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Dick Farley

Richard L. Farley

Position: Shooting Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-4 ▪ Weight: 190 lbs.
Born: April 13, 1932
Died: October 1, 1969
High School: Winslow in Winslow, Indiana
College: Indiana University
Draft: Syracuse Nationals, 2nd round (6th pick, 15th overall), 1954 NBA Draft

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 22 SYR NBA SG 69 1113 136 353 .385 136 353 .385 136 201 .677 167 111 145 408
1955-56 23 SYR NBA SG 72 1429 168 451 .373 168 451 .373 143 207 .691 165 151 154 479
1956-57 24 Did Not Play (military service—U.S. Air Force)
1957-58 25 Did Not Play (military service—U.S. Air Force)
1958-59 26 DET NBA SG 70 1280 177 448 .395 177 448 .395 137 186 .737 195 124 130 491
Career NBA 211 3822 481 1252 .384 481 1252 .384 416 594 .700 527 386 429 1378
2 seasons SYR NBA 141 2542 304 804 .378 304 804 .378 279 408 .684 332 262 299 887
1 season DET NBA 70 1280 177 448 .395 177 448 .395 137 186 .737 195 124 130 491

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 22 SYR NBA SG 69 16.1 2.0 5.1 .385 2.0 5.1 .385 2.0 2.9 .677 2.4 1.6 2.1 5.9
1955-56 23 SYR NBA SG 72 19.8 2.3 6.3 .373 2.3 6.3 .373 2.0 2.9 .691 2.3 2.1 2.1 6.7
1958-59 26 DET NBA SG 70 18.3 2.5 6.4 .395 2.5 6.4 .395 2.0 2.7 .737 2.8 1.8 1.9 7.0
Career NBA 211 18.1 2.3 5.9 .384 2.3 5.9 .384 2.0 2.8 .700 2.5 1.8 2.0 6.5
2 seasons SYR NBA 141 18.0 2.2 5.7 .378 2.2 5.7 .378 2.0 2.9 .684 2.4 1.9 2.1 6.3
1 season DET NBA 70 18.3 2.5 6.4 .395 2.5 6.4 .395 2.0 2.7 .737 2.8 1.8 1.9 7.0

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 22 SYR NBA SG 69 1113 4.4 11.4 .385 4.4 11.4 .385 4.4 6.5 .677 5.4 3.6 4.7 13.2
1955-56 23 SYR NBA SG 72 1429 4.2 11.4 .373 4.2 11.4 .373 3.6 5.2 .691 4.2 3.8 3.9 12.1
1958-59 26 DET NBA SG 70 1280 5.0 12.6 .395 5.0 12.6 .395 3.9 5.2 .737 5.5 3.5 3.7 13.8
Career NBA 211 3822 4.5 11.8 .384 4.5 11.8 .384 3.9 5.6 .700 5.0 3.6 4.0 13.0
2 seasons SYR NBA 141 2542 4.3 11.4 .378 4.3 11.4 .378 4.0 5.8 .684 4.7 3.7 4.2 12.6
1 season DET NBA 70 1280 5.0 12.6 .395 5.0 12.6 .395 3.9 5.2 .737 5.5 3.5 3.7 13.8

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 22 SYR NBA SG 69 1113 12.7 .462 .385 .569 1.3 1.6 3.0 .128
1955-56 23 SYR NBA SG 72 1429 10.8 .442 .373 .459 0.8 1.7 2.5 .083
1958-59 26 DET NBA SG 70 1280 12.9 .463 .395 .415 1.4 1.3 2.8 .104
Career NBA 211 3822 12.0 .455 .384 .474 3.6 4.7 8.2 .103
2 seasons SYR NBA 141 2542 11.6 .451 .378 .507 2.1 3.3 5.5 .103
1 season DET NBA 70 1280 12.9 .463 .395 .415 1.4 1.3 2.8 .104

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
1954-55 ❍ 22 SYR NBA SG 11 168 19 56 .339 19 56 .339 14 25 .560 13 20 29 52
1955-56 23 SYR NBA SG 8 169 34 72 .472 34 72 .472 19 31 .613 21 28 31 87
1958-59 26 DET NBA SG 3 33 5 12 .417 5 12 .417 1 1 1.000 6 3 6 11
Career NBA 22 370 58 140 .414 58 140 .414 34 57 .596 40 51 66 150
2 seasons SYR NBA 19 337 53 128 .414 53 128 .414 33 56 .589 34 48 60 139
1 season DET NBA 3 33 5 12 .417 5 12 .417 1 1 1.000 6 3 6 11

