NBA: Chris Paul gets 15 assists, Phoenix handles New Orleans

Game recap
Devin Booker scored 33 points, Bismack Biyombo had 16 points, as Phoenix Suns defeated New Orleans Pelicans, 123-110, on Jan 5, 2022. Jonas Valanciunas scored 25 points for New Orleans Pelicans.
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New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Devonte Graham 36 1 6 0 1 28
Jonas Valanciunas 35 16 2 0 0 25
Brandon Ingram 33 6 5 1 0 16
Josh Hart 37 11 5 0 0 15
Herbert Jones 34 4 5 1 2 9
Jaxson Hayes 13 2 0 1 0 5
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 15 0 3 1 0 5
Jose Alvarado 10 0 0 2 0 4
Garrett Temple 20 5 1 0 0 3
Gary Clark 7 3 1 1 0 0
Team 240 48 28 7 3 110
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Phoenix Suns

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Devin Booker 32 9 4 0 0 33
Mikal Bridges 42 2 0 1 1 23
Cameron Johnson 35 6 0 2 0 18
Bismack Biyombo 29 6 3 2 3 16
Jalen Smith 16 5 1 0 1 12
Chris Paul 35 5 15 0 0 11
Cameron Payne 21 2 5 0 0 4
Ishmail Wainright 8 2 2 1 0 3
Elfrid Payton 12 3 2 1 0 3
Justin Jackson 8 2 0 0 0 0
Team 240 42 32 7 5 123

New Orleans Pelicans Vs Phoenix Suns

Game notes

Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas scored 20 points or more for the 16th time in 35 NBA games this season. He has done it 6 times on the road, and 10 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 39. He recorded it on a November 30, 2021 game against LA Clippers (104-123 win).

Jonas Valanciunas grabbed 15 rebounds or more for the 5th time in 35 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 23. He recorded it on a October 26, 2021 game against Minnesota Timberwolves (98-107 win).

Devonte Graham

Devonte Graham

Devonte Graham scored 28 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 16 points scored in a November 04, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (112-99 loss). He scored 20 points or more 6 times this season in NBA games.

Devonte Graham made 5 three-points or more for the 3th time in 35 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 8. He recorded it on a December 18, 2021 game against Milwaukee Bucks (116-112 win).

Josh Hart

Josh Hart

Josh Hart scored 10 points or more for the 21th time in 30 NBA games this season. He has done it 10 times on the road, and 11 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a December 27, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (117-112 loss).

Josh Hart grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 6th time in 30 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 15. He recorded it on a December 18, 2021 game against Milwaukee Bucks (116-112 win).

Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram scored 10 points or more for the 27th time in 29 NBA games this season. He has done it 14 times on the road, and 13 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 40. He recorded it on a December 06, 2021 game against Houston Rockets (118-108 loss).

Devin Booker

Devin Booker

Devin Booker scored 30 points or more for the 9th time in 30 NBA games this season. He has done it 4 times on the road, and 5 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 38. He recorded it on a December 30, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (115-97 win).

Bismack Biyombo

Bismack Biyombo

Bismack Biyombo scored 16 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 11 points scored in a January 03, 2022 game against Charlotte Hornets (99-133 win). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Chris Paul

Chris Paul

Chris Paul scored 10 points or more for the 30th time in 37 NBA games this season. He has done it 14 times on the road, and 16 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 24. He recorded it on a December 15, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (107-111 win).

Chris Paul had 15 assists or more for the 3th time in 37 NBA games this season. His season-high in assists is 18. He recorded it on a November 03, 2021 game against New Orleans Pelicans (112-100 win).

Mikal Bridges

Mikal Bridges

Mikal Bridges scored 23 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 22 points scored in a November 03, 2021 game against New Orleans Pelicans (112-100 win). He scored 20 points or more 3 times this season in NBA games.

Mikal Bridges made 5 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA). His previous record was 3 three-points made in a January 03, 2022 game against Charlotte Hornets (99-133 win). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Cameron Johnson

Cameron Johnson

Cameron Johnson scored 10 points or more for the 26th time in 37 NBA games this season. He has done it 11 times on the road, and 15 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 22. He recorded it on a November 22, 2021 game against Denver Nuggets (126-97 win).

Cameron Johnson made 5 three-points or more for the 2th time in 37 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 5. He recorded it on a December 24, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (113-101 win).

Jalen Smith

Jalen Smith

Jalen Smith scored 10 points or more for the 5th time in 16 NBA games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 19. He recorded it on a December 31, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (123-108 loss).

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994