NBA Teams With Three 20-PPG Scorers

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Post#41 » by MrCheerios » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:31 pm

Joshyjess wrote:And don't forget, Hayward is around 17 a game. If he hand't broken his hand and missed a lot of time, he might also be over 20 a game.

If he had been healthy the entire time wouldn't that take points away from others though? Lou Will and Harrell get more shots when Kawhi takes games off, for instance.
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Post#42 » by zzaj » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:49 pm

I do find it interesting that Warriors teams make up half the occurrences...
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Post#44 » by Fencer reregistered » Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:05 am

1970 Lakers

West 31.2 ppg, 74 games
Wilt 27.3 ppg, 12 games
Baylor 24.0 ppg, 54 games
Hairston 20.6 ppg, 55 games

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Post#45 » by ClipsFanSince98 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:06 am

Clippers have 4 guys at 19.5 or higher, although Morris being counted is cheap considering he's only been here 3 games. All year long pretty much Clippers have had 4 19+ ppg scorers.
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Post#46 » by ClipsFanSince98 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:07 am

Dupp wrote:Initial thought was you missed the clippers but Lou is at 19.5 and Morris is at 19. Close to 4 but not quite 3.


Morris is 19.6. Harrell was recently above 19, but fell out with his scoring inconsistency the last month.

This Celtics trio combines for 65 ish ppg. The Clippers trio (taking out Morris) combines for 68+.
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Post#48 » by Joshyjess » Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:13 am

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Joshyjess wrote:And don't forget, Hayward is around 17 a game. If he hand't broken his hand and missed a lot of time, he might also be over 20 a game.

If he had been healthy the entire time wouldn't that take points away from others though? Lou Will and Harrell get more shots when Kawhi takes games off, for instance.

That definitely could have happened (most likely it would have been Brown who would have had less usage), but to be honest, this team seems to thrive on trying to help each other succeed (kind of like the anti-2019 team). There is still quite a bit of the season left, and so it's still possible that Hayward could up his average to 20 ppg (and hopefully not take away from any of the others), but I wouldn't be surprised if Hayward keeps focusing more on being a facilitator for the others, and only scores a lot when it seems necessary. Would be pretty cool, if they could get four guys over 20 ppg though.
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Post#49 » by Dupp » Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:45 am

ClipsFanSince98 wrote:
Dupp wrote:Initial thought was you missed the clippers but Lou is at 19.5 and Morris is at 19. Close to 4 but not quite 3.


Morris is 19.6. Harrell was recently above 19, but fell out with his scoring inconsistency the last month.

This Celtics trio combines for 65 ish ppg. The Clippers trio (taking out Morris) combines for 68+.



I’m counting his season stats not his three games as a clipper


5 guys who are essentially 20ppg guys or more is scary though.
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Post#50 » by Pennebaker » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:01 am

hickfromfrenchlick wrote:1966-67 Celtics: Jones 22.1 Havlicek 21.4 Howell 20.0
1986-87 Sonics: Ellis 24.9 Chambers 23.3 McDaniel 23.0
1987-88 Sonics: Ellis 25.8 McDaniel 21.4 Chambers 20.4
1990-91 Warriors: Mullin 25.7 Richmond 23.9 Hardaway 22.9
2007-08 Warriors: Davis 21.8 Ellis 20.2 Jackson 20.1
2013-14 Kings: Cousins 22.7 Thomas 20.3 Gay 20.1
2016-17 Warriors: Curry 25.3 Durant 25.1 Thompson 22.3
2017-18 Warriors: Curry 26.4 Durant 26.4 Thompson 20.0
2018-19 Warriors: Curry 27.3 Durant 26.0 Thompson 21.5
2019-20 Celtics: Tatum 22.4 Walker 21.8 Brown 20.2 ?????????

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I saw the thread title and immediately thought of Mullin, Richmond and Hardaway.

Younger fans may not appreciate the sensation that they were in the early 90s, but that was the cool team to like.
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Post#51 » by YogurtProducer » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:07 am

Joshyjess wrote:And don't forget, Hayward is around 17 a game. If he hand't broken his hand and missed a lot of time, he might also be over 20 a game.

That makes no sense.

If he played more games one of the top 3 probably has les than 20
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Post#52 » by Phreak50 » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:14 am

The whole 'no team has ever/since' is terrible reporting and headlining since eras simply shouldn't be compared.
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Post#53 » by Sofia » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:15 am

Dupp wrote:Initial thought was you missed the clippers but Lou is at 19.5 and Morris is at 19. Close to 4 but not quite 3.

Montrez at 18.8 too
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Post#54 » by Fencer reregistered » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:16 am

SkyHookFTW wrote:1883 Sixers were so very close, Moses 24.5, Dr. J. 21.7, Andrew Toney 19.7.


