Wednesday November 14, 2012Gators in the NBA
Not only is the University of Florida men’s basketball team back in action, 10 former Gators have been on the court for two weeks with their respective NBA teams.
Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards
Over the past week, Bradley Beal has emerged as the leading scorer for the Washington Wizards. Beal averaged 15.8 ppg in four games last week. He tallied a season-high 22 points against Milwaukee on Friday, November 9.
Matt Bonner, San Antonio Spurs
Bonner played in two games for the Spurs last week. He is averaging 2.8 ppg in six games played this season.
Corey Brewer, Denver Nuggets
Brewer has continued to be a solid contributor for the Nuggets this season. He has played in every game this year and is averaging 11.1 ppg and 3.9 rpg. Brewer matched a career-best with five three-point field goals against Utah on Friday, November 9.
Udonis Haslem, Miami Heat
Through eight games, Haslem is averaging 4.4 ppg and 4.6 rpg. In the Heat’s latest game, Haslem recorded 10 points and seven rebounds.
Al Horford, Atlanta Hawks
Horford leads the Hawks in scoring and rebounding, averaging 14.8 ppg and 8.7 rpg. In the Hawks’ latest game, Horford notched his second double-double of this season with 15 points and 10 boards.
David Lee, Golden State Warriors
Lee continues to lead the Warriors in rebounding through seven games, pulling down 9.9 rpg. He is currently tied for 11th in the league in rebounds per game. Lee is also averaging 14.3 ppg. Through six games, he has recorded three double-doubles.
Mike Miller, Miami Heat
Miller has played in every game but one so far this year for Miami. He is averaging 1.4 ppg, 2.0 rpg, and 1.1 apg in seven games of action. Miller logged a season-high 31 minutes against Atlanta on Friday, November 9.
Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls
Through seven games, Noah leads the Bulls in rebounding, steals, and blocks. Noah is averaging 15.3 ppg, 9.4 rpg, 1.4 spg, and 2.3 bpg. He is currently 11th in the NBA in blocks per game. In the Bulls’ latest outing, Noah recorded his third double-double of the season with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Chandler Parsons, Houston Rockets
Parsons has started all seven games for the Rockets this season. He is averaging 12.3 ppg, 5.9 rpg, and 3.7 apg. In the Houston’s last game, Parsons led the team in scoring with 25 points.
Marresse Speights, Memphis Grizzlies
Speights has played in every game for Memphis this season, averaging 7.8 ppg and 5.7 rpg. Against Milwaukee on Wednesday, November 7, Speights registered a season-high 18 points and nine rebounds.