Former Florida Gators in the NBA: 2013-14 regular season marks and 2014 Playoffs preview

With the 2013-14 NBA regular season concluding on Wednesday, 10 of the 12 former Florida Gators basketball players in the league advanced to the 2014 NBA Playoffs and saw their campaign continue.

Former Gators are represented on eight of the 16 playoff teams with nine total players active for the playoffs (four starters, five reserves).

OnlyGators.com has checked and re-checked the box scores to bring you a summary of what these Florida players accomplished throughout the entire 2013-14 season and can look ahead to in the NBA Playoffs.

* Players names highlighted in orange have advanced to the 2014 NBA Playoffs.

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
C JOAKIM NOAH, Chicago Bulls: GP/GS (80/80), MIN (35.2), PPG (12.6), RPG (11.3), APG (5.4), SPG (1.2), BPG (1.5), TPG (2.4), FPG (3.1), A/TO (2.3)
» Shooting: FG% (.475), 3P% (.000), FT% (.737)
» Highlights: Four triple-doubles, 47 double-doubles
» Top 25 ranks (season): Triple-doubles (No. 2), total rebounds (No. 4), offensive rebounds (No. 4), offensive rebounds per game (No. 4), double-doubles (No. 5), defensive rebounds (No. 7), defensive rebounds per game (No. 8), total efficiency points (No. 8), blocks (No. 10), blocks per game (No. 12), efficiency ranking (No. 14), minutes played (No. 16), assists (No. 22), assists per game (No. 25)
» Career-highs (season): Games played (80), games started (80), minutes played (2,820), points (1,007, 12.6 per game), offensive rebounds (282), defensive rebounds (618), total rebounds (900, 11.3 per game), assists (431, 5.4 per game), steals (99, 1.2 per game), turnovers (194), fouls (245), field goals made (380), field goals attempted (800), free throws made (247), free throws attempted (335)
» Career-highs (game): Assists (14), minutes played (50)
» Notes: Noah became the fourth center in NBA history with four triple-doubles of points, rebounds and assists in a single season (Wilt Chamberlain, David Robinson, Bill Russell). He was the first Chicago player since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen (1992-93) to record four triple-doubles in a single season. Noah also competed in his second-straight NBA All-Star game, is a candidate for league MVP and is almost a sure-fire bet to receive a number of other honors.
» Playoffs: The Bulls are the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference and will take on the No. 5 Washington Wizards beginning on Sunday.



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

STARTERS (6)
F/C DAVID LEE, Golden State Warriors: GP/GS (69/67), MIN (33.2), PPG (18.2), RPG (9.3), APG (2.1), SPG (0.7), BPG (0.4), TPG (2.2), FPG (3.0), A/TO (1.0)
» Shooting: FG% (.523), 3P% (.000), FT% (.780)
» Highlights: 34 double-doubles (10-straight in December)
» Top 25 ranks (season): Defensive rebounds per game (No. 16), rebounds per game (No. 17), double-doubles (No. 17), field goal percentage (No. 18), efficiency ranking (No. 19), offensive rebounds per game (No. 22), total rebounds (No. 22)
» Playoffs: The Warriors are the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 3 Los Angeles Clippers beginning on Saturday.

F CHANDLER PARSONS, Houston Rockets: GP/GS (74/74), MIN (37.6), PPG (16.6), RPG (5.5), APG (4.0), SPG (1.2), BPG (0.4), TPG (1.9), FPG (2.3), A/TO (2.1)
» Shooting: FG% (.472), 3P% (.370), FT% (.742)
» Highlights: Seven double-doubles. Over a three-game stretch in January, Parsons scored 84 points, grabbed 24 boards and registered 12 assists including his career-best shooting performance when he went 10-for-14 from three for a career-high 34 points. Parsons also set an NBA record with 10 three-pointers in a single half on Jan. 24.
» Top 25 ranks (season): Minutes per game (No. 7), minutes played (No. 15)
» Career-highs (season): Minutes (2,783, 37.6 per game), points (1,226, 16.6 per game) field goals made (466, 6.3 per game), field goals attempted (987, 13.3 per game), free throws made (164, 2.2 per game), free throws attempted (221, 3.0 per game), free throw percentage (.742), defensive rebounds (340, 4.6 per game), rebounds (409, 5.5 per game), assists (298, 4.0 per game), steals (88, 1.2 per game), fouls (168, 2.3 per game), turnovers per game (1.9)
» Career-highs (game): Points (34), field goals attempted (24), three-point field goals made (10), three-point field goals attempted (14), free throws made (10), offensive rebounds (5), blocks (4), minutes played (50)
» Playoffs: The Rockets are the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 5 Portland Trailblazers beginning on Sunday.

