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Sam Lacey

Samuel Lacey (Slammin' Sam)

Position: Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-10 ▪ Weight: 235 lbs.
Born: March 28, 1948 in Indianaola, Mississippi
Died: March 14, 2014
High School: Gentry in Indianola, Mississippi
College: New Mexico State University
Draft: Cincinnati Royals, 1st round (5th pick, 5th overall), 1970 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 14, 1970

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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
1970-71 22 CIN NBA C 81 2648 467 1117 .418 467 1117 .418 156 227 .687 913 117 270 1090
1971-72 23 CIN NBA C 81 2832 410 972 .422 410 972 .422 119 169 .704 968 173 284 939
1972-73 24 KCO NBA C 79 2930 471 994 .474 471 994 .474 126 178 .708 933 189 283 1068
1973-74 25 KCO NBA C 79 3107 467 982 .476 467 982 .476 185 247 .749 293 762 1055 299 126 184 254 1119
1974-75 ★ 26 KCO NBA C 81 3378 392 917 .427 392 917 .427 144 191 .754 228 921 1149 428 139 168 274 928
1975-76 27 KCK NBA C 81 3083 409 1019 .401 409 1019 .401 217 286 .759 218 806 1024 378 132 134 286 1035
1976-77 28 KCK NBA C 82 2595 327 774 .422 327 774 .422 215 282 .762 189 545 734 386 119 133 292 869
1977-78 29 KCK NBA C 77 2131 265 590 .449 265 590 .449 134 187 .717 155 487 642 300 120 108 186 264 664
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 82 2627 350 697 .502 350 697 .502 167 226 .739 179 523 702 430 106 141 245 309 867
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 81 2412 303 677 .448 0 1 .000 303 676 .448 137 185 .741 172 473 645 460 111 109 211 307 743
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 82 2228 237 536 .442 1 5 .200 236 531 .444 92 117 .786 131 453 584 399 95 120 182 302 567
1981-82 33 TOT NBA C 56 7 670 67 154 .435 0 1 .000 67 153 .438 27 37 .730 20 87 107 77 22 38 56 139 161
1981-82 33 KCK NBA C 2 1 20 3 5 .600 0 0 3 5 .600 0 2 .000 0 4 4 4 2 1 2 2 6
1981-82 33 NJN NBA C 54 6 650 64 149 .430 0 1 .000 64 148 .432 27 35 .771 20 83 103 73 20 37 54 137 155
1982-83 34 CLE NBA C 60 33 1232 111 264 .420 2 9 .222 109 255 .427 29 37 .784 62 169 231 118 29 25 98 209 253
Career NBA 1002 40 31873 4276 9693 .441 3 16 .188 4273 9677 .442 1748 2369 .738 1647 5226 9687 3754 999 1160 978 3473 10303
12 seasons CIN,KCO,KCK NBA 888 1 29991 4101 9280 .442 1 6 .167 4100 9274 .442 1692 2297 .737 1565 4974 9353 3563 950 1098 826 3127 9895
1 season CLE NBA 60 33 1232 111 264 .420 2 9 .222 109 255 .427 29 37 .784 62 169 231 118 29 25 98 209 253
1 season NJN NBA 54 6 650 64 149 .430 0 1 .000 64 148 .432 27 35 .771 20 83 103 73 20 37 54 137 155

