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Sam Bowie

Samuel Paul Bowie

Position: Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 7-1 ▪ Weight: 235 lbs.
Born: March 17, 1961 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania
High School: Lebanon in Lebanon, Pennsylvania
College: University of Kentucky
Draft: Portland Trail Blazers, 1st round (2nd pick, 2nd overall), 1984 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 27, 1984

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Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 76 62 2216 299 557 .537 0 0 299 557 .537 160 225 .711 207 449 656 215 55 203 172 278 758
1985-86 24 POR NBA C 38 34 1132 167 345 .484 0 0 167 345 .484 114 161 .708 93 234 327 99 21 96 88 142 448
1986-87 25 POR NBA C 5 5 163 30 66 .455 0 0 30 66 .455 20 30 .667 14 19 33 9 1 10 15 19 80
1987-88 26 Did Not Play (injury—leg)
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 20 0 412 69 153 .451 5 7 .714 64 146 .438 28 49 .571 36 70 106 36 7 33 33 43 171
1989-90 28 NJN NBA C 68 54 2207 347 834 .416 10 31 .323 337 803 .420 294 379 .776 206 484 690 91 38 121 125 211 998
1990-91 29 NJN NBA C 62 51 1916 314 723 .434 4 22 .182 310 701 .442 169 231 .732 176 304 480 147 43 90 141 175 801
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 71 61 2179 421 947 .445 8 25 .320 413 922 .448 212 280 .757 203 375 578 186 41 120 150 212 1062
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 79 65 2092 287 638 .450 2 6 .333 285 632 .451 141 181 .779 158 398 556 127 32 128 120 226 717
1993-94 32 LAL NBA C 25 7 556 75 172 .436 1 4 .250 74 168 .440 72 83 .867 27 104 131 47 4 28 43 65 223
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 67 10 1225 118 267 .442 2 11 .182 116 256 .453 68 89 .764 72 216 288 118 21 80 91 182 306
Career NBA 511 349 14098 2127 4702 .452 32 106 .302 2095 4596 .456 1278 1708 .748 1192 2653 3845 1075 263 909 978 1553 5564
4 seasons NJN NBA 280 231 8394 1369 3142 .436 24 84 .286 1345 3058 .440 816 1071 .762 743 1561 2304 551 154 459 536 824 3578
4 seasons POR NBA 139 101 3923 565 1121 .504 5 7 .714 560 1114 .503 322 465 .692 350 772 1122 359 84 342 308 482 1457
2 seasons LAL NBA 92 17 1781 193 439 .440 3 15 .200 190 424 .448 140 172 .814 99 320 419 165 25 108 134 247 529

