Box Score Bulletin’: Nov. 18

Nov 18, 2012; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Detroit Pistons point guard Will Bynum (12) slam dunks during the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics at The Palace. Detroit won 103-83. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-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…

Pacers (4-7) 76 @ Knicks (7-1) 88

  • Leading scorers: IND – Paul George 20, NYK – Carmelo Anthony 26.
  • This is the 5th time in 8 games that the Knicks have held an opponent to under 90 points in a game.
  • The only three Knicks that scored in double figures were Carmelo Anthony 26, J.R. Smith 13 and Raymond Felton 11.
  • Rasheed another solid bench effort with 17 mintues, 9 points, 7 rebounds.
  • Paul George had 20 points on 6-15 shooting, including 4-7 from downtown.
  • Roy Hibbert continued to struggle with only 6 points on 3-10 shooting. He also had 6 turnovers.

Magic (3-6) 86 @ Raptors (3-7) 97

  • Leading scorers: ORL – Glen Davis, E’Twaun Moore 16, TOR – DeMar DeRozan 20.
  • The Raptors had 22 assists in the game as a team, which Jose Calderon had 18 of them, or 82%.
  • DeMar DeRozan continuted his solid scoring efforts with 20 points (also 9 rebounds).
  • Amir Johnson had 15 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals off the bench.
  • Big Baby Davis had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Magic.

Cavaliers (2-8) 79 @ 76ers (6-4) 86

  • Leading scorers: CLE – Alonzo Gee 17, PHI – Evan Turner 19.
  • Evan Turner played 40 minutes for the Sixers and posted 19 points (8-12 FG), 6 rebounds and 9 assists.
  • Spencer Hawes led the bench squad with 14 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocks.
  • It was not a good shooting night for the Cavs backcourt as Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters combined to shoot 6 for 27 (22%) for 14 points.
  • The frontcourt was a different story as Anderson Varejao and Tristan Thompson combined for 28 points and 28 rebounds.
  • The Cavs had 18 total offensive rebounds.

Nets (6-2) 99 @ Kings (2-8) 90

  • Leading scorers: BKN – Andray Blatche 22, SAC – DeMarcus Cousins 29.
  • The Nets are winning, but it’s not pretty. Deron Williams and Joe Johnson combined to shoot 5 for 22 from the field.
  • Andray Blatche shot an incredible 11-12 from the field in scoring his team high 22 points.
  • The Nets got 52 bench points in this one (Blatche 22, Brooks 14, Watson 13).
  • The Kings continue to start John Salmons despite his struggles. Again in this game he played 28 minutes, but only registered 2 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist.
  • The Kings were led by Cousins (29 pts) and Tyreke Evans (21 pts).

Warriors (5-5) 109 @ Thunder (8-3) 119

  • Leading scorers: GSW – Stephen Curry 22, OKC – Russell Westbrook 30.
  • Kevin Durant brought the triple double power against the Warriors. He finished with 25 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists.
  • Russell Westbrook finished with a “secondary” 30 points (12-22 FG), 7 assists and 5 steals.
  • Kevin Martin also had 23 points off the Thunder bench.
  • David Lee had a nice game with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists.

Celtics (6-5) 83 @ Pistons (2-9) 103

  • Leading scorers: BOS – Jared Sullinger 16, DET – Greg Monroe 20.
  • The Pistons got their 2nd win of the season in which they shot 54.2% from the field and outrebounded the C’s 39-30.
  • Greg Monroe continues his All Star push with 20 points (8-11 FG) and 13 rebounds.
  • Rodney Stuckey’s first bench appearance included 14 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Could be a good move for the Pistons.
  • Rondo continued his double digit assists streak (current at 34 straight games)with another 10 in this game.
  • Jared Sullinger scored a team high 16 points on 7-12 shooting. Though, he was a -20 rating.

Bulls (5-5) 94 @ Trail Blazers (5-5) 102

  • Leading scorers: CHI – Nate Robinson 18, POR – Nicolas Batum, Wesley Matthews 21.
  • All five Blazers starters scored in double figures.
  • LaMarcus Aldridge posted a double double of 18 points and 13 rebounds.
  • Joakim Noah was near a triple double with 16 points, 15 rebounds and 8 assists.
  • The Bulls were only 4-16 (25%) from behind the arc.

Rockets (4-6) 108 @ Lakers (5-5) 119

  • Leading scorers: HOU – Chandler Parsons 24, LAL – Dwight Howard 28.
  • Not to be outdone by Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant also had a triple double. He posted an impressive 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.
  • Dwight Howard wasn’t shabby either with 28 points, 13 rebounds and 3 blocks.
  • Chandler Parsons had an efficient scoring night for the Rockets with 24 points (8-10 FG, 4-5 3PT).

Topics: Boston Celtics, Box Scores, Detroit Pistons

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