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 22 CIN NBA C 81 32.7 5.8 13.8 .418 5.8 13.8 .418 1.9 2.8 .687 11.3 1.4 3.3 13.5
1971-72 23 CIN NBA C 81 35.0 5.1 12.0 .422 5.1 12.0 .422 1.5 2.1 .704 12.0 2.1 3.5 11.6
1972-73 24 KCO NBA C 79 37.1 6.0 12.6 .474 6.0 12.6 .474 1.6 2.3 .708 11.8 2.4 3.6 13.5
1973-74 25 KCO NBA C 79 39.3 5.9 12.4 .476 5.9 12.4 .476 2.3 3.1 .749 3.7 9.6 13.4 3.8 1.6 2.3 3.2 14.2
1974-75 ★ 26 KCO NBA C 81 41.7 4.8 11.3 .427 4.8 11.3 .427 1.8 2.4 .754 2.8 11.4 14.2 5.3 1.7 2.1 3.4 11.5
1975-76 27 KCK NBA C 81 38.1 5.0 12.6 .401 5.0 12.6 .401 2.7 3.5 .759 2.7 10.0 12.6 4.7 1.6 1.7 3.5 12.8
1976-77 28 KCK NBA C 82 31.6 4.0 9.4 .422 4.0 9.4 .422 2.6 3.4 .762 2.3 6.6 9.0 4.7 1.5 1.6 3.6 10.6
1977-78 29 KCK NBA C 77 27.7 3.4 7.7 .449 3.4 7.7 .449 1.7 2.4 .717 2.0 6.3 8.3 3.9 1.6 1.4 2.4 3.4 8.6
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 82 32.0 4.3 8.5 .502 4.3 8.5 .502 2.0 2.8 .739 2.2 6.4 8.6 5.2 1.3 1.7 3.0 3.8 10.6
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 81 29.8 3.7 8.4 .448 0.0 0.0 .000 3.7 8.3 .448 1.7 2.3 .741 2.1 5.8 8.0 5.7 1.4 1.3 2.6 3.8 9.2
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 82 27.2 2.9 6.5 .442 0.0 0.1 .200 2.9 6.5 .444 1.1 1.4 .786 1.6 5.5 7.1 4.9 1.2 1.5 2.2 3.7 6.9
1981-82 33 TOT NBA C 56 7 12.0 1.2 2.8 .435 0.0 0.0 .000 1.2 2.7 .438 0.5 0.7 .730 0.4 1.6 1.9 1.4 0.4 0.7 1.0 2.5 2.9
1981-82 33 KCK NBA C 2 1 10.0 1.5 2.5 .600 0.0 0.0 1.5 2.5 .600 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.5 1.0 1.0 3.0
1981-82 33 NJN NBA C 54 6 12.0 1.2 2.8 .430 0.0 0.0 .000 1.2 2.7 .432 0.5 0.6 .771 0.4 1.5 1.9 1.4 0.4 0.7 1.0 2.5 2.9
1982-83 34 CLE NBA C 60 33 20.5 1.9 4.4 .420 0.0 0.2 .222 1.8 4.3 .427 0.5 0.6 .784 1.0 2.8 3.9 2.0 0.5 0.4 1.6 3.5 4.2
Career NBA 1002 40 31.8 4.3 9.7 .441 0.0 0.1 .188 4.3 9.7 .442 1.7 2.4 .738 2.2 6.9 9.7 3.7 1.3 1.5 2.2 3.5 10.3
12 seasons CIN,KCO,KCK NBA 888 1 33.8 4.6 10.5 .442 0.0 0.0 .167 4.6 10.4 .442 1.9 2.6 .737 2.4 7.7 10.5 4.0 1.5 1.7 2.5 3.5 11.1
1 season CLE NBA 60 33 20.5 1.9 4.4 .420 0.0 0.2 .222 1.8 4.3 .427 0.5 0.6 .784 1.0 2.8 3.9 2.0 0.5 0.4 1.6 3.5 4.2
1 season NJN NBA 54 6 12.0 1.2 2.8 .430 0.0 0.0 .000 1.2 2.7 .432 0.5 0.6 .771 0.4 1.5 1.9 1.4 0.4 0.7 1.0 2.5 2.9

