“Yeah, there is a pattern developing: He plays really, really hard.”
-Cavaliers head coach David Blatt when asked if a pattern was developing with Matthew Dellavedova (with the reporter referring to potentially “dirty” plays made by the Cavaliers guard).
One storyline that has emerged from the NBA Eastern Conference is Matthew Dellavedova solidifying himself as an NBA player. Below is an ESPN.com article written following his 19-point outburst in the Cavs’ series-clinching Game 6 win over the Bulls.
“Listen, man, he’s a tireless worker. He’s focused on this craft. Every day he comes in the gym to get better and he won’t leave until he feels like he had a day where he got better. And I’m drawn to him because he’s a young guy who has come up the hard way in this league but he’s proven to everyone that he’s a very good NBA player.”