Former Florida Gators in the NBA: March 2013

By Adam Silverstein
April 4, 2013

Now five 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 fifth 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 (16/16), MIN (38.4), PPG (19.0), RPG (10.9), APG (3.2), SPG (1.6), BPG (0.9), TPG (2.1), FPG (1.9), A/TO (1.6)
» Shooting: FG% (.519), 3P% (.667), FT% (.732)
» Highlights: 11 double-doubles (10 in an 11-game stretch, five 20-10 games); career-high two threes at Phoenix on March 1; 21 points, 12 rebounds, six assists vs. Philadelphia on March 6; 22 points, 13 rebounds, five assists at Boston on March 8; 26 points, 15 rebounds vs. Milwaukee on March 20
» Top 10 ranks (season): Double-doubles (No. 4), total efficiency points (No. 7), efficiency ranking (No. 8), defensive rebounds and defensive rebounds per game (No. 8), field goals made (No. 9), total rebounds (No. 9), rebounds per game (No. 10)

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

STARTERS (5)
F/C DAVID LEE, Golden State Warriors: GP/GS (15/15), MIN (34.9), PPG (16.5), RPG (11.5), APG (3.7), SPG (0.6), BPG (0.3), TPG (2.5), FPG (2.9), A/TO (1.5)
» Shooting: FG% (.510), 3P% (.000), FT% (.792)
» Highlights: 12 double-doubles (four-straight, six-straight, six 20-10 games); 29 points, 11 rebounds, five assists vs. Toronto on March 4; 21 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists vs. New York on March 11
» Top 10 ranks (season): Double-doubles (No. 1), defensive rebounds per game (No. 2), defensive rebounds (No. 3), total rebounds (No. 4), total efficiency points and efficiency ranking (No. 5), rebounds per game (No. 6), efficiency ranking per 48 minutes (No. 8), triple-doubles (No. 9), defensive rebounds per 48 minutes (No. 9)

C JOAKIM NOAH, Chicago Bulls: GP/GS (9/9), MIN (33.4), PPG (13.8), RPG (11.4), APG (3.6), SPG (0.6), BPG (2.1), TPG (2.3), FPG (3.2), A/TO (1.6)
» Shooting: FG% (.568), 3P% (.000), FT% (.941)
» Highlights: Five double-doubles (one 20-10 game); 21 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, four blocks, two steals vs. Brooklyn on March 2; 14 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, seven blocks vs. Denver on March 18
» Top 10 ranks (season): Offensive rebounds per game (No. 1), rebounds per game (No. 4), triple-doubles (No. 5), offensive rebounds (No. 5), blocks per game (No. 6), defensive rebounds per game (No. 7), blocks (No. 7), total rebounds (No. 10)
» Notes: Noah missed the final five games of the month with plantar fasciitis.

F CHANDLER PARSONS, Houston Rockets: GP/GS (14/14), MIN (35.8), PPG (16.8), RPG (4.3), APG (2.5), SPG (0.6), BPG (0.6), TPG (1.3), FPG (1.6), A/TO (1.9)
» Shooting: FG% (.489), 3P% (.436), FT% (.750)
» Highlights: Four-straight 20+ point games; career-high 32 points, three rebounds, three assists vs. Dallas on March 3; 26 points, three rebounds, three assists at Golden State on March 8; 20 points, eight rebounds, two assists vs. San Antonio on March 24

PF UDONIS HASLEM, Miami Heat: GP/GS (18/18), MIN (17.6), PPG (3.4), RPG (4.9), APG (0.6), SPG (0.1), BPG (0.2), TPG (0.4), FPG (1.9)
» Shooting: FG% (.519), 3P% (.000), FT% (.750)
» Highlights: Six points, 11 rebounds vs. Atlanta on March 12; six points, 10 rebounds, two assists, one block at Orlando on March 25

RESERVES (5)
G BRADLEY BEAL*, Washington Wizards: GP/GS (6/2), MIN (27.7), PPG (15.2), RPG (5.0), APG (2.5), SPG (0.3), BPG (0.5), TPG (2.2), FPG (2.7), A/TO (1.1)
» Shooting: FG% (.479), 3P% (.536), FT% (.727)
» Highlights: Double-double; career-high 29 points, 11 rebounds, two assists vs. New York on March 1; 24 points, two rebounds, four assists vs. Toronto on March 31
» Notes: Beal missed 11 games in March with two ankle injuries.

F COREY BREWER, Denver Nuggets: GP/GS (15/0), MIN (24.5), PPG (13.1), RPG (2.2), APG (1.7), SPG (2.3), BPG (0.3), TPG (1.7), FPG (2.3), A/TO (1.0)
» Shooting: FG% (.454), 3P% (.273), FT% (.730)
» Highlights: Three 20+ point games; career-high 29 points, five steals vs. Philadelphia on March 21; 22 points, four rebounds, three assists, two steals vs. Atlanta on March 4
» Top 10 ranks (season): Steals per 48 minutes (No. 5), steals per turnover (No. 9)

C MARREESE SPEIGHTS, Cleveland Cavaliers: GP/GS (14/1), MIN (17.6), PPG (9.5), RPG (4.2), APG (0.6), SPG (0.4), BPG (0.9), TPG (1.3), FPG (2.7), A/TO (0.5)
» Shooting: FG% (.482), 3P% (.000), FT% (.750)
» Highlights: 23 points, eight rebounds vs. New York on March 4; 19 points, seven rebounds, four blocks at San Antonio on March 16

G/F MIKE MILLER, Miami Heat: GP/GS (11/4), MIN (10.3), PPG (2.8), RPG (1.8), APG (1.5), SPG (0.3), BPG (0.1), TPG (0.4), FPG (1.1), A/TO (3.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.367), 3P% (.333), FT% (.500)
» Highlights: 12 points, three rebounds, five assists at San Antonio on March 31
» Notes: Did not play in seven games.

F MATT BONNER, San Antonio Spurs: GP/GS (10/1), MIN (11.0), PPG (3.6), RPG (1.2), APG (0.5), SPG (0.1), BPG (0.3), TPG (0.3), FPG (0.6), A/TO (1.7)
» Shooting: FG% (.500), 3P% (.500), FT% (1.000)
» Highlights: 13 points, two assists vs. Sacramento on March 1
» Notes: Bonner did not play in four games.

* Rookie

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