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Franklin Edwards

Franklin Delano Edwards

Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 170 lbs.
Born: February 2, 1959 in New York, New York
High School: Julia Richman in New York, New York
College: Cleveland State University
Draft: Philadelphia 76ers, 1st round (22nd pick, 22nd overall), 1981 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 30, 1981

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
1981-82 22 PHI NBA PG 42 3 291 65 150 .433 0 9 .000 65 141 .461 20 27 .741 10 17 27 45 16 5 24 37 150
1982-83 23 PHI NBA PG 81 3 1266 228 483 .472 0 8 .000 228 475 .480 86 113 .761 23 62 85 221 81 6 110 119 542
1983-84 24 PHI NBA PG 60 0 654 84 221 .380 0 1 .000 84 220 .382 34 48 .708 12 47 59 90 31 5 46 78 202
1984-85 25 LAC NBA PG 16 0 198 36 66 .545 0 0 36 66 .545 19 24 .792 3 11 14 38 17 0 17 10 91
1985-86 26 LAC NBA PG 73 19 1491 262 577 .454 1 9 .111 261 568 .460 132 151 .874 24 62 86 259 89 4 137 87 657
1986-87 27 SAC NBA PG 8 0 122 9 32 .281 0 4 .000 9 28 .321 10 14 .714 2 8 10 29 5 0 17 7 28
1987-88 28 SAC NBA PG 16 11 414 54 115 .470 0 2 .000 54 113 .478 24 32 .750 4 15 19 92 10 1 47 10 132
Career NBA 296 36 4436 738 1644 .449 1 33 .030 737 1611 .457 325 409 .795 78 222 300 774 249 21 398 348 1802
3 seasons PHI NBA 183 6 2211 377 854 .441 0 18 .000 377 836 .451 140 188 .745 45 126 171 356 128 16 180 234 894
2 seasons LAC NBA 89 19 1689 298 643 .463 1 9 .111 297 634 .468 151 175 .863 27 73 100 297 106 4 154 97 748
2 seasons SAC NBA 24 11 536 63 147 .429 0 6 .000 63 141 .447 34 46 .739 6 23 29 121 15 1 64 17 160

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
1981-82 22 PHI NBA PG 42 3 6.9 1.5 3.6 .433 0.0 0.2 .000 1.5 3.4 .461 0.5 0.6 .741 0.2 0.4 0.6 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.9 3.6
1982-83 23 PHI NBA PG 81 3 15.6 2.8 6.0 .472 0.0 0.1 .000 2.8 5.9 .480 1.1 1.4 .761 0.3 0.8 1.0 2.7 1.0 0.1 1.4 1.5 6.7
1983-84 24 PHI NBA PG 60 0 10.9 1.4 3.7 .380 0.0 0.0 .000 1.4 3.7 .382 0.6 0.8 .708 0.2 0.8 1.0 1.5 0.5 0.1 0.8 1.3 3.4
1984-85 25 LAC NBA PG 16 0 12.4 2.3 4.1 .545 0.0 0.0 2.3 4.1 .545 1.2 1.5 .792 0.2 0.7 0.9 2.4 1.1 0.0 1.1 0.6 5.7
1985-86 26 LAC NBA PG 73 19 20.4 3.6 7.9 .454 0.0 0.1 .111 3.6 7.8 .460 1.8 2.1 .874 0.3 0.8 1.2 3.5 1.2 0.1 1.9 1.2 9.0
1986-87 27 SAC NBA PG 8 0 15.3 1.1 4.0 .281 0.0 0.5 .000 1.1 3.5 .321 1.3 1.8 .714 0.3 1.0 1.3 3.6 0.6 0.0 2.1 0.9 3.5
1987-88 28 SAC NBA PG 16 11 25.9 3.4 7.2 .470 0.0 0.1 .000 3.4 7.1 .478 1.5 2.0 .750 0.3 0.9 1.2 5.8 0.6 0.1 2.9 0.6 8.3
Career NBA 296 36 15.0 2.5 5.6 .449 0.0 0.1 .030 2.5 5.4 .457 1.1 1.4 .795 0.3 0.8 1.0 2.6 0.8 0.1 1.3 1.2 6.1
3 seasons PHI NBA 183 6 12.1 2.1 4.7 .441 0.0 0.1 .000 2.1 4.6 .451 0.8 1.0 .745 0.2 0.7 0.9 1.9 0.7 0.1 1.0 1.3 4.9
2 seasons LAC NBA 89 19 19.0 3.3 7.2 .463 0.0 0.1 .111 3.3 7.1 .468 1.7 2.0 .863 0.3 0.8 1.1 3.3 1.2 0.0 1.7 1.1 8.4
2 seasons SAC NBA 24 11 22.3 2.6 6.1 .429 0.0 0.3 .000 2.6 5.9 .447 1.4 1.9 .739 0.3 1.0 1.2 5.0 0.6 0.0 2.7 0.7 6.7

