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Dion Waiters
PPG RPG APG
16.1 3.5 4.4
Team: MiamiHeight: 6-4 Born: 12/10/1991
Position: G-FWeight: 215 Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
College: SyracuseDraft: 1st Round 4th pick by Cavaliers (2012)


Latest News
Feb. 25 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST8:41 UAE05:4123:41 ET10:41 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters added 22 points and the red-hot Miami Heat pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 113-95 on Saturday night.
Analysis: He's averaged 20.5 points in the last four games.
Feb. 24 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE05:3023:30 ET10:30 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters doled out a season-high 10 assists while scoring 14 points in the Heat's win at rival Atlanta on Friday.
Analysis: Waiters has helped Miami vault back into playoff contention by playing arguably the best basketball in his career over the past month. The combo guard is averaging 21.5 points and 5.8 assists while shooting 47.9 percent (34 of 71) from beyond the arc over his last 12 games.
Feb. 15 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST7:50 UAE (+1)04:5022:50 ET9:50 PM CTNaN:� - On Wednesday, Waiters scored 23 points for a second straight game.
Analysis: He's averaged 22.2 points during his last 11 games, a span that included a three-gamne absence.
Feb. 13 7:13 PM PT8:13 PM MT9:13 PM CT10:13 PM ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST7:13 UAE (+1)04:1322:13 ET9:13 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters returned from a sprained ankle on Monday and scored 23 points for Miami, whose eight-game home winning streak was snapped.
Analysis: Waiters had been averaging 23.3 points while making 27 of 48 from 3-point range in the eight games leading up to his injury, so keep an eye on this situation.
Feb. 8 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET17:02 GMT1:02 10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST21:02 UAE18:0212:02 ET11:02 AM CTNaN:� - Waiters (sprained left ankle) will start Monday against the Magic after missing the past three games.
Analysis: Waiters' fantasy stock was rising prior to the injury, as he's averaged 22 points while going 27 of 52 (51.9 percent) from 3-point range over his last nine games.
Feb. 4 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 PM MST10:30 PM EST7:30 UAE (+1)04:3022:30 ET9:30 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters scored 21 points on 10 shots and the Heat pushed their winning streak to 10 games with a 125-102 romp past the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Analysis: Waiters' hot streak continued. He was 7 for 10 from the field and 5 for 6 from 3-point range (missing his last). He's averaged 23.3 points in his last eight games.
Feb. 1 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST7:26 UAE (+1)04:2622:26 ET9:26 PM CTNaN:� - The NBA's hottest team stayed that way Wednesday night, as Goran Dragic scored 27 points, Waiters added 20 and the Heat had no trouble with the Atlanta Hawks on the way to a 116-93 win.
Analysis: Waiters have given Miami quite a boost during its nine-game winning streak. He's averaging 23.6 points while hitting 22 of 43 from 3-point range over the past seven.
Jan. 30 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST6:16 UAE (+1)03:1621:16 ET8:16 PM CTNaN:� - Goran Dragic scored 20 points, Waiters added 19 and the Miami Heat pushed the NBA's longest current winning streak to eight games with a 104-96 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night.
Analysis: Waiters was announced earlier Monday as the Eastern Conference's player of the week, after averaging 23.3 points as Miami went 4-0. He becomes the 12th player to win the award as a member of the Heat, and the first since Dwyane Wade - exactly 52 weeks ago.
Jan. 25 7:19 PM PT8:19 PM MT9:19 PM CT10:19 PM ET3:19 GMT11:19 8:19 PM MST10:19 PM EST7:19 UAE (+1)04:1922:19 ET9:19 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters had 24 points in Wednesday's 109-106 win over the Nets.
Analysis: Waiters followed two 33-point games by scoring 14 points in the fourth quarter. He started 4 of 11 from the field but made 6 of 7 shots in the fourth.
Jan. 23 7:01 PM PT8:01 PM MT9:01 PM CT10:01 PM ET3:01 GMT11:01 8:01 PM MST10:01 PM EST7:01 UAE (+1)04:0122:01 ET9:01 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters' 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left capped his 33-point effort, and the Miami Heat beat Golden State 105-102 on Monday night to end the Warriors' seven-game winning streak.
Analysis: Waiters scored 33 points - his career high - for the second straight night. He finished with 95 on the Heat's 4-0 homestand.
Jan. 22 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET5:16 GMT13:16 10:16 PM MST12:16 AM EST9:16 UAE06:160:16 ET11:16 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters tied a career high with 33 points on 12-of-19 shooting in Saturday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: This was Waiters' first 33-point performance since April 15, 2015, with Oklahoma City against Minnesota. In five games since moving into the starting lineup, Waiters has averaged 16.6 points, 4.6 assists and 3.2 rebounds.
