Matthew Dellavedova

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Posted career highs in points per game (7.6), assists per game (4.7), minutes per game (26.1) and starts (54) in 2016-17
  • Played in 46 career playoff games in five NBA seasons
  • Won the 2016 NBA Championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Appeared in the 2016 Summer Olympics with Australia and ranked second among all players in the tournament with 7.0 assists per game while leading the Boomers to a fourth-place finish
  • Participated in the 2015 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge with the World Team at All-Star Weekend in New York

2017-18 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS … Appeared in 38 games (3 starts) and averaged 4.3 points, 3.8 assists and 1.7 rebounds in 18.7 minutes per game … shot 36.2 percent from the field, 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 92.6 percent from the free-throw line … returned from a right ankle sprain on 4/11 at PHI, scoring two points with three assists in 10 minutes … had 10 points (3-6 FG, 2-4 3FG) vs. PHI on 1/29 …  scored 10 points with seven assists on 1/5 vs. TOR … dished out nine assists with eight points on 1/3 vs. IND … had a season-high 10 assists at TOR on 1/1 … dished out nine assists at OKC on 12/29 … scored 10 points with four rebounds and three assists vs. LAL on 11/11 … had a then-season-high nine assists vs. CHA on 10/23 … scored 15 points in the season opener at BOS on 10/18 … has scored in double figures 4 times … has 5+ assists in 11 games … dished out 10+ assists once … missed 15 games (11/15-12/16) with left knee tendinitis … missed 29 games (2/6-4/9) with a right ankle sprain.

PRO CAREER2016-17: Averaged career highs in points (7.6) and assists (4.7) in a career-high 26.1 minutes per game over 76 contests (career-high 54 starts) … made a season-high four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points vs. MIN on 3/11 … scored 15 points in back-to-back games (3/3 vs. LAC and 3/1 vs. DEN) … dished out a career-high-tying 12 assists at DEN on 2/3 … had 16 points and seven assists vs. HOU on 1/23 … had 11 assists at WAS on 12/26 … dished out 10 assists at TOR on 12/12 … posted 17 points on 3-of-5 shooting from 3-point range vs. POR on 12/7 … had a season-high 18 points with six assists vs. BKN on 12/3 … dished out 7+ assists in three straight games from 11/25-11/29, tying a career-long streak … handed out a career-high 12 assists vs. NOP on 11/10 … scored in double figures in a career-long four straight games from 10/26-11/1 … made Bucks debut on 10/26 vs. CHA, scoring 11 points … scored in double figures 25 times … handed out 5+ assists in 34 games … had four games with 10+ assists … missed five games from 12/30-1/6 due to a right hamstring strain.

2015-16: Set career high marks in games played (76), starts (14), points (7.5), rebounds (2.1), assists (4.4) and minutes (24.6) … shot a career-high 41.0 percent from three-point range, which ranked 11th in the NBA … ranked 10th in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.91) … averaged 4.1 assists in his 62 games as a reserve, which was the fourth-most in the NBA among bench players … in 14 games as a starter, averaged 9.4 points, 5.8 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game … scored in double figures 27 times … had one or fewer turnovers in 40 games … set a career-high with 13 assists vs. MIL on 11/19 … had 10+ assists three times … dished out 5+ assists on 32 occasions … matched his career-high in field goals made when he shot 7-for-12 (.583) for 17 points vs. POR on 12/8 … scored a season-high 20 points on 7-for-10 shooting against PHI on 12/20 … grabbed a season-high seven rebounds on 12/29 at DEN … topped 1,000 points for his career on 1/25 at MIN … recorded one double-double on the season with 11 points and 10 assists vs. OKC on 12/17 … marked as DND once … missed one game due to left calf tightness on 11/25 … missed five games from 2/3-10 due to left hamstring soreness … placed on the Inactive List five times. 

2014-15: Played in 67 games (13 starts) with Cleveland … averaged 4.8 points, 1.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 20.6 minutes…shot 40.7 percent from the 3-point line and 76.3 percent from the free-throw line … scored in double figures nine times, including back-to-back games (1/31-2/2) … recorded two double-doubles … had five or more assists on 19 occasions … made at least two 3-pointers on 20 occasions, at least three 3-pointers seven times and had three games with four 3-pointers … led the Cavaliers with a 3.34 assist-to-turnover ratio for the season, which ranked fourth in the NBA … in 13 games as a starter, shot 41.8 percent from beyond the arc and averaged 7.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 5.3 assists in 33.7 minutes … dished out 12 assists to go along with a season-high 18 points on 6-for-11 (.545) shooting, including 4-for-5 (.800) from beyond the arc, three rebounds and two steals in 33 minutes off the bench against WAS on 4/15 … tallied 14 points on 4-for-7 (.571) shooting, including 4-for-5 (.800) from beyond the arc, a career-high 10 rebounds and five assists in 38 minutes at IND on 2/27… participated for the World Team in the 2015 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend in New York and tallied four points and four rebounds; was just the third player in league history to be undrafted and appear in the event since it went to the rookie-sophomore format in 2000 (Jeremy Lin and Anthony Morrow) … averaged 9.0 points and 8.5 assists in 34.0 minutes over the final four games of the season … led or tied for the team lead in assists 13 times and rebounds and steals one each … missed 15 games from 11/5-12/5 due to a left knee MCL sprain … placed on the Inactive List 15 times.

