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Box Score Bulletin': Dec. 9

December 9, 2012; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Milwaukee Bucks forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) is fouled by Brooklyn Nets forward Kris Humphries (43) during the fourth quarter of an NBA game at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

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…

Bucks (10-9) 97 @ Nets (11-8) 88

  • Leading scorers: MIL – Brandon Jennings 26, BKN – Deron Williams 18.
  • Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis were on the same page in this one, combined for 50 points on 16-32 shooting. They also dished out 12 assists and had 8 steals.
  • The Bucks had 14 steals in the game.
  • Gerald Wallace put up a solid double double with 16 points and 16 rebounds in 41 minutes.
  • Joe Johnson strugged, with only 6 points (2-8 FG) in 30 minutes.

Pacers (10-11) 93 @ Thunder (17-4) 104

  • Leading scorers: IND – David West 21, OKC – Kevin Durant 27.
  • The game itself featured only 29 assists, 16 by the Thunder and 13 by the Pacers.
  • Kevin Durant had 27, but had one of his worst shooting games of the season, going only 9 for 24 from the field.
  • Kevin Martin had 24 points (7-12 FG) off the Thunder bench.
  • All five Pacers starters scored in double figures, led by David West with 21 (10-16 FG).

Nuggets (10-11) 106 @ Knicks (15-5) 112

  • Leading scorers: DEN – Ty Lawson 23, NYK – Carmelo Anthony 34.
  • The Nuggets lost this game despite shooting 55.6% to the Knicks 43.0%.
  • Melo came back to score 34 points in 39 minutes.
  • Ray Felton and J.R. Smith struggled with their shots and combined to shoot 9 for 34 from the floor.
  • The Nuggets outscored the Knicks in the paint 62-32.
  • Ty Lawson led the Nugs with 23 points and 6 assists.

Magic (8-12) 98 @ Suns (7-15) 90

  • Leading scorers: ORL – J.J. Redick 20, PHX – Shannon Brown 17.
  • This loss for the Suns was their 7th straight overall.
  • The Magic outrebounded the Suns 44-29 for the game.
  • The Magic bench was great in this game. Particularly J.J. Redick, who had 20 points (4-8 3PT) and 9 assists.
  • Rookie Andrew Nicholson had a solid game as well, with 19 points (9-11 FG), 9 rebounds and 4 steals.
  • Sebastian Telfair started in place of Goran Dragic (flu) and had 6 points and 8 assists.

Raptors (4-17) 83 @ Clippers (14-6) 102

  • Leading scorers: TOR – DeMar DeRozan 24, LAC – Blake Griffin 19.
  • The Clippers bench got tons of minutes in this game with Jamal Crawford (32) and Eric Bledsoe (20), who had 16 and 14 points respectively.
  • Kyle Lowry was held to only 4 points on 2-6 shooting.
  • Amir Johnson came off the bench with a double double of 11 points and 12 rebounds.

Jazz (12-10) 117 @ Lakers (9-12) 110

  • Leading scorers: UTA – Paul Millsap 24, LAL – Kobe Bryant 34.
  • The Jazz shot a blistering 54.2% from the field while leading the Lakers in fastbreak points 19-4.
  • Mo Williams had a solid game with 22 points (8-11 FG) and 9 assists.
  • Al Jefferson posted a double double with 14 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Jordan Hill had a good game off the Laker bench with 17 points (8-11 FG), 9 rebounds and 4 blocks.
  • Chris Duhon surprised with 12 points and 11 assists.

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