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
1981-82 22 PHI NBA PG 42 3 291 8.0 18.6 .433 0.0 1.1 .000 8.0 17.4 .461 2.5 3.3 .741 1.2 2.1 3.3 5.6 2.0 0.6 3.0 4.6 18.6
1982-83 23 PHI NBA PG 81 3 1266 6.5 13.7 .472 0.0 0.2 .000 6.5 13.5 .480 2.4 3.2 .761 0.7 1.8 2.4 6.3 2.3 0.2 3.1 3.4 15.4
1983-84 24 PHI NBA PG 60 0 654 4.6 12.2 .380 0.0 0.1 .000 4.6 12.1 .382 1.9 2.6 .708 0.7 2.6 3.2 5.0 1.7 0.3 2.5 4.3 11.1
1984-85 25 LAC NBA PG 16 0 198 6.5 12.0 .545 0.0 0.0 6.5 12.0 .545 3.5 4.4 .792 0.5 2.0 2.5 6.9 3.1 0.0 3.1 1.8 16.5
1985-86 26 LAC NBA PG 73 19 1491 6.3 13.9 .454 0.0 0.2 .111 6.3 13.7 .460 3.2 3.6 .874 0.6 1.5 2.1 6.3 2.1 0.1 3.3 2.1 15.9
1986-87 27 SAC NBA PG 8 0 122 2.7 9.4 .281 0.0 1.2 .000 2.7 8.3 .321 3.0 4.1 .714 0.6 2.4 3.0 8.6 1.5 0.0 5.0 2.1 8.3
1987-88 28 SAC NBA PG 16 11 414 4.7 10.0 .470 0.0 0.2 .000 4.7 9.8 .478 2.1 2.8 .750 0.3 1.3 1.7 8.0 0.9 0.1 4.1 0.9 11.5
Career NBA 296 36 4436 6.0 13.3 .449 0.0 0.3 .030 6.0 13.1 .457 2.6 3.3 .795 0.6 1.8 2.4 6.3 2.0 0.2 3.2 2.8 14.6
3 seasons PHI NBA 183 6 2211 6.1 13.9 .441 0.0 0.3 .000 6.1 13.6 .451 2.3 3.1 .745 0.7 2.1 2.8 5.8 2.1 0.3 2.9 3.8 14.6
2 seasons LAC NBA 89 19 1689 6.4 13.7 .463 0.0 0.2 .111 6.3 13.5 .468 3.2 3.7 .863 0.6 1.6 2.1 6.3 2.3 0.1 3.3 2.1 15.9
2 seasons SAC NBA 24 11 536 4.2 9.9 .429 0.0 0.4 .000 4.2 9.5 .447 2.3 3.1 .739 0.4 1.5 1.9 8.1 1.0 0.1 4.3 1.1 10.7

