Dellavedova ‘lucky’ to have played with LeBron, Giannis


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first_imgView comments LATEST STORIES Matthew Dellavedova. Photo by Randolph B. Leongson/ INQUIRER.netFor someone who wasn’t supposed to make it, Matthew Dellavedova should be considered as a picture of success.With a championship ring on his finger and a shoe line to boot, he has gone a long way since being undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Lanete working on consistency after solid first game back for Bolts Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:29Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks in bounce back win over Celtics00:50Trending Articles02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’center_img Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet With the Bucks, the 6-foot-4 point guard saw first hand the transformation of Antetokounmpo from an intriguing Greek prospect to one of the league’s top players tiday.“Giannis is a really special guy. He just won the Most Improved Player and I think he could win that again next year because he doesn’t have the ceiling. I’m looking forward to his future,” he said.Dellavedova also hopes he could see more  Australian players roam the NBA.“It’s a lot of fun having a lot of Aussies in the NBA,” he said referring to the Australian delegation that includes Patty Mills, Andrew Bogut, Aron Baynes, Joe Ingles, and Dante Exum.“I think with Luc Longley, Andrew Gaze, Shane Heal, those Australian legends, that opened the floodgates for the rest of us to come to the NBA. Hopefully, we’ll have more to come.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress “I’m really lucky to have gotten a chance to play with them,” he said Friday during the official launch of the Peak Store at Robinson’s Place Manila in Ermita.The Australian playmaker spent his first three years in the league playing back up for Kyrie Irving in Cleveland and also saw up-close how hard James works on and off the court.“I was lucky enough to play with Lebron for two years and there’s a reason why he’s the best player in the world. He just works so hard every day, watching game tape, and I really learned a lot from him,” he said.The Cavaliers went to two Finals during his stay there, winning the 2016 NBA Championship after battling back from a 1-3 deficit against the famed Golden State Warriors.That experience, Dellavedova shared, truly helped him a lot when he decided to make the jump last year, leaving Cleveland to test his luck in Milwaukee.ADVERTISEMENT Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Dellavedova also had the golden opportunity to play alongside two once-in-a-generation players in LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo..@matthewdelly compares his time playing with @KingJames and @Giannis_An34 STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars— Randolph B. Leongson (@RLeongsonINQ) July 21, 2017last_img

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