*The last time the Golden State Warriors had won 20 of their first 30 games to start a season was 1991-92 when they went 21-9.
–They finished that season 55-27. The 1991-92 season was the last time in franchise history that they won more than 50 games in a season.
–Unfortunately, after finishing 3rd in Western Conference, that 1991-92 Warriors team lost in the first round of the playoffs.
*The Celtics are 2-8 in their last 10 road games, the worst record among current playoff teams.
–In addition, their 4-6 record in their last 10 games overall is tied for the worst record among current playoff teams.
*In the New Big Three Era, the Celtics have a 23-15 record without Rajon Rondo playing.
–2012-13 … 1-2
–2011-12 … 8-5
–2010-11 … 9-5
–2009-10 … 1-0
–2008-09 … 0-2
–2007-08 … 4-1
*The Warriors are 18-2 (.900) when they outrebound opponents this season (2-8 otherwise).
–The Celtics are 4-2 (.667) when they outrebound opponents this season (10-12 otherwise).
*The Warriors are 12-2 against the Eastern Conference this season (8-8 vs. WC).
–The Warriors are tied for having the 8th-easiest schedule in 2012-13.
*The Celtics are 5-4 against the Western Conference this season (9-10 vs. EC).
–The Celtics are tied for having the 15th-easiest schedule in 2012-13.
*Via @LucidSportsFan: “In 4 games starting at center Jason Collins has more turnovers and fouls (22) than PTS, REB, AST, BLK, and STL combined (19).”
*The Warriors are 5-3 on the 2nd night of back-to-backs this season.
*The Celtics have committed more fouls than their opponent in 6 consecutive games, the second-longest streak by the team since 2007-08.
–Longest streak: 7 games (March to April 2008).
*Boston has given up at least 90 points to Golden State each of the last 18 times that they faced each other with the Warriors being the home team (the last time the Warriors had fewer than 90 points in a meeting: 1993).
–That is the longest current such home streak for any NBA team against the Celtics.
–It is also tied for the 2nd-longest such streak overall in that span against the Celtics (it is the longest such streak by a Western Conference team).
*The Celtics are 10-1 when holding opponents to fewer than 95 points this season.
*Jared Sullinger only attempted 2 shots in 18 minutes played against the Clippers.
–The Celtics remain 5-0 when he shoots at least 60% from the field (minimum 3 field goal attempts).
–They remain 6-1 when he plays more than 20 minutes.
*The Celtics are nearly unbeatable at home when Avery Bradley plays at least 10 minutes. The Celtics are extremely awful without Bradley on the road.
–Since the beginning of the 2011-12 season, the Celtics’ home regular season record when Bradley plays at least 10 minutes: 20-4 (.833).
–Their road regular season record when Bradley plays less than 10 minutes or not at all: 6-16 (.273).
*The Celtics regular season records with and without Bradley are also staggering.
–Regular season with Bradley playing at least 10 minutes: 34-15 (.694).
–Regular season without Bradley playing 10 minutes: 19-26 (.422).
–All-Time NBA Points Scored–
22. Ray Allen 23,242
23. Adrian Dantley 23,177
24. Paul Pierce 23,156 (Pierce needs 22 to move into 23rd place)