The referees for this game were David Jones, Mike Callahan, and Leroy Richardson.
The referees for the Bulls/Celtics game were Leon Wood, Jason Phillips, and Brian Forte. The referees for the Heat/Nuggets game were Marc Davis, James Williams, and Sean Wright.
The duration of the Bulls/Celtics game was 2 hours, 21 minutes. The duration of the Heat/Nuggets game was 2 hours, 28 minutes.
After winning in this episode's matchup against the Heat, the Lakers are now 31-5 after eighteen games combined the past two seasons. (2008: 16-2; 2009: 15-3)
25 of Kobe Bryant's game high 33 points in the Heat/Lakers matchup were scored in the second half. 17 of those 25 were scored in the final quarter, including a game-winning three-point field goal as time expired.
The second game of this doubleheader was originally supposed to be the Phoenix Suns vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, before being switched to the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder due to flex scheduling.
A normally superb three-point-shooting team, the Boston Celtics only shot 1-for-15 from beyond the three-point-arc Friday in Game 1 of the doubleheader against Atlanta.
Kobe Bryant was held scoreless in the second half of his game against the Nuggets. It was the first time he had ever had a scoreless half since April 11, 2004.
The Cleveland Cavaliers shot themselves in the foot by turning the ball over more than the New York Knicks, 21-16. In Game 2 of this episode, the Trailblazers turned the ball over twelve times, and the Spurs turned it over nine times. The winning teams in both games of this episode had more turnovers than the losing team.
The Orlando Magic won this game despite head coach Stan Van Gundy playing only eight players.
With 21 points and 14 rebounds, Orlando Magic center, Dwight Howard, achieved his eleventh double-double of the season in only fifteen games for the Magic.