Top 5 Questions to Elias: May 27, 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: Who are the players with the most playoff games of at least 25 points, five rebounds, and five assists in NBA history?
A: LeBron James, 74 (151 total playoff games); Michael Jordan, 73 (179 games); Larry Bird, 53 (164 games).
Q: What is the Pacers' record in NBA best-of-seven playoff series after falling behind 1-3?
A: They're 0-3 in those series, having lost to the Lakers in 2000, the Celtics in 2003, and the Bulls in 2011.
Q: What was the Thunder's scoring margin in Game 3 with Ibaka on and off the court?
A: OKC was plus-11 (70-59) with Ibaka playing, and minus-2 (36-38) without him.
Q: Is Steven Adams the first player in Thunder franchise history to have more than one playoff game with four-or-more blocks off the bench?
A: Yes, he's the first.
Q: Which teams have won the most consecutive home playoff games against the Spurs under Gregg Popovich?
A: The Lakers won six straight from 2004 to 2008. The Jazz won four in a row from 1998 to 2007. And the Thunder has currently won its last four.