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Bill Bradley

William Warren Bradley (Dollar Bill, The Secretary of State, Mr. President)

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 205 lbs.
Born: July 28, 1943 in Crystal City, Missouri
High School: Crystal City in Crystal City, Missouri
College: Princeton University
Draft: New York Knicks, 1965 NBA Draft (territorial selection)
NBA Debut: December 9, 1967
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1983 (Full List)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Dec 21, 2014 3:17 PM

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1967-68 24 NYK NBA SF 45 874 142 341 .416 142 341 .416 .416 76 104 .731 113 137 138 360
1968-69 25 NYK NBA SF 82 2413 407 948 .429 407 948 .429 .429 206 253 .814 350 302 295 1020
1969-70 26 NYK NBA SF 67 2098 413 897 .460 413 897 .460 .460 145 176 .824 239 268 219 971
1970-71 27 NYK NBA SF 78 2300 413 912 .453 413 912 .453 .453 144 175 .823 260 280 245 970
1971-72 28 NYK NBA SF 78 2780 504 1085 .465 504 1085 .465 .465 169 199 .849 250 315 254 1177
1972-73 ★ 29 NYK NBA SF 82 2998 575 1252 .459 575 1252 .459 .459 169 194 .871 301 367 273 1319
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 82 2813 502 1112 .451 502 1112 .451 .451 146 167 .874 59 194 253 242 42 21 278 1150
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 79 2787 452 1036 .436 452 1036 .436 .436 144 165 .873 65 186 251 247 74 18 283 1048
1975-76 32 NYK NBA SF 82 2709 392 906 .433 392 906 .433 .433 130 148 .878 47 187 234 247 68 18 256 914
1976-77 33 NYK NBA SF 67 1027 127 274 .464 127 274 .464 .464 34 42 .810 27 76 103 128 25 8 122 288
Career NBA 742 22799 3927 8763 .448 3927 8763 .448 .448 1363 1623 .840 198 643 2354 2533 209 65 2363 9217

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
1967-68 24 NYK NBA SF 45 19.4 3.2 7.6 .416 3.2 7.6 .416 1.7 2.3 .731 2.5 3.0 3.1 8.0
1968-69 25 NYK NBA SF 82 29.4 5.0 11.6 .429 5.0 11.6 .429 2.5 3.1 .814 4.3 3.7 3.6 12.4
1969-70 26 NYK NBA SF 67 31.3 6.2 13.4 .460 6.2 13.4 .460 2.2 2.6 .824 3.6 4.0 3.3 14.5
1970-71 27 NYK NBA SF 78 29.5 5.3 11.7 .453 5.3 11.7 .453 1.8 2.2 .823 3.3 3.6 3.1 12.4
1971-72 28 NYK NBA SF 78 35.6 6.5 13.9 .465 6.5 13.9 .465 2.2 2.6 .849 3.2 4.0 3.3 15.1
1972-73 ★ 29 NYK NBA SF 82 36.6 7.0 15.3 .459 7.0 15.3 .459 2.1 2.4 .871 3.7 4.5 3.3 16.1
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 82 34.3 6.1 13.6 .451 6.1 13.6 .451 1.8 2.0 .874 0.7 2.4 3.1 3.0 0.5 0.3 3.4 14.0
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 79 35.3 5.7 13.1 .436 5.7 13.1 .436 1.8 2.1 .873 0.8 2.4 3.2 3.1 0.9 0.2 3.6 13.3
1975-76 32 NYK NBA SF 82 33.0 4.8 11.0 .433 4.8 11.0 .433 1.6 1.8 .878 0.6 2.3 2.9 3.0 0.8 0.2 3.1 11.1
1976-77 33 NYK NBA SF 67 15.3 1.9 4.1 .464 1.9 4.1 .464 0.5 0.6 .810 0.4 1.1 1.5 1.9 0.4 0.1 1.8 4.3
Career NBA 742 30.7 5.3 11.8 .448 5.3 11.8 .448 1.8 2.2 .840 0.6 2.1 3.2 3.4 0.7 0.2 3.2 12.4

