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Mel Counts

Mel Grant Counts (Goose)

Position: Center and Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 7-0 ▪ Weight: 230 lbs.
Born: October 16, 1941 in Coos Bay, Oregon
High School: Marshfield in Coos Bay, Oregon
College: Oregon State University
Draft: Boston Celtics, 1st round (7th pick, 7th overall), 1964 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 31, 1964

Other SR Links: Olympics 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
1964-65 23 BOS NBA C 54 572 100 272 .368 100 272 .368 58 74 .784 265 19 134 258
1965-66 24 BOS NBA C 67 1021 221 549 .403 221 549 .403 120 145 .828 432 50 207 562
1966-67 25 TOT NBA C 56 860 177 419 .422 177 419 .422 69 94 .734 344 52 183 423
1966-67 25 BAL NBA C 25 343 65 167 .389 65 167 .389 29 40 .725 155 30 81 159
1966-67 25 LAL NBA C 31 517 112 252 .444 112 252 .444 40 54 .741 189 22 102 264
1967-68 26 LAL NBA PF 82 1739 384 808 .475 384 808 .475 190 254 .748 732 139 309 958
1968-69 27 LAL NBA PF 77 1866 390 867 .450 390 867 .450 178 221 .805 600 109 223 958
1969-70 28 LAL NBA C 81 2193 434 1017 .427 434 1017 .427 156 201 .776 683 160 304 1024
1970-71 29 PHO NBA C 80 1669 365 799 .457 365 799 .457 149 198 .753 503 136 279 879
1971-72 30 PHO NBA C 76 906 147 344 .427 147 344 .427 101 140 .721 257 96 159 395
1972-73 31 TOT NBA C 66 658 132 294 .449 132 294 .449 39 58 .672 253 65 106 303
1972-73 31 PHI NBA C 7 47 5 16 .313 5 16 .313 0 0 16 3 8 10
1972-73 31 LAL NBA C 59 611 127 278 .457 127 278 .457 39 58 .672 237 62 98 293
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 45 499 61 167 .365 61 167 .365 24 33 .727 56 90 146 54 20 23 85 146
1974-75 33 NOJ NBA C 75 1421 217 495 .438 217 495 .438 86 113 .761 102 339 441 182 49 43 196 520
1975-76 34 NOJ NBA C 30 319 37 91 .407 37 91 .407 16 21 .762 27 73 100 38 16 8 74 90
Career NBA 789 13723 2665 6122 .435 2665 6122 .435 1186 1552 .764 185 502 4756 1100 85 74 2259 6516
6 seasons LAL NBA 375 7425 1508 3389 .445 1508 3389 .445 627 821 .764 56 90 2587 546 20 23 1121 3643
2 seasons PHO NBA 156 2575 512 1143 .448 512 1143 .448 250 338 .740 760 232 438 1274
2 seasons BOS NBA 121 1593 321 821 .391 321 821 .391 178 219 .813 697 69 341 820
2 seasons NOJ NBA 105 1740 254 586 .433 254 586 .433 102 134 .761 129 412 541 220 65 51 270 610
1 season BAL NBA 25 343 65 167 .389 65 167 .389 29 40 .725 155 30 81 159
1 season PHI NBA 7 47 5 16 .313 5 16 .313 0 0 16 3 8 10

