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Mel Daniels

Melvin Joe Daniels

Position: Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 220 lbs.
Born: July 20, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan
High School: Pershing in Detroit, Michigan
College: University of New Mexico
Draft: Cincinnati Royals, 1st round (9th pick, 9th overall), 1967 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 22, 1976 ▪ ABA Debut: October 22, 1967
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2012 (Full List)
As Coach: 1 Yr, 0-2, .000 W-L% (Full Record)

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
1967-68 ★ 23 MNM ABA C 78 2938 669 1640 .408 1 5 .200 668 1635 .409 390 678 .575 502 711 1213 109 232 268 1729
1968-69 ★ 24 INA ABA C 76 2934 712 1496 .476 0 4 .000 712 1492 .477 400 662 .604 383 873 1256 116 272 276 1824
1969-70 ★ 25 INA ABA C 83 3039 613 1295 .473 0 2 .000 613 1293 .474 330 489 .675 423 1039 1462 131 307 309 1556
1970-71 ★ 26 INA ABA C 82 3170 698 1357 .514 1 13 .077 697 1344 .519 326 480 .679 394 1081 1475 178 230 292 1723
1971-72 ★ 27 INA ABA C 79 2971 598 1184 .505 0 6 .000 598 1178 .508 317 451 .703 383 914 1297 176 239 289 1513
1972-73 ★ 28 INA ABA C 81 3103 587 1217 .482 1 4 .250 586 1213 .483 322 446 .722 348 899 1247 177 157 275 315 1497
1973-74 ★ 29 INA ABA C 78 2539 492 1117 .440 0 0 492 1117 .440 217 287 .756 251 655 906 122 56 92 215 283 1201
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 71 1646 290 644 .450 0 0 290 644 .450 116 183 .634 186 452 638 125 40 102 141 248 696
1975-76 31 Did Not Play (other pro league—Italy)
1976-77 32 NYN NBA C 11 126 13 35 .371 13 35 .371 13 23 .565 10 24 34 6 3 11 29 39
Career TOT 639 22466 4672 9985 .468 3 34 .088 4669 9951 .469 2431 3699 .657 2880 6648 9528 1140 99 362 1911 2309 11778
ABA 628 22340 4659 9950 .468 3 34 .088 4656 9916 .470 2418 3676 .658 2870 6624 9494 1134 96 351 1911 2280 11739
NBA 11 126 13 35 .371 13 35 .371 13 23 .565 10 24 34 6 3 11 29 39
6 seasons INA ABA 479 17756 3700 7666 .483 2 29 .069 3698 7637 .484 1912 2815 .679 2182 5461 7643 900 56 249 1538 1764 9314
1 season MNM ABA 78 2938 669 1640 .408 1 5 .200 668 1635 .409 390 678 .575 502 711 1213 109 232 268 1729
1 season MMS ABA 71 1646 290 644 .450 0 0 290 644 .450 116 183 .634 186 452 638 125 40 102 141 248 696
1 season NYN NBA 11 126 13 35 .371 13 35 .371 13 23 .565 10 24 34 6 3 11 29 39

