Dion Waiters




PRESEASON 24 47.6 44.4 78.3 12.3 1.7 26 1
CAREER STATS 28.3 41.1 33.4 70.7 12.8 2.6 2.5 0.2


6 ft4 in

/ 1.93m


220 lbs

/ 99.8kg


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Goran Dragic scores 17 and the Miami Heat win by 30 over the Orlando Magic 107-77.

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The Heat get 17 points from Goran Dragic and 15 each from Dion Waiters and Tyler Johnson as they take down the Magic, 107-77.

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Dion Waiters dribbles down the court and throws up a shot to beat the buzzer and Waiters is successful.

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Tyler Johnson had 17 points and 5 assists to help the Heat beat the Spurs, 108-100.

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Tyler Johnson tallies 17 points, Justice Winslow with 15 points. Heat beat Spurs, 108-100.


Tyler Johnson tallies 17 points, Winslow with 15. Heat beat Spurs, 108-100.

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Dion Waiters explodes on the fast break and hammers down the one-hand facial.

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Justise Winslow drives baseline and delivers the pretty dime to Hassan Whiteside for the bucket plus the foul.


Dion Waiters climbs the ladder for the big two-hand slam.


Dion Waiters finds a trailing Serge Ibaka with the no-look pass for the big slam.


Coming off the screen, Dion Waiters drives to the basket and drops the shovel pass to Steven Adams for layup.

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Dion Waiters denies Festus Ezeli's dunk attempt.

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Serge Ibaka's block spurs a Thunder fast break capped by Dion Waiters finding Russell Westbrook for the layup and foul.


Oklahoma City Thunder had 10 blocks against the Warriors.


Thunder passes the ball around the arc and it ends in the hand of an open Dion Waiters who buries the three-pointer.


Stephen Curry scores 31 points and adds 7 rebounds as the Warriors beat the Thunder 120-111 to force Game 6 in the Western Conference Finals.


Russell Westbrook goes off for 36 points, 11 assists, and 11 rebounds as the Thunder blow by the Warriors in Game 4, 118-94.


Dion Waiters drives in for the layup in traffic.


Dion Waiters finds Kevin Durant for the triple.


Dion Waiters stops and pops the triple.


Professional History

2013-14 SEASON: In 70 games (24 starts), averaged 15.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 29.6 minutes… Over the last 15 games, averaged 21.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 36.0 minutes per game… Led all Eastern Conference bench players in points per game (14.7)(min. 45 games off bench)… Tallied 19 points on 7-12 (.583) shooting in 27 minutes against Brooklyn on Apr. 16… Posted a team-high 23 points on 8-15 (.533) shooting, four boards and a career-high five steals in 30 minutes at Milwaukee on Apr. 11… Tied his season high with four made three-pointers and finished a game-high 22 points on 9-18 (.500) shooting, three rebounds and eight assists in 31 minutes against Detroit on Apr. 9… Double-Doubles–1 on the season, 1 in career; DND’S –4 on the season; NWT’S–3 on the season; Injury List–Missed 2 games from Nov. 15-16 due to illness; Missed 3 games due to right wrist tendinitis from Dec. 20 -23; Missed 7 games from Feb. 19- Mar. 1 due to a hyperextended left knee; Inactive List–5 on the season.

2012-13 SEASON: Played in 61 games (48 starts)….averaged 14.7 points on .412 shooting, 2.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.0 steal in 28.8 minutes per game…also shot .310 from three-point range and .746 from the free throw line…among rookies, ranked second in points per game, fourth in assists per game and fourth in steals per game…made more field goals and free throws than any other Eastern Conference rookie despite missing 21 games…participated in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend, pouring in 23 points on 11-12 (.917) shooting from the field, three assists and one steal in 19 minutes for Team Shaq…winner of the NBA’s Rookie of the Month Award, for games played in February…in his NBA debut, scored 17 points while swiping three steals in 28 minutes against Washington on Oct. 30…in just his fourth career game, he shot 7-11 (.636) from behind the three-point line and finished with 28 points, becoming the first player in NBA history to have seven or more three-pointers in one of his first six games…also the first Cavs rookie to make seven three-pointers in a game and the first rookie to make at least seven triples in a game since Mavericks guard Rodrigue Beaubois made a rookie record nine triples on March 27, 2010…made at least one three-pointer in each of his first 13 games of his career (Oct. 30-Nov. 24) and is one of three players in league history to have started their careers with 10-or-more consecutive games with a three-point field goal (Damian Lillard, Rudy Fernandez)…swiped a career-high four steals on Nov. 26 at Memphis…dished out a career-best seven assists five times on the season…finished with a career-high 33 points on 12-18 (.667) shooting and added five assists in 29 minutes off the bench at Sacramento on Jan. 14 to become just the third rookie in Cavaliers history to score at least 30 points off the bench, joining Mike Mitchell (32 points on Jan. 6, 1979) and Derek Anderson (30 points on April 3, 1998)…the last NBA rookie to score 30 points off the bench was Roddy Beaubois (40 points on March 27, 2010)… tallied a team-best 26 points on 11-17 (.647) shooting and three assists in 31 minutes on Feb. 24 at Miami…scored 25 points on 10-16 (.625) shooting from the field in 36 minutes in a victory at Chicago Feb. 26…during a six game stretch from Feb. 13-27, averaged 20.3 points on .522 shooting from the field…averaged 16.1 points in 16 games after the All-Star break…recorded three consecutive games of at least 20 points twice on the year (Feb. 24-27 and March 10-15)…scored 10-19 points 31 times, scored 20-29 points 13 times and scored 30 or more points once…led the team in scoring 20 times, assists 11 times, steals nine times and blocks nine times…missed games from Dec. 3-15 with a left ankle sprain…missed games from March 4-6 due to illness…missed games from March 20-April 9 with a left knee injury…missed game on April 12 due to personal matters…was DNP-CD one time, DND three times and NWT four times on the season…was placed on the Inactive List 13 times on the season.

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

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...proud father of Dion Rhalik Waiters...cousin of Syracuse teammate Scoop Jardine...majored in communication and rhetorical studies...co-hosted the Dream Chasers Sports and Entertainment Summit in Philadelphia in August 2013 which offered advice to students.

Career Snapshot


Traditional Season Stats

Season2015 78GP 2151MIN 282FGM 706FGA 39.9FG% 863PM 2403PA 35.83P% 112FTM 157FTA 71.3FT% 36OREB 166DREB 202REB 154AST 120TOV 81STL 15BLK 143PF 0DD2 0TD3 762PTS 219+/-

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