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Cavaliers reportedly grab McKinnie off waiver wire

Alfonzo McKinnie wasn't out of a job for long.

The Cleveland Cavaliers scooped up the 27-year-old wing Monday by initiating a waiver claim on him, according to The Athletic, which cited league sources. The Cavs will assume the remainder of his contract, which means they will have to pay him about $1.5 million (non-guaranteed) for the 2019-20 season.

The Warriors waived McKinnie on Friday to make room for the "surprise of the camp," center/power forward Marquese Chriss. Chriss' solid play during the preseason made McKinnie expendable.

The small forward averaged 14 minutes, 4.2 points and three rebounds per game for Golden State last season.