Matthew Dellavedova could be headed back to Cleveland via trade

Salary cap analysis: George Hill acquisition gives Bucks...

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Milwaukee Bucks have completed a trade that will send guard Matthew Dellavedova and center John Henson to the Cavs in exchange for guard George Hill and forward Sam Dekker.

The Cavaliers are getting a 2021 first-round pick from Milwaukee and a 2022 second-round pick from Washington.

Hill has averaged 10.8 points and 2.8 assists so far this season in Cleveland, and is shooting better than 51 percent from the field and an impressive 46.4 percent from the 3-point line. Hill returned from injury on December 1 against the Raptors.

The Cavs are 5-19 and in transition after LeBron James left them as a free agent this summer, effectively ending Cleveland's run as an Eastern Conference power.

The Washington Wizards joined the trade as a third team and acquired Dekker from the Bucks for Jason Smith.

The trade is the second of it's kind for the struggling Cavaliers this season, who continue to unload veterans for future assets.

Dellavedova's scrappiness endeared him to Cleveland fans during his three seasons with the Cavs, who didn't re-sign the player known as "Delly" after winning the 2016 title.

Hill, who was acquired by the Cavaliers from Sacremento at the trade deadline last season, is now averaging 10.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. He is averaging 6.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. He is averaging 1.7 points and 2.4 assists per game this season.

Henson, 27, hasn't played in a month, recently had wrist surgery and is expected to miss several months.

According to Wojnarowski, Milwaukee will save $18 million in salary in the 2019-20 season with the trade.

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