Dion Waiters Rumors

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Dion Waiters
Dion Waiters
Position: G
Born: 12/10/91
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:214 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Salary: $12,100,000
Starting guards Goran Dragic and Dion Waiters spent the two days leading up to Wednesday’s game asking for better screens. Hassan Whiteside responded to their request by pointing the finger back at them after Tuesday’s practice, urging them to be patient when using his screens. “Me and Dion were in the paint all night. I felt like Hassan was great,” Dragic said after the victory. “I even told him after the game. When he’s setting these kind of screens, it makes my job and Dion’s job so much easier because we have more time to create, to read the defense.”
“First and foremost, big shout to Hassan Whiteside,” Waiters said. “Those screens, that’s how we preach to him all of the time. Whitey sometimes tries to come up there and get the roll. But most of the time if you’re not hitting the guys, it’s hard for us to really get into the paint because of how they’re playing us. Because they don’t want us to get the lob. He was coming up big. Then he was holding the screens, that allowed us to turn the corner, get downhill between us and the big.”
Just one day after Dion Waiters and Erik Spoelstra pointed to the Heat’s screen-setting as an issue, center Hassan Whiteside had another take on the subject. “I mean, it’s just, it’s just, man, the guys aren’t being patient,” Whiteside said when asked about the issue after Tuesday’s practice. “Me and D-Wade showed that all year long. We ain’t had no problems. It’s just being patient, man, just be patient, wait for the screen and let guys set you up and make decisions. There’s so many lobs and those lobs just don’t make themselves. It has to be something.”
Storyline: Miami Heat Turmoil?