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NBA Summer League: Matt Dellavedova, Kenny Kadji playing with Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA Summer League is right around the corner. The Cavs' drafted rookies might not be there, but here's a couple more guys that will be playing for a chance at the training camp roster.


NBA Summer League is Las Vegas is basically the greatest. The Cleveland Cavaliers have a few open roster spots, so the guys playing in Vegas will have a chance to make the training camp roster. With Anthony Bennett hurt and out until August and Sergey Karasev playing for his national team this summer, the Cavs' team will probably not be as good as it could have been. However, there will still be some intriguing players on the court fighting for an opportunity.

Matt Dellavedova tweeted from his verified account today that he would be joining the Cavs' team for Summer League.

Dellavedova was very good at St. Mary's. The Australian point guard stands 6-4 and does a pretty nice job running an offense. I wouldn't say it's likely that he makes the Cavs, but I wouldn't be surprised either. Backup point guard is a need and while I expect Chris Grant and Mike Brown to want a veteran for that role, Dellavedova will get a chance to earn it.

I believe Dellavedova will also play for the Orlando Magic Summer League team in Orlando. Summer League in Orlando occurs before Las Vegas.

Also on Cleveland's Summer League is Kenny Kadji from the Miami Hurricanes, according to The coach at Miami, Jim Larranaga confirmed that Kadji will be joining the Cavs.

"Today Kenny Kadji was picked up by the Cavs as a free agent," said Miami Coach Jim Larrañaga. "Kenny will impress a lot of scouts with his size, shooting ability and overall athleticism. I am confident he will be in the NBA this season. Dreams do come true at Miami."

Kadji is pretty skilled and has good size for an NBA player. The problem is that he's already 25 years old and therefore probably doesn't have much upside. Nevertheless, it can't hurt giving him a shot during the summer.