The Cavaliers have signed PG Donald Sloan to the team for the rest of the season the team announced today. Sloan was playing for the Erie Bayhawks of the developmental league, and was generally considered the best point guard available in the D league. His stats-
In eight games (all starts), Sloan has averaged 22.8 points on .496 shooting, 5.1 rebounds, 7.4 assists and 1.4 steals in 38.6 minutes per game with the BayHawks. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound guard from Texas A&M has appeared in eight NBA games this season, playing five games for the Atlanta Hawks and three games for the New Orleans Hornets. In eight NBA games, Sloan averaged 2.3 points, 1.0 rebound and 1.6 assists in 7.4 minutes per game.
The 24-year-old spent the 2010-11 season with the Reno Bighorns of the NBA Development League, playing in 49 games (33 starts) and posting averages of 10.7 points on .483 shooting, 3.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 27.7 minutes per game.
In a twist of fate, Kyrie Irving was paired up with Sloan on a campus visit to Texas A&M. Sloan was a senior at the University, and Irving was a high school senior making a visit.