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George Kaftan

George A. Kaftan (The Golden Greek)

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-3 ▪ Weight: 190 lbs.
Born: February 22, 1928 in New York, New York
High School: Xavier in New York, New York
College: College of the Holy Cross
Draft: Boston Celtics, 2nd round, 1949 BAA Draft
NBA Debut: February 1, 1949

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
1948-49 20 BOS BAA SF 21 116 315 .368 116 315 .368 72 115 .626 61 28 304
1949-50 21 BOS NBA SF 55 199 535 .372 199 535 .372 136 208 .654 145 92 534
1950-51 22 NYK NBA SF 61 111 286 .388 111 286 .388 78 125 .624 153 74 102 300
1951-52 23 NYK NBA SF 52 955 115 307 .375 115 307 .375 92 134 .687 196 88 107 322
1952-53 24 BLB NBA SF 23 380 45 142 .317 45 142 .317 44 67 .657 75 31 59 134
Career TOT 212 1335 586 1585 .370 586 1585 .370 422 649 .650 424 399 388 1594
NBA 191 1335 470 1270 .370 470 1270 .370 350 534 .655 424 338 360 1290
BAA 21 116 315 .368 116 315 .368 72 115 .626 61 28 304
2 seasons NYK NBA 113 955 226 593 .381 226 593 .381 170 259 .656 349 162 209 622
2 seasons BOS BAA 76 315 850 .371 315 850 .371 208 323 .644 206 120 838
1 season BLB NBA 23 380 45 142 .317 45 142 .317 44 67 .657 75 31 59 134

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
1948-49 20 BOS BAA SF 21 5.5 15.0 .368 5.5 15.0 .368 3.4 5.5 .626 2.9 1.3 14.5
1949-50 21 BOS NBA SF 55 3.6 9.7 .372 3.6 9.7 .372 2.5 3.8 .654 2.6 1.7 9.7
1950-51 22 NYK NBA SF 61 1.8 4.7 .388 1.8 4.7 .388 1.3 2.0 .624 2.5 1.2 1.7 4.9
1951-52 23 NYK NBA SF 52 18.4 2.2 5.9 .375 2.2 5.9 .375 1.8 2.6 .687 3.8 1.7 2.1 6.2
1952-53 24 BLB NBA SF 23 16.5 2.0 6.2 .317 2.0 6.2 .317 1.9 2.9 .657 3.3 1.3 2.6 5.8
Career TOT 212 17.8 2.8 7.5 .370 2.8 7.5 .370 2.0 3.1 .650 3.1 1.9 1.8 7.5
NBA 191 17.8 2.5 6.6 .370 2.5 6.6 .370 1.8 2.8 .655 3.1 1.8 1.9 6.8
BAA 21 5.5 15.0 .368 5.5 15.0 .368 3.4 5.5 .626 2.9 1.3 14.5
2 seasons NYK NBA 113 18.4 2.0 5.2 .381 2.0 5.2 .381 1.5 2.3 .656 3.1 1.4 1.8 5.5
2 seasons BOS BAA 76 4.1 11.2 .371 4.1 11.2 .371 2.7 4.3 .644 2.7 1.6 11.0
1 season BLB NBA 23 16.5 2.0 6.2 .317 2.0 6.2 .317 1.9 2.9 .657 3.3 1.3 2.6 5.8

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
1948-49 20 BOS BAA SF 21 .368 .368 .626
1949-50 21 BOS NBA SF 55 .372 .372 .654
1950-51 22 NYK NBA SF 61 .388 .388 .624
1951-52 23 NYK NBA SF 52 955 4.3 11.6 .375 4.3 11.6 .375 3.5 5.1 .687 7.4 3.3 4.0 12.1
1952-53 24 BLB NBA SF 23 380 4.3 13.5 .317 4.3 13.5 .317 4.2 6.3 .657 7.1 2.9 5.6 12.7
Career TOT 212 1335 4.3 12.1 .370 15.8 42.7 .370 3.7 5.4 .650 7.3 3.2 4.5 12.3
NBA 191 1335 4.3 12.1 .370 12.7 34.2 .370 3.7 5.4 .655 7.3 3.2 4.5 12.3
BAA 21 .368 .368 .626
2 seasons NYK NBA 113 955 4.3 11.6 .381 8.5 22.4 .381 3.5 5.1 .656 7.4 3.3 4.0 12.1
2 seasons BOS BAA 76 .371 .371 .644
1 season BLB NBA 23 380 4.3 13.5 .317 4.3 13.5 .317 4.2 6.3 .657 7.1 2.9 5.6 12.7