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 ★ 23 MNM ABA C 78 37.7 8.6 21.0 .408 0.0 0.1 .200 8.6 21.0 .409 5.0 8.7 .575 6.4 9.1 15.6 1.4 3.0 3.4 22.2
1968-69 ★ 24 INA ABA C 76 38.6 9.4 19.7 .476 0.0 0.1 .000 9.4 19.6 .477 5.3 8.7 .604 5.0 11.5 16.5 1.5 3.6 3.6 24.0
1969-70 ★ 25 INA ABA C 83 36.6 7.4 15.6 .473 0.0 0.0 .000 7.4 15.6 .474 4.0 5.9 .675 5.1 12.5 17.6 1.6 3.7 3.7 18.7
1970-71 ★ 26 INA ABA C 82 38.7 8.5 16.5 .514 0.0 0.2 .077 8.5 16.4 .519 4.0 5.9 .679 4.8 13.2 18.0 2.2 2.8 3.6 21.0
1971-72 ★ 27 INA ABA C 79 37.6 7.6 15.0 .505 0.0 0.1 .000 7.6 14.9 .508 4.0 5.7 .703 4.8 11.6 16.4 2.2 3.0 3.7 19.2
1972-73 ★ 28 INA ABA C 81 38.3 7.2 15.0 .482 0.0 0.0 .250 7.2 15.0 .483 4.0 5.5 .722 4.3 11.1 15.4 2.2 1.9 3.4 3.9 18.5
1973-74 ★ 29 INA ABA C 78 32.6 6.3 14.3 .440 0.0 0.0 6.3 14.3 .440 2.8 3.7 .756 3.2 8.4 11.6 1.6 0.7 1.2 2.8 3.6 15.4
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 71 23.2 4.1 9.1 .450 0.0 0.0 4.1 9.1 .450 1.6 2.6 .634 2.6 6.4 9.0 1.8 0.6 1.4 2.0 3.5 9.8
1976-77 32 NYN NBA C 11 11.5 1.2 3.2 .371 1.2 3.2 .371 1.2 2.1 .565 0.9 2.2 3.1 0.5 0.3 1.0 2.6 3.5
Career TOT 639 35.2 7.3 15.6 .468 0.0 0.1 .088 7.3 15.6 .469 3.8 5.8 .657 4.5 10.4 14.9 1.8 0.6 1.5 3.0 3.6 18.4
ABA 628 35.6 7.4 15.8 .468 0.0 0.1 .088 7.4 15.8 .470 3.9 5.9 .658 4.6 10.5 15.1 1.8 0.6 1.5 3.0 3.6 18.7
NBA 11 11.5 1.2 3.2 .371 1.2 3.2 .371 1.2 2.1 .565 0.9 2.2 3.1 0.5 0.3 1.0 2.6 3.5
6 seasons INA ABA 479 37.1 7.7 16.0 .483 0.0 0.1 .069 7.7 15.9 .484 4.0 5.9 .679 4.6 11.4 16.0 1.9 0.7 1.6 3.2 3.7 19.4
1 season MNM ABA 78 37.7 8.6 21.0 .408 0.0 0.1 .200 8.6 21.0 .409 5.0 8.7 .575 6.4 9.1 15.6 1.4 3.0 3.4 22.2
1 season MMS ABA 71 23.2 4.1 9.1 .450 0.0 0.0 4.1 9.1 .450 1.6 2.6 .634 2.6 6.4 9.0 1.8 0.6 1.4 2.0 3.5 9.8
1 season NYN NBA 11 11.5 1.2 3.2 .371 1.2 3.2 .371 1.2 2.1 .565 0.9 2.2 3.1 0.5 0.3 1.0 2.6 3.5

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 ★ 23 MNM ABA C 78 2938 8.2 20.1 .408 0.0 0.1 .200 8.2 20.0 .409 4.8 8.3 .575 6.2 8.7 14.9 1.3 2.8 3.3 21.2
1968-69 ★ 24 INA ABA C 76 2934 8.7 18.4 .476 0.0 0.0 .000 8.7 18.3 .477 4.9 8.1 .604 4.7 10.7 15.4 1.4 3.3 3.4 22.4
1969-70 ★ 25 INA ABA C 83 3039 7.3 15.3 .473 0.0 0.0 .000 7.3 15.3 .474 3.9 5.8 .675 5.0 12.3 17.3 1.6 3.6 3.7 18.4
1970-71 ★ 26 INA ABA C 82 3170 7.9 15.4 .514 0.0 0.1 .077 7.9 15.3 .519 3.7 5.5 .679 4.5 12.3 16.8 2.0 2.6 3.3 19.6
1971-72 ★ 27 INA ABA C 79 2971 7.2 14.3 .505 0.0 0.1 .000 7.2 14.3 .508 3.8 5.5 .703 4.6 11.1 15.7 2.1 2.9 3.5 18.3
1972-73 ★ 28 INA ABA C 81 3103 6.8 14.1 .482 0.0 0.0 .250 6.8 14.1 .483 3.7 5.2 .722 4.0 10.4 14.5 2.1 1.8 3.2 3.7 17.4
1973-74 ★ 29 INA ABA C 78 2539 7.0 15.8 .440 0.0 0.0 7.0 15.8 .440 3.1 4.1 .756 3.6 9.3 12.8 1.7 0.8 1.3 3.0 4.0 17.0
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 71 1646 6.3 14.1 .450 0.0 0.0 6.3 14.1 .450 2.5 4.0 .634 4.1 9.9 14.0 2.7 0.9 2.2 3.1 5.4 15.2
1976-77 32 NYN NBA C 11 126 3.7 10.0 .371 3.7 10.0 .371 3.7 6.6 .565 2.9 6.9 9.7 1.7 0.9 3.1 8.3 11.1
Career TOT 639 22466 7.5 16.0 .468 0.0 0.1 .088 7.5 15.9 .469 3.9 5.9 .657 4.6 10.7 15.3 1.8 0.8 1.8 3.1 3.7 18.9
ABA 628 22340 7.5 16.0 .468 0.0 0.1 .088 7.5 16.0 .470 3.9 5.9 .658 4.6 10.7 15.3 1.8 0.8 1.7 3.1 3.7 18.9
NBA 11 126 3.7 10.0 .371 3.7 10.0 .371 3.7 6.6 .565 2.9 6.9 9.7 1.7 0.9 3.1 8.3 11.1
6 seasons INA ABA 479 17756 7.5 15.5 .483 0.0 0.1 .069 7.5 15.5 .484 3.9 5.7 .679 4.4 11.1 15.5 1.8 0.8 1.6 3.1 3.6 18.9
1 season MNM ABA 78 2938 8.2 20.1 .408 0.0 0.1 .200 8.2 20.0 .409 4.8 8.3 .575 6.2 8.7 14.9 1.3 2.8 3.3 21.2
1 season MMS ABA 71 1646 6.3 14.1 .450 0.0 0.0 6.3 14.1 .450 2.5 4.0 .634 4.1 9.9 14.0 2.7 0.9 2.2 3.1 5.4 15.2
1 season NYN NBA 11 126 3.7 10.0 .371 3.7 10.0 .371 3.7 6.6 .565 2.9 6.9 9.7 1.7 0.9 3.1 8.3 11.1

