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THIS was supposed to be the off-season Matthew Dellavedova got paid, the summer the breakout star secured his long-term financial future. Despite some reported interest from the Portland Trailblazers and Los Angeles Lakers, none was forthcoming. “By accepting the Cavs’ qualifying offer, Dellavedova will become an unrestricted free agent next summer when the league’s salary cap is set to balloon,” ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin wrote. This site is operated jointly by NBA and WarnerMedia. Or the player who averaged 4.8 points and three assists in just under 21 minutes per game during the regular season? For most people that’s a chunk of money not to be sneezed at, but of the players the Cavaliers have under contract for 2015/16 only second-year guard Joe Harris will be paid less. But after some suggested his asking price was about $4 million a season, it was announced this morning the Australian guard has inked a one-year contract worth just $1.2 million to stay in Cleveland. Whether he can handle the ball well enough to serve as a full-time backup point guard remains to be seen.”, Dellavedova defends Stephen Curry.Source:Getty Images. ACCEPTING a one-year contract is a somewhat risky move. “In two years in the league, Dellavedova has proven himself to be a tough and willing defender,” SB Nation’s Yaron Weitzman said. NRL news 2020: Peter Sterling warning, Canberra Raiders, Spo... Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Pronunciation: \dell-ah-veh-DOH-vuh\ Matthew Dellavedova Twitter: matthewdelly (Delly, Outback Jesus) Position: Point Guard and Shooting Guard Shoots: Right 6-3, 200lb (190cm, 90kg) Team: Cleveland Cavaliers. THIS was supposed to be the off-season Matthew Dellavedova got paid, the summer the breakout star secured his long-term financial future. Makes good sense for Dellavedova to play out next season on qualifying offer with Cavs so far into luxury tax and reluctant to spend further, Word is that another motivation for Delly is knowing exactly where he stands for next season before starting national team run with Aussies, Hope for Dellavedova is that there's a better chance to secure a favorable offer sheet as an RFA next summer when 20+ teans have cap space. Terms of Use | WarnerMedia Privacy Center | IT WAS supposed to be the off-season Matthew Dellavedova got paid. Directions Dellavedova’s market value could disappear if he struggles to play next season or suffers a major injury. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. He spent three years at the AIS, before representing Australia for the first time captaining the U/19 Australian team at the World Championships in New Zealand. “He’s also connected on 39 per cent of his three-point attempts in his career. From April through to June, Dellavedova’s singlet became the 14th biggest seller, putting him among the superstars of the NBA. He shot a career-high .407 from the three-point line and .763 from the free throw line. But it could also work in his favour. Two other Cavaliers, power forward Tristan Thompson and guard/forward Iman Shumpert, were also offered qualifying offers. Dellavedova is still at the start of his career and doesn’t have the financial security a player like West does, but winning a championship is his biggest driving force. He played college basketball for Saint Mary's College and has played on the Australian national team.Dellavedova won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016. This is also known as Online Behavioural Advertising. To opt out of the sale of your personal information as permitted by the California Consumer A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Dellavedova can accept the one-year offer, or he can negotiate a better deal with the Cavaliers or other teams. CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Cavaliers have re-signed guard Matthew Dellavedova, General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Proof of Dellavedova’s meteoric rise in the Playoffs was revealed in the release of jersey sales on the nbastore.com site. Matthew Dellavedova’s million dollar deal explained. news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site, But after some suggested his asking price was about $4 million a season. CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Cavaliers have re-signed guard Matthew Dellavedova, General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. During Koby Altman's end-of-season availability on Friday, he left the door open on Friday on possibly extending Tristan Thompson, Matthew Dellavedova and Jordan Clarkson. Dellavedova understood that pressure and knew it was the wrong time to dig his heels in for a big money offer. The effort left Dellavedova exhausted and in hospital and in the next three games, which the Golden State Warriors won to claim the title, the Australian’s play was poor. With Dellavedova’s two-year contract with the Cavaliers expiring, the club, as expected, announced on Wednesday they had offered Dellavedova a qualifying offer to stay with the team next season. 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Tristan Thompson talks to Cavaliers teammate and fellow free agent Matthew Dellavedova. Dellevadova appeared in all 20 games (seven starts) during Cleveland’s NBA Finals run in the 2015 Playoffs and averaged 7.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 24.9 minutes per game. So why were the Cavs able to sign Dellavedova at such a bargain price?