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By the Numbers: Marching Toward the Postseason

Some Noteworthy Numerals as the Wine and Gold Gear Up for the Playoffs
Tristan Thompson
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by Joe Gabriele
Cavs.com Beat Writer

Cavs.com breaks down some noteworthy numbers as they firm up the rotation in preparation for the Playoffs in this installment of "By the Numbers" presented by FanDuel.


12-3 … Cavaliers final record against Western Conference teams at The Q this season

905 … three-pointers made by the Cavaliers this season, topping the franchise-record 880 from one season ago

18 … consecutive games that Kyrie Irving has tallied at least 20 points – the longest active streak in the NBA

28.5, 5.6, 3.4 … points, assists and rebounds that Kyrie is averaging over that 18-game stretch

.447 … Kyle Korver’s three-point percentage this season – currently tops in the NBA

8 … games this season – including Sunday’s win over the Lakers – that Kevin Love has tallied at least 20 points and 15 boards

216 … more consecutive games that Tristan Thompson has played than his next closest competitor – P.J. Tucker (223)

101 … points that the Big Three combined for in Sunday’s win over the Lakers – the most points scored by any Cavaliers trio in team history

10.2 … Richard Jefferson’s scoring average over the past five games

29.1, 11.4, 8.4 … points, rebounds and assists LeBron James is averaging through the first nine games of March

4 … three-pointers that J.R. Smith needs to reach 400 as a member of the Cavaliers

14-1 … Wine and Gold’s record against the Atlantic Division so far this season

.729 … Cavaliers’ winning percentage (35-13) with Kevin Love in the starting lineup

19 … games this season that the Cavaliers have scored at least 120 points – topping the 130-point mark three times and 140, once – while eclipsing their total of nine 120-point games in 2016-16

3.7 … offensive rebounds Tristan Thompson is averaging this season – good for 4th in the NBA, having grabbed at least four offensive rebounds on 36 occasions this year

23 … assists that LeBron needs to pass Maurice Cheeks for No. 12 on the NBA’s all-time assist list

.905 … Kyrie Irving’s free throw percentage this season – good for 3rd-best in the Eastern Conference

35 … double-doubles that LeBron James has tallied so far this season – one shy of his career best

7 … field goals that Iman Shumpert needs to reach 1,000 for his career

33 | 14 | 47 | 21 | 15 … games so far this season, respectively, that LeBron has led the team in scoring, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks

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