Cavaliers recall F Simmons
The 21-year-old Simmons has two points and 11 rebounds in four games with the Cavaliers this season.
Simmons was assigned to Rio Grande Valley on January 2 and played in three games for the Vipers, averaging 9.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.3 blocks.
The 6-9, 235-pound Simmons was a first-round pick (15th overall) of the New Orleans Hornets in the 2006 draft. He averaged 2.9 points and 2.5 rebounds in 43 games with the Hornets last season.
In a corresponding roster move, the Cavs assigned guard Shannon Brown to Rio Grande Valley.
Brown has played in 12 games, including four starts, for Cleveland this season and averaged 7.9 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists.