Tag Archives: NBA Statistics

Whiteside Deserving of Most Improved Player Award

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Hassan Whiteside has the opportunity to take out all of the frustrations on the team that rejected him several times during the opening round 2016 NBA playoffs. As the 7-foot center was scratching his way into the league, Whiteside tried out with Charlotte, his hometown team, on several occasions but was continually snubbed. Eventually, Whiteside managed to land a roster …

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Curry Rips Orlando for 51 Points

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There was simply too much time left on the clock for the Magic to stop Stephen Curry. As the third quarter was coming to a close, just four seconds remained when Orlando forward Ersan Ilyasova drew a foul on Anderson Varejao. After Ilyasova converted both free throw attempts, the inbound pass immediately went into the hands of the leading scorer in …

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Curry Sets Consecutive Games Mark for 3-Point Field Goals

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Not even four seconds ticked off the shot clock before Stephen Curry was able to sprint down the floor and answer a made bucket by the Magic. Once he crossed he half court line, all he needed was just three dribbles, a step back and he launched a shot from 26 feet out. The ball ripped through the net, marking the …

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Davis Shatters Franchise Scoring Record

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Any grandiose expectations levied on Anthony Davis were fulfilled Sunday afternoon. As the rest of the starting lineup in New Orleans combined to score just 19 points, Davis lifted the team to its fourth victory in the last five games and obliterating the franchise scoring record in the process. The Pelicans captured a 111-106 victory as Davis directly impacted 61.3 percent …

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Curry Hangs 51 on Washington

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Maybe Draymond Green actually found a way to cool Stephen Curry down. As Curry was conducting his post game interview — following another torrid shooting performance —Green doused the league’s reigning MVP with a pair of cups of water. The tactic came a little too late for the Wizards, as Golden State captured a 134-121 victory. 

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Waiver Watch: Triple-Double Hunting

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Draymond Green didn’t need long to reach the goal he admitted to chasing just a day earlier. The All-Star forward admitted that his pursuit of a triple-double Saturday night in Philadelphia nearly cost Golden State a victory. The Warriors needed a last second 3-pointer from Harrison Barnes to secure a victory against the worst team in the NBA, as Green …

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A Healthy Howard Proving to be Unstoppable

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For years, Dwight Howard was synonymous with domination. The NBA seemingly began running out of accolades to recognize his massive talent. For eight consecutive years, Howard was a fixture at NBA All-Star weekend, was named to the All-NBA First Team five times and he captured the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award for three consecutive years. 

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Walker Sets Hornets Franchise Scoring Record

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The first shot attempt of the afternoon — a 17-foot jumper — hit the front of the rim, careened off the backboard and fell through for Kemba Walker. By the time the final buzzer sounded, after a pair of overtime sessions, Walker hit 15 other shots from the field, 14 free throws and knocked down six shots from beyond the arc, to etch …

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Whiteside Rocks the Nuggets

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After a teammate showered Hassan Whiteside with high praise, he immediately delivered a signature performance to backup the kind words. Miami rookie Justise Winslow penned an article in the Players Tribune pointing out exactly why his teammate deserved his first career All-Star appearance, pointing out his presence as a shot blocker is unmatched throughout the league. 

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Jackson the King of Crunch Time

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The luxury an NBA superstar provides to every roster is a clearly defined answer for the player to entrust with the basketball with the game on the line. Clutch is the one term in the basketball lexicon that doesn’t have a certain definition, or an exact specification of achievements, but is widely acknowledged when delivered consistently. By any sense of …

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