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Goo Kennedy

Eugene Kennedy (Gene)

Position: Small Forward and Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 205 lbs.
Born: August 23, 1949 in Charlotte, South Carolina
College: Texas Christian University
Draft: Portland Trail Blazers, 9th round (3rd pick, 139th overall), 1971 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 30, 1976 ▪ ABA Debut: November 9, 1971

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
1971-72 22 DLC ABA PF 65 1453 234 406 .576 0 0 234 406 .576 88 133 .662 167 318 485 65 75 262 556
1972-73 23 DLC ABA PF 70 1809 365 664 .550 0 0 365 664 .550 148 232 .638 167 323 490 75 113 275 878
1973-74 24 SAA ABA SF 76 1440 194 352 .551 0 0 194 352 .551 60 87 .690 121 266 387 83 59 15 79 240 448
1974-75 25 SSL ABA SF 74 1532 281 536 .524 1 1 1.000 280 535 .523 129 178 .725 171 202 373 59 64 10 92 190 692
1975-76 26 UTS ABA SF 16 271 38 69 .551 0 0 38 69 .551 24 37 .649 30 50 80 11 10 2 12 43 100
1976-77 27 HOU NBA SF 32 277 31 58 .534 31 58 .534 3 8 .375 14 37 51 6 7 5 45 65
Career TOT 333 6782 1143 2085 .548 1 1 1.000 1142 2084 .548 452 675 .670 670 1196 1866 299 140 32 371 1055 2739
ABA 301 6505 1112 2027 .549 1 1 1.000 1111 2026 .548 449 667 .673 656 1159 1815 293 133 27 371 1010 2674
NBA 32 277 31 58 .534 31 58 .534 3 8 .375 14 37 51 6 7 5 45 65
3 seasons DLC,SAA ABA 211 4702 793 1422 .558 0 0 793 1422 .558 296 452 .655 455 907 1362 223 59 15 267 777 1882
1 season SSL ABA 74 1532 281 536 .524 1 1 1.000 280 535 .523 129 178 .725 171 202 373 59 64 10 92 190 692
1 season HOU NBA 32 277 31 58 .534 31 58 .534 3 8 .375 14 37 51 6 7 5 45 65
1 season UTS ABA 16 271 38 69 .551 0 0 38 69 .551 24 37 .649 30 50 80 11 10 2 12 43 100

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
1971-72 22 DLC ABA PF 65 22.4 3.6 6.2 .576 0.0 0.0 3.6 6.2 .576 1.4 2.0 .662 2.6 4.9 7.5 1.0 1.2 4.0 8.6
1972-73 23 DLC ABA PF 70 25.8 5.2 9.5 .550 0.0 0.0 5.2 9.5 .550 2.1 3.3 .638 2.4 4.6 7.0 1.1 1.6 3.9 12.5
1973-74 24 SAA ABA SF 76 18.9 2.6 4.6 .551 0.0 0.0 2.6 4.6 .551 0.8 1.1 .690 1.6 3.5 5.1 1.1 0.8 0.2 1.0 3.2 5.9
1974-75 25 SSL ABA SF 74 20.7 3.8 7.2 .524 0.0 0.0 1.000 3.8 7.2 .523 1.7 2.4 .725 2.3 2.7 5.0 0.8 0.9 0.1 1.2 2.6 9.4
1975-76 26 UTS ABA SF 16 16.9 2.4 4.3 .551 0.0 0.0 2.4 4.3 .551 1.5 2.3 .649 1.9 3.1 5.0 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.8 2.7 6.3
1976-77 27 HOU NBA SF 32 8.7 1.0 1.8 .534 1.0 1.8 .534 0.1 0.3 .375 0.4 1.2 1.6 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.4 2.0
Career TOT 333 20.4 3.4 6.3 .548 0.0 0.0 1.000 3.4 6.3 .548 1.4 2.0 .670 2.0 3.6 5.6 0.9 0.7 0.2 1.2 3.2 8.2
ABA 301 21.6 3.7 6.7 .549 0.0 0.0 1.000 3.7 6.7 .548 1.5 2.2 .673 2.2 3.9 6.0 1.0 0.8 0.2 1.2 3.4 8.9
NBA 32 8.7 1.0 1.8 .534 1.0 1.8 .534 0.1 0.3 .375 0.4 1.2 1.6 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.4 2.0
3 seasons DLC,SAA ABA 211 22.3 3.8 6.7 .558 0.0 0.0 3.8 6.7 .558 1.4 2.1 .655 2.2 4.3 6.5 1.1 0.8 0.2 1.3 3.7 8.9
1 season SSL ABA 74 20.7 3.8 7.2 .524 0.0 0.0 1.000 3.8 7.2 .523 1.7 2.4 .725 2.3 2.7 5.0 0.8 0.9 0.1 1.2 2.6 9.4
1 season HOU NBA 32 8.7 1.0 1.8 .534 1.0 1.8 .534 0.1 0.3 .375 0.4 1.2 1.6 0.2 0.2 0.2 1.4 2.0
1 season UTS ABA 16 16.9 2.4 4.3 .551 0.0 0.0 2.4 4.3 .551 1.5 2.3 .649 1.9 3.1 5.0 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.8 2.7 6.3

