Courtesy of Phoenix Suns stats guru, Cole Mickelson, the following slides detail the remarkable numbers the Suns are putting up both individually and a collective unit. Gaudy stats, however, are a natural byproduct with the Suns winning their 26th game of the season at Philadelphia on Jan. 27, surpassing their win total of 25 games in 2012-13 with 38 games left to play.
Click through to see five more amazing stats about this year’s team.
The Suns nearly have three different reserves averaging at least 10 points. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the last team in the NBA to have at least three players who came off the bench in a majority of their appearances average 10+ points in games in which they came off the bench was also the Suns in 1996-97.
The Suns rank 6th in the NBA with 36.9 bench points per game and are 13-4 at home this season (22-10 overall) when outscoring the opponent’s bench.
Over the last 24 games, Frye has scored 10+ 19 times, 20+ five times and 30+ once, and is averaging 14.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and shooting .438 FG% and .400 3FG% over this 24-game span.
Frye recorded a season-high 30 points (12-16 FG, 5-7 3FG) in addition to blocking three shots in 28 minutes vs. Denver on Jan. 19, becoming the first Sun since Leandro Barbosa on Feb. 4, 2008 to score 30+ points in 28 or fewer minutes.
The Suns tied a season-high with five straight wins from Jan. 26-Feb. 1.
Amazingly, over the final four games of the streak (192:00), the Suns trailed for only 1:59.
Rest? What Rest?
The Suns are 19-6 this season when playing on one day of rest (7-6 on zero days, 3-7 on two days, 1-2 on three days).
Goran and Marcus
Of Suns teammate pairings to play at least 10 minutes per game together, the duo of Goran Dragic and Marcus Morris has posted the best Net Rating (+10.9) as the team has an Offensive Rating of 114.4 and a Defensive Rating of 103.5 in the 594 minutes (48 games) that Dragic and Marcus have both been on the floor.