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Bob Gross

Robert Edwin Gross

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-6 ▪ Weight: 200 lbs.
Born: August 3, 1953 in San Pedro, California
High School: Fermin Lausen in San Pedro, California
College: California State University, Long Beach
Draft: Portland Trail Blazers, 2nd round (7th pick, 25th overall), 1975 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 28, 1975

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
1975-76 22 POR NBA SF 76 1474 209 400 .523 209 400 .523 97 142 .683 138 169 307 163 91 43 186 515
1976-77 23 POR NBA SF 82 2232 376 711 .529 376 711 .529 183 215 .851 173 221 394 242 107 57 255 935
1977-78 24 POR NBA SF 72 2163 381 720 .529 381 720 .529 152 190 .800 180 220 400 254 100 52 179 234 914
1978-79 25 POR NBA SF 53 1441 209 443 .472 209 443 .472 96 119 .807 106 144 250 184 70 47 121 161 514
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 62 1581 221 472 .468 1 10 .100 220 462 .476 95 114 .833 84 165 249 228 60 47 166 179 538
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 82 1934 253 479 .528 0 9 .000 253 470 .538 135 159 .849 126 202 328 251 90 67 151 238 641
1981-82 28 POR NBA SF 59 24 1377 173 322 .537 3 6 .500 170 316 .538 78 104 .750 101 158 259 125 75 41 88 162 427
1982-83 29 SDC NBA SF 27 3 373 35 82 .427 1 3 .333 34 79 .430 12 19 .632 32 34 66 34 22 7 24 69 83
Career NBA 513 27 12575 1857 3629 .512 5 28 .179 1852 3601 .514 848 1062 .798 940 1313 2253 1481 615 361 729 1484 4567
7 seasons POR NBA 486 24 12202 1822 3547 .514 4 25 .160 1818 3522 .516 836 1043 .802 908 1279 2187 1447 593 354 705 1415 4484
1 season SDC NBA 27 3 373 35 82 .427 1 3 .333 34 79 .430 12 19 .632 32 34 66 34 22 7 24 69 83

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
1975-76 22 POR NBA SF 76 19.4 2.8 5.3 .523 2.8 5.3 .523 1.3 1.9 .683 1.8 2.2 4.0 2.1 1.2 0.6 2.4 6.8
1976-77 23 POR NBA SF 82 27.2 4.6 8.7 .529 4.6 8.7 .529 2.2 2.6 .851 2.1 2.7 4.8 3.0 1.3 0.7 3.1 11.4
1977-78 24 POR NBA SF 72 30.0 5.3 10.0 .529 5.3 10.0 .529 2.1 2.6 .800 2.5 3.1 5.6 3.5 1.4 0.7 2.5 3.3 12.7
1978-79 25 POR NBA SF 53 27.2 3.9 8.4 .472 3.9 8.4 .472 1.8 2.2 .807 2.0 2.7 4.7 3.5 1.3 0.9 2.3 3.0 9.7
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 62 25.5 3.6 7.6 .468 0.0 0.2 .100 3.5 7.5 .476 1.5 1.8 .833 1.4 2.7 4.0 3.7 1.0 0.8 2.7 2.9 8.7
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 82 23.6 3.1 5.8 .528 0.0 0.1 .000 3.1 5.7 .538 1.6 1.9 .849 1.5 2.5 4.0 3.1 1.1 0.8 1.8 2.9 7.8
1981-82 28 POR NBA SF 59 24 23.3 2.9 5.5 .537 0.1 0.1 .500 2.9 5.4 .538 1.3 1.8 .750 1.7 2.7 4.4 2.1 1.3 0.7 1.5 2.7 7.2
1982-83 29 SDC NBA SF 27 3 13.8 1.3 3.0 .427 0.0 0.1 .333 1.3 2.9 .430 0.4 0.7 .632 1.2 1.3 2.4 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.9 2.6 3.1
Career NBA 513 27 24.5 3.6 7.1 .512 0.0 0.1 .179 3.6 7.0 .514 1.7 2.1 .798 1.8 2.6 4.4 2.9 1.2 0.7 2.1 2.9 8.9
7 seasons POR NBA 486 24 25.1 3.7 7.3 .514 0.0 0.1 .160 3.7 7.2 .516 1.7 2.1 .802 1.9 2.6 4.5 3.0 1.2 0.7 2.1 2.9 9.2
1 season SDC NBA 27 3 13.8 1.3 3.0 .427 0.0 0.1 .333 1.3 2.9 .430 0.4 0.7 .632 1.2 1.3 2.4 1.3 0.8 0.3 0.9 2.6 3.1

