Cavaliers ... By the Numbers

April 12, 2012
by Joe Gabriele Managing Editor

The Wine and Gold are on the road for the first part of the weekend – in the midst of their most strenuous stretch of the season. As Cavalier fans continue to deal with the positive side-effects of “Lesanity,” here are some notable numerals to think about …

19 … points per game Lester Hudson is averaging off the bench, tops in the NBA in April

23.3 … Hudson’s scoring average over his last four games

24.3 … Antawn Jamison’s scoring average over the last four games

.571 … Jamison’s three-point shooting percentage during that same span

7 … NBA D-League players the Cavaliers have used this season, tied with New Jersey for tops in the league

36, 5 … total assists vs. turnovers for Donald Sloan over his last four games

21.0, 13.5 … points and boards Tristan Thompson averaged against in New Jersey this season

156, 318 … total offensive and overall rebounds for Tristan Thompson this season, tops among all rookies

43, 21 … total offensive and overall rebounds Thompson’s closest competitors are to catching him

14 … points Lester Hudson is averaging in the fourth quarter over his last three games

10.9 … points in the paint the Cavaliers average in the fourth quarter, best in the Eastern Conference

4.7, 1.9, 1.2 … Alonzo Gee’s per game improvement from 2010-11 to ’11-12 in points, rebounds and assists

.928 … Cavaliers’ all-time winning percentage against the Bobcats at The Q, including Tuesday’s 103-90 victory

5, 6, 4 … First-rounders, second-rounders and undrafted players that make up the Cavs’ current roster

12.3 … points per game Anthony Parker is averaging since March 27

.651 … Tristan Thompson’s free throw percentage since turning 21 on March 13

13 … different starting lineups Byron Scott has had to use after having the same starting five for the first 18 games