CLEVELAND — Matthew Dellavedova has returned to the Cavaliers, who look nothing like they did when he left.
Cleveland acquired the scrappy guard Friday in a commerce with the Milwaukee Bucks, who additionally parted with ahead John Henson and two draft picks in 2021 for guard George Hill and ahead Sam Dekker. The Bucks despatched Dekker to the Washington Wizards for ahead Jason Smith.
The Cavs are receiving Milwaukee’s 2021 first- and second-round picks in addition to a 2022 second-round choose from the Wizards.
Nicknamed “Delly,” Dellavedova helped the Cavs win an NBA title in 2016 and is a large fan favourite. His return will soften what has been a troublesome season for the Cavs, who’re simply 5-20 and rebuilding within the wake of LeBron James’ departure final summer time.
Hill helped the Cavs attain the Finals final season, however the staff needed to unload his massive contract whereas giving rookie Collin Sexton extra enjoying time.