Why is Dion Waiters Better Off Bench?
Cavaliers shooting guard Dion Waiters doesn’t know why his numbers are better off the bench than they are as a starter.
In 28 games in the starting lineup, Waiters is averaging 13.5 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists. He’s shooting 36.2 percent from the field and 32.5 percent from the 3-point line.
In nine games off the bench, he’s averaging 17.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists. He’s shooting 43.8 percent from the field and 32 percent from the 3-point line.