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 ★ 29 INA ABA C 78 2539 9.0 20.5 .440 0.0 0.0 9.0 20.5 .440 4.0 5.3 .756 4.6 12.0 16.6 2.2 1.0 1.7 3.9 5.2 22.0
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 71 1646 8.5 18.9 .450 0.0 0.0 8.5 18.9 .450 3.4 5.4 .634 5.5 13.3 18.7 3.7 1.2 3.0 4.1 7.3 20.4
1976-77 32 NYN NBA C 11 126 4.8 12.9 .371 4.8 12.9 .371 4.8 8.4 .565 3.7 8.8 12.5 2.2 1.1 4.0 10.6 14.3
Career TOT 639 22466 8.7 19.7 .468 0.0 0.4 .088 51.1 109.0 .469 26.6 40.5 .657 31.5 12.4 104.3 2.8 1.1 2.2 21.6 25.3 129.0
ABA 628 22340 8.8 19.9 .468 0.0 0.4 .088 52.5 111.9 .470 27.3 41.5 .658 32.4 12.5 107.1 2.8 1.1 2.2 21.6 25.7 132.5
NBA 11 126 4.8 12.9 .371 4.8 12.9 .371 4.8 8.4 .565 3.7 8.8 12.5 2.2 1.1 4.0 10.6 14.3
6 seasons INA ABA 479 17756 9.0 20.5 .483 0.0 0.5 .069 67.9 140.1 .484 35.1 51.7 .679 40.0 12.0 140.3 2.2 1.0 1.7 28.2 32.4 170.9
1 season MNM ABA 78 2938 .408 .200 .409 .575
1 season MMS ABA 71 1646 8.5 18.9 .450 0.0 0.0 8.5 18.9 .450 3.4 5.4 .634 5.5 13.3 18.7 3.7 1.2 3.0 4.1 7.3 20.4
1 season NYN NBA 11 126 4.8 12.9 .371 4.8 12.9 .371 4.8 8.4 .565 3.7 8.8 12.5 2.2 1.1 4.0 10.6 14.3

