Betway By the Numbers: DG's Season in Review

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Darius Garland had an excellent 2022-23 season in the Wine & Gold. He set a career-high in scoring and handed out loads of assists. Here are some of impressive numbers from our point guard's year...

1 … players in the NBA – and in Cavaliers history – to average at least 20.0 points and 7.0 assists while shooting 41 percent or better from three-point range: Darius Garland in 2022-23. 

56 … games this past season that Darius Garland led the team in assists – also pacing the squad 22 times in scoring and on 21 occasions in steals.

125 … assists that Darius Garland (1,679) needs to pass Craig Ehlo (1,803) and move into the Cavaliers all-time Top 10 list.  

6 … players in NBA history to have tallied at least 50 points while hitting 10 three-pointers and handing out at least five assists – Steph Curry, Damian Lillard, Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, James Harden and DG the PG.  

18 … double-doubles that Darius Garland posted this past season – 10 of those while also scoring at least 20 points – and part of 54 over the course of his career.  

11-0 … Cavaliers record this past season when Darius Garland hands out double-digit assists on his home floor. 

3 … players in Cavaliers history to net at least 40 points on 70 percent shooting from beyond the arc while handing out at least eight assists – LeBron James, Ron Harper and Darius Garland’s December 28 performance against Brooklyn.  

26 … three-pointers that Garland (553) needs to pass Daniel Gibson (578) for 7th on the Cavaliers all-time list.

.527 … Darius Garland’s three-point shooting percentage (29-for-55) in the month of March. 

4 … Cavaliers in team history 23 years old or younger to register back-to-back seasons averaging at least 20.0 points per game – LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Collin Sexton and Darius Garland.  

+441 … Darius Garland’s +/- number this past season – best on the Cavaliers and 7th-best number in the NBA. Over Garland’s first four years in the league, that metric has gone -295, -237, +376, +441. 

27 … points that Garland scored in the fourth quarter against Minnesota on November 13 – most fourth-quarter points in Cavaliers history and part of his career-high 51-point performance.