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
1954-55 ❍ 22 SYR NBA SG 11 15.3 1.7 5.1 .339 1.7 5.1 .339 1.3 2.3 .560 1.2 1.8 2.6 4.7
1955-56 23 SYR NBA SG 8 21.1 4.3 9.0 .472 4.3 9.0 .472 2.4 3.9 .613 2.6 3.5 3.9 10.9
1958-59 26 DET NBA SG 3 11.0 1.7 4.0 .417 1.7 4.0 .417 0.3 0.3 1.000 2.0 1.0 2.0 3.7
Career NBA 22 16.8 2.6 6.4 .414 2.6 6.4 .414 1.5 2.6 .596 1.8 2.3 3.0 6.8
2 seasons SYR NBA 19 17.7 2.8 6.7 .414 2.8 6.7 .414 1.7 2.9 .589 1.8 2.5 3.2 7.3
1 season DET NBA 3 11.0 1.7 4.0 .417 1.7 4.0 .417 0.3 0.3 1.000 2.0 1.0 2.0 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
1954-55 ❍ 22 SYR NBA SG 11 168 4.1 12.0 .339 4.1 12.0 .339 3.0 5.4 .560 2.8 4.3 6.2 11.1
1955-56 23 SYR NBA SG 8 169 7.2 15.3 .472 7.2 15.3 .472 4.0 6.6 .613 4.5 6.0 6.6 18.5
1958-59 26 DET NBA SG 3 33 5.5 13.1 .417 5.5 13.1 .417 1.1 1.1 1.000 6.5 3.3 6.5 12.0
Career NBA 22 370 5.6 13.6 .414 5.6 13.6 .414 3.3 5.5 .596 3.9 5.0 6.4 14.6
2 seasons SYR NBA 19 337 5.7 13.7 .414 5.7 13.7 .414 3.5 6.0 .589 3.6 5.1 6.4 14.8
1 season DET NBA 3 33 5.5 13.1 .417 5.5 13.1 .417 1.1 1.1 1.000 6.5 3.3 6.5 12.0

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
1954-55 ❍ 22 SYR NBA SG 11 168 6.1 .388 .339 .446 21.5 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .020
1955-56 23 SYR NBA SG 8 169 16.8 .508 .472 .431 30.3 0.5 0.1 0.5 .155
1958-59 26 DET NBA SG 3 33 9.5 .442 .417 .083 14.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 .020
Career NBA 22 370 11.3 .454 .414 .407 24.9 0.3 0.3 0.6 .081
2 seasons SYR NBA 19 337 11.5 .455 .414 .438 25.9 0.3 0.3 0.6 .087
1 season DET NBA 3 33 9.5 .442 .417 .083 14.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 .020

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 3 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3
Dick Farley 3.0 2.8 2.5
Scott Brooks 97.0 2.9 2.7 2.6
Jim McElroy 91.5 3.5 2.9 2.6
Rod Thorn 91.0 3.4 2.9 2.3
DeMar DeRozan 90.7 3.2 2.5 2.3
Billy McKinney 90.6 3.4 3.0 2.7
Joe Johnson 90.5 3.3 3.0 2.8
Raymond Felton 90.2 3.4 2.6 2.3
Kelvin Ransey 87.5 3.7 2.8 2.2
Darrell Walker 87.5 2.8 2.3 2.1
Fatty Taylor 87.4 3.7 3.0 2.6
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Dick Farley 3.0 2.8 2.5
Eldridge Recasner 87.5 2.9 2.6 2.5 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lorenzo Romar 87.1 2.7 2.6 2.4 0.5 -0.1
Gary Neal 83.0 3.5 2.5 1.9
Mike Butler 80.8 3.1 2.3 1.6 0.1
Mervin Jackson 80.8 3.1 3.1 1.8 -0.2 -0.2
Evan Turner 80.8 2.4 2.3 2.1
Ken Charles 80.1 3.3 3.0 2.3 0.6 0.6
Terry Furlow 77.8 3.3 2.8 1.1 0.0
Butch Van Breda Kolff 77.2 4.4 2.5 2.3 0.2
Louie Nelson 74.5 2.9 2.3 1.1 0.0 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1955 Syracuse Nationals (NBA)
Games
1955-56 NBA 72 (2)

Transactions

April 24, 1954: Drafted by the Syracuse Nationals in the 2nd round (15th pick) of the 1954 NBA Draft.

June 10, 1958: Traded by the Syracuse Nationals with Earl Lloyd to the Detroit Pistons for cash.

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