1.) Ray Allen holds the record for most blocks by an American in a single Olympics. He had 11 in Sydney back in 2000.
Also, John Stockton led the 1996 United States team in swats.
2.) From 1970-1986, there were no back-to-back NBA champions. From 1987-2002, only the Spurs (1999) did not win back-to-back.
In case you missed it, the Lakers (87-88), Pistons (89-90), Bulls (91-93), Rockets (94-95), Bulls (96-98), and Lakers (2000-02) all went at least two straight.
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1. Josh Hart-- Summer League MVP?
The 2nd year Laker from Villanova is averaging 24.2/5.2/2.3/1.5 on 47.1/39.6/80.0 shooting (61.8 TS%) in leading the Lakers summer league squad to a second straight championship berth in Las Vegas.
Bonus: Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk is not bad either. The Lakers' 2018 2nd round pick is averaging 17.7/4.2/2.2 on 50.7/42.9/71.4 shooting (63.7 TS%).
2. J.J. Redick
Redick has played a total of 760 career NBA games and not once did he tally a double-double.
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Here's your daily dose of awesome NBA stats.
1. Isaiah Thomas= Michael Jordan?
Isaiah Thomas leads the Celtics in scoring for the 35th straight game.
In the last 40 years only one other player has done that..
— Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) March 25, 2017
2. Nikola Jokic. OMG.
Denver is 24-17 with The Joker as starting center and 11-20 on the rest. BTW, these are his stats as the Nuggets' starting center: 19.4 pts on 60% shooting, 3pt 38.6%, FT 83%, 10.8 rebounds and Read More
1. Kawhi Leonard is great but...
it's clear his bread-and-butter is NOT scoring. There are a gazillion of NBA players right now who have better single-game career-high in points than the San Antonio forward (Kawhi's career high is 32 points, by the way) . This guy has a lot of time so he took the liberty to list down ALL of the players mentioned.
2. Strictly talking about assists, John Stockton is in a league of his own.
The Utah Jazz legend has averaged at least 13.5 assists for FIVE CONSECUTIVE Read More