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Vinnie Johnson

Vincent Johnson (Microwave)

Position: Shooting Guard and Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 200 lbs.
Born: September 1, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York
High School: Franklin D. Roosevelt in Brooklyn, New York
College: Baylor University
Draft: Seattle SuperSonics, 1st round (7th pick, 7th overall), 1979 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 16, 1979
Relatives: Brother of Eric Johnson

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Aug 30, 2014 3:17 PM

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 38 325 45 115 .391 0 1 .000 45 114 .395 31 39 .795 19 36 55 54 19 4 42 40 121
1980-81 24 SEA NBA PG 81 2311 419 785 .534 1 5 .200 418 780 .536 214 270 .793 193 173 366 341 78 20 216 198 1053
1981-82 25 TOT NBA SG 74 15 1295 217 444 .489 3 12 .250 214 432 .495 107 142 .754 82 77 159 171 56 25 96 101 544
1981-82 25 SEA NBA SG 7 0 104 9 22 .409 0 1 .000 9 21 .429 9 12 .750 7 8 15 11 6 2 5 8 27
1981-82 25 DET NBA SG 67 15 1191 208 422 .493 3 11 .273 205 411 .499 98 130 .754 75 69 144 160 50 23 91 93 517
1982-83 26 DET NBA SG 82 51 2511 520 1013 .513 11 40 .275 509 973 .523 245 315 .778 167 186 353 301 93 49 152 263 1296
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 82 0 1909 426 901 .473 4 19 .211 422 882 .478 207 275 .753 130 107 237 271 44 19 135 196 1063
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 82 16 2093 428 942 .454 5 27 .185 423 915 .462 190 247 .769 134 118 252 325 71 20 135 205 1051
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 79 12 1978 465 996 .467 2 13 .154 463 983 .471 165 214 .771 119 107 226 269 80 23 88 180 1097
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 78 8 2166 533 1154 .462 4 14 .286 529 1140 .464 158 201 .786 123 134 257 300 92 16 133 159 1228
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 82 1 1935 425 959 .443 5 24 .208 420 935 .449 147 217 .677 90 141 231 267 58 18 152 164 1002
1988-89 32 DET NBA SG 82 21 2073 462 996 .464 13 44 .295 449 952 .472 193 263 .734 109 146 255 242 74 17 105 155 1130
1989-90 33 DET NBA SG 82 12 1972 334 775 .431 5 34 .147 329 741 .444 131 196 .668 108 148 256 255 71 13 123 143 804
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 82 28 2390 406 936 .434 11 34 .324 395 902 .438 135 209 .646 110 170 280 271 75 15 118 166 958
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 60 23 1350 202 499 .405 19 60 .317 183 439 .417 55 85 .647 67 115 182 145 41 14 74 93 478
Career NBA 984 187 24308 4882 10515 .464 83 327 .254 4799 10188 .471 1978 2673 .740 1451 1658 3109 3212 852 253 1569 2063 11825
10 seasons DET NBA 798 164 20218 4207 9094 .463 63 260 .242 4144 8834 .469 1669 2267 .736 1165 1326 2491 2661 708 213 1232 1724 10146
3 seasons SEA NBA 126 0 2740 473 922 .513 1 7 .143 472 915 .516 254 321 .791 219 217 436 406 103 26 263 246 1201
1 season SAS NBA 60 23 1350 202 499 .405 19 60 .317 183 439 .417 55 85 .647 67 115 182 145 41 14 74 93 478

