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Matthew Dellavedova set for early Christmas present

Australian basketball star Matthew Dellavedova is set to pick-up the ultimate Christmas present tomorrow morning when he returns to his former club Cleveland Cavaliers: an NBA championship ring.

The point guard, who was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks at the end of last season, was involved in one of the most memorable NBA Finals series in history as the Cavaliers managed to overcome a 1-3 deficit to the Golden State Warriors to claim the historic title.

Speaking to Cleveland.com ahead of his return with the Bucks, Dellavedova said it's going to be a special moment when he steps back out onto the Quicken Loans Arena floor.

"It's my Christmas present, so I'm really looking forward to it," he said. "My family is going to be in town and it is going to be fun."

Just last week the Cleveland faithful were in full voice to welcome back another of its recently departed champions Timofey Mozgov who received a standing ovation when his Los Angeles Lakers came to town.

"I did see Mozzy get his [ring] and it looked very cool," Dellavedova said.

"It was fun to see Mozzy with that big of a smile on his face and I'm excited."