Waiters sprained his ankle in a 118-117 loss in overtime to the Portland Trail Blazers on Dec. 1 and missed the team's 89-78 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Dec. 3 as a result. Jeremy Pargo started in place of Waiters against the Pistons and recorded 10 points and eight rebounds in just under 30 minutes of playing time.
The Cavaliers have lost two games in a row to fall to 4-14 on the season. Despite their poor start to the season, the Cavaliers are 11th in the league in rebounding as Anderson Varajeo is averaging 15.4 per game. Tristan Thompson is complementing Varajeo with 8.1 rebounds per game.
The Bulls are 8-8 this season and coming off an 80-76 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday.