Greivis Vasquez for NBA Most Improved Player
  • Stats
  • Greivis’ season averages for points, assists and rebounds are roughly double his career averages coming in to the season.
  • Greivis Vasquez leads the NBA in total assists.
  • Greivis recorded 6 games with 10+ assists in his first two seasons in the league combined, in 2012-13 Vasquez recorded 24 games with 10+ assists by the All Star break alone.
  • In his third season, Vasquez has set single-game career highs in all of the following categories in 2012-13:
    Points (27, at ORL 12/26)
    FGM (12, at ORL 12/26)
    3PT FGM (5, at LAC 11/26)
    Total Rebounds (11, at BOS 1/16)
    Assists (16, vs. MIN 12/12)
    Minutes (46, at POR 12/16)
  • Stats
  • Quotes
  • “Hornets guard Greivis Vasquez’s 22 double-doubles ranks first in NBA among guards (Paul, Rondo 20). He's had great season, nobody noticed.”

    Ben Maller
    Fox Sports Radio, XM Satellite
  • “Congrats to my brother @greivisvasquez on his first of many triple doubles..#mostimproved”

    Kevin Durant
    NBA All Star
  • “#Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says the @Hornets @greivisvasquez may be the most under-rated player in NBA. Vasquez put up 18 vs Chicago in Nov.”

    Jen Hale
    Hornets sideline reporter
  • “Besides LBJ, only 1 other player w/ at least 5gms this season of 20+pts, 10+asts, 5+rebs: @greivisvasquez #NOHvLAL @NBATV
    Official NBA Stats Twitter
  • “It’s not easy balancing humility and confidence. But New Orleans Hornets point guard Greivis Vasquez is doing it.”

    “It’s hard not to root for Vasquez. He made his name. Nothing was given to him. Now that he’s finally earned some success in the NBA, all he wants is more of it. The journey never stops.”

    Warren Shaw
    Dime Magazine
  • “Greivis Vasquez deserves a raise — which he’ll get in due time — or the key to the city or, heck, just make him mayor of New Orleans.”

    “The city...couldn’t ask for a better ambassador than the Venezuelan-born point guard who’s leaving his heart and sweat on the floor every night as he emerges as a top talent in the league.”

    Jeff Caplan
  • “I don't know about you, but heading into this season, I didn't expect Greivis Vasquez to be averaging more assists per game than Deron Williams, Russell Westbrook, Tony Parker, Ty Lawson, Jeremy Lin, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and a host of other players (and I was a Vasquez fan).”

    Seth Landman
  • “That Greivis Vasquez, he's going to be an All-Star.”

    Chris Paul
    NBA All Star