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Jason Kapono | Guard/Forward

Team: Cleveland Cavaliers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 2/4/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 215
College: UCLA

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Jason Kapono has reportedly agreed to a training camp deal with the Warriors.
Kapono has been out of the league since the 2011-12 season, and he was pretty horrible that year, averaging 2.0 points on 38.2 percent shooting from the field, and 29.6 percent from beyond the arc. He's not likely to make the official roster, and he's not on the fantasy radar in any format. Sep 26 - 5:56 PM

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Former NBA marksman Jason Kapono has signed with Panathinaikos in Greece.

Kapono, a two-time winner of the All-Star 3-point shooting contest, appeared in just 27 games last year.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 06:07:00 PM

Unrestricted FA Jason Kapono has been working out with the Spurs.

Kapono was an absolute embarrassment last season for the Lakers before being traded to the Cavs, where he was eventually bought out. Kapono averaged 2.0 points on 38.2 percent shooting and managed just 29.6 percent from behind the arc while with Los Angeles.
Thu, Sep 6, 2012 01:32:00 PM

Cavs waive G/F Jason Kapono.

Kapono was included in the Ramon Sessions trade to make the deal work, and was expected to be waived the entire time. He'll likely sign with a playoff-bound team, providing capable perimeter shooting in a minimal bench role.
Sat, Mar 17, 2012 12:34:00 PM

The Cavaliers are expected to waive Jason Kapono, who they acquired in the Ramon Sessions trade.

Kapono will become a free agent, but hasn't done much on the court in the past couple seasons.
Fri, Mar 16, 2012 08:14:00 PM

The Cavs acquired Jason Kapono as part of the Ramon Sessions trade.

Kapono has appeared in just 51 games over the last two seasons due to ineffectiveness. He's unlikely to crack Cleveland's rotation on the wing.
Thu, Mar 15, 2012 04:40:00 PM

Jason Kapono (personal) returned to action on Friday and played four minutes with just one turnover to his stat line.

We'll let you know if Kapono finds the floor to hit some threes, but otherwise he can be ignored in all formats.
Sat, Jan 14, 2012 01:56:00 AM

Jason Kapono (personal) returned to Lakers practice on Friday.

Kapono is back with the team after the birth of his twin girls on Tuesday. He shouldn't be on any fantasy rosters.
Fri, Jan 13, 2012 03:38:00 PM

Jason Kapono will sit out again on Wednesday, following the birth of his twin girls.

Kapono's absence shouldn't impact any fantasy rosters.
Wed, Jan 11, 2012 03:05:00 PM

Jason Kapono will miss Tuesday's game due to the birth of his twin girls on Tuesday.

He'll also be very iffy for Wednesday night in Utah, not that it matters in fantasyland.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 08:21:00 PM

Jason Kapono made his Lakers debut in Monday's exhibition game against the Clippers, hitting two threes on his way to nine points, two rebounds, and an assist in 18 minutes.

If Kapono plays more than 15 minutes per game we'll be shocked, but he could be worth picking up at some point for owners trolling for threes. Regardless, owners shouldn't burn a draft pick on that type of value.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011 02:19:00 AM

Free agent 3-point shooter Jason Kapono signed a one-year deal with the Lakers on Friday.

Kapono could be worth a look for owners in deep leagues trolling for threes, but first check out the Lakers' training camp rotations and the like. It's not worth drafting Kapono for those purposes until you're sure he's actually going to see the court.
Fri, Dec 9, 2011 07:05:00 PM

Jason Kapono is expected to sign a one-year veteran minimum deal with the Lakers on Friday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

Kapono will get some chances as a sharpshooter off the bench for the Lakers, but is very far off the fantasy radar after averaging a dreadful 0.7 points in 24 games for the Sixers last season.
Wed, Dec 7, 2011 06:03:00 PM

According to Mike Bresnahan of the Los Angeles Times, Jason Kapono is close to signing with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Kapono would receive a deal for one or two seasons at the veteran's minimum. He'll serve as a shooter off the bench, but he's coming off of a terrible season with the Sixers, and he'll have to prove that he can still contribute.
Tue, Dec 6, 2011 08:59:00 AM

Jason Kapono will visit the Lakers on Monday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

Kapono played in just 24 regular season games for Philadelphia last season and was an afterthought with the team. He'd be nothing more than a situational shooter off the bench for the Lakers, and it's unlikely he'd cost more than the veteran's minimum to sign. There's no fantasy value to be found here unless a slew of injuries occurs no matter where he lands next.
Mon, Dec 5, 2011 12:27:00 PM

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