Wednesday February 13, 2013Gators in the NBA
The 2012-13 NBA regular season is more than halfway complete. 10 former Florida Gators remain in action in the league.
Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards
Beal returned to the court after not playing in any games the previous week. Against Milwaukee on Monday, February 11, Beal tallied a career-high 28 points. The rookie is averaging 13.3 ppg, 3.3 rpg, and 2.5 apg in 43 games for Washington this year.
Matt Bonner, San Antonio Spurs
Bonner has played in 45 games for San Antonio this season, averaging 4.1 ppg and 2.0 rpg. Against Brooklyn on Sunday, February 10, he tallied 11 points. Bonner was a perfect 3-for-3 from beyond the arc.
Corey Brewer, Denver Nuggets
Brewer has played in every game for Denver this year, averaging 11.3 and 3.1 rpg. Last week, Brewer scored in double figures on two occasions.
Udonis Haslem, Miami Heat
Haslem has played in 47 games for Miami this year, starting 31. He is averaging 3.7 ppg and 5.4 rpg. Against Houston on Wednesday, February 6, Haslem was one point shy of a double-double. He tallied a season-best 13 rebounds against the Rockets.
Al Horford, Atlanta Hawks
This season Horford is averaging 16.0 ppg and 9.7 rpg. This past week, he recorded two double-doubles. In Atlanta’s latest outing against Dallas on Monday, February 11, Horford finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds.
David Lee, Golden State Warriors
The Western Conference All-Star is currently seventh in rebounding and is the 13th-leading scorer in the league, averaging 19.0 ppg and 10.8 rpg. Last week, he had two doubles-double and at least 10 points in every game for Golden State.
Mike Miller, Miami Heat
In 39 games, Miller is averaging 3.6 ppg and 2.3 rpg. He played in one game for the Heat this past week, recording four rebounds against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, February 8.
Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls
Along with Lee, Noah is one of eight players in the league to be averaging a double-double (11.8 ppg and 11.3 rpg). He currently is fifth in the league in rebounding. Noah recorded one double-double last week against Utah on Friday, February 8. He also pulled down 15 boards against San Antonio on Monday, February 11.
Chandler Parsons, Houston Rockets
Parsons is averaging 14.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg, and 3.7 apg for Houston in 53 games this season. Last week, Parsons scored at least 20 points on two occasions. In addition, Parsons was one assist and two rebounds shy of a triple-double against Golden State on Tuesday, February 12.
Marresse Speights, Cleveland Cavaliers
For the first time since joining Cleveland, Speights did not score at least 10 points against Denver on Saturday, February 9. He is averaging 7.8 ppg and 5.0 rpg this year.