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 38 8.6 1.2 3.0 .391 0.0 0.0 .000 1.2 3.0 .395 0.8 1.0 .795 0.5 0.9 1.4 1.4 0.5 0.1 1.1 1.1 3.2
1980-81 24 SEA NBA PG 81 28.5 5.2 9.7 .534 0.0 0.1 .200 5.2 9.6 .536 2.6 3.3 .793 2.4 2.1 4.5 4.2 1.0 0.2 2.7 2.4 13.0
1981-82 25 TOT NBA SG 74 15 17.5 2.9 6.0 .489 0.0 0.2 .250 2.9 5.8 .495 1.4 1.9 .754 1.1 1.0 2.1 2.3 0.8 0.3 1.3 1.4 7.4
1981-82 25 SEA NBA SG 7 0 14.9 1.3 3.1 .409 0.0 0.1 .000 1.3 3.0 .429 1.3 1.7 .750 1.0 1.1 2.1 1.6 0.9 0.3 0.7 1.1 3.9
1981-82 25 DET NBA SG 67 15 17.8 3.1 6.3 .493 0.0 0.2 .273 3.1 6.1 .499 1.5 1.9 .754 1.1 1.0 2.1 2.4 0.7 0.3 1.4 1.4 7.7
1982-83 26 DET NBA SG 82 51 30.6 6.3 12.4 .513 0.1 0.5 .275 6.2 11.9 .523 3.0 3.8 .778 2.0 2.3 4.3 3.7 1.1 0.6 1.9 3.2 15.8
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 82 0 23.3 5.2 11.0 .473 0.0 0.2 .211 5.1 10.8 .478 2.5 3.4 .753 1.6 1.3 2.9 3.3 0.5 0.2 1.6 2.4 13.0
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 82 16 25.5 5.2 11.5 .454 0.1 0.3 .185 5.2 11.2 .462 2.3 3.0 .769 1.6 1.4 3.1 4.0 0.9 0.2 1.6 2.5 12.8
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 79 12 25.0 5.9 12.6 .467 0.0 0.2 .154 5.9 12.4 .471 2.1 2.7 .771 1.5 1.4 2.9 3.4 1.0 0.3 1.1 2.3 13.9
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 78 8 27.8 6.8 14.8 .462 0.1 0.2 .286 6.8 14.6 .464 2.0 2.6 .786 1.6 1.7 3.3 3.8 1.2 0.2 1.7 2.0 15.7
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 82 1 23.6 5.2 11.7 .443 0.1 0.3 .208 5.1 11.4 .449 1.8 2.6 .677 1.1 1.7 2.8 3.3 0.7 0.2 1.9 2.0 12.2
1988-89 32 DET NBA SG 82 21 25.3 5.6 12.1 .464 0.2 0.5 .295 5.5 11.6 .472 2.4 3.2 .734 1.3 1.8 3.1 3.0 0.9 0.2 1.3 1.9 13.8
1989-90 33 DET NBA SG 82 12 24.0 4.1 9.5 .431 0.1 0.4 .147 4.0 9.0 .444 1.6 2.4 .668 1.3 1.8 3.1 3.1 0.9 0.2 1.5 1.7 9.8
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 82 28 29.1 5.0 11.4 .434 0.1 0.4 .324 4.8 11.0 .438 1.6 2.5 .646 1.3 2.1 3.4 3.3 0.9 0.2 1.4 2.0 11.7
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 60 23 22.5 3.4 8.3 .405 0.3 1.0 .317 3.1 7.3 .417 0.9 1.4 .647 1.1 1.9 3.0 2.4 0.7 0.2 1.2 1.6 8.0
Career NBA 984 187 24.7 5.0 10.7 .464 0.1 0.3 .254 4.9 10.4 .471 2.0 2.7 .740 1.5 1.7 3.2 3.3 0.9 0.3 1.6 2.1 12.0
10 seasons DET NBA 798 164 25.3 5.3 11.4 .463 0.1 0.3 .242 5.2 11.1 .469 2.1 2.8 .736 1.5 1.7 3.1 3.3 0.9 0.3 1.5 2.2 12.7
3 seasons SEA NBA 126 0 21.7 3.8 7.3 .513 0.0 0.1 .143 3.7 7.3 .516 2.0 2.5 .791 1.7 1.7 3.5 3.2 0.8 0.2 2.1 2.0 9.5
1 season SAS NBA 60 23 22.5 3.4 8.3 .405 0.3 1.0 .317 3.1 7.3 .417 0.9 1.4 .647 1.1 1.9 3.0 2.4 0.7 0.2 1.2 1.6 8.0

