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By the Numbers: Christmas Day in the NBA


Posted Dec 23 2009 11:52AM

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All-Time Team Records
  OVERALL HOME ROAD  
Team Games W L Pct W L W L First Last
Atlanta 20 9 11 .450 4 1 5 10 1950 1989
Boston 25 10 15 .400 1 0 9 15 1948 2008
Charlotte 0 - - - - - - - - -
Chicago 14 9 5 .643 7 0 2 5 1966 1997
Cleveland 9 5 4 .556 5 0 0 4 1970 2008
Dallas 2 2 0 1.000 - - 2 0 2003 2008
Denver 2 1 1 .500 1 0 0 1 1979 1994
Detroit 32 10 22 .313 6 2 4 20 1948 2005
Golden State 20 8 12 .400 5 3 3 9 1948 1984
Houston 6 2 4 .333 1 0 1 4 1967 2003
Indiana 4 2 2 .500 2 1 0 1 1981 2004
L.A. Clippers 8 2 6 .250 1 2 1 4 1970 1992
L.A. Lakers 35 20 15 .571 12 6 8 9 1949 2008
Memphis 0 - - - - - - - - -
Miami 5 3 2 .600 2 0 1 2 1997 2007
Milwaukee 4 2 2 .500 0 1 2 1 1968 1977
Minnesota 0 - - - - - - - - -
New Jersey 7 4 3 .571 1 0 3 3 1979 2002
New Orleans 1 0 1 .000 - - 0 1 2008 2008
New York 44 20 24 .455 19 18 1 6 1947 2001
Oklahoma City1 11 0 11 .000 0 2 0 9 1967 1997
Orlando 6 4 2 0.667 4 0 0 2 1993 2008
Philadelphia 29 16 13 .552 9 4 7 9 1949 2001
Phoenix 17 11 6 .647 10 5 1 1 1968 2008
Portland 15 13 2 .867 12 2 1 0 1971 2008
Sacramento 29 18 11 .621 15 9 3 2 1948 2003
San Antonio 7 4 3 .571 - - 4 3 1977 2008
Toronto 1 0 1 .000 - - 0 1 2001 2001
Utah 6 4 2 .667 4 2 - - 1975 1997
Washington 21 14 7 .667 10 5 4 2 1961 2008
Anderson Packers* 1 0 1 .000 - - 0 1 1949 1949
Baltimore Bullets* 6 3 3 .500 1 1 2 2 1947 1953
Chicago Stags* 2 1 1 .500 - - 1 1 1946 1949
Denver Nuggets* 1 0 1 .000 0 1 - - 1949 1949
Indianapolis Olympians* 3 0 3 .000 - - 0 3 1949 1952
Providence Steamrollers* 2 0 2 .000 0 1 0 1 1946 1948
Sheboygan Redskins* 1 1 0 1.000 - - 1 0 1949 1949
St. Louis Bombers* 3 0 3 .000 0 2 0 1 1946 1949
Washington Capitols* 4 3 1 .750 1 0 2 1 1946 1950
Waterloo Hawks* 1 1 0 1.000 1 0 - - 1949 1949
TOTALS - 202 202 .500 134 68 68 134 - -
1Record was compiled as the Seattle SuperSonics
*Franchise no longer exists
Christmas Day in the NBA stats, all-time leaders:

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All-Time Leaders
Scorers
Player Points Player PPG
Oscar Robertson 377 Tracy McGrady 43.3
Kobe Bryant 269 Jerry West 32.2
Shaquille O'Neal 259 Wilt Chamberlain 31.7
Dolph Schayes 239 George Gervin 31.5
Walt Bellamy 237 Oscar Robertson 31.4
Dick Van Arsdale 232 Rick Barry 31.0
Richie Guerin 232 Dirk Nowitzki 30.5
Bob Cousy 223 Sean Elliott 30.0
Earl Monroe 204 Hakeem Olajuwon 28.5
Walt Frazier 204 Michael Jordan 28.3
Jerry West 193 Bernard King 28.0
Hal Greer 192 Billy Cunningham 28.0
Bill Sharman 190 Dwyane Wade 27.3
Wilt Chamberlain 190 Paul Arizin 27.2
Dick Barnett 187 Sidney Wicks 26.7
Wayne Embry 174 Moses Malone 26.7
Willis Reed 174 Walt Bellamy 26.3
Jack Twyman 171 Bob Pettit 25.8
Michael Jordan 170 Richie Guerin 25.8
Vern Mikkelsen 169 LeBron James 25.7
- - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 25.7


