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George Dempsey

George P. Dempsey

Position: Point Guard and Shooting Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 190 lbs.
Born: July 19, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
High School: Merchantville in Merchantville, New Jersey
College: King's College
Draft: Philadelphia Warriors, 7th round (9th pick, 68th overall), 1951 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: December 28, 1954

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
1954-55 25 PHW NBA SG 48 1387 127 360 .353 127 360 .353 98 141 .695 236 174 141 352
1955-56 26 PHW NBA PG 72 1444 126 265 .475 126 265 .475 88 139 .633 264 205 146 340
1956-57 27 PHW NBA PG 71 1147 134 302 .444 134 302 .444 55 102 .539 251 136 107 323
1957-58 28 PHW NBA PG 67 1048 112 311 .360 112 311 .360 70 105 .667 214 128 113 294
1958-59 29 TOT NBA PG 57 694 92 215 .428 92 215 .428 81 106 .764 160 68 95 265
1958-59 29 PHW NBA PG 23 284 36 75 .480 36 75 .480 23 33 .697 60 32 31 95
1958-59 29 SYR NBA PG 34 410 56 140 .400 56 140 .400 58 73 .795 100 36 64 170
Career NBA 315 5720 591 1453 .407 591 1453 .407 392 593 .661 1125 711 602 1574
5 seasons PHW NBA 281 5310 535 1313 .407 535 1313 .407 334 520 .642 1025 675 538 1404
1 season SYR NBA 34 410 56 140 .400 56 140 .400 58 73 .795 100 36 64 170

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
1954-55 25 PHW NBA SG 48 28.9 2.6 7.5 .353 2.6 7.5 .353 2.0 2.9 .695 4.9 3.6 2.9 7.3
1955-56 26 PHW NBA PG 72 20.1 1.8 3.7 .475 1.8 3.7 .475 1.2 1.9 .633 3.7 2.8 2.0 4.7
1956-57 27 PHW NBA PG 71 16.2 1.9 4.3 .444 1.9 4.3 .444 0.8 1.4 .539 3.5 1.9 1.5 4.5
1957-58 28 PHW NBA PG 67 15.6 1.7 4.6 .360 1.7 4.6 .360 1.0 1.6 .667 3.2 1.9 1.7 4.4
1958-59 29 TOT NBA PG 57 12.2 1.6 3.8 .428 1.6 3.8 .428 1.4 1.9 .764 2.8 1.2 1.7 4.6
1958-59 29 PHW NBA PG 23 12.3 1.6 3.3 .480 1.6 3.3 .480 1.0 1.4 .697 2.6 1.4 1.3 4.1
1958-59 29 SYR NBA PG 34 12.1 1.6 4.1 .400 1.6 4.1 .400 1.7 2.1 .795 2.9 1.1 1.9 5.0
Career NBA 315 18.2 1.9 4.6 .407 1.9 4.6 .407 1.2 1.9 .661 3.6 2.3 1.9 5.0
5 seasons PHW NBA 281 18.9 1.9 4.7 .407 1.9 4.7 .407 1.2 1.9 .642 3.6 2.4 1.9 5.0
1 season SYR NBA 34 12.1 1.6 4.1 .400 1.6 4.1 .400 1.7 2.1 .795 2.9 1.1 1.9 5.0