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 38 325 5.0 12.7 .391 0.0 0.1 .000 5.0 12.6 .395 3.4 4.3 .795 2.1 4.0 6.1 6.0 2.1 0.4 4.7 4.4 13.4
1980-81 24 SEA NBA PG 81 2311 6.5 12.2 .534 0.0 0.1 .200 6.5 12.2 .536 3.3 4.2 .793 3.0 2.7 5.7 5.3 1.2 0.3 3.4 3.1 16.4
1981-82 25 TOT NBA SG 74 15 1295 6.0 12.3 .489 0.1 0.3 .250 5.9 12.0 .495 3.0 3.9 .754 2.3 2.1 4.4 4.8 1.6 0.7 2.7 2.8 15.1
1981-82 25 SEA NBA SG 7 0 104 3.1 7.6 .409 0.0 0.3 .000 3.1 7.3 .429 3.1 4.2 .750 2.4 2.8 5.2 3.8 2.1 0.7 1.7 2.8 9.3
1981-82 25 DET NBA SG 67 15 1191 6.3 12.8 .493 0.1 0.3 .273 6.2 12.4 .499 3.0 3.9 .754 2.3 2.1 4.4 4.8 1.5 0.7 2.8 2.8 15.6
1982-83 26 DET NBA SG 82 51 2511 7.5 14.5 .513 0.2 0.6 .275 7.3 13.9 .523 3.5 4.5 .778 2.4 2.7 5.1 4.3 1.3 0.7 2.2 3.8 18.6
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 82 0 1909 8.0 17.0 .473 0.1 0.4 .211 8.0 16.6 .478 3.9 5.2 .753 2.5 2.0 4.5 5.1 0.8 0.4 2.5 3.7 20.0
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 82 16 2093 7.4 16.2 .454 0.1 0.5 .185 7.3 15.7 .462 3.3 4.2 .769 2.3 2.0 4.3 5.6 1.2 0.3 2.3 3.5 18.1
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 79 12 1978 8.5 18.1 .467 0.0 0.2 .154 8.4 17.9 .471 3.0 3.9 .771 2.2 1.9 4.1 4.9 1.5 0.4 1.6 3.3 20.0
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 78 8 2166 8.9 19.2 .462 0.1 0.2 .286 8.8 18.9 .464 2.6 3.3 .786 2.0 2.2 4.3 5.0 1.5 0.3 2.2 2.6 20.4
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 82 1 1935 7.9 17.8 .443 0.1 0.4 .208 7.8 17.4 .449 2.7 4.0 .677 1.7 2.6 4.3 5.0 1.1 0.3 2.8 3.1 18.6
1988-89 32 DET NBA SG 82 21 2073 8.0 17.3 .464 0.2 0.8 .295 7.8 16.5 .472 3.4 4.6 .734 1.9 2.5 4.4 4.2 1.3 0.3 1.8 2.7 19.6
1989-90 33 DET NBA SG 82 12 1972 6.1 14.1 .431 0.1 0.6 .147 6.0 13.5 .444 2.4 3.6 .668 2.0 2.7 4.7 4.7 1.3 0.2 2.2 2.6 14.7
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 82 28 2390 6.1 14.1 .434 0.2 0.5 .324 5.9 13.6 .438 2.0 3.1 .646 1.7 2.6 4.2 4.1 1.1 0.2 1.8 2.5 14.4
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 60 23 1350 5.4 13.3 .405 0.5 1.6 .317 4.9 11.7 .417 1.5 2.3 .647 1.8 3.1 4.9 3.9 1.1 0.4 2.0 2.5 12.7
Career NBA 984 187 24308 7.2 15.6 .464 0.1 0.5 .254 7.1 15.1 .471 2.9 4.0 .740 2.1 2.5 4.6 4.8 1.3 0.4 2.3 3.1 17.5
10 seasons DET NBA 798 164 20218 7.5 16.2 .463 0.1 0.5 .242 7.4 15.7 .469 3.0 4.0 .736 2.1 2.4 4.4 4.7 1.3 0.4 2.2 3.1 18.1
3 seasons SEA NBA 126 0 2740 6.2 12.1 .513 0.0 0.1 .143 6.2 12.0 .516 3.3 4.2 .791 2.9 2.9 5.7 5.3 1.4 0.3 3.5 3.2 15.8
1 season SAS NBA 60 23 1350 5.4 13.3 .405 0.5 1.6 .317 4.9 11.7 .417 1.5 2.3 .647 1.8 3.1 4.9 3.9 1.1 0.4 2.0 2.5 12.7

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 38 325 6.5 16.7 .391 0.0 0.1 .000 6.5 16.5 .395 4.5 5.7 .795 2.8 5.2 8.0 7.8 2.8 0.6 6.1 5.8 17.6
1980-81 24 SEA NBA PG 81 2311 8.7 16.3 .534 0.0 0.1 .200 8.7 16.2 .536 4.4 5.6 .793 4.0 3.6 7.6 7.1 1.6 0.4 4.5 4.1 21.8
1981-82 25 TOT NBA SG 74 15 1295 .489 .250 .495 .754
1981-82 25 SEA NBA SG 7 0 104 4.2 10.2 .409 0.0 0.5 .000 4.2 9.7 .429 4.2 5.5 .750 3.2 3.7 6.9 5.1 2.8 0.9 2.3 3.7 12.5
1981-82 25 DET NBA SG 67 15 1191 8.0 16.3 .493 0.1 0.4 .273 7.9 15.9 .499 3.8 5.0 .754 2.9 2.7 5.6 6.2 1.9 0.9 3.5 3.6 20.0
1982-83 26 DET NBA SG 82 51 2511 9.4 18.3 .513 0.2 0.7 .275 9.2 17.6 .523 4.4 5.7 .778 3.0 3.4 6.4 5.4 1.7 0.9 2.7 4.7 23.4
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 82 0 1909 10.3 21.8 .473 0.1 0.5 .211 10.2 21.4 .478 5.0 6.7 .753 3.1 2.6 5.7 6.6 1.1 0.5 3.3 4.7 25.7
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 82 16 2093 9.3 20.6 .454 0.1 0.6 .185 9.2 20.0 .462 4.1 5.4 .769 2.9 2.6 5.5 7.1 1.6 0.4 2.9 4.5 23.0
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 79 12 1978 10.8 23.2 .467 0.0 0.3 .154 10.8 22.9 .471 3.8 5.0 .771 2.8 2.5 5.3 6.3 1.9 0.5 2.0 4.2 25.5
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 78 8 2166 11.7 25.3 .462 0.1 0.3 .286 11.6 25.0 .464 3.5 4.4 .786 2.7 2.9 5.6 6.6 2.0 0.4 2.9 3.5 26.9
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 82 1 1935 10.7 24.2 .443 0.1 0.6 .208 10.6 23.6 .449 3.7 5.5 .677 2.3 3.6 5.8 6.7 1.5 0.5 3.8 4.1 25.3
1988-89 32 DET NBA SG 82 21 2073 11.2 24.2 .464 0.3 1.1 .295 10.9 23.1 .472 4.7 6.4 .734 2.6 3.5 6.2 5.9 1.8 0.4 2.5 3.8 27.4
1989-90 33 DET NBA SG 82 12 1972 8.6 20.0 .431 0.1 0.9 .147 8.5 19.1 .444 3.4 5.1 .668 2.8 3.8 6.6 6.6 1.8 0.3 3.2 3.7 20.7
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 82 28 2390 8.9 20.5 .434 0.2 0.7 .324 8.6 19.7 .438 2.9 4.6 .646 2.4 3.7 6.1 5.9 1.6 0.3 2.6 3.6 20.9
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 60 23 1350 7.5 18.4 .405 0.7 2.2 .317 6.8 16.2 .417 2.0 3.1 .647 2.5 4.3 6.7 5.4 1.5 0.5 2.7 3.4 17.7
Career NBA 984 187 24308 9.7 21.0 .464 0.2 0.7 .254 10.0 21.3 .471 4.1 5.6 .740 3.0 3.3 6.5 6.4 1.8 0.5 3.3 4.3 24.7
10 seasons DET NBA 798 164 20218 10.0 21.5 .463 0.1 0.6 .242 9.8 20.9 .469 4.0 5.4 .736 2.8 3.1 5.9 6.3 1.7 0.5 2.9 4.1 24.0
3 seasons SEA NBA 126 0 2740 8.2 16.1 .513 0.0 0.1 .143 8.2 16.0 .516 4.4 5.6 .791 3.8 3.8 7.6 7.1 1.8 0.5 4.6 4.3 20.9
1 season SAS NBA 60 23 1350 7.5 18.4 .405 0.7 2.2 .317 6.8 16.2 .417 2.0 3.1 .647 2.5 4.3 6.7 5.4 1.5 0.5 2.7 3.4 17.7