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
1971-72 22 DLC ABA PF 65 1453 5.8 10.1 .576 0.0 0.0 5.8 10.1 .576 2.2 3.3 .662 4.1 7.9 12.0 1.6 1.9 6.5 13.8
1972-73 23 DLC ABA PF 70 1809 7.3 13.2 .550 0.0 0.0 7.3 13.2 .550 2.9 4.6 .638 3.3 6.4 9.8 1.5 2.2 5.5 17.5
1973-74 24 SAA ABA SF 76 1440 4.8 8.8 .551 0.0 0.0 4.8 8.8 .551 1.5 2.2 .690 3.0 6.6 9.7 2.1 1.5 0.4 2.0 6.0 11.2
1974-75 25 SSL ABA SF 74 1532 6.6 12.6 .524 0.0 0.0 1.000 6.6 12.6 .523 3.0 4.2 .725 4.0 4.7 8.8 1.4 1.5 0.2 2.2 4.5 16.3
1975-76 26 UTS ABA SF 16 271 5.0 9.2 .551 0.0 0.0 5.0 9.2 .551 3.2 4.9 .649 4.0 6.6 10.6 1.5 1.3 0.3 1.6 5.7 13.3
1976-77 27 HOU NBA SF 32 277 4.0 7.5 .534 4.0 7.5 .534 0.4 1.0 .375 1.8 4.8 6.6 0.8 0.9 0.6 5.8 8.4
Career TOT 333 6782 6.1 11.1 .548 0.0 0.0 1.000 6.1 11.1 .548 2.4 3.6 .670 3.6 6.3 9.9 1.6 1.4 0.3 2.1 5.6 14.5
ABA 301 6505 6.2 11.2 .549 0.0 0.0 1.000 6.1 11.2 .548 2.5 3.7 .673 3.6 6.4 10.0 1.6 1.5 0.3 2.1 5.6 14.8
NBA 32 277 4.0 7.5 .534 4.0 7.5 .534 0.4 1.0 .375 1.8 4.8 6.6 0.8 0.9 0.6 5.8 8.4
3 seasons DLC,SAA ABA 211 4702 6.1 10.9 .558 0.0 0.0 6.1 10.9 .558 2.3 3.5 .655 3.5 6.9 10.4 1.7 1.5 0.4 2.0 5.9 14.4
1 season SSL ABA 74 1532 6.6 12.6 .524 0.0 0.0 1.000 6.6 12.6 .523 3.0 4.2 .725 4.0 4.7 8.8 1.4 1.5 0.2 2.2 4.5 16.3
1 season HOU NBA 32 277 4.0 7.5 .534 4.0 7.5 .534 0.4 1.0 .375 1.8 4.8 6.6 0.8 0.9 0.6 5.8 8.4
1 season UTS ABA 16 271 5.0 9.2 .551 0.0 0.0 5.0 9.2 .551 3.2 4.9 .649 4.0 6.6 10.6 1.5 1.3 0.3 1.6 5.7 13.3