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
1954-55 25 PHW NBA SG 48 1387 3.3 9.3 .353 3.3 9.3 .353 2.5 3.7 .695 6.1 4.5 3.7 9.1
1955-56 26 PHW NBA PG 72 1444 3.1 6.6 .475 3.1 6.6 .475 2.2 3.5 .633 6.6 5.1 3.6 8.5
1956-57 27 PHW NBA PG 71 1147 4.2 9.5 .444 4.2 9.5 .444 1.7 3.2 .539 7.9 4.3 3.4 10.1
1957-58 28 PHW NBA PG 67 1048 3.8 10.7 .360 3.8 10.7 .360 2.4 3.6 .667 7.4 4.4 3.9 10.1
1958-59 29 TOT NBA PG 57 694 4.8 11.2 .428 4.8 11.2 .428 4.2 5.5 .764 8.3 3.5 4.9 13.7
1958-59 29 PHW NBA PG 23 284 4.6 9.5 .480 4.6 9.5 .480 2.9 4.2 .697 7.6 4.1 3.9 12.0
1958-59 29 SYR NBA PG 34 410 4.9 12.3 .400 4.9 12.3 .400 5.1 6.4 .795 8.8 3.2 5.6 14.9
Career NBA 315 5720 3.7 9.1 .407 3.7 9.1 .407 2.5 3.7 .661 7.1 4.5 3.8 9.9
5 seasons PHW NBA 281 5310 3.6 8.9 .407 3.6 8.9 .407 2.3 3.5 .642 6.9 4.6 3.6 9.5
1 season SYR NBA 34 410 4.9 12.3 .400 4.9 12.3 .400 5.1 6.4 .795 8.8 3.2 5.6 14.9

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
1954-55 25 PHW NBA SG 48 1387 10.8 .417 .353 .392 0.2 1.4 1.5 .053
1955-56 26 PHW NBA PG 72 1444 12.8 .521 .475 .525 2.3 1.2 3.5 .117
1956-57 27 PHW NBA PG 71 1147 13.4 .466 .444 .338 1.3 0.8 2.1 .089
1957-58 28 PHW NBA PG 67 1048 10.9 .412 .360 .338 0.1 1.2 1.4 .063
1958-59 29 TOT NBA PG 57 694 14.6 .506 .428 .493 1.4 0.8 2.2 .152
1958-59 29 PHW NBA PG 23 284 15.0 .531 .480 .440 0.6 0.4 1.0 .168
1958-59 29 SYR NBA PG 34 410 14.4 .494 .400 .521 0.7 0.5 1.2 .141
Career NBA 315 5720 12.3 .459 .407 .408 5.3 5.5 10.8 .090
5 seasons PHW NBA 281 5310 12.1 .455 .407 .396 4.5 5.0 9.6 .086
1 season SYR NBA 34 410 14.4 .494 .400 .521 0.7 0.5 1.2 .141

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
1955-56 ❍ 26 PHW NBA PG 10 134 12 30 .400 12 30 .400 14 20 .700 25 13 11 38
1956-57 27 PHW NBA PG 2 74 9 21 .429 9 21 .429 7 16 .438 15 12 5 25
1957-58 28 PHW NBA PG 8 101 14 28 .500 14 28 .500 5 9 .556 18 6 11 33
1958-59 29 SYR NBA PG 5 30 3 8 .375 3 8 .375 3 4 .750 6 4 8 9
Career NBA 25 339 38 87 .437 38 87 .437 29 49 .592 64 35 35 105
3 seasons PHW NBA 20 309 35 79 .443 35 79 .443 26 45 .578 58 31 27 96
1 season SYR NBA 5 30 3 8 .375 3 8 .375 3 4 .750 6 4 8 9

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
1955-56 ❍ 26 PHW NBA PG 10 13.4 1.2 3.0 .400 1.2 3.0 .400 1.4 2.0 .700 2.5 1.3 1.1 3.8
1956-57 27 PHW NBA PG 2 37.0 4.5 10.5 .429 4.5 10.5 .429 3.5 8.0 .438 7.5 6.0 2.5 12.5
1957-58 28 PHW NBA PG 8 12.6 1.8 3.5 .500 1.8 3.5 .500 0.6 1.1 .556 2.3 0.8 1.4 4.1
1958-59 29 SYR NBA PG 5 6.0 0.6 1.6 .375 0.6 1.6 .375 0.6 0.8 .750 1.2 0.8 1.6 1.8
Career NBA 25 13.6 1.5 3.5 .437 1.5 3.5 .437 1.2 2.0 .592 2.6 1.4 1.4 4.2
3 seasons PHW NBA 20 15.5 1.8 4.0 .443 1.8 4.0 .443 1.3 2.3 .578 2.9 1.6 1.4 4.8
1 season SYR NBA 5 6.0 0.6 1.6 .375 0.6 1.6 .375 0.6 0.8 .750 1.2 0.8 1.6 1.8