G BRADLEY BEAL, Washington Wizards: GP/GS (73/73), MIN (34.7), PPG (17.1), RPG (3.7), APG (3.3), SPG (1.0), BPG (0.2), TPG (1.8), FPG (2.1), A/TO (1.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.419), 3P% (.402), FT% (.788)
» Highlights: Scored 17+ points in 10 of his first 12 games; posted a career-high 37 points on 15-of-24 shooting (5-of-7 from three); scored 25+ points nine times
» Top 25 ranks (season): Three-point field goal percentage (No. 22), field goal attempts (No. 24)
» Career-highs (season): Games played (72), games started (72), points (1,222, 17.0 per game), rebounds (266), offensive rebounds (54, 0.8 per game), defensive rebounds (212), assists (240, 3.3 per game), steals (69, 1.0 per game), turnovers (127, 1.8 per game), fouls (150, 2.1 per game), field goal percentage (.415), field goals made (471), field goals attempted (1,135), three-point field goal percentage (.399), three-point field goals made (135), three-point field goals attempted (338), free throws made (145), free throws attempted (185)
» Career-highs (game): Points (37), field goals made (15), field goals attempted (25), three-point field goals attempted (10), steals (4), minutes played (51)
» Playoffs: The Wizards are the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference and will take on the No. 4 Chicago Bulls beginning on Sunday.

F COREY BREWER, Minnesota Timberwolves: GP/GS (81/81), MIN (32.2), PPG (12.3), RPG (2.6), APG (1.7), SPG (1.9), BPG (0.4), TPG (1.3), FPG (2.6), A/TO (0.7)
» Shooting: FG% (.481), 3P% (.280), FT% (.718)
» Highlights: Brewer matched a school record for most points scored by a former Florida player in an NBA game with 51 (Vernon Maxwell) and in the process joined Rick Barry, Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson as the only four players in NBA history with 50+ points and 6+ steals in a single game. He hit 19-of-30 shots and 11-of-15 free throws in that contest on April 11 and even hit a halftime halfcourt buzzer-beater just for giggles.
» Top 25 ranks (season): Steals per turnover (No. 2), steals (No. 6), steals per game (No. 7)
» Career-highs (season): Minutes (2,610, 32.2 per game), steals (150, 1.9 per game), blocks (30, 0.4 per game),
» Career-highs (game): Points (51), field goals made (19), field goals attempted (30), free throws made (11), free throws attempted (15), minutes played (48)
» Playoffs: The Timberwolves did not advance to the NBA Playoffs, finishing the season ranked 10th in the Western Conference.

INJURED
C AL HORFORD, Atlanta Hawks: GP/GS (29/29), MIN (33.0), PPG (18.6), RPG (8.4), APG (2.6), SPG (0.9), BPG (1.5), TPG (2.2), FPG (1.9), A/TO (1.2)
» Shooting: FG% (.567), 3P% (.364), FT% (.682)
» Highlights: Horford posted nine double-doubles and scored in double digits in 27 of his 29 games including 13 contests with 20+ points. He went off for 34 points on 15-of-23 shooting with 15 boards on Dec. 13, 2013.
» Career-highs (season): Points per game (18.6), blocks per game (1.5), turnovers per game (2.21), field goal percentage (.567), three-point field goals made (4), three-point field goals attempted (11)
» Career-highs (game): Points (34), field goals made (15), field goals attempted (23)
» Notes: Horford was ruled out for the season with a torn pectoral before the start of the new year. It was the second time in the last three seasons he has torn his pectoral muscle, though he did return for limited playoff minutes in 2011-12.
» Playoffs: The Hawks are the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference and will take on the No. 3 Indiana Pacers beginning on Saturday.

