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Dion Waiters came off the Cavaliers' bench last night to attempt 18 field goals in 26 minutes.
He made seven, finished with 15 points and the Cavs lost to the Lakers by 20 in Los Angeles.
The 7-18 shooting display from Waiters, to be fair, was certainly not without it's cringe-worthy moments.
It also marked the 18th time in 31 games that Dion shot less than 40 percent from the field for the night.
That level of consistent inefficiency is not good and obviously needs improve next season.
At this point in his NBA development, though, with the Cavaliers currently leading the NBA in losses, there is no reason Waiters should not take each and every one of these field goals he's attempting.
He can keep bombing until they start to fall as far as I'm concerned. Use the entire 2012-13 regular season to try and find an NBA rhythm if he has to.
Last night, the 21-year-old Waiters shot 38.9 percent from the floor and 25 percent from three. Not even...
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They shared the ball well. They were able to make shots — they made a lot of shots tonight. We contested them. I think we did a pretty good job on the defensive end.
– Cleveland Cavaliers Dion Waiters, Tuesday night, after his team gave up a season-worst 124 points (on 51.2 percent shooting) in a loss to the Sacramento Kings. The Kings (14-24) score an average of 97.7 points...
When Dion Waiters has a night like this, it gives you hope.
Yes, the Cavaliers dumped a 124-118 decision to the host Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Yes, they treated defense like some sort of nasty shellfish allergy. And yes, the Cavs were swept by a team that has one eye on the door, as the franchise gears for a move out of town.
But Waiters, man, that was something else.
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LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers a hot mess. It was an ugly breakup, with fans burning his jersey and the owner Dan Gilbert going on a rant saying that the Cavs would win a title before the "so-called King" would. Meanwhile James was in South Beach predicting multiple titles.
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As far as this season goes, the Cavaliers are a mystery from night to night and not a team you can pick to win. When they put four quarters together, theyre actually pretty enjoyable and have a chance against anyone. But that happens about twice a month. Otherwise, they need to rely on their opponent not playing well. Tonight, theyre playing a similar team in the Kings...
SACRAMENTO -- The Sacrament Kings didn't dominate, but they held on for a 124-118 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night at Sleep Train Arena before an announced crowd of 12,194. DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings (14-24) with 26 points, 14 rebounds and six assists. Marcus Thornton scored 20 off the bench, Tyreke Evans had 18, and reserve Jimmer Fredette added 16...
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