Box Score Bulletin’: Dec. 17

Dec 17, 2012; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; San Antonio Spurs center DeJuan Blair (45) handles the ball against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the second half at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

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…

Timberwolves (12-10) 93 @ Magic (11-13) 102

  • Leading scorers: MIN – Kevin Love 23, ORL – Glen Davis 28.
  • The Magic used a 53-32 second half to come back all the way against the Wolves.
  • Big Baby Davis had 28 points on 13-17 shooting.
  • Nik Vucevic had a double double with 14 points, 11 rebounds and 2 blocks.
  • J.J. Redick was a killer with 18 points (8-12 FG) and 7 assists off the bench.

Rockets (12-12) 109 @ Knicks (18-6) 96

  • Leading scorers: HOU – James Harden 28, NYK – Chris Copeland 29.
  • Jeremy Lin’s return to The Graden: 22 points (9-15 FG), 8 assists, 4 rebounds, 1 win.
  • Harden wasn’t too bad either with 28 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Chris Copeland returned to his Preseason form with 29 points on 11 for 19 shooting.
  • Tyson Chandler ripped down 18 rebounds.

Clippers (18-6) 88 @ Pistons (7-20) 76

  • Leading scorers: LAC – Blake Griffin, Jamal Crawford 15, DET – Brandon Knight 16.
  • The Clippers get into double digits (10) with their win streak.
  • Nothing too impressive for the Clippers starters, but Lamar Odom got 29 minutes off the bench and had 6 points, 11 rebounds and 2 blocks.
  • Brandon Knight led the Pistons again with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.

Bulls (13-10) 71 @ Grizzlies (16-6) 80

  • Leading scorers: CHI – Carlos Boozer 16, MEM – Mike Conley 17.
  • The Bulls shot only 37.3% from the field, including 2-11 from behind the arc.
  • The Grizzlies outrebounded the Bulls 51-39.
  • Randolph, Gay and Gasol combined to shoot 10 for 34 from the field.
  • Zach posted a double double with 10 points and 15 rebounds.

Spurs (19-7) 93 @ Thunder (20-4) 107

  • Leading scorers: SAN – Tony Parker, Nando de Colo 14, OKC – Serge Ibaka 25.
  • It’s rare that a guy not named Durant or Westbrook leads the team in scoring, but that’s what Serge Ibaka did with his 25 points on 10-16 shooting. And yeah, he also had 17 rebounds and 3 blocks.
  • Westbrook finished with 22, Kevin Martin with 20 and Durant with 19.
  • Nando de Colo had a good game off the bench with 14 points and 6 assists.

Kings (7-17) 90 @ Suns (10-15) 101

  • Leading scorers: SAC – Jimmer Fredette 22, PHX – Shannon Brown 22.
  • Shannon Brown was extremely efficient with his 22 points on 10-13 shooting.
  • Marcin Gortat had a solid game with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 6 blocks.
  • Luis Scola also put up 14 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists.
  • Jimmer had a breakthrough game with 22 points on 7-13 shooting.
  • Only one Kings starter (Aaron Brooks with 12) scored in double figures.

Topics: Box Scores, Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs

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