All-Time Leaders

Rebounders
Player Rebounds Player RPG
Bill Russell 176 Wilt Chamberlain 25.3
Wes Unseld 163 Bill Russell 22.0
Wilt Chamberlain 152 Maurice Stokes 20.5
Shaquille O'Neal 147 Jerry Lucas 19.1
Dolph Schayes 144 Wes Unseld 18.1
Wayne Embry 136 Nate Thurmond 17.0
Jerry Lucas 134 Greg Smith 16.5
Walt Bellamy 130 Moses Malone 16.3
Willis Reed 126 Willis Reed 15.8
Johnny Green 107 Bob Pettit 15.0
Dave DeBusschere 101 Gus Johnson 14.8
Oscar Robertson 100 Walt Bellamy 14.4
Vern Mikkelsen 98 Arnie Risen 13.7
Willie Naulls 96 David Robinson 13.7
Bailey Howell 96 Neil Johnston 13.6
Arnie Risen 96 Wayne Embry 13.6
Johnny Kerr 94 Joe Strawder 13.5
Elvin Hayes 92 Shaquille O'Neal 13.4
Bob Pettit 90 Dennis Rodman 13.3
Gus Johnson 89 Elvin Hayes 13.1
Larry Foust 89 - -


All-Time Leaders

Assists
Player Assists Player APG
Oscar Robertson 145 Oscar Robertson 12.1
Guy Rodgers 71 Nate Archibald 10.8
Walt Frazier 69 Jason Kidd 10.5
Bob Cousy 67 Guy Rodgers 10.1
Dick McGuire 65 Jerry Fleishman 10.0
Kobe Bryant 60 Isiah Thomas 9.7
Dick Van Arsdale 55 Avery Johnson 9.7
Nate Archibald 54 Magic Johnson 9.0
Slater Martin 53 Norm Van Lier 9.0
John Havlicek 50 Mark Jackson 8.5
Richie Guerin 49 Dwyane Wade 8.5
Earl Monroe 47 Steve Nash 8.5
Carl Braun 47 Andrew Toney 8.5
Bill Bradley 46 LeBron James 8.0
Lenny Wilkens 45 Maurice Cheeks 7.8
Norm Van Lier 45 Spud Webb 7.5
Bill Sharman 43 Lenny Wilkens 7.5
Dolph Schayes 43 Penny Hardaway 7.5
Jerry West 42 Nick Van Exel 7.5
Rory Sparrow 42 Darnell Valentine 7.3


All-Time Leaders

Blocks
Player Blocks Player BPG
Shaquille O'Neal 24 Jermaine O'Neal 4.50
Elvin Hayes 22 Mark Eaton 4.00
Spencer Haywood 13 Elvin Hayes 3.14
Tree Rollins 13 Otto Moore 3.00
Patrick Ewing 11 Terry Tyler 3.00
Scottie Pippen 11 Moses Malone 2.67
Marvin Webster 11 Rick Mahorn 2.67
George T. Johnson 10 Alonzo Mourning 2.67
Bob McAdoo 9 Tree Rollins 2.60
Darryl Dawkins 9 George T. Johnson 2.50
Jermaine O'Neal 9 Elmore Smith 2.50
Julius Erving 8 Amar'e Stoudemire 2.50
Mark Eaton 8 Hakeem Olajuwon 2.50
Alonzo Mourning 8 Larry Smith 2.33
Moses Malone 8 Darryl Dawkins 2.25
Rick Mahorn 8 Shaquille O'Neal 2.18
Michael Jordan 8 Spencer Haywood 2.17
Mike Gminski 8 Bob Lanier 2.00
Wes Unseld 8 Marques Johnson 2.00
Robert Parish 7 Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.00
Horace Grant 7 Mike Green 2.00
Larry Smith 7 Bill Bridges 2.00
Lamar Odom 7 James Donaldson 2.00
Lonnie Shelton 7 Howard Porter 2.00
- - Bill Walton 2.00
- - Joe Meriweather 2.00
- - Dave Cowens 2.00
- - Richard Washington 2.00
- - Harvey Catchings 2.00


