Cavaliers ... By The Numbers

December 4, 2012
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Cavaliers By The Numbers

The young Cavaliers welcome the Bulls to town on Wednesday night and, despite coming off a couple losses, have put up some noteworthy numbers as the season's calendar turns to December.


.560 …. Omri Casspi’s 3-point percentage over the last seven games

15.2 … points per game Dion Waiters is averaging this season, making him the second-leading scorer among all rookies

551 … career three-pointers made by Daniel Gibson, moving him past Wesley Person and into third place on the Cavaliers’ all-time list

15.4 … rebounds per game Anderson Varejao is averaging, best in the NBA

2.7 … rebounds per game the next closest competitor – Memphis’ Zach Randolph – is from Varejao for the top spot

6.2 … offensive rebounds per game Varejao is averaging, best in the NBA

1.3 … offensive rebounds per game the next closest competitor – Memphis’ Zach Randolph – is from Varejao for the top spot

12 … road games played by the Cavaliers so far this season – most in the Eastern Conference, twice as many as the Chicago Bulls

7.0 … assists per game Dion Waiters has averaged over his last three games

38.1 … points per game the combination of Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters were averaging before their respective injuries

40 … combined age of the combination of Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters

15.1 … points per contest Jeremy Pargo is averaging as a starter

9 … straight games that Anderson Varejao has notched a double-double, the longest streak of his career and two shy of the Cavaliers’ team record

16.0, 17.6 … Varejao’s scoring and rebounding averages during his nine-game run

22 … total assists for Tristan Thompson through 16 games this season after dishing out just 27 in 60 games last year

9.3 … offensive rebounds per game allowed by the Cavaliers this season, best mark in the NBA

22 … sets of back-to-backs the Cavaliers will play this season

6 … sets of back-to-backs the Cavaliers will play in the month of December

23.6, 12.6 … points and rebounds per game Kevin Jones was averaging in Canton before being called up by the Cavs this week

38.8 … total rebounds per game allowed by the Cavaliers this season, also the best mark in the league