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
1981-82 22 PHI NBA PG 42 291 13.7 .463 .433 .180 .060 4.0 6.3 5.2 22.5 2.6 1.0 12.9 26.6 96 105 -0.1 0.4 0.2 .041
1982-83 23 PHI NBA PG 81 1266 14.2 .509 .472 .234 .017 2.0 5.0 3.5 24.0 3.0 0.3 17.1 20.1 103 102 1.1 1.7 2.7 .104
1983-84 24 PHI NBA PG 60 654 7.9 .417 .380 .217 .005 2.1 7.9 5.1 19.1 2.3 0.4 16.0 18.2 90 106 -0.6 0.8 0.1 .009
1984-85 25 LAC NBA PG 16 198 18.7 .594 .545 .364 .000 1.7 6.0 3.9 27.0 4.1 0.0 18.2 19.3 114 108 0.4 0.2 0.6 .134
1985-86 26 LAC NBA PG 73 1491 13.7 .511 .455 .262 .016 1.8 4.7 3.2 25.5 2.8 0.1 17.6 21.0 100 113 0.3 0.5 0.8 .026
1986-87 27 SAC NBA PG 8 122 5.2 .367 .281 .438 .125 1.8 7.2 4.5 29.1 1.9 0.0 30.8 18.1 76 113 -0.3 0.1 -0.3 -0.115
1987-88 28 SAC NBA PG 16 414 9.9 .511 .470 .278 .017 1.0 4.0 2.5 29.9 1.1 0.1 26.7 17.1 95 117 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.025
Career NBA 296 4436 12.6 .494 .449 .249 .020 2.0 5.4 3.7 24.5 2.6 0.3 17.9 20.2 99 109 0.4 3.5 3.9 .043
3 seasons PHI NBA 183 2211 12.3 .477 .441 .220 .021 2.3 6.0 4.2 22.4 2.7 0.4 16.1 20.4 98 104 0.3 2.8 3.1 .067
2 seasons LAC NBA 89 1689 14.3 .519 .464 .272 .014 1.8 4.8 3.3 25.7 2.9 0.1 17.6 20.8 102 113 0.7 0.7 1.3 .038
2 seasons SAC NBA 24 536 8.8 .478 .429 .313 .041 1.2 4.7 2.9 29.7 1.3 0.1 27.7 17.3 90 116 -0.6 0.1 -0.5 -0.045

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
1981-82 22 PHI NBA PG 9 32 12 20 .600 1 1 1.000 11 19 .579 8 9 .889 2 3 5 5 3 0 2 0 33
1982-83 ❍ 23 PHI NBA PG 12 101 13 32 .406 0 0 13 32 .406 14 17 .824 2 7 9 17 5 0 6 7 40
Career NBA 21 133 25 52 .481 1 1 1.000 24 51 .471 22 26 .846 4 10 14 22 8 0 8 7 73
2 seasons PHI NBA 21 133 25 52 .481 1 1 1.000 24 51 .471 22 26 .846 4 10 14 22 8 0 8 7 73

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
1981-82 22 PHI NBA PG 9 3.6 1.3 2.2 .600 0.1 0.1 1.000 1.2 2.1 .579 0.9 1.0 .889 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 3.7
1982-83 ❍ 23 PHI NBA PG 12 8.4 1.1 2.7 .406 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.7 .406 1.2 1.4 .824 0.2 0.6 0.8 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.5 0.6 3.3
Career NBA 21 6.3 1.2 2.5 .481 0.0 0.0 1.000 1.1 2.4 .471 1.0 1.2 .846 0.2 0.5 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.3 3.5
2 seasons PHI NBA 21 6.3 1.2 2.5 .481 0.0 0.0 1.000 1.1 2.4 .471 1.0 1.2 .846 0.2 0.5 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.3 3.5

