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 109 – Golden State 100
- Danny Granger scored 27 points on a 74.8 TS%. He was 16 of 16 at the free throw line and added 7 rebounds and 2 assists.
- The Pacers turned the ball over on just 10.0% of their possessions.
- With a FTR of 0.414 the Pacers gave themselves a 19 point advantage at the free throw line.
Orlando 116 – New York 110
- The whistles were out in this game. Orlando had a FTR of 0.725 for the game. New York’s was 0.547. 33% of this game’s points were scored at the free throw line.
- Chauncey Billups and Amare Stoudemire led the free throw barrage for New York, combining to go 28 of 34 at the stripe.
- Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points but on 8 of 24 shooting. He was 1 of 10 from outside of 10ft.
Dallas 101 – Philadelphia 93
- Jason Terry scored 30 points on a 77.6 TS%. He was 7 of 7 on shots inside of 16ft.
- Jason Kidd recorded a triple double with 13 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds. He also knocked down 3 three pointers and chipped in 3 steals all without turning the ball over.
- Jodie Meeks scored 16 points on a 90.1 TS%. He was 4 of 7 on three pointers.
Toronto 96 – New Orleans 90
- Toronto racked up 29 assists which worked out to 74.4% of their made baskets. Jose Calderon led the way with 16, 10 of which went for layups or three pointers.
- Carl Landry scored 17 points on a 78.1 TS% in 29 minutes. He was 7 of 8 at the rim.
- Amir Johnson had 10 rebounds and 7 blocked shots in 37 minutes for the Raptors. He single handedly blocked 8.5% of the Hornets’ shot attempts.
Milwaukee 92 – Detroit 90
- This was an offensive implosion. Detroit and Milwaukee combined to go 71 of 172 from the field (41.3%). They missed a combined 16 free throws, going 27 of 43, and made just 13 of 39 three pointers.
- The Pistons and Bucks combined to miss 34 shots at the rim. Only 12 of those were blocked, the other 22 were just a giant steaming pile.
L.A. Lakers 90 – Minnesota 79
- Neither team shot better than 40%. However the Lakers had a 12 point advantage at the free throw line and grabbed 38.3% of the available offensive boards.
- Lamar Odom and Pau Gasol combined for 28 rebounds, 9 at the offensive end.
- The Timberwolves attempted just 11 shots at the rim and 41 from beyond 15ft.
Memphis 109 – San Antonio 93
- The Grizzlies shot 52.9% from the field and 93.8% at the free throw line. No luck on three pointers though, going 0 of 5.
- The Spurs only had one player in double figures, Gary Neal, with 14 points. 11 of the 12 Spurs scored more than 6 points.
- The Grizzlies were 26 of 39 on shots at the rim. Tony Allen led the way going 7 of 8.
Houston 103 – Portland 87
- Portland put up very little resistance in the paint. Houston shot 57.9% for the game and was 20 of 23 on shots at the rim.
- Luis Scola scored 21 points on an 88.4 TS%. If you’re keeping track at home that’s 10 of 11 from the field and 1 of 2 at the free throw line.
- Gerald Wallace and LaMaruce Aldridge combined for just 13 rebounds and 9 turnovers in 75 minutes.