Cleveland Cavaliers acquire Mike Dunleavy from Chicago Bulls

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CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired Mike Dunleavy from the Chicago Bulls.

They also acquired rights to forward Vladimir Veremeenko, who most recently played professionally in Europe.

On Wednesday, there were reports about the trade, but it was not made official until Thursday.

“We are very pleased to be able to welcome Mike to our Cavaliers family,” said General Manager David Griffin. “His size, shooting, basketball IQ, and versatility make him a great fit for our group on the floor. While his experience, professionalism, grit, and team first character will be key for us in the locker room.”

The Cavaliers traded rights to to Albert Miralles and cash acquired during the trade with Matthew Dellavedova to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Dunleavy played in 31 games with the Bulls last season, missing the first 49 games due to a back injury.

Dunleavy was originally selected by Golden State as the third overall pick of the 2002 NBA Draft.

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