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Marty Byrnes

Martin William Byrnes

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-7 ▪ Weight: 215 lbs.
Born: April 30, 1956 in Syracuse, New York
High School: Sutherland in Pittsford, New York
College: Syracuse University
Draft: Phoenix Suns, 1st round (19th pick, 19th overall), 1978 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 13, 1978

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

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
1978-79 22 TOT NBA SF 79 1264 187 389 .481 187 389 .481 106 154 .688 90 101 191 104 27 10 119 111 480
1978-79 22 PHO NBA SF 43 734 109 223 .489 109 223 .489 73 100 .730 49 48 97 61 15 2 79 69 291
1978-79 22 NOJ NBA SF 36 530 78 166 .470 78 166 .470 33 54 .611 41 53 94 43 12 8 40 42 189
1979-80 23 LAL NBA SF 32 194 25 50 .500 0 0 25 50 .500 13 15 .867 9 18 27 13 5 1 22 32 63
1980-81 24 DAL NBA SF 72 1360 216 451 .479 9 20 .450 207 431 .480 120 157 .764 74 103 177 113 29 17 61 126 561
1981-82 25 Did Not Play (other pro league—CBA)
1982-83 26 IND NBA SF 80 12 1436 157 374 .420 6 26 .231 151 348 .434 71 95 .747 75 116 191 179 41 6 73 149 391
Career NBA 263 12 4254 585 1264 .463 15 46 .326 570 1218 .468 310 421 .736 248 338 586 409 102 34 275 418 1495
1 season IND NBA 80 12 1436 157 374 .420 6 26 .231 151 348 .434 71 95 .747 75 116 191 179 41 6 73 149 391
1 season DAL NBA 72 1360 216 451 .479 9 20 .450 207 431 .480 120 157 .764 74 103 177 113 29 17 61 126 561
1 season PHO NBA 43 734 109 223 .489 109 223 .489 73 100 .730 49 48 97 61 15 2 79 69 291
1 season NOJ NBA 36 530 78 166 .470 78 166 .470 33 54 .611 41 53 94 43 12 8 40 42 189
1 season LAL NBA 32 194 25 50 .500 0 0 25 50 .500 13 15 .867 9 18 27 13 5 1 22 32 63

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
1978-79 22 TOT NBA SF 79 16.0 2.4 4.9 .481 2.4 4.9 .481 1.3 1.9 .688 1.1 1.3 2.4 1.3 0.3 0.1 1.5 1.4 6.1
1978-79 22 PHO NBA SF 43 17.1 2.5 5.2 .489 2.5 5.2 .489 1.7 2.3 .730 1.1 1.1 2.3 1.4 0.3 0.0 1.8 1.6 6.8
1978-79 22 NOJ NBA SF 36 14.7 2.2 4.6 .470 2.2 4.6 .470 0.9 1.5 .611 1.1 1.5 2.6 1.2 0.3 0.2 1.1 1.2 5.3
1979-80 23 LAL NBA SF 32 6.1 0.8 1.6 .500 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.6 .500 0.4 0.5 .867 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.7 1.0 2.0
1980-81 24 DAL NBA SF 72 18.9 3.0 6.3 .479 0.1 0.3 .450 2.9 6.0 .480 1.7 2.2 .764 1.0 1.4 2.5 1.6 0.4 0.2 0.8 1.8 7.8
1982-83 26 IND NBA SF 80 12 18.0 2.0 4.7 .420 0.1 0.3 .231 1.9 4.4 .434 0.9 1.2 .747 0.9 1.5 2.4 2.2 0.5 0.1 0.9 1.9 4.9
Career NBA 263 12 16.2 2.2 4.8 .463 0.1 0.3 .326 2.2 4.6 .468 1.2 1.6 .736 0.9 1.3 2.2 1.6 0.4 0.1 1.0 1.6 5.7
1 season IND NBA 80 12 18.0 2.0 4.7 .420 0.1 0.3 .231 1.9 4.4 .434 0.9 1.2 .747 0.9 1.5 2.4 2.2 0.5 0.1 0.9 1.9 4.9
1 season DAL NBA 72 18.9 3.0 6.3 .479 0.1 0.3 .450 2.9 6.0 .480 1.7 2.2 .764 1.0 1.4 2.5 1.6 0.4 0.2 0.8 1.8 7.8
1 season PHO NBA 43 17.1 2.5 5.2 .489 2.5 5.2 .489 1.7 2.3 .730 1.1 1.1 2.3 1.4 0.3 0.0 1.8 1.6 6.8
1 season NOJ NBA 36 14.7 2.2 4.6 .470 2.2 4.6 .470 0.9 1.5 .611 1.1 1.5 2.6 1.2 0.3 0.2 1.1 1.2 5.3
1 season LAL NBA 32 6.1 0.8 1.6 .500 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.6 .500 0.4 0.5 .867 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.7 1.0 2.0

