NBA Stats

Apr 18 2014 8:16PM

Top 5 Questions: April 18, 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: Which players averaged 20+ points and 10+ rebounds per game this season?

A: Kevin Love (26.1 pts, 12.5 reb); LaMarcus Aldridge (23.2, 11.1); DeMarcus Cousins (22.7, 11.7); Al Jefferson (21.8, 10.8); Anthony Davis (20.8, 10.0).


Q: Which players in NBA history possess career playoff averages of 20+ points and 9+ assists per game?

A: Deron Williams (21.1 PPG, 9.4 A/G) and Chris Paul (20.9 and 9.5).


Q: Which teams had the best records this season on or after January 1?

A: Spurs, 37-13 (.740); Clippers, 36-13 (.735); Grizzlies, 37-15 (.712); Bulls, 36-16 (.692); Rockets, 33-15 (.688).


Q: Which teams had the best records after the All-Star break?

A: Spurs, 24-5 (.828); Clippers, 20-7 (.741); Bulls, 21-9 (.700); Grizzlies, 21-9 (.700); Bobcats, 20-9 (.690); Warriors, 20-9 (.690).


Q: When was the last time the Rockets led the NBA in 3-point field-goal attempts?

A: In the 1997-98 season, when they attempted 1670.