*After playing 6 games, the Celtics have the 5th-best 4th Quarter margin (+2.2 points per game) in the NBA while having the 11th-worst scoring margin (-2.83) in the league overall.
–In the New Big Three Era, the Celtics have never finished in the top 5 in 4th Quarter margin.
*The Celtics are now 2-0 on the 2nd night of back-to-backs this season.
–Those 2 victories have impressively been on the road.
*Last season, the Celtics were 12-9 on no rest.
–Last season, when the Celtics were at home on no rest, their record was 8-0.
–Last season, when the Celtics were on the road on no rest, their record was 4-9.
*The Celtics average the 3rd most points per fastbreak possession (2.2) in the NBA this season after finishing in the bottom 10 in the league the last 2 seasons.
1st in 2012-13: Thunder (2.5)
2nd in 2012-13: Mavericks (2.4)
*Around the NBA: Before Sunday night’s game against the Miami Heat, the most three-pointers made by the Memphis Grizzlies in a game this season was just 6.
–In 27 minutes off the bench, Wayne Ellington made 7 three-pointers by himself on Sunday.
–The Grizzlies made 14 three-pointers as a team, the most by the franchise in a game since April 2, 2008 when Memphis hit 15 three-pointers against the Knicks.
–All-time Points Scored–
16. Patrick Ewing 24,815
17. Allen Iverson 24,368
18. Kevin Garnett 24,366 (Garnett needs 3 to move into 17th place)
–All-Time Three-Pointers Made–
7. Dale Ellis 1,719
8. Rashard Lewis 1,700 (Lewis needs 20 to move into 7th place)
9. Paul Pierce 1,691 (Pierce needs 10 to move into 8thplace)
–All-Time Offensive Rebounds–
22. Elton Brand 3,050
23. Shawn Kemp 3,026
24. Kevin Garnett 3,017 (Garnett needs 10 to move into 23rd place)