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Jim Farmer

James Hubert Farmer III

Position: Shooting Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-4 ▪ Weight: 190 lbs.
Born: September 23, 1964 in Dothan, Alabama
High School: Houston Academy in Dothan, Alabama
College: University of Alabama
Draft: Dallas Mavericks, 1st round (20th pick, 20th overall), 1987 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 7, 1987

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
1987-88 23 DAL NBA SG 30 0 157 26 69 .377 0 6 .000 26 63 .413 9 10 .900 9 9 18 16 3 1 22 18 61
1988-89 24 UTA NBA SG 37 0 412 57 142 .401 9 20 .450 48 122 .393 29 41 .707 22 33 55 28 9 0 26 41 152
1989-90 25 SEA NBA SG 38 0 400 89 203 .438 8 27 .296 81 176 .460 57 80 .713 17 26 43 25 17 1 27 44 243
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 27 1 456 101 223 .453 5 23 .217 96 200 .480 48 65 .738 29 39 68 38 13 2 38 58 255
1990-91 26 PHI NBA SG 2 0 13 2 7 .286 0 1 .000 2 6 .333 2 2 1.000 2 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 6
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 25 1 443 99 216 .458 5 22 .227 94 194 .485 46 63 .730 27 36 63 38 13 2 37 58 249
1991-92 27 Did Not Play (other pro league—CBA)
1992-93 28 Did Not Play (other pro league—CBA, Italy)
1993-94 29 DEN NBA SG 4 0 29 2 6 .333 0 2 .000 2 4 .500 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 5 3 4
Career NBA 136 1 1454 275 643 .428 22 78 .282 253 565 .448 143 196 .730 77 109 186 111 42 4 118 164 715
1 season SEA NBA 38 0 400 89 203 .438 8 27 .296 81 176 .460 57 80 .713 17 26 43 25 17 1 27 44 243
1 season UTA NBA 37 0 412 57 142 .401 9 20 .450 48 122 .393 29 41 .707 22 33 55 28 9 0 26 41 152
1 season DAL NBA 30 0 157 26 69 .377 0 6 .000 26 63 .413 9 10 .900 9 9 18 16 3 1 22 18 61
2 seasons DEN NBA 29 1 472 101 222 .455 5 24 .208 96 198 .485 46 63 .730 27 38 65 42 13 2 42 61 253
1 season PHI NBA 2 0 13 2 7 .286 0 1 .000 2 6 .333 2 2 1.000 2 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 6

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
1987-88 23 DAL NBA SG 30 0 5.2 0.9 2.3 .377 0.0 0.2 .000 0.9 2.1 .413 0.3 0.3 .900 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.6 2.0
1988-89 24 UTA NBA SG 37 0 11.1 1.5 3.8 .401 0.2 0.5 .450 1.3 3.3 .393 0.8 1.1 .707 0.6 0.9 1.5 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.7 1.1 4.1
1989-90 25 SEA NBA SG 38 0 10.5 2.3 5.3 .438 0.2 0.7 .296 2.1 4.6 .460 1.5 2.1 .713 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.7 1.2 6.4
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 27 1 16.9 3.7 8.3 .453 0.2 0.9 .217 3.6 7.4 .480 1.8 2.4 .738 1.1 1.4 2.5 1.4 0.5 0.1 1.4 2.1 9.4
1990-91 26 PHI NBA SG 2 0 6.5 1.0 3.5 .286 0.0 0.5 .000 1.0 3.0 .333 1.0 1.0 1.000 1.0 1.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 3.0
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 25 1 17.7 4.0 8.6 .458 0.2 0.9 .227 3.8 7.8 .485 1.8 2.5 .730 1.1 1.4 2.5 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.5 2.3 10.0
1993-94 29 DEN NBA SG 4 0 7.3 0.5 1.5 .333 0.0 0.5 .000 0.5 1.0 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.8 1.0
Career NBA 136 1 10.7 2.0 4.7 .428 0.2 0.6 .282 1.9 4.2 .448 1.1 1.4 .730 0.6 0.8 1.4 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.9 1.2 5.3
1 season SEA NBA 38 0 10.5 2.3 5.3 .438 0.2 0.7 .296 2.1 4.6 .460 1.5 2.1 .713 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.7 1.2 6.4
1 season UTA NBA 37 0 11.1 1.5 3.8 .401 0.2 0.5 .450 1.3 3.3 .393 0.8 1.1 .707 0.6 0.9 1.5 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.7 1.1 4.1
1 season DAL NBA 30 0 5.2 0.9 2.3 .377 0.0 0.2 .000 0.9 2.1 .413 0.3 0.3 .900 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.6 2.0
2 seasons DEN NBA 29 1 16.3 3.5 7.7 .455 0.2 0.8 .208 3.3 6.8 .485 1.6 2.2 .730 0.9 1.3 2.2 1.4 0.4 0.1 1.4 2.1 8.7
1 season PHI NBA 2 0 6.5 1.0 3.5 .286 0.0 0.5 .000 1.0 3.0 .333 1.0 1.0 1.000 1.0 1.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 3.0

