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Dion Waiters

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Selected in the first round (4th overall pick) of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Cavaliers.

COLLEGE CAREER
Played two seasons at Syracuse…in 71 games, averaged 9.7 points on .453 shooting, 1.9 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals in 20.4 minutes per game…during his sophomore season, averaged 12.6 points on .476 shooting, 2.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.8 steals in 24.1 minutes per game…earned Third Team All-Big East honors and was named Big East Sixth Man of the Year…named to the Big East All-Tournament Team…ranked second on team in scoring, first in steals and third in assists…scored in double figures in 26 of 37 games…made a career-high seven three-point field goals and scored a career-best 28 points against Cincinnati in the Big East Tournament…scored 12 points and dished out a season-high seven assists against Marquette…had a career-high six steals along with 19 points against George Washington….played in 34 games during his freshman season, averaging 6.6 points on .411 shooting, 1.6 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.1 steals in 16.3 minutes per game…scored in double figures in eight games…scored a season-high 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting in the NCAA Tournament against Marquette…dished out a career-high eight assists against Morgan State…scored 17 points along with five assists against Colgate.

PERSONAL
Son of Dion Waiters Sr. and Monique Brown…cousin of Syracuse teammate Scoop Jardine…majored in communication and rhetorical studies.

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Height: 6'4''/ 1.93m
Weight: 225 lbs./ 102.1 kg
Born: December 10, 1991
From: Syracuse University
Draft: 1st Round (4th pick) 2012 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2012
Years Pro: 2
Previous Teams:
  Cleveland Cavaliers 2012 - 2013
Prior to NBA/Country: Syracuse/USA

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