Dion Waiters said he is seeking advice from Jim Boeheim as he serves out his 10-game suspension with the Miami Heat.
“I just wanted to come up and talk to Coach. I know that’s a person who will always be there for me if I ever need anything. It’s a chance for me to come up, be around, talk to the coaches, things like that," said Waiters, who plans on working out with the Syracuse team.
Waiters added that he was in a good mental state.
“I’m not going to lie to you, I’m in a great place. I can only control what I can control at the end of the day, so some things you just can’t allow to take your head the other way, some things happen for a reason. If you stay locked in, if you believe and trust in yourself, trust in the work you put in, you know, it’s a minor setback. It happens. It’s life. You learn from it. The only thing I can do is move forward. Stay focused. Stay even-keeled. Let everything else take care of itself.”