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
1987-88 23 DAL NBA SG 30 0 157 6.0 15.8 .377 0.0 1.4 .000 6.0 14.4 .413 2.1 2.3 .900 2.1 2.1 4.1 3.7 0.7 0.2 5.0 4.1 14.0
1988-89 24 UTA NBA SG 37 0 412 5.0 12.4 .401 0.8 1.7 .450 4.2 10.7 .393 2.5 3.6 .707 1.9 2.9 4.8 2.4 0.8 0.0 2.3 3.6 13.3
1989-90 25 SEA NBA SG 38 0 400 8.0 18.3 .438 0.7 2.4 .296 7.3 15.8 .460 5.1 7.2 .713 1.5 2.3 3.9 2.3 1.5 0.1 2.4 4.0 21.9
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 27 1 456 8.0 17.6 .453 0.4 1.8 .217 7.6 15.8 .480 3.8 5.1 .738 2.3 3.1 5.4 3.0 1.0 0.2 3.0 4.6 20.1
1990-91 26 PHI NBA SG 2 0 13 5.5 19.4 .286 0.0 2.8 .000 5.5 16.6 .333 5.5 5.5 1.000 5.5 8.3 13.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 0.0 16.6
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 25 1 443 8.0 17.6 .458 0.4 1.8 .227 7.6 15.8 .485 3.7 5.1 .730 2.2 2.9 5.1 3.1 1.1 0.2 3.0 4.7 20.2
1993-94 29 DEN NBA SG 4 0 29 2.5 7.4 .333 0.0 2.5 .000 2.5 5.0 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5 2.5 5.0 0.0 0.0 6.2 3.7 5.0
Career NBA 136 1 1454 6.8 15.9 .428 0.5 1.9 .282 6.3 14.0 .448 3.5 4.9 .730 1.9 2.7 4.6 2.7 1.0 0.1 2.9 4.1 17.7
1 season SEA NBA 38 0 400 8.0 18.3 .438 0.7 2.4 .296 7.3 15.8 .460 5.1 7.2 .713 1.5 2.3 3.9 2.3 1.5 0.1 2.4 4.0 21.9
1 season UTA NBA 37 0 412 5.0 12.4 .401 0.8 1.7 .450 4.2 10.7 .393 2.5 3.6 .707 1.9 2.9 4.8 2.4 0.8 0.0 2.3 3.6 13.3
1 season DAL NBA 30 0 157 6.0 15.8 .377 0.0 1.4 .000 6.0 14.4 .413 2.1 2.3 .900 2.1 2.1 4.1 3.7 0.7 0.2 5.0 4.1 14.0
2 seasons DEN NBA 29 1 472 7.7 16.9 .455 0.4 1.8 .208 7.3 15.1 .485 3.5 4.8 .730 2.1 2.9 5.0 3.2 1.0 0.2 3.2 4.7 19.3
1 season PHI NBA 2 0 13 5.5 19.4 .286 0.0 2.8 .000 5.5 16.6 .333 5.5 5.5 1.000 5.5 8.3 13.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 0.0 16.6

