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NBA NEWS - NOTES & PREVIEW for WEEK 6

Philadelphia 76er Joel Embiid has recorded 10 games with 30 or more points this season. No other player has more than seven such games - (Keith Allison photo)

 

 

 

Kemba Walker - (NBA Photo)

 

Memphis center Marc Gasol - (NBA Photo)

 

 

Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson celebrates his 80th birthday on Saturday. He is a 12-time All-Star, the 1963-64 MVP and theNBA’s career leader in triple-doubles (181) - (Vernon J. Biever photo)

 

 

 

 

Philadelphia 76er Joel Embiid has recorded 10 games with 30 or more points this season. No other player has more than seven such games - LA Clippers: An active four-game winning streak has moved the Clippers to 10-5 - Kemba Walker, Hornets: On Nov. 17 against Philadelphia, Walker became the sixth active player to score at least 60 points in a game, joining Carmelo Anthony, Devin Booker, James Harden, LeBron James and Klay Thompson - THIS DAY IN THE NBA

 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK USA

Monday, November 19, 2018

THREE POINTS

Thunder Up: Oklahoma City has rebounded from an 0-4 start with 10 victories in its last 11 games. During the 10-1 stretch, the Thunder owns the NBA’s best net rating and defensive rating. Paul George has scored at least 30 points in three straight games, while Steven Adams is averaging 20.4 points in his last five games. OKC visits Golden State on Wednesday in the second game of ESPN’s doubleheader. In the first game, LeBron James returns to Cleveland as the Los Angeles Lakers face the Cavaliers.

Turnaround Teams: The Thunder is one of many teams surging after a slow start. Orlando, Houston and the Lakers are all 7-2 in their last nine games. The Magic is averaging 114.2 points on 49.6 percent shooting from the field in those nine games, a dramatic improvement from 99.9 points on 41.4 percent shooting in its first eight games (2-6). Meanwhile, Dallas has won four consecutive games, including a 50-point victory over Utah and its first win over Golden State in the last 11 meetings.

25K for Carter: Atlanta’s Vince Carter begins Week 6 needing 15 points to reach 25,000 for his career. He is set to become the 22nd player to accomplish the feat. Carter, 41, who is playing his record-tying 21st NBA season, is also four games from passing Kevin Willis (1,424) for seventh place on the all-time list for games played. The Hawks play four times this week (all at home), starting with games against the LA Clippers tonight and Toronto on Wednesday.


TRENDING TOPICS

LA Clippers: An active four-game winning streak has moved the Clippers to 10-5. Danilo Gallinari, Tobias Harris and Lou Williams have each scored in double figures in every game this season. Sue Bird, Seattle Storm: An 11-time WNBA All-Star and the league’s all-time assists leader, Bird has been hired by the Nuggets as Basketball Operations Associate.

Kemba Walker, Hornets: On Nov. 17 against Philadelphia, Walker became the sixth active player to score at least 60 points in a game, joining Carmelo Anthony, Devin Booker, James Harden, LeBron James and Klay Thompson.

Marc Gasol, Grizzlies: The three-time All-Star, who last week became the Grizzlies’ all-time rebounding leader, is averaging 21.3 points and 10.3 rebounds during Memphis’ current 5-1 run.

Anthony Davis, Pelicans: In his last six games (5-1), Davis is averaging 32.5 points, 14.0 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.33 blocked shots. Season of Giving: NBA Cares

Season of Giving begins today and runs through Christmas Day, with the NBA and its teams and players hosting a variety of charitable events in communities across the country to brighten the holidays for thousands of children and families.


TRIVIA QUESTION:

Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns recently became the second player in NBA history to amass at least 5,000 points and 3,000 rebounds before turning 23. Who is the other player?


GO FIGURE

Five NBA G League referees have been promoted to full-time NBA staff officials: Mousa Dagher, Ashley Moyer-Gleich, Matt Myers, Phenizee Ransom and Natalie Sago.

Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid has recorded 10 games with 30 or more points this season. No other player has more than seven such games. Hall of Famer

Oscar Robertson celebrates his 80th birthday on Saturday. He is a 12-time All-Star, the 1963-64 MVP and theNBA’s career leader in triple-doubles (181).


NBA ON THIS DAY

Nov. 20, 1997: Dallas’ A.C. Green plays in his 907th consecutive game, breaking the NBA record set by Randy Smith. Green’s streak would end at 1,192 games, which remains the record.

Nov. 24, 1960: The Philadelphia Warriors’ Wilt Chamberlain grabs an NBA-record 55 rebounds in a game against Boston.


MILESTONE WATCH

LeBron James, Lakers: With a 51-point night at Miami on Nov. 18,James passed Allen Iverson for solepossession of sixth place on the career list for 50-point games. Jamesnow has 434 career games with 30points or more, one shy of tying KarlMalone for third place all time.

Gregg Popovich, Spurs: Needs six victories to pass Pat Riley (1,210) for fourth place on the NBA’s all-time coaching wins list. Don Nelson is the career leader with 1,335 victories.


G LEAGUE HOT HAND

Hakim Warrick is averaging 12.6 points and 6.1 rebounds in seven games for the Iowa Wolves (Minnesota Timberwolves). Warrick, 36, the 19th pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, last played in the NBA in 2012-13. Since then, he has played in a number of international leagues.


TRIVIA ANSWER:

Dwight Howard is the other player to have at least 5,000 points and 3,000 rebounds before turning 23.


THIS DAY IN THE NBA

November 19, 1977 The New Orleans Jazz set a then NBA record for fewest free throws made in a game--one. Despite 17 fouls by Houston, the Jazz went to the foul line only five times and made just one, yet still managed to defeat the Rockets 103-101. On January 9, 1996, the Toronto Raptors did not make a single free throw in a loss to the Charlotte Hornets, erasing the Jazz’s record of one free throw.

November 19, 1983 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers became the second player in NBA history to score 30,000 points, joining Wilt Chamberlain at that plateau, as the Lakers won 117-110 at Portland.

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