For the second time in his NBA career, Jrue Holiday averaged 19 points, five rebounds, seven assists and one steal per game in a season. His exact per-game stats were 19.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, 7.4 assists, and 1.2 steals per contest in 67 games in 2022-23.
In 2018-19, Holiday, then a member of the New Orleans Pelicans, averaged 21.2 points, five rebounds, 7.7 assists, and 1.6 steals, the first time he achieved these stats. He played 67 games that season.
By reaching the 19-5-7-1 mark this season for the second time in his career, Holiday joined a rare group of players who have achieved those numbers in multiple seasons, per Stathead (subscription required).
LeBron James tops the group with 12 seasons with those 19-5-7-1 stats. He is followed by James Harden with nine.
Here are the eight players in NBA history who have had two or more seasons with 19 points, five rebounds, seven assists and one steal per game in a season (minimum of 41 games played in a season to qualify).
Bucks’ Jrue Holiday joins rare company with several stats in 2022-23
Players with the most 19-5-7-1 seasons in the NBA:
5-Magic Johnson, Nikola Jokic
Holiday was one of five players to reach these numbers in the just-concluded 2022-23 season. The others: Ja Morant, Jokic, Harden, and Doncic. There have been 22 players in NBA history to reach these stats; it has been done a total of 62 times. In addition to the eight players listed above who did it at least twice in their careers, there are 14 players who have done it once in their career.
Holiday was one of the oldest to reach these numbers
Holiday was also the first Milwaukee Bucks player to reach these numbers in a season. He became the sixth player age 32 or older to reach these stats in a season. Holiday, who turns 33 on June 12, joined LeBron James (he has done it five times), Larry Bird and James Harden (who have each done it twice), and Kyle Lowry and Russell Westbrook (who each did it once in their careers) at age 32 or older.
One last stat: Only 11 players have achieved 19 points, five rebounds, seven assists, and one steal per game in a playoff season (minimum of 10 playoff games played in that season). The 10 (with the number of playoff seasons they achieved these numbers): Larry Bird (two), Clyde Drexler (three), James Harden (three), LeBron James (nine), Magic Johnson (four), Nikola Jokic (one), Michael Jordan (two), Jason Kidd (two), Gary Payton (one), Isiah Thomas (one) and Russell Westbrook (two).
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