Matthew Dellavedova RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sore ankle continues to bother Matthew Dellavedova

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova continues to experience soreness in his left ankle, according to coach Tyronn Lue, and his playing status will be determined after going through shootaround Saturday morning prior to Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Toronto..." May 21

  • LeBron on loss to Bulls: Dellavedova should've passed to me on late shot

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James wanted to take the biggest shot of the game on Saturday. Instead, he watched Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova airball it. With about 7 seconds left and Cleveland trailing the Chicago Bulls by two points, Dellavedova took a pass from Kevin Love and..." April 10

  • Dellavedova wore prohibited body monitor for 15 games

    ESPN "SOMETHING SEEMED OFF about Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova during last Thursday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets. He was held scoreless in 17 minutes of action, taking six shots and missing every single one of them, in perhaps the coldest shooting performance of his..." April 06

  • Warriors’ Andrew Bogut on dirty player labels, Damian Lillard, double standard for international players

    Inside the Warriors "Warriors center Andrew Bogut explained his cryptic tweet about the play that left teammate Andre Iguodala injured by asking a question. “What do you think if a different guy did that like a (Matthew) Dellavedova?” Bogut asked about his Australian countryman and friend who played college..." March 15

  • Dellavedova voted dirtiest player in the NBA

    Los Angeles Times "hen Cleveland's Matthew Dellavedova rolled onto the right ankle of Atlanta's Kyle Korver while diving for a loose ball during a game in last season's Eastern Conference playoffs, it led to an injury that ended his season. It was also the initial step toward the Cavaliers' reserve guard being..." January 17

  • Matthew Dellavedova settling back into secondary role after postseason stardom

    Akron Beacon Journal "The crowds outside the Cavaliers’ hotel in San Francisco swelled into the hundreds during last season’s NBA Finals, roaring every time any member of the Big Three walked onto the bus. Well, Big Four. By the end of the series, Matthew Dellavedova had his own faithful following. The shrieks..." October 09

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Matthew Dellavedova will return to the Cavs on a one-year deal worth approximately $1.2 million, source w/ knowledge of the deal tells ESPN

  • Source: Matthew Dellavedova accepts Cavs' one-year qualifying offer

    ESPN "The Cavaliers have agreed to re-sign backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova, who reached cult-hero status during Cleveland's injury-plagued run to the NBA Finals as he filled in for Kyrie Irving. Dellavedova, a restricted free agent, accepted Cleveland's qualifying offer and will return on a..." July 27

  • Report: Cavaliers, Matthew Dellavedova still well apart on new contract

    Pro Basketball Talk "Matthew Dellavedova was the breakout star of the first three games of the NBA Finals — his grit and tenacity was at the heart of Cleveland’s post-injuries grinding style. He was doing as well defending Stephen Curry as can be humanly expected. Well, until Curry figured him and the Cavaliers out..." July 16

  • Matthew Dellavedova reportedly seeking $4 million per year deal

    Waiting For Next Year "The kid from down under is trying to get over. Matthew Dellavedova is a restricted free agent, and there has reportedly been little progress between he and the Cavs on a new contract. The 6-foot-4 guard is on the hunt for a multiyear contract, according to Sports Illustrated‘s Chris..." July 16

  • Matthew Dellavedova, Cavs Progressing On Multi-Year Deal

    Real GM Basketball "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Matthew Dellavedova are making progress on a new multi-year contract in the $3 million to $5 million range, sources tell RealGM. No deal is imminent." July 03

  • Matthew Dellavedova says he's fully recovered from dehydration

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova is ready to go in Game 4. While he was dehydrated and had to go to the hospital after Game 3, he said on Thursday that he's totally fine now: Before cramping up, Dellavedova played the game of his life on Tuesday. He scored 20 points, grabbed five..." June 11

  • Mychal Thompson on Dellavedova: 'It's a joke to think he can stop Steph'

    CBS Sports "Outspoken former NBA player Mychal Thompson, who happens to be the father of Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, thinks that the praise for Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova has gotten out of hand in the NBA Finals. Like Charles Barkley, Thompson believes that Curry's struggles..." June 11

  • Stadium in Australia to be renamed after Matthew Dellavedova

    Larry Brown Sports "Matthew Dellavedova has made quite a name for himself during this year’s NBA playoffs. Now, it appears, his hometown in Australia is going to show him some love. Mark Johnson, CEO of Central Goldfield Shire, indicated to 3AW radio in Australia efforts will be made to rename the stadium..." June 11

