This Day in Stats
The Clippers are the best three-point volume shooting team in NBA history (min 30 attempts per game).
42.1% — 2021 Clippers
41.6% — 2016 Warriors
39.3% — 2021 Bucks
Most threes per game by a rookie in NBA history:
2.4 — Donovan Mitchell
2.3 — Damian Lillard
2.3 — Luka Doncic
2.3 — Saddiq Bey
At 38.2%, Bey has the highest 3P% ever by a rookie with 6+ attempts per game.
D'Angelo Russell and Karl-Anthony Towns have played in 8 games this season.
The Wolves are 4-4 in those games.
The Bulls are 3-6 since trading for Nikola Vucevic.
They are 10th in the East, only 1.5 games in front of the Raptors.
RJ Barrett last 5 games:
He has averaged 20/5 on 49/45/75% shooting since the start of March.
Jonas Valanciunas tonight:
That’s the most points and rebounds in a game by a Grizzlies player since Zach Randolph in 2012.
Zion Williamson last 10 games:
Hideki Matsuyama is the first Japanese and first Asian winner of the Masters.
Bogdan Bogdanovic last 8 games:
The Hawks have outscored opponents by 70 points when Bogi is on the floor in that span.
Russell Westbrook is averaging 24/12/12 and 5.4 turnovers in the last 30 days (17 games).
With him ON the court in that span, his team is outscored by 8 points per 100 possession — 3rd worst by a Wizards rotation player.
They are outscored by 2.7 points when he’s OFF the court.
Players with 30+ rebounds in a game since 2000:
Enes Kanter tonight
Dwight Howard in 2018
Andrew Bynum in 2012
Kevin Love in 2010
Enes Kanter has broken the Blazers single-game record for rebounds.
That’s also the most rebounds by any player since 2018.
Donovan Mitchell is the first Jazz player with 35+ points in 3 straight games since Karl Malone in 1993.
Lakers defensive rating this season
Before LeBron & AD injury: 106.8
After LeBron & AD injury: 105.2
They still have the league’s best defense even without their 2 best defensive players.
The Lakers beat the Nets by 25 points without LeBron, AD, Kuzma and one half of Schroder. That’s the Nets’ second biggest loss this season.
They have gone 5-6 since LeBron James’ injury.
Donovan Mitchell last 3 games:
He has taken 91 shots and 32 free-throws in that span.
Gary Trent Jr. tonight:
44 PTS (career-high)
He joins Giannis Antetokounmpo and Klay Thompson as the only players with a 40-point game on 85% shooting since 2010.
Russell Westbrook is on pace to become the first player since the three-point era (1980) with multiple seasons averaging 5+ turnovers per game.
Nikola Jokic this season:
Only Russ and Oscar have averaged 25/10/8 in a season. Jokic will be the first one to do it on 55% shooting.
Zach LaVine is 10-11 when scoring 30 points this season.
He is the only player with a losing record among players with 10+ 30-point games.