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NBA NEWS - NBA NOTES & PREVIEW for WEEK 13

Joel Embiid, 76ers: The reigning Eastern Conference Player of the Week is averaging 29.0 points, 14.4 rebounds and 2.1 blocked shots in his last seven games - (Keith Allison - photo)

 

 

Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons has 18 tripledoubles through his first 120 games, more than any player except Oscar Robertson (56) - (Keith Allison - photo)

 

 

Stephen Curry, Warriors: Needs six three-pointers to pass Jason Terry (2,282) for third place all time) - (Keith Allison - photo)

 

 

 

NBA ON THIS DAY - Jan. 13, 1999: Michael Jordan announced his second retirement from the NBA in the wake of his sixth championship with Chicago. - Steve Lipofsky photo

 

 

 

Vince Carter, Hawks: Needs 61 points to pass Jerry West for 21st place all time - (NBA - photo)

 

 

 

Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons has 18 tripledoubles through his first 120 games, more than any player except Oscar Robertson (56) - Vince Carter, Hawks: Needs 61 points to pass Jerry West for 21st place all time - Stephen Curry, Warriors: Needs six three-pointers to pass Jason Terry (2,282) for third place all time - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

 

NEW YORK, NY USA

Monday, January 7, 2019

THREE POINTS

Spurs vs. Thunder Twice Over: San Antonio and Oklahoma City face each other on Thursday (TNT) and Saturday (NBA TV) during Week 13. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich enters tonight’s game at Detroit needing one victory to tie Jerry Sloan (1,221) for third place on the NBA’s all-time wins list. Popovich has guided the Spurs to 12 wins in their last 15 games. The Thunder is an NBA-best 25-10 since starting 0-4. OKC’s Paul George is averaging a career-high 26.8 points per game. The Thunder leads the NBA in defensive rating.

East Picture: The East’s top four teams are separated by only three games. NBA-leading Toronto is one game ahead of Milwaukee, which has won nine of 11. Indiana, 13-3 in its last 16 games, trails the Raptors by 2½ games. And Philadelphia has won three in a row to close within three games of Toronto. This week, the Bucks visit Houston on Wednesday (ESPN) and Indiana is at New York on Friday (ESPN).

NBA All-Star Voting 2019: The second fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting 2019 presented by Google will be announced on Thursday. Fans account for 50 percent of the vote to determine the starters; NBA players and a media panel account for 25 percent each. The Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James and Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Western Conference and Eastern Conference, respectively, in the first fan returns. A third fan voting update will be shared on Jan. 17. TNT will reveal the starters on Jan. 24 and the reserves on Jan. 31.


TRENDING TOPICS

Derrick White, Spurs: The second-year guard is averaging 18.0 points on 80.0 percent shooting from the field during San Antonio’s four-game winning streak.

Joel Embiid, 76ers: The reigning Eastern Conference Player of the Week is averaging 29.0 points, 14.4 rebounds and 2.1 blocked shots in his last seven games.

Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves: He is averaging 28.3 points, 17.0 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 2.9 blocks in his last seven games.

Jusuf Nurkic, Trail Blazers: Nurkic is averaging 22.2 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists in his last six games.

Brooklyn Nets: Brooklyn’s current 12-3 surge is its best 15-game stretch since the 2012-13 season.

Jamal Murray, Nuggets: Murray has scored 30 or more points in three of his last five games for West-leading Denver, which has won all five of those games.


TRIVIA QUESTION:

On Jan. 6, Miami’s Dwyane Wade became the third player to reach 20,000 points, 5,000 assists, 4,000 rebounds, 1,500 steals, 800 blocks and 500 three-pointers. Who are the other two players?


GO FIGURE

The Warriors and Kings combined to make an NBA-record 41 three-pointers in Golden 41 State’s 127-123 win at Sacramento on Jan. 5.

Houston’s James Harden has at least 35 points and five assists in each of his last 10 games, the longest streak in NBA history.

Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons has 18 tripledoubles through his first 120 games, more than any player except Oscar Robertson (56).


NBA ON THIS DAY

Jan. 9, 1972: The Lakers’ record 33-game winning streak ended with a 120-104 loss to defending NBA champion Milwaukee.

Jan. 13, 1999: Michael Jordan announced his second retirement from the NBA in the wake of his sixth championship with Chicago.


MILESTONE WATCH

Vince Carter, Hawks: Needs 61 points to pass Jerry West for 21st place all time.

Stephen Curry, Warriors: Needs six three-pointers to pass Jason Terry (2,282) for third place all time.

Jamal Crawford, Suns: Needs to play two games to reach 1,300 and tie Ray Allen for 21st all time.

Mike D’Antoni, Rockets coach: Needs three wins to reach 600.


G LEAGUE STAR

LA Clippers two-way player Angel Delgado grabbed an NBA G League-record 31 rebounds in Agua Caliente’s victory over the Oklahoma City Blue on Jan. 4. For the season, the 6-10 center is averaging 14.5 rebounds to go with 15.9 points. He finished his career at Seton Hall as the Big East’s second-leading rebounder of all time


TRIVIA ANSWER:

Michael Jordan and LeBron James are the other two players with at least 20,000 points, 5,000 assists, 4,000 rebounds, 1,500 steals, 800 blocks and 500 three-pointers.


THIS DAY IN THE NBA

January 7, 1951 Just one day after playing in the longest game in NBA history, a 75-73 win over the Rochester Royals in six overtimes, the Indianapolis Olympians were defeated by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks, 83-79, with each of the Olympians’ five starters playing all 48 minutes.

January 7, 1972 The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 134-90 for their 33rd straight win, the longest winning streak in major professional sports.

January 7, 1995 Larry Brown posted his 500th career NBA coaching victory, following Indiana’s 88-83 road win at Houston.

January 7, 1998 Los Angeles Clippers head coach Bill Fitch tied Dick Motta (935) for third on the coaching victory list after a 110-102 win over Vancouver.

January 7, 1998 Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O'Neal blocked three shots in a 114-102 win over Milwaukee to bring his career total to 1,002.

January 7, 1999 The NBA Board of Governors unanimously ratified the new six-year collective bargaining agreement between the league and the National Basketball Players Association, setting the stage for the 1998-99 season to get underway. The agreement runs through the 2003-2004 NBA season, with a league option for the 2004-05 season.

January 7, 2002 Anthony Johnson of the Mobile Revelers was signed to a 10-day contract by the New Jersey Nets, becoming the first NBDL player to sign a NBA 10-day contract.

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