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Dion Waiters

24-Year-Old    SG    Free Agent

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

9.8

REB

2.6

AST

2.0

STL

1.0

BLK

0.2

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

After spending the first two-and-a-half seasons with the Cavaliers, Waiters was traded to the Thunder in January of last season. Through 47 games with the Thunder (20 starts), Waiters averaged 12.7 points, 1.1 three-pointer, 2.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.0 steal, and 0.2 bloc...

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HT: 6' 4"   WT: 221 lbs   DOB: 12/1/1991  College: Syracuse   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #4 Overall in 2012   Show ContractHide Contract

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Became an unrestricted free agent in July of 2016.

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The Thunder rescinded their qualifying offer to Waiters on Monday, making him an unrestricted free agent, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports.

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Dion Waiters NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 20 CLE 61 28.8 14.7 2.4 3.0 1.0 0.3 1.0 41.2 74.6 2.0 0.4 2.1 3.3 31.0 5.5 13.4 2.6 3.5
2013-14 21 CLE 70 29.6 15.9 2.8 3.0 0.9 0.2 1.3 43.3 68.5 2.2 0.5 2.3 3.6 36.8 6.1 14.2 2.3 3.4
2014-15 22 CLE 33 23.8 10.5 1.7 2.2 1.3 0.3 0.7 40.4 78.3 1.5 0.4 1.4 2.6 25.6 4.2 10.4 1.4 1.8
2014-15 22 OKC 47 30.3 12.7 2.9 1.9 1.0 0.2 1.1 39.2 62.5 1.3 0.6 2.3 3.4 31.9 5.0 12.9 1.5 2.4
2014-15 22 CLE/OKC 80 27.6 11.8 2.4 2.0 1.1 0.3 0.9 39.6 68.0 1.4 0.5 1.9 3.1 29.7 4.7 11.8 1.5 2.2
2015-16 23 OKC 78 27.6 9.8 2.6 2.0 1.0 0.2 1.1 39.9 71.3 1.5 0.5 2.1 3.1 35.8 3.6 9.1 1.4 2.0
Preseason Projections 24 OKC 74 29.9 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Dion Waiters

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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True Shooting Percentage

49.2%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Dion Waiters has a true shooting percentage of 49.2%.

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Dion Waiters NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 20 CLE 61 36.0 18.3 3.1 3.8 1.2 0.3 1.3 41.2 74.6 2.5 0.5 2.6 4.2 31.0 6.9 16.7 3.3 4.4
2013-14 21 CLE 70 36.0 19.3 3.4 3.6 1.1 0.3 1.6 43.3 68.5 2.7 0.6 2.8 4.3 36.8 7.5 17.3 2.8 4.1
2014-15 22 CLE 33 36.0 15.8 2.6 3.4 2.0 0.5 1.0 40.4 78.3 2.3 0.5 2.1 3.9 25.6 6.3 15.7 2.2 2.7
2014-15 22 OKC 47 36.0 15.1 3.4 2.3 1.2 0.3 1.3 39.2 62.5 1.6 0.7 2.7 4.1 31.9 6.0 15.3 1.8 2.8
2014-15 22 CLE/OKC 80 36.0 15.3 3.1 2.7 1.5 0.3 1.2 39.6 68.0 1.8 0.7 2.5 4.0 29.7 6.1 15.4 1.9 2.8
2015-16 23 OKC 78 36.0 12.7 3.4 2.6 1.4 0.3 1.4 39.9 71.3 2.0 0.6 2.8 4.0 35.8 4.7 11.8 1.9 2.6
Preseason Projections 24 OKC 74 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Dion Waiters

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Dion Waiters NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2012-13 20 CLE 61 1756 894 149 183 59 16 63 41.2 74.6 121 22 127 203 31.0 336 815 159 213
2013-14 21 CLE 70 2072 1113 195 209 63 17 92 43.3 68.5 154 32 163 250 36.8 430 993 161 235
2014-15 22 CLE 33 786 345 57 74 44 10 22 40.4 78.3 50 12 45 86 25.6 138 342 47 60
2014-15 22 OKC 47 1422 595 135 89 46 11 51 39.2 62.5 63 29 106 160 31.9 237 604 70 112
2014-15 22 CLE/OKC 80 2208 940 192 163 90 21 73 39.6 68.0 113 41 151 246 29.7 375 946 117 172
2015-16 23 OKC 78 2152 762 202 154 81 15 86 39.9 71.3 120 36 166 240 35.8 282 706 112 157
Preseason Projections 24 OKC 74 2213 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Dion Waiters

