Box Score Bulletin’: Nov. 13

November 13, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green (4) celebrates the Spurs 84-82 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE

Welcome all stat geeks! “Box Score Bulletin’” is sifting through, analyzing and summarizing all of the NBA box scores from the previous day and night, so you don’t have to! So sip your coffee and enjoy the good, the bad and the ugly…

Wizards (0-6) 76 @ Bobcats (3-3) 92

  • Leading scorers: WAS – Trevor Ariza 19, CHA – Ramon Sessions 21.
  • When Trevor Ariza is your only player in double figures with 19 points, you know you’re in trouble.
  • The Wiz shot a woeful 29.8% (25-84) from the field, including the Beal/Price combination of 3 for 23.
  • The Wizards had a 72% assist rate (assists on 18 of 25 made field goals).
  • Ramon Sessions led the Bobcats from the bench (30 minutes) with 21 points and 5 assists.

Knicks (5-0) 99 @ Magic (2-5) 89

  • Leading scorers: NYK – Carmelo Anthony 25, ORL – J.J. Redick 18.
  • The Knicks “quality” shooting contined with a 48.8% (41-84 FG) effort.
  • In what might be considered a small miracle, Ray Felton managed to put up more shots than Carmelo, 23 to 21 (though Melo outscored him 25 to 21).
  • J.R. Smith with another solid game in putting up 21 points (9-14 FG), 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
  • Nik Vucevic with another double double (12 pts, 10 rebs).
  • Moe Harkless finally broke though with some numbers. In 19 minutes, he had 10 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks.

Raptors (2-6) 74 @ Pacers (3-5) 72

  • Leading scorers: TOR – DeMar DeRozan 15, IND – George Hill 18.
  • The Raptors scored 5 points total in the 4th quarter… andstillwon.
  • Out of nowhere, Jose Calderon recorded a triple double with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.
  • Coming off an insane 60 minute game the night before, DeMar DeRozan played another 40 minutes and scored 15 points in the victory.
  • Interesting stat here: George Hill (who had 18 points) has led the Pacers in scoring in 4 of their 8 games.
  • Paul George and David West combined to shoot 6 for 26 from the floor.

Cavaliers (2-6) 101 @ Nets (4-2) 114

  • Leading scorers: CLE -Anderson Varejao 35, BKN – Deron Williams 26.
  • Anderson Varejao had an absolute monster game with 35 points (16-21 FG) and 18 rebounds.
  • Kyrie Irving wasn’t too bad himself with 34 points and 8 assists (14-14 from the free throw line).
  • The stars finally came out in Brooklyn: Deron Williams (26 pts, 10 asts), Joe Johnson (25 pts, 5 rebs, 6 asts) and Brook Lopez (23 pts, 7 rebs, 4 blks).

Trail Blazers (3-5) 103 @ Kings (2-6) 86

  • Leading scorers: POR – Damian Lillard 22, SAC – James Johnson 16.
  • Lillard led the Blazers with 22 points and 9 assists.
  • J.J. Hickson recorded another double double with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
  • The Blazers were on fire from outside, shooting 14-27 for 51.9% (Lillard 5-6).
  • The Kings meanwhile, were 1-11 from behind the arc.
  • Jason Thompson had 8 points, 11 rebounds and 2 blocks in what might be considered the Kings best all around stat line.

Spurs (7-1) 84 @ Lakers (3-5) 82

  • Leading scorers: SAN – Tony Parker 19, LAL – Kobe Bryant 28.
  • Tim Duncan contined his assault with 19 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 blocks.
  • Tony Parker, who was a game-time decision, finished with 19 points and 7 assists.
  • Only 8 turnovers in the game for the Spurs.
  • Another solid shooting performance from Kobe (12-19, 28 points) wasn’t enough to handle the Spurs at home.
  • Dwight (13 pts, 15 rebs) and Pau  (10 pts, 10 rebs) both had double doubles.

Topics: Box Scores, Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs

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