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
1964-65 23 BOS NBA C 54 10.6 1.9 5.0 .368 1.9 5.0 .368 1.1 1.4 .784 4.9 0.4 2.5 4.8
1965-66 24 BOS NBA C 67 15.2 3.3 8.2 .403 3.3 8.2 .403 1.8 2.2 .828 6.4 0.7 3.1 8.4
1966-67 25 TOT NBA C 56 15.4 3.2 7.5 .422 3.2 7.5 .422 1.2 1.7 .734 6.1 0.9 3.3 7.6
1966-67 25 BAL NBA C 25 13.7 2.6 6.7 .389 2.6 6.7 .389 1.2 1.6 .725 6.2 1.2 3.2 6.4
1966-67 25 LAL NBA C 31 16.7 3.6 8.1 .444 3.6 8.1 .444 1.3 1.7 .741 6.1 0.7 3.3 8.5
1967-68 26 LAL NBA PF 82 21.2 4.7 9.9 .475 4.7 9.9 .475 2.3 3.1 .748 8.9 1.7 3.8 11.7
1968-69 27 LAL NBA PF 77 24.2 5.1 11.3 .450 5.1 11.3 .450 2.3 2.9 .805 7.8 1.4 2.9 12.4
1969-70 28 LAL NBA C 81 27.1 5.4 12.6 .427 5.4 12.6 .427 1.9 2.5 .776 8.4 2.0 3.8 12.6
1970-71 29 PHO NBA C 80 20.9 4.6 10.0 .457 4.6 10.0 .457 1.9 2.5 .753 6.3 1.7 3.5 11.0
1971-72 30 PHO NBA C 76 11.9 1.9 4.5 .427 1.9 4.5 .427 1.3 1.8 .721 3.4 1.3 2.1 5.2
1972-73 31 TOT NBA C 66 10.0 2.0 4.5 .449 2.0 4.5 .449 0.6 0.9 .672 3.8 1.0 1.6 4.6
1972-73 31 PHI NBA C 7 6.7 0.7 2.3 .313 0.7 2.3 .313 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.4 1.1 1.4
1972-73 31 LAL NBA C 59 10.4 2.2 4.7 .457 2.2 4.7 .457 0.7 1.0 .672 4.0 1.1 1.7 5.0
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 45 11.1 1.4 3.7 .365 1.4 3.7 .365 0.5 0.7 .727 1.2 2.0 3.2 1.2 0.4 0.5 1.9 3.2
1974-75 33 NOJ NBA C 75 18.9 2.9 6.6 .438 2.9 6.6 .438 1.1 1.5 .761 1.4 4.5 5.9 2.4 0.7 0.6 2.6 6.9
1975-76 34 NOJ NBA C 30 10.6 1.2 3.0 .407 1.2 3.0 .407 0.5 0.7 .762 0.9 2.4 3.3 1.3 0.5 0.3 2.5 3.0
Career NBA 789 17.4 3.4 7.8 .435 3.4 7.8 .435 1.5 2.0 .764 1.2 3.3 6.0 1.4 0.6 0.5 2.9 8.3
6 seasons LAL NBA 375 19.8 4.0 9.0 .445 4.0 9.0 .445 1.7 2.2 .764 1.2 2.0 6.9 1.5 0.4 0.5 3.0 9.7
2 seasons PHO NBA 156 16.5 3.3 7.3 .448 3.3 7.3 .448 1.6 2.2 .740 4.9 1.5 2.8 8.2
2 seasons BOS NBA 121 13.2 2.7 6.8 .391 2.7 6.8 .391 1.5 1.8 .813 5.8 0.6 2.8 6.8
2 seasons NOJ NBA 105 16.6 2.4 5.6 .433 2.4 5.6 .433 1.0 1.3 .761 1.2 3.9 5.2 2.1 0.6 0.5 2.6 5.8
1 season BAL NBA 25 13.7 2.6 6.7 .389 2.6 6.7 .389 1.2 1.6 .725 6.2 1.2 3.2 6.4
1 season PHI NBA 7 6.7 0.7 2.3 .313 0.7 2.3 .313 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.4 1.1 1.4