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Shumpert has a bruised shoulder with no serious damage, Blatt said. Blatt says Dellavedova is suffering from fatigue. Both will play Game 4.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Dellavedova was "physically exhausted" and dehydrated last night, source says, but "much better" this morning after treatment

  • Warriors face reality of gameplanning for Dellavedova

    CSN Bay Area "The Ballad Of Delly is becoming quite the haunting little tune in this heavy-metal-dependent town, and it a seriously depressing song for the Golden State Warriors. It’s the story of a small-ish, terrier-faced kid whose only real claim to fame was his turn in the media barrel as an allegedly..." June 10

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Blatt says Dellavedova and Shumpert will both play Game 4. Blatt said he told Delly he would limit his minutes, Delly said "no you're not"

  • Sources: Cavs' Dellavedova to exit hospital Wednesday

    ESPN "Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova will be discharged from the Cleveland Clinic later Wednesday after being treated for dehydration following Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night, according to league sources. Sources told that Dellavedova is scheduled to meet the media later..." June 10

  • Cavs' Matthew Dellavedova taken to hospital in ambulance after game

    Yahoo! Sports "Mike Brown missed the end of his old's team's second-half performance in the NBA Finals late Tuesday because he was returning to Cleveland on a flight from Chicago. But as soon as the former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach departed the plane, a fan spotted him and offered an update with three..." June 10

  • Hawks radio broadcast refers to Matthew Dellavedova as Tonya Harding

    Sporting News "There has been a lot of debate about whether Matthew Dellavedova is a dirty player during the Cavs' playoff run. One Hawks radio broadcaster has a strong opinion on the matter. When Dellavedova came in for Game 4 on Tuesday night, "Voice of the Hawks" Steve Holman decided to refer to the..." May 27

  • LeBron James staunchly defends Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova

    ESPN "LeBron James, sharing the postgame podium with Matthew Dellavedova following the Cavaliers' 114-111 overtime win in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, vehemently defended the point guard against any suggestion that Dellavedova is a dirty player. "I'm a..." May 25

  • Matthew Dellavedova has gotten three players injured or ejected in playoffs

    Larry Brown Sports "One of the stories of the NBA postseason has been the emergence of Matthew Dellavedova for the Cleveland Cavaliers as he fills in for the injured Kyrie Irving. Delly went from averaging just over 20 minutes a game for the Cavs during the regular season to averaging 35.7 minutes per game during..." May 25

  • After his dominance gets overshadowed, LeBron James dismisses Matthew Dellavedova's 'bad rap'

    USA Today "The Atlanta Hawks gave measured responses about Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova in aftermath of a gutty, hard-fought and disheartening loss to the Cavaliers. Using drawing pencils instead of paint, the Hawks sketched a portrait of Dellavedova as a player who gets too close to the..." May 25

  • Al Horford on Matthew Dellavedova incident: 'He's gotta learn'

    CBS Sports "Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford was ejected from Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals after picking up a flagrant-2 foul on Matthew Dellavedova near the end of the second quarter on Sunday. The Hawks went on to lose 114-111 in overtime. It was a controversial call, as the Cleveland Cavaliers..." May 25

  • Cavs' Matthew Dellavedova given technical for role in Game 5 fracas

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova has been assessed a technical foul for his role in an altercation during Tuesday's Game 5 between the Cavs and Chicago Bulls, the league announced Wednesday. The incident occurred with 10:25 remaining in the fourth quarter after Aaron Brooks' layup..." May 14

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    David Blatt says #Cavs G Matthew Dellavedova has been added to the Rising Stars game at All-Star Weekend.

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Matthew Dellavedova will start in LeBron's place, moving Irving to SG and Marion to SF

  • Report: Cavs' Dellavedova out six weeks "Cleveland Cavaliers backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova has been diagnosed with a Grade II MCL sprain in his left knee and could miss up to six weeks, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported. Dellavedova was injured in Tuesday's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. If he is out for six weeks,..." November 07

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    Bob Finnan @BobCavsinsider

    #Cavs backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova is ruled out of tonight's game vs. Utah with L knee injury. Will Cherry could see some time

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    Bob Finnan @BobCavsinsider

    Matthew Dellavedova will wear No. 8 with Cavs