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BBNBA: John Wall dishes out career-high 19 assists in win over the Pelicans

By now, you’ve seen John Wall’s dunk over Anthony Davis from last night’s Wizards/Pelicans game, but plenty of other stuff happened, too. Wall had a career-high 19 assists along with 18 points, which is where we’ll start today’s BBNBA roundup…

bbnba-wallJohn Wall, Wizards (107-94 win over the Pelicans)

MIN

FG

3PT

FT

OREB

DREB

REB

AST

STL

BLK

TO

PF

+/-

PTS

37

8-19

0-3

2-4

0

1

1

19

2

1

3

2

+7

18

As you can see in the highlight reel below, Wall’s playing the best basketball of his life right now:


bbnba-davisAnthony Davis, Pelicans (107-94 loss to the Wizards)

MIN

FG

3PT

FT

OREB

DREB

REB

AST

STL

BLK

TO

PF

+/-

PTS

40

15-25

1-2

5-6

2

15

17

3

3

2

6

2

-3

36

On the other side of the ball, Anthony Davis turned in another 35+ point, 15+ rebound performance, his tenth of the season. According to StatMuse, the next closest player in that category is DeMarcus Cousins with three 35+ point 15+ rebound performances this year:

NAME SEASON GMS PTS REB MPG PPG RPG APG SPG
Anthony Davis 2016-17 10 393 160 39.1 39.3 16 2.4 2
DeMarcus Cousins 2016-17 3 108 54 37.2 36 18 3.3 1
James Harden 2016-17 2 93 31 39.9 46.5 15.5 13.5 0
Karl-Anthony Towns 2016-17 2 88 34 42.2 44 17 3.5 0.5
Paul Millsap 2016-17 1 37 19 60.1 37 19 7 1
Kevin Durant 2016-17 1 36 15 38.2 36 15 3 1

Last night, Davis got this tough shot off:


bbnba-jonesTerrence Jones, Pelicans (107-94 loss to the Wizards)

MIN

FG

3PT

FT

OREB

DREB

REB

AST

STL

BLK

TO

PF

+/-

PTS

10

0-6

0-2

2-2

1

2

3

1

0

0

0

0

-6

2


bbnba-kanterEnes Kanter, Thunder (107-91 loss to the Cavaliers)

DNP – Fractured forearm


bbnba-ligginsDeAndre Liggins, Cavaliers (107-91 win over the Thunder)

MIN

FG

3PT

FT

OREB

DREB

REB

AST

STL

BLK

TO

PF

+/-

PTS

2

0-1

0-0

0-0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

0

-3

0


bbnba-meeksJodie Meeks, Magic (114-113 win over the Raptors)

DNP – Thumb injury


bbnba-pattersonPatrick Patterson, Raptors (114-113 loss to the Magic)

MIN

FG

3PT

FT

OREB

DREB

REB

AST

STL

BLK

TO

PF

+/-

PTS

29

2-4

1-2

2-3

3

7

10

1

0

1

1

1

+11

7

Not a bad night for Patrick, who spoke to the media last night about the importance of communication on the court.

Can he come give that speech to Kentucky?


bbnba-noelNerlens Noel, 76ers (121-108 loss to the Bulls)

MIN

FG

3PT

FT

OREB

DREB

REB

AST

STL

BLK

TO

PF

+/-

PTS

25

6-11

0-0

0-0

1

5

6

2

2

3

0

5

-3

12

With both Joel Embiid and Jahlil Okafor out, Nerlens Noel was back in the starting lineup, and chipped in 12 points, 6 rebounds, and three blocks. Complete highlights below:


bbnba-rondoRajon Rondo, Bulls (121-108 win over the 76ers)

MIN

FG

3PT

FT

OREB

DREB

REB

AST

STL

BLK

TO

PF

+/-

PTS

21

2-9

1-2

3-4

0

5

5

10

0

1

0

0

+14

8

After all the drama with Rondo last week, here’s a reminder that he’s still really good at basketball:

 

Tonight’s games:

  • 6:00 PM: Kings (DeMarcus Cousins, Willie Cauley-Stein, Skal Labissiere) vs. 76ers (Nerlens Noel)
  • 8:00 PM: Magic vs. Timberwolves (Karl Towns)
  • 8:30 PM: Cavaliers (DeAndre Liggins) vs. Mavericks
  • 10:30 PM: Grizzlies (Andrew Harrison) vs. Suns (Eric Bledsoe, Brandon Knight, Devin Booker, Tyler Ulis)

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

No, I will not make you a sandwich, but you can follow me on Twitter @MrsTylerKSR or email me.