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 38 325 10.9 .458 .391 .339 .009 6.1 11.7 8.9 21.9 2.8 0.7 24.1 21.1 89 100 -0.3 0.5 0.2 .031
1980-81 24 SEA NBA PG 81 2311 16.8 .583 .534 .344 .006 9.4 8.0 8.7 22.2 1.6 0.5 19.3 19.7 110 107 4.0 1.9 5.9 .122
1981-82 25 TOT NBA SG 74 1295 14.5 .537 .492 .320 .027 6.8 6.7 6.7 18.1 2.0 1.1 15.9 18.2 108 108 1.5 1.2 2.7 .098
1981-82 25 SEA NBA SG 7 104 12.0 .495 .409 .545 .045 7.6 8.1 7.8 13.3 2.8 1.1 15.5 12.9 108 102 0.1 0.2 0.2 .114
1981-82 25 DET NBA SG 67 1191 14.7 .539 .496 .308 .026 6.7 6.6 6.6 18.6 1.9 1.1 16.0 18.7 108 108 1.4 1.0 2.4 .097
1982-83 26 DET NBA SG 82 2511 17.6 .563 .519 .311 .039 6.8 7.9 7.3 17.0 1.7 1.0 11.7 20.0 116 107 5.9 1.8 7.7 .147
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 82 1909 15.9 .520 .475 .305 .021 7.0 6.2 6.6 19.4 1.1 0.6 11.7 23.3 111 112 3.1 1.0 4.1 .103
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 82 2093 14.9 .500 .457 .262 .029 6.4 6.1 6.3 20.3 1.6 0.5 11.4 21.7 109 110 2.5 1.7 4.2 .097
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 79 1978 17.0 .503 .468 .215 .013 6.2 5.9 6.1 19.1 1.9 0.6 7.5 23.3 111 110 3.4 1.4 4.7 .115
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 78 2166 17.0 .494 .464 .174 .012 6.3 6.5 6.4 21.4 2.0 0.4 9.7 25.7 107 108 2.5 2.4 4.8 .107
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 82 1935 13.8 .475 .446 .226 .025 5.3 7.9 6.7 21.1 1.5 0.5 12.6 25.9 100 108 0.2 2.1 2.3 .056
1988-89 32 DET NBA SG 82 2073 17.3 .508 .470 .264 .044 6.2 7.6 7.0 18.4 1.8 0.5 8.6 25.1 111 107 3.4 2.4 5.9 .136
1989-90 33 DET NBA SG 82 1972 12.9 .467 .434 .253 .044 6.3 8.5 7.4 19.2 1.8 0.4 12.5 21.5 101 105 0.5 2.8 3.2 .079
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 82 2390 12.8 .466 .440 .223 .036 5.2 8.2 6.7 17.8 1.6 0.4 10.3 21.0 103 107 1.0 2.8 3.8 .077
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 60 1350 10.4 .446 .424 .170 .120 5.5 9.2 7.4 15.3 1.5 0.6 12.1 19.1 97 107 -0.3 1.5 1.2 .042
Career NBA 984 24308 15.2 .506 .468 .254 .031 6.5 7.4 7.0 19.3 1.7 0.6 11.8 22.2 107 108 27.2 23.5 50.8 .100
10 seasons DET NBA 798 20218 15.4 .503 .466 .249 .029 6.2 7.2 6.7 19.2 1.7 0.6 10.9 22.7 108 108 23.8 19.4 43.2 .103
3 seasons SEA NBA 126 2740 15.9 .565 .514 .348 .008 8.9 8.5 8.7 21.9 1.8 0.5 19.8 19.6 108 106 3.7 2.6 6.3 .111
1 season SAS NBA 60 1350 10.4 .446 .424 .170 .120 5.5 9.2 7.4 15.3 1.5 0.6 12.1 19.1 97 107 -0.3 1.5 1.2 .042