They might have made it if Toney's shots didn't bounce back out of the peach baskets.
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Post#55 » by Joshyjess » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:54 am

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Joshyjess wrote:And don't forget, Hayward is around 17 a game. If he hand't broken his hand and missed a lot of time, he might also be over 20 a game.

That makes no sense.

If he played more games one of the top 3 probably has les than 20

More often than not, Hayward plays a lot with the bench players (normally, he starts, then sits down about half-way through the first, then comes back in to help the bench players). Him playing more most likely would have meant less playing time for Ojeyele or Green. I don't think it would have affected any of the other main guys that much.
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Post#56 » by scrabbarista » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:22 am

hickfromfrenchlick wrote:1966-67 Celtics: Jones 22.1 Havlicek 21.4 Howell 20.0
1986-87 Sonics: Ellis 24.9 Chambers 23.3 McDaniel 23.0
1987-88 Sonics: Ellis 25.8 McDaniel 21.4 Chambers 20.4
1990-91 Warriors: Mullin 25.7 Richmond 23.9 Hardaway 22.9
2007-08 Warriors: Davis 21.8 Ellis 20.2 Jackson 20.1
2013-14 Kings: Cousins 22.7 Thomas 20.3 Gay 20.1
2016-17 Warriors: Curry 25.3 Durant 25.1 Thompson 22.3
2017-18 Warriors: Curry 26.4 Durant 26.4 Thompson 20.0
2018-19 Warriors: Curry 27.3 Durant 26.0 Thompson 21.5
2019-20 Celtics: Tatum 22.4 Walker 21.8 Brown 20.2 ?????????

Am I missing any?

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In my opinion, the 2014 Kings, 2017 Warriors, 2018 Warriors, and potentially the 2020 Celtics should be disqualified. The former three all had a player in their trio who only played between 51 and 62 games. The 2018 Warriors are extra super dubious, as the three players played 51, 68, and 73 games, and Klay Thompson (73 games) averaged exactly 20.0 ppg. Rudy Gay only played 55 games for the 2014 Kings and averaged 20.1 ppg. Fewer games played for one or more of the players makes this feat much, much easier to accomplish, as players can build up their averages while their teammates are sidelined. Jaylen Brown is on pace for a tic under 67 games. I think 68 games played for all three players is a good arbitrary cut-off (decided before I checked Brown's games played, of course). Curry played 69 last season, meaning the 2019 Warriors would just barely make the cut in my formulation. The 1981, 1982, and 1983 Denver Nuggets each accomplished the feat - with only David Thompson (77 in 1981) playing fewer than 80 games over that stretch. Pretty insane!

PS Pretty awesome, too, that Don Nelson coached the 1991 and the 2008 Warriors! How 'bout that!
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Post#57 » by YogurtProducer » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:33 pm

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Joshyjess wrote:And don't forget, Hayward is around 17 a game. If he hand't broken his hand and missed a lot of time, he might also be over 20 a game.

That makes no sense.

If he played more games one of the top 3 probably has les than 20

More often than not, Hayward plays a lot with the bench players (normally, he starts, then sits down about half-way through the first, then comes back in to help the bench players). Him playing more most likely would have meant less playing time for Ojeyele or Green. I don't think it would have affected any of the other main guys that much.


It definitely would have. No matter how you slice it he shares the court with Tatum and Brown and he either wouldn’t get the touches to do it or he would take touches away from other guys.

It’s simply just how it works. Him missing time has boosted other guys stats... not somehow made them worse
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Post#58 » by Hoop Hunter » Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:22 pm

8 in double figures.

TJ Warren 18.5
Damontis Sabonis 18.32
Malcolm Brogdon 16.6
Jeremy Lamb 12.96
Myles Turner 11.9
Victor Oladipo 11.18
Doug McDermott 10.4
Aarron Holiday 9.99

Justin Holiday 8.37
TJ McConnell 6.8
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Post#59 » by Cipoteman » Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:47 am

Ah, yeah, forgot about the 1980's Nuggets. Also it wouldn't surprise me if we would be missing any other team coached by Don Nelson or George Karl

1979-80 -> I won't count it cause English and Thompson missed a lot of games

1980-81
Thompson 25.5
English 23.8
Issel 21.9

1981-82
Issel 27.0
Thompson 26.2 (61 gms)
English 24.9
Vandeweghe 22.8
Robisch 20.2 (32 gms)

1982-83:
English 28.4
Vandeweghe 26.7
Issel 21.6
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Post#60 » by IrishRainbow » Yesterday 7:13 am

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Cipoteman wrote:Milwaukee Bucks 2002

Ray Allen - 21.4 PPG
Big Dog - 21.0 PPG
Sam Cassell - 20.4 PPG


That trio was vicious.
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