Cavaliers ... By the Numbers

September 26, 2013
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By this time next week, the NBA offseason will feel like a distant memory as Training Camp looms just days away. Here are some final figures from this past offseason. In just a few weeks, the digits we break down will be from the hardwood …


17.3 … Points per game Dion Waiters averaged at this year’s Summer League run in Vegas, where he was the team’s leading scorer

9786, 9616 … approximate miles, respectively, that Sergey Karasev traveled to attend the NBA Draft in New York on June 27 and his introductory trip to Cleveland on July 22

19.0, .567, .455 … Sergey’s scoring average, field goal and three-point percentage (20-42) in the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, leading his Russian squad to the Gold medal

11.6, 10 … Points and rebounds that Tristan Thompson averaged for Team Canada in this summer’s FIBA Americas Tournament

13 … number of new head coaches in the NBA this season, including the return of Mike Brown to the Cavs bench

.663 … Mike Brown’s winning percentage in his previous five seasons with the Wine and Gold

465 … combined NBA head coaching victories for two of Mike Brown’s assistant coaches this season – Bernie Bickerstaff and Jim Boylan

22,000,000 … dollars raised by the Cavaliers Youth Fund since its inception in 1993

.515 … Tyler Zeller’s field goal percentage at Vegas Summer League

298 … combined regular and postseason wins Andrew Bynum has accumulated by the age of 26

16.1, 8.1 … Points and rebounds Anthony Bennett averaged in his one season at UNLV, earning him First Team All-Mountain West honors

11.2, 11.7 … Points and rebounds Anderson Varejao has averaged over his last 82 games

17.2, 4.4, 4.7 … Jarrett Jack’s scoring, rebound and assist numbers in last year’s playoff run with Golden State

3 … players sent to the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team mini-camp in Vegas, making Cleveland the only NBA team to send a trio of players (Irving, Waiters, Zeller)

23, 7 … points and assists Kyrie Irving netted for Team White in a scrimmage at the mini-camp

21, 7, 9 … average age in years, months and days of the Cavaliers’ six first-rounders (Irving, Thompson, Waiters, Zeller, Bennett, Karasev) from the last three Drafts

34 … total days from the publishing of this article until the Cavaliers tip off the 2013-14 schedule with the Brooklyn Nets at The Q