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
1970-71 22 CIN NBA C 81 2648 6.3 15.2 .418 6.3 15.2 .418 2.1 3.1 .687 12.4 1.6 3.7 14.8
1971-72 23 CIN NBA C 81 2832 5.2 12.4 .422 5.2 12.4 .422 1.5 2.1 .704 12.3 2.2 3.6 11.9
1972-73 24 KCO NBA C 79 2930 5.8 12.2 .474 5.8 12.2 .474 1.5 2.2 .708 11.5 2.3 3.5 13.1
1973-74 25 KCO NBA C 79 3107 5.4 11.4 .476 5.4 11.4 .476 2.1 2.9 .749 3.4 8.8 12.2 3.5 1.5 2.1 2.9 13.0
1974-75 ★ 26 KCO NBA C 81 3378 4.2 9.8 .427 4.2 9.8 .427 1.5 2.0 .754 2.4 9.8 12.2 4.6 1.5 1.8 2.9 9.9
1975-76 27 KCK NBA C 81 3083 4.8 11.9 .401 4.8 11.9 .401 2.5 3.3 .759 2.5 9.4 12.0 4.4 1.5 1.6 3.3 12.1
1976-77 28 KCK NBA C 82 2595 4.5 10.7 .422 4.5 10.7 .422 3.0 3.9 .762 2.6 7.6 10.2 5.4 1.7 1.8 4.1 12.1
1977-78 29 KCK NBA C 77 2131 4.5 10.0 .449 4.5 10.0 .449 2.3 3.2 .717 2.6 8.2 10.8 5.1 2.0 1.8 3.1 4.5 11.2
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 82 2627 4.8 9.6 .502 4.8 9.6 .502 2.3 3.1 .739 2.5 7.2 9.6 5.9 1.5 1.9 3.4 4.2 11.9
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 81 2412 4.5 10.1 .448 0.0 0.0 .000 4.5 10.1 .448 2.0 2.8 .741 2.6 7.1 9.6 6.9 1.7 1.6 3.1 4.6 11.1
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 82 2228 3.8 8.7 .442 0.0 0.1 .200 3.8 8.6 .444 1.5 1.9 .786 2.1 7.3 9.4 6.4 1.5 1.9 2.9 4.9 9.2
1981-82 33 TOT NBA C 56 7 670 3.6 8.3 .435 0.0 0.1 .000 3.6 8.2 .438 1.5 2.0 .730 1.1 4.7 5.7 4.1 1.2 2.0 3.0 7.5 8.7
1981-82 33 KCK NBA C 2 1 20 5.4 9.0 .600 0.0 0.0 5.4 9.0 .600 0.0 3.6 .000 0.0 7.2 7.2 7.2 3.6 1.8 3.6 3.6 10.8
1981-82 33 NJN NBA C 54 6 650 3.5 8.3 .430 0.0 0.1 .000 3.5 8.2 .432 1.5 1.9 .771 1.1 4.6 5.7 4.0 1.1 2.0 3.0 7.6 8.6
1982-83 34 CLE NBA C 60 33 1232 3.2 7.7 .420 0.1 0.3 .222 3.2 7.5 .427 0.8 1.1 .784 1.8 4.9 6.8 3.4 0.8 0.7 2.9 6.1 7.4
Career NBA 1002 40 31873 4.8 10.9 .441 0.0 0.1 .188 4.8 10.9 .442 2.0 2.7 .738 2.5 8.0 10.9 4.2 1.5 1.8 3.1 3.9 11.6
12 seasons CIN,KCO,KCK NBA 888 1 29991 4.9 11.1 .442 0.0 0.0 .167 4.9 11.1 .442 2.0 2.8 .737 2.6 8.3 11.2 4.3 1.6 1.8 3.2 3.8 11.9
1 season CLE NBA 60 33 1232 3.2 7.7 .420 0.1 0.3 .222 3.2 7.5 .427 0.8 1.1 .784 1.8 4.9 6.8 3.4 0.8 0.7 2.9 6.1 7.4
1 season NJN NBA 54 6 650 3.5 8.3 .430 0.0 0.1 .000 3.5 8.2 .432 1.5 1.9 .771 1.1 4.6 5.7 4.0 1.1 2.0 3.0 7.6 8.6