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
1967-68 ★ 23 MNM ABA C 78 2938 22.4 .446 .408 .413 .003 17.9 5.9 10.7 26.1 0.1 9.1 9.2 .150
1968-69 ★ 24 INA ABA C 76 2934 21.7 .510 .476 .443 .003 18.6 5.9 13.2 25.0 4.2 4.4 8.6 .140
1969-70 ★ 25 INA ABA C 83 3039 20.0 .515 .473 .378 .002 21.7 6.3 16.9 22.8 3.9 4.7 8.6 .135
1970-71 ★ 26 INA ABA C 82 3170 21.9 .549 .515 .354 .010 21.0 7.9 12.8 21.3 6.0 5.4 11.4 .173
1971-72 ★ 27 INA ABA C 79 2971 21.3 .547 .505 .381 .005 12.2 27.1 19.9 8.7 14.7 21.1 5.4 4.9 10.3 .166
1972-73 ★ 28 INA ABA C 81 3103 19.3 .530 .483 .366 .003 10.6 25.7 18.4 8.0 2.6 16.3 20.5 3.5 5.8 9.2 .142
1973-74 ★ 29 INA ABA C 78 2539 15.8 .483 .440 .257 .000 9.4 24.1 16.8 7.1 1.0 1.9 14.7 22.4 98 97 1.0 4.4 5.4 .102
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 71 1646 16.1 .480 .450 .284 .000 11.1 28.9 19.7 10.8 1.2 3.3 16.3 22.0 96 102 -0.1 2.3 2.2 .065
1976-77 32 NYN NBA C 11 126 10.7 .432 .371 .657 7.6 20.3 13.7 7.0 1.1 4.9 95 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.002
Career TOT 639 22466 20.1 .507 .468 .370 .003 10.8 26.2 19.3 7.4 1.1 2.6 14.2 22.7 97 99 23.7 41.2 64.8 .139
ABA 628 22340 20.1 .507 .468 .369 .003 10.9 26.2 19.3 7.4 1.1 2.5 14.2 22.7 97 99 23.9 41.0 64.8 .139
NBA 11 126 10.7 .432 .371 .657 7.6 20.3 13.7 7.0 1.1 4.9 95 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.002
6 seasons INA ABA 479 17756 20.1 .523 .483 .367 .004 10.8 25.7 19.5 7.3 1.0 2.3 14.7 22.2 98 97 23.9 29.5 53.4 .144
1 season MNM ABA 78 2938 22.4 .446 .408 .413 .003 17.9 5.9 10.7 26.1 0.1 9.1 9.2 .150
1 season MMS ABA 71 1646 16.1 .480 .450 .284 .000 11.1 28.9 19.7 10.8 1.2 3.3 16.3 22.0 96 102 -0.1 2.3 2.2 .065
1 season NYN NBA 11 126 10.7 .432 .371 .657 7.6 20.3 13.7 7.0 1.1 4.9 95 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.002

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
1967-68 23 MNM ABA C 10 409 98 226 .434 0 0 98 226 .434 57 94 .606 161 19 33 35 253
1968-69 24 INA ABA C 17 570 127 301 .422 0 1 .000 127 300 .423 79 130 .608 237 22 57 75 333
1969-70 ❍ 25 INA ABA C 15 533 108 243 .444 0 1 .000 108 242 .446 74 111 .667 265 15 48 62 290
1970-71 26 INA ABA C 11 457 94 194 .485 0 0 94 194 .485 47 63 .746 71 140 211 16 26 38 235
1971-72 ❍ 27 INA ABA C 20 744 121 252 .480 0 3 .000 121 249 .486 64 85 .753 302 28 58 85 306
1972-73 ❍ 28 INA ABA C 18 636 112 238 .471 0 0 112 238 .471 62 81 .765 70 178 248 40 39 76 286
1973-74 29 INA ABA C 14 498 69 172 .401 0 0 69 172 .401 33 43 .767 35 125 160 27 11 14 30 50 171
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 4 54 11 22 .500 0 0 11 22 .500 5 9 .556 4 20 24 1 1 6 1 12 27
Career ABA 109 3901 740 1648 .449 0 5 .000 740 1643 .450 421 616 .683 180 463 1608 168 12 20 292 433 1901
6 seasons INA ABA 95 3438 631 1400 .451 0 5 .000 631 1395 .452 359 513 .700 176 443 1423 148 11 14 258 386 1621
1 season MNM ABA 10 409 98 226 .434 0 0 98 226 .434 57 94 .606 161 19 33 35 253
1 season MMS ABA 4 54 11 22 .500 0 0 11 22 .500 5 9 .556 4 20 24 1 1 6 1 12 27

