*For the first time in Rajon Rondo’s career, he has gone for a triple-double in consecutive games.
–The last player to have a triple-double in consecutive games: Andre Iguodala (2011).
–The last player to have a triple-double in 3 straight games: LeBron James (2009).
*Via ESPN Stats & Info: “LeBron James and Dwyane Wade: combined for 184 points their last 3 games; opposing starters have combined for 182 over this stretch.”
*The Celtics’ 3-point shooting percentage has fallen to 27th in the NBA (33.5%) and their offensive efficiency has fallen to 23rd in the league (99.8 points/100 possessions).
*On Friday, Kyle Korver tied the NBA record for the most 3-pointers in half with 8 three’s in the second half.
–He tied Tim Thomas, Michael Redd, Ray Allen, Kobe Bryant, Tracy McGrady and J.R. Smith (twice).
*The Celtics have played 2 double-OT games this season after playing just 1 regular season double-OT game in previous 5 seasons.
*Courtney Lee had 16 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists on Friday and became only the 2nd Celtics reserve in the Kevin Garnett era to reach those plateaus in a single game.
–Glen Davis: 17 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists in 2010.
*The Celtics have lost 6 straight games for the first time since April 2007.
*Recent Meetings: Celtics vs. Heat
–The Celtics are a perfect 4-0 against the Heat at TD Garden in the regular season in the LeBron era.
–Including the playoffs, the Celtics are 7-2 against the Heat at TD Garden in the LeBron era.
–Kevin Garnett is 9 field goals made away from 10,000 for his career–
–All-Time NBA Points Scored–
20. Charles Barkley 23,757
21. Paul Pierce 23,398 (Pierce needs 360 to move into 20th place)
22. Ray Allen 23,384 (Allen needs 15 to move into 21st place)
–Celtics History: All-Time Assists–
4. Bill Russell 4,100
5. Paul Pierce 4,099 (Pierce needs 2 to move into 4th place)
6. Rajon Rondo 3,943 (Rondo needs 157 to move into 5th place)
–Most NBA Double-Doubles Since 1990–
1. Tim Duncan 751
2. Shaquille O’Neal 727
3. Kevin Garnett 726 (Garnett needs 2 to move into 2nd place)
–All-Time NBA Three-Pointers Made–
5. Chauncey Billups 1,787
6. Peja Stojakovic 1,760
7. Paul Pierce 1,755 (Pierce needs 6 to move into 6th place)