Tune-In Tidbits: TNT Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

12/06/2018 at 04:12pm

Get ready for Thursday’s TNT doubleheader with key stats and trends to know about each matchup.

New York Knicks at Boston Celtics, 8:00 ET, TNT

STAT KNICKS CELTICS
Streak/Last 10 L1, 4-6 W3, 6-4
OffRtg 106.7 (21) 107.1 (20)
DefRtg 111.8 (27) 103.1 (2)
NetRtg -5.0 (26) 4.0 (7)
Pace 100.94 (16) 100.24 (22)

Need To Know

  • During Boston’s three-game win streak, Kyrie Irving has paced the team with 25.3 PPG and 7.7 APG. Even more impressive, he has shot almost 50% (48%) from deep on 8.3 3PA per game.

  • Noah Vonleh has been a diamond in the rough for the Knicks this season, averaging career highs across the board in all major categories (minutes - 25.3, points - 8.4, FG% - 50, 3P% - 45.5, REB - 8.1, AST - 1.6, STL - 0.6, BLK - 1.0).

Trends

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  • Noah Vonleh is the only player in the NBA averaging eight rebounds and shooting 45% from three (min. 1 3PA).

  • Allonzo Trier is averaging 11.3 points per game, the most of any two-way player.

  • Among season single game stat leaders (PTS, REB, AST, STL, BLK), Knicks players have sole possession, or are tied for the NBA single game season-high in Rebounds (Enes Kanter with 26) and Blocks (Mitchell Robinson with 9)

Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz, 10:30 ET, TNT

STAT ROCKETS JAZZ
Streak/Last 10 L1, 5-5 W1, 5-5
OffRtg 111.6 (6) 106.3 (23)
DefRtg 111.7 (25) 107.5 (12)
NetRtg -0.1 (18) -1.1 (19)
Pace 97.08 (29) 100.50 (21)

Need To Know

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