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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 FGM-A REB BLK
    43 18-28 8 3
    LaMarcus Aldridge's 89 pts in 1st 2
    playoff games trails only Jordan (1986, 1988)
    & Jerry West (1965) in last 50 yrs
  • PTS REB AST STL
    32 6 8 4
    LeBron James
    Heat now 17-0 vs Bobcats
    (inc playoffs) in Big 3 era
  • TOV PTS
    24 33
    Mavs scored 33 pts off
    24 Spurs turnovers

  • W-L
    9-7
    Road teams through
    1st 16 games of playoffs
    2-14 a year ago

SportVU Matchup Data: Nene Over Noah

We break down the matchups from Tuesday's playoff tripleheader, including Nene's second straight outstanding outing against Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah, Paul George slowing down Jeff Teague and DeMar DeRozan's bounce-back performance in Game 2 vs. Brooklyn.

  • Time FGM-A PTS
    9:24 7-9 14
    Nene vs. Joakim Noah
    in Wizards' Game 2 win
  • Time FGM-A DRV PTS
    7:23 3-6 8 6
    Teague vs. Paul George
    in Hawks' Game 2 loss
  • FGM-A FGM-A
    0-3
    DeRozan vs Anderson
    9-20
    DeRozan vs rest of team
    In Toronto's Game 2 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

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"@TrailBlazersPR: Aldridge's 89 points in 1st 2 playoff games are fewer than only Jordan (1986, 1988) & Jerry West (1965) in last 50 years."

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RT @TrailBlazersPR: LaMarcus Aldridge is the first NBA player with consecutive playoff games of 43 points or more since Tracy McGrady (Apri…

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Aldridge's last 5 games v. Houston 31pts & 25rbs on 12/12/13 27 & 20 on 1/20/14 28 & 12 on 3/9/14 46 & 18 in Game 1 43 & 8 in Game 2

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Another incredible performance from @aldridge_12, who drops 43 points on 18/28 FG as Portland takes a 2-0 lead: http://t.co/ACDfPCvmtn

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RT @TrailBlazersPR: Aldridge is first player with 80+ pts & 15+ rebs in team's first 2 playoff games since Jordan (April 25-27, 1997).

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In 3 Quarters, @aldridge_12 has 39pts on 16/22 shooting (72.7%). He's an absurd 13/15 from midrange @trailblazers http://t.co/L3nCq6QYNG

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RT @TrailBlazersPR: Aldridge is first player w/ at least 80 points in his team's first 2 playoff games since Kobe (81, April 20-23, 2008)

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Dwight's 19pts in the 1stQ is a @HoustonRockets playoff record for a Qtr, breaking Hakeem's 18 in the 1stQ (5/5/95) (h/t @Jonathan_Feigen)

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This is what interior dominance looks like. @DwightHoward's 1st Quarter: 19 points on 8/9 shooting @HoustonRockets http://t.co/ckAneonlgt

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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

FGM-A, Nene v Noah, Game 2
7-9

SportVU Matchup Data: Nene Over Noah

We break down the matchups from Tuesday, including Nene's second straight outstanding outing against Joakim Noah, Paul George guarding Jeff Teague and DeMar DeRozan's bounce-back performance.

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Eastern Conference Player of the Month

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Western Conference Rookie of the Month

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Western Conference Rookie of the Month

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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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