2012 NBA Draft Results: Dion Waiters Selected By Cavaliers With No. 4 Pick

With the No. 4 pick in the 2012 NBA draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Dion Waiters from Syracuse.

Waiters quickly rose up the charts as the draft season began, and a reported promise from a lottery team after Day 1 of the Chicago combine was the most important topic that followed the Orange guard through June. Waiters is an efficient scorer, but really triumphed in transition (which may be harder to come by in the NBA). He's also not a distributor and stands at 6-foot-4, so he'll be limited to shooting guard exclusively. If his offense is good enough to get him a featured role, he could be a steals leader down the road; his ball-hawking instincts are tremendous, though it's always hard to tell what's real when it comes to Syracuse's defense.

Follow our 2012 NBA draft results StoryStream for live pick-by-pick coverage. Check out our NBA draft hub for analysis, draft grades, videos and more. For more on the Cavaliers, please visit Fear The Sword and SB Nation Cleveland.

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