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 23 MNM ABA C 10 40.9 9.8 22.6 .434 0.0 0.0 9.8 22.6 .434 5.7 9.4 .606 16.1 1.9 3.3 3.5 25.3
1968-69 24 INA ABA C 17 33.5 7.5 17.7 .422 0.0 0.1 .000 7.5 17.6 .423 4.6 7.6 .608 13.9 1.3 3.4 4.4 19.6
1969-70 ❍ 25 INA ABA C 15 35.5 7.2 16.2 .444 0.0 0.1 .000 7.2 16.1 .446 4.9 7.4 .667 17.7 1.0 3.2 4.1 19.3
1970-71 26 INA ABA C 11 41.5 8.5 17.6 .485 0.0 0.0 8.5 17.6 .485 4.3 5.7 .746 6.5 12.7 19.2 1.5 2.4 3.5 21.4
1971-72 ❍ 27 INA ABA C 20 37.2 6.1 12.6 .480 0.0 0.2 .000 6.1 12.5 .486 3.2 4.3 .753 15.1 1.4 2.9 4.3 15.3
1972-73 ❍ 28 INA ABA C 18 35.3 6.2 13.2 .471 0.0 0.0 6.2 13.2 .471 3.4 4.5 .765 3.9 9.9 13.8 2.2 2.2 4.2 15.9
1973-74 29 INA ABA C 14 35.6 4.9 12.3 .401 0.0 0.0 4.9 12.3 .401 2.4 3.1 .767 2.5 8.9 11.4 1.9 0.8 1.0 2.1 3.6 12.2
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 4 13.5 2.8 5.5 .500 0.0 0.0 2.8 5.5 .500 1.3 2.3 .556 1.0 5.0 6.0 0.3 0.3 1.5 0.3 3.0 6.8
Career ABA 109 35.8 6.8 15.1 .449 0.0 0.0 .000 6.8 15.1 .450 3.9 5.7 .683 3.8 9.9 14.8 1.5 0.7 1.1 2.7 4.0 17.4
6 seasons INA ABA 95 36.2 6.6 14.7 .451 0.0 0.1 .000 6.6 14.7 .452 3.8 5.4 .700 4.1 10.3 15.0 1.6 0.8 1.0 2.7 4.1 17.1
1 season MNM ABA 10 40.9 9.8 22.6 .434 0.0 0.0 9.8 22.6 .434 5.7 9.4 .606 16.1 1.9 3.3 3.5 25.3
1 season MMS ABA 4 13.5 2.8 5.5 .500 0.0 0.0 2.8 5.5 .500 1.3 2.3 .556 1.0 5.0 6.0 0.3 0.3 1.5 0.3 3.0 6.8

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 23 MNM ABA C 10 409 8.6 19.9 .434 0.0 0.0 8.6 19.9 .434 5.0 8.3 .606 14.2 1.7 2.9 3.1 22.3
1968-69 24 INA ABA C 17 570 8.0 19.0 .422 0.0 0.1 .000 8.0 18.9 .423 5.0 8.2 .608 15.0 1.4 3.6 4.7 21.0
1969-70 ❍ 25 INA ABA C 15 533 7.3 16.4 .444 0.0 0.1 .000 7.3 16.3 .446 5.0 7.5 .667 17.9 1.0 3.2 4.2 19.6
1970-71 26 INA ABA C 11 457 7.4 15.3 .485 0.0 0.0 7.4 15.3 .485 3.7 5.0 .746 5.6 11.0 16.6 1.3 2.0 3.0 18.5
1971-72 ❍ 27 INA ABA C 20 744 5.9 12.2 .480 0.0 0.1 .000 5.9 12.0 .486 3.1 4.1 .753 14.6 1.4 2.8 4.1 14.8
1972-73 ❍ 28 INA ABA C 18 636 6.3 13.5 .471 0.0 0.0 6.3 13.5 .471 3.5 4.6 .765 4.0 10.1 14.0 2.3 2.2 4.3 16.2
1973-74 29 INA ABA C 14 498 5.0 12.4 .401 0.0 0.0 5.0 12.4 .401 2.4 3.1 .767 2.5 9.0 11.6 2.0 0.8 1.0 2.2 3.6 12.4
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 4 54 7.3 14.7 .500 0.0 0.0 7.3 14.7 .500 3.3 6.0 .556 2.7 13.3 16.0 0.7 0.7 4.0 0.7 8.0 18.0
Career ABA 109 3901 6.8 15.2 .449 0.0 0.0 .000 6.8 15.2 .450 3.9 5.7 .683 3.9 10.1 14.8 1.6 0.8 1.3 2.7 4.0 17.5
6 seasons INA ABA 95 3438 6.6 14.7 .451 0.0 0.1 .000 6.6 14.6 .452 3.8 5.4 .700 4.0 10.0 14.9 1.5 0.8 1.0 2.7 4.0 17.0
1 season MNM ABA 10 409 8.6 19.9 .434 0.0 0.0 8.6 19.9 .434 5.0 8.3 .606 14.2 1.7 2.9 3.1 22.3
1 season MMS ABA 4 54 7.3 14.7 .500 0.0 0.0 7.3 14.7 .500 3.3 6.0 .556 2.7 13.3 16.0 0.7 0.7 4.0 0.7 8.0 18.0

