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Last yr w/ new NBA SportVU player tracking, Monta Ellis led NBA in drives to basket (836 in 82g). This yr. Pelicans Tyreke Evans: 714 in 58g
Best 3pt% in NBA since Xmas is Pelicans' Eric Gordon (47.9%), Mavs Richard Jefferson is 5th (44.2%). (Minimum 1 3ptM per team game played)
Really all rotation guys besides Evans, Gordon & Ajinca have been vital during NO's win streak: Asik, Cunningham, Pondexter, Cole, Babbitt
Pelicans key contributors in 5 gm win strk w/out Davis: T Evans (16.4 ppg/9.4 apg), E Gordon (16.2 ppg, 43% 3s), A Ajinca (13.6 ppg, 71% FG)
Tyson and Parsons will not play tonight due to injuries.
Did LeBron and James Harden just try to square dance
Research inspired by last nite, Top 8 West v teams under .500: GS(24-3), HOU(22-3), LAC/POR(22-4), MEM(21-4), DAL(24-5), SA(22-6), OKC(20-7)
Mavs now 24-5 against teams currently below .500 after loss to Brooklyn
Brooklyn beats Mavs 104-94. Deron Williams with his 2nd highest scoring game of season 25 pts.
Amar'e said he got 3 stitches across the bridge of his nose.
Dirk has 14 pts, Aminu 12, Devin 11.
That could have been worst than it was for Amar'e.
There's a lady in a blue and black sweater sitting courtside. I wonder if some would say it's white and gold.
Dirk with the fastbreak dunk from Devin. He had that alley cat dunk in the All-Star game. That man has some hops.
Rondo has 4 pts, 4 assists and 2 reb. He's on a crazy stat pace.
Mavs up 21-19 vs Nets with 2:32 left 1Q. Mavs have early rebounding edge in effort to outrebound 5 straights opps for 1st time this year
Rondo and Amar'e finally get to play together.
Rondo has 4 pts, 1 assist and a turnover. He's off and running.