Cavaliers ship George Hill to Bucks, get Dellavedova back

Matthew Dellavedova has been reacquired by the Cavaliers in a reported deal with the Bucks on Friday

Matthew Dellavedova has been reacquired by the Cavaliers in a reported deal with the Bucks on Friday

The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired guard George Hill and forward Jason Smith, a 2021 second-round draft pick and cash considerations as part of a three-team trade that includes Cleveland and Washington. In a further move, the Bucks then sent Dekker to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Jason Smith and a second round pick, according to Woj.

Hill, 32, is averaging 10.8 points and 2.8 assists in 13 games this season.

However, while the draft picks satisfied the Cavs' desire to accumulate assets for the future and Henson is an interesting player himself, especially if team leader Tristan Thompson finds himself to be the next veteran to get traded, the primary prize in the Bucks' trade package was none other than Dellavedova.

Two reports from ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Adrian Wojnarowski had said the Cleveland Cavaliers were trading Sam Dekker in a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, now he's heading to Washington.

It's a win-win situation for all three teams as the Bucks look to solidify themselves as an elite team in the Eastern Conference, the Cavs continue to rebuild and the Wizards add the 3-point threat that they've lacked all season.

Henson recently underwent surgery to fix a torn ligament in his left wrist.

The Cavs remain active in trade talks and according to Fedor, are "willing to take on extra salary" for more draft picks.

"Everybody said he's a real good guy, a real good locker-room guy", he said. He is averaging 6.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. "They say he practices hard, too, so we're going to have some battles".

In today's edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we round up the reactions to the Bucks' big deal that netted them George Hill and Jason Smith, the Bucks put in a dismal shooting performance in their loss to the Golden State Warriors Friday night and much more.

Dekker was in his first season with the Cavs, who got him in an August trade with the Los Angeles Clippers. "We wish Jason the best moving forward and appreciate the value he brought to our team as a great teammate and true professional". He also appeared in the playoffs in four seasons with Milwaukee, playing in 14 games (two starts) and averaging 5.8 points on.536 shooting, 5.1 rebounds and 1.21 blocks in 19.4 minutes per game. Dekker, out since suffering an ankle injury on November 5, was expected to be available Saturday when the Cavaliers hosted the Wizards.

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