Cavaliers announce 2013 Las Vegas Summer League roster

While various players have been tweeting about their travels to Las Vegas, the Cleveland Cavaliers confirmed the entire roster for the 2013 Summer League, set to take place on July 12-22.

9 Matthew Dellavedova G 6/3 196 9/8/1990 St. Mary’s (CA) / Australia St. Mary’s (CA)
30 Carrick Felix G/F 6/6 210 8/17/1990 Arizona State / USA Arizona State
32 Justin Harper F 6/10 225 8/30/1989 Richmond / USA Orlando Magic
19 Josh Heytvelt F/C 6/11 238 6/26/1986 Gonzaga / USA Tofas (Turkey)
24 Cory Higgins G 6/5 181 6/14/1989 Colorado / USA Erie (D-League)
5 Kevin Jones F 6/8 250 8/25/1989 West Virginia / USA Cleveland Cavaliers
35 Kenny Kadji F 6/10 242 5/19/1988 Univ. of Miami / USA Univ. of Miami
20 Chris Quinn G 6/2 175 9/27/1983 Notre Dame / USA Cleveland Cavaliers
8 Jermaine Taylor G 6/5 205 12/8/1986 Central Florida / USA Maine (D-League)
3 Dion Waiters G 6/4 221 12/10/1991 Syracuse / USA Cleveland Cavaliers
40 Tyler Zeller F/C 7/0 250 1/17/1990 North Carolina / USA Cleveland Cavaliers

Harper, recall, was drafted by the Cavaliers with the 32nd pick in 2011 and later traded for two second-round selections—one which was used in 2013, swapped to the Portland Trailblazers for two additional second-round picks. A 6-foot-10-inch “stretch 4,” he was waived by the Orlando Magic in October of 2012 where he would go on to average 14.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game for the Idaho Stampede of the NBDL.

Games played Friday, July 12, and Sunday July 14 will air at 8 p.m. EST. Monday, July 15 will air at 6 p.m. All games will be played at the COX Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. The Cavaliers have competed in the league each summer since its inception in 2004. NBA Digital’s extensive NBA Summer League 2013 coverage will include 62 live game telecasts in 16 days on NBA TV including all three of the Cavs preliminary round games.

[Related: Cavs’ summer has been interesting but not filled with fireworks]

  • JHop

    Quite happy that the Cavs are giving Kadji and Dellavedova a shot. Both could be solid end of the bench depth this season.

  • Ezzie Goldish

    I know Karasev is in Russia, but was Bennett not expected in the Summer League? Don’t most rookies usually play?

  • mgbode

    Bennett is in rehab for his shoulder and the team likely didn’t feel it was worth the risk to have him play in the foul-heavy summer league.

  • Ezzie Goldish

    Ohhh yeahhh… Thanks. 🙂

  • Lunch

    Hmmm…. Are Irving and Thompson still eligible to play in the summer league, or did they choose not to go this time?

  • BisonDeleSightings

    I don’t think it would be wise to risk another injury to Kyrie in order to see him dominate a bunch of college players.

  • mgbode

    And we get Bynum 🙂