Week 26 Tune-In Tidbits: Monday, April 9, 2018
Get ready for tonight’s pair of nationally televised games with three stats to watch in each matchup. The action tips off in New York, where the Knicks host the Cavaliers at 7:30 ET on NBA TV with the visiting team looking to improve their playoff position in the season’s final week. That is followed by the Clippers hosting the Pelicans at 10:30 ET on ESPN with New Orleans looking to secure a playoff berth as they sit in a wild race in the bottom half of the Western Conference playoff picture.
Cleveland Cavaliers at New York Knicks, 7:30 ET, NBA TV
- Trey Burke is 17th of all guards with more than 20 Games Played in Points per 36 Minutes (21.8) and 13th in Assists per 36 Minutes (7.8) after beginning the season in the G-League.
- The Cavaliers are 2nd in the NBA in Clutch Net Rating (18.2), winning 30 of their 45 games that have been within 5 Points with 5 or fewer minutes remaining.
- LeBron James leads the league in Total Points (2215), is 2nd in Total Assists (734), and 11th in Total Rebounds (698).
New Orleans Pelicans at LA Clippers, 10:30 ET, ESPN