All-Time Leaders

Steals
Player Steals Player SPG
Scottie Pippen 24 Doug Christie 4.00
Michael Jordan 17 John Shumate 3.50
Micheal Ray Richardson 17 Tony Parker 3.50
Dennis Johnson 14 Eddie Jones 3.50
Randy Smith 13 Scottie Pippen 3.43
Bob McAdoo 12 Micheal Ray Richardson 3.40
Robert Horry 11 Magic Johnson 3.00
Elvin Hayes 11 Pete Maravich 3.00
Walt Frazier 11 Michael Jordan 2.83
Kobe Bryant 11 Gary Payton 2.75
George McGinnis 11 Isiah Thomas 2.67
Ray Williams 11 Charlie Scott 2.67
Maurice Cheeks 11 Randy Smith 2.60
Gary Payton 11 Dirk Nowitzki 2.50
Paul Westphal 10 Fat Lever 2.50
Derek Fisher 10 Jason Kidd 2.50
Greg Ballard 10 Nate Archibald 2.50
Kevin Porter 10 Paul Westphal 2.50
Julius Erving 9 Jo Jo White 2.50
Patrick Ewing 9 Darrell Armstrong 2.50
Clyde Drexler 9 Neal Walk 2.50



All-Time Leaders

3-Pointers and Games Played
Player 3PM Player G
Steve Nash 10 Dolph Schayes 13
Scottie Pippen 10 Earl Monroe 13
Kobe Bryant 9 Dick Van Arsdale 12
Lamar Odom 7 Oscar Robertson 12
Derek Fisher 7 Johnny Green 12
Robert Horry 7 Walt Frazier 11
Eddie Jones 7 Dick Barnett 11
Tracy McGrady 7 Bill Cartwright 11
Antoine Walker 7 Bob Cousy 11
Chucky Atkins 7 Carl Braun 11
Chauncey Billups 6 Kobe Bryant 11
Reggie Miller 6 Shaquille O'Neal 11
Charles Barkley 6 Bill Bradley 10
Daniel Gibson 6 Vern Mikkelsen 10
Michael Finley 6 Bill Sharman 10
Delonte West 5 Phil Jackson 10
Mike James 5 Dick McGuire 10
Lindsey Hunter 5 Slater Martin 10
Rick Fox 5 Wayne Embry 10
Nick Anderson 5 Dave DeBusschere 10
Toni Kukoc 5 - -
Paul Pierce 5 - -
Active Leaders

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Active Leaders
Scoring
Player Points Player PPG
Kobe Bryant 269 Tracy McGrady 43.3
Shaquille O'Neal 259 Dirk Nowitzki 30.5
Tracy McGrady 130 Dwyane Wade 27.3
Dwyane Wade 109 LeBron James 25.7
LeBron James 77 Antawn Jamison 25.0
Tim Duncan 71 Kobe Bryant 24.5
Grant Hill 67 Tim Duncan 23.7
Rasheed Wallace 63 Shaquille O'Neal 23.5
Lamar Odom 63 Paul Pierce 23.5
Dirk Nowitzki 61 Tony Parker 23.0
Richard Hamilton 58 Amar'e Stoudemire 22.0
Derek Fisher 57 Rasheed Wallace 21.0
Steve Nash 56 Brandon Roy 19.5
Michael Finley 52 Richard Hamilton 19.3
Antawn Jamison 50 Mike Bibby 18.5
Chauncey Billups 50 Grant Hill 16.8
Paul Pierce 47 Chauncey Billups 16.7
Tony Parker 46 Lamar Odom 15.8
Amar'e Stoudemire 44 Drew Gooden 15.0
Andrew Bynum 39 Steve Nash 14.0
Brandon Roy 39 Jermaine O'Neal 14.0
- - Anderson Varejao 14.0