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
1975-76 22 POR NBA SF 76 1474 5.1 9.8 .523 5.1 9.8 .523 2.4 3.5 .683 3.4 4.1 7.5 4.0 2.2 1.1 4.5 12.6
1976-77 23 POR NBA SF 82 2232 6.1 11.5 .529 6.1 11.5 .529 3.0 3.5 .851 2.8 3.6 6.4 3.9 1.7 0.9 4.1 15.1
1977-78 24 POR NBA SF 72 2163 6.3 12.0 .529 6.3 12.0 .529 2.5 3.2 .800 3.0 3.7 6.7 4.2 1.7 0.9 3.0 3.9 15.2
1978-79 25 POR NBA SF 53 1441 5.2 11.1 .472 5.2 11.1 .472 2.4 3.0 .807 2.6 3.6 6.2 4.6 1.7 1.2 3.0 4.0 12.8
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 62 1581 5.0 10.7 .468 0.0 0.2 .100 5.0 10.5 .476 2.2 2.6 .833 1.9 3.8 5.7 5.2 1.4 1.1 3.8 4.1 12.3
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 82 1934 4.7 8.9 .528 0.0 0.2 .000 4.7 8.7 .538 2.5 3.0 .849 2.3 3.8 6.1 4.7 1.7 1.2 2.8 4.4 11.9
1981-82 28 POR NBA SF 59 24 1377 4.5 8.4 .537 0.1 0.2 .500 4.4 8.3 .538 2.0 2.7 .750 2.6 4.1 6.8 3.3 2.0 1.1 2.3 4.2 11.2
1982-83 29 SDC NBA SF 27 3 373 3.4 7.9 .427 0.1 0.3 .333 3.3 7.6 .430 1.2 1.8 .632 3.1 3.3 6.4 3.3 2.1 0.7 2.3 6.7 8.0
Career NBA 513 27 12575 5.3 10.4 .512 0.0 0.2 .179 5.3 10.3 .514 2.4 3.0 .798 2.7 3.8 6.4 4.2 1.8 1.0 3.0 4.2 13.1
7 seasons POR NBA 486 24 12202 5.4 10.5 .514 0.0 0.2 .160 5.4 10.4 .516 2.5 3.1 .802 2.7 3.8 6.5 4.3 1.7 1.0 3.0 4.2 13.2
1 season SDC NBA 27 3 373 3.4 7.9 .427 0.1 0.3 .333 3.3 7.6 .430 1.2 1.8 .632 3.1 3.3 6.4 3.3 2.1 0.7 2.3 6.7 8.0

