Mar 3, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks forward Ivan Johnson (44) goes up for a shot over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison (4) during the second half at Philips Arena. The Hawks defeated the Thunder 97-90. Mandatory Credit: Josh D. Weiss-US PRESSWIRE

By The Numbers: Oklahoma City Thunder 90, Atlanta Hawks 97

Hawks Won Almost Every Category:

41: FG% of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

44: FG% of the Atlanta Hawks.

3: Number of three pointers Thunder made.

8: Number of three pointers Hawks made.

40: Number of rebounds for Thunder.

41: Number of rebounds for Hawks.

11: Number of assists Thunder had.

21: Number of assists Hawks had.

7: Steals for the Thunder.

9: Steals for the Hawks.

21: Total turnovers Thunder had.

14: Total turnovers Hawks had.

18: Bench points for Thunder.

22: Bench points for Hawks.

26: Points in the paint for Thunder.

42: Points in the paint for the Hawks.

2: Biggest lead for the Thunder.

11: Biggest lead for the Hawks.

90: Total points Thunder had.

97: Total points Hawks had.

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No Joe? No Horford? “No problem” says Josh Smith:

30: Points Josh Smith had the entire game.

13: Points Josh Smith had in the 4th quarter.

12: Rebounds Josh Smith had the entire game.

7: Rebounds Josh Smith had in the 4th quarter.

13: Free throw attempts for Josh Smith.

9: Free throws made for Josh Smith.

0: Reasonable excuses I can think of, of why Josh Smith isn’t an All-Star.

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Zaza Pachulia:

10: Points Zaza had entire game.

14: Rebounds Zaza had entire game.

4: Number of double-doubles Zaza has this season now.

6: Rebounds Zaza had in the 4th quarter.

5: Offensive rebounds Zaza had in the 4th quarter.

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Miscellaneous Hawks-related Numbers:

10: Points Kirk Hinrich scored.

2: Number of times this season Hinrich has scored in double digits.

16: Points Jeff Teague scored.

2: Amount of minutes Tracy McGrady played before getting injured.

20: Minutes Jerry Stackhouse played.

0: Points Jerry Stackhouse scored.

18,087: Final Attendance tally in Philips Arena.

5: Lead changes for the game.

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“The Dunk” by Josh Smith:

2: Number of times Josh Smith has dunked on Serge Ibaka in entire career. First one here. Latest one here.

0: Number of Atlanta Hawks dunks that will be better than this one (I hope I’m wrong though!).

0: Number of crazier reactions than the one Zaza had.

0: Number of Josh Smith dunks that I can think of that is better than this one.

6,2882,423: Number of times I will personally watch this video (exaggerated of course).

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Records/Standings/Streaks:

2: The Hawks current winning streak.

9: Number of games I predicted (click here) Hawks would win in month of March.

2: Number of games the Hawks have won so far in March.

10: Number of games I said Hawks would lose (click here) in month of March.

0: Number of games the Hawks have lost so far in March.

12-6: The Hawks current record at home (Philips Arena) this season.

22-15: The Atlanta Hawks’ record now.

6(th): Where the Hawks currently stand in the Eastern Conference.

3.0: Games ahead of the Boston Celtics (7th seed).

3.5: Games ahead of the New York Knicks (8th seed).

2.0: Games behind the Indiana Pacers (3rd seed).

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Next Game (@ Indiana Pacers):

23-12: Current record of the Indiana Pacers.

10-9: Current road record of the Atlanta Hawks.

11-4: Current home record of the Indiana Pacers.

1-1: The Hawks’ record against the Indiana Pacers.

87-97: The score of the last game (Hawks won).

2: Full rest days Hawks will get before facing the Pacers on Tuesday.

 

Tags: Atlanta Hawks By The Numbers Jeff Teague Jerry Stackhouse Josh Smith Kirk Hinrich Marvin Williams Oklahoma City Thunder Tracy McGrady Zaza Pachulia

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