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Fred Foster

Fred J. Foster

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.
Born: March 18, 1946 in Springfield, Ohio
Died: October 4, 1985
High School: Springfield South in Springfield, Ohio
College: Miami University
Draft: Cincinnati Royals, 3rd round (6th pick, 28th overall), 1968 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 19, 1968

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1968-69 22 CIN NBA SF 56 497 74 193 .383 74 193 .383 .383 43 66 .652 61 36 49 191
1969-70 23 CIN NBA SF 74 2077 461 1026 .449 461 1026 .449 .449 176 243 .724 310 107 209 1098
1970-71 24 TOT NBA SF 67 909 148 368 .402 148 368 .402 .402 73 106 .689 151 61 115 369
1970-71 24 CIN NBA SF 1 21 3 8 .375 3 8 .375 .375 1 3 .333 4 0 2 7
1970-71 24 PHI NBA SF 66 888 145 360 .403 145 360 .403 .403 72 103 .699 147 61 113 362
1971-72 25 PHI NBA SF 74 1699 347 837 .415 347 837 .415 .415 185 243 .761 276 90 184 879
1972-73 26 DET NBA SF 63 1460 243 627 .388 243 627 .388 .388 61 87 .701 183 94 150 547
1973-74 27 CLE NBA SF 58 649 112 288 .389 112 288 .389 .389 54 64 .844 43 65 108 62 19 6 79 278
1974-75 28 CLE NBA SF 73 1136 217 521 .417 217 521 .417 .417 69 97 .711 56 54 110 103 22 2 130 503
1975-76 29 Did Not Play
1976-77 30 BUF NBA SF 59 689 99 247 .401 99 247 .401 .401 30 44 .682 33 43 76 48 16 0 92 228
Career NBA 524 9116 1701 4107 .414 1701 4107 .414 .414 691 950 .727 132 162 1275 601 57 8 1008 4093
2 seasons PHI NBA 140 2587 492 1197 .411 492 1197 .411 .411 257 346 .743 423 151 297 1241
2 seasons CLE NBA 131 1785 329 809 .407 329 809 .407 .407 123 161 .764 99 119 218 165 41 8 209 781
3 seasons CIN NBA 131 2595 538 1227 .438 538 1227 .438 .438 220 312 .705 375 143 260 1296
1 season DET NBA 63 1460 243 627 .388 243 627 .388 .388 61 87 .701 183 94 150 547
1 season BUF NBA 59 689 99 247 .401 99 247 .401 .401 30 44 .682 33 43 76 48 16 0 92 228

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
1968-69 22 CIN NBA SF 56 8.9 1.3 3.4 .383 1.3 3.4 .383 0.8 1.2 .652 1.1 0.6 0.9 3.4
1969-70 23 CIN NBA SF 74 28.1 6.2 13.9 .449 6.2 13.9 .449 2.4 3.3 .724 4.2 1.4 2.8 14.8
1970-71 24 TOT NBA SF 67 13.6 2.2 5.5 .402 2.2 5.5 .402 1.1 1.6 .689 2.3 0.9 1.7 5.5
1970-71 24 CIN NBA SF 1 21.0 3.0 8.0 .375 3.0 8.0 .375 1.0 3.0 .333 4.0 0.0 2.0 7.0
1970-71 24 PHI NBA SF 66 13.5 2.2 5.5 .403 2.2 5.5 .403 1.1 1.6 .699 2.2 0.9 1.7 5.5
1971-72 25 PHI NBA SF 74 23.0 4.7 11.3 .415 4.7 11.3 .415 2.5 3.3 .761 3.7 1.2 2.5 11.9
1972-73 26 DET NBA SF 63 23.2 3.9 10.0 .388 3.9 10.0 .388 1.0 1.4 .701 2.9 1.5 2.4 8.7
1973-74 27 CLE NBA SF 58 11.2 1.9 5.0 .389 1.9 5.0 .389 0.9 1.1 .844 0.7 1.1 1.9 1.1 0.3 0.1 1.4 4.8
1974-75 28 CLE NBA SF 73 15.6 3.0 7.1 .417 3.0 7.1 .417 0.9 1.3 .711 0.8 0.7 1.5 1.4 0.3 0.0 1.8 6.9
1976-77 30 BUF NBA SF 59 11.7 1.7 4.2 .401 1.7 4.2 .401 0.5 0.7 .682 0.6 0.7 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.0 1.6 3.9
Career NBA 524 17.4 3.2 7.8 .414 3.2 7.8 .414 1.3 1.8 .727 0.7 0.9 2.4 1.1 0.3 0.0 1.9 7.8
2 seasons PHI NBA 140 18.5 3.5 8.6 .411 3.5 8.6 .411 1.8 2.5 .743 3.0 1.1 2.1 8.9
2 seasons CLE NBA 131 13.6 2.5 6.2 .407 2.5 6.2 .407 0.9 1.2 .764 0.8 0.9 1.7 1.3 0.3 0.1 1.6 6.0
3 seasons CIN NBA 131 19.8 4.1 9.4 .438 4.1 9.4 .438 1.7 2.4 .705 2.9 1.1 2.0 9.9
1 season DET NBA 63 23.2 3.9 10.0 .388 3.9 10.0 .388 1.0 1.4 .701 2.9 1.5 2.4 8.7
1 season BUF NBA 59 11.7 1.7 4.2 .401 1.7 4.2 .401 0.5 0.7 .682 0.6 0.7 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.0 1.6 3.9

