As written on the NBA homepage, The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired forward Sam Dekker from the Los Angeles Clippers. It was announced yesterday by club’s general manager Koby Altman. An exchange was made – draft rights to Vladimir Veremeenko (is a power forward) will go to Los Angeles club.
The Cleveland Cavaliers will also get draft rights to Renaldas Seibutis (Lithuanian shooting guard) and also cash considerations from Clippers.
As written on the NBA website – Dekker (6-9, 230) spent last season with the Los Angeles Clippers, averaging 4.2 points on .494 shooting and 2.4 rebounds in 12.1 minutes per game over 73 games (one start). Over his three NBA seasons, he owns career averages of 5.3 points on .481 shooting and 3.0 rebounds in 15.1 minutes per game during 153 career contests (three starts) with the Clippers and Houston Rockets. Dekker also appeared in four postseason games with Houston in the 2017 Playoffs, averaging 2.3 points and 2.5 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per game.
What does it all mean. Well, it is quite sure that Sam Dekker will get more playing time in Cleveland. He will make 2.86 million dollars this year and according to our knowledge will be a restricted free agent by next summer.