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Hank Finkel

Henry J. Finkel

Position: Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 7-0 ▪ Weight: 240 lbs.
Born: April 20, 1942 in Union City, New Jersey
High School: Holy Family in Union City, New Jersey
College: University of Dayton
Draft: Los Angeles Lakers, 2nd round (7th pick, 17th overall), 1966 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 19, 1966

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
1966-67 24 LAL NBA C 27 141 17 47 .362 17 47 .362 7 12 .583 64 5 39 41
1967-68 25 SDR NBA C 53 1116 242 492 .492 242 492 .492 131 191 .686 375 72 175 615
1968-69 26 SDR NBA C 35 332 49 111 .441 49 111 .441 31 41 .756 107 21 53 129
1969-70 27 BOS NBA C 80 1866 310 683 .454 310 683 .454 156 233 .670 613 103 292 776
1970-71 28 BOS NBA C 80 1234 214 489 .438 214 489 .438 93 127 .732 343 79 196 521
1971-72 29 BOS NBA C 78 736 103 254 .406 103 254 .406 43 74 .581 251 61 118 249
1972-73 30 BOS NBA C 76 496 78 173 .451 78 173 .451 28 52 .538 151 26 83 184
1973-74 31 BOS NBA C 60 427 60 130 .462 60 130 .462 28 43 .651 41 94 135 27 3 7 62 148
1974-75 32 BOS NBA C 62 518 52 129 .403 52 129 .403 23 43 .535 33 79 112 32 7 3 72 127
Career NBA 551 6866 1125 2508 .449 1125 2508 .449 540 816 .662 74 173 2151 426 10 10 1090 2790
6 seasons BOS NBA 436 5277 817 1858 .440 817 1858 .440 371 572 .649 74 173 1605 328 10 10 823 2005
2 seasons SDR NBA 88 1448 291 603 .483 291 603 .483 162 232 .698 482 93 228 744
1 season LAL NBA 27 141 17 47 .362 17 47 .362 7 12 .583 64 5 39 41

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
1966-67 24 LAL NBA C 27 5.2 0.6 1.7 .362 0.6 1.7 .362 0.3 0.4 .583 2.4 0.2 1.4 1.5
1967-68 25 SDR NBA C 53 21.1 4.6 9.3 .492 4.6 9.3 .492 2.5 3.6 .686 7.1 1.4 3.3 11.6
1968-69 26 SDR NBA C 35 9.5 1.4 3.2 .441 1.4 3.2 .441 0.9 1.2 .756 3.1 0.6 1.5 3.7
1969-70 27 BOS NBA C 80 23.3 3.9 8.5 .454 3.9 8.5 .454 2.0 2.9 .670 7.7 1.3 3.7 9.7
1970-71 28 BOS NBA C 80 15.4 2.7 6.1 .438 2.7 6.1 .438 1.2 1.6 .732 4.3 1.0 2.5 6.5
1971-72 29 BOS NBA C 78 9.4 1.3 3.3 .406 1.3 3.3 .406 0.6 0.9 .581 3.2 0.8 1.5 3.2
1972-73 30 BOS NBA C 76 6.5 1.0 2.3 .451 1.0 2.3 .451 0.4 0.7 .538 2.0 0.3 1.1 2.4
1973-74 31 BOS NBA C 60 7.1 1.0 2.2 .462 1.0 2.2 .462 0.5 0.7 .651 0.7 1.6 2.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 1.0 2.5
1974-75 32 BOS NBA C 62 8.4 0.8 2.1 .403 0.8 2.1 .403 0.4 0.7 .535 0.5 1.3 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.0 1.2 2.0
Career NBA 551 12.5 2.0 4.6 .449 2.0 4.6 .449 1.0 1.5 .662 0.6 1.4 3.9 0.8 0.1 0.1 2.0 5.1
6 seasons BOS NBA 436 12.1 1.9 4.3 .440 1.9 4.3 .440 0.9 1.3 .649 0.6 1.4 3.7 0.8 0.1 0.1 1.9 4.6
2 seasons SDR NBA 88 16.5 3.3 6.9 .483 3.3 6.9 .483 1.8 2.6 .698 5.5 1.1 2.6 8.5
1 season LAL NBA 27 5.2 0.6 1.7 .362 0.6 1.7 .362 0.3 0.4 .583 2.4 0.2 1.4 1.5

