• by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova Tallies 13 points Thursday

    Dellavedova tallied 13 points (6-10 FG, 1-1 3Pt), five assists, four rebounds, and a steal in 26 minutes of action Thursday against the Hawks.Dellavedova was considerably more productive than his 17-minute stint Wednesday in the preseason opener, where he mustered only two points over 17 minutes. The 25-year-old played shooting guard again Thursday, with Mo Williams taking over point guard duties in the absence of Kyrie Irving (knee). Dellavedova is expected to revert back to the regular bench role he previously held whenever Irving was healthy enough to take the court, but gained invaluable experience in last season's playoff run.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Iman Shumpert undergoes surgery, expected to miss 12-14 weeks

    Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert underwent successful surgery on his right wrist Wednesday morning, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports.The Cavaliers expected Shumpert to require 12-14 weeks of recovery time, keeping him unavailable until at least early January. The team is expected to insert J.R. Smith in the starting lineup to replace Shumpert, with both Matthew Dellavedova and Mo Williams now positioned to see more minutes than expected in the backcourt.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Cavs re-sign Matthew Dellavedova on Monday

    The Cavaliers re-signed Matthew Dellavedova on Monday, the team announced. Dellavedova averaged 4.8 points and 3.0 assists in 67 games last season.

  • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

    Report: Cavaliers have deal in place for PG Matthew Dellavedova

    The Cavaliers and free agent point guard Matthew Dellavedova have a one-year contract in place, per the Associated Press. Dellavedova became a cult hero of sorts during the NBA Finals, after averaging 4.8 points and 3.0 assists during the regular season. The Cavaliers made him a qualifying offer, making him a restricted free agent, but had to wade through various tax and salary cap scenarios to make Dellavedova's contract fit.

  • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

    Cavaliers at contract impasse with G Matthew Dellavedova

    The Cavaliers and Matthew Dellavedova remain stuck in an effort to bring the point guard back into the fold, per Cleveland.com. The Cavs made Dellavedova a qualifying offer, moving him into restricted free-agent territory, but have been unable to structure a real contract given their salary cap and luxury tax issues. Cavs GM David Griffin said the team would like to bring back the Australian native but have to address their tax status.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Report: Cavaliers make qualifying offer to Matthew Dellavedova

    The Cavaliers have made a qualifying offer to Matthew Dellavedova, according to a report by Basketball Insiders. The offer makes Dellavedova a restricted free agent and allows the Cavs to match any offers he receives. Dellavedova averaged 4.8 points and 3.0 assists last season.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Cavs will extend qualifying offers to Dellavedova, Shumpert

    Cavaliers general manager David Griffin said Thursday the team will extend qualifying offers to guards Matthew Dellavedova and Iman Shumpert, reports Cleveland.com. Extending qualifying offers to Dellavedova and Shumpert would make them restricted free agents in the offseason.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Cavs G Matthew Dellavedova (dehydration) to play in Game 4

    Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova is warming up for Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Warriors and will play, according to Turner Sports. Dellavedova experienced dehydration following Game 3 and needed to go to the hospital to receive intravenous fluids. Dellavedova scored 20 points in the game.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Cavs' Matthew Dellavedova says he's fully recovered for Game 4

    After being admitted to a hospital to treat severe dehydration after Game 3 on Tuesday, Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova said he is fully recovered and ready for Game 4 on Thursday, reports TNT. Dellavedova wasn't expected to miss Thursday's contest, but he could have his minutes limited. The Cavaliers are 2 1/2-point underdogs at home against the Warriors on Thursday.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Cavaliers G Matthew Dellavedova OK for Game 4

    Cavaliers scrappy guard and developing playoff hero Matthew Dellavedova will have his minutes monitored and possibly limited by David Blatt in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, per Yahoo Sports. That might not sit well with the Australian. Blatt joked Wednesday than when Dellavedova was informed that he could have his minutes cut, he replied, "No you're not." Dellavedova was taken via ambulance to the Cleveland Clinic after the game Tuesday with severe cramping and exhaustion. He received treatment and has been deemed ready to roll. His surprising offense in Game 3 and continued stifling of Golden State sharpshooter Stephen Curry has opened many an eye.