Pathway to Success Is Clear for Dion Waiters with Oklahoma City Thunder

January 10th, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Dion Waiters may be a scorned target in heated debates regarding inefficient volume scoring practices, but the Oklahoma City Thunder can provide their most recent acquisition with an environment and role conducive to prosperity in the months ahead.

Although his first three appearances for the Thunder have been cold, cold and hot, respectively, Waiters flashed the potential Kevin Durant previously raved about in Oklahoma City's 99-94 come-from-behind victory over the Utah Jazz Friday night. 

"He's not just any other player," Durant said of Waiters prior to the newcomer's debut, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears. "He can play. A lot of people overlooked that. He can play basketball, man, and he's had some huge games in this league. He is definitely somebody that is going to help us out. I'm excited to get him over here now."

With an early vote of confidence from Brooks and respected Thunder veterans, it's no wonder Waiters is already feeling at home in the Midwest, according to's Royce Young: 

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