Deal done: Matthew Dellavedova headed back to Cleveland via trade

Deal done: Matthew Dellavedova headed back to Cleveland via trade

Deal done: Matthew Dellavedova headed back to Cleveland via trade

Milwaukee coach Mike Budenholzer said he is excited to reunite with Hill; Hill spent the first three seasons of his career with the San Antonio Spurs, where Budenholzer was an assistant. But, the reality is, it could be much of the same as the Cavs continue to eye the future - which now looks like Duke monster Zion Williamson at pick No.1 in next year's draft.

George Hill and Wisconsin native Sam Dekker were supposed to head to Milwaukee.

The deal potentially could save the Bucks about $19 million next season if they don't keep Hill, who has only $1 million of a $19 million deal guaranteed.

It's a win-win situation for all three teams as the Bucks look to solidify themselves as an elite team in the Eastern Conference, the Cavs continue to rebuild and the Wizards add the 3-point threat that they've lacked all season. "I've been around him a lot.so there's a great comfort level".

Safe to say all of Cleveland is thrilled to have Matthew Dellavedova back with the Cavs.

Dellavedova is averaging just 1.7 points per game this season but still holds locker room value for the Cavaliers
Dellavedova is averaging just 1.7 points per game this season but still holds locker room value for the Cavaliers

The Bucks should get solid play out of Hill when he's in the game, and with them already having Eric Bledsoe and Malcolm Brogdon as point guards, Hill shouldn't have much burden, unless Milwaukee is swinging for the fences and decides to trade one of those aforementioned two.

"Everybody said he's a real good guy, a real good locker-room guy", he said. The Australian had been buried on Milwaukee's bench and is averaging just 1.7 points and 2.4 assists in 12 games.

Dekker, who starred at Wisconsin before becoming the No. 18 overall pick in 2015, has been out for more than a month with an ankle injury.

The Cavaliers are among the worst teams in the league this season following LeBron James' move to the LA Lakers and the loss or trade of several other veteran stars, so Dellavedova's return would be a boost for fans who enjoyed his hustle and tireless work after rising from an un-drafted free agent in 2013 to making their roster.

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