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Is Dion Waiters The NBA's Worst Player?

Probably not. But now that the question has been posed, we should at least do some rudimentary research, just to be sure. As Dion Waiters' college days came to an end at Syracuse, the sixth-man shooting guard was scouted by Joe Treutlein of DraftExpress.com:Waiters brings an interesting package of skills to the table along with a good amount of untapped potential. His style of...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: A look at their projected starters for 2015-‘16

Russell Westbrook The Oklahoma City Thunder have been a top team this decade. They did miss the playoffs this past year, but that was due to injuries. Oklahoma has a great roster on paper when everyone is healthy. They made some moves last season and they are even better than they were before. They picked up key players last season in Enes Kanter and Dion Waiters. Both can easily...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City’s Dion Waiters Plays a Key Role in Thunder’s Success

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – MARCH 20: Dion Waiters #23 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dunks against the Atlanta Hawks on March 20, 2015 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images) The Oklahoma...
Via The Sports Journal
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at the Thunder's potential draft targets

Last time the Oklahoma city Thunder were in the lottery, they did pretty okay for themselves, selecting Russell Westbrook. Now, the Thunder are back in the lottery, with the chance to add yet another young, talented prospect. Should they look to add a wing? A two guard to replace Reggie Jackson, even though Dion Waiters is still on the team? Or will they simply follow the "best...
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Michigan Star Nik Stauskas’ House Got “Popcorned”

Every year, NBA veterans like to haze rookies a bit, and one of the more popular moves is to “popcorn” a player’s car. Dion Waiters, who now plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder but was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers, received one of the worst in history, if you remember. But this week, former Michigan star Nik Stauskas, who plays for the Sacramento Kings, came home to an...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook surprises single mom with new car

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook won the Most Valuable Player award for the 2015 All-Star Game in New York City.  He was given a KIA SUV for winning the award and decided he would try to find a a recipient in the Oklahoma City community that truly needed it. Westbrook, through the help of the Thunder and Sunbeam Family Services, found 19-year old Kerstin Gonzalez...
Via Sports-Glory
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron thought Kyrie was a ballhog when season started

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving openly admit that their relationship has been a rocky one during their first season as teammates. Some people may not understand just how frustrated LeBron was with the former Duke star a few short months ago. In a recent interview with Joe Vardon of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, Irving...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook posts fourth consecutive triple-double

  Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook went off Wednesday for his fourth consecutive triple-double. Westbrook set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Thunder to a 123-118 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Westbrook became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to post at least four consecutive triple-doubles, according to ESPN...
Via Sports-Glory
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters (Sorta) Cost The Thunder A Game With This Awful Turnover

Dion Waiters had a costly turnover in overtime of Thursday’s OKC-Phoenix game. With less than a minute to go, Waiters looking to get the ball to D.J. Augustin, tossed the ball into the first-row. As bad as Waiters’ turnover was, Russell Westbrook still had a chance to tie the game but he missed the layup […] The post Dion Waiters (Sorta) Cost The Thunder A Game With This Awful...
Via Diehardsport
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

This Dion Waiters Begging For The Ball Compilation Video Is The Best Thing On The Web

Well done, Complex Sports. You’ve made it even funnier all the time Dion Waiters has begged for the ball on the Cavs and now the Thunder. Dion Waiters asked if he's seen the Vines poking fun at him: "I don’t got Vine. I got it, but I’m locked out. Can’t find the password." — Anthony Slater […] The post This Dion Waiters Begging For The Ball Compilation Video Is The...
Via Diehardsport
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

On Love and the Cavaliers

This is sort of about basketball, but mostly about not basketball. Dion Waiters and the Oklahoma City Thunder played against the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Sunday. Waiters was unsurprisingly and unwarrantedly booed, which feels approximately appropriate given his Philadelphia upbringing. Dion has talked some mess since being traded and ruffled some feathers long before that, but his...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rude homecoming for Waiters

CLEVELAND-- €”It wasn't the homecoming he had hoped for. Dion Waiters came back to Quicken Loans Arena as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder for the first time since he was traded and it was a rude homecoming for the third year pro. When Waiters came off the bench as the Thunder's sixth man with 7:16 to play in the first quarter, he came in to a chorus of 'boos' as he was introduced...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron James Tells Dion Waiters To Check Him, Drills Three Over Former Teammate

