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Matthew Dellavedova headed back to Cavaliers in swap with Bucks

By Alex Butler
Matthew Dellavedova headed back to Cavaliers in swap with Bucks
Guard Matthew Dellavedova (8) is averaging 1.7 points per game this season.. File photo by David Tulis/UPI | License Photo

Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Matthew Dellavedova is headed back to the Cleveland Cavaliers following a trade on Friday with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Sources told ESPN and The Athletic that the Bucks are sending Dellavedova, John Henson and a first-round and second-round pick in the 2021 NBA Draft to the Cavaliers in exchange for George Hill and Sam Dekker.

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Dellavedova, 28, played for the Cavaliers for three seasons before by traded to the Bucks in 2016. The Australian guard is averaging 1.7 points and 2.4 assists per game in 12 appearances this season. Dellavedova has averaged 5.8 points, 3.7 assists and 1.9 rebounds during his NBA career.

Dekker, 24, was the No. 18 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. The University of Wisconsin product was averaging 6.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game in nine appearances this season for the Cavaliers.

Hill was averaging 10.8 points, 2.8 assists and 2.1 rebounds per game in 13 appearances this season for the Cavaliers. Henson, 27, is averaging 5.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 14 games this season.

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The Cavaliers host the Sacramento Kings at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The Bucks host the Golden State Warriors at 9:30 p.m. at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee.

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