We’ll see your Splash Brothers and raise you our Slash Brothers.
As the Suns continue to make an inspired push for a playoff spot in the Western Conference, the play of Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe has been a major catalyst in the team’s success.
Stat guru Cole Mickelson returns with what could be considered some of the most impressive numbers in all of the NBA courtesy of the Slash Brothers.
Click through to see why.
Eric Bledsoe (23 points, six rebounds, seven assists) and Goran Dragic (25 points, seven rebounds, six assists) both exceeded 20/5/5 in the same game for the second time this season (Oct. 30 vs. Portland) at Washington on Mar. 26.
The duo became the first Suns’ teammates to do this twice in the same season since Steve Nash and Boris Diaw in 2005-06 and the first Suns’ guards to both do it twice in the same season since Kevin Johnson and Michael Finley in 1995-96.
16 or More, 13 Times
Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe have both scored 16+ points in the same game 13 times this season with the Suns going 13-0 in those games.
Two of Seven
Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe are two of only seven guards in the NBA to be averaging over 17.0 points and shooting over 46.0 percent from the field this season.
Most Since ’91-92
Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe are averaging a combined 38.2 points this season.
It’s the highest per game output by a Suns’ guard tandem since current Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek (20.1) and Kevin Johnson (19.7) combined to average 39.8 points in the 1991-92 season.
To the Rim
Eric Bledsoe is shooting .533 from the field this season on drives.
Among players in the NBA who have at least seven drives per game, his field goal percentage when doing so trails only LeBron James. Goran Dragic is 4th with a .529 FG percentage on drives.