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
1955-56 ❍ 26 PHW NBA PG 10 134 3.2 8.1 .400 3.2 8.1 .400 3.8 5.4 .700 6.7 3.5 3.0 10.2
1956-57 27 PHW NBA PG 2 74 4.4 10.2 .429 4.4 10.2 .429 3.4 7.8 .438 7.3 5.8 2.4 12.2
1957-58 28 PHW NBA PG 8 101 5.0 10.0 .500 5.0 10.0 .500 1.8 3.2 .556 6.4 2.1 3.9 11.8
1958-59 29 SYR NBA PG 5 30 3.6 9.6 .375 3.6 9.6 .375 3.6 4.8 .750 7.2 4.8 9.6 10.8
Career NBA 25 339 4.0 9.2 .437 4.0 9.2 .437 3.1 5.2 .592 6.8 3.7 3.7 11.2
3 seasons PHW NBA 20 309 4.1 9.2 .443 4.1 9.2 .443 3.0 5.2 .578 6.8 3.6 3.1 11.2
1 season SYR NBA 5 30 3.6 9.6 .375 3.6 9.6 .375 3.6 4.8 .750 7.2 4.8 9.6 10.8

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
1955-56 ❍ 26 PHW NBA PG 10 134 12.3 .490 .400 .667 14.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 .123
1956-57 27 PHW NBA PG 2 74 18.0 .446 .429 .762 26.7 0.1 0.1 0.2 .128
1957-58 28 PHW NBA PG 8 101 13.2 .516 .500 .321 9.8 0.2 0.1 0.4 .167
1958-59 29 SYR NBA PG 5 30 7.7 .461 .375 .500 17.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 .042
Career NBA 25 339 13.4 .484 .437 .563 15.9 0.5 0.4 0.9 .130
3 seasons PHW NBA 20 309 14.0 .486 .443 .570 15.8 0.5 0.4 0.9 .139
1 season SYR NBA 5 30 7.7 .461 .375 .500 17.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 .042

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 5 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
George Dempsey 3.5 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.4
Randy Foye 90.4 3.1 2.3 2.2 1.7 1.1
Larry Wright 90.2 3.5 2.7 1.8 1.4 1.2
Eric Piatkowski 88.3 3.9 2.3 2.3 2.0 1.2
John Battle 87.9 3.2 2.3 1.7 1.5 1.0
Marko Jaric 87.5 2.8 2.3 1.9 1.5 1.5
Robert Pack 87.2 3.1 2.7 2.2 1.7 1.1
Larry Hughes 86.6 3.7 2.4 2.4 1.7 0.6
John Salmons 86.4 3.6 2.1 1.7 1.4 0.6
Mickael Pietrus 86.3 3.6 2.8 2.1 1.5 0.6
Clint Richardson 86.0 3.3 2.4 1.9 1.1 1.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
George Dempsey 3.5 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.4
Larry Wright 89.8 3.5 2.7 1.8 1.4 1.2 0.0
Haywoode Workman 84.0 2.8 2.5 1.9 1.6 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.1
Sonny Hertzberg 83.9 4.0 2.5 2.3 1.4 0.7
Jose Barea 83.0 3.2 2.2 2.2 1.9 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.1
Jerryd Bayless 81.8 4.0 2.7 2.4 2.0 1.6 0.3
Al Ferrari 81.6 3.3 1.9 1.4 1.4 0.9 0.0
Bill Gabor 80.0 3.5 2.9 2.8 1.5 0.5 0.0
Sam Vincent 79.8 3.3 2.4 2.3 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.3
Rick Adelman 79.2 3.4 2.2 1.6 1.3 0.7 0.7 0.1
Ron Lee 79.0 3.8 2.8 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1956 Philadelphia Warriors (NBA)

Games
1955-56 NBA 72 (2)

Transactions

April 25, 1951: Drafted by the Philadelphia Warriors in the 7th round (69th pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

December 16, 1958: Claimed on waivers by the Syracuse Nationals from the Philadelphia Warriors

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