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
1987-88 23 DAL NBA SG 30 157 4.4 .416 .377 .145 .087 6.3 6.1 6.2 14.6 0.9 0.4 23.1 25.1 80 112 -0.4 0.1 -0.4 -0.111
1988-89 24 UTA NBA SG 37 412 8.4 .475 .433 .289 .141 6.4 8.3 7.4 10.2 1.1 0.0 14.0 19.1 97 106 -0.1 0.5 0.4 .045
1989-90 25 SEA NBA SG 38 400 15.5 .510 .458 .394 .133 4.8 7.9 6.3 9.6 2.1 0.2 10.2 27.7 107 112 0.5 0.3 0.7 .087
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 27 456 12.2 .507 .464 .291 .103 5.6 9.0 7.1 10.9 1.2 0.2 13.1 22.5 102 118 0.2 -0.1 0.1 .010
1990-91 26 PHI NBA SG 2 13 10.9 .381 .286 .286 .143 17.6 25.4 21.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.3 29.8 86 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.068
1990-91 26 DEN NBA SG 25 443 12.3 .511 .470 .292 .102 5.2 8.5 6.7 11.2 1.2 0.2 13.2 22.3 102 118 0.2 -0.1 0.1 .012
1993-94 29 DEN NBA SG 4 29 -3.7 .333 .333 .000 .333 0.0 7.4 3.8 18.9 0.0 0.0 45.5 16.2 51 110 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.210
Career NBA 136 1454 10.9 .490 .445 .305 .121 5.6 8.1 6.8 10.9 1.4 0.2 13.9 23.1 99 112 -0.1 0.8 0.7 .024
1 season SEA NBA 38 400 15.5 .510 .458 .394 .133 4.8 7.9 6.3 9.6 2.1 0.2 10.2 27.7 107 112 0.5 0.3 0.7 .087
1 season UTA NBA 37 412 8.4 .475 .433 .289 .141 6.4 8.3 7.4 10.2 1.1 0.0 14.0 19.1 97 106 -0.1 0.5 0.4 .045
1 season DAL NBA 30 157 4.4 .416 .377 .145 .087 6.3 6.1 6.2 14.6 0.9 0.4 23.1 25.1 80 112 -0.4 0.1 -0.4 -0.111
2 seasons DEN NBA 29 472 11.3 .507 .466 .284 .108 4.9 8.4 6.5 11.7 1.2 0.2 14.4 22.0 100 117 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.001
1 season PHI NBA 2 13 10.9 .381 .286 .286 .143 17.6 25.4 21.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.3 29.8 86 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 -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
1987-88 23 DAL NBA SG 3 0 11 2 6 .333 0 0 2 6 .333 0 0 3 1 4 1 0 0 2 2 4
1988-89 24 UTA NBA SG 2 0 3 0 2 .000 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career NBA 5 0 14 2 8 .250 0 1 .000 2 7 .286 0 0 3 1 4 1 0 0 2 2 4
1 season DAL NBA 3 0 11 2 6 .333 0 0 2 6 .333 0 0 3 1 4 1 0 0 2 2 4
1 season UTA NBA 2 0 3 0 2 .000 0 1 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
1987-88 23 DAL NBA SG 3 0 3.7 0.7 2.0 .333 0.0 0.0 0.7 2.0 .333 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.3
1988-89 24 UTA NBA SG 2 0 1.5 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career NBA 5 0 2.8 0.4 1.6 .250 0.0 0.2 .000 0.4 1.4 .286 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.8
1 season DAL NBA 3 0 3.7 0.7 2.0 .333 0.0 0.0 0.7 2.0 .333 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.3
1 season UTA NBA 2 0 1.5 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.5 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1987-88 23 DAL NBA SG 3 0 11 6.5 19.6 .333 0.0 0.0 6.5 19.6 .333 0.0 0.0 9.8 3.3 13.1 3.3 0.0 0.0 6.5 6.5 13.1
1988-89 24 UTA NBA SG 2 0 3 0.0 24.0 .000 0.0 12.0 .000 0.0 12.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career NBA 5 0 14 5.1 20.6 .250 0.0 2.6 .000 5.1 18.0 .286 0.0 0.0 7.7 2.6 10.3 2.6 0.0 0.0 5.1 5.1 10.3
1 season DAL NBA 3 0 11 6.5 19.6 .333 0.0 0.0 6.5 19.6 .333 0.0 0.0 9.8 3.3 13.1 3.3 0.0 0.0 6.5 6.5 13.1
1 season UTA NBA 2 0 3 0.0 24.0 .000 0.0 12.0 .000 0.0 12.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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
1987-88 23 DAL NBA SG 3 11 3.3 .333 .333 .000 .000 30.5 10.1 20.3 12.8 0.0 0.0 25.0 30.8 77 120 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.230
1988-89 24 UTA NBA SG 2 3 -21.7 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 26.4 0 123 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.571
Career NBA 5 14 -2.1 .250 .250 .000 .125 24.0 7.9 15.9 10.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 29.8 66 121 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.303
1 season DAL NBA 3 11 3.3 .333 .333 .000 .000 30.5 10.1 20.3 12.8 0.0 0.0 25.0 30.8 77 120 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.230
1 season UTA NBA 2 3 -21.7 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 26.4 0 123 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.571

