Cavaliers ... By the Numbers

February 20, 2014
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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