Matthew Dellavedova, nicknamed Delly, is an Australian basketball player by profession. He plays from the position of point guard and shoot guard. He started his professional career in 2013 where is signed a contract with Cleveland Cavaliers for 2013 National Basketball Association (NBA) Summer League. He is one among the few sharp players who is very efficient in scoring due to his proclivity for three-pointers and free throws. The young and energetic player has participated in 2012 Olympics as member of Australian national team and in 2014 World Cup tournament in Spain.
Born on September 8, 1990 in Maryborough, Australia, Dellavedova has a keen interest in sports from a very early age. He used to play every kind of sports such as basketball, football, soccer, tennis, cricket, field hockey and so on. He, later, took basketball seriously at the young age of 16. He did his college from Saint Mary’s College of California which turned as his college career break point. He was recruited and signed by college with the Gaels before the 2009-10 season. After college, he joined Australian Institute of Sports for his further training.
Moving on to his personal life, he is neither married nor divorced but is relationship with his long term girlfriend Anna Schroeder. She is a former volleyball player while she was in Saint Mary’s College of California. This couple met during their college and is together ever since.
Delly is a famous topic on social media that has inspired a series of memes and tweets. The rumors are going on about Delly trying to cash in on his playoff popularity, but the Cleveland Cavaliers are not willing to pay for the amount he is demanding for. This might be causing a bit trouble in the relation between Cavs and Delly in the current scenario. He had also gone through many injuries such as seven stitches on his forehead over the years and a few cuts underneath his chin, which resulted in more stitches, cramps and so on during the matches but his love for the game never stopped. In an interview, LeBron James called him as ‘Man of steel’.
Matthew has a net worth of more than $1 million and enjoys the yearly salary of approx. $800,000. He has also paid a fine of $778 for making game mistakes. Standing 6 ft. 4 in. tall with the weight of 90 kg, he is one of the highest paid NBA players. The rising star of Cleveland Cavaliers also takes interests in charity. He took part in charity events like Steve Nash charity soccer game for the Boys and Girls Club at Danny Veghs, donations during 2015 NBA Finals.
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