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 76 62 29.2 3.9 7.3 .537 0.0 0.0 3.9 7.3 .537 2.1 3.0 .711 2.7 5.9 8.6 2.8 0.7 2.7 2.3 3.7 10.0
1985-86 24 POR NBA C 38 34 29.8 4.4 9.1 .484 0.0 0.0 4.4 9.1 .484 3.0 4.2 .708 2.4 6.2 8.6 2.6 0.6 2.5 2.3 3.7 11.8
1986-87 25 POR NBA C 5 5 32.6 6.0 13.2 .455 0.0 0.0 6.0 13.2 .455 4.0 6.0 .667 2.8 3.8 6.6 1.8 0.2 2.0 3.0 3.8 16.0
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 20 0 20.6 3.5 7.7 .451 0.3 0.4 .714 3.2 7.3 .438 1.4 2.5 .571 1.8 3.5 5.3 1.8 0.4 1.7 1.7 2.2 8.6
1989-90 28 NJN NBA C 68 54 32.5 5.1 12.3 .416 0.1 0.5 .323 5.0 11.8 .420 4.3 5.6 .776 3.0 7.1 10.1 1.3 0.6 1.8 1.8 3.1 14.7
1990-91 29 NJN NBA C 62 51 30.9 5.1 11.7 .434 0.1 0.4 .182 5.0 11.3 .442 2.7 3.7 .732 2.8 4.9 7.7 2.4 0.7 1.5 2.3 2.8 12.9
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 71 61 30.7 5.9 13.3 .445 0.1 0.4 .320 5.8 13.0 .448 3.0 3.9 .757 2.9 5.3 8.1 2.6 0.6 1.7 2.1 3.0 15.0
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 79 65 26.5 3.6 8.1 .450 0.0 0.1 .333 3.6 8.0 .451 1.8 2.3 .779 2.0 5.0 7.0 1.6 0.4 1.6 1.5 2.9 9.1
1993-94 32 LAL NBA C 25 7 22.2 3.0 6.9 .436 0.0 0.2 .250 3.0 6.7 .440 2.9 3.3 .867 1.1 4.2 5.2 1.9 0.2 1.1 1.7 2.6 8.9
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 67 10 18.3 1.8 4.0 .442 0.0 0.2 .182 1.7 3.8 .453 1.0 1.3 .764 1.1 3.2 4.3 1.8 0.3 1.2 1.4 2.7 4.6
Career NBA 511 349 27.6 4.2 9.2 .452 0.1 0.2 .302 4.1 9.0 .456 2.5 3.3 .748 2.3 5.2 7.5 2.1 0.5 1.8 1.9 3.0 10.9
4 seasons NJN NBA 280 231 30.0 4.9 11.2 .436 0.1 0.3 .286 4.8 10.9 .440 2.9 3.8 .762 2.7 5.6 8.2 2.0 0.6 1.6 1.9 2.9 12.8
4 seasons POR NBA 139 101 28.2 4.1 8.1 .504 0.0 0.1 .714 4.0 8.0 .503 2.3 3.3 .692 2.5 5.6 8.1 2.6 0.6 2.5 2.2 3.5 10.5
2 seasons LAL NBA 92 17 19.4 2.1 4.8 .440 0.0 0.2 .200 2.1 4.6 .448 1.5 1.9 .814 1.1 3.5 4.6 1.8 0.3 1.2 1.5 2.7 5.8

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 76 62 2216 4.9 9.0 .537 0.0 0.0 4.9 9.0 .537 2.6 3.7 .711 3.4 7.3 10.7 3.5 0.9 3.3 2.8 4.5 12.3
1985-86 24 POR NBA C 38 34 1132 5.3 11.0 .484 0.0 0.0 5.3 11.0 .484 3.6 5.1 .708 3.0 7.4 10.4 3.1 0.7 3.1 2.8 4.5 14.2
1986-87 25 POR NBA C 5 5 163 6.6 14.6 .455 0.0 0.0 6.6 14.6 .455 4.4 6.6 .667 3.1 4.2 7.3 2.0 0.2 2.2 3.3 4.2 17.7
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 20 0 412 6.0 13.4 .451 0.4 0.6 .714 5.6 12.8 .438 2.4 4.3 .571 3.1 6.1 9.3 3.1 0.6 2.9 2.9 3.8 14.9
1989-90 28 NJN NBA C 68 54 2207 5.7 13.6 .416 0.2 0.5 .323 5.5 13.1 .420 4.8 6.2 .776 3.4 7.9 11.3 1.5 0.6 2.0 2.0 3.4 16.3
1990-91 29 NJN NBA C 62 51 1916 5.9 13.6 .434 0.1 0.4 .182 5.8 13.2 .442 3.2 4.3 .732 3.3 5.7 9.0 2.8 0.8 1.7 2.6 3.3 15.1
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 71 61 2179 7.0 15.6 .445 0.1 0.4 .320 6.8 15.2 .448 3.5 4.6 .757 3.4 6.2 9.5 3.1 0.7 2.0 2.5 3.5 17.5
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 79 65 2092 4.9 11.0 .450 0.0 0.1 .333 4.9 10.9 .451 2.4 3.1 .779 2.7 6.8 9.6 2.2 0.6 2.2 2.1 3.9 12.3
1993-94 32 LAL NBA C 25 7 556 4.9 11.1 .436 0.1 0.3 .250 4.8 10.9 .440 4.7 5.4 .867 1.7 6.7 8.5 3.0 0.3 1.8 2.8 4.2 14.4
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 67 10 1225 3.5 7.8 .442 0.1 0.3 .182 3.4 7.5 .453 2.0 2.6 .764 2.1 6.3 8.5 3.5 0.6 2.4 2.7 5.3 9.0
Career NBA 511 349 14098 5.4 12.0 .452 0.1 0.3 .302 5.3 11.7 .456 3.3 4.4 .748 3.0 6.8 9.8 2.7 0.7 2.3 2.5 4.0 14.2
4 seasons NJN NBA 280 231 8394 5.9 13.5 .436 0.1 0.4 .286 5.8 13.1 .440 3.5 4.6 .762 3.2 6.7 9.9 2.4 0.7 2.0 2.3 3.5 15.3
4 seasons POR NBA 139 101 3923 5.2 10.3 .504 0.0 0.1 .714 5.1 10.2 .503 3.0 4.3 .692 3.2 7.1 10.3 3.3 0.8 3.1 2.8 4.4 13.4
2 seasons LAL NBA 92 17 1781 3.9 8.9 .440 0.1 0.3 .200 3.8 8.6 .448 2.8 3.5 .814 2.0 6.5 8.5 3.3 0.5 2.2 2.7 5.0 10.7

