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Dick Cunningham

Dick Cunningham (Cement Mixer)

Position: Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-10 ▪ Weight: 245 lbs.
Born: July 11, 1946 in Canton, Ohio
High School: Canton South in Canton, Ohio
College: Murray State University
Draft: Phoenix Suns, 2nd round (7th pick, 21st overall), 1968 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 16, 1968

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
1968-69 22 MIL NBA C 77 1236 141 332 .425 141 332 .425 69 106 .651 438 58 166 351
1969-70 23 MIL NBA C 60 416 52 141 .369 52 141 .369 22 33 .667 160 28 70 126
1970-71 24 MIL NBA C 76 675 81 195 .415 81 195 .415 39 59 .661 257 43 90 201
1971-72 25 HOU NBA C 63 720 67 174 .385 67 174 .385 37 53 .698 243 57 76 171
1972-73 26 MIL NBA C 72 692 64 156 .410 64 156 .410 29 50 .580 208 34 94 157
1973-74 27 MIL NBA C 8 45 3 6 .500 3 6 .500 0 7 .000 1 15 16 0 2 2 5 6
1974-75 28 MIL NBA C 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0
Career NBA 358 3792 408 1004 .406 408 1004 .406 196 308 .636 1 17 1324 221 2 2 502 1012
6 seasons MIL NBA 295 3072 341 830 .411 341 830 .411 159 255 .624 1 17 1081 164 2 2 426 841
1 season HOU NBA 63 720 67 174 .385 67 174 .385 37 53 .698 243 57 76 171

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
1968-69 22 MIL NBA C 77 16.1 1.8 4.3 .425 1.8 4.3 .425 0.9 1.4 .651 5.7 0.8 2.2 4.6
1969-70 23 MIL NBA C 60 6.9 0.9 2.4 .369 0.9 2.4 .369 0.4 0.6 .667 2.7 0.5 1.2 2.1
1970-71 24 MIL NBA C 76 8.9 1.1 2.6 .415 1.1 2.6 .415 0.5 0.8 .661 3.4 0.6 1.2 2.6
1971-72 25 HOU NBA C 63 11.4 1.1 2.8 .385 1.1 2.8 .385 0.6 0.8 .698 3.9 0.9 1.2 2.7
1972-73 26 MIL NBA C 72 9.6 0.9 2.2 .410 0.9 2.2 .410 0.4 0.7 .580 2.9 0.5 1.3 2.2
1973-74 27 MIL NBA C 8 5.6 0.4 0.8 .500 0.4 0.8 .500 0.0 0.9 .000 0.1 1.9 2.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.8
1974-75 28 MIL NBA C 2 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
Career NBA 358 10.6 1.1 2.8 .406 1.1 2.8 .406 0.5 0.9 .636 0.1 1.7 3.7 0.6 0.2 0.2 1.4 2.8
6 seasons MIL NBA 295 10.4 1.2 2.8 .411 1.2 2.8 .411 0.5 0.9 .624 0.1 1.7 3.7 0.6 0.2 0.2 1.4 2.9
1 season HOU NBA 63 11.4 1.1 2.8 .385 1.1 2.8 .385 0.6 0.8 .698 3.9 0.9 1.2 2.7

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
1968-69 22 MIL NBA C 77 1236 4.1 9.7 .425 4.1 9.7 .425 2.0 3.1 .651 12.8 1.7 4.8 10.2
1969-70 23 MIL NBA C 60 416 4.5 12.2 .369 4.5 12.2 .369 1.9 2.9 .667 13.8 2.4 6.1 10.9
1970-71 24 MIL NBA C 76 675 4.3 10.4 .415 4.3 10.4 .415 2.1 3.1 .661 13.7 2.3 4.8 10.7
1971-72 25 HOU NBA C 63 720 3.3 8.7 .385 3.3 8.7 .385 1.8 2.6 .698 12.2 2.8 3.8 8.6
1972-73 26 MIL NBA C 72 692 3.3 8.1 .410 3.3 8.1 .410 1.5 2.6 .580 10.8 1.8 4.9 8.2
1973-74 27 MIL NBA C 8 45 2.4 4.8 .500 2.4 4.8 .500 0.0 5.6 .000 0.8 12.0 12.8 0.0 1.6 1.6 4.0 4.8
1974-75 28 MIL NBA C 2 8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0
Career NBA 358 3792 3.9 9.5 .406 3.9 9.5 .406 1.9 2.9 .636 0.7 11.5 12.6 2.1 1.4 1.4 4.8 9.6
6 seasons MIL NBA 295 3072 4.0 9.7 .411 4.0 9.7 .411 1.9 3.0 .624 0.7 11.5 12.7 1.9 1.4 1.4 5.0 9.9
1 season HOU NBA 63 720 3.3 8.7 .385 3.3 8.7 .385 1.8 2.6 .698 12.2 2.8 3.8 8.6

