NBA Stats

Mar 19 2014 12:56PM

Top 5 Questions: March 19, 2014

Each night the Elias Sports Bureau fields questions from broadcasters, reporters and other members of the media.
Here are the top five questions (and answers) from last night.


Q: What are Kevin Love's longest current streaks of double-doubles against one team?

A: 9 vs. Oklahoma City (Nov. 2010 -- Jan. 2014)
9 vs. Washington (Feb. 2009 -- Dec. 2013)
8 vs. Dallas (Dec. 2010 -- Dec. 2013)


Q: Who are the top three players in career scoring average against the Celtics (minimum: 10 games)?

A: 30.7, Michael Jordan
30.1, LeBron James
28.9, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


Q: Paul Millsap produced his first NBA triple-double, playing in his 600th game. Among active players, who had the most games played before earning his first triple-double?

A: Tony Parker, whose first triple-double came in his 826th game, against the Rockets, on Dec. 10, 2012.


Q: When is the last time that three different games went into overtime on the same night in the NBA?

A: Ten days ago -- March 9, 2014 -- three overtime games


Q: Who was the last NBA player to have multiple quarters scoring 25-or-more points in a calendar month?

A: Kobe Bryant, who had two such quarters in one game on Jan. 22, 2006, in his 81-point game against the Raptors.