Joey Graham has found a solid spot in the rotation in Cleveland


Sometimes you just have to keep plugging away to find your niche.

Joey Graham has played four years in Toronto, one in Denver, but never really found a spot that worked for him in the NBA. He’s never averaged more than 20 minutes a game, often struggled for consistent playing time.

He didn’t seem to be doing that in Cleveland either, he has played in only four games, until a 13 points performance in 28 minutes against the Sixers moved him up the depth chart, as Byron Scott told the Beacon Journal.

”He’ll be in the rotation for a little while,” Scott said. ”I wanted to try something different. With Joey, I know I can get some scoring in the post. He’s kind of made his living there.”

At 6’7” Graham is not a dominating post presence, he’s really a three brought in to fill that gap in Cleveland. However, a training camp injury set him back.

However, this season he is shooting a career best 58 percent. On a Cavs team looking for scoring anywhere they can get it, if he can provide that off the bench he may finally have his spot.