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 5 12 1 3 .333 0 0 1 3 .333 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 2
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 5 132 17 46 .370 0 1 .000 17 45 .378 17 19 .895 5 9 14 12 1 1 4 9 51
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 9 0 235 53 103 .515 0 3 .000 53 100 .530 22 28 .786 15 12 27 29 6 1 15 24 128
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 4 0 85 22 49 .449 0 1 .000 22 48 .458 7 13 .538 8 9 17 11 3 0 5 9 51
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 15 0 388 95 207 .459 0 2 .000 95 205 .463 31 36 .861 20 24 44 62 9 4 23 33 221
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 23 0 477 101 239 .423 1 7 .143 100 232 .431 33 50 .660 35 40 75 43 17 4 21 48 236
1988-89 ❍ 32 DET NBA SG 17 0 372 91 200 .455 10 24 .417 81 176 .460 47 62 .758 16 29 45 43 4 3 21 32 239
1989-90 ❍ 33 DET NBA SG 20 0 463 85 184 .462 2 7 .286 83 177 .469 34 43 .791 28 28 56 54 8 4 31 38 206
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 15 3 438 102 220 .464 2 13 .154 100 207 .483 22 31 .710 37 39 76 43 11 4 17 33 228
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 3 0 69 11 24 .458 2 4 .500 9 20 .450 1 2 .500 3 5 8 7 5 1 5 7 25
Career NBA 116 3 2671 578 1275 .453 17 62 .274 561 1213 .462 214 284 .754 167 197 364 306 65 22 142 234 1387
8 seasons DET NBA 108 3 2590 566 1248 .454 15 58 .259 551 1190 .463 213 282 .755 164 190 354 297 59 21 137 226 1360
1 season SEA NBA 5 12 1 3 .333 0 0 1 3 .333 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 2
1 season SAS NBA 3 0 69 11 24 .458 2 4 .500 9 20 .450 1 2 .500 3 5 8 7 5 1 5 7 25

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 5 2.4 0.2 0.6 .333 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.6 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 5 26.4 3.4 9.2 .370 0.0 0.2 .000 3.4 9.0 .378 3.4 3.8 .895 1.0 1.8 2.8 2.4 0.2 0.2 0.8 1.8 10.2
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 9 0 26.1 5.9 11.4 .515 0.0 0.3 .000 5.9 11.1 .530 2.4 3.1 .786 1.7 1.3 3.0 3.2 0.7 0.1 1.7 2.7 14.2
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 4 0 21.3 5.5 12.3 .449 0.0 0.3 .000 5.5 12.0 .458 1.8 3.3 .538 2.0 2.3 4.3 2.8 0.8 0.0 1.3 2.3 12.8
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 15 0 25.9 6.3 13.8 .459 0.0 0.1 .000 6.3 13.7 .463 2.1 2.4 .861 1.3 1.6 2.9 4.1 0.6 0.3 1.5 2.2 14.7
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 23 0 20.7 4.4 10.4 .423 0.0 0.3 .143 4.3 10.1 .431 1.4 2.2 .660 1.5 1.7 3.3 1.9 0.7 0.2 0.9 2.1 10.3
1988-89 ❍ 32 DET NBA SG 17 0 21.9 5.4 11.8 .455 0.6 1.4 .417 4.8 10.4 .460 2.8 3.6 .758 0.9 1.7 2.6 2.5 0.2 0.2 1.2 1.9 14.1
1989-90 ❍ 33 DET NBA SG 20 0 23.2 4.3 9.2 .462 0.1 0.4 .286 4.2 8.9 .469 1.7 2.2 .791 1.4 1.4 2.8 2.7 0.4 0.2 1.6 1.9 10.3
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 15 3 29.2 6.8 14.7 .464 0.1 0.9 .154 6.7 13.8 .483 1.5 2.1 .710 2.5 2.6 5.1 2.9 0.7 0.3 1.1 2.2 15.2
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 3 0 23.0 3.7 8.0 .458 0.7 1.3 .500 3.0 6.7 .450 0.3 0.7 .500 1.0 1.7 2.7 2.3 1.7 0.3 1.7 2.3 8.3
Career NBA 116 3 23.0 5.0 11.0 .453 0.1 0.5 .274 4.8 10.5 .462 1.8 2.4 .754 1.4 1.7 3.1 2.6 0.6 0.2 1.2 2.0 12.0
8 seasons DET NBA 108 3 24.0 5.2 11.6 .454 0.1 0.5 .259 5.1 11.0 .463 2.0 2.6 .755 1.5 1.8 3.3 2.8 0.5 0.2 1.3 2.1 12.6
1 season SEA NBA 5 2.4 0.2 0.6 .333 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.6 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4
1 season SAS NBA 3 0 23.0 3.7 8.0 .458 0.7 1.3 .500 3.0 6.7 .450 0.3 0.7 .500 1.0 1.7 2.7 2.3 1.7 0.3 1.7 2.3 8.3

