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Dion Waiters Wants To Win Sixth Man Of The Year Award

Whether it was his decison or forced upon him is a story for another day, but Dion Waiters has learned to embrace his new role as the Cavaliers’ top scoring reserve. After a few rough outings, Waiters now seems ready to manage his microwave role off the Bench.  The mercurial shooting guard told that “his goal is to win the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award.”...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters now eyeing up Sixth Man of the Year award

While questions still loom regarding Dion Waiters and the guard’s willingness to embrace a role off of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ bench, the third-year sparkplug out of Syracuse has (once again) started saying all of the right things. From Chris Haynes at the NEOMG: “I would be very grateful, thankful for the opportunity [to win the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award],” Waiters...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dion Waiters refuses to pass to LeBron, misses shot

The Cleveland Cavaliers will be among the NBA’s most watched teams this season thanks to the combination of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love. However, the way Dion Waiters meshes with them is a dynamic that will be monitored closely as well. Late in the fourth quarter Monday night’s 106-97 loss to the Denver...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters’ national anthem controversy began with a “simple miscommunication”

If you talk to a lot of Cleveland Cavaliers fans before the season, there was one underlying concern for the season.  Not LeBron James’ weight loss.  Not the chemistry between the newest Big 3.  Not first year head coach David Blatt. No, what does the old adage say, “too many cooks can spoil the broth?”  (I think someone said that one time.)  And one cook in particular...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters calls report about skipping national anthem a ‘damn lie’

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters was not present for the national anthem on Wednesday before his team faced the Utah Jazz. While some speculated that Waiters was showing his displeasure with his role on the team, he later revealed that he decided to remain in the locker room for the national anthem because of his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters Says He Skipped National Anthem Because Of Muslim Faith

The media in Cleveland was curious as to why Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters was absent during the national anthem Wednesday night before the Cavs’ matchup with the Utah Jazz. Now, they have their answer. Waiters told media Friday, per The Plain Dealer’s Chris Haynes, that he plans to excuse himself from national anthems because he is rededicating himself to his Muslim faith....
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters will skip national anthems due to religious beliefs

With the Cleveland Cavaliers off to a 1-3 start, fingers have been pointed in several directions for the reason behind the slow start. One guy who has received his share of the blame is Dion Waiters, who may not be happy with his current role. Waiters started Cleveland’s first three games of the season. On...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters seems unhappy with role on Cavs

Dion Waiters offered a quote on Wednesday that makes it seem like he is not too happy with his role on the Cavaliers. Waiters, who was the No. 4 overall pick in the 2012 draft, is being asked to focus on playing good defense and catch-and-shoot 3-pointers. “That’s not my game,” Waiters told The Akron...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: “I’m still trying to find my way”

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Dion Waiters is under heavy scrutiny following the team’s 19-point loss to the Portland Trailblazers. The third-year shooting guard is averaging 8.3 points and shooting 30 percent from the field while being benched during multiple fourth-quarter comeback attempts. A lightning rod for criticism, it has taken all of three games for his staring role...
Via Waiting For Next Year
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters is tremendous fun on Twitter

Dion Waiters, oft-criticized Cleveland Cavaliers guard, is on Twitter. A lot. He’ll stay up late at night retweeting his fans and admirers, sharing photoshops and pictures of them wearing his gear. Over the past few days since LeBron James’ announcement, Waiters has been particularly excitable on Twitter. Below are a collection of some of my recent favorites. Here he is, a 22...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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