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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 champion and former Purdue intern Brian Cardinal has played in 40 games this season for Dallas, helping the Mavs to the sixth seed in the West if the playoffs were to start Friday.

Cardinal owns averages of 1.0 points and 0.8 rebounds per game this season as a glue guy for the Mavericks.

JaJuan Johnson has seen time in 30 games for the Boston Celtics, averaging 3.3 points and 1.4 rebounds each time out. Johnson and fellow Boilermaker E'Twaun Moore, who has averaged 2.5 points and 0.8 assists in 31 games this season, have helped the C's to the lead in the Atlantic Division and the fourth seed in the East as of Friday morning.

Carl Landry has played in 33 games in his first full season in New Orleans, making eight starts. He is averaging 12.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.

Landry had 20 points and 11 rebounds, to go along with five assists, on Monday in a narrow loss to the Clippers.

The elder statesman of Boilermakers in the league, Brad Miller has played in 12 games for the Minnesota Timberwolves, earning one start. Miller is averaging 2.0 points and 1.3 assists per game for the season.

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