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  • Channing Frye: Wraps up career

    Frye played seven minutes off the bench in Tuesday's 124-97 loss to the Hornets, finishing with 10 points (3-6 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), one turnover and no other statistics.

    Frye announced in March that this would be his last season in the NBA, so the Cavaliers included him in the rotation for their final two contests as a token of appreciation. Since he's on an expiring deal, Frye's retirement will become official at the close of the league year this summer. The 35-year-old wraps up his 13-year career with averages of 8.7 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.2 three-pointers and 1.0 assist in 22.2 minutes per game across 890 regular-season appearances with the Knicks, Trail Blazers, Suns, Magic, Lakers and Cavaliers.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: To retire after this season

    Frye will retire from the NBA following the 2018-19 campaign, per his Twitter account.

    Frye is seeing only 9.5 minutes per game across 29 appearances this season, and it's the first time he's averaged single-digit minutes. The former eighth overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, Frye won an NBA Championship in 2015-16 with the LeBron-led Cavaliers.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: Another DNP-Coach's Decision

    Frye did not see the floor during Saturday's 112-107 win over the Grizzlies.

    Frye has earned a grand total of 10 minutes across his last four appearances while not seeing the floor in seven of the last 11 games. The recent return of Kevin Love has buried Frye on the depth chart. Moreover, Tristan Thompson (foot) still hasn't rejoined the rotation and has been out for over a month now. At this point, Frye can be avoided across all formats.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: Returns to bench

    Frye will come off the bench Friday against the Rockets, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    With Rodney Hood (Achilles) back in the starting lineup (on a minutes limit), Frye will return to his usual role off the bench. In 16 bench appearances, the veteran is averaging 3.2 points in 7.6 minutes.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: In starting lineup Wednesday

    Frye will join the starting lineup Wednesday against the Pelicans, Will Guillory of The Athletic reports.

    Frye will start in place of Larry Nance (knee). in 20 games this year, Frye's averaging 3.7 points and 1.5 rebounds in 9.7 minutes.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: Returns to bench

    Frye is coming off the bench Saturday against the Hawks.

    Frye drew a start Friday against the Heat, but coach Larry Drew has changed his tune again and will start Larry Nance for Saturday's matchup. When coming off the bench, Frye has averaged 2.6 points and 1.0 rebound in 5.6 minutes.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: Starting Friday vs. Heat

    Frye will start at center Friday against the Heat, Joe Vardon of The Athletic reports.

    With Ante Zizic (knee) out, coach Larry Drew will opt to start Frye at center against Hassan Whiteside. In three prior starts this season, Frye has averaged 4.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist across 16.7 minutes.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: Plays just five minutes Sunday

    Frye produced just three points, one rebound, and one steal in five minutes during Sunday's 128-105 loss to Philadelphia.

    Frye moved back to the bench Sunday and ended playing just five minutes. Despite the fact that the move was likely matchup based, this performance does emphasize how feeble his role actually is no matter his actual position within the roster. He can be ignored basically everywhere.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: Will come off bench Sunday

    Frye will come off the bench for Sunday's game against the Cavaliers, Spencer Davies of Basketball Insiders reports.

    Ante Zizic is moving into the starting five in an attempt to slow down Joel Embiid. Frye has drawn the previous two starts with Tristan Thompson injured. Frye's averaging 14.5 minutes in those two starts, so he could still see a similar role.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: Plays 14 minutes in Friday's loss

    Frye finished with nine points (2-4 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 3-3 FT) and three rebounds in 14 minutes during Friday's 114-102 loss to the Bucks.

    Frye drew a second straight start in the absence of Tristan Thompson (foot). Frye went scoreless in 15 minutes during Wednesday's win over the Knicks, and the 35-year-old big man is mainly a floor spacer, with Larry Nance seeing the biggest boost now that both Thompson and Kevin Love (toe) are on the shelf.

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  • Cavaliers' Channing Frye: Confirmed starter

    Frye will start Wednesday's game against the Knicks.

    The prevailing belief was that Larry Nance would be the natural choice to take over in the absence of Tristan Thompson, but Larry Drew will instead go with Frye, who's played double-digit minutes just once all season.

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HT/WT: 7-0, 255 lbs
Birthplace: White Plains, NY, USA
Age: 41
School: Arizona
Experience: 14