Cavaliers release Jawad Williams

The Cleveland Cavaliers released Jawad Williams.

Williams, a former Lakewood St. Edward star’s second 10-day contract expired on Sunday with the Cavs, whose only option would be to sign him for the remainder of the season.   A player can only sign two 10-day deals, per NBA rules.

Williams, who was not drafted, played and won a national championship at North Carolina.  He appeared in nine games for Cleveland.   The 25-year-old played in Japan and Israel last year.