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
1973-74 25 KCO NBA C 79 3107 6.8 14.3 .476 6.8 14.3 .476 2.7 3.6 .749 4.3 11.1 15.4 4.4 1.8 2.7 3.7 16.3
1974-75 ★ 26 KCO NBA C 81 3378 5.3 12.5 .427 5.3 12.5 .427 2.0 2.6 .754 3.1 12.5 15.6 5.8 1.9 2.3 3.7 12.6
1975-76 27 KCK NBA C 81 3083 6.0 15.0 .401 6.0 15.0 .401 3.2 4.2 .759 3.2 11.9 15.1 5.6 1.9 2.0 4.2 15.2
1976-77 28 KCK NBA C 82 2595 5.7 13.5 .422 5.7 13.5 .422 3.7 4.9 .762 3.3 9.5 12.8 6.7 2.1 2.3 5.1 15.1
1977-78 29 KCK NBA C 77 2131 5.5 12.3 .449 5.5 12.3 .449 2.8 3.9 .717 3.2 10.1 13.4 6.2 2.5 2.2 3.9 5.5 13.8
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 82 2627 6.0 11.9 .502 6.0 11.9 .502 2.8 3.8 .739 3.0 8.9 12.0 7.3 1.8 2.4 4.2 5.3 14.8
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 81 2412 5.8 13.1 .448 0.0 0.0 .000 5.8 13.0 .448 2.6 3.6 .741 3.3 9.1 12.4 8.9 2.1 2.1 4.1 5.9 14.3
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 82 2228 5.0 11.4 .442 0.0 0.1 .200 5.0 11.3 .444 2.0 2.5 .786 2.8 9.6 12.4 8.5 2.0 2.6 3.9 6.4 12.1
1981-82 33 TOT NBA C 56 7 670 4.7 10.7 .435 0.0 0.1 .000 4.7 10.6 .438 1.9 2.6 .730 1.4 6.0 7.4 5.4 1.5 2.6 3.9 9.7 11.2
1981-82 33 KCK NBA C 2 1 20 7.1 11.8 .600 0.0 0.0 7.1 11.8 .600 0.0 4.7 .000 0.0 9.4 9.4 9.4 4.7 2.4 4.7 4.7 14.1
1981-82 33 NJN NBA C 54 6 650 4.6 10.7 .430 0.0 0.1 .000 4.6 10.6 .432 1.9 2.5 .771 1.4 5.9 7.4 5.2 1.4 2.7 3.9 9.8 11.1
1982-83 34 CLE NBA C 60 33 1232 4.4 10.5 .420 0.1 0.4 .222 4.4 10.2 .427 1.2 1.5 .784 2.5 6.7 9.2 4.7 1.2 1.0 3.9 8.3 10.1
Career NBA 1002 40 31873 5.7 12.9 .441 0.0 0.1 .188 8.3 18.9 .442 3.4 4.6 .738 3.2 10.2 18.9 6.4 1.9 2.3 4.0 6.8 20.1
12 seasons CIN,KCO,KCK NBA 888 1 29991 5.8 13.1 .442 0.0 0.1 .167 8.7 19.6 .442 3.6 4.9 .737 3.3 10.5 19.7 6.5 2.0 2.3 4.0 6.6 20.9
1 season CLE NBA 60 33 1232 4.4 10.5 .420 0.1 0.4 .222 4.4 10.2 .427 1.2 1.5 .784 2.5 6.7 9.2 4.7 1.2 1.0 3.9 8.3 10.1
1 season NJN NBA 54 6 650 4.6 10.7 .430 0.0 0.1 .000 4.6 10.6 .432 1.9 2.5 .771 1.4 5.9 7.4 5.2 1.4 2.7 3.9 9.8 11.1