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
1971-72 22 DLC ABA PF 65 1453 16.9 .598 .576 .328 .000 11.5 22.3 16.8 6.8 13.9 15.4 3.3 2.4 5.7 .188
1972-73 23 DLC ABA PF 70 1809 16.1 .573 .550 .349 .000 9.1 18.7 13.7 6.3 12.9 19.0 3.8 1.2 5.0 .133
1973-74 24 SAA ABA SF 76 1440 14.0 .574 .551 .247 .000 9.0 20.3 14.6 8.4 2.1 0.6 16.8 14.0 110 98 2.0 2.5 4.5 .149
1974-75 25 SSL ABA SF 74 1532 15.2 .563 .525 .332 .002 10.9 13.4 12.2 5.2 1.9 0.3 13.0 17.5 114 107 2.8 1.2 4.0 .125
1975-76 26 UTS ABA SF 16 271 14.7 .586 .551 .536 .000 11.6 18.6 15.2 5.3 1.7 0.4 12.3 14.1 121 108 0.6 0.2 0.8 .136
1976-77 27 HOU NBA SF 32 277 7.8 .528 .534 .138 5.7 14.1 10.1 2.8 1.2 1.0 103 0.1 0.1 0.3 .045
Career TOT 333 6782 15.2 .575 .548 .324 .000 10.0 18.4 14.1 6.4 1.9 0.5 13.8 16.5 113 103 12.6 7.5 20.2 .143
ABA 301 6505 15.5 .576 .549 .329 .000 10.1 18.6 14.3 6.6 2.0 0.5 13.8 16.5 113 103 12.5 7.4 19.9 .147
NBA 32 277 7.8 .528 .534 .138 5.7 14.1 10.1 2.8 1.2 1.0 103 0.1 0.1 0.3 .045
3 seasons DLC,SAA ABA 211 4702 15.7 .581 .558 .318 .000 9.8 20.3 15.0 7.1 2.1 0.6 14.1 16.4 110 98 9.1 6.1 15.2 .155
1 season SSL ABA 74 1532 15.2 .563 .525 .332 .002 10.9 13.4 12.2 5.2 1.9 0.3 13.0 17.5 114 107 2.8 1.2 4.0 .125
1 season HOU NBA 32 277 7.8 .528 .534 .138 5.7 14.1 10.1 2.8 1.2 1.0 103 0.1 0.1 0.3 .045
1 season UTS ABA 16 271 14.7 .586 .551 .536 .000 11.6 18.6 15.2 5.3 1.7 0.4 12.3 14.1 121 108 0.6 0.2 0.8 .136

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
1971-72 22 DLC ABA PF 2 47 8 12 .667 0 0 8 12 .667 2 2 1.000 6 4 3 8 18
1973-74 24 SAA ABA SF 6 71 12 28 .429 0 1 .000 12 27 .444 3 4 .750 9 9 18 1 0 1 3 15 27
1974-75 25 SSL ABA SF 8 47 9 22 .409 0 0 9 22 .409 10 14 .714 6 12 18 1 1 0 3 8 28
1976-77 27 HOU NBA SF 6 35 5 10 .500 5 10 .500 2 2 1.000 4 8 12 0 0 0 6 12
Career TOT 22 200 34 72 .472 0 1 .000 34 71 .479 17 22 .773 19 29 54 6 1 1 9 37 85
ABA 16 165 29 62 .468 0 1 .000 29 61 .475 15 20 .750 15 21 42 6 1 1 9 31 73
NBA 6 35 5 10 .500 5 10 .500 2 2 1.000 4 8 12 0 0 0 6 12
1 season SSL ABA 8 47 9 22 .409 0 0 9 22 .409 10 14 .714 6 12 18 1 1 0 3 8 28
2 seasons DLC,SAA ABA 8 118 20 40 .500 0 1 .000 20 39 .513 5 6 .833 9 9 24 5 0 1 6 23 45
1 season HOU NBA 6 35 5 10 .500 5 10 .500 2 2 1.000 4 8 12 0 0 0 6 12

