Cavaliers ... By the Numbers
9.5 . . . Difference in points per game the Cavs were allowing in February (109.4) compared to March (99.9) – the biggest month-to-month improvement in the league in that span.
20 . . . Double-doubles for J.J. Hickson since he was moved to starting center (and now back to power forward).
10, 8 . . . Samardo Samuels’ rank among NBA rookies in scoring and rebounding.
2 . . . Eastern Conference teams – (Chicago and Orlando) – besides the Cavaliers that have beaten the Celtics, Heat and Lakers this season.
23 . . . Different starting lineups that Byron Scott has used this year.
.467 . . . Baron Davis’ three-point percentage as a Cavalier.
.923 . . . Davis’ free throw percentage as a Cavalier.
86 . . . Three-pointers Daniel Gibson needs to pass Danny Ferry for fourth on the Cavaliers all-time list.
.539, .514 . . . Cavaliers’ shooting percentages from the field and from three-point range in back-to-back games against Miami and Charlotte.
21.3, 12.4 . . . scoring and rebounding average for J.J. Hickson in the Cavaliers’ last seven wins.
.772 . . . Anthony Parker’s shooting percentage from the floor – 13-for-18 – over the last two games.
1.000 . . . Parker’s shooting percentage from beyond the arc – 6-for-6 – over the last two.
16, 6.4 . . . Ramon Sessions’ point and assist-per-game averages since the beginning of February.
.914 . . . J.J. Hickson’s free throw percentage over the past seven games.
3-0 . . . Cavaliers record against the Knicks this season, with one more matchup this Sunday in New York.