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Numbers to know: 2016 Western Conference All-Stars

Some Curry stats you likely didn't know, plus other tidbits and notes about every member of the team

POSTED: Feb 12, 2016 9:35 AM ET

By John Schuhmann

BY John Schuhmann

NBA.com

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If you like eye-opening NBA numbers, you can probably get your fix by tracking Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors all season. The champs are on pace to win 75 games and the MVP is on pace to make 100 3-pointers more than anyone ever has in a season.

What the Warriors are doing has somewhat overshadowed what else has been going on the league. But as we reach the All-Star break, there are plenty of numbers to dig into across the NBA.

And to get you ready for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game at the Air Canada Centre on Sunday, here are some notes and numbers regarding the 12 players who will be representing the Western Conference, with the help of both SportVU player tracking and Synergy play type data.

-- Clutch time = Last five minutes of the fourth quarter or overtime with a score differential of five points or less.
-- Effective field goal percentage = (FGM + (0.5 * 3PM)) / FGA
-- True shooting percentage = PTS / (2 * (FGM + 0.44 * FTA)))

All stats through Thursday, Feb. 11.

Stephen Curry, G, Golden State Warriors

All-Star Top 10: Stephen Curry

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• The Warriors have outscored their opponents by 22.3 points per 100 possessions with him on the floor and have been outscored by 4.6 with him on the bench. That's the largest on-off-court NetRtg differential in the league.
Leads the league (minimum 500 FGA) with an effective field goal percentage of 63.3 percent. On pace for the second highest effective field goal percentage with a minimum of 1,000 field goal attempts in NBA history (2,500-plus player seasons), trailing only Wilt Chamberlain (68.3 percent) in 1966-67.
• Averaging 9.3 points in the first quarter and 9.9 in the third. Durant (9.1 in the third) is the only other player averaging at least nine points in any quarter.

More SportVU: Has attempted 132 3-pointers in the first six seconds of the shot clock, more than 14 teams.

Video: Watch Curry go 11-for-15 from 3-point range in Washington on Feb. 3.

Russell Westbrook, G, Oklahoma City Thunder

All-Star Top 10: Russell Westbrook

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• Has recorded an assist on 17.6 percent of his passes, a rate which leads the league.
Leads the league in fast break points per game for the second straight season.
Leads all guards in rebounding percentage, grabbing 12.1 percent of available boards when he's on the floor.
• One of four players with three 3-pointers with a score differential of three points or less in the final minute of the fourth quarter or overtime.

More SportVU: The Thunder have scored 1.28 points per possession when he's run a pick-and-roll with Enes Kanter, the league's best mark among combinations that have run at least 200 pick-and-rolls.

Video: Watch Westbrook dish out 16 assists in Memphis on Dec. 8.

Kobe Bryant, F, L.A. Lakers

All-Star Top 10: Kobe Bryant

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• One of seven players who has shot at least 40 percent on at least 20 clutch-time 3-point attempts.
• Has attempted only 10.0 percent of his shots from the restricted area, the lowest rate among All-Stars.
• The Lakers are 4-1 when he's scored 27 or more points. They're 7-43 otherwise.

More SportVU: Leads the league with 8.3 contested jump shots per game.

Video: Watch Bryant's nine clutch 3-pointers.

Kevin Durant, F, Oklahoma City Thunder

All-Star Top 10: Kevin Durant

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Leads the league in mid-range field goal percentage (minimum 200 attempts) at 49.2 percent.
• One of four players with an effective field goal percentage of better than 50 percent on at least 200 pull-up jumpers.
• Part of the league's best lineup. The Thunder's (healthy) starting lineup has outscored its opponents by 21.5 points per 100 possessions in 514 minutes together.

More SportVU: Ranks second (behind Bryant) with 7.7 contested jump shots per game.

Video: Watch Durant dish out 10 assists on his way to his seventh career triple-double against Atlanta on Dec. 10.

Kawhi Leonard, F, San Antonio Spurs

All-Star Top 10: Kawhi Leonard

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Leads the league in 3-point percentage at 48.2 percent, up from 34.9 percent last season.
• Turnover rate of 7.2 per 100 possessions is the lowest of his career and the second lowest among All-Stars (a hair higher than that of Chris Bosh).
• Has shot 57.1 percent (42-for-69 from 3-point range) on wide-open shots, best among players who have attempted at least 100 of them.

More SportVU: The Spurs have scored 1.13 points per possession with him as a pick-and-roll ball-handler, up from 1.07 last season.

