Top 5 Questions: March 28, 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 was the largest margin of victory in a game this season?
A: 48 points: Clippers over Lakers (142-94) on March 6.
Q: What are the highest spots the Hawks and Blazers have occupied in their respective conference standings this season?
A: Atlanta was tied for second in the East through games of November 11. Portland spent many days as the top seed (or tied) in the West, most recently through games of January 18.
Q: What are the fewest wins for a team that featured the NBA Rookie of the Year?
A: Ray Felix's Baltimore Bullets went 16-56 in 1953-54.
Q: How many consecutive free throws has Stephen Curry made? What is the longest streak of his career?
A: Curry has made 35 straight free throws. The longest streak of his career is 42 from January 17 to February 16, 2011.
Q: Who was the last player before James Harden to record 122 points and 38 assists while shooting at least 56.7 percent over a four-game span?
A: LeBron James in March 2013 (123 points, 47 assists, 58.8%)