Cavs to re-acquire Dellavedova in four-player trade
Another popular Cavaliers player is coming “home.”
LeBron’s gone. Delly’s back.
The Cavaliers agreed to a trade with Milwaukee to return Matthew Dellavedova to Cleveland along with forward John Henson and first- and secondround picks in 2021. The Bucks get guard George Hill and forward Sam Dekker, a person familiar with the deal told the Associated Press.
Milwaukee will trade Dekker to Washington for center Jason Smith and a second-round pick. The first-rounder in 2021 is protected, the person said. The deals are pending league approval.
Pacers 112, Magic 90.:Bojan Bogdanovic scored 26 points and Cory Joseph added 15 to help Indiana win in Orlando. The Pacers have beaten the Magic eight straight and 15 of the past 16 meetings.
Nikola Vucevic led Orlando with 22 points and 10 rebounds and Aaron Gordon had 20
points and 14 rebounds. Hornets 113, Nuggets
107: Kemba Walker had
21 points, eight assists and six rebounds, fellow point guard Tony Parker added
19 points off the bench and host Charlotte snapped Denver’s sevengame winning streak.
Denver came in the with the best record in the West, but shot 39 percent from the field and 23 percent from 3-point range. Marvin Williams chipped in with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets, who ended a three-game losing streak.
Warriors: Center Damian Jones underwent surgery for a torn left pectoral muscle. He is expected to begin the rehab process in six weeks with a timetable to be determined based on his progress.
Pacers: Forward Domantas Sabonis missed the game because of food poisoning. Guard Victor Oladipo’s sore knee kept him out for the ninth straight game.
Nuggets: Will Barton, Gary Harris, Michael Porter Jr. and Isaiah Thomas did not play due to injuries.
76ers: Center Joel Embiid was given the night off Friday against Detroit, but just to rest. “After the last few games with Memphis and Toronto,” coach Brett Brown said, “it became clear through the eye test and just listening that the time was now.”
Orlando’s Evan Fournier (10) drives past Indiana’s Bojan Bogdanovic in the second half Friday in Orlando.