The NBA Finals by Numbers

The NBA Finals by the numbers

6/20/13 in NBA   |   Andrew_Ericksen   |   230 respect

We all know about Danny Green’s record setting 26 three pointers, Wade’s 32 points in Game 4, Ginobili’s 24 and 10 in Game 5 and LeBron’s two triple doubles in the series, but here are some of the numbers that aren’t making quite as many headlines, numbers that may stick out to you as we head into the final game in the 2012-2013 NBA campaign:
12-20 - Not too much has been made about Ray Allen’s sharp shooting from beyond the arc - especially with all the Danny Green hype - but the NBA’s all-time leader in three pointers has shot a remarkable 60% from three so far this series.
0 - Amount of players who have fouled out so far this series.
12/15 - Manu Ginobili’s ratio of made field goals to turnovers outside of his breakout Game 5.  His horrific 8 turnovers in Game 6 while shooting only 2 for 5 from the field certainly weighs down the veterans efficiency quite a bit, but all in all, outside of Game 5, the Finals haven’t been pretty for Manu.
43.3% - LeBron James’s field goal percentage through 6 games, shooting 55 for 127.  His field goal percentage on the year was 56.5% and his career field goal percentage is 49%, yet he’s only shot over 45% in one game so far this series.
4 - Double-doubles so far this series from Tim Duncan.  After his 30 point, 17 rebound performance in Game 6, big Timmy finds himself in great position to claim his 4th NBA Finals MVP should he post another double-double in a Spurs victory tonight.
5 - Amount of 2 point field goals made by Danny Green this series, compared with 26 three pointers.
Jun 11, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) reacts during the first quarter of game three of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.  Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports13/6 - Ratio of steals to turnovers for Chris Bosh this series.  His jumper has been a bit inconsistent so far, but he’s still providing solid efficiency for his team regardless.
62 - Total rebounds by Kawhi Leonard so far this series, third to only Duncan (73), and James (64).
75/2 - Ratio of minutes played to made three pointers by Mike Miller the last three games, all three of which he started.  After going 9-10 from beyond the arc in Games 1, 2, and 3, Miller has only taken 4 three-point shots the last three games, making 2 of them.
8 - Series high in points for Tiago Splitter.  While he’s not someone you’d figure on dropping a 20-spot, Splitter averaged 10.3 points per game this season and had scored in double digits three of his last five games heading into the Finals.
45 vs. 15 - Points scored by Mario Chalmers in three Miami wins vs. points scored by Mario Chalmers in three Miami losses.  Difference maker?
6 - Amount of times the team with the highest scoring player has won the game. 
2 - Amount of times that player has been James.
2 - Amount of times that player has been Parker.
0 - The amount of fans who should leave the game if there’s less than a 5-point difference in the final minute of the game.  Yes, a handful of Miami fans made for the exits with about 40 seconds left in the 4th last game.
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6/20/13   |   Trokspot   |   65 respect

great stats!