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
1978-79 22 TOT NBA SF 79 1264 5.3 11.1 .481 5.3 11.1 .481 3.0 4.4 .688 2.6 2.9 5.4 3.0 0.8 0.3 3.4 3.2 13.7
1978-79 22 PHO NBA SF 43 734 5.3 10.9 .489 5.3 10.9 .489 3.6 4.9 .730 2.4 2.4 4.8 3.0 0.7 0.1 3.9 3.4 14.3
1978-79 22 NOJ NBA SF 36 530 5.3 11.3 .470 5.3 11.3 .470 2.2 3.7 .611 2.8 3.6 6.4 2.9 0.8 0.5 2.7 2.9 12.8
1979-80 23 LAL NBA SF 32 194 4.6 9.3 .500 0.0 0.0 4.6 9.3 .500 2.4 2.8 .867 1.7 3.3 5.0 2.4 0.9 0.2 4.1 5.9 11.7
1980-81 24 DAL NBA SF 72 1360 5.7 11.9 .479 0.2 0.5 .450 5.5 11.4 .480 3.2 4.2 .764 2.0 2.7 4.7 3.0 0.8 0.5 1.6 3.3 14.9
1982-83 26 IND NBA SF 80 12 1436 3.9 9.4 .420 0.2 0.7 .231 3.8 8.7 .434 1.8 2.4 .747 1.9 2.9 4.8 4.5 1.0 0.2 1.8 3.7 9.8
Career NBA 263 12 4254 5.0 10.7 .463 0.2 0.6 .326 4.8 10.3 .468 2.6 3.6 .736 2.1 2.9 5.0 3.5 0.9 0.3 2.3 3.5 12.7
1 season IND NBA 80 12 1436 3.9 9.4 .420 0.2 0.7 .231 3.8 8.7 .434 1.8 2.4 .747 1.9 2.9 4.8 4.5 1.0 0.2 1.8 3.7 9.8
1 season DAL NBA 72 1360 5.7 11.9 .479 0.2 0.5 .450 5.5 11.4 .480 3.2 4.2 .764 2.0 2.7 4.7 3.0 0.8 0.5 1.6 3.3 14.9
1 season PHO NBA 43 734 5.3 10.9 .489 5.3 10.9 .489 3.6 4.9 .730 2.4 2.4 4.8 3.0 0.7 0.1 3.9 3.4 14.3
1 season NOJ NBA 36 530 5.3 11.3 .470 5.3 11.3 .470 2.2 3.7 .611 2.8 3.6 6.4 2.9 0.8 0.5 2.7 2.9 12.8
1 season LAL NBA 32 194 4.6 9.3 .500 0.0 0.0 4.6 9.3 .500 2.4 2.8 .867 1.7 3.3 5.0 2.4 0.9 0.2 4.1 5.9 11.7