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 5 12 3.0 9.0 .333 0.0 0.0 3.0 9.0 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.0
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 5 132 4.6 12.5 .370 0.0 0.3 .000 4.6 12.3 .378 4.6 5.2 .895 1.4 2.5 3.8 3.3 0.3 0.3 1.1 2.5 13.9
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 9 0 235 8.1 15.8 .515 0.0 0.5 .000 8.1 15.3 .530 3.4 4.3 .786 2.3 1.8 4.1 4.4 0.9 0.2 2.3 3.7 19.6
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 4 0 85 9.3 20.8 .449 0.0 0.4 .000 9.3 20.3 .458 3.0 5.5 .538 3.4 3.8 7.2 4.7 1.3 0.0 2.1 3.8 21.6
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 15 0 388 8.8 19.2 .459 0.0 0.2 .000 8.8 19.0 .463 2.9 3.3 .861 1.9 2.2 4.1 5.8 0.8 0.4 2.1 3.1 20.5
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 23 0 477 7.6 18.0 .423 0.1 0.5 .143 7.5 17.5 .431 2.5 3.8 .660 2.6 3.0 5.7 3.2 1.3 0.3 1.6 3.6 17.8
1988-89 ❍ 32 DET NBA SG 17 0 372 8.8 19.4 .455 1.0 2.3 .417 7.8 17.0 .460 4.5 6.0 .758 1.5 2.8 4.4 4.2 0.4 0.3 2.0 3.1 23.1
1989-90 ❍ 33 DET NBA SG 20 0 463 6.6 14.3 .462 0.2 0.5 .286 6.5 13.8 .469 2.6 3.3 .791 2.2 2.2 4.4 4.2 0.6 0.3 2.4 3.0 16.0
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 15 3 438 8.4 18.1 .464 0.2 1.1 .154 8.2 17.0 .483 1.8 2.5 .710 3.0 3.2 6.2 3.5 0.9 0.3 1.4 2.7 18.7
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 3 0 69 5.7 12.5 .458 1.0 2.1 .500 4.7 10.4 .450 0.5 1.0 .500 1.6 2.6 4.2 3.7 2.6 0.5 2.6 3.7 13.0
Career NBA 116 3 2671 7.8 17.2 .453 0.2 0.8 .274 7.6 16.3 .462 2.9 3.8 .754 2.3 2.7 4.9 4.1 0.9 0.3 1.9 3.2 18.7
8 seasons DET NBA 108 3 2590 7.9 17.3 .454 0.2 0.8 .259 7.7 16.5 .463 3.0 3.9 .755 2.3 2.6 4.9 4.1 0.8 0.3 1.9 3.1 18.9
1 season SEA NBA 5 12 3.0 9.0 .333 0.0 0.0 3.0 9.0 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.0
1 season SAS NBA 3 0 69 5.7 12.5 .458 1.0 2.1 .500 4.7 10.4 .450 0.5 1.0 .500 1.6 2.6 4.2 3.7 2.6 0.5 2.6 3.7 13.0