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
1964-65 23 BOS NBA C 54 572 6.3 17.1 .368 6.3 17.1 .368 3.7 4.7 .784 16.7 1.2 8.4 16.2
1965-66 24 BOS NBA C 67 1021 7.8 19.4 .403 7.8 19.4 .403 4.2 5.1 .828 15.2 1.8 7.3 19.8
1966-67 25 TOT NBA C 56 860 7.4 17.5 .422 7.4 17.5 .422 2.9 3.9 .734 14.4 2.2 7.7 17.7
1966-67 25 BAL NBA C 25 343 6.8 17.5 .389 6.8 17.5 .389 3.0 4.2 .725 16.3 3.1 8.5 16.7
1966-67 25 LAL NBA C 31 517 7.8 17.5 .444 7.8 17.5 .444 2.8 3.8 .741 13.2 1.5 7.1 18.4
1967-68 26 LAL NBA PF 82 1739 7.9 16.7 .475 7.9 16.7 .475 3.9 5.3 .748 15.2 2.9 6.4 19.8
1968-69 27 LAL NBA PF 77 1866 7.5 16.7 .450 7.5 16.7 .450 3.4 4.3 .805 11.6 2.1 4.3 18.5
1969-70 28 LAL NBA C 81 2193 7.1 16.7 .427 7.1 16.7 .427 2.6 3.3 .776 11.2 2.6 5.0 16.8
1970-71 29 PHO NBA C 80 1669 7.9 17.2 .457 7.9 17.2 .457 3.2 4.3 .753 10.8 2.9 6.0 19.0
1971-72 30 PHO NBA C 76 906 5.8 13.7 .427 5.8 13.7 .427 4.0 5.6 .721 10.2 3.8 6.3 15.7
1972-73 31 TOT NBA C 66 658 7.2 16.1 .449 7.2 16.1 .449 2.1 3.2 .672 13.8 3.6 5.8 16.6
1972-73 31 PHI NBA C 7 47 3.8 12.3 .313 3.8 12.3 .313 0.0 0.0 12.3 2.3 6.1 7.7
1972-73 31 LAL NBA C 59 611 7.5 16.4 .457 7.5 16.4 .457 2.3 3.4 .672 14.0 3.7 5.8 17.3
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 45 499 4.4 12.0 .365 4.4 12.0 .365 1.7 2.4 .727 4.0 6.5 10.5 3.9 1.4 1.7 6.1 10.5
1974-75 33 NOJ NBA C 75 1421 5.5 12.5 .438 5.5 12.5 .438 2.2 2.9 .761 2.6 8.6 11.2 4.6 1.2 1.1 5.0 13.2
1975-76 34 NOJ NBA C 30 319 4.2 10.3 .407 4.2 10.3 .407 1.8 2.4 .762 3.0 8.2 11.3 4.3 1.8 0.9 8.4 10.2
Career NBA 789 13723 7.0 16.1 .435 7.0 16.1 .435 3.1 4.1 .764 3.0 8.1 12.5 2.9 1.4 1.2 5.9 17.1
6 seasons LAL NBA 375 7425 7.3 16.4 .445 7.3 16.4 .445 3.0 4.0 .764 4.0 6.5 12.5 2.6 1.4 1.7 5.4 17.7
2 seasons PHO NBA 156 2575 7.2 16.0 .448 7.2 16.0 .448 3.5 4.7 .740 10.6 3.2 6.1 17.8
2 seasons BOS NBA 121 1593 7.3 18.6 .391 7.3 18.6 .391 4.0 4.9 .813 15.8 1.6 7.7 18.5
2 seasons NOJ NBA 105 1740 5.3 12.1 .433 5.3 12.1 .433 2.1 2.8 .761 2.7 8.5 11.2 4.6 1.3 1.1 5.6 12.6
1 season BAL NBA 25 343 6.8 17.5 .389 6.8 17.5 .389 3.0 4.2 .725 16.3 3.1 8.5 16.7
1 season PHI NBA 7 47 3.8 12.3 .313 3.8 12.3 .313 0.0 0.0 12.3 2.3 6.1 7.7

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
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 45 499 5.3 14.4 .365 5.3 14.4 .365 2.1 2.8 .727 4.8 7.8 12.6 4.7 1.7 2.0 7.3 12.6
1974-75 33 NOJ NBA C 75 1421 6.7 15.3 .438 6.7 15.3 .438 2.7 3.5 .761 3.1 10.5 13.6 5.6 1.5 1.3 6.1 16.1
1975-76 34 NOJ NBA C 30 319 5.2 12.8 .407 5.2 12.8 .407 2.3 3.0 .762 3.8 10.3 14.1 5.4 2.3 1.1 10.4 12.7
Career NBA 789 13723 6.2 14.7 .435 52.2 119.8 .435 23.2 30.4 .764 3.6 9.8 93.1 5.4 1.7 1.4 44.2 127.5
6 seasons LAL NBA 375 7425 5.3 14.4 .445 129.9 291.9 .445 54.0 70.7 .764 4.8 7.8 222.8 4.7 1.7 2.0 96.5 313.7
2 seasons PHO NBA 156 2575 .448 .448 .740
2 seasons BOS NBA 121 1593 .391 .391 .813
2 seasons NOJ NBA 105 1740 6.4 14.8 .433 6.4 14.8 .433 2.6 3.4 .761 3.3 10.4 13.7 5.6 1.6 1.3 6.8 15.5
1 season BAL NBA 25 343 .389 .389 .725
1 season PHI NBA 7 47 .313 .313