Video: Watch Leonard shoot 7-for-9 from 3-point range at Memphis on Dec. 3.

LaMarcus Aldridge, F, San Antonio Spurs

All-Star Top 10: LaMarcus Aldridge

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• Has attempted the most 3-pointers (12) without a make and is the only All-Star who hasn't made a 3-pointer this season.
• One of five players who has shot better than 70 percent on at least 200 shots in the restricted area.
• 65 percent of his field goals have been assisted, the highest rate since his rookie season.

Video: Watch Aldridge shoot 12-for-20 on his way to a season-high 28 points against New Orleans on Feb. 3.

DeMarcus Cousins, C, Sacramento Kings

All-Star Top 10: DeMarcus Cousins

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Leads the league in usage rate, having used 35.1 percent of the Kings' possessions when he's on the floor.
• One of two players (Davis is the other) averaging at least 20 points and 10 rebounds.
• Has drawn 8.7 fouls per game, 1.6 more than any other player and is the only player who accounts for more than 50 percent of the fouls his team has drawn while he's on the floor.
• Scored an NBA season-high 56 points against Charlotte on Jan. 25 (and is the only player who has scored 50 or more points in a loss).
• Averaging at least 6.3 points in every quarter and is the only player doing so.

Video: Watch Cousins shoot 21-for-30 on his way to a career high 56 points against the Hornets.

Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans

All-Star Top 10: Anthony Davis

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Leads the league with 285 points scored as the roll man on pick-and-rolls.
• Has shot 58.5 percent on clutch-time shots, the best mark among players who have attempted at least 35.
• Has the lowest turnover ratio among the top 25 players in usage rate.
• He has taken 49 percent of his shots from outside the paint. That number has increased each year of his career.

More SportVU: One of four players (Bismack Biyombo, Brook Lopez and Dirk Nowitzki are the others) who has set at least 300 ball-screens for two different teammates (Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday).

Video: Watch Davis shoot 14-for-23 on his way to a season-high 43 points against Atlanta on Nov. 6.

Draymond Green, F, Golden State Warriors

All-Star Top 10: Draymond Green

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• Average of 7.2 assists per game ranks seventh in the league and is the 10th highest average for a forward in NBA history.
• 82 percent of his shots have come from the restricted area or 3-point range, the highest rate among All-Stars.
• Usage rate of 18.8 is the highest of his career, but also the lowest among 2016 All-Stars.
Has defended the most isolations, allowing opponents to shoot just 27 percent on those plays.

More SportVU: The Warriors have scored 1.24 points per possession when he sets a ball screen, the highest mark among players who have set at least 300.

Video: Watch Green dish out a career-high 16 assists in Houston Dec. 31.

James Harden, G, Houston Rockets

All-Star Top 10: James Harden

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• Only player averaging at least 25 points, six rebounds and six assists.
• Has attempted 115 more free throws than any other player.
• Leads the league with 413 isolation possessions, 141 more than any other player.

More SportVU: Has run 8.6 pick-and-rolls with Dwight Howard per 36 minutes on the floor together, down from 10.6 last season.

Video: Watch Harden shoot 14-for-28 on his way to a season-high 50 points against Philadelphia on Nov. 27.

Chris Paul, G, Los Angeles Clippers

All-Star Top 10: Chris Paul

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• Has shot 48.2 percent in clutch time, the best mark among players with at least 50 clutch-time shots.
Leads the league with 4.5 pull-up baskets and 10.5 pull-up points per game.
• Has an effective field goal percentage of 56.6 percent at home and 46.8 on the road. That's the biggest differential among 123 players who have attempted at least 200 shots in both home and away games.

More SportVU: Tied with Harden for league lead with 25 3-pointers in the last six seconds of the shot clock.

Video: Watch Paul's 27 clutch-time baskets.

Klay Thompson, G, Golden State Warriors

All-Star Top 10: Klay Thompson

Check out the top 10 plays from Western Conference All-Star Klay Thompson!

• One of two players (Curry is the other) who has made at least 10 3-pointers in a game last season and this season.
Leads the league with 10.2 catch-and-shoot points per game.
Has a free throw rate (FTA / FGA) of 0.188, lowest among All-Stars.
• Leads all All-Stars and ranks third in the league with 43 corner 3-pointers.

Video: Watch Thompson make 10-for-16 3-pointers in Indiana on Dec. 8.

John Schuhmann is a staff writer for NBA.com. You can e-mail him here and follow him on Twitter.

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