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 76 62 2216 6.3 11.7 .537 0.0 0.0 6.3 11.7 .537 3.3 4.7 .711 4.3 9.4 13.7 4.5 1.2 4.2 3.6 5.8 15.9
1985-86 24 POR NBA C 38 34 1132 6.8 14.0 .484 0.0 0.0 6.8 14.0 .484 4.6 6.5 .708 3.8 9.5 13.3 4.0 0.9 3.9 3.6 5.8 18.2
1986-87 25 POR NBA C 5 5 163 8.4 18.5 .455 0.0 0.0 8.4 18.5 .455 5.6 8.4 .667 3.9 5.3 9.3 2.5 0.3 2.8 4.2 5.3 22.4
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 20 0 412 7.7 17.2 .451 0.6 0.8 .714 7.2 16.4 .438 3.1 5.5 .571 4.0 7.8 11.9 4.0 0.8 3.7 3.7 4.8 19.2
1989-90 28 NJN NBA C 68 54 2207 7.6 18.3 .416 0.2 0.7 .323 7.4 17.6 .420 6.4 8.3 .776 4.5 10.6 15.1 2.0 0.8 2.7 2.7 4.6 21.9
1990-91 29 NJN NBA C 62 51 1916 7.9 18.2 .434 0.1 0.6 .182 7.8 17.7 .442 4.3 5.8 .732 4.4 7.7 12.1 3.7 1.1 2.3 3.6 4.4 20.2
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 71 61 2179 9.5 21.3 .445 0.2 0.6 .320 9.3 20.7 .448 4.8 6.3 .757 4.6 8.4 13.0 4.2 0.9 2.7 3.4 4.8 23.9
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 79 65 2092 6.9 15.2 .450 0.0 0.1 .333 6.8 15.1 .451 3.4 4.3 .779 3.8 9.5 13.3 3.0 0.8 3.1 2.9 5.4 17.1
1993-94 32 LAL NBA C 25 7 556 6.8 15.6 .436 0.1 0.4 .250 6.7 15.2 .440 6.5 7.5 .867 2.4 9.4 11.8 4.3 0.4 2.5 3.9 5.9 20.2
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 67 10 1225 4.9 11.0 .442 0.1 0.5 .182 4.8 10.5 .453 2.8 3.7 .764 3.0 8.9 11.9 4.9 0.9 3.3 3.7 7.5 12.6
Career NBA 511 349 14098 7.3 16.1 .452 0.1 0.4 .302 7.2 15.7 .456 4.4 5.9 .748 4.1 9.1 13.2 3.7 0.9 3.1 3.4 5.3 19.1
4 seasons NJN NBA 280 231 8394 8.0 18.3 .436 0.1 0.5 .286 7.8 17.8 .440 4.8 6.2 .762 4.3 9.1 13.4 3.2 0.9 2.7 3.1 4.8 20.9
4 seasons POR NBA 139 101 3923 6.7 13.2 .504 0.1 0.1 .714 6.6 13.1 .503 3.8 5.5 .692 4.1 9.1 13.2 4.2 1.0 4.0 3.6 5.7 17.2
2 seasons LAL NBA 92 17 1781 5.5 12.4 .440 0.1 0.4 .200 5.4 12.0 .448 4.0 4.9 .814 2.8 9.1 11.9 4.7 0.7 3.1 3.8 7.0 15.0

