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Matthew Dellavedova #8 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts during Game Three of the 2015 NBA Finals at The Quicken Loans Arena on June 9, 2015 in Cleveland. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Matthew Dellavedova, Cavaliers Cheered On By Saint Mary’s Teammates In NBA Finals

While Saint Mary’s College is a few miles away from the home of the Warriors, teammates of Matthew Dellavedova are cheering on his Cleveland Cavailers in the NBA Finals.

06/10/2015

Matthew Dellavedova #8 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives against Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors in the third quarter during Game Three of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 9, 2015 in Cleveland. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Late Comeback Falls Short, Warriors Drop Game 3 Of NBA Finals To Cavs

The Warriors trimmed a 20-point deficit down to one with about 2 1/2 minutes left, but Matthew Dellavedova converted a three-point play, James made a 3-pointer and Tristan Thompson added a free throw for an 88-80 advantage with 1:31 to play.

06/09/2015

Anderson Varejao #17 and J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate on the bench against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland,Ohio. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Cavs Players Not Named LeBron James That Warriors Fans Should Worry About

This NBA Finals series has been billed as LeBron James Vs. Stephen Curry, but the league’s most popular players might not be the ones who decide which team will hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy later this month. Warriors fans know about Harrison Barnes, Leandro Barbosa, Festus Ezeli and the other Warriors capable of stepping up an carrying the team when Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are off. But who, other than King James, can the Cavs count on to hit the clutch shot? Here are five names you need to know.

06/02/2015

Jeff Teague #0 and Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks defend against Matthew Dellavedova #8 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first quarter during Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 24, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hard-Playing Saint Mary’s Grad Dellavedova Becomes Cult Hero In Cleveland

The star player for Saint Mary’s College of California has become a cult hero in Cleveland, where his play has endeared “Delly” to teammates and fans who relate to his approach and undrafted underdog story.

06/02/2015

Matthew Dellavedova #4 of the St. Mary's Gaels drives in the second half agianst Shawn Jones #12 of the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders during the first round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at University of Dayton Arena on March 19, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Travel Tested Saint Mary’s Face Memphis In NCAA Tournament

Saint Mary’s has already spent plenty of time traveling. The Moraga school opened the tournament in Dayton, Ohio, on Tuesday, then made a quick trip north to Auburn Hills.

03/20/2013

Matthew Dellavedova #4 of the St. Mary's Gaels drives in the second half agianst Shawn Jones #12 of the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders during the first round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at University of Dayton Arena on March 19, 2013 in Dayton, Ohio. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Saint Mary’s Defeats Middle Tennessee In NCAA 1st Round

Matthew Dellavedova scored 22 points on Tuesday night, and Saint Mary’s got a good start on its second straight NCAA tournament appearance, beating Middle Tennessee 67-54 in the First Four.

03/19/2013

Kyle Dranginis #3 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs guards Mitchell Young #3 of the Saint Mary's Gaels during the first half of the championship game of the West Coast Conference Basketball tournament at the Orleans Arena March 11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (David Becker/Getty Images)

No. 1 Gonzaga Rolls Over Saint Mary’s In WCC Tournament

Gonzaga bolstered its case for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament by routing Saint Mary’s 65-51 in the West Coast Conference final Monday night.

03/11/2013

Matthew Dellavedova, Saint Mary's Gaels,

Saint Mary’s Blows Out Pepperdine In 87-48 Win

Matthew Dellavedova scored 25 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Saint Mary’s to its 13th win in 14 games, 87-48 over Pepperdine on Wednesday night.

02/27/2013

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Dellavedova Leads Saint Mary’s Past BYU

Matthew Dellavedova was a thorn in BYU’s side for the second time this season, scoring 20 points as Saint Mary’s defeated the Cougars 64-57 Thursday night.

02/22/2013

Matthew Dellavedova, Saint Mary's Gaels,

Saint Mary’s Falls To No. 5 Gonzaga At Home

Matthew Dellavedova scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half and Stephen Holt added 17 for the Gaels.

02/15/2013

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