Cleveland Cavaliers: 3 benefits of the George Hill trade

Use your ← → (arrows) to browse
Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers George Hill (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Cavaliers shipped off another veteran, sending George Hill to the Milwaukee Bucks. Here’s how the deal benefits the Cavs.

The Cleveland Cavaliers made their second trade in little over a week, partnering with the Milwaukee Bucks on a deal that brings Matthew Dellavedova back to Cleveland, while sending George Hills to the Bucks.

The Cavs’ also acquired John Henson, as part of the deal while adding some much needed draft capital. Sam Dekker was also lost in the fray, ending up with the Washington Wizards.

The Cavs are one of the NBA’s worst teams, which is the way this season has to go if Cleveland’s to have any shot of winning Duke superstar Zion Williamson in this summer’s draft.

Cleveland entered Friday with the fourth-worst record according to percentage points. Their five wins are tied for fewest in the league.

The Cavs’ began the massive rebuild by trading Kyle Korver at the end of the month. Korver was traded to the Jazz for Alec Burks and a second rounder.

Now that you can scratch Hill of the list of players to be dealt, these members of Cleveland may be on the move next.

Here’s three ways that Koby Altman’s latest trade benefits the Cavaliers moving forward.

Use your ← → (arrows) to browse