Boilers In The NBA

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A quick look at how the five former Boilermakers currently playing in the NBA have fared this season.

2011 NBA world champion and former Purdue intern Brian Cardinal has played in 38 games this season for Dallas, helping the Mavericks to the sixth-seed in the West if the playoffs were to start on Tuesday.

Cardinal had three points and two boards in a loss to the Clippers on Monday, and owns averages of 1.1 points and 0.8 rebounds per game this season as a glue guy for the surging Mavs.

JaJuan Johnson has seen time in 29 games for the Boston Celtics, averaging 3.4 points and 1.5 boards each time out.

The Indianapolis native, who had two rebounds in Sunday's win over the Heat, will be back in Nap Town on Saturday along with E'Twaun Moore and the rest of the Celtics to take on the Pacers at 7 p.m. ET.

Moore has played in 30 games for the C's, who own a one-game lead on Philadelphia in the Atlantic Division. The East Chicago, Ind., native is averaging 2.6 points and 0.8 assists on the season.

Carl Landry has played in 28 games in his first full season in New Orleans, making eight starts. He is averaging 12.5 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.

In his last two games, Landry has averaged 22.0 points and 7.5 boards, while shooting .581 (18-31) from the floor.

The elder statesman of Boilermakers in the league, Brad Miller has played in 11 games for the Minnesota Timberwolves, averaging 1.9 points and 1.2 assists. In Monday night's loss to Sacramento, Miller went for 11 points and six assists, canning three of his four shots from outside the arc.

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