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
1964-65 23 BOS NBA C 54 572 13.5 .424 .368 .272 4.4 -0.4 1.8 1.5 .123
1965-66 24 BOS NBA C 67 1021 16.4 .459 .403 .264 7.1 0.3 2.6 2.9 .137
1966-67 25 TOT NBA C 56 860 13.9 .459 .422 .224 8.1 0.1 0.9 1.0 .054
1966-67 25 BAL NBA C 25 343 13.9 .431 .389 .240 11.7 -0.2 0.4 0.2 .021
1966-67 25 LAL NBA C 31 517 13.8 .479 .444 .214 5.7 0.3 0.5 0.8 .075
1967-68 26 LAL NBA PF 82 1739 18.4 .521 .475 .314 10.8 3.0 2.0 5.0 .139
1968-69 27 LAL NBA PF 77 1866 16.5 .497 .450 .255 8.5 2.3 1.9 4.3 .110
1969-70 28 LAL NBA C 81 2193 13.9 .463 .427 .198 10.0 -0.5 3.2 2.7 .060
1970-71 29 PHO NBA C 80 1669 15.8 .496 .457 .248 13.8 12.2 1.7 2.5 4.2 .121
1971-72 30 PHO NBA C 76 906 13.8 .487 .427 .407 13.6 14.3 0.5 1.4 1.9 .101
1972-73 31 TOT NBA C 66 658 16.3 .474 .449 .197 17.5 13.3 0.3 1.2 1.5 .111
1972-73 31 PHI NBA C 7 47 6.2 .313 .313 .000 15.2 8.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.103
1972-73 31 LAL NBA C 59 611 17.1 .483 .457 .209 17.7 13.7 0.4 1.2 1.6 .127
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 45 499 11.4 .402 .365 .198 10.7 15.9 13.4 14.0 1.7 2.2 95 -0.4 0.7 0.3 .031
1974-75 33 NOJ NBA C 75 1421 14.8 .477 .438 .228 7.0 24.7 15.5 18.7 1.5 1.6 96 0.2 1.8 2.0 .069
1975-76 34 NOJ NBA C 30 319 12.2 .449 .407 .231 8.3 23.0 15.6 16.4 2.3 1.3 93 -0.1 0.6 0.4 .062
Career NBA 789 13723 15.3 .479 .435 .254 8.0 22.5 14.7 11.2 1.7 1.7 95 7.0 20.7 27.7 .097
6 seasons LAL NBA 375 7425 15.7 .486 .445 .242 10.7 15.9 15.7 10.1 1.7 2.2 95 5.2 9.6 14.8 .095
2 seasons PHO NBA 156 2575 15.1 .493 .448 .296 13.7 12.9 2.2 3.9 6.1 .114
2 seasons BOS NBA 121 1593 15.4 .447 .391 .267 6.1 -0.1 4.5 4.4 .132
2 seasons NOJ NBA 105 1740 14.3 .473 .433 .229 7.2 24.4 15.6 18.3 1.6 1.6 95 0.1 2.4 2.5 .068
1 season BAL NBA 25 343 13.9 .431 .389 .240 11.7 -0.2 0.4 0.2 .021
1 season PHI NBA 7 47 6.2 .313 .313 .000 15.2 8.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.103

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
1964-65 ❍ 23 BOS NBA C 4 30 4 15 .267 4 15 .267 1 1 1.000 11 1 10 9
1965-66 ❍ 24 BOS NBA C 10 82 14 39 .359 14 39 .359 15 17 .882 40 3 26 43
1966-67 25 LAL NBA C 3 29 5 19 .263 5 19 .263 4 4 1.000 8 0 6 14
1967-68 26 LAL NBA PF 15 306 54 101 .535 54 101 .535 21 31 .677 133 24 52 129
1968-69 27 LAL NBA PF 18 442 74 192 .385 74 192 .385 54 71 .761 143 26 67 202
1969-70 28 LAL NBA C 14 212 37 88 .420 37 88 .420 11 13 .846 74 16 48 85
1972-73 31 LAL NBA C 17 327 61 133 .459 61 133 .459 32 41 .780 104 28 51 154
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 4 34 6 12 .500 6 12 .500 0 0 2 4 6 2 2 2 3 12
Career NBA 85 1462 255 599 .426 255 599 .426 138 178 .775 2 4 519 100 2 2 263 648
6 seasons LAL NBA 71 1350 237 545 .435 237 545 .435 122 160 .763 2 4 468 96 2 2 227 596
2 seasons BOS NBA 14 112 18 54 .333 18 54 .333 16 18 .889 51 4 36 52

