They shared the ball well. They were able to make shots — they made a lot of shots tonight. We contested them. I think we did a pretty good job on the defensive end.
— Cleveland Cavaliers Dion Waiters, Tuesday night, after his team gave up a season-worst 124 points (on 51.2 percent shooting) in a loss to the Sacramento Kings. The Kings (14-24) score an average of 97.7 points per game. In the contest, Waiters scored a game- and career-high 33 points (12-of-18 shooting) off of the bench, adding five assists. Cavaliers head coach Byron Scott labeled it as “one of those games on the defensive end we couldn’t stop them.” The 9-31 Cavaliers have now lost three straight contests and play on Wednesday in Portland.