The Cleveland Cavaliers center has declined his player option and will become a free agent.
There will be more moving parts for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season as Isaiah Hartenstein has decided to test free agency. Hartenstein declined his player option for next season and will become a free agent. The option was worth $1.8 million.
Cavaliers center Isaiah Hartenstein has declined his $1.8 million player option for 2021-22 season and will become a free agent, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Hartenstein averaged 8.3 points and six rebounds to finish season in Cleveland.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 23, 2021
Isaiah Hartenstein came to the Cavs via trade last season and averaged 8.3 points and 6 rebounds in 16 games. Hartenstein primarily came off the bench as the team was utilizing Jarrett Allen as their starter leading to the backup center playing just 16.2 minutes per game.