Stat Line Of The Night

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 2/1/11 – LaMarcus Aldridge

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 2/1/11 – LaMarcus Aldridge

    Not many teams have had success against the San Antonio Spurs this season, and the odds appeared to be stacked against the Portland Trail Blazers last night.  Playing without two key players in Brandon Roy and Greg Oden for most of the year, the Blazers have had a much more difficult time finding wins compared […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/31/11 – Blake Griffin

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/31/11 – Blake Griffin

    The Los Angeles Clippers went into last night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Staples Center having won their previous eight home games, and after watching his double-double streak end last week, the Clippers superstar rookie, Blake Griffin was not about to let another streak come to a halt. Griffin was doing it all […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/30/11 – Marcin Gortat

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/30/11 – Marcin Gortat

    When Marcin Gortat was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Phoenix Suns as part of a six-player swap on December 18, his name was believed to be an afterthought in a deal that included the likes of Vince Carter, Hedo Turkoglu and Jason Richardson.  However, Gortat has not only proven to be an impact […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/27/11 – Landry Fields

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/27/11 – Landry Fields

    When awarding a “Stat Line of the Night,” one must remember that while big numbers are always impressive, nothing is more important that getting your team the win.  It is difficult to award such accolades to a player on a losing team, and while some may feel as though the individual’s performance is more important […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/26/11 — Kevin Durant

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/26/11 — Kevin Durant

    Last night’s game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Oklahoma City Thunder featured big performances from several top five NBA Draft picks; including Jeff Green (5th pick, 19 pts, 8 reb), Russell Westbrook (4th pick, 16 pts, 8 ast), Kevin Love (5th pick, 31 pts, 21 rebs), and Michael Beasley (2nd pick, 30 pts, 9 […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/25/11 — Kobe Bryant

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/25/11 — Kobe Bryant

    The Utah Jazz went into Los Angeles last night looking to snap their four-game losing streak, but it wouldn’t be easy as they were faced with the difficult task of beating the Lakers at the Staples Center.  Those in attendance may have expected a close game between these two Western Conference powerhouses, but what they […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/24/11 — Jonathan Quick

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/24/11 — Jonathan Quick

    After getting off to a hot start this season and finding themselves on top of the Western Conference standings, the Los Angeles Kings have cooled off considerably, dropping out of the playoffs.  Looking to creep back into the top eight, they had a tough tasks in front of them as the stingy Boston Bruins visited […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/23/11 — Rashard Mendenhall

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/23/11 — Rashard Mendenhall

    The AFC Championship Game was supposed to be a battle between two of the league’s top defenses, but the Pittsburgh Steelers offense was making the New York Jets defense look quite average throughout the first half, thanks in large part to the play of Rashard Mendenhall. The third-year running back out of Illinois was unstoppable […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/20/11 – Derrick Rose

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/20/11 – Derrick Rose

    Three nights after posting his first career triple-double, Derrick Rose was looking to record his second.  Unfortunately, the Bulls’ All-Star guard would fall short of doing so, but his solid performance across the board was a key factor in Chicago’s 82-77 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. Rose was the only Bull in double figures as […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/19/11 — Marian Gaborik

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/19/11 — Marian Gaborik

    Throughout his career Marian Gaborik has had a tough time staying out of the trainer’s room, but when healthy there is little doubt that he is among the most highly skilled players in the NHL.  He proved that last night during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs were no challenge for the […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/18/11 — Jonas Hiller

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/18/11 — Jonas Hiller

    After a rough start to the season the Anaheim Ducks have come on strong, climbing all the way up the Western Conference standings to a very respectable fifth place.  Much of their success should be attributed to the play of their All-Star goaltender, Jonas Hiller, who reminded us all why he was awarded such an […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/17/11 — Blake Griffin

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/17/11 — Blake Griffin

    Make no mistake about it.  Blake Griffin is much more than just a highlight reel dunk machine.  He proved that yesterday afternoon during a game against the Indiana Pacers.  The game plan to stop Griffin was quite obvious: Keep the man from dominating the paint and force him to shoot shots from the perimeter.  Unfortunately […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/16/11- Jay Cutler

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/16/11- Jay Cutler

    After the Seahawks beat the defending Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints last week, many believed that they would continue their surprising playoff run yesterday afternoon when they traveled to Chicago to take on the Bears.  And while their offense would once again put up some big numbers, it was not enough to keep up […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/13/11- Henrik Lundqvist

    The Stat Line Of The Night – 1/13/11- Henrik Lundqvist

    Going into last night’s game against the New York Rangers, the Vancouver Canucks were riding a streak that has yet to see them lose in regulation since December 5 against the St. Louis Blues.  From that point on the Canucks have been almost perfect, going 14-0-3 through seventeen games.  Unfortunately for them, they just so […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/12/11– Zach Randolph

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 1/12/11– Zach Randolph

    Sitting one spot out of the playoffs in the tough Western Conference, the Memphis Grizzlies are in desperate need of wins in order to keep pace with the teams in front of them, while staying ahead of those behind them in the standings.  Last night’s visit to Detroit to take on a struggling Pistons team […]