Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 at 10:40 am  |  7 responses

Dion Waiters Insists He Doesn’t Want a Trade Out of Cleveland

The season hasn’t started out the way Dion Waiters had envisioned it, and there have been numerous reports indicating that the disgruntled second-year guard wants the Cavs to trade him. Waiters continues to say that’s simply not the case. Per the Akron Beacon Journal: “Waiters refuted a Bleacher Report story that he’s asked the Cavaliers to trade him, the second such national report in less than a month. Both sides insist, however, it isn’t true. ‘At the end of the day, I know what I said and didn’t say, and that’s one of those things I absolutely never said,’ Waiters said. ‘They can keep talking. I never said it.’ Waiters has played better in recent weeks, scoring 30 points in a loss to the Atlanta Hawks two weeks ago and following it up by averaging 18.5 points during the Cavs’ two-game Florida trip last weekend. He has never spoken glowingly about his role as a bench player, but he maintains he’s happy in Cleveland. This is the second time Waiters had to address the issue. [...] ‘I’m asleep and my phone is blowing up,’ he said. ‘The way my phone was going crazy, I thought I got traded already. It is what it is. They come up with these stories that aren’t true. Let them keep writing.’”

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  • Tarzan Cooper

    i dont know whos the starting 2 guard for the cavs.

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    CJ Miles

  • Tarzan Cooper

    i thought byron benched him. apparently not.. i dont keep up with the cavs.

  • spit hot fiyah

    he has been scoring like crazy ever since the locker room report and him being moved to thh bench

  • jking

    Byron doesn’t coach the Cavs anymore

  • 3Chainz

    i stopped watching bball after Rose got hurt 2nd time…

  • Tarzan Cooper

    you dont get it