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
1971-72 22 DLC ABA PF 2 23.5 4.0 6.0 .667 0.0 0.0 4.0 6.0 .667 1.0 1.0 1.000 3.0 2.0 1.5 4.0 9.0
1973-74 24 SAA ABA SF 6 11.8 2.0 4.7 .429 0.0 0.2 .000 2.0 4.5 .444 0.5 0.7 .750 1.5 1.5 3.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.5 2.5 4.5
1974-75 25 SSL ABA SF 8 5.9 1.1 2.8 .409 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.8 .409 1.3 1.8 .714 0.8 1.5 2.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4 1.0 3.5
1976-77 27 HOU NBA SF 6 5.8 0.8 1.7 .500 0.8 1.7 .500 0.3 0.3 1.000 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0
Career TOT 22 9.1 1.5 3.3 .472 0.0 0.1 .000 1.5 3.2 .479 0.8 1.0 .773 1.0 1.5 2.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.6 1.7 3.9
ABA 16 10.3 1.8 3.9 .468 0.0 0.1 .000 1.8 3.8 .475 0.9 1.3 .750 1.1 1.5 2.6 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.6 1.9 4.6
NBA 6 5.8 0.8 1.7 .500 0.8 1.7 .500 0.3 0.3 1.000 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0
2 seasons DLC,SAA ABA 8 14.8 2.5 5.0 .500 0.0 0.1 .000 2.5 4.9 .513 0.6 0.8 .833 1.5 1.5 3.0 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.8 2.9 5.6
1 season SSL ABA 8 5.9 1.1 2.8 .409 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.8 .409 1.3 1.8 .714 0.8 1.5 2.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4 1.0 3.5
1 season HOU NBA 6 5.8 0.8 1.7 .500 0.8 1.7 .500 0.3 0.3 1.000 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0

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
1971-72 22 DLC ABA PF 2 47 6.1 9.2 .667 0.0 0.0 6.1 9.2 .667 1.5 1.5 1.000 4.6 3.1 2.3 6.1 13.8
1973-74 24 SAA ABA SF 6 71 6.1 14.2 .429 0.0 0.5 .000 6.1 13.7 .444 1.5 2.0 .750 4.6 4.6 9.1 0.5 0.0 0.5 1.5 7.6 13.7
1974-75 25 SSL ABA SF 8 47 6.9 16.9 .409 0.0 0.0 6.9 16.9 .409 7.7 10.7 .714 4.6 9.2 13.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 2.3 6.1 21.4
1976-77 27 HOU NBA SF 6 35 5.1 10.3 .500 5.1 10.3 .500 2.1 2.1 1.000 4.1 8.2 12.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.2 12.3
Career TOT 22 200 6.1 13.0 .472 0.0 0.2 .000 6.1 12.8 .479 3.1 4.0 .773 4.5 6.8 9.7 1.1 0.2 0.2 2.0 6.7 15.3
ABA 16 165 6.3 13.5 .468 0.0 0.2 .000 6.3 13.3 .475 3.3 4.4 .750 4.6 6.4 9.2 1.3 0.3 0.3 2.0 6.8 15.9
NBA 6 35 5.1 10.3 .500 5.1 10.3 .500 2.1 2.1 1.000 4.1 8.2 12.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.2 12.3
2 seasons DLC,SAA ABA 8 118 6.1 12.2 .500 0.0 0.3 .000 6.1 11.9 .513 1.5 1.8 .833 4.6 4.6 7.3 1.5 0.0 0.5 1.8 7.0 13.7
1 season SSL ABA 8 47 6.9 16.9 .409 0.0 0.0 6.9 16.9 .409 7.7 10.7 .714 4.6 9.2 13.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 2.3 6.1 21.4
1 season HOU NBA 6 35 5.1 10.3 .500 5.1 10.3 .500 2.1 2.1 1.000 4.1 8.2 12.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.2 12.3

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
1971-72 22 DLC ABA PF 2 47 14.6 .699 .667 .167 .000 6.6 12.7 18.9 14.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 .234
1973-74 24 SAA ABA SF 6 71 10.5 .454 .429 .143 .036 13.8 12.8 13.3 2.1 0.0 0.9 9.2 20.3 102 111 0.1 0.0 0.1 .046
1974-75 25 SSL ABA SF 8 47 16.9 .497 .409 .636 .000 12.5 25.3 18.9 3.1 1.0 0.0 9.6 26.3 107 103 0.1 0.1 0.1 .139
1976-77 27 HOU NBA SF 6 35 11.5 .551 .500 .200 12.4 25.7 19.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 106 0.1 0.0 0.1 .093
Career TOT 22 200 13.1 .520 .472 .306 .014 13.1 19.6 14.0 4.5 0.3 0.4 11.3 20.3 105 107 0.4 0.1 0.5 .120
ABA 16 165 13.5 .516 .468 .323 .016 13.3 17.8 13.0 5.4 0.4 0.5 11.3 20.3 105 108 0.3 0.1 0.4 .126
NBA 6 35 11.5 .551 .500 .200 12.4 25.7 19.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 106 0.1 0.0 0.1 .093
1 season SSL ABA 8 47 16.9 .497 .409 .636 .000 12.5 25.3 18.9 3.1 1.0 0.0 9.6 26.3 107 103 0.1 0.1 0.1 .139
2 seasons DLC,SAA ABA 8 118 12.1 .528 .500 .150 .025 13.8 12.8 10.6 6.3 0.0 0.9 12.3 17.9 102 111 0.2 0.1 0.3 .121
1 season HOU NBA 6 35 11.5 .551 .500 .200 12.4 25.7 19.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 106 0.1 0.0 0.1 .093