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
1981-82 22 PHI NBA PG 9 32 13.5 22.5 .600 1.1 1.1 1.000 12.4 21.4 .579 9.0 10.1 .889 2.3 3.4 5.6 5.6 3.4 0.0 2.3 0.0 37.1
1982-83 ❍ 23 PHI NBA PG 12 101 4.6 11.4 .406 0.0 0.0 4.6 11.4 .406 5.0 6.1 .824 0.7 2.5 3.2 6.1 1.8 0.0 2.1 2.5 14.3
Career NBA 21 133 6.8 14.1 .481 0.3 0.3 1.000 6.5 13.8 .471 6.0 7.0 .846 1.1 2.7 3.8 6.0 2.2 0.0 2.2 1.9 19.8
2 seasons PHI NBA 21 133 6.8 14.1 .481 0.3 0.3 1.000 6.5 13.8 .471 6.0 7.0 .846 1.1 2.7 3.8 6.0 2.2 0.0 2.2 1.9 19.8

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
1981-82 22 PHI NBA PG 9 32 41.1 .689 .625 .450 .050 7.3 10.2 8.8 31.6 4.6 0.0 7.7 34.0 137 102 0.2 0.0 0.3 .435
1982-83 ❍ 23 PHI NBA PG 12 101 14.6 .507 .406 .531 .000 2.3 7.5 5.0 22.9 2.4 0.0 13.2 18.8 111 104 0.2 0.1 0.3 .139
Career NBA 21 133 21.0 .575 .490 .500 .019 3.5 8.2 5.9 25.0 3.0 0.0 11.2 22.4 120 103 0.4 0.2 0.6 .210
2 seasons PHI NBA 21 133 21.0 .575 .490 .500 .019 3.5 8.2 5.9 25.0 3.0 0.0 11.2 22.4 120 103 0.4 0.2 0.6 .210

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
Franklin Edwards 2.7 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.3
Wayne Ellington 73.8 3.2 0.8 0.4 0.3
Harold Ellis 73.1 2.8 0.9 0.9
Pete Myers 71.1 3.0 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Negele Knight 69.7 3.2 0.6 0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Mike Holton 64.8 2.3 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.2 -0.2
Robert Smith 64.6 2.9 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Doug Overton 63.7 1.7 0.9 0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.4
Chris Quinn 61.8 2.6 2.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.2
A.J. Price 61.7 2.2 1.2 0.7 0.3
Dion Glover 60.5 2.6 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.2
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Franklin Edwards 2.7 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.3
Wayne Ellington 73.8 3.2 0.8 0.4 0.3
Harold Ellis 73.1 2.8 0.9 0.9
Negele Knight 69.7 3.2 0.6 0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Mike Holton 64.8 2.3 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.2 -0.2
Robert Smith 64.6 2.9 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Pete Myers 63.9 3.0 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Chris Quinn 61.8 2.6 2.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.2
A.J. Price 61.7 2.2 1.2 0.7 0.3
Dion Glover 60.5 2.6 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.2
Ralph Johnson 60.3 2.9 1.6 0.8 0.0

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
1977-78 18 CLEVST 25 190 416 87 122 68 467 .457 .713 18.7 2.7
1978-79 19 CLEVST 25 198 402 71 93 90 467 .493 .763 18.7 3.6
1979-80 20 CLEVST 25 253 486 131 153 65 637 .521 .856 25.5 2.6
1980-81 21 CLEVST 27 265 503 134 152 86 664 .527 .882 24.6 3.2
Career 102 906 1807 423 520 309 2235 .501 .813 21.9 3.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1983 Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)
Free Throw Pct
1985-86 NBA .874 (6)

Transactions

June 9, 1981: Drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1981 NBA Draft.

March 10, 1985: Signed as a veteran free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers.

August 19, 1986: Traded by the Los Angeles Clippers with Junior Bridgeman and Derek Smith to the Sacramento Kings for Larry Drew, Mike Woodson, a 1988 1st round draft pick (Hersey Hawkins was later selected) and a 1989 2nd round draft pick (Jay Edwards was later selected).

January 18, 1988: Waived by the Sacramento Kings.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Los Angeles Clippers NBA $100,000
Career (may be incomplete) $100,000

Links

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