Top 5 Questions: April 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: Which teams have faced each other in the most playoff games since the 2001 playoffs?
A: Spurs-Lakers, 30; Spurs-Mavericks, 29; Spurs-Suns, 26; Bulls-Heat 20.
Q: Which teams have gone the longest since their last playoff-series win?
A: Trail Blazers (last in 2000); Bucks (2001); Raptors (2001); Timberwolves (2004); Kings (2004).
Q: Who was the last player to average a triple-double in a postseason series?
A: Jason Kidd for the Nets against Toronto in 2007.
Q: Which was the last team to win the NBA championship without having a player average at least 20 points per game in the regular season?
A: The 2007-08 Celtics.
Q: Who owns the highest career playoff scoring average?
A: Michael Jordan, 33.4; followed by Allen Iverson, 29.7; Jerry West, 29.1; Kevin Durant, 28.6; LeBron James, 28.1.