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
1966-67 24 LAL NBA C 27 141 4.3 12.0 .362 4.3 12.0 .362 1.8 3.1 .583 16.3 1.3 10.0 10.5
1967-68 25 SDR NBA C 53 1116 7.8 15.9 .492 7.8 15.9 .492 4.2 6.2 .686 12.1 2.3 5.6 19.8
1968-69 26 SDR NBA C 35 332 5.3 12.0 .441 5.3 12.0 .441 3.4 4.4 .756 11.6 2.3 5.7 14.0
1969-70 27 BOS NBA C 80 1866 6.0 13.2 .454 6.0 13.2 .454 3.0 4.5 .670 11.8 2.0 5.6 15.0
1970-71 28 BOS NBA C 80 1234 6.2 14.3 .438 6.2 14.3 .438 2.7 3.7 .732 10.0 2.3 5.7 15.2
1971-72 29 BOS NBA C 78 736 5.0 12.4 .406 5.0 12.4 .406 2.1 3.6 .581 12.3 3.0 5.8 12.2
1972-73 30 BOS NBA C 76 496 5.7 12.6 .451 5.7 12.6 .451 2.0 3.8 .538 11.0 1.9 6.0 13.4
1973-74 31 BOS NBA C 60 427 5.1 11.0 .462 5.1 11.0 .462 2.4 3.6 .651 3.5 7.9 11.4 2.3 0.3 0.6 5.2 12.5
1974-75 32 BOS NBA C 62 518 3.6 9.0 .403 3.6 9.0 .403 1.6 3.0 .535 2.3 5.5 7.8 2.2 0.5 0.2 5.0 8.8
Career NBA 551 6866 5.9 13.2 .449 5.9 13.2 .449 2.8 4.3 .662 2.8 6.6 11.3 2.2 0.4 0.4 5.7 14.6
6 seasons BOS NBA 436 5277 5.6 12.7 .440 5.6 12.7 .440 2.5 3.9 .649 2.8 6.6 10.9 2.2 0.4 0.4 5.6 13.7
2 seasons SDR NBA 88 1448 7.2 15.0 .483 7.2 15.0 .483 4.0 5.8 .698 12.0 2.3 5.7 18.5
1 season LAL NBA 27 141 4.3 12.0 .362 4.3 12.0 .362 1.8 3.1 .583 16.3 1.3 10.0 10.5

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
1966-67 24 LAL NBA C 27 141 7.7 .392 .362 .255 4.2 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.005
1967-68 25 SDR NBA C 53 1116 17.5 .534 .492 .388 9.4 2.3 1.1 3.4 .146
1968-69 26 SDR NBA C 35 332 13.1 .500 .441 .369 8.1 0.3 0.5 0.9 .123
1969-70 27 BOS NBA C 80 1866 13.1 .494 .454 .341 7.3 1.0 2.4 3.4 .087
1970-71 28 BOS NBA C 80 1234 12.1 .478 .438 .260 12.0 8.1 0.5 1.8 2.3 .091
1971-72 29 BOS NBA C 78 736 11.1 .434 .406 .291 15.6 10.0 -0.5 1.5 1.0 .068
1972-73 30 BOS NBA C 76 496 11.4 .470 .451 .301 13.7 6.5 0.1 1.1 1.2 .119
1973-74 31 BOS NBA C 60 427 11.6 .497 .462 .331 9.5 20.7 15.3 8.1 0.3 0.8 95 0.3 0.6 0.9 .096
1974-75 32 BOS NBA C 62 518 7.5 .429 .403 .333 6.4 15.0 10.8 7.7 0.6 0.3 97 -0.2 0.6 0.4 .038
Career NBA 551 6866 12.6 .487 .449 .325 7.8 17.6 13.2 8.1 0.5 0.5 96 3.6 9.9 13.5 .094
6 seasons BOS NBA 436 5277 11.7 .475 .440 .308 7.8 17.6 13.2 7.9 0.5 0.5 96 1.2 8.1 9.3 .084
2 seasons SDR NBA 88 1448 16.5 .528 .483 .385 9.1 2.6 1.6 4.3 .141
1 season LAL NBA 27 141 7.7 .392 .362 .255 4.2 -0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.005