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
1967-68 24 NYK NBA SF 45 874 5.8 14.0 .416 5.8 14.0 .416 3.1 4.3 .731 4.7 5.6 5.7 14.8
1968-69 25 NYK NBA SF 82 2413 6.1 14.1 .429 6.1 14.1 .429 3.1 3.8 .814 5.2 4.5 4.4 15.2
1969-70 26 NYK NBA SF 67 2098 7.1 15.4 .460 7.1 15.4 .460 2.5 3.0 .824 4.1 4.6 3.8 16.7
1970-71 27 NYK NBA SF 78 2300 6.5 14.3 .453 6.5 14.3 .453 2.3 2.7 .823 4.1 4.4 3.8 15.2
1971-72 28 NYK NBA SF 78 2780 6.5 14.1 .465 6.5 14.1 .465 2.2 2.6 .849 3.2 4.1 3.3 15.2
1972-73 ★ 29 NYK NBA SF 82 2998 6.9 15.0 .459 6.9 15.0 .459 2.0 2.3 .871 3.6 4.4 3.3 15.8
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 82 2813 6.4 14.2 .451 6.4 14.2 .451 1.9 2.1 .874 0.8 2.5 3.2 3.1 0.5 0.3 3.6 14.7
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 79 2787 5.8 13.4 .436 5.8 13.4 .436 1.9 2.1 .873 0.8 2.4 3.2 3.2 1.0 0.2 3.7 13.5
1975-76 32 NYK NBA SF 82 2709 5.2 12.0 .433 5.2 12.0 .433 1.7 2.0 .878 0.6 2.5 3.1 3.3 0.9 0.2 3.4 12.1
1976-77 33 NYK NBA SF 67 1027 4.5 9.6 .464 4.5 9.6 .464 1.2 1.5 .810 0.9 2.7 3.6 4.5 0.9 0.3 4.3 10.1
Career NBA 742 22799 6.2 13.8 .448 6.2 13.8 .448 2.2 2.6 .840 0.8 2.5 3.7 4.0 0.8 0.3 3.7 14.6

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 ORtg DRtg
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 82 2813 8.3 18.3 .451 8.3 18.3 .451 2.4 2.8 .874 1.0 3.2 4.2 4.0 0.7 0.3 4.6 19.0 99
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 79 2787 7.5 17.3 .436 7.5 17.3 .436 2.4 2.8 .873 1.1 3.1 4.2 4.1 1.2 0.3 4.7 17.5 102
1975-76 32 NYK NBA SF 82 2709 6.7 15.4 .433 6.7 15.4 .433 2.2 2.5 .878 0.8 3.2 4.0 4.2 1.2 0.3 4.4 15.6 102
1976-77 33 NYK NBA SF 67 1027 5.5 11.8 .464 5.5 11.8 .464 1.5 1.8 .810 1.2 3.3 4.5 5.5 1.1 0.3 5.3 12.5 103
Career NBA 742 22799 7.3 16.4 .448 19.4 43.3 .448 6.7 8.0 .840 1.0 3.2 11.6 4.3 1.0 0.3 11.7 45.5 101

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1967-68 24 NYK NBA SF 45 874 11.7 .465 .305 20.5 0.2 0.8 1.1 .058
1968-69 25 NYK NBA SF 82 2413 13.1 .481 .267 16.9 1.9 2.7 4.7 .093
1969-70 26 NYK NBA SF 67 2098 13.7 .498 .196 16.7 1.6 3.3 4.9 .112
1970-71 27 NYK NBA SF 78 2300 13.3 .490 .192 5.2 16.5 1.8 3.6 5.4 .114
1971-72 28 NYK NBA SF 78 2780 12.9 .502 .183 4.4 16.0 2.7 2.8 5.4 .094
1972-73 ★ 29 NYK NBA SF 82 2998 13.8 .493 .155 5.0 16.8 2.9 4.1 7.0 .112
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 82 2813 11.1 .485 .150 2.2 7.2 4.7 12.3 0.7 0.4 1.6 2.6 4.2 .071 -1.5 -0.4 -2.0 0.0
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 79 2787 11.1 .473 .159 2.4 7.1 4.7 12.9 1.2 0.3 1.4 1.4 2.8 .048 -1.3 -0.7 -1.9 0.0
1975-76 32 NYK NBA SF 82 2709 10.2 .471 .163 1.8 7.2 4.4 12.6 1.2 0.4 1.0 1.5 2.5 .044 -1.7 -0.2 -1.9 0.1
1976-77 33 NYK NBA SF 67 1027 9.5 .492 .153 2.8 7.6 5.3 15.5 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.8 .038 -2.6 -0.7 -3.3 -0.3
Career NBA 742 22799 12.2 .486 .185 2.2 7.2 4.8 15.2 1.0 0.4 15.4 23.4 38.8 .082 -1.6 -0.5 -2.1 -0.2

