*Although Chris Wilcox has only played 24 games this season, his true shooting percentage (TS%) of 73.6% still qualifies to lead the NBA in that category. The player in 2nd place in 2012-13 is Tyson Chandler (69.9%).
–Wilcox is the only Celtic this season to be in the Top 100. His career TS%: 56.5%.
–Wilcox played 2 minutes, 31 seconds on Sunday against the Heat, but did not attempt a shot. That was his first appearance in a game since December 18, 2012.
–The next best Celtics in TS% this season:
(110th) Jason Terry 54.6% (career TS%: 55.3%)
(115th) Courtney Lee 54.4% (career TS%: 53.7%)
(116th) Kevin Garnett 54.3% (career TS%: 54.9%)
(128th) Paul Pierce 53.7% (career TS%: 56.7%)
(138th) Jared Sullinger 53.4%
*Over his last 10 games, Jeff Green has a plus/minus of +59.
–It is tied for the 18th best plus/minus in the NBA over the last 10 games.
–Green played a season-high 41 minutes, 50 seconds on Sunday. Before Sunday, the Celtics had lost all 8 of the games in which Green had played his most minutes.
*When Kevin Garnett scores at least 18 points this season, the Celtics are 9-2.
*The Sacramento Kings are 11-9 this season against the Eastern Conference, the best record of any non-playoff team against the opposing conference.
–The Kings are the only non-playoff team above .500 this season against the opposing conference.
*The Kings are 6-1 this season in games decided for 3 or fewer points.
–Shockingly, they own the best winning percentage (.857) this season in those types of games.
*When the Kings score at least 105 points this season, they are 10-2.
–They are 7-27 otherwise.
–The 118 points that the Kings put on the Celtics on December 30th was their 3rd highest points total this season.
–It was also the 3rd highest point total scored against the Celtics this season.
*Via @ESPNStatsInfo: Over the last four seasons, the Celtics have been +2.9 points per 48 minutes with Rondo on the floor, but +4.4 points with him off the floor.
*Via @ESPNStatsInfo: “Rondo entered Sunday ranked 49th in PER among players (and 16th among guards) who have played at least 3,000 minutes in the last four seasons. He ranked tied for 54th overall this season among those with at least 500 minutes played.”
*Via @ESPNStatsInfo: “It’s a small sample, but Garnett was shooting 68 percent from the field on shots inside five feet with Rondo on the floor (56-for-83), but 59 percent (23-for-39) on such shots with Rondo out.”
*Recent Meetings: Celtics vs. Kings
–The last time the Kings swept a season series of at least 2 games against the Celtics was 2006-07.
–Before the Celtics lost their last 2 games to the Kings, they were 8-0 in the Kevin Garnett era against them.
–All-Time NBA Minutes–
7. Reggie Miller 47,619
8. Gary Peyton 47,117
9. Kevin Garnett 47,116 (Garnett needs 2 to move into 8th place)
–Most NBA Double-Doubles Since 1990–
1. Tim Duncan 751
T-2. Shaquille O’Neal 727
T-2. Kevin Garnett 727 (Garnett needs 1 to pass O’Neal for 2nd place)
–All-Time NBA Three-Pointers Made–
5. Chauncey Billups 1,787
6. Peja Stojakovic 1,760
7. Paul Pierce 1,756 (Pierce needs 5 to move into 6th place)
–Celtics History: All-Time Blocked Shots–
7. Reggie Lewis 417
8. Cedric Maxwell 378
9. Kevin Garnett 375 (Garnett needs 4 to move into 8th place)