HoopsHype Dion Waiters rumors

October 18, 2014 Updates

Head coach David Blatt was asked about Waiters’ rapid field goal attempts and the coach paused, making sure he chose his words carefully before responding. “I was thinking about that at halftime, actually,” Blatt said. “Remember that we didn’t play with a full roster tonight and our normal rotation was not what it will be. The way that Dallas played led to a lot of open perimeter shots, which Dion is going to take because that’s what he does. “I don’t think he should lead the team in shots. On the other hand I don’t really care. I just want us to take good shots and make them. But we’ll look at it. It’s something we really should look at it and we will.” NBCSports.com

October 9, 2014 Updates

When asked if management had assured him he would be the starting two before Wiggins was shipped out, Waiters reverted back to being his honest, forthcoming self. "Of course," Waiters responded with a laugh. "I wasn't worried about nothing, man. It was going to be whatever it was going to be." Cleveland Plain Dealer

Some jabs were exchange back and forth, but nothing more. It'll definitely make the Cavaliers-Wizards games more appealing. Nonetheless, this is exactly the type of element Waiters prefers. He favors a raucous atmosphere; that's what gets him motivated. "Everything was too quiet so I had to stir up something with Washington," Waiters said. "People have been missing the action so I had to stir up something. You know me. But at the end of the day, I'm here. I'm ready. I'm ready for war. I was born ready. We're all ready." Cleveland Plain Dealer

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“I mean, why wouldn’t you think you’re the best back court in the league?” Beal said. “I’m pretty sure me and John feel like that, him and Kyrie [Irving] feel like that, and Klay [Thompson] and Steph [Curry] feel like that. So it doesn’t matter. I mean, I would hope you have confidence in yourself, and believe that you’re the best in the league. But that’s just me being who I am and having confidence in me and John. I’m not worried about those guys or what they’re doing over there. I’m just trying to control what we can control, and trying to get wins.” Washington Post

Then he turned serious. “I mean, why wouldn’t you think you’re the best back court in the league?” Beal said. “I’m pretty sure me and John feel like that, him and Kyrie [Irving] feel like that, and Klay [Thompson] and Steph [Curry] feel like that. So it doesn’t matter. I mean, I would hope you have confidence in yourself, and believe that you’re the best in the league. But that’s just me being who I am and having confidence in me and John. I’m not worried about those guys or what they’re doing over there. I’m just trying to control what we can control, and trying to get wins.” Brian Mitchell then said something about stats. “I mean, some guys just get to talking,” Beal said. “And that’s all he’s doing right now. But what we’re going to do, we’re just going to prove it. And November 21, they come here, so we’ll just duke it out then.” Washington Post

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Matthew Dellavedova will get the first crack at being Irving's backup - and head coach David Blatt raved about Dellavedova's during summer league. Veteran A.J. Price was added recently to push Dellavedova. But there's another player on the roster hoping to get a chance to run Blatt's offense: Dion Waiters. "I'd love to play point guard," Waiters said during his press conference on Friday. "I would love the opportunity if coach gave me a shot at that, I would love to take on the full commitment to that because I think I could play the one also." Cleveland Plain Dealer

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