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
1975-76 22 POR NBA SF 76 1474 6.3 12.1 .523 6.3 9.8 .523 2.9 4.3 .683 4.2 5.1 9.3 4.9 2.8 1.3 5.6 15.6
1976-77 23 POR NBA SF 82 2232 7.5 14.2 .529 7.5 11.5 .529 3.6 4.3 .851 3.4 4.4 7.8 4.8 2.1 1.1 5.1 18.6
1977-78 24 POR NBA SF 72 2163 8.1 15.3 .529 8.1 12.0 .529 3.2 4.0 .800 3.8 4.7 8.5 5.4 2.1 1.1 3.8 5.0 19.5
1978-79 25 POR NBA SF 53 1441 6.7 14.3 .472 6.7 11.1 .472 3.1 3.8 .807 3.4 4.6 8.1 5.9 2.3 1.5 3.9 5.2 16.6
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 62 1581 6.8 14.5 .468 0.0 0.3 .100 6.8 10.5 .476 2.9 3.5 .833 2.6 5.1 7.7 7.0 1.8 1.4 5.1 5.5 16.6
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 82 1934 6.1 11.5 .528 0.0 0.2 .000 6.1 8.7 .538 3.3 3.8 .849 3.0 4.9 7.9 6.0 2.2 1.6 3.6 5.7 15.4
1981-82 28 POR NBA SF 59 24 1377 6.0 11.2 .537 0.1 0.2 .500 5.9 8.3 .538 2.7 3.6 .750 3.5 5.5 9.0 4.3 2.6 1.4 3.1 5.6 14.8
1982-83 29 SDC NBA SF 27 3 373 4.4 10.2 .427 0.1 0.4 .333 4.2 7.6 .430 1.5 2.4 .632 4.0 4.2 8.2 4.2 2.7 0.9 3.0 8.6 10.4
Career NBA 513 27 12575 6.8 13.3 .512 0.0 0.3 .179 6.8 13.2 .514 3.1 3.9 .798 3.5 4.8 8.3 5.4 2.3 1.3 3.9 5.5 16.8
7 seasons POR NBA 486 24 12202 6.9 13.4 .514 0.0 0.2 .160 6.9 13.3 .516 3.2 3.9 .802 3.4 4.8 8.3 5.5 2.2 1.3 3.9 5.4 17.0
1 season SDC NBA 27 3 373 4.4 10.2 .427 0.1 0.4 .333 4.2 9.9 .430 1.5 2.4 .632 4.0 4.2 8.2 4.2 2.7 0.9 3.0 8.6 10.4

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
1975-76 22 POR NBA SF 76 1474 15.6 .557 .523 .355 9.8 11.4 10.6 15.3 2.8 1.5 96 1.8 1.9 3.8 .123
1976-77 23 POR NBA SF 82 2232 16.2 .580 .529 .302 8.1 10.0 9.1 14.5 2.1 1.4 99 4.9 2.5 7.4 .159
1977-78 24 POR NBA SF 72 2163 16.9 .569 .529 .264 8.9 10.4 9.6 16.2 2.1 1.3 18.2 18.0 108 98 4.0 3.1 7.1 .158
1978-79 25 POR NBA SF 53 1441 14.0 .519 .472 .269 8.1 11.2 9.6 17.0 2.3 1.8 19.6 16.9 103 103 1.2 1.7 2.9 .097
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 62 1581 12.0 .515 .469 .242 .021 5.8 11.6 8.7 20.0 1.8 1.7 24.1 17.9 96 104 -0.1 1.8 1.7 .051
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 82 1934 14.0 .584 .528 .332 .019 7.1 11.4 9.2 16.0 2.2 1.9 21.6 14.3 110 105 2.3 2.1 4.4 .110
1981-82 28 POR NBA SF 59 1377 13.8 .581 .542 .323 .019 8.3 12.7 10.5 11.5 2.6 1.7 19.3 13.6 111 106 1.5 1.6 3.1 .108
1982-83 29 SDC NBA SF 27 373 8.7 .459 .433 .232 .037 9.1 11.3 10.1 11.1 2.7 1.1 21.0 11.9 97 108 0.0 0.2 0.2 .032
Career NBA 513 12575 14.7 .557 .512 .293 .008 8.0 11.1 9.6 15.7 2.3 1.6 20.5 16.0 105 101 15.6 15.0 30.7 .117
7 seasons POR NBA 486 12202 14.8 .560 .514 .294 .007 8.0 11.1 9.6 15.8 2.2 1.6 20.5 16.2 106 101 15.6 14.8 30.4 .120
1 season SDC NBA 27 373 8.7 .459 .433 .232 .037 9.1 11.3 10.1 11.1 2.7 1.1 21.0 11.9 97 108 0.0 0.2 0.2 .032