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
1968-69 22 CIN NBA SF 56 497 5.4 14.0 .383 5.4 14.0 .383 3.1 4.8 .652 4.4 2.6 3.5 13.8
1969-70 23 CIN NBA SF 74 2077 8.0 17.8 .449 8.0 17.8 .449 3.1 4.2 .724 5.4 1.9 3.6 19.0
1970-71 24 TOT NBA SF 67 909 5.9 14.6 .402 5.9 14.6 .402 2.9 4.2 .689 6.0 2.4 4.6 14.6
1970-71 24 CIN NBA SF 1 21 5.1 13.7 .375 5.1 13.7 .375 1.7 5.1 .333 6.9 0.0 3.4 12.0
1970-71 24 PHI NBA SF 66 888 5.9 14.6 .403 5.9 14.6 .403 2.9 4.2 .699 6.0 2.5 4.6 14.7
1971-72 25 PHI NBA SF 74 1699 7.4 17.7 .415 7.4 17.7 .415 3.9 5.1 .761 5.8 1.9 3.9 18.6
1972-73 26 DET NBA SF 63 1460 6.0 15.5 .388 6.0 15.5 .388 1.5 2.1 .701 4.5 2.3 3.7 13.5
1973-74 27 CLE NBA SF 58 649 6.2 16.0 .389 6.2 16.0 .389 3.0 3.6 .844 2.4 3.6 6.0 3.4 1.1 0.3 4.4 15.4
1974-75 28 CLE NBA SF 73 1136 6.9 16.5 .417 6.9 16.5 .417 2.2 3.1 .711 1.8 1.7 3.5 3.3 0.7 0.1 4.1 15.9
1976-77 30 BUF NBA SF 59 689 5.2 12.9 .401 5.2 12.9 .401 1.6 2.3 .682 1.7 2.2 4.0 2.5 0.8 0.0 4.8 11.9
Career NBA 524 9116 6.7 16.2 .414 6.7 16.2 .414 2.7 3.8 .727 1.9 2.4 5.0 2.4 0.8 0.1 4.0 16.2
2 seasons PHI NBA 140 2587 6.8 16.7 .411 6.8 16.7 .411 3.6 4.8 .743 5.9 2.1 4.1 17.3
2 seasons CLE NBA 131 1785 6.6 16.3 .407 6.6 16.3 .407 2.5 3.2 .764 2.0 2.4 4.4 3.3 0.8 0.2 4.2 15.8
3 seasons CIN NBA 131 2595 7.5 17.0 .438 7.5 17.0 .438 3.1 4.3 .705 5.2 2.0 3.6 18.0
1 season DET NBA 63 1460 6.0 15.5 .388 6.0 15.5 .388 1.5 2.1 .701 4.5 2.3 3.7 13.5
1 season BUF NBA 59 689 5.2 12.9 .401 5.2 12.9 .401 1.6 2.3 .682 1.7 2.2 4.0 2.5 0.8 0.0 4.8 11.9