2013-14: Averaged 4.7 points on 41.2 percent shooting, 1.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 17.7 minutes … also shot 36.8 percent from the 3-point line and 79.2 percent from the free-throw line … became just the sixth NBA rookie to make at least 50 3-pointers (57 3FGM) and have a 3.00+ assists/turnover ratio (3.10 Ast/TO), joining Scott Brooks (1988-89), Nick Van Exel (1993-94), Chris Duhon (2004-05), Chris Paul (2005-06) and Brian Roberts (2012-13) (STATS, Inc.) … hit 54 3-pointers in games where he came off the bench, which ranked second among rookies in 3-pointers made off the bench (Tim Hardaway Jr., 129) … posted three double-doubles on the season … made his NBA debut on 11/2 at IND … recorded his first career double-double with 11 points on 4-for-8 (.500) shooting, four rebounds and 10 assists in 33 minutes vs. OKC on 3/20 … registered his second straight double-double with 14 points, including 3-for-5 (.600) from the 3-point line, five rebounds and 10 assists in 37 minutes against HOU on 3/22 … became the first Cavs player to record consecutive point-assist double-doubles off the bench since John Morton (March 14-16, 1991) … finished with a career-high 21 points on 7-for-9 (.778) shooting, including a career-high five 3-pointers, three rebounds and six assists in 36 minutes at DET on 3/26 … came off the bench to distribute a career-high 12 assists and added 14 points for his third double-double of the season against DET on 4/9, becoming just the second Cavs rookie to come off the bench and dish out at least 12 assists in a game (Terrell Brandon, 13 assists on March 22, 1992, vs. ATL) … scored 10+ points 12 times and 20+ points once … dished out 10 + assists three times … led or tied for the team lead in points once, assists eight times, steals six times and blocks three times … DNP-CD nine times on the season … placed on the Inactive List one time on the season.

PLAYOFF HISTORY … (46 games, 7 starts) … 2017: Appeared in six games during the Bucks First Round series against the Raptors … averaged 7.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 26.5 minutes per game … scored in double figures three times … 2016: Appeared in 20 playoff games with the NBA Champion Cavaliers … averaged 3.9 points and 2.8 assists in 12.1 minutes per playoff game … 2015: Played in 20 games (seven starts) and averaged 7.2 points, 2.7 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 24.9 minutes per game … set a Cavs franchise record for assists by a bench player in a playoff game with nine at Chicago in game two of the Second Round … had 19 points with two rebounds and an assist in the Second Round at Chicago in a series-clinching win … averaged 9.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 31.0 minutes per game against Atlanta in the Eastern Conference Finals … started five of the six games during the NBA Finals against Golden State and averaged 7.5 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 31.8 minutes per game … scored a playoff-career-high 20 points with five rebounds and four assists in Game Three of the NBA Finals vs. Golden State … tallied double figures in scoring seven times during the 2015 NBA Playoffs.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER2016 Olympics: Appeared in eight games (all starts) with Australia and ranked second in the tournament with 7.0 assists per game … averaged 8.9 points and 2.1 rebounds in 22.6 minutes per contest … recorded two double-doubles (23 pts/13 asts vs. Serbia, 11 pts/11 asts vs. USA).

COLLEGE … Played 136 games in four seasons at St. Mary’s University, averaging 14.2 points on 41.5 percent shooting, 3.4  rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.1 steals in 36.4 minutes … 2012-13: Played in 35 games and averaged 15.8 points, 3.4 rebounds, 6.4 assists and 1.1 steals in 36.4 minutes … named First-Team All-West Coast Conference … selected as finalist for the Bob Cousy Award … AP Honorable Mention All-American … scored over 30 points on three occasions … 2011-12: Appeared in 33 games and averaged 15.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 6.4 assists in 37.5 minutes … named WCC Player of the Year and First-Team All-WCC … led the conference in assists per game and was second in free-throw percentage (.857) … Honorable Mention AP All-American … 2010-11: Played in 34 games and averaged 13.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.2 steals in 35.3 minutes … named First-Team All-WCC and WCC All-Tournament Team … 2009-10: played in 34 games and averaged 12.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.2 steals in 36.4 minutes.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS … Signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Cavaliers on 8/5/13 … acquired by the Bucks via a sign-and-trade deal with the Cavaliers on 7/7/16 in exchange for the draft rights to Albert Miralles.

PERSONAL … Native of Australia … prior to St. Mary’s, played in the South East Australian League for the Australian Institute of Sport … favorite hobby is playing the guitar … favorite movie is Batman…favorite board game is Monopoly … favorite sport other than basketball is Australian Football … active on Twitter as @matthewdelly.

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