Cavaliers ... By the Numbers

January 6, 2014
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The Wine and Gold will try to get back into the win column when they welcome the Sixers to Cleveland on a frigid Tuesday night. In the meantime, several Cavaliers have been stuffing the stat sheet, chronicled by another installment of By the Numbers ….


13.2, 10.2 … scoring and rebounding averages for Tristan Thompson over his last 18 games

39.2 … points the Cavaliers’ bench is averaging, tops in the Eastern Conference and fourth-best in the NBA

8 … consecutive games at The Q that Kyrie Irving has scored at least 20 points

18.0, 5.3, 1.7 … points, rebounds and steals that C.J. Miles is averaging over his last three games

+5 … points Cavaliers are ahead so far this season when Miles is on the floor, tops among regular rotation players

16.2 … points Dion Waiters’ averages coming off the bench this season, making him the highest-scoring reserve in the Eastern Conference

8 … games this season that Waiters has scored at least 20 points off the bench

.457 … three-point percentage for Matthew Dellavedova, leading both the Cavaliers as well as all NBA rookies with at least 15 attempts

19.4 … average combined rebounds for Tristan Thompson (9.8) and Anderson Varejao (9.6), making them the second-best rebounding duo in the Eastern Conference behind only Detroit’s Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe

5 … games this season that the Cavaliers have blocked ten or more shots

22.2 … points per game Kyrie Irving is averaging this year, the highest scoring average among Eastern Conference point guards

4-2 … Cavaliers’ record in overtime games this season, tying Philadelphia for most victories in extra sessions

3.8 … assists per game for Jarrett Jack, tops in the Eastern Conference among all reserves

10.5, .417 … Jack’s scoring average and three-point percentage since December 6

4 … shots blocked by Kyrie Irving in a December 20 win over Milwaukee, becoming the only Cavalier in franchise history to block four shots while scoring 39 points in the same game

3-0 … Cavaliers home record on Saturday nights this season

15,279 … days that Rick Roberson’s Cavaliers’ record of 25 rebounds in a single game stood alone before Anderson Varejao tied it on January 2