Cavaliers ... By the Numbers

February 20, 2014
by Joe Gabriele
Cavs.com Managing Editor

Including Wednesday night’s win over the Magic at The Q, the Cavaliers have extended their win streak to six games – their longest run in almost four years. During that time, the Wine and Gold have put up some rock solid numbers, and we break them down below …


14.5 … points per game for Dion Waiters coming off the bench, tops among all Eastern Conference reserves

37.5 … points per game the Cavaliers bench is averaging, good for 2nd best in the Eastern Conference

39 … games out of 55 played that the Cavs bench has outscored the opponent’s

0 … starts that Tristan Thompson has missed since cracking the starting lineup on March 18, 2012

10-1 … Cavaliers record this season when they hold their opponent under 40 percent shooting

62, 21 … points and assists that the Cavs All-Star duo of Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters combined for in two games over the weekend in New Orleans

.432 … CJ Miles three-point percentage since the start of 2014

3 … Cavaliers who notched a double-double against Philadelphia on Tuesday night, the second time the Wine and Gold has done so this season and the first time three Cavs had double-digit points and boards since February 2008

12.0, 5.0 … scoring and rebounding averages for Tyler Zeller over his last four starts

21.3 …Kyrie Irving’s scoring average, tops among all point guards in the Eastern Conference

16 … games out of his last 21 that Anderson Varejao has grabbed double-digit rebounds

19.8 … combined rebounding averages for Anderson Varejao and Tristan Thompson, the third-ranked rebounding duo in the East

26 … Double-doubles this season for Tristan Thompson, including each of his last four games

17.3, 13.0 … Thompson’s scoring and rebounding averages over that four-game stretch

12 … games that Dion Waiters has topped the 20-point plateau off the bench, third-highest total in the NBA

29 … points that Cleveland beat Philadelphia by in the first game after the All-Star Break, the Cavs’ largest margin of victory this season

14.1 … offensive rebounds the Cavaliers are averaging as a team in 2014, second-best mark in the NBA over that span

15.8 … second-chance points the Cavaliers are averaging as a team in 2014, third-best mark in the NBA over that span

6 … straight games that the Cavaliers have topped the Orlando Magic, including Wednesday’s 101-93 win at The Q