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Box Score Bulletin’: Nov. 3

Nov 3, 2012; New York, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) wins the opening tip off against the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE

Welcome all stat geeks! “Box Score Bulletin’” is sifting through, analyzing and summarizing all of the NBA box scores from the previous day and night, so you don’t have to! So sip your coffee and enjoy the good, the bad and the ugly…

Celtics (1-2) 89 @ Wizards (0-2) 86

  • Leading scorers: BOS – Paul Pierce 27, WAS – Jordan Crawford 21.
  • Pierce with a bounce back game with 27 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists.
  • A more obvious question to ask might be: How many games will Rondo not have a double double? Another 12 points, 12 assists in this one.
  • The young bigs playing well for the Wiz: Trevor Booker with 19 points, 10 rebounds while Kevin Seraphin had 19 points and 7 rebounds off the bench.

Kings (0-3) 98 @ Pacers (2-1) 106 – 2OT

  • Leading scorers: SAC - Marcus Thornton 26, IND - David West, George Hill 18.
  • Double overtime games mean lots of numbers, including rebounds, which 3 Pacers had at least 10 (West 18, George 17, Hibbert 10).
  • Paul George had another monster game with 16 points, 17 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 blocks in a game high 48 mintes.
  • DeMarcus Cousins had big numbers (21 pts, 13 rebs), but shot only 9-27 (33%).
  • The Kings managed to get up 102 field goal attemps in the game, making only 37 of them (36.3%).

Raptors (0-2) 100 @ Nets (1-0) 107

  • Leading scorers: TOR – Kyle Lowry 28, BKN – Brook Lopez 27.
  • Kyle Lowry continues to impress Raptor fans with 28 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 3 steals.
  • In the game after receiving a contract extension, DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points on 8-13 shooting.
  • The Brooklyn backcourt is the big attraction, but Brook Lopez stole the show with his 27 points (11-15 FT).
  • Williams and Johnson did have 33 points and 13 assists.

Nuggets (0-3) 116 @ Heat (2-1) 119

  • Leading scorers: DEN – Andre Iguodala, Kenneth Faried 22, MIA – Chris Bosh 40.
  • Chris Bosh went off last night with 40 points (15-22 FG) and 7 rebounds.
  • Perhaps the only reason to feel concern for the Heat? Their size. Denver outscored them in the paint 72-40 and outrebounded them 47-32.
  • Regular LeBron: 20 points, 11 rebounds, 9 assists.
  • Ray Allen had 23 points (6-10 3PT) off the bench in 29 minutes.
  • The “Manimal” Kenneth Faried broke out with 22 points (11-15 FG) and 12 rebounds.
  • 7 of the 8 Denver players that played in the game scored in double figures.

Hornets (2-1) 89 @ Bulls (2-1) 82

  • Leading scorers: NOH – Greivis Vasquez 18, CHI – Luol Deng 19.
  • With no Anthony Davis, the Hornets were led by Vasquez’s 18 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • The Hornets only compiled 13 assists total in the game.
  • Joakim Noah had another double double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Boozer, Hamilton and Hinrich combined to shoot a terrible 4-26 from the floor.

Trail Blazers (2-1) 95 @ Rockets (2-1) 85 – OT

  • Leading scorers: POR – LaMarcus Aldridge 27, HOU – James Harden 24.
  • Well, the James Harden show didn’t stop, but it was slowed down. He posted 24 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • Chandler Parsons played a crazy 47 minutes and put up 9 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Blazers starters filled the stat sheets: Aldridge (27 pts, 11 rebs, 6 asts), Batum (17 pts, 9 rebs, 6 stls) and Lillard (20 pts, 6 rebs, 9 asts).

Cavaliers (1-2) 102 @ Bucks (2-0) 105

  • Leading scorers: CLE – Kyrie Irving 27, MIL – Mike Dunleavy 29.
  • Brandon Jennings tied his career high with 13 assists again and had 13 points, one of them being this ridiculous game winner.
  • Mike Dunleavy went off: In 35 minutes off the bench he put up 29 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • Larry Sanders continues to show big improvement with his 17 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks.
  • 32 assists for the Bucks in this game.
  • Varejao with another big game with 20 points and 17 rebounds.
  • 0 blocked shots in the game for the Cavs.

Bobcats (1-1) 99 @ Mavericks (2-1) 126

  • Leading scorers: CHA – Ramon Sessions 22, DAL – O.J. Mayo 30.
  • The Mavs scored 126 points on a blazing 61.3% (49-80 FG) shooting, including 16-25 (64%) from behind the arc.
  • O.J. Mayo dropped 30 points (10-17 FG) and 6 rebounds and had a +27 rating.
  • Chris Kaman didn’t start, but in 20 minutes off the bench, scored 16 points (8-9 FG).
  • Bryon Mullens with a double double (16 pts, 10 rebs), but another 8 threes attempted.
  • Ramon Sessions with a solid game off the bench: 22 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.

Jazz (1-2) 100 @ Spurs (3-0) 110

  • Leading scorers: UTA – Mo Williams 29, SAN – Tony Parker 24.
  • Parker (24 pts, 10 asts) and Duncan (19 pts, 11 rebs, 3 blks) with more solid production.
  • Mo Williams had a terrific game with 29 points and 9 assists.
  • What’s up with Ty Corbin slowing Enes Kanter’s minutes? After a great preseason, Kanter only logged 11 minutes, scoring 0 points and grabbed 2 rebounds.
  • Paul Millsap had 17 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocks in 31 minutes.

Warriors (2-1) 114 @ Clippers (2-1) 110

  • Leading scorers: GSW –  Stephen Curry, Carl Landry 23, LAC – Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford 27.
  • Carl Landry has been great off the Warriors bench so far. 23 points and 10 rebounds in this one.
  • Jamal Crawford strikes again! 27 points off the bench.
  • Chris Paul scored 27 and was a ridiculous 19-20 from the free throw line.
  • The Clippers took 52 total free throw attempts in this game (Paul 20, Griffin 16).

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