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Jacob Calvin Meyer

Jacob Calvin Meyer is a sports reporter for The Washington Times, covering the Washington Nationals and whatever else is needed. Before starting at the Times in October 2021, he covered a little bit of everything for the Baltimore Sun Media Group, including sports, education and COVID-19. While he grew up near Baltimore, he made his roots in Pennsylvania, graduating from Waynesburg University in 2017 and starting his career with the Observer-Reporter and York Dispatch newspapers. He can be reached at

Articles by Jacob Calvin Meyer

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell (45) smiles during overtime of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

NBA teams scoring at record rate through first three months of season

The average NBA team in 2012-13 scored 98.1 points per game. Since then, that number has steadily increased, now at a staggering 113.7 points per game as of Tuesday afternoon -- the highest in a single season since the NBA-ABA merger in 1976. Published January 3, 2023