Top 5 Questions: March 30, 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's the largest margin of victory by a team on a losing streak of 15-or-more games?
A: Before the Sixers' 25-point win Saturday, it was 23 points by the Mavericks on February 22, 1981 at New Jersey (won 132-109, were on a 15-game losing streak).
Q: Prior to Saturday night's game, when was the last time that the Sixers had led by 30+ points at any point in a game?
A: March 7, 2012 vs. Boston (led by 37).
Q: What are James Anderson's numbers this season against all teams except Houston?
A: 68 games, 9.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, .430 FG%, .301 3-point%, .700 FT%. (In two games against Houston, his former team, he has scored 66 points, making 23 of 34 field-goal attempts including 12 of 19 from beyond the arc, and hitting all eight free-throw attempts.)
Q: Who was the last Kings rookie to play all 48 minutes of a non-overtime game?
A: Francisco Garcia on January 15, 2006 vs. Orlando.
Q: What is the Wizards' record this season broken down by home/road and whether they win or lose the rebounding battle?
A: When the Wizards outrebound their opponent at home they're 11-6 including Saturday.
When they outrebound their opponents on the road they're 12-6.
When they have the same number of rebounds at home they're 0-1.
When they have the same number of rebounds on the road they're 1-1.
When they're outrebounded at home they're 8-10.
When they're outrebounded on the road they're 6-11.