Field Goal %
- NY 37.5
- 55.7 MIA
Three Point %
- NY 35.7
- 44.4 MIA
- NY 11
- 16 MIA
- NY 48
- 45 MIA
- Miami, FL
- Line: MIA -6.5
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According to NumberFire the Pacers now have a 33% chance to get the 1-seed. After their March 26th 1-point win over the Heat they had an 86% chance to get home-court, along with a 3-game lead on Miami.
LeBron James is the fourth player in the last 25 years to score 30 points against the Knicks four times in a single season.
J.R. Smith attempted 28 field goals Sunday but recorded 0 FGA and 0 points from inside the paint.Since 1996-97 (the StatsCube era)...Smith's 28 field goal attempts were the most with no paint attempts.Smith's 28 field goal attempts were the second most without a single paint point. Mike Bibby took 30 shots in 2006 against the Knicks and went 0-1 inside the paint.
J.R. Smith attempted an NBA-record 22 3-point field goals Sunday. - Smith was quick to pull the trigger, with 17 of his 22 attempts coming on catch-and-shoots (a shot within 2 seconds of receiving a pass). Smith was 9 of 17 (52.9 percent) on these attempts, with the rest of the Knicks going 4 of 17 (23.5 percent).- When Smith shot off the dribble, he was only 1 of 5 on 3-pointers. - 14 of Smith's 22 attempts were contested. Smith was 6 of 14 on contested 3-pointers (42.9 percent) and 4 of 8 on open attempts.- Entering Sunday there were a combined 1,200 instances of a team playing a game this season and attempting fewer than 22 3-point field goals. That means 52 percent of the time this season teams have elected to shoot fewer 3-pointers than J.R. Smith did Sunday.
Paul Pierce announced Monday in The Players' Tribune that he will return for his 19th NBA season and then retire, finishing out his career with Doc Rivers in Los Angeles.
With three new players in the rotation, Rockets owner Leslie Alexander believes Houston will be much improved.
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