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
1970-71 22 CIN NBA C 81 2648 12.5 .448 .418 .203 15.5 5.6 -0.9 2.2 1.2 .023
1971-72 23 CIN NBA C 81 2832 12.1 .449 .422 .174 16.9 8.4 -1.0 1.2 0.3 .004
1972-73 24 KCO NBA C 79 2930 13.8 .498 .474 .179 16.6 8.5 2.3 0.3 2.7 .044
1973-74 25 KCO NBA C 79 3107 17.5 .513 .476 .252 9.9 25.7 17.8 13.7 1.8 3.1 94 3.2 4.6 7.7 .119
1974-75 ★ 26 KCO NBA C 81 3378 15.3 .464 .427 .208 7.0 28.3 17.6 17.9 1.9 2.7 92 1.1 6.3 7.4 .105
1975-76 27 KCK NBA C 81 3083 15.5 .452 .401 .281 7.1 27.0 17.0 17.2 1.9 2.3 95 0.4 4.7 5.0 .079
1976-77 28 KCK NBA C 82 2595 15.8 .484 .422 .364 7.3 22.6 14.7 19.3 2.1 2.8 96 1.6 4.0 5.6 .104
1977-78 29 KCK NBA C 77 2131 15.2 .494 .449 .317 7.4 23.5 15.4 18.0 2.5 2.7 21.7 15.3 97 97 1.0 3.4 4.3 .098
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 82 2627 15.3 .544 .502 .324 7.2 22.2 14.5 20.1 1.8 3.0 23.5 15.2 103 98 2.0 4.5 6.5 .119
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 81 2412 14.9 .490 .448 .273 .001 7.4 21.8 14.3 24.5 2.1 2.6 21.8 16.1 100 97 0.8 4.8 5.6 .112
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 82 2228 13.5 .483 .443 .218 .009 6.6 22.5 14.6 22.5 2.0 3.1 23.7 14.3 98 100 0.2 3.8 4.0 .086
1981-82 33 TOT NBA C 56 670 7.4 .473 .435 .240 .006 3.3 14.8 9.0 14.6 1.5 3.3 24.7 13.5 89 102 -0.6 1.1 0.6 .041
1981-82 33 KCK NBA C 2 20 15.6 .510 .600 .400 .000 0.0 23.1 11.2 26.4 4.7 2.9 25.4 16.1 89 97 0.0 0.0 0.0 .058
1981-82 33 NJN NBA C 54 650 7.2 .471 .430 .235 .007 3.4 14.6 9.0 14.3 1.4 3.3 24.7 13.4 89 102 -0.5 1.1 0.5 .040
1982-83 34 CLE NBA C 60 1232 6.5 .451 .424 .140 .034 5.6 16.0 10.7 13.1 1.2 1.2 25.9 12.9 86 107 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.004
Career NBA 1002 31873 14.2 .480 .441 .244 .002 7.3 23.8 15.7 15.6 1.9 2.7 23.0 14.9 98 96 9.0 41.9 50.9 .077
12 seasons CIN,KCO,KCK NBA 888 29991 14.7 .481 .442 .248 .001 7.5 24.5 16.0 15.7 2.0 2.8 22.7 15.3 100 96 10.7 39.8 50.4 .081
1 season CLE NBA 60 1232 6.5 .451 .424 .140 .034 5.6 16.0 10.7 13.1 1.2 1.2 25.9 12.9 86 107 -1.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.004
1 season NJN NBA 54 650 7.2 .471 .430 .235 .007 3.4 14.6 9.0 14.3 1.4 3.3 24.7 13.4 89 102 -0.5 1.1 0.5 .040

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
1974-75 26 KCO NBA C 6 264 23 61 .377 23 61 .377 11 18 .611 15 79 94 30 12 9 19 57
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 5 176 16 42 .381 16 42 .381 15 19 .789 17 34 51 21 9 10 19 20 47
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 3 101 8 21 .381 1 1 1.000 7 20 .350 3 4 .750 6 16 22 13 7 2 8 11 20
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 15 533 60 143 .420 0 3 .000 60 140 .429 30 35 .857 30 90 120 80 28 23 39 63 150
Career NBA 29 1074 107 267 .401 1 4 .250 106 263 .403 59 76 .776 68 219 287 144 56 44 66 113 274
4 seasons KCO,KCK NBA 29 1074 107 267 .401 1 4 .250 106 263 .403 59 76 .776 68 219 287 144 56 44 66 113 274