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
1948-49 20 BOS BAA SF 21 .416 .368 .365 1.6 0.8 2.4
1949-50 21 BOS NBA SF 55 .426 .372 .389 2.3 1.0 3.4
1950-51 22 NYK NBA SF 61 .440 .388 .437 1.1 0.4 1.6
1951-52 23 NYK NBA SF 52 955 14.7 .440 .375 .436 1.0 0.8 1.7 .088
1952-53 24 BLB NBA SF 23 380 11.3 .391 .317 .472 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.018
Career TOT 212 1335 13.7 .426 .370 .409 5.8 3.1 8.9 .057
NBA 191 1335 13.7 .429 .370 .420 4.2 2.3 6.5 .057
BAA 21 .416 .368 .365 1.6 0.8 2.4
2 seasons NYK NBA 113 955 14.7 .440 .381 .437 2.1 1.2 3.3 .088
2 seasons BOS BAA 76 .422 .371 .380 3.9 1.9 5.8
1 season BLB NBA 23 380 11.3 .391 .317 .472 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.018

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
1950-51 22 NYK NBA SF 8 6 18 .333 6 18 .333 1 3 .333 6 2 7 13
1951-52 23 NYK NBA SF 13 232 26 66 .394 26 66 .394 28 42 .667 30 22 41 80
Career NBA 21 232 32 84 .381 32 84 .381 29 45 .644 36 24 48 93
2 seasons NYK NBA 21 232 32 84 .381 32 84 .381 29 45 .644 36 24 48 93

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
1950-51 22 NYK NBA SF 8 0.8 2.3 .333 0.8 2.3 .333 0.1 0.4 .333 0.8 0.3 0.9 1.6
1951-52 23 NYK NBA SF 13 17.8 2.0 5.1 .394 2.0 5.1 .394 2.2 3.2 .667 2.3 1.7 3.2 6.2
Career NBA 21 17.8 1.5 4.0 .381 1.5 4.0 .381 1.4 2.1 .644 1.7 1.1 2.3 4.4
2 seasons NYK NBA 21 17.8 1.5 4.0 .381 1.5 4.0 .381 1.4 2.1 .644 1.7 1.1 2.3 4.4

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
1950-51 22 NYK NBA SF 8 .333 .333 .333
1951-52 23 NYK NBA SF 13 232 4.0 10.2 .394 4.0 10.2 .394 4.3 6.5 .667 4.7 3.4 6.4 12.4
Career NBA 21 232 4.0 10.2 .381 5.0 13.0 .381 4.3 6.5 .644 4.7 3.4 6.4 12.4
2 seasons NYK NBA 21 232 4.0 10.2 .381 5.0 13.0 .381 4.3 6.5 .644 4.7 3.4 6.4 12.4

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
1950-51 22 NYK NBA SF 8 .336 .333 .167 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
1951-52 23 NYK NBA SF 13 232 12.6 .473 .394 .636 20.8 0.2 0.1 0.3 .071
Career NBA 21 232 12.6 .448 .381 .536 20.8 0.1 0.2 0.3 .071
2 seasons NYK NBA 21 232 12.6 .448 .381 .536 20.8 0.1 0.2 0.3 .071

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 5 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
George Kaftan 3.4 2.4 1.7 1.6 -0.1
Billy Thompson 90.7 3.6 2.8 1.7 1.6 -0.1
Michael Curry 89.8 3.2 2.9 1.7 1.6 -0.2
Don Barksdale 89.3 3.1 2.3 2.2 1.5
George Trapp 89.3 3.5 2.4 1.5 1.0 -0.2
Bob Doll 86.7 4.0 2.8 1.8 1.6
Fred Roberts 86.7 3.0 2.6 1.9 1.8 0.2
Josh Boone 86.3 3.7 1.8 1.8 1.7
Travis Outlaw 84.6 3.2 2.3 1.4 0.9 0.0
Lew Hitch 84.2 3.3 2.7 2.2 2.2
Shellie McMillon 83.9 2.5 2.2 1.7 1.7
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
George Kaftan 3.4 2.4 1.7 1.6 -0.1
Don Barksdale 89.3 3.1 2.3 2.2 1.5
Billy Thompson 88.8 3.6 2.8 1.7 1.6 0.0 -0.1
Bob Doll 86.7 4.0 2.8 1.8 1.6
Josh Boone 86.3 3.7 1.8 1.8 1.7
George Trapp 85.8 3.5 2.4 1.5 1.0 0.1 -0.2
Shellie McMillon 83.9 2.5 2.2 1.7 1.7
Anthony Bonner 82.2 4.1 2.4 1.8 1.6 0.7 0.0
Ira Newble 80.9 3.3 2.3 1.9 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1
Reggie Johnson 79.6 3.9 3.0 2.4 1.6
Eddie Griffin 79.5 3.9 3.2 2.4 1.5 -0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1947-48 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)

Transactions

March 21, 1949: Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

June 21, 1950: Sold by the Boston Celtics to the New York Knicks.

November 20, 1952: Sold by the New York Knicks to the Baltimore Bullets.

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