CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Former Saint Mary's men's basketball standout Matthew Dellavedova will play with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the 2013 NBA Summer League that begins this week in Las Vegas.
Dellavedova, the school's all-time leader in scoring, assists, 3-pointers, free throws and appearances, is one of four players listed as rookies on the team's summer roster. Click here for the Cavalier's complete summer league roster.
The Cavaliers open play Friday at 5 p.m. (Pacific) against the Los Angeles Lakers, then play Memphis on Sunday at 5 p.m. and New Orleans at 3 p.m. on Monday. All three games will be televised live on NBA TV.
Dellavedova completed his four-year career at Saint Mary's as, arguably, the top player in school history. He was selected the 2012 West Coast Conference Player of the Year, earned all-league honors three times, was named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award twice and is a two-time Capital One Academic All-America®. Last summer, he paired with former SMC guard Patrick Mills to form the starting backcourt for the Australian National Team that advanced to the quarterfinals at the London Olympics.
The 2013 NBA Summer League will be held July 12-22 in Las Vegas with the Cavs playing three preliminary round games before being seeded in the first ever summer league tournament. All games will be played at the COX Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
NBA Digital’s extensive NBA Summer League 2013 coverage will include 62 live game telecasts in 16 days on NBA TV including all three of the Cavs preliminary round games.