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
1964-65 ❍ 23 BOS NBA C 4 7.5 1.0 3.8 .267 1.0 3.8 .267 0.3 0.3 1.000 2.8 0.3 2.5 2.3
1965-66 ❍ 24 BOS NBA C 10 8.2 1.4 3.9 .359 1.4 3.9 .359 1.5 1.7 .882 4.0 0.3 2.6 4.3
1966-67 25 LAL NBA C 3 9.7 1.7 6.3 .263 1.7 6.3 .263 1.3 1.3 1.000 2.7 0.0 2.0 4.7
1967-68 26 LAL NBA PF 15 20.4 3.6 6.7 .535 3.6 6.7 .535 1.4 2.1 .677 8.9 1.6 3.5 8.6
1968-69 27 LAL NBA PF 18 24.6 4.1 10.7 .385 4.1 10.7 .385 3.0 3.9 .761 7.9 1.4 3.7 11.2
1969-70 28 LAL NBA C 14 15.1 2.6 6.3 .420 2.6 6.3 .420 0.8 0.9 .846 5.3 1.1 3.4 6.1
1972-73 31 LAL NBA C 17 19.2 3.6 7.8 .459 3.6 7.8 .459 1.9 2.4 .780 6.1 1.6 3.0 9.1
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 4 8.5 1.5 3.0 .500 1.5 3.0 .500 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.8 3.0
Career NBA 85 17.2 3.0 7.0 .426 3.0 7.0 .426 1.6 2.1 .775 0.5 1.0 6.1 1.2 0.5 0.5 3.1 7.6
6 seasons LAL NBA 71 19.0 3.3 7.7 .435 3.3 7.7 .435 1.7 2.3 .763 0.5 1.0 6.6 1.4 0.5 0.5 3.2 8.4
2 seasons BOS NBA 14 8.0 1.3 3.9 .333 1.3 3.9 .333 1.1 1.3 .889 3.6 0.3 2.6 3.7

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
1964-65 ❍ 23 BOS NBA C 4 30 4.8 18.0 .267 4.8 18.0 .267 1.2 1.2 1.000 13.2 1.2 12.0 10.8
1965-66 ❍ 24 BOS NBA C 10 82 6.1 17.1 .359 6.1 17.1 .359 6.6 7.5 .882 17.6 1.3 11.4 18.9
1966-67 25 LAL NBA C 3 29 6.2 23.6 .263 6.2 23.6 .263 5.0 5.0 1.000 9.9 0.0 7.4 17.4
1967-68 26 LAL NBA PF 15 306 6.4 11.9 .535 6.4 11.9 .535 2.5 3.6 .677 15.6 2.8 6.1 15.2
1968-69 27 LAL NBA PF 18 442 6.0 15.6 .385 6.0 15.6 .385 4.4 5.8 .761 11.6 2.1 5.5 16.5
1969-70 28 LAL NBA C 14 212 6.3 14.9 .420 6.3 14.9 .420 1.9 2.2 .846 12.6 2.7 8.2 14.4
1972-73 31 LAL NBA C 17 327 6.7 14.6 .459 6.7 14.6 .459 3.5 4.5 .780 11.4 3.1 5.6 17.0
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 4 34 6.4 12.7 .500 6.4 12.7 .500 0.0 0.0 2.1 4.2 6.4 2.1 2.1 2.1 3.2 12.7
Career NBA 85 1462 6.3 14.7 .426 6.3 14.7 .426 3.4 4.4 .775 2.1 4.2 12.8 2.5 2.1 2.1 6.5 16.0
6 seasons LAL NBA 71 1350 6.3 14.5 .435 6.3 14.5 .435 3.3 4.3 .763 2.1 4.2 12.5 2.6 2.1 2.1 6.1 15.9
2 seasons BOS NBA 14 112 5.8 17.4 .333 5.8 17.4 .333 5.1 5.8 .889 16.4 1.3 11.6 16.7

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
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 4 34 8.2 16.4 .500 8.2 16.4 .500 0.0 0.0 2.7 5.5 8.2 2.7 2.7 2.7 4.1 16.4
Career NBA 85 1462 8.2 16.4 .426 347.8 817.0 .426 188.2 242.8 .775 2.7 5.5 707.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 358.7 883.8
6 seasons LAL NBA 71 1350 8.2 16.4 .435 323.2 743.3 .435 166.4 218.2 .763 2.7 5.5 638.3 2.7 2.7 2.7 309.6 812.9
2 seasons BOS NBA 14 112 .333 .333 .889

