Cavaliers ... By The Numbers

February 28, 2013
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Cavaliers By The Numbers

With Wednesday’s win over Toronto, the Cavaliers completed their most successful month of the season – having lost just a single game since the All-Star Break. As the Wine and Gold prepare for a Friday night contest with the Clippers, here are some interesting integers from their recent run …


3 … straight games that Dion Waiters has topped the 20-point plateau

11 … games that Waiters has topped that mark this season

12-10 … Irving, Waiters, Gee, Thompson and Zeller's record as a starting unit

9-2 … Cavaliers record against their last 11 Eastern Conference opponents

6-0 … Cavaliers record against Eastern Conference opponents at The Q during that timespan

.809 … Cavaliers free throw shooting percentage since December 28

20.3 … points per game Dion Waiters is averaging over the last six games

9, 11 … games (of the 15 that they’ve played as Cavaliers) that Wayne Ellington and Marreese Speights, respectively, have notched double-figures

38.8 … points per game the Cavaliers’ second unit is averaging since the All-Star Break

0 … combined games that Tristan Thompson and Alonzo Gee have missed this season

6-0 … Cavs record at The Q when they shoot between 45 and 50 percent from the floor

6.1 … rebounds per game Tyler Zeller is averaging this year, 3rd best among all rookies

15.9 … second-chance points the Cavaliers are averaging this season, good for 2nd in the NBA

1 … Dion Waiters’ rank among all Eastern Conference rookies in scoring (14.6), assists (3.1) and steals (1.0)

106.4 … points per game the Cavaliers averaged in February, their second-highest scoring month since February 1993 and 2nd highest in the Eastern Conference

14 … double-doubles Tristan Thompson has notched over his last 32 games

8.3 … points Kyrie Irving averaged in the fourth quarter since January 8, best in the Eastern Conference

4.4 … points Kyrie Irving averaged in the final three minutes of the fourth quarter, best in the NBA during that same stretch

0 … Cavaliers to ever tally at least 10 points and 5 rebounds in his first seven games before Marreese Speights did so

13 … combined wins for the Cavaliers in January and February, six more than in the first three months of the season

8-0 … Cavaliers record when they outshoot their opponent at The Q

27, 24 … games this season that Tristan Thompson has led the team in rebounding and blocked shots, respectively

38, 7, 30, 20, 9 … games this season that Kyrie Irving has led the team in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and blocked shots, respectively