Kirk Hinrich

Cavs hope free agent tryouts will bolster roster

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue hopes a midseason tryout session will upgrade the team's roster after the NBA champions posted a losing record in January.

The Cavaliers, who finished 7-8 last month, had workouts for several veteran free agents at their training facility Wednesday. Kirk Hinrich, Mario Chalmers, Lance Stephenson and Jordan Farmar are among the players trying out for the team.

Lue said the workout went well, but didn't say if it would result in signing a player.

"It's a step in the process," he said. "We're looking at trying to get better. Not sure if it's a point guard, not sure if it's a playmaker, not sure if it's a...