Top 5 Questions: April 8, 2014
Even with no NBA games on Monday night, the Elias Sports Bureau still gets plenty of questions from broadcasters, reporters and other members of the media.
Here are the top five questions (and answers) from last night.
Q: The Spurs have scored 3,504 bench points this season. Which was the last team to score that many bench points in one season?
A: Orlando scored 3,952 bench points in the 1999-2000 season.
Q: Which players scored the most points before their 26th birthday all-time?
A: LeBron James, 16,081; Kevin Durant, 14,669; Carmelo Anthony, 12,711.
Q: Who has the most fouls drawn in the NBA this season?
A: Blake Griffin (558).
Q: When Joe Johnson plays on back-to-back days this season, what are his points per game, rebounds per game, and assists per game on the first day versus the second day?
A: First day: 15.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists per game; second day: 13.9, 3.4 and 3.1.
Q: When was the last time that the Cavaliers made at least 80 percent of their free-throw attempts in each of five straight games?
A: April 3-10, 2013