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 ORtg DRtg
1973-74 27 CLE NBA SF 58 649 8.0 20.5 .389 8.0 20.5 .389 3.8 4.5 .844 3.1 4.6 7.7 4.4 1.4 0.4 5.6 19.8 101
1974-75 28 CLE NBA SF 73 1136 9.1 21.9 .417 9.1 21.9 .417 2.9 4.1 .711 2.4 2.3 4.6 4.3 0.9 0.1 5.5 21.2 103
1976-77 30 BUF NBA SF 59 689 6.4 16.0 .401 6.4 16.0 .401 1.9 2.9 .682 2.1 2.8 4.9 3.1 1.0 0.0 6.0 14.8 106
Career NBA 524 9116 8.0 19.8 .414 32.0 77.1 .414 13.0 17.8 .727 2.5 3.0 23.9 4.0 1.1 0.2 18.9 76.9 103
2 seasons PHI NBA 140 2587 .411 .411 .743
2 seasons CLE NBA 131 1785 8.7 21.4 .407 8.7 21.4 .407 3.3 4.3 .764 2.6 3.1 5.8 4.4 1.1 0.2 5.5 20.6 102
3 seasons CIN NBA 131 2595 .438 .438 .705
1 season DET NBA 63 1460 .388 .388 .701
1 season BUF NBA 59 689 6.4 16.0 .401 6.4 16.0 .401 1.9 2.9 .682 2.1 2.8 4.9 3.1 1.0 0.0 6.0 14.8 106

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1968-69 22 CIN NBA SF 56 497 8.7 .430 .342 9.6 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.019
1969-70 23 CIN NBA SF 74 2077 12.4 .485 .237 7.1 0.8 1.3 2.1 .048
1970-71 24 TOT NBA SF 67 909 9.6 .445 .288 7.5 8.9 -0.4 0.8 0.4 .022
1970-71 24 CIN NBA SF 1 21 5.1 .376 .375 8.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.076
1970-71 24 PHI NBA SF 66 888 9.7 .447 .286 7.4 9.2 -0.3 0.8 0.5 .024
1971-72 25 PHI NBA SF 74 1699 12.2 .466 .290 7.3 7.6 0.0 1.1 1.1 .031
1972-73 26 DET NBA SF 63 1460 8.1 .411 .139 6.1 8.5 -1.8 0.9 -0.9 -0.031
1973-74 27 CLE NBA SF 58 649 12.1 .440 .222 6.4 10.9 8.5 13.8 1.4 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.3 .026 -2.0 -1.9 -3.9 -0.3
1974-75 28 CLE NBA SF 73 1136 11.5 .446 .186 5.2 5.1 5.1 13.6 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.4 .017 -1.7 -2.7 -4.4 -0.7
1976-77 30 BUF NBA SF 59 689 7.7 .428 .178 4.8 6.3 5.6 9.8 1.0 0.0 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.017 -4.3 -2.2 -6.6 -0.8
Career NBA 524 9116 10.7 .452 .231 5.4 6.9 6.6 9.2 1.1 0.2 -2.2 5.1 2.9 .016 -2.5 -2.4 -4.9 -1.8
2 seasons PHI NBA 140 2587 11.4 .460 .289 7.4 8.1 -0.3 1.9 1.6 .029
2 seasons CLE NBA 131 1785 11.7 .444 .199 5.7 7.2 6.4 13.7 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.8 0.7 .020 -1.8 -2.4 -4.3 -1.0
3 seasons CIN NBA 131 2595 11.6 .475 .254 8.6 7.5 0.4 1.4 1.8 .034
1 season DET NBA 63 1460 8.1 .411 .139 6.1 8.5 -1.8 0.9 -0.9 -0.031
1 season BUF NBA 59 689 7.7 .428 .178 4.8 6.3 5.6 9.8 1.0 0.0 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.017 -4.3 -2.2 -6.6 -0.8

