Updated 03:05 PM EDT, Sat, Sep 18, 2021

Matthew Dellavedova Now Out of Hospital! Cavs Player Ready for Game 4

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Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova is out of the hospital after he was dehydrated due to exhaustion during Game 3. He is surely ready to battle it out again with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming Game 4.

Yahoo Sports reports the Australian player was released from the Cleveland Clinic on Wednesday and is preparing to bring the great defense he has been providing the team for the past three games, especially against NBA 2015 most valuable player Stephen Curry.

He reportedly received IV treatment when he cramped up after Tuesday's game, then he was taken to the hospital for additional treatment. Despite his health inconvenience, he was still able to score 20 points during the 38 minutes he was on the court.

''I've felt like I've pushed the limit a few times, but that's probably the tiredest I've been. I'm feeling good now, though, so it's good we don't have to play back-to-backs,'' he said.

The Washington Post has learned that the point guard suffered from fatigue caused by dehydration.

"The tank is low and we are doing all we can to fill it back up," said Cavs coach David Blatt.

The player became an unlikely hero for the team when he filled in for Kyrie Irving, who is out for the entire season because of a broken left kneecap sustained in the NBA Finals Game 1.

"I told him I would limit his minutes, and he said, 'No, you're not.' Hopefully, in the ensuing 48 hours he'll be able ... to get back up to par, so to speak. He'll be out there and we'll monitor how he is doing," Blatt said.

The Washington Post noted that dehydration would usually lead to severe muscle cramping, which James also experienced in the past. In worst cases, it can limit the mobility of a player.

Meanwhile, Blatt is positive that Dellavedova will again be a big help to the team.

"Well, I mean, I know one thing I'm going to count on Delly is how hard he's going to play. He's going to give everything he's got. His body, he's going to throw his body all over the place. And he's going to compete at a high level however many minutes he's out on the floor. It was great to have someone like that out on the floor that was willing to sacrifice everything for the better of the team," Blatt said.

In a similar ESPN report, Blatt said the team will closely monitor Dellavedova's playing time moving forward, but noted that the player has rejected his time on the court during the series.

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