Active Leaders

Rebounding
Player Rebounds Player RPG
Shaquille O'Neal 147 Shaquille O'Neal 13.4
Kobe Bryant 69 Jeff Foster 12.5
Ben Wallace 48 Tim Duncan 12.3
Lamar Odom 48 Ben Wallace 12.0
Udonis Haslem 40 Lamar Odom 12.0
Tim Duncan 37 Antonio McDyess 10.5
Grant Hill 29 Joel Przybilla 10.5
Jeff Foster 25 Udonis Haslem 10.0
Kurt Thomas 25 Anderson Varejao 10.0
Tracy McGrady 23 Amar'e Stoudemire 9.5
Andrew Bynum 22 Dirk Nowitzki 9.5
Joel Przybilla 21 Drew Gooden 9.5
Antonio McDyess 21 Paul Pierce 8.0
Anderson Varejao 20 Tracy McGrady 7.7
Rasheed Wallace 20 Jermaine O'Neal 7.5
Amar'e Stoudemire 19 Jason Kidd 7.5
Drew Gooden 19 Antawn Jamison 7.5
Dirk Nowitzki 19 Andrew Bynum 7.3
Zydrunas Ilgauskas 19 Grant Hill 7.3
Carlos Boozer 19 Rasheed Wallace 6.7

Active Leaders

Assists
Player Assists Player APG
Kobe Bryant 60 Jason Kidd 10.5
Steve Nash 34 Steve Nash 8.5
Dwyane Wade 34 Dwyane Wade 8.5
Shaquille O'Neal 32 LeBron James 8.0
LeBron James 24 Chauncey Billups 7.0
Derek Fisher 24 Tony Parker 6.0
Jason Kidd 21 Chucky Atkins 5.5
Chauncey Billups 21 Kobe Bryant 5.5
Lamar Odom 14 Steve Blake 5.0
Tracy McGrady 13 Brandon Roy 5.0
Jamaal Tinsley 13 Tracy McGrady 4.3
Tony Parker 12 Jason Williams 3.7
Rajon Rondo 12 Lamar Odom 3.5
Jason Williams 11 Delonte West 3.5
Earl Watson 11 Mike Bibby 3.5
Michael Finley 11 Dirk Nowitzki 3.5
Chucky Atkins 11 Derek Fisher 3.4
Caron Butler 10 Anthony Johnson 3.0
Steve Blake 10 Richard Hamilton 3.0
Brandon Roy 10 Jordan Farmar 3.0
- - Trevor Ariza 3.0
- - Leandro Barbosa 3.0
- - Hedo Turkoglu 3.0

Active Leaders

Blocks
Player Blocks Player BPG
Shaquille O'Neal 24 Jermaine O'Neal 4.50
Jermaine O'Neal 9 Amar'e Stoudemire 2.50
Lamar Odom 7 Shaquille O'Neal 2.18
Zydrunas Ilgauskas 6 Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.00
Tony Battie 5 Lamar Odom 1.75
Dwyane Wade 5 Tony Battie 1.67
Amar'e Stoudemire 5 Dirk Nowitzki 1.50
Andrew Bynum 4 Drew Gooden 1.50
Ben Wallace 4 Andrew Bynum 1.33
Devean George 4 Rasheed Wallace 1.33
Rasheed Wallace 4 Dwyane Wade 1.25
Brian Skinner 3 Ben Wallace 1.00
Michael Finley 3 Josh Howard 1.00
Brian Cook 3 Tracy McGrady 1.00
Gerald Wallace 3 Antawn Jamison 1.00
Tracy McGrady 3 LeBron James 1.00
LeBron James 3 Dorell Wright 1.00
Dwight Howard 3 Ronny Turiaf 1.00
Drew Gooden 3 Devean George 0.80
Pau Gasol 3 Brian Cook 0.75
Tyson Chandler 3 - -
Kobe Bryant 3 - -
Dirk Nowitzki 3 - -

