Those familiar with this space know we geek out over charges. While we're still waiting for it to become an official NBA statistic, we like to keep an eye on unofficial charge numbers. With help from Synergy Sports, which takes into account charge-like offensive fouls committed away from the ball, here's a look at Boston's preseason charge leaders (both in taken and committed):
PRESEASON CHARGES TAKEN
4: Paul Pierce.
2: Jared Sullinger, Jeff Green, Jason Collins.
1: Kevin Garnett, Courtney Lee, Fab Melo, Brandon Bass, Micah Downs.
Total charges drawn: 15
PRESEASON CHARGES COMMITTED
4: Sullinger, Darko Milicic.
2: Lee, Bass, Collins.
1: Green, Melo, Pierce, Kris Joseph, Dionte Christmas.
Total charges committed: 19