After going to 2017 Summer League with the Trail Blazers, Cleveland was cut by the Warriors following training camp and played just 81 minutes over 13 games for the Mavericks. In seven total games (185 minutes) in the G-League, Cleveland has an eFG% of 58.5, including 6 of 12 on 3-pointers.
“I’ve got to get back to defending the way I know I’m capable of and also getting back to the things I did in college: knocking down shots and being a threat on the offensive end,” Cleveland said.
Cleveland went to high school at Faith Baptist Christian Academy in Ludowici, near Savannah. He said he has family in metro Atlanta.