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
1974-75 26 KCO NBA C 6 44.0 3.8 10.2 .377 3.8 10.2 .377 1.8 3.0 .611 2.5 13.2 15.7 5.0 2.0 1.5 3.2 9.5
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 5 35.2 3.2 8.4 .381 3.2 8.4 .381 3.0 3.8 .789 3.4 6.8 10.2 4.2 1.8 2.0 3.8 4.0 9.4
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 3 33.7 2.7 7.0 .381 0.3 0.3 1.000 2.3 6.7 .350 1.0 1.3 .750 2.0 5.3 7.3 4.3 2.3 0.7 2.7 3.7 6.7
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 15 35.5 4.0 9.5 .420 0.0 0.2 .000 4.0 9.3 .429 2.0 2.3 .857 2.0 6.0 8.0 5.3 1.9 1.5 2.6 4.2 10.0
Career NBA 29 37.0 3.7 9.2 .401 0.1 0.2 .250 3.7 9.1 .403 2.0 2.6 .776 2.3 7.6 9.9 5.0 1.9 1.5 2.9 3.9 9.4
4 seasons KCO,KCK NBA 29 37.0 3.7 9.2 .401 0.1 0.2 .250 3.7 9.1 .403 2.0 2.6 .776 2.3 7.6 9.9 5.0 1.9 1.5 2.9 3.9 9.4

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
1974-75 26 KCO NBA C 6 264 3.1 8.3 .377 3.1 8.3 .377 1.5 2.5 .611 2.0 10.8 12.8 4.1 1.6 1.2 2.6 7.8
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 5 176 3.3 8.6 .381 3.3 8.6 .381 3.1 3.9 .789 3.5 7.0 10.4 4.3 1.8 2.0 3.9 4.1 9.6
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 3 101 2.9 7.5 .381 0.4 0.4 1.000 2.5 7.1 .350 1.1 1.4 .750 2.1 5.7 7.8 4.6 2.5 0.7 2.9 3.9 7.1
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 15 533 4.1 9.7 .420 0.0 0.2 .000 4.1 9.5 .429 2.0 2.4 .857 2.0 6.1 8.1 5.4 1.9 1.6 2.6 4.3 10.1
Career NBA 29 1074 3.6 8.9 .401 0.1 0.2 .250 3.6 8.8 .403 2.0 2.5 .776 2.3 7.3 9.6 4.8 1.9 1.5 2.9 3.8 9.2
4 seasons KCO,KCK NBA 29 1074 3.6 8.9 .401 0.1 0.2 .250 3.6 8.8 .403 2.0 2.5 .776 2.3 7.3 9.6 4.8 1.9 1.5 2.9 3.8 9.2

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
1974-75 26 KCO NBA C 6 264 4.3 11.4 .377 4.3 11.4 .377 2.1 3.4 .611 2.8 14.7 17.5 5.6 2.2 1.7 3.5 10.6
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 5 176 4.1 10.7 .381 4.1 10.7 .381 3.8 4.9 .789 4.3 8.7 13.0 5.4 2.3 2.6 4.9 5.1 12.0
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 3 101 4.0 10.4 .381 0.5 0.5 1.000 3.5 9.9 .350 1.5 2.0 .750 3.0 8.0 10.9 6.5 3.5 1.0 4.0 5.5 9.9
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 15 533 5.9 14.1 .420 0.0 0.3 .000 5.9 13.8 .429 3.0 3.4 .857 3.0 8.9 11.8 7.9 2.8 2.3 3.8 6.2 14.8
Career NBA 29 1074 5.0 12.4 .401 0.1 0.3 .250 4.9 12.3 .403 2.7 3.5 .776 3.2 10.2 13.4 6.7 2.6 2.1 4.1 5.3 12.8
4 seasons KCO,KCK NBA 29 1074 5.0 12.4 .401 0.1 0.3 .250 4.9 12.3 .403 2.7 3.5 .776 3.2 10.2 13.4 6.7 2.6 2.1 4.1 5.3 12.8