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
1976-77 ❍ 23 POR NBA SF 19 583 110 186 .591 110 186 .591 48 54 .889 49 63 112 80 32 15 84 268
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 3 51 3 9 .333 0 0 3 9 .333 6 6 1.000 1 3 4 4 1 0 3 8 12
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 3 60 9 14 .643 0 0 9 14 .643 9 14 .643 5 3 8 5 2 2 5 9 27
Career NBA 25 694 122 209 .584 0 0 122 209 .584 63 74 .851 55 69 124 89 35 17 8 101 307
3 seasons POR NBA 25 694 122 209 .584 0 0 122 209 .584 63 74 .851 55 69 124 89 35 17 8 101 307

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
1976-77 ❍ 23 POR NBA SF 19 30.7 5.8 9.8 .591 5.8 9.8 .591 2.5 2.8 .889 2.6 3.3 5.9 4.2 1.7 0.8 4.4 14.1
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 3 17.0 1.0 3.0 .333 0.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 .333 2.0 2.0 1.000 0.3 1.0 1.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 1.0 2.7 4.0
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 3 20.0 3.0 4.7 .643 0.0 0.0 3.0 4.7 .643 3.0 4.7 .643 1.7 1.0 2.7 1.7 0.7 0.7 1.7 3.0 9.0
Career NBA 25 27.8 4.9 8.4 .584 0.0 0.0 4.9 8.4 .584 2.5 3.0 .851 2.2 2.8 5.0 3.6 1.4 0.7 1.3 4.0 12.3
3 seasons POR NBA 25 27.8 4.9 8.4 .584 0.0 0.0 4.9 8.4 .584 2.5 3.0 .851 2.2 2.8 5.0 3.6 1.4 0.7 1.3 4.0 12.3

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
1976-77 ❍ 23 POR NBA SF 19 583 6.8 11.5 .591 6.8 11.5 .591 3.0 3.3 .889 3.0 3.9 6.9 4.9 2.0 0.9 5.2 16.5
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 3 51 2.1 6.4 .333 0.0 0.0 2.1 6.4 .333 4.2 4.2 1.000 0.7 2.1 2.8 2.8 0.7 0.0 2.1 5.6 8.5
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 3 60 5.4 8.4 .643 0.0 0.0 5.4 8.4 .643 5.4 8.4 .643 3.0 1.8 4.8 3.0 1.2 1.2 3.0 5.4 16.2
Career NBA 25 694 6.3 10.8 .584 0.0 0.0 6.3 10.8 .584 3.3 3.8 .851 2.9 3.6 6.4 4.6 1.8 0.9 2.6 5.2 15.9
3 seasons POR NBA 25 694 6.3 10.8 .584 0.0 0.0 6.3 10.8 .584 3.3 3.8 .851 2.9 3.6 6.4 4.6 1.8 0.9 2.6 5.2 15.9

Playoffs 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
1976-77 ❍ 23 POR NBA SF 19 583 8.4 14.3 .591 8.4 11.5 .591 3.7 4.1 .889 3.8 4.8 8.6 6.1 2.5 1.2 6.4 20.6
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 3 51 3.0 9.0 .333 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.4 .333 6.0 6.0 1.000 1.0 3.0 4.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 3.0 8.0 12.0
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 3 60 7.5 11.7 .643 0.0 0.0 7.5 8.4 .643 7.5 11.7 .643 4.2 2.5 6.7 4.2 1.7 1.7 4.2 7.5 22.5
Career NBA 25 694 8.0 13.7 .584 0.0 0.0 8.0 13.7 .584 4.1 4.9 .851 3.6 4.5 8.1 5.8 2.3 1.1 3.6 6.6 20.2
3 seasons POR NBA 25 694 8.0 13.7 .584 0.0 0.0 8.0 13.7 .584 4.1 4.9 .851 3.6 4.5 8.1 5.8 2.3 1.1 3.6 6.6 20.2

