|Nov. 9 2:19 PM PT3:19 PM MT4:19 PM CT5:19 PM ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST2:19 UAE (+1)23:1917:19 ET4:19 PM CT20:19 - Waiters will not play against New Orleans because of a bruised lower back.
Analysis: Waiters was injured Friday night when he got shoved by Denver Nuggets forward Darrell Arthur as he went in for a layup. Arthur was charged with a flagrant foul, ejected and suspended by the NBA one game without pay for the incident. Waiters scored a season-high 17 points in Cleveland's win.
|Oct. 25 1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 PM MST3:05 PM EST0:05 UAE (+1)22:0516:05 ET3:05 PM CT18:05 - The Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, a former first-round pick who could have a breakout season in Cleveland's new offense.
Analysis: The Cavs were expected to pick up the option worth $5.1 million on Waiters and did so Saturday. Waiters averaged 15.3 point last season, but could get more open shots now that LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love will be occupying defenses. Waiters started just 24 games last season but he will be with the first five in the backcourt alongside Irving this season.