White nearing deal with Maccabi Tel Aviv

Okaro White has spent time in the NBA with the Cavaliers and Heat.

Free-agent big man Okaro White is nearing a deal with traditional Israeli power Maccabi Tel Aviv, according to a report from Stavros Barbarousis of Eurohoops.net.

White is 6-foot-8 and signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers late last season but did not appear in any games. He did average 6.0 points and 7.4 rebounds with the Cavs’ summer team in Las Vegas last month.

He was waived by the Cavs on August 5.

Overall last season, White appeared in six games with the Miami Heat, averaging 3.3 points and 1.8 rebounds, while shooting 43.8 percent from the field and 36.4 percent from the 3-point line.

White, 25, went undrafted out of Florida State in 2014.