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
1968-69 22 MIL NBA C 77 1236 10.9 .464 .425 .319 6.0 0.2 1.0 1.2 .048
1969-70 23 MIL NBA C 60 416 9.7 .405 .369 .234 7.8 -0.5 0.5 0.0 .001
1970-71 24 MIL NBA C 76 675 11.7 .455 .415 .303 18.0 7.2 -0.1 1.0 1.0 .068
1971-72 25 HOU NBA C 63 720 10.8 .433 .385 .305 15.3 9.7 -0.3 1.3 1.0 .068
1972-73 26 MIL NBA C 72 692 9.1 .441 .410 .321 14.6 5.7 -0.2 1.2 1.0 .071
1973-74 27 MIL NBA C 8 45 6.1 .330 .500 1.167 2.4 31.7 18.1 0.0 2.0 2.3 86 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.009
1974-75 28 MIL NBA C 2 8 4.6 0.0 25.3 13.1 14.4 0.0 0.0 98 0.0 0.0 0.0 .092
Career NBA 358 3792 10.5 .444 .406 .307 2.1 30.8 16.0 7.0 1.7 1.9 88 -1.0 5.3 4.2 .054
6 seasons MIL NBA 295 3072 10.4 .446 .411 .307 2.1 30.8 16.3 6.4 1.7 1.9 88 -0.7 3.9 3.2 .051
1 season HOU NBA 63 720 10.8 .433 .385 .305 15.3 9.7 -0.3 1.3 1.0 .068

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
1969-70 23 MIL NBA C 8 45 10 18 .556 10 18 .556 1 2 .500 12 2 6 21
1970-71 ❍ 24 MIL NBA C 14 89 9 21 .429 9 21 .429 6 9 .667 24 1 10 24
1972-73 26 MIL NBA C 5 17 1 1 1.000 1 1 1.000 0 0 3 2 6 2
Career NBA 27 151 20 40 .500 20 40 .500 7 11 .636 39 5 22 47
3 seasons MIL NBA 27 151 20 40 .500 20 40 .500 7 11 .636 39 5 22 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
1969-70 23 MIL NBA C 8 5.6 1.3 2.3 .556 1.3 2.3 .556 0.1 0.3 .500 1.5 0.3 0.8 2.6
1970-71 ❍ 24 MIL NBA C 14 6.4 0.6 1.5 .429 0.6 1.5 .429 0.4 0.6 .667 1.7 0.1 0.7 1.7
1972-73 26 MIL NBA C 5 3.4 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.4 1.2 0.4
Career NBA 27 5.6 0.7 1.5 .500 0.7 1.5 .500 0.3 0.4 .636 1.4 0.2 0.8 1.7
3 seasons MIL NBA 27 5.6 0.7 1.5 .500 0.7 1.5 .500 0.3 0.4 .636 1.4 0.2 0.8 1.7

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
1969-70 23 MIL NBA C 8 45 8.0 14.4 .556 8.0 14.4 .556 0.8 1.6 .500 9.6 1.6 4.8 16.8
1970-71 ❍ 24 MIL NBA C 14 89 3.6 8.5 .429 3.6 8.5 .429 2.4 3.6 .667 9.7 0.4 4.0 9.7
1972-73 26 MIL NBA C 5 17 2.1 2.1 1.000 2.1 2.1 1.000 0.0 0.0 6.4 4.2 12.7 4.2
Career NBA 27 151 4.8 9.5 .500 4.8 9.5 .500 1.7 2.6 .636 9.3 1.2 5.2 11.2
3 seasons MIL NBA 27 151 4.8 9.5 .500 4.8 9.5 .500 1.7 2.6 .636 9.3 1.2 5.2 11.2

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
1969-70 23 MIL NBA C 8 45 14.7 .556 .556 .111 6.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 .123
1970-71 ❍ 24 MIL NBA C 14 89 9.6 .481 .429 .429 12.5 1.3 0.0 0.1 0.2 .094
1972-73 26 MIL NBA C 5 17 7.0 1.000 1.000 .000 9.2 14.8 0.0 0.0 0.1 .176
Career NBA 27 151 10.8 .524 .500 .275 12.0 4.3 0.2 0.2 0.4 .112
3 seasons MIL NBA 27 151 10.8 .524 .500 .275 12.0 4.3 0.2 0.2 0.4 .112

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 7 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Dick Cunningham 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jelani McCoy 81.2 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Walt Davis 73.8 1.6 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.6
Rickey Brown 70.3 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.4
Eric Fernsten 68.3 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.0
Jerome James 67.8 1.2 0.9 0.8 0.7 -0.1 -0.2 -0.5
Aaron Gray 66.6 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.5
Jawann Oldham 66.4 1.3 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Stuart Gray 62.1 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.0 -0.4
Luther Rackley 61.3 1.9 1.8 1.3 0.8 0.1
Johan Petro 61.2 1.7 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.2
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Dick Cunningham 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jelani McCoy 80.8 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jawann Oldham 75.8 1.3 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Walt Davis 73.8 1.6 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.6
Rickey Brown 70.3 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.4
Jerome James 69.1 1.2 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.5
Eric Fernsten 68.3 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.0
Aaron Gray 66.6 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.5
Stuart Gray 62.1 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.0 -0.4
Luther Rackley 61.3 1.9 1.8 1.3 0.8 0.1
Clifford Rozier 58.8 1.6 1.3 1.1 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1971 Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)

Transactions

June 4, 1968: Drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the 2nd round (21st pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

September 12, 1968: Traded by the Phoenix Suns to the Milwaukee Bucks for John Arthurs, cash and a future 2nd round draft pick.

September 12, 1971: Traded by the Milwaukee Bucks to the Houston Rockets for John Block.

September 18, 1972: Sold by the Houston Rockets to the Milwaukee Bucks.

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