Top 5 Questions to Elias: May 8, 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: Have two teammates ever recorded triple-doubles in the same playoff game?
Q: Who was the last player to score at least 28 points in a playoff game, after going scoreless in his previous playoff game that same year?
A: Eddie Johnson of the Rockets in the 1996-97 season: Johnson was scoreless on May 21, and then scored 31 in his next game two days later.
Q: In how many games during the 2013-14 regular season did Paul George and Lance Stephenson both play and combine for fewer than 25 points? What was the Pacers' record in those games?
A: There were 10 such games, and the Pacers went 4-6 in them.
Q: What is the Pacers' record for most free throws without a miss in an NBA playoff game?
A: The Pacers went 12-for-12 on May 23, 2000 in a Conference Finals game against the Knicks.
Q: What is the most points scored by the Thunder in the first quarter of a postseason game since the franchise moved to Oklahoma City?
A: 39 -- on April 27, 2013, at Houston.