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 5 12 4.1 12.3 .333 0.0 0.0 4.1 12.3 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.2 8.2 8.2 4.1 0.0 0.0 4.1 8.2
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 5 132 6.1 16.6 .370 0.0 0.4 .000 6.1 16.3 .378 6.1 6.9 .895 1.8 3.3 5.1 4.3 0.4 0.4 1.4 3.3 18.4
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 9 0 235 10.5 20.4 .515 0.0 0.6 .000 10.5 19.8 .530 4.4 5.5 .786 3.0 2.4 5.3 5.7 1.2 0.2 3.0 4.7 25.3
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 4 0 85 12.3 27.4 .449 0.0 0.6 .000 12.3 26.8 .458 3.9 7.3 .538 4.5 5.0 9.5 6.1 1.7 0.0 2.8 5.0 28.5
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 15 0 388 12.3 26.7 .459 0.0 0.3 .000 12.3 26.4 .463 4.0 4.6 .861 2.6 3.1 5.7 8.0 1.2 0.5 3.0 4.3 28.5
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 23 0 477 11.2 26.4 .423 0.1 0.8 .143 11.1 25.6 .431 3.6 5.5 .660 3.9 4.4 8.3 4.8 1.9 0.4 2.3 5.3 26.1
1988-89 ❍ 32 DET NBA SG 17 0 372 13.2 29.0 .455 1.5 3.5 .417 11.8 25.6 .460 6.8 9.0 .758 2.3 4.2 6.5 6.2 0.6 0.4 3.0 4.6 34.7
1989-90 ❍ 33 DET NBA SG 20 0 463 9.6 20.7 .462 0.2 0.8 .286 9.3 19.9 .469 3.8 4.8 .791 3.1 3.1 6.3 6.1 0.9 0.4 3.5 4.3 23.2
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 15 3 438 12.4 26.7 .464 0.2 1.6 .154 12.1 25.1 .483 2.7 3.8 .710 4.5 4.7 9.2 5.2 1.3 0.5 2.1 4.0 27.7
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 3 0 69 8.1 17.8 .458 1.5 3.0 .500 6.7 14.8 .450 0.7 1.5 .500 2.2 3.7 5.9 5.2 3.7 0.7 3.7 5.2 18.5
Career NBA 116 3 2671 11.1 24.5 .453 0.3 1.2 .274 10.8 23.3 .462 4.1 5.5 .754 3.2 3.8 7.0 5.9 1.2 0.4 2.7 4.5 26.7
8 seasons DET NBA 108 3 2590 11.2 24.7 .454 0.3 1.2 .259 10.9 23.6 .463 4.2 5.6 .755 3.3 3.8 7.0 5.9 1.2 0.4 2.7 4.5 27.0
1 season SEA NBA 5 12 4.1 12.3 .333 0.0 0.0 4.1 12.3 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.2 8.2 8.2 4.1 0.0 0.0 4.1 8.2
1 season SAS NBA 3 0 69 8.1 17.8 .458 1.5 3.0 .500 6.7 14.8 .450 0.7 1.5 .500 2.2 3.7 5.9 5.2 3.7 0.7 3.7 5.2 18.5

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
1979-80 23 SEA NBA SG 5 12 11.7 .333 .333 .000 .000 0.0 18.5 9.1 22.2 4.1 0.0 0.0 10.3 103 98 0.0 0.0 0.0 .109
1983-84 27 DET NBA SG 5 132 11.0 .469 .370 .413 .022 4.0 7.8 5.8 12.6 0.4 0.4 6.9 17.7 110 114 0.1 0.1 0.2 .071
1984-85 28 DET NBA SG 9 235 16.0 .555 .515 .272 .029 6.5 5.6 6.1 17.2 1.2 0.2 11.5 21.7 115 117 0.4 0.1 0.5 .093
1985-86 29 DET NBA SG 4 85 16.4 .466 .449 .265 .020 9.6 12.4 10.9 19.4 1.7 0.0 8.4 27.9 104 115 0.0 0.0 0.1 .045
1986-87 30 DET NBA SG 15 388 16.9 .496 .459 .174 .010 5.8 6.9 6.3 24.4 1.2 0.6 9.4 26.9 110 111 0.4 0.5 0.8 .103
1987-88 31 DET NBA SG 23 477 14.3 .452 .425 .209 .029 8.6 9.7 9.2 15.7 1.9 0.6 7.4 26.4 101 104 0.0 0.9 0.8 .085
1988-89 ❍ 32 DET NBA SG 17 372 19.0 .526 .480 .310 .120 5.0 9.2 7.1 21.2 0.6 0.6 8.5 30.5 112 108 0.6 0.5 1.1 .147
1989-90 ❍ 33 DET NBA SG 20 463 13.9 .508 .467 .234 .038 7.1 6.9 7.0 19.0 0.9 0.6 13.3 22.2 107 106 0.4 0.6 1.0 .105
1990-91 34 DET NBA SG 15 438 17.6 .488 .468 .141 .059 8.9 10.3 9.6 17.4 1.3 0.6 6.8 25.0 111 114 0.5 0.3 0.8 .093
1991-92 35 SAS NBA SG 3 69 12.9 .502 .500 .083 .167 5.0 9.2 7.0 14.6 3.7 0.9 16.7 18.6 101 118 0.0 0.0 0.0 .006
Career NBA 116 2671 15.8 .495 .460 .223 .049 7.0 8.5 7.7 18.7 1.2 0.5 9.2 25.0 108 110 2.5 3.0 5.4 .098
8 seasons DET NBA 108 2590 15.9 .496 .460 .226 .046 7.1 8.4 7.7 18.8 1.2 0.5 9.1 25.3 108 110 2.5 2.9 5.4 .100
1 season SEA NBA 5 12 11.7 .333 .333 .000 .000 0.0 18.5 9.1 22.2 4.1 0.0 0.0 10.3 103 98 0.0 0.0 0.0 .109
1 season SAS NBA 3 69 12.9 .502 .500 .083 .167 5.0 9.2 7.0 14.6 3.7 0.9 16.7 18.6 101 118 0.0 0.0 0.0 .006

