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The Night in NBA Stats Tweets

From beat writers, to bloggers, to analysts and teams, the NBA conversation every night on Twitter is phenomenal. Every night we'll select some of the best stats-related tweets and post them here.

  • PTS REB AST STL 3FGM
    27 10 6 4 5
    Paul George
    Leads Pacers past Hawks
    #StatLineOfTheNight
  • PTS (Game) PTS (4th Qtr)
    30 17
    DeMar DeRozan
    Big 4th quarter
    helps Raptors even series
  • PTS REB AST
    26 7 2
    Bradley Beal
    Leads all scores
    in Wizards' OT win

SportVU Matchup Data: Defending Durant

With the help of SportVU, we take a closer look at Monday's playoff doubleheader to highlight some of the top player vs. player matchups, including Tony Allen's defensive effort against Kevin Durant. KD scored four points on 1-of-5 shooting when guarded by Allen on Monday. For the series, Durant is shooting just 5-of-16 (31.3%) in 16:48 of matchup time against Allen.

  • PTS FGM-A
    4 1-5
    Kevin Durant vs. Tony Allen
    7:37 of matchup time
  • PTS FGM-A
    15 6-11
    Zach Randolph vs. Kendrick Perkins
    9:46 of matchup time
  • DRV
    PTS (on DRV)
    FGM-A (on DRV)
    6
    8
    4-4
    Stephen Curry vs. Chris Paul
    5:08 of matchup time

Noah Named Kia Defensive Player of the Year

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, the centerpiece of a defense which held opponents to a league-low 91.8 ppg, was named the 2013-14 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Monday. Noah became the first Bulls player since Michael Jordan in 1987-88 to earn the honor.

  • PTS Allowed
    91.8
    Bulls
    1st in NBA
  • DefRtg
    97.8
    Bulls
    2nd in NBA
  • Opp PITP
    37.0
    Bulls
    2nd in NBA

  • Opp FG% (at rim)
    46.8%
    Noah
    9th in NBA
    min. 5 FGA/game, 50 GP
  • REB
    11.6
    Noah
    6th in NBA
  • BLK
    1.5
    Noah
    12th in NBA
  • STL
    1.2
    Noah
    40th in NBA

SportVU Matchup Data: No Answer for Aldridge

With the help of SportVU, we take a closer look at Sunday's four Game 1s to highlight some of the top player vs. player matchups, including LeBron James vs. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Nene vs. Joakim Noah, Kawhi Leonard vs. Monta Ellis and LaMarcus Aldridge vs. everybody on the Rockets.

  • FGM-A
    0-4
    vs. Kidd-Gilchrist
    4-5
    vs. Douglas-Roberts
    LeBron James scored 13 of his 27
    points in these matchups
  • FGM-A
    7-13
    Nene
    when guarded by
    Joakim Noah
  • FGM-A
    1-7
    Monta Ellis
    when guarded by
    Kawhi Leonard
  • FGM-A
    5-10
    vs. Jones
    4-8
    vs. Howard
    4-6
    vs. Asik
    3-4
    vs. Parsons
    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 38 pts on 16-28
    shooting in these matchups

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.@WashWizards are up 2-0 in a Playoff series for the first time since 1982. The Wiz have won 6 straight dating back to the regular season

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Among players who made at least 50 threes this season, #KiaMIP @Goran_Dragic was the only one to shoot 50.0+% overall & 40.0+% from 3

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.@Goran_Dragic entered this season with a career scoring average of 9.5 points. He averaged a career-best 20.3pts to go with 5.9asts

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P.George: 27pts, 10reb, 6ast, 4stls in Gm2. 1st player to have 25+pts, 10+rbs, 5+ast & 4+stl in a Playoff game since D-Wade on 5/11/11

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Teams that go down 0-2 in a 7-game series in which they lost both at home are 3-16 all-time in those series(via ELIAS). CHI facing long odds

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Paul George did it all tonight... finishing w/ 27 pts, 10 rebs, 6 asts & 4 stls in a crucial Pacers' win, earning #StatLineOfTheNight

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Nene's shooting when guarded by Noah #BULLSvWIZARDS During the season: 6-for-17 (35.3%) Game 1 of this series: 7-for-13 (53.8%)

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The Bulls assisted on 66.7% of their FGs post All-Star, the highest rate in the NBA. Trying to get back to that after Game 1 (38.2% AST%)

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.@WashWizards outscored opponents by 10.0 Pts Per 100 Possessions w/ both Gortat & Nene on the floor. They had 39pts/21rbs combined in Gm1

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Durant's Scoring Streak

Kevin Durant scored 30 or more points in 12 straight games. During the streak, he averaged 38.0 points on 54.4 percent shooting from the field. Shot Chart | Stats
  • PTS
    38.0
  • FG%
    54.4
  • 3P%
    42.0
  • FT%
    87.9

Beyond The Numbers

FG%, Durant vs Allen, series
31.3

SportVU: Defending Durant

We break down the matchups from Monday's playoff doubleheader, including Tony Allen's defensive effort against Kevin Durant, Randolph vs. Perkins and Curry vs. Paul.

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Western Conference Player of the Month

Kevin Durant
Oklahoma City Thunder
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Eastern Conference Player of the Month

Al Jefferson
Charlotte Bobcats
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Western Conference Player of the Month

Blake Griffin
Los Angeles Clippers
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Eastern Conference Player of the Month

LeBron James
Miami Heat
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Western Conference Player of the Month

Kevin Durant
Oklahoma City Thunder
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Eastern Conference Player of the Month

Carmelo Anthony
New York Knicks
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Western Conference Player of the Month

Kevin Durant
Oklahoma City Thunder
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Eastern Conference Player of the Month

LeBron James
Miami Heat
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Western Conference Player of the Month

Kevin Durant
Oklahoma City Thunder
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Eastern Conference Player of the Month

Paul George
Indiana Pacers
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Western Conference Rookie of the Month

Gorgui Dieng
Minnesota Timberwolves
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Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month

Michael Carter-Williams
Philadelphia 76ers
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Western Conference Rookie of the Month

Nick Clathes
Memphis Grizzlies
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Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month

Victor Oladipo
Orlando Magic
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Western Conference Rookie of the Month

Trey Burke
Utah Jazz
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Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month

Michael Carter-Williams
Philadelphia 76ers
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Western Conference Rookie of the Month

Trey Burke
Utah Jazz
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Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month

Victor Oladipo
Orlando Magic
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Western Conference Rookie of the Month

Ben McLemore
Sacramento Kings
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Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month

Michael Carter-Williams
Philadelphia 76ers
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Most Valuable Player

2012-13: LeBron James

Defensive Player of the Year

2012-13: Marc Gasol

Rookie of the Year

2012-13: Damian Lillard

Sixth Man of the Year

2012-13:
J.R. Smith

Most Improved Player

2012-13: Paul George

Coach of the Year

2012-13: George Karl

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