Advanced Stats: West All-Stars

as-logoHOUSTON – NBA All-Star weekend is upon us and it’s time to take a break from the condensed schedule to celebrate the best basketball players in the world. Before we get to Sunday’s game (8 p.m. ET, TNT), we’ll dig deep into each All-Star’s first-half statistics.

You already know the basics (scoring, rebounding, etc). So here are some noteworthy, below-the-surface numbers regarding each of the 13 Eastern Conference All-Stars, coming from the new NBA.com/stats site. Click on the nuggets below to go even more in-depth.

All stats are through Wednesday, Feb. 13. Minimum requirements were set at 100 field-goal attempts for shooting stats, 500 minutes for non-shooting stats, and 100 minutes for lineup data, unless otherwise noted.

Kobe Bryant, G, L.A. Lakers

Chris Paul, G, L.A. Clippers

Kevin Durant, F, Oklahoma City

Blake Griffin, F, L.A. Clippers

Dwight Howard, C, L.A. Lakers

LaMarcus Aldridge, F, Portland

Tim Duncan, F, San Antonio

James Harden, G, Houston

David Lee, F, Golden State

Tony Parker, G, San Antonio

Zach Randolph, F, Memphis

Russell Westbrook, G, Oklahoma City

7 Comments

  1. Joshua Greenfarb says:

    How many PPG do the Lakers allow when Howard is on the floor? How many PPG do the Lakers allow when Howard is not on the floor?

  2. LAL True Fan says:

    Kobe will be the MVP! cuz he is not going to be on a distributor role at the all-star game

  3. waffy says:

    go lakers and kobe bryant

  4. Snakey says:

    too many explanations, let’s just play basketball, argh!

  5. jane says:

    There is no way that Westbrook and Durant are the teammates that have played the most together. The state checker might want to scroll up and read some other names on this All Star list: Duncan and Parker, anyone?