Anthony Bennett Signs Rookie Contract
By Luis Cuevas
Aug 21, 2013 - 10:43:24 PM

CLEVELAND—The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Anthony Bennett. The Cavaliers No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft, was given his guaranteed rookie contract.

Anthony Bennett


Financial terms of the contract are not completely available, but the contract can be worth up to $22.8 million over four years. The Cavaliers surprised everyone with there selection in this year's draft. They received a power forward that is 6-foot-8 and 240 pounds from UNLV. The Cavs have also finalized their deals with first round pick Sergey Karasev, a guard from Russia and second round selection Carrick Felix from Arizona State.


Bennett is currently recovering from a shoulder injury, but he’s expected back by the time training camp starts. He averaged 16.1 points and 8.1 rebounds as a freshman with the Runnin’ Rebels.

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