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Dion Waiters NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2012-13 20 CLE 61 28.8 49.2 45.1 15.1 10.0 1.5 10.6
2013-14 21 CLE 70 29.6 50.8 47.9 14.3 10.6 1.4 11.5
2014-15 22 CLE 33 23.8 46.8 43.6 15.0 10.2 1.5 8.0
2014-15 22 OKC 47 30.3 45.5 43.5 11.1 7.8 1.4 8.6
2014-15 22 CLE/OKC 80 27.6 46.0 43.5 12.6 8.7 1.4 8.3
2015-16 23 OKC 78 27.6 49.2 46.0 14.7 11.4 1.3 8.0
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Dion Waiters: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Waiters paced the Thunder bench with 13 points (6-11 FG, 1-3 3Pt) and added three rebounds and three assists across 34 minutes in Sunday's 133-105 win over the Warriors.

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Waiters posted 17 points (7-11 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 1-2 FT), three rebounds, three assists, and one steal across 29 minutes during the Thunder's 111-97 victory over the Spurs in Sunday's Game 4.

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Waiters went off for 17 points (5-22 FG, 1-7 3Pt, 6-7 FT), five rebounds, four assists, one steal, and one block across 42 minutes during the Thunder's 102-98 overtime loss to the Spurs on Tuesday.

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Waiters finished with 25 points (10-19 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 4-6 FT), four rebounds, one assist, and one steal over 39 minutes in Wednesday's loss to the Trail Blazers.

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Waiters will start at shooting guard Wednesday against the Trail Blazers, Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman reports.

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Waiters had four points (1-8 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, two assists, and two steals in 34 minutes during the Thunder's 88-82 loss to the Pistons on Tuesday.

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Waiters will move into the starting lineup at small forward for Tuesday's game against the Pistons, Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman reports.

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Waiters recorded 17 points (7-11 FG, 3-6 3Pt), four rebounds, two steals, one assist, and one block in 25 minutes during the Thunder's 111-107 win over the Rockets on Tuesday.

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Waiters produced five points (1-5 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT) and one rebound across 11 minutes in Wednesday's 130-109 win over the Celtics.

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Waiters (personal) is back with the team and will be available for Wednesday's game against the Celtics, Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman reports.

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Waiters (personal) won't be available for Monday's game against the Trail Blazers, but is expected to be available Wednesday against the Celtics, Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman reports.

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Waiters (personal) wasn't with the Thunder for Monday's morning shootaround and appears unlikely to play later in the evening against the Trail Blazers, Erik Horne of The Oklahoman reports.

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2014-15

Dion Waiters is entering his third season as a Cavaliers guard. He enjoyed better production in his second season as compared to his rookie year (with the exception of free throw percentage just 69 percent in 2013-14). After being tried as a starter as a rookie, Waiters only started 24 of 70 games in which he appeared last season as a sophomore in the NBA. The 6-4 guard still played a starter's complement of minutes with 30 per game. He provided 15.9 points on 43 percent from the field, 2.8 rebounds, 3.0 steals, and 0.9 steals. Perhaps his most significant number particularly with the new regime in Cleveland led by LeBron James was the 37 percent he shot on three-pointers (a significant increase from his 31 percent in 2012-13). He finished the season on an upswing by averaging 20.3 points and 47 percent on three-pointers in seven April games. If Waiters can continue to knock down long-range shots, he should get plenty of playing time. While opposing defenses try to contain James, Kevin Love, and Kyrie Irving, Waiters should get plenty of open three-pointers. The stacked roster may mean fewer opportunities for the former Syracuse Orangeman, but he could see his shooting percentages climb. Waiters will need to continue to improve his movement without the ball, particularly in the cutting Princeton-style offense of David Blatt. He will also need to pay attention on defense, but he should get an opportunity to start at shooting guard in a power-packed lineup.

2013-14

It should help Waiters' development to play just one position. After getting a trial as a combo guard as a rookie, Waiters will be limited to duty at shooting guard in his second year. The former-Syracuse player averaged 14.7 points but made just 41 percent of his field goals and 31 percent of his three-pointers. While he'll continue to start, his minutes may be limited by Jack's presence, but Waiters could contribute similar numbers if his shooting efficiency can improve.

2012-13

Despite less than stellar college numbers and rumblings about his attitude at Syracuse, Waiters saw his stock rocket in the offseason, and he ended up as the first surprise pick in the draft when he went fourth. He is expected to be able to get a ton of buckets, and there have been comparisons to Tyreke Evans, who you may recall had a nice rookie season of his own. Even better for Waiters, nobody is likely to mischaracterize him as a point guard, and the Cavs already have Irving. Waiters could be the second leading scorer for Cleveland this season as a rookie, and perhaps even first if things break right for him.