Now the Cavaliers are bringing Frye back on a one-year contract, a story broken by Shams Charania of The Vertical at Yahoo Sports.
He saw action in only nine games with his new team and chose to return to Cleveland on a one-year, $2.4 million veteran's minimum deal.
Frye is the Cavs' first offseason signing since superstar LeBron James left as a free agent for the Lakers. After being traded to Los Angeles the day before the 2018 trade deadline last season, Frye has chose to return home. Frye missed the 2012-13 campaign because of an enlarged heart.
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The Cavaliers drafted energetic guard Collin Sexton in the first round this summer and will put him in the backcourt along with Clarkson, George Hill, JR Smith, Kyle Korver and others.
During Frye's original tenure with the Cavaliers, which spanned parts of three seasons from 2016 to 2018, he offered the team veteran leadership, long-range shooting and a media presence. He has appeared in 49 career playoff games with the Trail Blazers, Suns and Cavaliers, averaging 7.0 points and 3.2 rebounds.