RESERVES (6)
PF UDONIS HASLEM, Miami Heat: GP/GS (46/18), MIN (14.2), PPG (3.8), RPG (3.8), APG (0.3), SPG (0.2), BPG (0.3), TPG (0.5), FPG (1.7)
» Shooting: FG% (.507), 3P% (.000), FT% (.568)
» Highlights: Haslem missed most of the season with a variety of injuries but has played 14 of the last 17 games and started 12 of those contests. The 17 points he scored on March 28 were the most he’s posted in a regular-season game since Nov. 11, 2011.
» Playoffs: The Heat are the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference and will take on the No. 7 Charlotte Bobcats beginning on Sunday.

G/F MIKE MILLER, Memphis Grizzlies: GP/GS (82/4), MIN (20.8), PPG (7.1), RPG (2.5), APG (1.6), SPG (0.3), BPG (0.1), TPG (0.9), FPG (1.2), A/TO (1.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.481), 3P% (.459), FT% (.821)
» Highlights: Miller saw his most court time since the 2009-10 season. He scored a season-high 21 points in the second-to-last game of the regular season by hitting 8-of-11 shots (5-of-6 from downtown). Miller also posted 19 points three times this season.
» Top 25 ranks (season): Three-point field goal percentage (No. 2)
» Playoffs: The Grizzlies are the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 2 Oklahoma City Thunder beginning on Saturday.

PG NICK CALATHES*, Memphis Grizzlies: GP/GS (71/7), MIN (16.5), PPG (4.9), RPG (1.9), APG (2.9), SPG (0.9), BPG (0.1), TPG (1.4), FPG (1.6), A/TO (2.1)
» Shooting: FG% (.457), 3P% (.311), FT% (.611)
» Highlights: Calathes started seven-straight games to open February, posting a career-high 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting (4-of-5 from beyond the arc) in his first start. He averaged 14.7 points, 4.9 assists and 4.7 boards in those games. Calathes posted a career-best nine assists in just 19 minutes on March 11.
» Playoffs: The Grizzlies are the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 2 Oklahoma City Thunder beginning on Saturday.

C MARREESE SPEIGHTS, Golden State Warriors: GP/GS (79/3), MIN (12.4), PPG (6.4), RPG (3.7), APG (0.4), SPG (0.1), BPG (0.4), TPG (0.8), FPG (1.9), A/TO (0.5)
» Shooting: FG% (.441), 3P% (.258), FT% (.821)
» Highlights: Speights scored a career-high 32 points on 12-of-15 shooting with eight rebounds and three blocks against Philadelphia, his former team, on Feb. 10.
» Career-highs (season): Games played (79), three-point field goals made (8), three-point field goals attempted (31), free throw percentage (.821)
» Career-highs (game): Points (32), field goals made (12), three-point field goals made (1), three-point field goals attempted (2), offensive rebounds (8)
» Playoffs: The Warriors are the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 3 Los Angeles Clippers beginning on Saturday.

F MATT BONNER, San Antonio Spurs: GP/GS (61/0), MIN (11.3), PPG (3.2), RPG (2.1), APG (0.5), SPG (0.2), BPG (0.2), TPG (0.3), FPG (0.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.445), 3P% (.429), FT% (.750)
» Highlights: Bonner posted a double-double including season-highs of 13 points and 10 rebounds on March 14.
» Notes: He did not start a game for the first time since 2006-07.
» Playoffs: The Spurs are the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 8 Dallas Mavericks beginning on Sunday.

F ERIK MURPHY*, Utah Jazz: GP/GS (24/0), MIN (2.6), PPG (0.3), RPG (0.3), APG (0.1), BPG (0.2), TPG (0.1), FPG (0.3)
» Shooting: FG% (.231), 3P% (.000), FT% (.000)
» Notes: Murphy spent 94 percent of the season with Chicago, which selected him in the second round of the draft. Utah claimed him off waivers, but he did not play after being acquired. He topped out at five minutes and two points in individual games this season.
» Playoffs: The Jazz did not advance to the NBA Playoffs, finishing the season ranked 16th in the Western Conference.

* Rookie

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