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 6 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6
Goo Kennedy 5.7 5.0 4.5 4.0 0.8 0.3
Desmond Mason 90.5 5.7 5.2 4.7 4.3 1.7 -0.2
Keon Clark 90.4 5.3 4.7 4.2 3.7 0.2 0.0
Jeff Green 88.6 6.6 4.8 4.7 4.2 0.2
Taj Gibson 87.6 5.2 4.7 4.5 3.3
Kenny Carr 87.3 5.8 5.1 3.8 2.9 1.1 0.0
Tom Van Arsdale 87.2 5.5 5.0 4.8 3.1 1.4 1.0
Nene Hilario 86.8 6.1 5.3 5.0 3.2 0.3 -0.1
Luke Jackson 85.9 5.1 4.8 4.2 3.6 1.7 0.8
Mike Bantom 85.6 5.9 5.2 4.8 4.5 2.7 0.5
Stephen Jackson 85.0 4.8 4.4 4.4 3.1 0.9 -0.1
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Goo Kennedy 5.7 5.0 4.5 4.0 0.8 0.3
Keon Clark 90.4 5.3 4.7 4.2 3.7 0.2 0.0
Jeff Green 88.6 6.6 4.8 4.7 4.2 0.2
Taj Gibson 87.6 5.2 4.7 4.5 3.3
Desmond Mason 84.5 5.7 5.2 4.7 4.3 1.7 1.5 0.6 0.0 -0.2 -0.3
Julius Keye 84.0 5.3 4.3 3.6 3.6 1.2 -0.2
Randolph Mahaffey 82.5 5.7 4.7 3.7 2.6
Michael Brooks 80.8 4.9 4.7 4.5 2.4 0.0 0.0
Tracy Murray 80.7 6.5 4.9 4.4 3.8 2.2 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.3 -0.1 -0.2
Danilo Gallinari 80.2 7.2 6.1 5.6 3.9 1.0
Ersan Ilyasova 80.1 6.7 6.4 5.8 3.8 1.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
Career ABA 301 (85)
Minutes Played
Career ABA 6505 (97)
Offensive Rebounds
Career ABA 656 (60)
Defensive Rebounds
Career ABA 1159 (60)
Total Rebounds
Career ABA 1815 (64)
Steals
Career ABA 133 (61)
Blocks
Career ABA 27 (85)
Personal Fouls
Career ABA 1010 (65)
Field Goal Pct
Career ABA .549 (3)
Career .548 (15)
True Shooting Pct
1972-73 ABA .573 (10)
Effective Field Goal Pct
Career ABA .549 (3)
Career .548 (22)
Offensive Rebound Pct
Career ABA 10.1 (13)
Career 10.0 (77)
Defensive Rebound Pct
Career ABA 18.6 (20)
Steal Pct
Career ABA 2.0 (47)
Block Pct
Career ABA 0.5 (51)
Offensive Rating
1974-75 ABA 113.7 (10)
Defensive Rating
Career ABA 103.1 (26)
Offensive Win Shares
Career ABA 12.5 (49)
Defensive Win Shares
Career ABA 7.4 (88)
Win Shares
Career ABA 19.9 (63)

Transactions

October 5, 1976: Signed as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets.

October 20, 1976: Waived by the Denver Nuggets.

October 29, 1976: Signed as a free agent with the Houston Rockets.

November 30, 1976: Waived by the Houston Rockets.

February 1, 1977: Signed as a free agent with the Houston Rockets.

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