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 13 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Vinnie Johnson 7.7 5.9 5.9 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.2 2.7 2.3 1.2 0.2
John Lucas 95.4 7.9 5.9 5.7 5.2 4.8 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.9 3.2 1.9 1.3 0.4
Nate McMillan 92.4 6.5 6.0 5.6 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.7 2.8 2.6 0.8
Derek Fisher 89.4 6.3 5.8 5.7 5.5 5.2 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.1 2.4 1.8 1.7 1.1
Jamal Crawford 89.0 7.3 5.4 5.0 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.3 0.6 -0.9
Sedale Threatt 88.2 7.3 7.1 4.6 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.7 3.4 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.3 0.1
Michael Cooper 88.0 6.5 6.1 5.8 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.1 2.7 0.0
Mario Elie 87.4 8.9 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.1 1.6
Brad Davis 87.1 7.4 7.3 6.2 6.2 5.4 4.2 4.0 3.9 2.9 2.7 0.6 0.6 0.3
Tyrone Corbin 87.1 6.8 6.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.4 3.0 2.5 2.1 1.2 0.1
Muggsy Bogues 87.1 8.6 6.7 6.4 5.9 5.0 4.8 4.8 3.7 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.7 0.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Vinnie Johnson 7.7 5.9 5.9 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.2 2.7 2.3 1.2 0.2
John Lucas 94.5 7.9 5.9 5.7 5.2 4.8 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.9 3.2 1.9 1.3 1.0 0.4
Nate McMillan 92.4 6.5 6.0 5.6 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.7 2.8 2.6 0.8
Jamal Crawford 90.9 7.3 5.4 5.3 5.0 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.3 0.6 -0.9
Sedale Threatt 88.0 7.3 7.1 4.6 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.7 3.4 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.3 0.4 0.1
Michael Cooper 88.0 6.5 6.1 5.8 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.1 2.7 0.0
Brad Davis 87.8 7.4 7.3 6.2 6.2 5.4 4.2 4.0 3.9 2.9 2.7 1.6 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.1
Mario Elie 87.4 8.9 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.1 1.6
Dick McGuire 87.0 6.9 6.6 6.3 5.3 5.3 4.7 4.5 4.0 4.0 2.1 1.3
Muggsy Bogues 87.0 8.6 6.7 6.4 5.9 5.0 4.8 4.8 3.7 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.7 0.0 -0.1
Slater Martin 86.4 8.2 6.3 6.2 6.1 4.7 4.2 3.5 2.4 2.4 2.2 1.4

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
1977-78 21 BAYLOR 25 241 481 93 141 140 575 .501 .660 23.0 5.6
1978-79 22 BAYLOR 26 262 502 132 170 128 656 .522 .776 25.2 4.9
Career 51 503 983 225 311 268 1231 .512 .723 24.1 5.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1978-79 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1989 Detroit Pistons (NBA)
1990 Detroit Pistons (NBA)

Games
1982-83 NBA 82 (2)
1983-84 NBA 82 (1)
1984-85 NBA 82 (1)
1987-88 NBA 82 (3)
1988-89 NBA 82 (1)
1989-90 NBA 82 (1)
1990-91 NBA 82 (1)

Turnover Pct
1985-86 NBA 7.5 (1)
1986-87 NBA 9.7 (10)
1988-89 NBA 8.6 (5)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.009 (314)

NBA Elo Player Rating
346th (overall) as of Aug 25, 2014, 2:09PM

   

Transactions

June 8, 1978: Traded by the New Jersey Nets (as a future 1979 1st round draft pick) with a 1978 1st round draft pick (Micheal Ray Richardson was later selected) to the New York Knicks for Phil Jackson and a 1978 1st round draft pick (Winford Boynes was later selected).

October 4, 1978: Traded by the New York Knicks (as a future 1979 1st round draft pick) with Lonnie Shelton to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1981 1st round draft pick (Steve Johnson was later selected). This exchange was arranged as compensation for New York signing veteran free agent Marvin Webster on September 29, 1978.

June 25, 1979: Drafted by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1979 NBA Draft.

November 23, 1981: Traded by the Seattle SuperSonics to the Detroit Pistons for Greg Kelser.

September 4, 1991: Waived by the Detroit Pistons.

December 12, 1991: Signed as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs.

June 25, 1992: Waived by the San Antonio Spurs.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Detroit Pistons NBA $491,666
1987-88 Detroit Pistons NBA $633,000
1988-89 Detroit Pistons NBA $633,000
1990-91 Detroit Pistons NBA $1,400,000
1991-92 Detroit Pistons NBA $1,450,000
1991-92 San Antonio Spurs NBA $130,000
1992-93 San Antonio Spurs NBA $210,000
Career (may be incomplete) $4,947,666

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