Jan. 11 7:41 AM PT8:41 AM MT9:41 AM CT10:41 AM ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST19:41 UAE16:4110:41 ET9:41 AM CTNaN:� - Waiters tied a season high with eight assists Tuesday but shot 4 of 17 from the field, including 0 for 5 from 3-point range, to finish with eight points.
Analysis: It was his first start in four games following a near six-week absence for a groin problem. He's averaged just 7.3 points on 30 percent shooting since returning. Waiters had averaged 18.8 points in his last eight games before getting hurt.
Nov. 27 9:30 AM PT10:30 AM MT11:30 AM CT12:30 PM ET17:30 GMT1:30 10:30 AM MST12:30 PM EST21:30 UAE18:3012:30 ET11:30 AM CTNaN:� - Waiters (groin) is available to play Wednesday.
Analysis: He has been out since late November after averaging 14.2 points, 3.9 assists and 3.4 rebounds while starting the first 16 games.
Nov. 26 7:23 PM PT8:23 PM MT9:23 PM CT10:23 PM ET3:23 GMT11:23 8:23 PM MST10:23 PM EST7:23 UAE (+1)04:2322:23 ET9:23 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters scored a season-high 28 for Miami on Saturday.
Analysis: He's reached 20 points just four times this season.
Nov. 21 6:25 PM PT7:25 PM MT8:25 PM CT9:25 PM ET2:25 GMT10:25 7:25 PM MST9:25 PM EST6:25 UAE (+1)03:2521:25 ET8:25 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters finished with 19 points and five assists in the Heat's loss at Philadelphia on Monday.
Analysis: The Philadelphia native hasn't been all that efficient, but he's still averaging 19.2 points and 4.4 assists over his last five games. Waiters should continue to be a high-volume shooter on what's looking like a really bad Heat team.
Nov. 19 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET16:41 GMT0:41 9:41 AM MST11:41 AM EST20:41 UAE17:4111:41 ET10:41 AM CTNaN:� - Waiters fought off a minor groin injury to play Saturday at Washington, scoring 16 points and handing out a season-high eight assists.
Analysis: Waiters has been a solid fantasy play of late by averaging 19.2 points over his last four games. He's been getting more minutes as well with Justise Winslow dealing with a wrist injury.
Nov. 17 6:55 PM PT7:55 PM MT8:55 PM CT9:55 PM ET2:55 GMT10:55 7:55 PM MST9:55 PM EST6:55 UAE (+1)03:5521:55 ET8:55 PM CTNaN:� - Waiters scored 23 points and the Heat beat the Bucks 96-73 on Thursday night to end a six-game losing streak.
Analysis: Waiters, who also had seven rebounds and four assists, has alternated good and bad shooting performances in his last six games. In his three solid showings since Nov. 7, he is averaging 22 points on 44.4 percent shooting, but in his other three contests, he is averaging 5.7 points on 22.6 percent.
Nov. 15 8:10 AM PT9:10 AM MT10:10 AM CT11:10 AM ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 AM MST11:10 AM EST20:10 UAE17:1011:10 ET10:10 AM CTNaN:� - Waiters erupted for a season-high 27 points in the Heat's 94-90 loss at San Antonio on Monday.
Analysis: Waiters is fully capable of nights like this. Problem is, he's also prone to performances like the four points he delivered in 19 minutes in Miami's previous game. The streaky guard should still be viewed as a hit-or-miss player for fantasy purposes.
July 25 11:05 AM PT12:05 PM MT1:05 PM CT2:05 PM ET18:05 GMT2:05 11:05 AM MST1:05 PM EST22:05 UAE20:0514:05 ET1:05 PM CT17:05 - Waiters signed a $5.93 million, two-year contract with the Heat on Tuesday.
Analysis: Waiters averaged 9.8 points for the Oklahoma City Thunder last year, but had several big games in the playoffs. He played particularly well against Dallas and San Antonio in the playoffs before his role was reduced in the seven-game loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals. Waiters will compete for a starting job as Dwyane Wade's replacement.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
12-13 Cle 61 28.8 14.7 2.4 3.0 1.0 0.3 2.0 .412 .310 .746
13-14 Cle 70 29.6 15.9 2.8 3.0 0.9 0.2 2.2 .433 .368 .685
14-15 Cle 33 23.8 10.5 1.7 2.2 1.3 0.3 1.5 .404 .256 .783
14-15 OKC 47 30.3 12.7 2.9 1.9 1.0 0.2 1.3 .392 .319 .625
14-15 Total 80 27.6 11.8 2.4 2.0 1.1 0.3 1.4 .396 .297 .680
15-16 OKC 78 27.6 9.8 2.6 2.0 1.0 0.2 1.5 .399 .358 .713
16-17 Mia 36 30.9 16.1 3.5 4.4 1.0 0.5 2.3 .422 .391 .677
Career 325 28.6 13.2 2.7 2.7 1.0 0.3 1.8 .413 .343 .703

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
12-13 Cle  61 1756 336 815 63 203 159 213 22 149 183 59 16 121 894
13-14 Cle  70 2072 430 993 92 250 161 235 32 195 209 63 17 154 1113
14-15 Cle  33 786 138 342 22 86 47 60 12 57 74 44 10 50 345
14-15 OKC  47 1422 237 604 51 160 70 112 29 135 89 46 11 63 595
14-15 Total  80 2208 375 946 73 246 117 172 41 192 163 90 21 113 940
15-16 OKC  78 2152 282 706 86 240 112 157 36 202 154 81 15 120 762
16-17 Mia  36 1111 224 531 63 161 67 99 15 126 159 35 18 82 578
Career 325 9299 1647 3991 377 1100 616 876 146 864 868 328 87 590 4287

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
15-16 OKC 18 27.3 8.4 2.6 2.3 0.6 0.2 1.1 .417 .375 .667
Career 18 27.3 8.4 2.6 2.3 0.6 0.2 1.1 .417 .375 .667

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
15-16 OKC  18 491 55 132 21 56 20 30 6 47 42 10 3 20 151
Career 18 491 55 132 21 56 20 30 6 47 42 10 3 20 151

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