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
1973-74 29 INA ABA C 14 498 7.1 17.7 .401 0.0 0.0 7.1 17.7 .401 3.4 4.4 .767 3.6 12.9 16.5 2.8 1.1 1.4 3.1 5.2 17.6
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 4 54 10.6 21.1 .500 0.0 0.0 10.6 21.1 .500 4.8 8.6 .556 3.8 19.2 23.0 1.0 1.0 5.8 1.0 11.5 25.9
Career ABA 109 3901 7.5 18.1 .449 0.0 0.5 .000 68.9 153.0 .450 39.2 57.4 .683 16.8 13.5 149.8 2.6 1.1 1.9 27.2 40.3 177.1
6 seasons INA ABA 95 3438 7.1 17.7 .451 0.0 0.5 .000 65.1 143.9 .452 37.0 52.9 .700 18.2 12.9 146.8 2.8 1.1 1.4 26.6 39.8 167.2
1 season MNM ABA 10 409 .434 .434 .606
1 season MMS ABA 4 54 10.6 21.1 .500 0.0 0.0 10.6 21.1 .500 4.8 8.6 .556 3.8 19.2 23.0 1.0 1.0 5.8 1.0 11.5 25.9

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
1967-68 23 MNM ABA C 10 409 22.1 .473 .434 .416 .000 17.1 7.6 11.0 25.8 0.2 1.1 1.3 .153
1968-69 24 INA ABA C 17 570 16.9 .465 .422 .432 .003 18.0 5.5 13.7 26.2 0.0 1.0 1.1 .090
1969-70 ❍ 25 INA ABA C 15 533 18.6 .497 .444 .457 .004 21.4 4.2 14.1 23.9 0.3 1.5 1.8 .162
1970-71 26 INA ABA C 11 457 23.0 .530 .485 .325 .000 5.6 10.5 0.8 0.9 1.7 .177
1971-72 ❍ 27 INA ABA C 20 744 16.4 .529 .480 .337 .012 19.4 5.4 16.7 18.9 0.8 1.3 2.1 .136
1972-73 ❍ 28 INA ABA C 18 636 20.5 .523 .471 .340 .000 18.6 10.0 12.5 19.9 0.8 1.5 2.3 .176
1973-74 29 INA ABA C 14 498 13.1 .448 .401 .250 .000 7.0 26.0 16.3 8.4 1.1 1.6 13.6 19.2 95 104 -0.1 0.5 0.5 .044
1974-75 30 MMS ABA C 4 54 22.5 .520 .500 .409 .000 8.6 41.0 25.2 3.1 1.0 6.2 3.7 22.8 113 100 0.1 0.1 0.2 .180
Career ABA 109 3901 18.5 .495 .449 .374 .003 7.2 27.5 18.7 6.6 1.1 2.0 13.2 22.0 97 103 3.0 8.0 11.0 .135
6 seasons INA ABA 95 3438 18.0 .499 .451 .366 .004 7.0 26.0 18.8 6.6 1.1 1.6 13.7 21.5 95 104 2.6 6.8 9.4 .132
1 season MNM ABA 10 409 22.1 .473 .434 .416 .000 17.1 7.6 11.0 25.8 0.2 1.1 1.3 .153
1 season MMS ABA 4 54 22.5 .520 .500 .409 .000 8.6 41.0 25.2 3.1 1.0 6.2 3.7 22.8 113 100 0.1 0.1 0.2 .180

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
1967-68 23 MNM ABA C 1 29:00 9 18 .500 0 0 4 11 .364 8 15 0 3 1 22
1968-69 24 INA ABA C 1 31:00 5 16 .313 0 0 7 10 .700 1 10 2 2 3 17
1969-70 25 INA ABA C 1 26:00 6 14 .429 0 0 1 3 .333 12 1 4 13
1970-71 26 INA ABA C 1 30:00 12 19 .632 0 0 5 7 .714 3 13 3 4 3 29
1971-72 27 INA ABA C 1 26:00 8 14 .571 0 0 5 8 .625 1 9 1 1 4 21
1972-73 28 INA ABA C 1 33:00 8 19 .421 0 0 9 12 .750 4 11 1 0 2 3 3 25
1973-74 29 INA ABA C 1 20:00 2 11 .182 0 0 1 2 .500 3 7 0 0 1 4 2 5
Career ABA 7 195 50 111 .450 0 0 32 53 .604 20 77 8 0 3 17 20 132

