Top 5 Questions to Elias: May 10, 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 in this season's playoffs are averaging at least 20 points, five rebounds, and five assists per game?
A: LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, and Damian Lillard are the only three players with each of those averages in the 2014 playoffs.
Q: Who was the last player with four (or more) triple-doubles in a single postseason?
A: Rajon Rondo in the 2012 playoffs; he had four.
Q: Who was the last player with a triple-double in consecutive playoff games?
A: Jason Kidd, playing for the Nets, on May 31 and June 5, 2002, in the clinching game of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Celtics and the opening game of the NBA Finals against the Lakers, respectively.
Q: Where does the Wizards' total of 63 points last night rank among the lowest in a playoff game in team history?
A: That's their lowest in a playoff game. The previous low was 75 points against the Bulls on April 29, 2014.
Q: When was the last time a team scored 63 or fewer points in a playoff game?
A: On April 27, 2009 -- the New Orleans Hornets lost at home to the Nuggets, 121-63.