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Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report

THE FLATS Derrick Favors has massive night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Iman Shumpert returns after missing two games, and Thaddeus Young drops 22 points against the Washington Wizards That and more in this edition of the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Basketball Report.

Young had a big night against the Wizards adding four rebounds, three assists, and one steal to go along with his 22 points. Young’s big night helped seal a 119-112 win for the Pacers. For the season, he has averaged 12.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.

Shumpert has missed the Houston Rockets first two games after the All Star Break due to a knee strain but has been cleared to play on Monday night against the Atlanta Hawks. For the season, Shumpert is averaging 8.6 points per game, helping the Rockets sit in the fifth spot in the Western Conference.

Favors scored 24 points and added 11 rebounds to go along with two assists and three blocks in an overtime loss to the Thunder on Friday night. He has averaged a steady 11.2 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per contest. The Jazz are currently in the sixth spot in the West, winning six of their last 10 games.

Josh Okogie and the Minnesota Timberwolves are sitting as the 11th seed in the competitive Western Conference. In their last 10 games the Timberwolves have won four games. Among rookies Okogie ranks 14th in points (388) averaging 7.6 points per game. He also ranks 6th in steals, among rookies with a total of 51.

CBSSports.com reported before Christmas that Marcus Georges-Hunt underwent knee surgery and would miss extended playing time for the Maine Red Claws in the G League, though there has been very little reported about it. Georges-Hunt had averaged 13.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.7 steals over 36 minutes per game in nine games for the Red Claws.

PLAYERSEASON STATSTEAM RECORD
 DERRICK FAVORS, F
 Utah Jazz
Number:
15
NBA Experience: 
8 seasons
Years at Georgia Tech: 2009-10
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Status: ACTIVE
  12.7 ppg
7.2 rpg
1.4 bpg
57.4 FG%
  33-26 overall
6th – 9 GB
Streak: W 1
Last 10: 6-4
 MARCUS GEORGES-HUNT, F
 Maine Red Claws (G League)
Number:
13
NBA Experience: 
1 season
Years at Georgia Tech: 2012-16
Hometown: College Park, Ga.
Status: ACTIVE
 13.1 ppg
4.6 rpg
1.7 apg
43.8 FG%
 16-23 overall
12th – 8.5 GB
W 2
Last 10: 6-4
 JOSH OKOGIE, G
 Minnesota Timberwolves
Number:
20
NBA Experience: 
Rookie
Years at Georgia Tech: 2016-18
Hometown: Snellville, Ga.
Status: ACTIVE
 7.6 ppg
3.0 rpg
1.1 apg
37.1 FG%
 28-31 overall
11th – 14 GB
Streak: L 1
Last 10: 4-6
 IMAN SHUMPERT, G
 Houston Rockets
Number:
9
NBA Experience: 
7 seasons
Years at Georgia Tech: 2008-11
Hometown: Oak Park, Ill.
Status: ACTIVE
 8.6 ppg
3.0 rpg
2.1 apg
37.5 FG%
 34-25 overall
5th – 8 GB
Streak: W 1
Last 10: 5-5
 THADDEUS YOUNG, F
 Indiana Pacers
Number:
21
NBA Experience: 
11 seasons
Years at Georgia Tech: 2006-07
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
Status: ACTIVE
 12.7 ppg
6.4 rpg
2.2apg
53.1 FG%
 40-20 overall
3rd – 5.5 GB
Streak: W 2
Last 10: 8-2

 

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