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 76 2216 15.7 .578 .537 .404 .000 10.5 22.6 16.6 12.2 1.2 5.0 20.8 14.8 110 103 2.2 3.5 5.7 .123
1985-86 24 POR NBA C 38 1132 15.2 .539 .484 .467 .000 9.3 23.5 16.4 11.5 0.9 4.8 17.5 17.6 106 105 0.9 1.5 2.4 .100
1986-87 25 POR NBA C 5 163 11.8 .505 .455 .455 .000 9.8 12.8 11.3 7.5 0.3 3.4 15.9 22.7 99 110 0.0 0.1 0.1 .034
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 20 412 13.7 .490 .467 .320 .046 9.2 19.1 14.0 11.4 0.8 4.7 15.9 19.4 100 106 0.0 0.5 0.5 .063
1989-90 28 NJN NBA C 68 2207 16.2 .499 .422 .454 .037 9.3 24.9 16.6 6.4 0.8 3.3 11.1 20.5 107 106 1.9 2.8 4.7 .103
1990-91 29 NJN NBA C 62 1916 14.1 .486 .437 .320 .030 9.3 17.3 13.1 11.4 1.1 2.8 14.6 20.3 101 107 0.4 2.2 2.6 .066
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 71 2179 16.4 .496 .449 .296 .026 9.5 18.9 14.0 12.5 0.9 3.3 12.3 22.5 107 108 2.2 2.4 4.6 .101
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 79 2092 13.2 .500 .451 .284 .009 8.2 20.9 14.5 8.8 0.8 3.8 14.3 16.8 104 103 0.9 3.3 4.3 .098
1993-94 32 LAL NBA C 25 556 13.6 .535 .439 .483 .023 5.1 21.2 12.8 12.1 0.4 3.2 17.1 19.1 104 108 0.4 0.4 0.8 .073
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 67 1225 10.4 .500 .446 .333 .041 6.5 19.5 13.0 13.2 0.9 4.5 22.9 14.0 97 107 -0.3 1.4 1.1 .044
Career NBA 511 14098 14.6 .510 .456 .363 .023 9.0 20.9 14.8 10.7 0.9 3.8 15.2 18.5 105 106 8.7 18.2 26.9 .091
4 seasons NJN NBA 280 8394 15.0 .495 .440 .341 .027 9.1 20.6 14.6 9.7 0.9 3.3 12.9 20.0 105 106 5.4 10.7 16.2 .093
4 seasons POR NBA 139 3923 15.2 .550 .506 .415 .006 10.0 22.1 16.0 11.7 1.0 4.9 18.9 16.4 107 104 3.1 5.6 8.7 .106
2 seasons LAL NBA 92 1781 11.4 .514 .443 .392 .034 6.0 20.0 12.9 12.9 0.7 4.1 20.7 15.6 100 108 0.1 1.8 2.0 .053

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 9 9 259 26 59 .441 0 0 26 59 .441 14 25 .560 16 60 76 21 4 21 12 36 66
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 3 1 67 12 28 .429 1 2 .500 11 26 .423 6 8 .750 10 10 20 3 0 7 3 8 31
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 4 4 112 14 33 .424 1 2 .500 13 31 .419 8 12 .667 8 11 19 9 3 3 5 19 37
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 3 3 71 4 9 .444 0 0 4 9 .444 2 2 1.000 2 10 12 2 6 1 4 9 10
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 10 0 135 8 30 .267 0 0 8 30 .267 5 5 1.000 13 20 33 3 1 9 6 25 21
Career NBA 29 17 644 64 159 .403 2 4 .500 62 155 .400 35 52 .673 49 111 160 38 14 41 30 97 165
2 seasons POR NBA 12 10 326 38 87 .437 1 2 .500 37 85 .435 20 33 .606 26 70 96 24 4 28 15 44 97
1 season LAL NBA 10 0 135 8 30 .267 0 0 8 30 .267 5 5 1.000 13 20 33 3 1 9 6 25 21
2 seasons NJN NBA 7 7 183 18 42 .429 1 2 .500 17 40 .425 10 14 .714 10 21 31 11 9 4 9 28 47

