Cavaliers ... By The Numbers
On Tuesday night, the Wine and Gold tip off the 2012-13 campaign at The Q when they welcome the Washington Wizards. To get you started for the season, here's some nifty Opener-centric numerals ...
.500, 1.000 … Kyrie Irving’s shooting percentage from three-point range and the free throw line over the last three games of the preseason
12-31 … Cavs record in openers all-time
24.3 … Average age of the current 15-man Cavaliers roster
15 … Days between the Cavs second and third home games to start the 2012-13 season
387 … Career regular and postseason games that C.J. Miles played before he turned 25
27 … Cavs pre-season ranking on NBA.com, one spot below the Suns and one spot above the Wizards
8.4 … Preseason points per game for rookies, Dion Waiters and Tyler Zeller
12/26 … Date of the Cavaliers 2011-12 opener
5-12 … Cavaliers record in home openers
5 … Preseason games in which C.J. Miles averaged double-figures.
41, 24, 20 … Cavaliers all-time highs in scoring (Bingo Smith), rebounding (Elmore Smith) and assists (Brevin Knight) against Washington
27 … points for the game's leading scorer (Larry Hughes) the last time Cleveland played Washington in the home opener -- topping the Wizards 97-94