By: Adam Lowenstein |
*The 2012-13 Boston Celtics have yet to win a game this season on 2 days of rest.
–Celtics record on zero days of rest: 4-5 (.444).
–On 1 day of rest: 6-6 (.500).
–On 2 days of rest: 0-4 (.000).
–On at least 3 days of rest (excluding opening night vs. Miami): 4-0 (1.000).
*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: 6-18 (.250).
*The Celtics regular season records with and without Bradley are also staggering.
–Regular season with Bradley starting: 20-8 (.714).
–Regular season record with Bradley playing at least 10 minutes: 34-15 (.694).
–Regular season without Bradley playing 10 minutes: 19-28 (.404).
*While the Celtics are 3-7 in their last 10 games and 2-8 in their last 10 road games, they are 7-3 in their last 10 home games.
–After beginning the season 14-3, the Grizzlies are only 5-6 in their last 11 games (2-5 in their last 7 road games).
*The Grizzlies have had a lower field goal percentage than their opponent in each of their last 5 games (record in those games: 2-3).
–It is their longest such streak since the beginning of the 2010-11 season.
–The 2012-13 Grizzlies are 12-2 this season when having a better field goal percentage (7-7 otherwise).
–The 2012-13 Celtics are 11-3 this season when having a better field goal percentage (3-13 otherwise).
*Since 2007-08…(Celtics vs. Grizzlies)
–The Celtics won the first 5 meetings.
–Since then, the Celtics have split the last 4 meetings with the Grizzles. Both of those losses came at the TD Garden.
–The Celtics are 3-2 in meetings at the TD Garden and 4-0 in meetings at FedEx Forum.
*The Celtics this season are starting to become a foregone conclusion at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
–They are 12-2 when leading at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
–They are 2-14 when trailing or tied at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
*The Celtics are 10-1 when holding opponents to fewer than 95 points this season.
*In the New Big Three Era, the Celtics have a 23-16 regular season record without Rajon Rondo playing.
–2012-13 … 1-3
–2011-12 … 8-5
–2010-11 … 9-5
–2009-10 … 1-0
–2008-09 … 0-2
–2007-08 … 4-1
–All-Time NBA Regular Season Games Played–
13. Mark Jackson 1,296
14. Sam Perkins 1,286
15. Kevin Garnett 1,285 (Garnett ties for 14th place by playing Wednesday)