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1970-71 24 PHI NBA SF 5 49 8 19 .421 8 19 .421 .421 2 2 1.000 12 5 6 18
Career NBA 5 49 8 19 .421 8 19 .421 .421 2 2 1.000 12 5 6 18
1 season PHI NBA 5 49 8 19 .421 8 19 .421 .421 2 2 1.000 12 5 6 18

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
1970-71 24 PHI NBA SF 5 9.8 1.6 3.8 .421 1.6 3.8 .421 0.4 0.4 1.000 2.4 1.0 1.2 3.6
Career NBA 5 9.8 1.6 3.8 .421 1.6 3.8 .421 0.4 0.4 1.000 2.4 1.0 1.2 3.6
1 season PHI NBA 5 9.8 1.6 3.8 .421 1.6 3.8 .421 0.4 0.4 1.000 2.4 1.0 1.2 3.6

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
1970-71 24 PHI NBA SF 5 49 5.9 14.0 .421 5.9 14.0 .421 1.5 1.5 1.000 8.8 3.7 4.4 13.2
Career NBA 5 49 5.9 14.0 .421 5.9 14.0 .421 1.5 1.5 1.000 8.8 3.7 4.4 13.2
1 season PHI NBA 5 49 5.9 14.0 .421 5.9 14.0 .421 1.5 1.5 1.000 8.8 3.7 4.4 13.2

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1970-71 24 PHI NBA SF 5 49 12.3 .453 .105 11.0 14.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 .017
Career NBA 5 49 12.3 .453 .105 11.0 14.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 .017
1 season PHI NBA 5 49 12.3 .453 .105 11.0 14.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 .017

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 8 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Fred Foster 2.1 1.1 0.4 0.4 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.9
Jim Loscutoff 70.5 2.1 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.9
Tellis Frank 57.8 2.0 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.1
Pete Verhoeven 57.6 2.1 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.0
Hilton Armstrong 53.5 1.5 1.2 0.5 0.5 0.3 -0.1
Jonathan Bender 52.1 2.0 1.7 0.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Bob Portman 49.8 1.9 1.2 0.8 0.5
Solomon Jones 49.8 1.9 1.6 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Bill Walker 49.2 1.9 1.1 0.9 0.5
Joe Wolf 48.3 1.5 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.5
D.J. White 47.3 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Fred Foster 2.1 1.1 0.4 0.4 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.9
Tellis Frank 57.8 2.0 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.1
Pete Verhoeven 57.6 2.1 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.0
Hilton Armstrong 53.5 1.5 1.2 0.5 0.5 0.3 -0.1
Jonathan Bender 52.1 2.0 1.7 0.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Solomon Jones 49.8 1.9 1.6 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Bob Portman 49.8 1.9 1.2 0.8 0.5
Bill Walker 49.2 1.9 1.1 0.9 0.5
D.J. White 47.3 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0
Charles Davis 46.6 2.1 1.5 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.3 -0.2 -0.3
Cliff Meely 46.3 1.8 1.2 1.0 0.4 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.000 (1077)

Transactions

November 27, 1967: Traded by the Detroit Pistons (as a future 1968 3rd round draft pick) to the Cincinnati Royals for Len Chappell.

June 4, 1968: Drafted by the Cincinnati Royals in the 3rd round (28th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

October 16, 1970: Traded by the Cincinnati Royals with Connie Dierking to the Philadelphia 76ers for Darrall Imhoff and a future draft pick.

July 31, 1972: Traded by the Philadelphia 76ers to the Portland Trail Blazers for a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Allan Bristow was later selected).

July 31, 1972: Traded by the Portland Trail Blazers to the Detroit Pistons for Terry Dischinger.

October 8, 1973: Waived by the Detroit Pistons.

October 29, 1973: Signed as a free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

September 5, 1975: Traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Chicago Bulls for a 1976 8th round draft pick (Dave Koehler was later selected).

October 22, 1975: Waived by the Chicago Bulls.

September 15, 1976: Signed as a free agent with the Buffalo Braves.

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