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
1974-75 26 KCO NBA C 6 264 13.9 .414 .377 .295 6.2 30.5 18.8 17.6 2.2 1.9 91 -0.2 0.5 0.4 .065
1978-79 30 KCK NBA C 5 176 12.5 .467 .381 .452 8.9 22.4 14.9 16.9 2.3 3.3 27.4 14.8 88 96 -0.1 0.3 0.2 .062
1979-80 31 KCK NBA C 3 101 11.0 .439 .405 .190 .048 6.0 18.2 11.7 16.3 3.5 1.2 26.0 12.6 90 102 -0.1 0.1 0.1 .038
1980-81 32 KCK NBA C 15 533 14.7 .473 .420 .245 .021 6.5 19.9 13.1 23.2 2.8 2.6 19.8 16.9 97 97 0.0 1.0 1.1 .096
Career NBA 29 1074 13.8 .456 .403 .285 .015 6.8 22.8 14.7 20.2 2.6 2.4 22.2 15.9 94 96 -0.3 2.0 1.7 .077
4 seasons KCO,KCK NBA 29 1074 13.8 .456 .403 .285 .015 6.8 22.8 14.7 20.2 2.6 2.4 22.2 15.9 94 96 -0.3 2.0 1.7 .077

All-Star Games

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1974-75 26 KCO NBA C 1 0 17:00 2 6 .333 2 2 1.000 3 7 1 2 1 2 6
Career NBA 1 0 17 2 6 .333 2 2 1.000 3 7 1 2 1 2 6

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
Sam Lacey 7.7 7.4 6.5 5.6 5.6 5.0 4.3 4.0 2.7 1.2 0.6 0.3 -0.1
Mike Gminski 90.1 9.2 7.0 6.5 6.1 6.0 5.4 4.3 4.0 2.9 1.8 1.5 0.5 0.5
Byron Beck 89.4 8.1 7.7 6.4 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.1 4.4 0.8
Red Rocha 89.2 7.8 7.2 7.0 6.5 5.1 5.0 4.6 3.6 1.0
Darryl Dawkins 88.3 7.9 6.4 6.3 5.7 4.6 4.4 4.0 2.9 2.1 2.1 0.1 0.1 -0.2
Caldwell Jones 87.3 8.1 7.6 6.2 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.1 2.5 2.3 0.9
Jim Chones 87.2 6.4 6.2 6.0 5.9 5.8 4.7 3.5 3.3 2.6 1.4
James Edwards 87.0 7.1 7.0 6.7 5.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.7 3.0 2.8 1.5 1.4 1.0
Erick Dampier 86.8 8.9 6.4 6.1 6.0 4.8 4.5 4.1 4.0 1.5 0.9 0.3 -0.1 -0.5
Emeka Okafor 86.5 8.2 7.1 6.5 5.8 5.5 4.5 4.0 1.7 1.0
Samuel Dalembert 86.0 6.9 6.9 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.6 2.9 2.2 0.3
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Sam Lacey 7.7 7.4 6.5 5.6 5.6 5.0 4.3 4.0 2.7 1.2 0.6 0.3 -0.1
Mike Gminski 90.1 9.2 7.0 6.5 6.1 6.0 5.4 4.3 4.0 2.9 1.8 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.0
Byron Beck 89.4 8.1 7.7 6.4 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.1 4.4 0.8
Red Rocha 89.2 7.8 7.2 7.0 6.5 5.1 5.0 4.6 3.6 1.0
Darryl Dawkins 88.1 7.9 6.4 6.3 5.7 4.6 4.4 4.0 2.9 2.1 2.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.2
Jim Chones 87.2 6.4 6.2 6.0 5.9 5.8 4.7 3.5 3.3 2.6 1.4
Emeka Okafor 86.5 8.2 7.1 6.5 5.8 5.5 4.5 4.0 1.7 1.0
Samuel Dalembert 86.0 6.9 6.9 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.6 2.9 2.2 0.3
Erick Dampier 85.4 8.9 6.4 6.1 6.0 4.8 4.5 4.1 4.0 3.7 1.9 1.5 0.9 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.5
Rik Smits 85.2 7.8 7.2 6.6 6.1 5.0 4.3 3.8 3.4 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.7
Mychal Thompson 84.6 8.2 6.9 6.1 5.4 5.3 5.2 4.7 4.6 4.4 3.7 2.6 2.1

