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Thursday March 14, 2013Gators in the NBA

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In total, 10 former Gators have remained in action with their respective NBA teams this year.  

 

Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards

Beal has sat out the past five games due to an ankle sprain. The rookie is averaging 14.2 ppg, 3.7 rpg, and 2.5 apg in 51 games played.

 

Matt Bonner, San Antonio Spurs

Bonner played in two games this past week for San Antonio, recording eight points and six rebounds. He is averaging 4.0 ppg and 1.9 rpg this season for the Spurs.

 

Corey Brewer, Denver Nuggets

Brewer played in every game for Denver this year, averaging 11.7 and 2.9 rpg. Last week, he tallied at least 10 points in every game for the Nuggets. Brewer recorded 20 points against Phoenix on Monday, March 11.

 

Udonis Haslem, Miami Heat

Miami’s all-time leading rebounder is averaging 3.7 ppg and 5.4 rpg in 60 games played this season. Against Atlanta on Tuesday, March 12, Haslem pulled down 11 boards, his seventh game this year with at least 10 rebounds.

 

Al Horford, Atlanta Hawks

This past week, Horford recorded three double-doubles in four game played. Horford has continued to tear it up, as of late. He is the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 17.3 and 10.1, respectively. In the league, he ranks ninth in rebounding, as well.  

 

David Lee, Golden State Warriors

Lee recorded two-doubles in three games played last week. Against New York on Monday, March 11, he was two assists shy of a triple-double. On the year, Lee is averaging 18.9 ppg and 11.2 rpg. He ranks 14th in the league in scoring and sixth in rebounding.

 

Mike Miller, Miami Heat

Miller played in two games this past week for Miami. The 12 year-veteran is averaging 3.3 ppg and 2.1 rpg for the Heat.  

 

Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls

The NBA’s third -leading rebounder recorded at least nine rebounds in all three of Chicago’s games this past week. He is one of 10 players in the league, along with Horford and Lee, to be averaging a double-double (12.0 ppg and 11.5 rpg) this season.

 

Chandler Parsons, Houston Rockets

Parsons scored at least 11 points in every game for Houston last week. He tallied 26 points against Golden State on Friday, March 8. This year, he is averaging 15.3 ppg, 5.3 rpg, and 3.6 apg.

 

Marresse Speights, Cleveland Cavaliers

Speights is averaging 8.4 ppg and 5.1 rpg this year, playing for both Memphis and Cleveland. This past week, he played in all three games for Cleveland, averaging 6.7 ppg and 3.0 rpg.  

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