Former Florida Gators in the NBA: Feb. 2013

By Adam Silverstein
March 1, 2013

Now four months into the 2012-13 NBA regular season, there are 10 former Florida Gators basketball players spread over nine teams.

A total of 10 players participated in the fourth month of action, many of whom had an impact on their respective team’s performances.

For the first time, OGGOA will be checking and re-checking the box scores month-by-month to bring you a summary of what all of these Gators accomplish throughout the entire 2012-13 regular season.

PLAYER OF THE MONTH
F/C AL HORFORD, Atlanta Hawks: GP/GS (11/11), MIN (36.5), PPG (21.5), RPG (11.3), APG (3.0), SPG (1.3), BPG (1.8), TPG (2.0), FPG (2.7), A/TO (1.5)
» Shooting: FG% (.621), 3P% (.500), FT% (.658)
» Highlights: Seven double-doubles (three-straight, 30-10 game, 20-20 game, three 20-10 games); career-high 34 points [career-high 14 field goals made], 15 rebounds, three assists, five blocks at Utah on Feb. 27; 23 points, career-high 22 rebounds, three assists, two blocks, two steals at Detroit on Feb. 25
» Top 10 ranks (season): Double-doubles (No. 5), defensive rebounds per game (No. 6), efficiency ranking (No. 6), rebounds per game (No. 9), field-goal percentage (No. 9), defensive rebounds (No. 10)

Check out how the rest of the Florida Gators in the NBA played this month…

STARTERS (6)
F/C DAVID LEE, Golden State Warriors: GP/GS (11/11), MIN (34.4), PPG (17.3), RPG (11.0), APG (2.7), SPG (1.0), BPG (0.5), TPG (3.2), FPG (3.5), A/TO (0.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.510), 3P% (.000), FT% (.816)
» Highlights: Seven double-doubles (four-straight, 20-20 game, two 20-10 games); 25 points, career-high 22 rebounds on Feb. 22 vs. San Antonio; 19 points, 11 rebounds, five assists vs. Phoenix on Feb. 20
» Awards: Western Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 28-Feb. 3)
» Top 10 ranks (season): Double-doubles (No. 1), defensive rebounds [total and per game] (No. 3), total rebounds (No. 5), total efficiency points and efficiency ranking (No. 5), rebounds per game (No. 7), triple-doubles (No. 8), field goals made (No. 9), efficiency ranking per 48 minutes (No. 10)

C JOAKIM NOAH, Chicago Bulls: GP/GS (10/10), MIN (37.3), PPG (10.7), RPG (11.9), APG (4.2), SPG (1.4), BPG (2.7), TPG (2.9), FPG (2.9), A/TO (1.5)
» Shooting: FG% (.470), 3P% (.000), FT% (.725)
» Highlights: Triple-double (20-20-10)*, three double-doubles; 23 points, 21 rebounds, career-high 11 blocks vs. Philadelphia on Feb. 28; consecutive games with 10+ points, eight rebounds, eight assists vs. Miami on Feb. 21 and at Charlotte on Feb. 22
* Notes: Noah became just the sixth player in NBA history to register a 20-20-10+ blocks performance (since blocks became an official statistic in 1973-74. He is the first to do so since Shawn Bradley in 1998 and the only player in NBA history to do so while shooting 65 percent or better from the field.
» Top 10 ranks (season): Offensive rebounds per game (No. 3), triple-doubles (No. 4), rebounds per game (No. 4), offensive rebounds (No. 4), total rebounds (No. 6), defensive rebounds per game (No. 6), blocks and blocks per game (No. 6), defensive rebounds (No. 7), minutes per game (No. 7), double-doubles (No. 8)

F CHANDLER PARSONS, Houston Rockets: GP/GS (11/11), MIN (37.5), PPG (17.0), RPG (5.2), APG (4.5), SPG (0.9), BPG (0.5), TPG (2.6), FPG (2.1), A/TO (1.7)
» Shooting: FG% (.497), 3P% (.388), FT% (.565)
» Highlights: Double-double; 24 points, 10 rebounds, four assists vs. Charlotte on Feb. 2; 21 points, eight rebounds, nine assists at Golden State on Feb. 12
» Top 10 ranks (season): Minutes played (No. 9)

PF UDONIS HASLEM, Miami Heat: GP/GS (12/12), MIN (28.3), PPG (4.1), RPG (5.3), APG (0.5), SPG (0.3), BPG (0.2), TPG (0.0), FPG (2.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.600), 3P% (.000), FT% (.700)
» Highlights: Nine points, 13 rebounds vs. Houston on Feb. 6

G BRADLEY BEAL*, Washington Wizards: GP/GS (8/7), MIN (34.8), PPG (17.5), RPG (5.1), APG (2.3), SPG (1.3), BPG (0.8), TPG (1.6), FPG (2.3), A/TO (1.4)
» Shooting: FG% (.481), 3P% (.424), FT% (.828)
» Highlights: Double-double; career-high 28 points, four rebounds, two assists, two blocks, two steals at Milwaukee on Feb. 11; 25 points, four rebounds vs. Toronto on Feb. 19; 17 points, career-high 12 rebounds, four assists, two blocks, two steals vs. Denver on Feb. 22

RESERVES (4)
F COREY BREWER, Denver Nuggets: GP/GS (12/2), MIN (25.2), PPG (12.3), RPG (2.1), APG (1.6), SPG (1.5), BPG (0.2), TPG (1.5), FPG (2.3), A/TO (1.1)
» Shooting: FG% (.417), 3P% (.174), FT% (.763)
» Highlights: 20 points, four rebounds vs. Milwaukee on Feb. 5
» Top 10 ranks (season): Steals per turnover (No. 8)

C MARREESE SPEIGHTS, Cleveland Cavaliers: GP/GS (12/0), MIN (21.4), PPG (11.9), RPG (6.6), APG (0.9), SPG (0.2), BPG (0.8), TPG (1.1), FPG (1.9), A/TO (0.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.411), 3P% (.200), FT% (.816)
» Highlights: Two double-doubles (back-to-back); 21 points, 10 rebounds, thre assists vs. Oklahoma City on Feb. 2; 11 points, 10 rebounds vs. Charlotte on Feb. 6
Offensive rebounds per 48 minutes (No. 9)

G/F MIKE MILLER, Miami Heat: GP/GS (1/0), MIN (23.0), PPG (0.0), RPG (4.0), APG (0.0), SPG (0.0), BPG (0.0), TPG (0.0), FPG (0.0), A/TO (0.0)
» Shooting: FG% (.000), 3P% (.000), FT% (.000)
» Highlights: Four rebounds vs. L.A. Clippers on Feb. 8

F MATT BONNER, San Antonio Spurs: GP/GS (10/0), MIN (16.2), PPG (4.0), RPG (1.5), APG (0.6), SPG (0.2), BPG (0.5), TPG (0.2), FPG (1.6), A/TO (3.0)
» Shooting: FG% (.486), 3P% (.353), FT% (.000)
» Highlights: 11 points, two assists at Brooklyn on Feb. 10

* Rookie

One Comment

  1. tguygator says:

    All of those Gators gave us such joy — I will always support and follow them. Go Gators,

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