Wednesday December 26, 2012Gators in the NBA
10 former University of Florida menís basketball players have remained in action this basketball in the NBA.
Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards
The rookie for Washington has played in all but two games, averaging 12.5 ppg and 3.7 rpg. Beal missed two games earlier this week. He came back Saturday, December 22 against Detroit and finished with 14 points.
Matt Bonner, San Antonio Spurs
Bonner has played in 25 games this year for San Antonio, averaging 3.9 ppg and 2.1 rpg. In the Spursí latest outing against Dallas on Sunday, December 23, he had eight points and two rebounds.
Corey Brewer, Denver Nuggets
Brewer has played in every game for Denver this season, primarily off the bench. He is averaging 11.3 ppg and 3.3 rpg. Against Portland on Thursday, December 20, Brewer was one rebound shy of his first double-double of the season.
Udonis Haslem, Miami Heat
Haslem has remained a mainstay in the Miami starting lineup. This year, the Heatís all-time leading rebounder is averaging 4.0 ppg and 4.9 rpg. Against Utah on Saturday, December 22, Haslem pulled down nine rebounds, one shy of his season-high.
Al Horford, Atlanta Hawks
Horford continues to be Atlantaís source for rebounding, leading the team with 9.8 rpg. He is also scoring at a clip of 15.5 ppg. In the teamís last game against Chicago on Saturday, December 22, Horford notched his first double-double in 10 days.
David Lee, Golden State Warriors
Lee continues his stretch of great play. He has scored at least 20 points in the past 12 games for Golden State. In addition, he has collected at least eight rebounds in each game in the month of December. The fifth-leading rebounder and 10th-leading scorer in the NBA has had a double-double in each of his teamís past two outings. On the year, Lee is averaging 20.0 ppg and 11.3 rpg.
Mike Miller, Miami Heat
In 23 games, Miller is averaging 4.0 ppg and 2.2 rpg. He had six points in each game last week.
Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls
Noah leads Chicago in rebounds, steals, and blocks. He is averaging 13.3 ppg and 10.6 rpg, as well. He is currently ranked seventh in the league in rebounding and, along with Lee, is one of 9 players in the league to be averaging a double-double.
Chandler Parsons, Houston Rockets
Parsons has continued to start every game this season for Houston. He is averaging 15.0 ppg, 6.3 rpg, and 3.6 apg. In the Rocketsí latest game against Chicago on Christmas, Parsons had 23 points.
Marresse Speights, Memphis Grizzlies
Speights has played in every game this year for Memphis, averaging 6.2 ppg and 4.5 rpg. Against Milwaukee on Wednesday, December 19, Speights had 10 points, his fourth game of the season scoring in double-figures. †