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 9 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Mel Daniels 11.4 10.3 9.2 9.2 8.6 8.6 5.4 2.2 0.0
Yao Ming 91.1 11.4 10.7 10.6 8.7 8.6 8.3 7.4 0.3
Bill Cartwright 87.3 10.1 10.0 9.8 9.7 6.4 5.8 5.0 2.1 0.0
Brad Daugherty 86.9 12.7 11.7 9.6 9.0 6.6 6.4 6.0 3.1
Alonzo Mourning 86.0 12.9 9.9 9.4 8.4 8.2 7.9 7.5 6.3 0.9
Bill Laimbeer 85.1 10.8 10.5 9.8 9.2 9.0 8.8 8.5 5.4 4.7
Robert Parish 85.0 10.9 10.8 10.5 10.0 9.0 7.1 4.8 4.6 4.0
Dave Cowens 83.9 12.0 10.8 10.7 10.4 9.5 9.3 6.4 4.8 4.4
Dave Robisch 83.9 10.1 9.1 8.6 8.5 7.8 5.2 5.0 2.3 2.3
Dikembe Mutombo 83.7 11.3 10.8 9.9 9.4 8.8 8.7 7.9 7.6 4.8
Clyde Lovellette 83.5 10.1 9.0 8.5 8.5 8.2 8.1 6.5 5.2 3.6
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Mel Daniels 11.4 10.3 9.2 9.2 8.6 8.6 5.4 2.2 0.0
Yao Ming 91.1 11.4 10.7 10.6 8.7 8.6 8.3 7.4 0.3
Brad Daugherty 86.9 12.7 11.7 9.6 9.0 6.6 6.4 6.0 3.1
Clyde Lovellette 81.0 10.1 9.0 8.5 8.5 8.2 8.1 6.5 5.2 3.6 1.6 1.3
Swen Nater 80.0 9.7 8.7 8.6 6.9 6.8 6.8 5.5 3.1 1.2 1.2 -0.1
Tyson Chandler 79.3 10.0 9.5 9.4 9.3 8.3 7.9 5.4 4.9 3.9 3.4 2.9 1.9 1.8
Dave Robisch 78.8 10.1 9.1 8.6 8.5 7.8 5.2 5.0 4.2 2.3 2.3 0.7 0.4 0.1
Joakim Noah 77.6 11.2 9.0 7.3 6.7 6.4 6.2 3.8
Dave Cowens 77.5 12.0 10.8 10.7 10.4 9.5 9.3 6.4 5.4 4.8 4.4 2.6
Brad Miller 76.7 10.0 9.6 9.1 8.6 8.3 6.5 5.1 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.0 2.7 2.1 0.2
Willis Reed 76.3 14.7 14.6 10.6 10.0 7.9 5.8 5.5 3.6 1.5 0.6

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
1964-65 20 NMEXICO 27 178 366 111 182 302 467 .486 .610 17.3 11.2
1965-66 21 NMEXICO 23 191 394 107 145 238 489 .485 .738 21.3 10.3
1966-67 22 NMEXICO 27 225 468 131 191 313 581 .481 .686 21.5 11.6
Career 77 594 1228 349 518 853 1537 .484 .674 20.0 11.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1970 Indiana Pacers (ABA)
1972 Indiana Pacers (ABA)
1973 Indiana Pacers (ABA)

Games
1967-68 ABA 78 (3)
Career ABA 628 (9)

Minutes Played
1968-69 ABA 2934 (8)
1972-73 ABA 3103 (7)
Career ABA 22340 (4)

Field Goals
1967-68 ABA 669 (1)
1968-69 ABA 712 (4)
1970-71 ABA 698 (8)
Career ABA 4659 (4)

Field Goal Attempts
1967-68 ABA 1640 (1)
1968-69 ABA 1496 (4)
Career ABA 9950 (5)

Free Throws
Career ABA 2418 (9)

Free Throw Attempts
1967-68 ABA 678 (4)
1968-69 ABA 662 (2)
Career ABA 3676 (3)

Offensive Rebounds
1967-68 ABA 502 (1)
1968-69 ABA 383 (2)
1969-70 ABA 423 (5)
1970-71 ABA 394 (4)
1971-72 ABA 383 (3)
1972-73 ABA 348 (3)
Career ABA 2870 (1)
Career 2880 (34)

Defensive Rebounds
1967-68 ABA 711 (1)
1968-69 ABA 873 (1)
1969-70 ABA 1039 (2)
1970-71 ABA 1081 (2)
1971-72 ABA 914 (2)
1972-73 ABA 899 (2)
1973-74 ABA 655 (5)
Career ABA 6624 (1)
Career 6648 (32)

Total Rebounds
1967-68 ABA 1213 (1)
1968-69 ABA 1256 (1)
1969-70 ABA 1462 (2)
1970-71 ABA 1475 (1)
1971-72 ABA 1297 (3)
1972-73 ABA 1247 (2)
1973-74 ABA 906 (6)
Career ABA 9494 (1)
Career 9528 (46)

Assists
Career ABA 1134 (43)

Steals
Career ABA 96 (81)

