Spencer Dinwiddie Among NBA's Best Off the Bench
We're taking a look at some notable statistics and rankings compiled by the Brooklyn Nets with our weekly Stat Survey presented by Infor, to be published each week.
Spencer Dinwiddie is second among all NBA reserves in points per game (17.7) and assists per game (4.7). Dinwiddie has also set Nets single-season records for 30-point games off the bench (four) and 25-point games off the bench (12). Earlier this season, Dinwiddie became the first player in NBA history to record 35-plus points, 10-plus assists, and seven 3-point field goals made off the bench in a game. Dinwiddie has set a Nets record for most points off the bench in single season (974) and is third in assists off the bench in a single season (261), two behind Caris LeVert's No. 2 mark from last season. Dinwiddie is also fourth in the NBA in points per possession on isolation plays (1.02), behind only James Harden, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard.
D'Angelo Russell is ninth in the NBA in 3-point field goals made (202) and is 12th in assists per game (6.9). He is also third in the league in assist percentage (38.9) behind only Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Russell has three games with at least 30 points, seven assists and zero turnovers, the most in a single season in NBA history. Russell has broken the Nets franchise record for 3-pointers in season, previously set by Allen Crabbe (2017-18, 201). He has made at least one 3-pointer in a franchise-record 52 straight games, currently the longest active streak in the NBA.
Jarrett Allen ranks eighth in field goal percentage (58.9) and 11th in blocks per game (1.6). Allen is also seventh in the league in dunks with 153 and fourth in screen assists (4.7). Allen is tied for third in the NBA for most points scored as the roll man in pick and roll situations with 314. His career field goal percentage over two seasons is 58.9, second in franchise history.
Joe Harris leads the NBA in 3-point field goal shooting percentage (46.4). Harris is also fourth in career 3-point shooting percentage among all active players (42.1) and 12th all-time. Among players with at least 400 field goal attempts, Harris is fifth in the NBA — first among guards/wings — with a 61.9 effective field goal percentage.
Ed Davis ranks third in the NBA in rebound percentage (21.7) and fourth in offensive rebound percentage (13.4) and defensive rebound percentage (30.1). Davis is second in rebounds per 36 (17.0), ahead of overall rebounding leader Andre Drummond. He also leads all NBA players in rebounds off the bench (606, 8.5 per game). Davis recently moved into second place in NBA history in career rebounds off the bench with 3,538 dating back to the 1970-71 season, when starters were first tracked.
The Nets are 12th in the league in rebounds per game (46.0) and ninth in offensive rebound percentage (28.0). The Nets are 11th in offensive rebounds per game (10.7).
Brooklyn is seventh in the NBA in free throws made (18.9) and sixth in free throws attempted per game (25.4).
The Nets have played 40 "clutch" games, defined as games with a margin of five points or fewer in the final five minutes, tied for seventh in the league. The Nets are 22-18 overall and 18-6 in their last 24 such games, dating back to Dec. 7. The .750 winning percentage in clutch games over that span is the best in the NBA. They are fourth in the league in clutch wins. Last season they were second in the NBA with 50 clutch games. The Nets also lead the NBA with 20 games decided by three points or fewer, with a 12-8 record. The 12 such wins are tied for the most in franchise history in a season (1978-79). Brooklyn's last two games were decided by a total of five points. The Nets also have a 5-1 record in overtime.
Brooklyn leads the league in drive points per game (30.8) and is third in drives per game (52.8).
The Nets are second in the NBA in bench points per game (47.5) and lead the league in outscoring opponent benches 60 times.
The Nets are sixth in 3-point field goals made per game (12.5), fifth in 3-point field goals attempted per game (35.6) and 15th in 3-point field goal percentage (35.3).
Defensively, Brooklyn is eighth in 3-point field goals attempted allowed (29.9), fifth in opponent 3-point field goals made (10.2) and second in opponent field goal percentage (34.1).
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