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 5 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Jim Farmer 0.7 0.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.4
Greg Graham 37.5 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Terry Duerod 36.8 0.7 0.2 0.2 -0.2
Acie Law 34.9 0.7 0.6 0.4 -0.1
Zoran Planinic 32.7 0.8 0.7 0.1
Chris Corchiani 32.4 0.9 0.4 0.3
Bryan Warrick 31.5 1.0 0.5 0.1 0.0
Rick Brunson 30.9 0.7 0.6 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Litterial Green 30.4 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Pace Mannion 29.6 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.2
James Anderson 28.5 0.9 0.5 0.3
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Jim Farmer 0.7 0.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.4
Greg Graham 37.5 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Terry Duerod 36.8 0.7 0.2 0.2 -0.2
Acie Law 34.9 0.7 0.6 0.4 -0.1
Zoran Planinic 32.7 0.8 0.7 0.1
Chris Corchiani 32.4 0.9 0.4 0.3
Bryan Warrick 31.5 1.0 0.5 0.1 0.0
Litterial Green 30.4 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.0 -0.1
James Anderson 28.5 0.9 0.5 0.3
Eddie Hughes 28.3 1.0 0.4 0.0
Nate Hawthorne 28.2 1.1 0.5 0.1

College

Light text indicates college freshman or JV participant
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
1983-84 19 ALABAMA 12 59 7 24 7 13 6 4 1 0 5 6 21 .292 .538 4.9 1.8 0.5 0.3
1984-85 20 ALABAMA 33 700 82 186 45 65 71 50 20 2 43 75 209 .441 .692 21.2 6.3 2.2 1.5
1985-86 21 ALABAMA 33 1101 168 326 85 114 154 74 28 5 63 101 421 .515 .746 33.4 12.8 4.7 2.2
1986-87 22 ALABAMA 33 1084 196 421 36 93 118 133 159 61 41 0 69 91 546 .466 .387 .887 32.8 16.5 4.8 1.8
Career 111 2944 453 957 36 93 255 325 390 189 90 7 180 273 1197 .473 .387 .785 26.5 10.8 3.5 1.7

Transactions

June 22, 1987: Drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft.

November 3, 1988: Waived by the Dallas Mavericks.

January 4, 1989: Signed a 10-day contract with the Utah Jazz.

January 15, 1989: Signed as a free agent with the Utah Jazz.

June 15, 1989: Drafted by the Orlando Magic from the Utah Jazz in the NBA expansion draft.

August 30, 1989: Signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

October 20, 1989: Waived by the Minnesota Timberwolves.

January 22, 1990: Signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Seattle SuperSonics.

February 12, 1990: Signed a contract for the rest of the season with the Seattle SuperSonics

October 4, 1990: Signed as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets.

October 29, 1990: Waived by the Denver Nuggets.

November 16, 1990: Signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia 76ers.

December 24, 1990: Waived by the Philadelphia 76ers.

March 7, 1991: Signed a 10-day contract with the Denver Nuggets.

March 17, 1991: Signed a contract for the rest of the season with the Denver Nuggets

February 15, 1994: Signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Denver Nuggets.

March 7, 1994: Released by the Denver Nuggets.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1987-88 Dallas Mavericks NBA $175,000
Career (may be incomplete) $175,000

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