Blocks
1972-73 ABA 157 (4)
Career ABA 351 (10)

Turnovers
1967-68 ABA 232 (9)
1968-69 ABA 272 (5)
1969-70 ABA 307 (3)
1972-73 ABA 275 (9)
Career ABA 1911 (2)

Personal Fouls
1969-70 ABA 309 (5)
1972-73 ABA 315 (4)
Career ABA 2280 (1)

Points
1967-68 ABA 1729 (5)
1968-69 ABA 1824 (4)
Career ABA 11739 (4)

Field Goal Pct
1968-69 ABA .476 (6)
1970-71 ABA .514 (2)
1971-72 ABA .505 (9)
1972-73 ABA .482 (8)
Career ABA .468 (50)

Free Throw Pct
Career ABA .658 (92)

Minutes Per Game
1968-69 ABA 38.6 (9)
1972-73 ABA 38.3 (7)
Career ABA 35.6 (14)
Career 35.2 (84)

Points Per Game
1967-68 ABA 22.2 (6)
1968-69 ABA 24.0 (4)
1970-71 ABA 21.0 (10)
Career ABA 18.7 (20)
Career 18.4 (99)

Rebounds Per Game
1967-68 ABA 15.6 (1)
1968-69 ABA 16.5 (1)
1969-70 ABA 17.6 (2)
1970-71 ABA 18.0 (1)
1971-72 ABA 16.4 (2)
1972-73 ABA 15.4 (2)
1973-74 ABA 11.6 (5)
Career ABA 15.1 (2)
Career 14.9 (6)

Blocks Per Game
1973-74 ABA 1.2 (10)

Player Efficiency Rating
1967-68 ABA 22.4 (4)
1968-69 ABA 21.7 (4)
1969-70 ABA 20.0 (10)
1970-71 ABA 21.9 (4)
1971-72 ABA 21.3 (8)
1972-73 ABA 19.3 (10)
Career ABA 20.1 (8)
Career 20.1 (61)

True Shooting Pct
Career ABA .507 (67)

Effective Field Goal Pct
1968-69 ABA .476 (7)
1970-71 ABA .515 (2)
1972-73 ABA .483 (7)
Career ABA .468 (60)

Offensive Rebound Pct
1971-72 ABA 12.2 (3)
1972-73 ABA 10.6 (7)
1974-75 ABA 11.1 (10)
Career ABA 10.9 (8)
Career 10.8 (49)

Defensive Rebound Pct
1971-72 ABA 27.1 (1)
1972-73 ABA 25.7 (3)
1973-74 ABA 24.1 (5)
1974-75 ABA 28.9 (2)
Career ABA 26.2 (3)
Career 26.2 (8)

Total Rebound Pct
1967-68 ABA 17.9 (1)
1968-69 ABA 18.6 (1)
1969-70 ABA 21.7 (1)
1970-71 ABA 21.0 (1)
1971-72 ABA 19.9 (1)
1972-73 ABA 18.4 (3)
1973-74 ABA 16.8 (8)
1974-75 ABA 19.7 (3)
Career ABA 19.3 (2)
Career 19.3 (6)

Assist Pct
Career ABA 7.4 (70)

Block Pct
1974-75 ABA 3.3 (4)
Career ABA 2.5 (12)
Career 2.6 (89)

Turnover Pct
Career ABA 14.2 (47)

Usage Pct
1967-68 ABA 26.1 (1)
1968-69 ABA 25.0 (7)
Career ABA 22.7 (19)

Offensive Rating
Career ABA 96.9 (56)

Defensive Rating
1973-74 ABA 97.4 (9)
Career ABA 99.0 (6)
Career 98.9 (22)

Offensive Win Shares
1970-71 ABA 6.0 (7)
Career ABA 23.9 (25)

Defensive Win Shares
1967-68 ABA 9.1 (1)
1968-69 ABA 4.4 (2)
1969-70 ABA 4.7 (5)
1970-71 ABA 5.4 (3)
1971-72 ABA 4.9 (6)
1972-73 ABA 5.8 (3)
1973-74 ABA 4.4 (6)
Career ABA 41.0 (1)
Career 41.2 (85)

Win Shares
1967-68 ABA 9.2 (9)
1968-69 ABA 8.6 (7)
1970-71 ABA 11.4 (2)
1971-72 ABA 10.3 (7)
Career ABA 64.8 (7)

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1970-71 ABA .173 (2)
1971-72 ABA .166 (8)
Career ABA .139 (17)

     

Transactions

October 19, 1976: Signed as a free agent with the New York Nets.

December 13, 1976: Waived by the New York Nets.

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