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
1966-67 24 LAL NBA C 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-69 26 SDR NBA C 2 12 0 3 .000 0 3 .000 0 0 7 0 3 0
1971-72 29 BOS NBA C 8 68 10 22 .455 10 22 .455 0 0 24 3 11 20
1972-73 30 BOS NBA C 7 23 6 9 .667 6 9 .667 0 0 6 3 4 12
1973-74 ❍ 31 BOS NBA C 8 46 8 18 .444 8 18 .444 1 1 1.000 5 5 10 3 1 0 9 17
1974-75 32 BOS NBA C 7 25 3 7 .429 3 7 .429 3 5 .600 3 3 6 4 0 0 2 9
Career NBA 33 175 27 59 .458 27 59 .458 4 6 .667 8 8 53 13 1 0 29 58
4 seasons BOS NBA 30 162 27 56 .482 27 56 .482 4 6 .667 8 8 46 13 1 0 26 58
1 season SDR NBA 2 12 0 3 .000 0 3 .000 0 0 7 0 3 0
1 season LAL NBA 1 1 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
1966-67 24 LAL NBA C 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1968-69 26 SDR NBA C 2 6.0 0.0 1.5 .000 0.0 1.5 .000 0.0 0.0 3.5 0.0 1.5 0.0
1971-72 29 BOS NBA C 8 8.5 1.3 2.8 .455 1.3 2.8 .455 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.4 1.4 2.5
1972-73 30 BOS NBA C 7 3.3 0.9 1.3 .667 0.9 1.3 .667 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.4 0.6 1.7
1973-74 ❍ 31 BOS NBA C 8 5.8 1.0 2.3 .444 1.0 2.3 .444 0.1 0.1 1.000 0.6 0.6 1.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 1.1 2.1
1974-75 32 BOS NBA C 7 3.6 0.4 1.0 .429 0.4 1.0 .429 0.4 0.7 .600 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3
Career NBA 33 5.3 0.8 1.8 .458 0.8 1.8 .458 0.1 0.2 .667 0.5 0.5 1.6 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.9 1.8
4 seasons BOS NBA 30 5.4 0.9 1.9 .482 0.9 1.9 .482 0.1 0.2 .667 0.5 0.5 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.9 1.9
1 season SDR NBA 2 6.0 0.0 1.5 .000 0.0 1.5 .000 0.0 0.0 3.5 0.0 1.5 0.0
1 season LAL NBA 1 1.0 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
1966-67 24 LAL NBA C 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1968-69 26 SDR NBA C 2 12 0.0 9.0 .000 0.0 9.0 .000 0.0 0.0 21.0 0.0 9.0 0.0
1971-72 29 BOS NBA C 8 68 5.3 11.6 .455 5.3 11.6 .455 0.0 0.0 12.7 1.6 5.8 10.6
1972-73 30 BOS NBA C 7 23 9.4 14.1 .667 9.4 14.1 .667 0.0 0.0 9.4 4.7 6.3 18.8
1973-74 ❍ 31 BOS NBA C 8 46 6.3 14.1 .444 6.3 14.1 .444 0.8 0.8 1.000 3.9 3.9 7.8 2.3 0.8 0.0 7.0 13.3
1974-75 32 BOS NBA C 7 25 4.3 10.1 .429 4.3 10.1 .429 4.3 7.2 .600 4.3 4.3 8.6 5.8 0.0 0.0 2.9 13.0
Career NBA 33 175 5.6 12.1 .458 5.6 12.1 .458 0.8 1.2 .667 4.1 4.1 10.9 2.7 0.5 0.0 6.0 11.9
4 seasons BOS NBA 30 162 6.0 12.4 .482 6.0 12.4 .482 0.9 1.3 .667 4.1 4.1 10.2 2.9 0.5 0.0 5.8 12.9
1 season SDR NBA 2 12 0.0 9.0 .000 0.0 9.0 .000 0.0 0.0 21.0 0.0 9.0 0.0
1 season LAL NBA 1 1 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
1966-67 24 LAL NBA C 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .001
1968-69 26 SDR NBA C 2 12 -0.6 .000 .000 .000 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.317
1971-72 29 BOS NBA C 8 68 10.2 .455 .455 .000 17.2 5.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 .021
1972-73 30 BOS NBA C 7 23 21.6 .667 .667 .000 13.1 20.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 .287
1973-74 ❍ 31 BOS NBA C 8 46 11.1 .461 .444 .056 11.7 11.4 11.5 9.4 1.0 0.0 95 0.0 0.1 0.1 .097
1974-75 32 BOS NBA C 7 25 14.8 .489 .429 .714 11.8 13.8 12.7 20.0 0.0 0.0 106 0.0 0.0 0.0 .083
Career NBA 33 175 11.8 .470 .458 .102 11.7 12.2 14.3 10.2 0.7 0.0 99 0.1 0.1 0.2 .061
4 seasons BOS NBA 30 162 12.8 .495 .482 .107 11.7 12.2 14.3 11.0 0.7 0.0 99 0.2 0.1 0.3 .090
1 season SDR NBA 2 12 -0.6 .000 .000 .000 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.317
1 season LAL NBA 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .001