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1967-68 24 NYK NBA SF 6 64 12 28 .429 12 28 .429 .429 9 13 .692 6 2 7 33
1968-69 25 NYK NBA SF 10 419 65 141 .461 65 141 .461 .461 30 39 .769 73 40 38 160
1969-70 ❍ 26 NYK NBA SF 19 616 100 233 .429 100 233 .429 .429 35 43 .814 72 60 59 235
1970-71 27 NYK NBA SF 12 368 56 132 .424 56 132 .424 .424 14 19 .737 41 43 40 126
1971-72 28 NYK NBA SF 16 594 106 227 .467 106 227 .467 .467 47 56 .839 47 54 66 259
1972-73 ❍ 29 NYK NBA SF 17 587 99 221 .448 99 221 .448 .448 40 50 .800 57 45 59 238
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 12 425 63 159 .396 63 159 .396 .396 25 29 .862 8 20 28 13 7 3 39 151
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 3 88 9 24 .375 9 24 .375 .375 2 2 1.000 4 5 9 6 2 0 5 20
Career NBA 95 3161 510 1165 .438 510 1165 .438 .438 202 251 .805 12 25 333 263 9 3 313 1222

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
1967-68 24 NYK NBA SF 6 10.7 2.0 4.7 .429 2.0 4.7 .429 1.5 2.2 .692 1.0 0.3 1.2 5.5
1968-69 25 NYK NBA SF 10 41.9 6.5 14.1 .461 6.5 14.1 .461 3.0 3.9 .769 7.3 4.0 3.8 16.0
1969-70 ❍ 26 NYK NBA SF 19 32.4 5.3 12.3 .429 5.3 12.3 .429 1.8 2.3 .814 3.8 3.2 3.1 12.4
1970-71 27 NYK NBA SF 12 30.7 4.7 11.0 .424 4.7 11.0 .424 1.2 1.6 .737 3.4 3.6 3.3 10.5
1971-72 28 NYK NBA SF 16 37.1 6.6 14.2 .467 6.6 14.2 .467 2.9 3.5 .839 2.9 3.4 4.1 16.2
1972-73 ❍ 29 NYK NBA SF 17 34.5 5.8 13.0 .448 5.8 13.0 .448 2.4 2.9 .800 3.4 2.6 3.5 14.0
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 12 35.4 5.3 13.3 .396 5.3 13.3 .396 2.1 2.4 .862 0.7 1.7 2.3 1.1 0.6 0.3 3.3 12.6
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 3 29.3 3.0 8.0 .375 3.0 8.0 .375 0.7 0.7 1.000 1.3 1.7 3.0 2.0 0.7 0.0 1.7 6.7
Career NBA 95 33.3 5.4 12.3 .438 5.4 12.3 .438 2.1 2.6 .805 0.8 1.7 3.5 2.8 0.6 0.2 3.3 12.9

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
1967-68 24 NYK NBA SF 6 64 6.8 15.8 .429 6.8 15.8 .429 5.1 7.3 .692 3.4 1.1 3.9 18.6
1968-69 25 NYK NBA SF 10 419 5.6 12.1 .461 5.6 12.1 .461 2.6 3.4 .769 6.3 3.4 3.3 13.7
1969-70 ❍ 26 NYK NBA SF 19 616 5.8 13.6 .429 5.8 13.6 .429 2.0 2.5 .814 4.2 3.5 3.4 13.7
1970-71 27 NYK NBA SF 12 368 5.5 12.9 .424 5.5 12.9 .424 1.4 1.9 .737 4.0 4.2 3.9 12.3
1971-72 28 NYK NBA SF 16 594 6.4 13.8 .467 6.4 13.8 .467 2.8 3.4 .839 2.8 3.3 4.0 15.7
1972-73 ❍ 29 NYK NBA SF 17 587 6.1 13.6 .448 6.1 13.6 .448 2.5 3.1 .800 3.5 2.8 3.6 14.6
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 12 425 5.3 13.5 .396 5.3 13.5 .396 2.1 2.5 .862 0.7 1.7 2.4 1.1 0.6 0.3 3.3 12.8
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 3 88 3.7 9.8 .375 3.7 9.8 .375 0.8 0.8 1.000 1.6 2.0 3.7 2.5 0.8 0.0 2.0 8.2
Career NBA 95 3161 5.8 13.3 .438 5.8 13.3 .438 2.3 2.9 .805 0.8 1.8 3.8 3.0 0.6 0.2 3.6 13.9

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 ORtg DRtg
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 12 425 7.2 18.1 .396 7.2 18.1 .396 2.9 3.3 .862 0.9 2.3 3.2 1.5 0.8 0.3 4.4 17.2 103
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 3 88 5.0 13.2 .375 5.0 13.2 .375 1.1 1.1 1.000 2.2 2.8 5.0 3.3 1.1 0.0 2.8 11.0 110
Career NBA 95 3161 6.8 17.3 .438 48.2 110.1 .438 19.1 23.7 .805 1.1 2.4 31.5 1.8 0.9 0.3 29.6 115.4 104