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
1978-79 22 TOT NBA SF 79 1264 6.5 13.6 .481 6.5 11.1 .481 3.7 5.4 .688 3.1 3.5 6.7 3.6 0.9 0.3 4.2 3.9 16.8
1978-79 22 PHO NBA SF 43 734 6.6 13.4 .489 6.6 10.9 .489 4.4 6.0 .730 3.0 2.9 5.8 3.7 0.9 0.1 4.8 4.2 17.5
1978-79 22 NOJ NBA SF 36 530 6.5 13.8 .470 6.5 11.3 .470 2.8 4.5 .611 3.4 4.4 7.8 3.6 1.0 0.7 3.3 3.5 15.8
1979-80 23 LAL NBA SF 32 194 5.9 11.9 .500 0.0 0.0 5.9 9.3 .500 3.1 3.6 .867 2.1 4.3 6.4 3.1 1.2 0.2 5.2 7.6 15.0
1980-81 24 DAL NBA SF 72 1360 7.7 16.1 .479 0.3 0.7 .450 7.4 11.4 .480 4.3 5.6 .764 2.6 3.7 6.3 4.0 1.0 0.6 2.2 4.5 20.1
1982-83 26 IND NBA SF 80 12 1436 5.0 12.0 .420 0.2 0.8 .231 4.9 8.7 .434 2.3 3.1 .747 2.4 3.7 6.1 5.8 1.3 0.2 2.3 4.8 12.6
Career NBA 263 12 4254 6.4 13.8 .463 0.2 0.7 .326 6.2 13.3 .468 3.4 4.6 .736 2.7 3.7 6.4 4.5 1.1 0.4 3.0 4.6 16.3
1 season IND NBA 80 12 1436 5.0 12.0 .420 0.2 0.8 .231 4.9 11.2 .434 2.3 3.1 .747 2.4 3.7 6.1 5.8 1.3 0.2 2.3 4.8 12.6
1 season DAL NBA 72 1360 7.7 16.1 .479 0.3 0.7 .450 7.4 15.4 .480 4.3 5.6 .764 2.6 3.7 6.3 4.0 1.0 0.6 2.2 4.5 20.1
1 season PHO NBA 43 734 6.6 13.4 .489 6.6 13.4 .489 4.4 6.0 .730 3.0 2.9 5.8 3.7 0.9 0.1 4.8 4.2 17.5
1 season NOJ NBA 36 530 6.5 13.8 .470 6.5 13.8 .470 2.8 4.5 .611 3.4 4.4 7.8 3.6 1.0 0.7 3.3 3.5 15.8
1 season LAL NBA 32 194 5.9 11.9 .500 0.0 0.0 5.9 11.9 .500 3.1 3.6 .867 2.1 4.3 6.4 3.1 1.2 0.2 5.2 7.6 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
1978-79 22 TOT NBA SF 79 1264 9.9 .525 .481 .396 7.7 8.1 7.9 10.4 0.9 0.4 20.7 17.5 97 108 0.2 0.7 0.9 .034
1978-79 22 PHO NBA SF 43 734 9.4 .545 .489 .448 7.5 7.2 7.3 10.1 0.9 0.1 22.8 18.1 97 107 0.1 0.5 0.5 .036
1978-79 22 NOJ NBA SF 36 530 10.6 .498 .470 .325 7.8 9.5 8.7 10.9 1.0 0.7 17.4 16.5 97 108 0.1 0.3 0.4 .032
1979-80 23 LAL NBA SF 32 194 6.3 .557 .500 .300 .000 5.5 9.3 7.6 7.9 1.2 0.3 28.0 16.2 91 107 -0.1 0.2 0.0 .009
1980-81 24 DAL NBA SF 72 1360 13.6 .539 .489 .348 .044 6.0 8.9 7.4 12.8 1.0 0.7 10.5 17.9 111 113 2.1 0.2 2.3 .081
1982-83 26 IND NBA SF 80 1436 9.6 .470 .428 .254 .070 5.4 9.2 7.2 15.1 1.3 0.2 14.9 13.4 103 112 0.8 0.2 1.0 .034
Career NBA 263 4254 10.8 .516 .469 .333 .036 6.2 8.8 7.5 12.6 1.1 0.4 15.9 16.2 103 111 2.9 1.3 4.2 .048
1 season IND NBA 80 1436 9.6 .470 .428 .254 .070 5.4 9.2 7.2 15.1 1.3 0.2 14.9 13.4 103 112 0.8 0.2 1.0 .034
1 season DAL NBA 72 1360 13.6 .539 .489 .348 .044 6.0 8.9 7.4 12.8 1.0 0.7 10.5 17.9 111 113 2.1 0.2 2.3 .081
1 season PHO NBA 43 734 9.4 .545 .489 .448 7.5 7.2 7.3 10.1 0.9 0.1 22.8 18.1 97 107 0.1 0.5 0.5 .036
1 season NOJ NBA 36 530 10.6 .498 .470 .325 7.8 9.5 8.7 10.9 1.0 0.7 17.4 16.5 97 108 0.1 0.3 0.4 .032
1 season LAL NBA 32 194 6.3 .557 .500 .300 .000 5.5 9.3 7.6 7.9 1.2 0.3 28.0 16.2 91 107 -0.1 0.2 0.0 .009

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
1979-80 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 4 8 1 3 .333 0 0 1 3 .333 4 6 .667 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
Career NBA 4 8 1 3 .333 0 0 1 3 .333 4 6 .667 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
1 season LAL NBA 4 8 1 3 .333 0 0 1 3 .333 4 6 .667 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 6

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
1979-80 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 4 2.0 0.3 0.8 .333 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.8 .333 1.0 1.5 .667 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 1.5
Career NBA 4 2.0 0.3 0.8 .333 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.8 .333 1.0 1.5 .667 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 1.5
1 season LAL NBA 4 2.0 0.3 0.8 .333 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.8 .333 1.0 1.5 .667 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 1.5