LeBron James drilled a three-pointer right in the face of his former teammate during Sunday’s Cavs-Thunder game. A very favorable matchup if you’re a Cavaliers fan. Related: Dion Waiters begging for the ball against former team The post LeBron James Tells Dion Waiters To Check Him, Drills Three Over Former Teammate appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson Destroys Dion Waiters’ Shot Attempt

Dion Waiters had his shot attempt sent flying away by his former teammate, Tristan Thompson, during Sunday’s Cavs-Thunder game. The post Tristan Thompson Destroys Dion Waiters’ Shot Attempt appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters didn't work for the Cavs, and here's why

Dion Waiters shoots too much, and the Cavaliers were OK with that. What the Cavs and coach David Blatt wanted was for Waiters to shoot, well, differently. Now, none of this is meant to indict the Cavs or Waiters, who returns to Cleveland today as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder (3:30 p.m., ABC). Waiters averaged 13.7 points for the Cavs in two-and-half seasons. The Cavs thought...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Waiters Unconcered He Didn't Receive Goodbye Message From LeBron

Dion Waiters said he has only spoken to Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson among former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates since his trade to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Waiters added LeBron James has yet to text or call him since the deal. "Man, he had his chance to reach out," Waiters said. "I'm not losing any sleep. "I'm blessed because I went from a great organization to another great...
Via RealGM
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters: 'I actually touch the ball' with OKC

Dion Waiters, once one of the many problems in the Cleveland Cavaliers organization, is now thriving as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder after...
Via Athlon Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters Treated 'With Love' By Thunder, Gets To Touch The Ball

Dion Waiters was averaging 14.4 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game over his first five with the Oklahoma City Thunder before Tuesday's game. “They brought me in since Day One with love,” Waiters said. “It seems like I’ve been here forever. It seems like I’ve been playing with them forever, too. When I came here, we clicked right away.” Waiters was in and out...
Via RealGM
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters Has Hilarious Quote Regarding Touching The Ball In OKC

Dion Waiters has suited up five games for the Oklahoma City Thunder since being traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers.The 23-year-old guard has scored at least 15 points in his last four games. The reason? He actually gets to touch the ball with OKC. “Listen,” he said, “they give me the ball. Like, I touch the […] The post Dion Waiters Has Hilarious Quote Regarding Touching...
Via Diehardsport
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott Brooks, Thunder must define players' roles for playoffs chase

OKLAHOMA CITY –€“ Scott Brooks has had to deal with a lot this season. Now, he's got Dion Waiters. Hang on, that's not a bad thing. It's just another thing. The Thunder were already saturated at the shooting guard position. Now things are getting congested. Brooks and the Thunder have something more to worry about than Waiters and the oh-so-crowded guard spot. Because of the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Dion Waiters will only improve team

Dion Waiters The Oklahoma City Thunder are still battling for a playoff berth in the Western Conference as they currently sit in the 10th spot. With the acquisition of  Dion Waiters, the Thunder will only improve and have another offensive weapon at their disposal to get them over the hump. Having the third year guard Dion Waiters will only enhance the bench productivity...
Via isportsweb.com
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Celtics Performance as of Late

Dion Waiters, the newest Thunder teammate, hit the game-changing bucket to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Utah Jazz on Friday night 99-94. In his first home game with the Thunder since being acquired from Cleveland earlier this week, Waiters hit a 3-pointer on an assist from Durant with 23 seconds left to put Oklahoma City up by four. Waiters had missed a 3-pointer not...
Via TopSportsReport
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Fourth quarter rally sends Thunder past Jazz

Dion Waiters made a game-clinching 3-pointer and the Thunder bench celebrated. Well, most of them did. Well, pretty much all of them did. Reggie Jackson didn't seem thrilled.  While Oklahoma City needed a fourth-quarter rally to get past Utah 99-94 Friday night, the Thunder world turned. First, OKC got over a two-game losing streak, and second, the team officially shifted in a direction...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Thunder didn’t want to give Harden’s number to Waiters

Dion Waiters ending up with the Oklahoma City Thunder was tough to see coming. But the Cleveland Cavaliers finally found a way to ship off their oft...
Via Athlon Sports
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters “a little bitter” about timing of his trade

The great thing about professional sports at the highest level in this country is that people will pay you outrageous sums of money to play a game for a living. One of the bummers is that you seldom have a chance to play in front of your hometown friends and family, unless you’re drafted by your hometown franchise. Dion Waiters’ hometown is Philadelphia, and on Monday night he...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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