Active Leaders

Steals
Player Steals Player SPG
Kobe Bryant 11 Tony Parker 3.50
Derek Fisher 10 Jason Kidd 2.50
Dwyane Wade 7 Dirk Nowitzki 2.50
Tony Parker 7 Travis Outlaw 2.00
Tracy McGrady 6 LeBron James 2.00
LeBron James 6 Tracy McGrady 2.00
Lamar Odom 6 Dwyane Wade 1.75
Dirk Nowitzki 5 Mike Bibby 1.50
Steve Nash 5 Raja Bell 1.50
Jason Kidd 5 Lamar Odom 1.50
Shaquille O'Neal 4 Trevor Ariza 1.50
Travis Outlaw 4 Delonte West 1.50
Tim Duncan 4 Steve Blake 1.50
Devean George 4 Derek Fisher 1.43
Larry Hughes 4 Tim Duncan 1.33
Grant Hill 4 Jason Williams 1.33
Michael Finley 4 Steve Nash 1.25
Jason Williams 4 Ben Wallace 1.00
Ben Wallace 4 Antawn Jamison 1.00
Lindsey Hunter 3 Anthony Johnson 1.00
Raja Bell 3 Keith Bogans 1.00
Delonte West 3 Kwame Brown 1.00
Mike Bibby 3 Daniel Gibson 1.00
Chauncey Billups 3 Al Harrington 1.00
Chris Wilcox 3 Drew Gooden 1.00
Anthony Johnson 3 Kobe Bryant 1.00
Vince Carter 3 Grant Hill 1.00
Trevor Ariza 3 Darius Songaila 1.00
Steve Blake 3 James Jones 1.00
- - Paul Pierce 1.00
- - Lindsey Hunter 1.00
- - Amar'e Stoudemire 1.00
- - Brian Scalabrine 1.00
- - Chauncey Billups 1.00
Individual Performances

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Performances
Points
Year Player Team Opponent Points
1984 Bernard King New York vs. New Jersey 60
1961 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia at New York 59
1966 Rick Barry San Francisco at Cincinnati 50
1963 Jerry West Los Angeles at New York 47
2002 Tracy McGrady Orlando vs. Detroit 46

Performances

Rebounds
Year Player Team Opponent Rebounds
1961 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia at New York 36
1965 Bill Russell Boston at Baltimore 34
1959 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia vs. Syracuse 34
1958 Bill Russell Boston at New York 33
1964 Bill Russell Boston vs. Detroit 31

Performances

Assists
Year Player Team Opponent Assists
1972 Nate Archibald Kansas City-Omaha vs. Milwaukee 18
1966 Guy Rodgers Chicago at New York 18
1961 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati vs. Los Angeles 17
1975 Nate Archibald Kansas City at Phoenix 16
1965 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati vs. San Francisco 16
1963 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati vs. St. Louis 16
1960 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati vs. Detroit 16

Performances

Blocks
Year Player Team Opponent Blocks
1980 Elvin Hayes Washington vs. New Jersey 7
1980 Larry Smith Golden State at Portland 6
1979 Terry Tyler Detroit at Cleveland 6
2004 Jermaine O'Neal Indiana vs. Detroit 5
1999 Shaquille O'Neal L.A. Lakers vs. San Antonio 5
1986 Moses Malone Washington at Philadelphia 5
1982 Mark Eaton Utah vs. Phoenix 5
1982 Tree Rollins Atlanta at Washington 5
1977 Tree Rollins Atlanta at Washington 5
1976 Elvin Hayes Washington vs. Cleveland 5
1973 Elmore Smith Los Angeles at Phoenix 5

Performances

3-Pointers and Games Played
Player 3PM Player G
Steve Nash 10 Kobe Bryant 11
Kobe Bryant 9 Shaquille O'Neal 11
Chucky Atkins 7 Derek Fisher 7
Tracy McGrady 7 Devean George 5
Lamar Odom 7 Michael Finley 5
Derek Fisher 7 Luke Walton 5
Michael Finley 6 Steve Nash 4
Daniel Gibson 6 Dwyane Wade 4
Chauncey Billups 6 Ben Wallace 4
Delonte West 5 Lamar Odom 4
Paul Pierce 5 Kurt Thomas 4
Mike James 5 Udonis Haslem 4
Lindsey Hunter 5 Grant Hill 4
Mike Miller 4 Sasha Vujacic 4
LeBron James 4 Brian Cook 4
Devean George 4 Jason Kapono 3
Mo Williams 4 James Posey 3
Morris Peterson 4 Vladimir Radmanovic 3
Raja Bell 4 Tracy McGrady 3
Dirk Nowitzki 4 Tim Duncan 3
Jameer Nelson 4 Lindsey Hunter 3
Hedo Turkoglu 4 Richard Hamilton 3
- - Tony Battie 3
- - Jason Williams 3
- - LeBron James 3
- - Andrew Bynum 3
- - Rasheed Wallace 3
- - Anthony Johnson 3
- - Zydrunas Ilgauskas 3
- - Chauncey Billups 3
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