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
1976-77 ❍ 23 POR NBA SF 19 583 18.7 .639 .591 .290 9.2 11.2 10.2 18.9 2.5 1.4 95 1.5 1.0 2.5 .203
1979-80 26 POR NBA SF 3 51 6.3 .515 .333 .667 .000 2.2 6.9 4.5 10.0 1.0 0.0 20.5 12.3 102 113 0.0 0.0 0.0 .023
1980-81 27 POR NBA SF 3 60 17.6 .670 .643 1.000 .000 9.2 6.0 7.7 11.6 1.7 2.0 19.9 17.9 118 106 0.2 0.1 0.2 .167
Career NBA 25 694 17.7 .635 .584 .354 .000 8.7 10.4 9.6 17.6 2.3 1.4 20.1 15.4 113 97 1.7 1.0 2.7 .187
3 seasons POR NBA 25 694 17.7 .635 .584 .354 .000 8.7 10.4 9.6 17.6 2.3 1.4 20.1 15.4 113 97 1.7 1.0 2.7 .187

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
Bob Gross 7.4 7.1 4.4 3.8 3.1 2.9 1.7 0.2
Amir Johnson 88.9 7.3 5.6 4.5 4.0 3.0 2.7 0.5 0.2
Joe Caldwell 88.5 7.9 6.7 3.7 3.3 2.5 2.3 2.0 0.3
Zach Randolph 88.1 7.1 5.7 4.8 3.1 3.0 3.0 1.3 0.5
Mel Hutchins 86.4 6.9 5.8 4.4 3.9 3.8 2.8 0.3
Ed Pinckney 85.7 7.5 6.2 6.1 4.7 2.9 2.7 2.3 0.3
Chuck Hayes 85.2 6.4 6.3 4.4 3.6 2.4 1.6 1.5 0.6
Kenny Carr 85.2 6.7 5.8 5.1 3.8 2.9 2.1 1.1 0.0
Ruben Patterson 85.2 6.7 5.6 5.5 3.4 3.2 3.0 2.1 0.2
Metta World Peace 84.6 8.0 7.2 6.7 3.7 2.7 2.3 1.9 1.3
Roy Hinson 84.3 7.4 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.4 2.5 1.8 0.1
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Bob Gross 7.4 7.1 4.4 3.8 3.1 2.9 1.7 0.2
Mel Hutchins 86.4 6.9 5.8 4.4 3.9 3.8 2.8 0.3
Amir Johnson 84.8 7.3 6.3 5.6 4.5 4.0 3.0 2.7 0.5 0.2
Roy Hinson 84.3 7.4 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.4 2.5 1.8 0.1
Carl Landry 84.2 7.7 6.2 5.9 4.1 3.7 2.9 0.4
Curtis Perry 83.6 7.6 6.0 5.3 4.8 2.8 1.7 1.3 0.2
Channing Frye 82.7 6.4 5.3 4.7 3.7 3.5 3.2 0.9 0.8
Walter Simon 82.3 6.1 4.8 4.5 4.1 3.4 2.7 2.0
Chuck Hayes 82.2 6.4 6.3 4.4 3.6 2.4 1.6 1.5 1.4 0.6
LaPhonso Ellis 81.9 8.0 7.6 5.2 3.6 2.2 1.9 1.4 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.0
Gene Banks 81.5 7.9 6.2 5.6 4.3 3.6 3.5

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
1971-72 18 SEATTLE 19 157 71 101 385 .703 20.3
1972-73 19 SEATTLE 16 70 143 18 22 110 158 .490 .818 9.9 6.9
1973-74 20 LONGBEACH 24 58 119 42 51 99 158 .487 .824 6.6 4.1
1974-75 21 LONGBEACH 26 152 304 111 134 220 415 .500 .828 16.0 8.5
Career 66 280 566 171 207 429 731 .495 .826 11.1 6.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1977 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
Games
1976-77 NBA 82 (3)
1980-81 NBA 82 (3)
Field Goal Pct
1976-77 NBA .529 (6)
1977-78 NBA .529 (8)
True Shooting Pct
1976-77 NBA .580 (9)
Effective Field Goal Pct
1976-77 NBA .529 (6)
1977-78 NBA .529 (8)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.001 (561)
 

Transactions

May 29, 1975: Drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2nd round (25th pick) of the 1975 NBA Draft.

February 14, 1983: Signed as a veteran free agent with the San Diego Clippers.

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