Playoffs Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 9 9 28.8 2.9 6.6 .441 0.0 0.0 2.9 6.6 .441 1.6 2.8 .560 1.8 6.7 8.4 2.3 0.4 2.3 1.3 4.0 7.3
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 3 1 22.3 4.0 9.3 .429 0.3 0.7 .500 3.7 8.7 .423 2.0 2.7 .750 3.3 3.3 6.7 1.0 0.0 2.3 1.0 2.7 10.3
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 4 4 28.0 3.5 8.3 .424 0.3 0.5 .500 3.3 7.8 .419 2.0 3.0 .667 2.0 2.8 4.8 2.3 0.8 0.8 1.3 4.8 9.3
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 3 3 23.7 1.3 3.0 .444 0.0 0.0 1.3 3.0 .444 0.7 0.7 1.000 0.7 3.3 4.0 0.7 2.0 0.3 1.3 3.0 3.3
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 10 0 13.5 0.8 3.0 .267 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.0 .267 0.5 0.5 1.000 1.3 2.0 3.3 0.3 0.1 0.9 0.6 2.5 2.1
Career NBA 29 17 22.2 2.2 5.5 .403 0.1 0.1 .500 2.1 5.3 .400 1.2 1.8 .673 1.7 3.8 5.5 1.3 0.5 1.4 1.0 3.3 5.7
2 seasons POR NBA 12 10 27.2 3.2 7.3 .437 0.1 0.2 .500 3.1 7.1 .435 1.7 2.8 .606 2.2 5.8 8.0 2.0 0.3 2.3 1.3 3.7 8.1
1 season LAL NBA 10 0 13.5 0.8 3.0 .267 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.0 .267 0.5 0.5 1.000 1.3 2.0 3.3 0.3 0.1 0.9 0.6 2.5 2.1
2 seasons NJN NBA 7 7 26.1 2.6 6.0 .429 0.1 0.3 .500 2.4 5.7 .425 1.4 2.0 .714 1.4 3.0 4.4 1.6 1.3 0.6 1.3 4.0 6.7

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 9 9 259 3.6 8.2 .441 0.0 0.0 3.6 8.2 .441 1.9 3.5 .560 2.2 8.3 10.6 2.9 0.6 2.9 1.7 5.0 9.2
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 3 1 67 6.4 15.0 .429 0.5 1.1 .500 5.9 14.0 .423 3.2 4.3 .750 5.4 5.4 10.7 1.6 0.0 3.8 1.6 4.3 16.7
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 4 4 112 4.5 10.6 .424 0.3 0.6 .500 4.2 10.0 .419 2.6 3.9 .667 2.6 3.5 6.1 2.9 1.0 1.0 1.6 6.1 11.9
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 3 3 71 2.0 4.6 .444 0.0 0.0 2.0 4.6 .444 1.0 1.0 1.000 1.0 5.1 6.1 1.0 3.0 0.5 2.0 4.6 5.1
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 10 0 135 2.1 8.0 .267 0.0 0.0 2.1 8.0 .267 1.3 1.3 1.000 3.5 5.3 8.8 0.8 0.3 2.4 1.6 6.7 5.6
Career NBA 29 17 644 3.6 8.9 .403 0.1 0.2 .500 3.5 8.7 .400 2.0 2.9 .673 2.7 6.2 8.9 2.1 0.8 2.3 1.7 5.4 9.2
2 seasons POR NBA 12 10 326 4.2 9.6 .437 0.1 0.2 .500 4.1 9.4 .435 2.2 3.6 .606 2.9 7.7 10.6 2.7 0.4 3.1 1.7 4.9 10.7
1 season LAL NBA 10 0 135 2.1 8.0 .267 0.0 0.0 2.1 8.0 .267 1.3 1.3 1.000 3.5 5.3 8.8 0.8 0.3 2.4 1.6 6.7 5.6
2 seasons NJN NBA 7 7 183 3.5 8.3 .429 0.2 0.4 .500 3.3 7.9 .425 2.0 2.8 .714 2.0 4.1 6.1 2.2 1.8 0.8 1.8 5.5 9.2