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 9 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Hank Finkel 3.4 3.4 2.3 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.0
Vitaly Potapenko 83.2 3.4 3.1 2.5 2.2 1.5 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.2
Mike Brown 82.4 3.7 3.7 2.4 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.7 -0.4
Adonal Foyle 82.0 4.0 3.4 2.8 1.9 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.7 -0.1
Bill Wennington 81.6 3.5 2.8 2.3 2.1 1.3 1.2 0.9 0.5 0.4
Duane Causwell 80.5 3.9 2.9 2.8 1.8 1.3 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.0
Chris Mihm 80.0 4.0 3.6 2.9 1.3 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.0
Joel Anthony 79.8 3.4 3.3 3.1 1.7 1.2 0.6
Brad Lohaus 79.2 3.3 2.7 2.7 1.8 1.5 1.3 0.9 0.9 0.1
Connie Dierking 78.5 4.2 3.0 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.1
Jake Voskuhl 77.8 3.3 2.7 2.5 1.7 1.0 0.6 0.2 0.0 -0.3
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Hank Finkel 3.4 3.4 2.3 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.0
Vitaly Potapenko 82.3 3.4 3.1 2.5 2.2 1.5 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 -0.1
Mike Brown 81.4 3.7 3.7 2.4 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.1 -0.4
Chris Mihm 80.0 4.0 3.6 2.9 1.3 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.0
Joel Anthony 79.8 3.4 3.3 3.1 1.7 1.2 0.6
Brad Lohaus 78.7 3.3 2.7 2.7 1.8 1.5 1.3 0.9 0.9 0.1 0.1 -0.1
Jake Voskuhl 77.8 3.3 2.7 2.5 1.7 1.0 0.6 0.2 0.0 -0.3
Duane Causwell 77.5 3.9 2.9 2.8 1.8 1.3 1.2 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.0 0.0
Connie Dierking 77.0 4.2 3.0 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.1
Jim Barnes 76.3 3.4 2.9 2.4 2.1 2.1 1.1 0.3
Steven Hunter 75.7 2.8 2.6 2.5 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1965-66 NCAA AP All-America (3rd)
Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1974 Boston Celtics (NBA)
Personal Fouls
1969-70 NBA 292 (9)
Field Goal Pct
1967-68 NBA .492 (10)
Effective Field Goal Pct
1967-68 NBA .492 (10)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.000 (1037)
   

Transactions

May 11, 1966: Sold by the Chicago Bulls to the Los Angeles Lakers.

May 11, 1966: Drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2nd round (17th pick) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

May 1, 1967: Drafted by the San Diego Rockets from the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA expansion draft.

August 22, 1969: Traded by the San Diego Rockets to the Boston Celtics for cash.

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