Basketball
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.

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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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