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 9 9 259 4.7 10.6 .441 0.0 0.0 4.7 10.6 .441 2.5 4.5 .560 2.9 10.8 13.7 3.8 0.7 3.8 2.2 6.5 11.9
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 3 1 67 8.8 20.6 .429 0.7 1.5 .500 8.1 19.1 .423 4.4 5.9 .750 7.4 7.4 14.7 2.2 0.0 5.1 2.2 5.9 22.8
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 4 4 112 6.2 14.6 .424 0.4 0.9 .500 5.7 13.7 .419 3.5 5.3 .667 3.5 4.9 8.4 4.0 1.3 1.3 2.2 8.4 16.4
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 3 3 71 2.9 6.6 .444 0.0 0.0 2.9 6.6 .444 1.5 1.5 1.000 1.5 7.4 8.8 1.5 4.4 0.7 2.9 6.6 7.4
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 10 0 135 3.2 12.1 .267 0.0 0.0 3.2 12.1 .267 2.0 2.0 1.000 5.2 8.1 13.3 1.2 0.4 3.6 2.4 10.1 8.5
Career NBA 29 17 644 4.9 12.2 .403 0.2 0.3 .500 4.8 11.9 .400 2.7 4.0 .673 3.8 8.5 12.3 2.9 1.1 3.1 2.3 7.5 12.7
2 seasons POR NBA 12 10 326 5.5 12.6 .437 0.1 0.3 .500 5.3 12.3 .435 2.9 4.8 .606 3.8 10.1 13.9 3.5 0.6 4.0 2.2 6.4 14.0
1 season LAL NBA 10 0 135 3.2 12.1 .267 0.0 0.0 3.2 12.1 .267 2.0 2.0 1.000 5.2 8.1 13.3 1.2 0.4 3.6 2.4 10.1 8.5
2 seasons NJN NBA 7 7 183 5.0 11.6 .429 0.3 0.6 .500 4.7 11.0 .425 2.8 3.9 .714 2.8 5.8 8.6 3.0 2.5 1.1 2.5 7.7 13.0

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1984-85 23 POR NBA C 9 259 11.0 .471 .441 .424 .000 6.4 26.1 15.8 9.4 0.7 4.7 14.6 12.3 102 112 0.0 0.2 0.2 .039
1988-89 27 POR NBA C 3 67 17.2 .492 .446 .286 .071 14.7 18.9 16.5 6.3 0.0 7.1 8.7 20.9 111 120 0.1 0.0 0.1 .052
1991-92 30 NJN NBA C 4 112 9.9 .483 .439 .364 .061 7.0 11.5 9.0 10.7 1.3 1.7 11.6 15.8 104 116 0.0 0.1 0.1 .031
1992-93 31 NJN NBA C 3 71 7.5 .506 .444 .222 .000 3.4 16.4 10.0 3.9 4.4 0.9 28.8 8.9 83 100 -0.1 0.1 0.1 .054
1994-95 33 LAL NBA C 10 135 5.0 .326 .267 .167 .000 10.9 17.7 14.2 3.7 0.4 4.9 15.7 13.2 79 106 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.009
Career NBA 29 644 9.8 .454 .409 .327 .025 8.0 20.0 13.7 7.5 1.1 4.0 14.2 13.6 98 111 -0.2 0.6 0.4 .031
2 seasons POR NBA 12 326 12.3 .478 .443 .379 .023 8.1 24.6 16.0 8.8 0.6 5.2 12.9 14.1 105 114 0.1 0.2 0.3 .042
1 season LAL NBA 10 135 5.0 .326 .267 .167 .000 10.9 17.7 14.2 3.7 0.4 4.9 15.7 13.2 79 106 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.009
2 seasons NJN NBA 7 183 8.9 .488 .440 .333 .048 5.6 13.4 9.4 8.1 2.5 1.4 15.7 13.1 99 110 0.0 0.2 0.2 .040