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1967-68 24 NYK NBA SF 6 64 11.4 .489 .464 4.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 .054
1968-69 25 NYK NBA SF 10 419 13.7 .506 .277 13.2 0.6 0.5 1.1 .124
1969-70 ❍ 26 NYK NBA SF 19 616 11.1 .466 .185 12.5 0.1 0.8 0.9 .068
1970-71 27 NYK NBA SF 12 368 11.2 .449 .144 5.1 16.4 0.0 0.5 0.5 .064
1971-72 28 NYK NBA SF 16 594 12.7 .515 .247 4.1 13.3 0.8 0.4 1.3 .104
1972-73 ❍ 29 NYK NBA SF 17 587 12.0 .490 .226 5.1 10.4 0.6 0.4 1.0 .078
1973-74 30 NYK NBA SF 12 425 8.5 .440 .182 1.9 5.3 3.5 4.6 0.8 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .002
1974-75 31 NYK NBA SF 3 88 7.5 .402 .083 5.2 5.9 5.6 10.6 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.046
Career NBA 95 3161 11.5 .479 .215 2.5 5.4 4.5 11.5 0.9 0.3 2.1 2.6 4.7 .071

All-Star Games

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1972-73 29 NYK NBA SF 1 0 12:00 2 5 .400 0 0 1 0 2 4
Career NBA 1 0 12 2 5 .400 0 0 1 0 2 4

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
Bill Bradley 7.0 5.4 5.4 4.9 4.7 4.2 2.8 2.5 1.1 0.8
Jim Washington 95.9 6.7 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.7 4.3 3.6 2.4 1.3 0.5
Tom Gugliotta 92.2 6.7 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.0 3.8 3.5 1.8 1.6 0.9
Jerome Williams 91.3 7.6 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.3 3.5 2.6 0.2
Terry Tyler 91.1 6.4 5.8 5.5 5.4 4.5 3.4 2.9 2.5 1.9 1.2
Juwan Howard 90.1 7.0 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.6 4.4 3.6 2.8 2.8 1.9
Gus Johnson 90.0 7.2 5.9 5.3 5.1 5.0 3.5 2.2 1.6 0.9 0.1
Caron Butler 89.5 7.2 6.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.5 3.5 2.3 2.1 1.2
Cliff Levingston 89.5 7.0 6.1 5.5 5.5 5.3 4.7 3.4 2.9 2.0 1.3
Robert Reid 89.3 7.2 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.5 3.0 2.3 1.7
Antoine Walker 89.2 6.7 6.6 5.0 4.7 3.9 3.6 2.6 2.6 1.7 0.9
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Bill Bradley 7.0 5.4 5.4 4.9 4.7 4.2 2.8 2.5 1.1 0.8
Jim Washington 95.9 6.7 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.7 4.3 3.6 2.4 1.3 0.5 0.0
Jerome Williams 91.3 7.6 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.3 3.5 2.6 0.2
Tom Gugliotta 90.7 6.7 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.0 3.8 3.5 1.8 1.6 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.3
Gus Johnson 90.0 7.2 5.9 5.3 5.1 5.0 3.5 2.2 1.6 0.9 0.1
Terry Tyler 89.3 6.4 5.8 5.5 5.4 4.5 3.4 2.9 2.5 1.9 1.2 1.2
Cliff Levingston 88.8 7.0 6.1 5.5 5.5 5.3 4.7 3.4 2.9 2.0 1.3 0.5
Antoine Walker 88.7 6.7 6.6 5.0 4.7 3.9 3.6 2.6 2.6 1.7 0.9 0.1 -0.3
Robert Reid 88.5 7.2 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.5 3.0 2.3 1.7 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3
Mike Bantom 88.3 5.9 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.4 3.9 2.9 2.7 0.5
Morris Peterson 87.7 5.9 5.1 4.9 4.9 3.8 3.6 3.2 2.9 0.8 0.6 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games
1973 NBA

Honors
1962-63 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)
1963-64 NCAA AP All-America (1st)
1964-65 NCAA AP All-America (1st)

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1970 New York Knicks (NBA)
1973 New York Knicks (NBA)

Games
1968-69 NBA 82 (6)
1972-73 NBA 82 (1)
1973-74 NBA 82 (1)
1975-76 NBA 82 (2)

Free Throw Pct
1972-73 NBA .871 (5)
1973-74 NBA .874 (5)
1974-75 NBA .873 (3)
1975-76 NBA .878 (4)
Career NBA .840 (72)
Career .840 (78)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.004 (290)

NBA Elo Player Rating
342nd (overall) as of Dec 21, 2014, 4:05AM

Transactions

May 6, 1965: Drafted by the New York Knicks in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1965 NBA Draft.

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