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# What is the average number of turnovers in an NBA game?

## What is the average number of turnovers in an NBA game?

Twenty-odd turnovers may not seem like a lot of turnovers because it is a lot of turnovers considering that NBA teams average between 13-14 turnovers per game.

## Who is averaging the most turnovers in the NBA?

Russell Westbrook
NBA Basketball Player Stats – Turnovers

Rank Player Value
1 Russell Westbrook 4.72
2 Luka Doncic 4.29
3 Trae Young 4.11
4 James Harden 3.83

Who has most turnovers per game?

LeBron James

Rank Player Turnovers per game average
1 LeBron James^ 3.51
2 Karl Malone* 3.07
3 John Stockton* 2.82
4 Kobe Bryant* 2.98

### How do you calculate turnovers per game?

A statistic in basketball which measures the average number of turnovers per game of a given player. This measure is calculated by dividing the total number of turnovers a player commits in a game by the number of games played.

### How many turnovers did Michael Jordan average?

Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James: Regular season stats

Jordan Per Game LeBron
0.8 Blocks 0.7
2.7 Turnovers 3.5
38.3 Minutes 38.2
49.7 Field goal % 50.4

Which NBA player has least turnovers?

25 players are tied for the fewest career turnovers with 0 turnovers. The first three are Greg Whittington, Devon Dotson and Malik Fitts.

## Are turnovers good in basketball?

When you watch a basketball game, you will often hear the commentators talk about turnovers and how the team with the lowest number has a better chance of winning the game. Turnovers are usually very bad in any sport, not just basketball and in many cases can end up costing a team the game.

## How is turnover percentage calculated basketball?

Turnover Percentage is defined by basketball-reference as an “estimate of turnovers per 100 plays.” The formula is 100 * TOV / (FGA + 0.44 * FTA + TOV).

Who averages most points per game NBA?

Wilt Chamberlain holds the all-time records for total points scored (4,029) and points per game (50.4) in a season; both records were achieved in the 1961–62 season. He also holds the rookie records for points per game when he averaged 37.6 points in the 1959–60 season.

### What NBA team has the most points?

On December 13, 1983, the Detroit Pistons set the NBA record for most points scored in a game by a team when they scored 186 points in a triple OT game vs the Denver Nuggets. The Pistons won the game, 186-184, in triple OT. That game also set the NBA record for most points scored in a game by both teams (370).

### Who has the most points in NBA history?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has scored the most points in NBA history. This chart provides leading statistics on National Basketball Association players’ total number of career regular season points scored. Jan 14 2020

What is the most points in NBA history?

The player with the highest number of points scored in NBA history is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with 38,387 total points scored. The record for total number of points scored in a single season belongs to Wilt Chamberlain at 4,029 points.