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
1966-67 18 NMSTATE 20 160 386 59 88 405 379 .415 .670 19.0 20.3
1967-68 19 NMSTATE 29 175 373 89 123 337 439 .469 .724 15.1 11.6
1968-69 20 NMSTATE 29 188 435 83 133 435 459 .432 .624 15.8 15.0
1969-70 21 NMSTATE 31 231 499 88 138 493 550 .463 .638 17.7 15.9
Career 89 594 1307 260 394 1265 1448 .454 .660 16.3 14.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games
1975 NBA

MVP Award Shares
1974-75 NBA 0.013 (10)
Career 0.013 (155)

Games
1976-77 NBA 82 (3)
1978-79 NBA 82 (1)
1980-81 NBA 82 (3)

Minutes Played
1974-75 NBA 3378 (3)
1975-76 NBA 3083 (8)

Offensive Rebounds
1973-74 NBA 293 (6)

Defensive Rebounds
1973-74 NBA 762 (6)
1974-75 NBA 921 (1)
1975-76 NBA 806 (3)
Career NBA 5226 (56)
Career 5226 (62)

Total Rebounds
1973-74 NBA 1055 (6)
1974-75 NBA 1149 (2)
1975-76 NBA 1024 (5)
Career NBA 9687 (38)
Career 9687 (42)

Blocks
1973-74 NBA 184 (7)
1974-75 NBA 168 (7)
1975-76 NBA 134 (9)
Career NBA 1160 (56)
Career 1160 (58)

Personal Fouls
1972-73 NBA 283 (9)
1979-80 NBA 307 (10)
Career NBA 3473 (29)
Career 3473 (34)

Minutes Per Game
1974-75 NBA 41.7 (4)

Rebounds Per Game
1973-74 NBA 13.4 (7)
1974-75 NBA 14.2 (3)
1975-76 NBA 12.6 (5)
Career NBA 9.7 (57)
Career 9.7 (65)

Blocks Per Game
1973-74 NBA 2.3 (7)
1974-75 NBA 2.1 (7)
1975-76 NBA 1.7 (9)
Career NBA 1.5 (44)
Career 1.5 (46)

Defensive Rebound Pct
1973-74 NBA 25.7 (6)
1974-75 NBA 28.3 (1)
1975-76 NBA 27.0 (5)
Career NBA 23.8 (28)
Career 23.8 (29)

Total Rebound Pct
1973-74 NBA 17.8 (7)
1974-75 NBA 17.6 (8)
1975-76 NBA 17.0 (10)
Career NBA 15.7 (69)
Career 15.7 (78)

Block Pct
1973-74 NBA 3.1 (9)
1974-75 NBA 2.7 (9)
Career NBA 2.7 (74)
Career 2.7 (82)

Defensive Rating
1974-75 NBA 91.5 (5)
1978-79 NBA 98.3 (8)
1979-80 NBA 97.3 (2)
Career NBA 96.4 (8)
Career 96.4 (8)

Defensive Win Shares
1974-75 NBA 6.3 (3)
1975-76 NBA 4.7 (8)
1978-79 NBA 4.5 (5)
1979-80 NBA 4.8 (7)
Career NBA 41.9 (74)
Career 41.9 (79)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.006 (343)

NBA Elo Player Rating
340th (overall) as of Sep 22, 2014, 11:34AM

 

Transactions

March 23, 1970: Drafted by the Cincinnati Royals in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1970 NBA Draft.

November 12, 1981: Traded by the Kansas City Kings to the New Jersey Nets for Mike Woodson and a 1982 1st round draft pick (Brook Steppe was later selected). Kansas City received the earlier of two 1st round draft picks in 1982 (both owned by New Jersey).

December 6, 1982: Signed as a veteran free agent with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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