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 10 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Sam Bowie 5.7 4.7 4.6 4.3 2.6 2.4 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.1
Matt Geiger 93.5 5.9 4.7 4.5 4.3 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.2 0.7 -0.1
Steve Johnson 88.3 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.4 3.1 2.4 1.7 1.3 0.2 0.0
Kelvin Cato 87.8 5.3 4.6 4.3 4.2 3.8 2.7 1.7 1.6 0.3 0.1
Kevin Duckworth 87.2 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.3 3.3 2.5 0.8 0.0 -0.1 -0.5
Jack Nichols 85.9 6.7 4.4 4.3 4.1 2.5 1.6 1.0 0.3
Will Perdue 85.0 4.7 4.7 4.4 3.4 2.5 2.5 2.3 0.5 0.2 -0.1
Lloyd Neal 84.0 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.3 2.9 1.8 -0.1
Benoit Benjamin 83.8 5.4 5.1 4.1 4.0 3.0 2.2 2.2 2.0 1.1 0.9
Herb Williams 83.1 6.2 4.7 4.6 3.5 2.8 2.2 2.2 1.8 1.7 1.4
Andrew Lang 82.6 5.7 4.9 3.7 3.0 2.9 2.3 1.9 1.7 1.4 0.7
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Sam Bowie 5.7 4.7 4.6 4.3 2.6 2.4 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.1
Matt Geiger 93.5 5.9 4.7 4.5 4.3 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.2 0.7 -0.1
Steve Johnson 88.3 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.4 3.1 2.4 1.7 1.3 0.2 0.0
Kelvin Cato 87.8 5.3 4.6 4.3 4.2 3.8 2.7 1.7 1.6 0.3 0.1
Kevin Duckworth 86.7 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.3 3.3 2.5 0.8 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.5
Jack Nichols 85.9 6.7 4.4 4.3 4.1 2.5 1.6 1.0 0.3
Lloyd Neal 84.0 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.3 2.9 1.8 -0.1
Will Perdue 83.7 4.7 4.7 4.4 3.4 2.5 2.5 2.3 1.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.5
Connie Simmons 82.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 3.3 2.6 2.5 2.4 1.1 0.1
John Gianelli 82.2 5.5 4.4 3.6 3.2 3.0 2.5 1.2 -0.4
Andrew Lang 81.5 5.7 4.9 3.7 3.0 2.9 2.3 1.9 1.7 1.4 0.7 0.4 -0.1

College

Light text indicates college freshman or JV participant
Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1979-80 18 KENTUCKY 34 886 165 311 110 144 276 26 12 73 80 110 440 .531 .764 26.1 12.9 8.1 0.8
1980-81 19 KENTUCKY 28 895 185 356 118 164 254 39 16 80 51 80 488 .520 .720 32.0 17.4 9.1 1.4
1983-84 22 KENTUCKY 34 980 133 258 91 126 313 66 22 65 99 92 357 .516 .722 28.8 10.5 9.2 1.9
Career 96 2761 483 925 319 434 843 131 50 218 230 282 1285 .522 .735 28.8 13.4 8.8 1.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1979 McDonald's All American
1980-81 NCAA AP All-America (3rd)
1983-84 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)
1984-85 NBA All-Rookie (1st)

Blocks
1984-85 NBA 203 (3)
Career NBA 909 (98)
Career 909 (100)

Blocks Per Game
1984-85 NBA 2.7 (3)

Defensive Rebound Pct
1989-90 NBA 24.9 (4)

Block Pct
1984-85 NBA 5.0 (4)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.001 (626)

NBA Elo Player Rating
444th (overall) as of Jul 29, 2014, 6:17PM

 

Transactions

June 5, 1981: Traded by the Indiana Pacers (as a future 1984 1st round draft pick) to the Portland Trail Blazers for Tom Owens.

June 19, 1984: Drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1984 NBA Draft.

June 24, 1989: Traded by the Portland Trail Blazers with a 1989 1st round draft pick (Mookie Blaylock was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets for Buck Williams.

June 21, 1993: Traded by the New Jersey Nets with a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Toby Bailey was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for Benoit Benjamin.

September 29, 1995: Retired from the Los Angeles Lakers.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Portland Trail Blazers NBA $400,000
1987-88 Portland Trail Blazers NBA $1,055,000
1988-89 Portland Trail Blazers NBA $1,080,000
1990-91 New Jersey Nets NBA $2,000,000
1991-92 New Jersey Nets NBA $2,000,000
1992-93 New Jersey Nets NBA $2,600,000
1993-94 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $3,200,000
1994-95 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $3,200,000
Career (may be incomplete) $15,535,000

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