteran, has averaged 10.9 points and 4.8 rebounds. Known for his defense, Chalmers could bring an additional defender to the Cavs.

Farmar played in two games for the Sacramento Kings this season before Darren Collison returned from his suspension.

Stephenson has bounced around the league after signing a free-agent deal with the Hornets in 2014. This is to find the best player for the team.

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