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
1964-65 ❍ 23 BOS NBA C 4 30 1.8 .291 .267 .067 4.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.087
1965-66 ❍ 24 BOS NBA C 10 82 14.5 .463 .359 .436 5.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 .114
1966-67 25 LAL NBA C 3 29 5.0 .337 .263 .211 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.194
1967-68 26 LAL NBA PF 15 306 18.2 .563 .535 .307 10.6 0.7 0.4 1.1 .173
1968-69 27 LAL NBA PF 18 442 14.8 .452 .385 .370 9.0 0.1 0.7 0.9 .094
1969-70 28 LAL NBA C 14 212 11.7 .453 .420 .148 10.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 .039
1972-73 31 LAL NBA C 17 327 17.8 .510 .459 .308 14.5 12.9 0.5 0.5 1.1 .155
1973-74 32 LAL NBA C 4 34 14.9 .500 .500 .000 5.1 12.4 8.4 10.0 2.7 3.0 99 0.0 0.0 0.0 .067
Career NBA 85 1462 15.3 .478 .426 .297 5.1 12.4 13.9 9.9 2.7 3.0 99 1.1 2.2 3.3 .107
6 seasons LAL NBA 71 1350 15.6 .484 .435 .294 5.1 12.4 13.9 10.3 2.7 3.0 99 1.2 1.9 3.1 .111
2 seasons BOS NBA 14 112 11.1 .420 .333 .333 4.8 -0.1 0.3 0.1 .060

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 12 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Mel Counts 5.0 4.3 4.2 2.9 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.4 0.3
Coby Dietrick 89.0 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.3 2.1 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.0
Andrew Lang 88.3 5.7 4.9 3.7 3.0 2.9 2.3 1.9 1.7 1.4 0.7 0.4 -0.1
Joe Meriweather 87.6 4.8 3.8 3.8 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.2 1.8 0.8
Otto Moore 86.7 5.0 4.7 3.5 2.9 2.4 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.9
Clemon Johnson 86.2 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.5 2.2 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.2 0.9
Chris Dudley 85.1 4.7 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.2 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Herb Williams 84.0 6.2 4.7 4.6 3.5 2.8 2.2 2.2 1.8 1.7 1.4 1.1 0.8
Will Perdue 83.7 4.7 4.7 4.4 3.4 2.5 2.5 2.3 1.5 0.5 0.2 -0.1 -0.5
Benoit Benjamin 83.4 5.4 5.1 4.1 4.0 3.0 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.0 1.1 0.9 0.0
George Johnson 83.3 5.0 4.5 3.6 3.5 3.4 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.0 0.3
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Mel Counts 5.0 4.3 4.2 2.9 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.4 0.3
Coby Dietrick 88.9 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.3 2.1 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0
Andrew Lang 88.3 5.7 4.9 3.7 3.0 2.9 2.3 1.9 1.7 1.4 0.7 0.4 -0.1
Chris Dudley 87.7 4.7 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.2 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0
Joe Meriweather 87.6 4.8 3.8 3.8 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.2 1.8 0.8
Otto Moore 86.7 5.0 4.7 3.5 2.9 2.4 2.3 1.8 1.3 0.9
Clemon Johnson 86.2 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.5 2.2 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.2 0.9
Will Perdue 84.5 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
Benoit Benjamin 83.7 5.4 5.1 4.1 4.0 3.0 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.0 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Zaza Pachulia 82.8 5.0 4.8 3.9 3.9 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.7 1.7 1.1 0.3
George Johnson 82.4 5.0 4.5 3.6 3.5 3.4 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.0 0.6 0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1963-64 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1965 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1966 Boston Celtics (NBA)

Games
1967-68 NBA 82 (2)

Personal Fouls
1967-68 NBA 309 (10)
1969-70 NBA 304 (5)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.001 (585)

     

Transactions

May 4, 1964: Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1964 NBA Draft.

September 1, 1966: Traded by the Boston Celtics to the Baltimore Bullets for Bailey Howell.

January 16, 1967: As part of a 3-team trade, traded by the Baltimore Bullets to the Los Angeles Lakers; the Detroit Pistons traded Ray Scott to the Baltimore Bullets; and the Los Angeles Lakers traded Rudy LaRusso and a 1967 1st round draft pick (Sonny Dove was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons. Detroit got a 1st round draft pick in 1967 when LaRusso refused to report; LaRusso was later sold to San Francisco.

May 20, 1970: Traded by the Los Angeles Lakers to the Phoenix Suns for Gail Goodrich.

October 10, 1972: Traded by the Phoenix Suns to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Gary Melchionni was later selected).

November 2, 1972: Traded by the Philadelphia 76ers with Bill Bridges to the Los Angeles Lakers for Leroy Ellis and John Trapp.

June 12, 1974: Traded by the Los Angeles Lakers to the New Orleans Jazz for future considerations.

February 17, 1976: Waived by the New Orleans Jazz.

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