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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Cavaliers Injury Update: Waiters will play Monday

By on 12/14/2014 02:00:00 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers head into Monday's game against the Charlotte Hornets coming off a 119-114 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. The loss dropped the Cavaliers to 13-9 on the season, second in the Central Division. The Cavaliers, who were without Dion Waiters, were lead by LeBron James, who scored 41 points. Waiters is expected to be back in action against the Hornets.

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Bob Finnan, who covers the Cavaliers for The News-Herald, tweeted the following update on Waiters. added that Waiters participated in the entire practice today and will be ready to come off the bench on Monday. With Mike Miller out and Matthew Dellavedova questionable, Waiters could see significant time on the court.

Waiters, in his third NBA season out of Syracuse, is averaging 9.4 points in 22.9 minutes per game this season. He averaged 15.9 points in nearly 30 minutes per game last season and has career averages of 14.4 points, 2.9 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 152 games.

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