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.
Chicago 87 – Miami 86
- Derrick Rose scored 27 points for the Bulls but on a 55.5 TS%. He attempted 3 free throws and had 5 assists with 3 turnovers.
- Dwyane Wade scored 20 points but needed 19 shots to get there. He also turned the ball over 7 times.
- Chris Bosh followed up a 1 of 18 performance in his last game against the Bulls by scored 23 points on a 69.1 TS%.
L.A. Lakers 99 – San Antonio 83
- The Lakers built a 21 point lead in the 1st Quarter and never looked back. They turned the ball over on just 9.1% of their possessions and recorded 26 assists.
- The Spurs shot 36.1% for the game and recorded just 14 assists on 31 made baskets.
- Andrew Bynum attempted just two shots but grabbed 17 rebounds for the Lakers, 6 of which came at the offensive end.
Detroit 113 – Washington 102
- Detroit dominated the glass, grabbing 60.8% of available rebounds with an ORR of 34.4%. No Piston had double figure rebounds but seven different players had at least 5.
- The Pistons were 22 of 29 on shots at the rim. Rodney Stuckey and Tayshaun Prince combined to go 11 of 13.
- John Wall scored 24 points but he was just 6 of 15 from the field. He was 12 of 13 at the free throw line and had 7 assists, but also turned the ball over 4 times.
Philadelphia 125 – Golden State 117 (OT)
- Seven different 76ers scored in double figures. Thaddeus Young led the way with 20 points on a 66.3 TS%.
- Andre Iguodala had a triple double with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. 5 of his rebounds were offensive and 9 of his assists went for layups or three pointers.
- The 76ers turned the ball over on 19.3% of their possessions. The Warriors turned it over on 17.6% of theirs. Five different players in the game had 4 turnovers or more.
New York 92 – Atlanta 79
- 53 of New York’s 77 shot attempts came from outside of 15ft. They were 13 of 30 on long two points and 10 of 23 on three pointers.
- Both teams combined for just 24 free throws in the game.
- The Hawks had 19 turnovers to 15 assists. Four different Hawks had least 3 turnovers.
New Orleans 96 – Cleveland 81
- Cleveland shot 36.9% for the game and scored just 33 points in the 2nd half. For the game they turned the ball over on 18.9% of their possessions.
- David West scored 23 points on a 67.8 TS%. He was 6 of 7 from inside of 10ft. and 7 of 9 at the free throw line.
- Chris Paul only played 27 minutes before leaving with a head injury. In those 27 minutes he chalked up 11 assists, 5 of which went for layups or three pointers.
Oklahoma City 122 – Phoenix 118 (OT)
- Vince Carter scored 29 points for the Suns, making 6 of 12 three pointers.
- With a FTR of 0.588 the Thunder game themselves a 29 point advantage at the free throw line. Russell Wetbrook and Kevin Durant combined to go 24 of 30.
- The Suns recorded an assist on 66.7% of their made baskets.
Memphis 104 – Dallas 103
- Zach Randolph scored 27 points on a 77.6 TS%. He also added 9 rebounds, an assist and 4 steals.
- Dallas made 10 of 21 three pointers. Jason Terry was 4 of 7. Dirk Nowitzki was 3 of 6.
- The Grizzlies were 24 of 39 on shots at the rim. Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph combined to go 12 of 14.
Boston 89 – Milwaukee 83
- Luc Mbah-Moute gave the Bucks a nice offensive boost. He scored 19 points on a 62.5 TS% and went 7 of 9 on shots at the rim.
- Rajon Rondo had 8 assists and 8 turnovers for the Celtics.