Alonzo Gee will be traded from the Pelicans to the Rockets as part of Sunday's complex three-team swap.
The Cavs have reportedly agreed to send Alonzo Gee to the Pelicans, where he will be waived to make room for Omer Asik.
Alonzo Gee is reportedly heading to the Hornets as a part of the deal for No. 45 pick Dwight Powell.
Alonzo Gee will start in place of Luol Deng (back) on Friday night vs. the Bucks.
Alonzo Gee played 16 minutes off the bench with Luol Deng (ankle) active on Sunday, finishing with 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting, one 3-pointer, three boards, one assist and one block in 16 minutes.
Alonzo Gee started in place of Luol Deng (ankle) on Tuesday and hit 5-of-11 shots and two 3-pointers for 12 points, three rebounds, two assists, a steal and two blocks.
Alonzo Gee will start at SF with Luol Deng (ankle) out on Tuesday.
Coach Mike Brown said Alonzo Gee will take the majority of Dion Waiters' minutes while Waiters nurses a hyperextended knee.
Cavaliers coach Mike Brown opted not to play Alonzo Gee during Thursday's double-overtime loss to the Hawks, giving Gee his first DNP of the season.
The Cavaliers defeated the Clippers on Saturday despite a scoreless game from Alonzo Gee, who missed all four of his shot attempts.
Alonzo Gee's start at SF on Saturday might not be permanent, according to coach Mike Brown.
Alonzo Gee played just 20 minutes in his first start of the season on Saturday, scoring two points with three boards and three turnovers.
Alonzo Gee will start at small forward on Saturday.
Mike Brown said that Alonzo Gee and Earl Clark are both candidates to start at SF this season.