Last Night’s Numbers – 3/10/11

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.

New Jersey 94 – Golden State 90

  • New Jersey had a distinct advantage on the glass, grabbing 53.9% of the available rebounds with an ORR of 29.8%. Kris Humphries led the way with 15 and Brook Lopez used one of his three wishes from the magical genie to pull down 10.
  • The Warriors had just 16 assists in the game with no player totalling more than 4.
  • Jordan Farmar and Sundiata Gaines combined for 17 assists for the Nets. 7 of those 17 assists went for layups or three pointers.

Oklahoma City 110 – Philadelphia 105 (OT)

  • Kevin Durant scored 34 points on a 60.3 TS%. He also grabbed 16 rebounds.
  • Philadelphia made 10 of 25 three pointers with four different players making at least 2.
  • Russell Westbrook had 12 assists for the Thunder but only 5 went for layups or three pointers. He also turned the ball over 7 times.

Utah 96 – Toronto 94

  • Al Jefferson scored 34 points on a 70.8 TS%. He also added 6 offensive rebounds and made 9 of 11 shots at the rim.
  • With a FTR of 0.304 the Raptors gave themselves an 8 point advantage at the free throw line.
  • The Raptors totalled 17 offensive rebounds for an ORR of 47.2%. DeMar DeRozan and Reggie Evans each had 4.

Chicago 101 – Charlotte 84

  • Kyle Korver scored 20 points on a 91.9 TS% in 17 minutes off the bench. He knocked down 4 of 7 three pointers.
  • Gerald Henderson had one of his best games as a pro for the Bobcats. He scored 20 points on a 61.3 TS%. He also added 8 assists and 3 rebounds with just 2 turnovers.
  • The Bulls made 11 of 23 three pointers. In addition to Korver’s hot shooting Derrick Rose made 4 of 6 from beyond the arc.

L.A Clippers 108 – Boston 103

  • The Clippers shot 52% for the game and held Boston to 44.1% from the field. They also made 9 of 20 three pointers. Mo Williams led the way, knocking down 5 of 7.
  • The Clippers totalled 28 assists, recording one on 71.8% of their made baskets. Randy Foye had 12 and just 2 turnovers in 37 minutes.
  • Kevin Garnett scored 16 points but on 5 of 19 from the field. He was 2 of 8 from inside of 10ft. and 2 of 10 on long two-pointers.

New Orleans 93 – Dallas 92

  • There were quite a few o’fers in this game. Trevor Ariza was 0 for 10 from the field. Jason Kidd was 0 for 7 from the field and 0 for 5 on three pointers. DeShawn Stevenson was 0 for 2 on three pointers.
  • Marco Bellinelli scored 21 points for the Hornets on a 64.3 TS%. He knocked down 4 of 7 three pointers.
  • New Orleans controlled the glass, grabbing 58.4% of the available rebounds. David West had 10 boards, 4 at the offensive end.

Milwaukee 110 – Cleveland 90

  • Milwaukee had a rare offensive explosion, shooting 55.2% from the field and making 6 of 11 three pointers.
  • Brandon Jennings and Earl Boykins combined for 36 points on 15 of 19 shooting. They also made 4 of 6 three pointers.

Minnesota 101 – Indiana 75

  • With 16 points and 21 rebounds, Kevin Love notched his 52 consecutive double-double.
  • The Pacers’ shot 29.7% for the game. They made only 14 shots that didn’t come at the rim in the entire game. The Pacers’ three leading scoreres, Granger, Hibbert and Collison, combined to shoot 3 of 30.
  • The Pacers turned the ball over on 17.2% of their possessions and grabbed only 41.1% of the game’s rebounds.

New York 110 – Memphis 108

  • Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points, including the game winner, on a 60.2 TS%. Anthony made 8 of 15 shots from outside of 15ft.
  • With a FTR of 0.522 the Grizzlies gave themselves a 29 points advantage at the free throw line.
  • Four different Grizzlies scored at least 20 points in the game. Tony Allen led the way with 22 on a 92.0 TS%.

San Antonio 111 – Detroit 104

  • San Antonio shot a scorching 64.0% from the floor. They were 24 of 28 on shots from inside of 10ft.
  • Tony Parker scored 23 points on a 76.7 TS%. He also chipped in 7 assists and 4 steals while making all 7 of his shots at the rim.
  • Greg Monroe scored 16 points with 10 rebounds for the Pistons. 9 of his 10 rebounds were at the offensive end.

Orlando 106 – Sacramento 102

  • The Kings held their own againt the Magic on the glass, grabbing 58.6% of the available rebounds. Six different players had at least 6 rebounds.
  • Jameer Nelson scored 26 points on a 69.3 TS%. Nelson was 6 of 8 from inside of 10ft.
  • The Kings turned the ball over on 20.4% of their possessions. DeMarcus Cousins led the way with 7 and three other players had at least 3.

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