NBA Week Nine Observations

December 28th, 2009 by Hot Stove New York Leave a reply »
1. David Lee is playing like an All-Star. Lee is playing his best basketball of his career this month, averaging 18.7 points, 11.8 rebounds, and 1.1 steals. He is shooting 62 percent from the field and 83 percent from the foul line. He is 12th in the East in scoring (18.4)—more than Gerald Wallace, Paul Pierce, Dwight Howard, and Mo Williams.

Lee is fifth in boards (10.8), which is more than Al Horford and Brook Lopez. Lee is fourth in FG percentage (57.7), ahead of Kevin Garnett. The Knicks are one game out of the eighth seed, and have held opponents to under 100 points in 10 straight games.

Player A: 15 rebounds, 7 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1 steal, .9 blocks, 54.9 FG, 83.9 FT, 30 minutes per game

Player B: 18.4 points, 10.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.1 steals, .4 blocks, 57.7% FG , 78.1 FT, 35 minutes per game

Player A is Kevin Garnett, and his 1,113,213 votes make him a starting forward. Player B is David Lee.


2. Zach Randolph is a beast. Randolph has three games of at least 32 points, and two games of at least 20 rebounds this month. He is averaging 23.3 points, 13.9 rebounds, and 1.2 steals. This De ...

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