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Cavaliers scrimmage: Luke Walton impresses Byron Scott with his conditioning

Although he is the oldest player on the Cleveland Cavaliers' roster at 32-years-old, forward Luke Walton has impressed coaches with his performance through the first week of training camp.

In the team's first scrimmage of the year he scored five poins on 2-of-3 shooting, but as Mary Schmitt Boyer reports, it was not the statistics that impressed head coach Byron Scott the most.

"I was a little surprised he came in in much better condition than I thought he would because I thought the back was going to be an issue," he said.

Walton himself says he is feeling better than he has for some time.

"I'm in better condition right now than I've been in the last four years," said Walton. "I feel great right now. It's the first time my back has not hurt in a while."

Last year, Walton played in just 30 games between Los Angeles and Cleveland where he averaged 1.8 points and 1.2 rebounds per game.

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