Box Score Bulletin': Nov. 11

Nov 11, 2012; Memphis, TN, USA; Miami Heat small forward LeBron James (6) drives to the goal against Memphis Grizzlies small forward Rudy Gay (22) during the game at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden–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…

Magic (2-4) 74 @ Nets (3-2) 82

  • Leading scorers: ORL – Glen Davis, Aaron Afflalo 19, BKN – Brook Lopez 20.
  • The Magic love this Nik Vucevic kid, and why not? He had 14 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists in this game.
  • With the starters all playing heavy minutes (the five averaged 39.6), Glen Davis added 19 points and 10 rebounds and Aaron Afflalo had 19 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • But the Magic did shoot 1-12 from behind the arc.
  • Kris Humphries finally had a massive game by ripping 21 rebounds to go along with his 14 points.
  • Deron Williams chipped in with 17 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists.

Hawks (2-3) 76 @ Clippers (5-2) 89

  • Leading scorers: ATL – Josh Smith 13, LAC – Blake Griffin 16.
  • The Clipper bench played a significant portion of minutes, led by Bledsoe (14 pts) Crawford (12 pts) and Barnes (10 pts).
  • Chris Paul had a conservative 15 points and 8 assists.
  • The Hawks were led by Josh Smith with 13 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 blocks.

Heat (5-2) 86 @ Grizzlies (5-1) 104

  • Leading scorers: MIA – Chris Bosh 22, MEM – Wayne Ellington 25.
  • Wayne Ellington went off in this one. In 27 minutes, he 25 points, including 7-11 from 3-point range.
  • The Grizzlies shot an incredible 14-24 (58.3%) from downtown.
  • Meanwhile, Zach Randolph posted another double double with 18 points and 12 rebounds. He now has one in every game this season.
  • Rudy Gay also had 21 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals and 2 blocks.
  • With Dwyane Wade shooting 3-15, LeBron led the way with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists.

Cavaliers (2-5) 91 @ Thunder (5-2) 106

  • Leading scorers: CLE – Kyrie Irving 20, OKC – Russell Westbrook 27.
  • The Thunder won their 4th straight game behind their two stars Durant (26 pts, 8 rebs) and Westbrook (27 pts, 6 rebs, 10 asts, 4 stls).
  • Blocked shots: Serge Ibaka 7, Cleveland Cavaliers 0.
  • Kyrie Irving once again led the Cavs with 20 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • Anderson Varejao had another 6 assists in this game and is now averaging 3.5 on the year, which is healthy for a center.

Kings (2-5) 90 @ Lakers (3-4) 103

  • Leading scorers: SAC – Jimmer Fredette 18, LAL – Dwight Howard 23.
  • Dwight Howard led the way for the Lakrers with 23 points, 18 rebounds and 3 blocks.
  • Kobe had his worst shooting performance of the season (6-15, 40%), but still had 20 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • Metta World Peace had 18 points and was 4-8 from behind the arc.
  • With no DeMarcus Cousins, Jimmer Fredette stepped in and handled the scoring with 18 off the bench.
  • Jason Thompson posted a double double with 15 points and 10 rebounds in 34 minutes.

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