- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 29, 2011

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised their third-year contract option on swingman Christian Eyenga.

Eyenga, who averaged 6.9 points as a rookie last season, is under contract with the Cavs through the 2012-13 season. In 44 games last season, the Congo native averaged 2.8 rebounds and 21.5 minutes in 44 games _ 18 as a starter.

The Cavs selected the 6-foot-7 Eyenga with the 30th overall pick in the 2009 draft. The 22-year-old previously played for Joventut in Spain.

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