Former Florida Gators in the NBA: April 2013

By Adam Silverstein
April 18, 2013

With the 2012-13 NBA regular season concluding on Wednesday, 10 former Florida Gators basketball players spread over nine teams participated in the sixth month of action (16 total days), many of whom had an impact on their respective team’s performances.

For the first time, OGGOA is 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 season.

* Players names highlighted in orange have advanced to the 2013 NBA Playoffs.

PLAYER OF THE MONTH
F/C DAVID LEE, Golden State Warriors: GP/GS (8/8), MIN (37.9), PPG (18.1), RPG (11.9), APG (2.1), SPG (1.0), BPG (0.5), TPG (2.0), FPG (2.5), A/TO (1.1)
» Shooting: FG% (.560), 3P% (.000), FT% (.742)
» Highlights: Seven double-doubles (four-straight); 23 points, 16 rebounds, four assists vs. New Orleans on April 3; 22 points, 14 rebounds, two assists at Phoenix on April 5
» Top 10 ranks (season): Double-doubles (No. 1); defensive rebounds per game (No. 2); defensive rebounds (No. 3); rebounds per game and total efficiency points (No. 4); total rebounds and efficiency ranking (No. 5); field goals made and efficiency ranking per 48 mins. (No. 9); triple-doubles and defensive rebounds per 48 mins. (No. 10)
» Playoffs: The Warriors are the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 3 Denver Nuggets beginning on Saturday.

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

STARTERS (6)
F/C AL HORFORD, Atlanta Hawks: GP/GS (5/5), MIN (35.0), PPG (15.4), RPG (9.8), APG (3.6), SPG (1.0), BPG (0.6), TPG (2.4), FPG (2.0), A/TO (1.5)
» Shooting: FG% (.500), 3P% (.000), FT% (.833)
» Highlights: Two double-doubles; 18 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, two blocks vs. Philadelphia on April 5; 18 points, 17 rebounds, six assists vs. Milwaukee on April 12
» Top 10 ranks (season): Double-doubles (No. 6); defensive rebounds per game (No. 7); rebounds per game, total efficiency points and efficiency ranking (No. 8); defensive rebounds (No. 9); field goal percentage (No. 10)
» Notes: Horford missed three games in order to rest for the playoffs.
» Playoffs: The Hawks are the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference and will take on the No. 3 Indiana Pacers beginning on Saturday.

C JOAKIM NOAH, Chicago Bulls: GP/GS (3/1), MIN (16.7), PPG (6.3), RPG (4.3), APG (1.3), SPG (0.7), BPG (0.3), TPG (1.3), FPG (1.7), A/TO (1.0)
» Shooting: FG% (.667), 3P% (.000), FT% (.583)
» Highlights: 13 points, seven rebounds, three assists at Detroit on April 7
» Top 10 ranks (season): Offensive rebounds per game (No. 3); triple-doubles (No. 5); blocks per game (No. 6); offensive rebounds (No. 8); blocks (No. 9)
» Notes: Noah missed eight more games plantar fasciitis.
» Playoffs: The Bulls are the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference and will take on the No. 4 Brooklyn Nets beginning on Saturday.

F CHANDLER PARSONS, Houston Rockets: GP/GS (4/4), MIN (38.0), PPG (22.3), RPG (4.5), APG (4.8), SPG (0.5), BPG (0.8), TPG (2.3), FPG (1.5), A/TO (2.1)
» Shooting: FG% (.625), 3P% (.450), FT% (.833)
» Highlights: 29 points, five rebounds, four assists at Sacramento on April 3; 24 points, four rebounds, seven assists at Phoenix on April 15; 23 points, four rebounds, three assists, buzzer-beater at L.A. Lakers on April 17
» Notes: Parsons missed five games with a calf strain.
» Playoffs: The Rockets are the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 1 Oklahoma City Thunder beginning on Sunday.


PF UDONIS HASLEM, Miami Heat: GP/GS (5/5), MIN (20.6), PPG (6.8), RPG (6.4), APG (0.0), SPG (0.4), BPG (0.6), TPG (1.2), FPG (1.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.517), 3P% (.000), FT% (1.000)
» Highlights: Double-double of 10 points, 15 rebounds vs. Milwaukee on April 9
» Notes: Haslem missed four games with an ankle injury.
» Playoffs: The Heat are the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and will take on the No. 8 Milwaukee Bucks beginning on Sunday.

G/F MIKE MILLER, Miami Heat: GP/GS (9/9), MIN (27.2), PPG (12.1), RPG (5.1), APG (3.7), SPG (0.7), BPG (0.2), TPG (1.9), FPG (1.4), A/TO (1.9)
» Shooting: FG% (.534), 3P% (.518), FT% (.667)
» Highlights: 18 points, eight rebounds, four assists, two blocks vs. New York on April 2; 26 points, five rebounds, four assists at Charlotte on April 5; 21 points, two rebounds, six assists vs. Orlando on April 17
» Playoffs: The Heat are the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and will take on the No. 8 Milwaukee Bucks beginning on Sunday.


RESERVES (4)
G BRADLEY BEAL*, Washington Wizards: GP/GS (1/0), MIN (28.0), PPG (8.0), RPG (5.0), APG (1.0), SPG (1.0), BPG (0.0), TPG (2.0), FPG (1.0), A/TO (1.0)
» Shooting: FG% (.273), 3P% (.250), FT% (.500)
» Notes: Beal was ruled out for the season and missed eight games with a leg injury.

F COREY BREWER, Denver Nuggets: GP/GS (8/0), MIN (28.5), PPG (15.1), RPG (3.0), APG (1.8), SPG (1.4), BPG (0.1), TPG (1.5), FPG (1.9), A/TO (0.9)
» Shooting: FG% (.390), 3P% (.313), FT% (.733)
» Highlights: 22 points, two rebounds, three assists vs. Houston on April 6; 28 points, three rebounds, two assists vs. San Antonio on April 10
» Top 10 ranks (season): Steals per 48 minutes (No. 5), steals per turnover (No. 9)
» Playoffs: The Nuggets are the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 6 Golden State Warriors beginning on Saturday.

C MARREESE SPEIGHTS, Cleveland Cavaliers: GP/GS (9/0), MIN (15.3), PPG (8.3), RPG (4.2), APG (1.0), SPG (0.4), BPG (0.3), TPG (1.1), FPG (2.4), A/TO (0.9)
» Shooting: FG% (.464), 3P% (.000), FT% (.917)
» Highlights: Double-double of 16 points, 10 rebounds vs. Brooklyn on April 3; 23 points, eight rebounds, two assists at Atlanta on April 1

F MATT BONNER, San Antonio Spurs: GP/GS (8/2), MIN (20.6), PPG (6.8), RPG (2.6), APG (0.9), SPG (0.3), BPG (1.0), TPG (0.5), FPG (2.5), A/TO (1.8)
» Shooting: FG% (.525), 3P% (.500), FT% (.750)
» Highlights: 13 points, four rebounds at Golden State on April 15
» Notes: Bonner did not play in one game.
» Playoffs: The Spurs are the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference and will take on the No. 8 Los Angeles Lakers beginning on Sunday.

* Rookie

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