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
1979-80 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 4 8 4.5 13.5 .333 0.0 0.0 4.5 13.5 .333 18.0 27.0 .667 4.5 0.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 27.0
Career NBA 4 8 4.5 13.5 .333 0.0 0.0 4.5 13.5 .333 18.0 27.0 .667 4.5 0.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 27.0
1 season LAL NBA 4 8 4.5 13.5 .333 0.0 0.0 4.5 13.5 .333 18.0 27.0 .667 4.5 0.0 4.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 27.0

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
1979-80 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 4 8 5.9 17.6 .333 0.0 0.0 5.9 13.5 .333 23.5 35.2 .667 5.9 0.0 5.9 5.9 0.0 0.0 5.9 0.0 35.2
Career NBA 4 8 5.9 17.6 .333 0.0 0.0 5.9 17.6 .333 23.5 35.2 .667 5.9 0.0 5.9 5.9 0.0 0.0 5.9 0.0 35.2
1 season LAL NBA 4 8 5.9 17.6 .333 0.0 0.0 5.9 17.6 .333 23.5 35.2 .667 5.9 0.0 5.9 5.9 0.0 0.0 5.9 0.0 35.2

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
1979-80 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 4 8 19.5 .532 .333 2.000 .000 13.6 0.0 6.7 15.6 0.0 0.0 15.1 32.7 110 113 0.0 0.0 0.0 .141
Career NBA 4 8 19.5 .532 .333 2.000 .000 13.6 0.0 6.7 15.6 0.0 0.0 15.1 32.7 110 113 0.0 0.0 0.0 .141
1 season LAL NBA 4 8 19.5 .532 .333 2.000 .000 13.6 0.0 6.7 15.6 0.0 0.0 15.1 32.7 110 113 0.0 0.0 0.0 .141

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 4 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4
Marty Byrnes 2.3 1.0 0.9 0.0
Grady Lewis 92.1 2.4 1.1 0.8
Derrick Brown 91.6 2.3 1.3 1.0
Travis Outlaw 90.4 2.3 1.4 0.9 0.0
Jim Loscutoff 90.3 2.1 0.9 0.9 0.0
Walter Herrmann 89.3 2.4 1.0 0.7
Scott Hastings 87.8 2.1 1.3 0.8 0.1
Cliff Pondexter 86.5 2.2 1.5 1.0
Jeff Ayres 84.8 2.4 1.3 1.0 0.3
Keith Lee 84.1 1.9 1.1 0.8
Al Harrington 82.7 2.6 1.2 1.0 -0.2
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4
Marty Byrnes 2.3 1.0 0.9 0.0
Grady Lewis 92.1 2.4 1.1 0.8
Derrick Brown 91.6 2.3 1.3 1.0
Walter Herrmann 89.3 2.4 1.0 0.7
Cliff Pondexter 86.5 2.2 1.5 1.0
Jeff Ayres 84.8 2.4 1.3 1.0 0.3
Keith Lee 84.1 1.9 1.1 0.8
Joe Kopicki 81.5 1.9 0.9 0.7
Sam Young 79.1 2.9 1.2 0.9 0.2
Bill Walker 78.5 1.9 1.1 0.9 0.5
Charles Jones 77.6 2.9 0.9 0.6 0.1

College

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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
1974-75 18 SYRACUSE 19 6 15 6 12 26 18 .400 .500 0.9 1.4
1975-76 19 SYRACUSE 29 138 274 101 150 209 377 .504 .673 13.0 7.2
1976-77 20 SYRACUSE 29 113 231 81 128 219 307 .489 .633 10.6 7.6
1977-78 21 SYRACUSE 28 187 375 83 120 194 457 .499 .692 16.3 6.9
Career 105 444 895 271 410 648 1159 .496 .661 11.0 6.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1980 Los Angeles Lakers (NBA)

Transactions

June 9, 1978: Drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

January 12, 1979: Traded by the Phoenix Suns with Ron Lee, a 1979 1st round draft pick (Larry Knight was later selected) and a 1980 1st round draft pick (John Duren was later selected) to the New Orleans Jazz for Truck Robinson.

October 12, 1979: Waived by the Utah Jazz.

October 25, 1979: Signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers.

May 28, 1980: Drafted by the Dallas Mavericks from the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA expansion draft.

August 16, 1982: Signed as a veteran free agent with the Indiana Pacers.

September 7, 1983: Waived by the Indiana Pacers.

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