5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Oct. 27, 2017

1. NBA refs are calling 3.4 traveling violations per game so far this season– the highest in 20 years.

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Photo: nba.com

2.  DeMarcus Cousins becomes the first player to put up 41 points, 23 rebounds, and 6 assists in a game since Joe Barry Carroll in 1987 and the first player to get 40-20-5 since Chris Webber in 2001.

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NBA Stats Of The Day: Boogie goes off against former team. Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

3. Marc Gasol is hooping…

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Photo: Brandon Dill, AP

To open the season, Gasol is putting up 25 points, 10.8 rebounds, three assists, and 1.5 blocks on 49/44/86 shooting.

4. Meanwhile, in the Euroleague…

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2018 top draft prospect Luka Doncic is averaging 24 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.8 assists, and 1.3 steals on 50.9/43.5/89 shooting through four games. And he’s just doing his work for only 27 minutes a night!

5. Somebody did the math…

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Photo: Reuters

… and counted LeBron James’ free throw shooting in super clutch moments (last 15 seconds, team down by 1 or 2): It’s 16/28 for 56%.

Featured Image: (AP/Rich Pedroncelli)

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