Last Night’s Numbers – 2/1/11

This is Last Night’s Numbers, a daily feature where we run through the NBA games from the night before, highlighting one or two numbers I found particularly interesting from each game. All the stats are from Hoopdata’s box scores, which contain some additional advanced stats not available in traditional box scores.

Indiana 104 – Toronto 93

  • Indiana came away with a win despite turning the ball over on 24.0% of their possessions. Darren Collison had 6. Roy Hibbert had 5. Danny Granger had 4.
  • Indiana pounded Toronto on the boards, grabbing 59.5% of available rebounds with an ORR of 36.6%. Roy Hibbert led the way with 11.
  • DeMar DeRozan and Andrea Bargnani combined to go 6 of 30 from the field. They were 2 of 6 at the rim and 3 of 15 on long two pointers.

New Jersey 115 – Denver 99

  • New Jersey shot 53.2% from the field with an Ast% of 71.5%. Devin Harris had 18 assists, 6 of which went for layups or three pointers.
  • Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points on a 66.7% TS%. Anthony was 11 of 13 from the free throw line and 7 of 10 on long two pointers.
  • Anthony Morrow scored 18 points for the Nets on just 6 shots. He was perfect from the field and made all 4 of his three pointers.

Miami 117 – Cleveland 90

  • Cleveland was 14 of 25 on shots at the rim and just 18 of 54 from everywhere else on the floor.
  • Cleveland had more turnovers, 15, than assists, 14.
  • Cavs rookie Samardo Samuels played 22 minutes, shooting 1 of 3 from the field. He also had 3 turnovers to just 2 rebounds.

Memphis 100 – Orlando 97

  • Turning the ball over on 20.7% of their possessions cost the Magic dearly. Dwight Howard led the way with 7.
  • Despite 45 minutes from Dwight Howard the Grizzlies were able to shoot 14 of 19 at the rim. Marc Gasol led the way, going 5 of 5.
  • Mike Conley had 11 assists for Memphis, 7 of which went for long two pointers.

Dallas 102 – Washington 92

  • The Wizards shot just 39.6% for the game. Andray Blatche and Nick Young combined to shoot 10 of 37. They were 3 of 15 on long two pointers.
  • The Mavs knocked down 9 of 22 three pointers with 3 apiece from Jason Kidd and Brian Cardinal.
  • Jason Kidd had 11 assists, 8 of which went for layups or three pointers. He also just missed a triple-double with 9 rebounds and 11 points.

Utah 83 – Charlotte 78

  • Utah’s entire starting front line had double-doubles. Paul Millsap was the leading rebounder with 12. Al Jefferson was the leading scorer with 21.
  • Utah turned the ball over on 21.1% of their possessions. Andrei Kirilenko led the way with 7.
  • With a FTR of 0.370, Charlotte gave themselves an 8 point advantage at the free throw line.

L.A. Clippers 105 – Milwaukee 98

  • With 15 trips to the line Corey Magette had an individual FTR of 1.15 for the game. He finished with 25 points for the Bucks.
  • Blake Griffin had a typical game for him, scoring 32 points on a 70.7% TS%. He also had 11 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • The Clippers controlled the paint offensively. As a team they were 29 of 38 on shots inside of 10ft.

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