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Welcome to the Summer League, Dion Waiters. Ok, there was still plenty to critique, but Dion Waiters displayed a set of impressive moves with dribble penetration as his 16 points help lead the Cavs Summer League team past the Phoenix Suns 89-74 in their third summer league game. Samardo Samuels turned in another strong performance with 17 points, including a perfect 9-0f-9 from the free throw line. Tyler Zeller posted a double-double with 10 points and 12 boards, while Donald Sloan added 13 points of his own. The Cavaliers next face the Minnesota Timberwolves Thursday night. CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (2-1) POS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A +/- OFF DEF TOT AST PF ST TO BS BA PTS D. Kennedy G-F 17:50 2-6 0-1 2-2 +9 3 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 6 T. Thompson F-C 08:20 2-4 0-0 0-0 -2 2 2 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 4 T. Zeller F-C 27:44 4-10 0-0 2-2 +13 6 6 12 1 5 0 2 1 0 10 G. Temple G 17:34 2-8 0-2 0-1 +6 0 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 D. Sloan G 28:29 4-10 1-3 4-5 +14 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 13 D. Waiters 28:10 5-15 0-1 6-7 +14 1 3 4 2 3 2 2 0 2 16 M. Eric 12:16 2-3 0-0 0-0 +2 4 1 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 S. Samuels 22:13 4-10 0-0 9-9 +20 3 2 5 0 4 0 1 0 2 17 J. Holiday 11:22 2-5 1-1 0-0 +4 0 4 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 5 T. Campbell 11:31 2-4 2-2 1-1 +1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 7 L. Harangody 08:05 1-3 0-1 1-1 -4 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 M. Pressey 05:04 0-1 0-1 0-0 -3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 R. Jones 01:22 0-1 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 K. Irving NWT – COACH’S DECISION Totals 200 30-80 4-12 25-28 20 27 47 13 18 6 8 3 8 89 37.5% 33.3% 89.3% TEAM REBS: 6 TOTAL TO: 9 PHOENIX SUNS (1-1) POS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A +/- OFF DEF TOT AST PF ST TO BS BA PTS D. Sims 24:57 5-11 1-3 1-1 -17 2 2 4 0 4 0 1 0 0 12 C. Garcia 17:23 2-4 0-0 4-5 +8 2 1 3 0 5 0 1 0 0 8 M. Morris 32:44 7-21 1-3 9-10 -14 4 13 17 2 6 0 2 6 0 24 M. Gatens G 18:25 1-5 1-4 0-0 -4 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 K. Marshall G 28:43 0-1 0-1 0-0 -6 0 3 3 5 1 3 5 0 0 0 M. Landry 19:29 4-10 1-3 2-3 -10 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 11 P. O?Bryant 05:20 0-0 0-0 0-0 -1 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 M. Howard 07:41 1-1 1-1 1-2 -2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 P. Tucker 21:35 4-8 0-0 0-2 -11 3 1 4 2 1 0 3 0 1 8 D. Garrett 13:02 2-4 0-1 0-0 -7 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 E. Walker 10:41 0-2 0-1 0-0 -11 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 D. Lighty DNP – COACH’S DECISION Totals 200 26-67 5-17 17-23 13 29 42 12 23 3 15 8 3 74 38.8% 29.4% 73.9% TEAM REBS: 5 TOTAL TO: 15 INACTIVE
  • Cavaliers: –
  • Suns: –
TECHNICAL FOULS
  • Cavaliers: Harangody
  • Suns: Morris
SCORING
  • Lead Changes: 3
  • Times Tied: 3
ARENA STATS
  • Arena: Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • Officials: #12 Scott Bolnick, #35 Scott Johnson, #17 Maggie Tieman
  • Attendance: -
  • Duration: 1:43
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