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Paul Long

Paul Richard Long

Position: Shooting Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 180 lbs.
Born: February 8, 1944 in Louisville, Kentucky
High School: Waggener in Louisville, Kentucky
College: Wake Forest University
Draft: Detroit Pistons, 5th round (2nd pick, 45th overall), 1967 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 17, 1967 ▪ ABA Debut: December 6, 1968

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
1967-68 23 DET NBA SG 16 93 23 51 .451 23 51 .451 11 15 .733 15 12 13 57
1968-69 24 KEN ABA SG 9 82 9 40 .225 0 0 9 40 .225 17 21 .810 5 4 9 12 15 21 35
1969-70 25 DET NBA SG 25 130 28 62 .452 28 62 .452 27 38 .711 11 17 22 83
1970-71 26 BUF NBA SG 30 213 57 120 .475 57 120 .475 20 24 .833 31 25 23 134
Career TOT 80 518 117 273 .429 0 0 117 273 .429 75 98 .765 5 4 66 66 15 79 309
NBA 71 436 108 233 .464 108 233 .464 58 77 .753 57 54 58 274
ABA 9 82 9 40 .225 0 0 9 40 .225 17 21 .810 5 4 9 12 15 21 35
2 seasons DET NBA 41 223 51 113 .451 51 113 .451 38 53 .717 26 29 35 140
1 season BUF NBA 30 213 57 120 .475 57 120 .475 20 24 .833 31 25 23 134
1 season KEN ABA 9 82 9 40 .225 0 0 9 40 .225 17 21 .810 5 4 9 12 15 21 35

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
1967-68 23 DET NBA SG 16 5.8 1.4 3.2 .451 1.4 3.2 .451 0.7 0.9 .733 0.9 0.8 0.8 3.6
1968-69 24 KEN ABA SG 9 9.1 1.0 4.4 .225 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.4 .225 1.9 2.3 .810 0.6 0.4 1.0 1.3 1.7 2.3 3.9
1969-70 25 DET NBA SG 25 5.2 1.1 2.5 .452 1.1 2.5 .452 1.1 1.5 .711 0.4 0.7 0.9 3.3
1970-71 26 BUF NBA SG 30 7.1 1.9 4.0 .475 1.9 4.0 .475 0.7 0.8 .833 1.0 0.8 0.8 4.5
Career TOT 80 6.5 1.5 3.4 .429 0.0 0.0 1.5 3.4 .429 0.9 1.2 .765 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.8 1.7 1.0 3.9
NBA 71 6.1 1.5 3.3 .464 1.5 3.3 .464 0.8 1.1 .753 0.8 0.8 0.8 3.9
ABA 9 9.1 1.0 4.4 .225 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.4 .225 1.9 2.3 .810 0.6 0.4 1.0 1.3 1.7 2.3 3.9
2 seasons DET NBA 41 5.4 1.2 2.8 .451 1.2 2.8 .451 0.9 1.3 .717 0.6 0.7 0.9 3.4
1 season BUF NBA 30 7.1 1.9 4.0 .475 1.9 4.0 .475 0.7 0.8 .833 1.0 0.8 0.8 4.5
1 season KEN ABA 9 9.1 1.0 4.4 .225 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.4 .225 1.9 2.3 .810 0.6 0.4 1.0 1.3 1.7 2.3 3.9

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
1967-68 23 DET NBA SG 16 93 8.9 19.7 .451 8.9 19.7 .451 4.3 5.8 .733 5.8 4.6 5.0 22.1
1968-69 24 KEN ABA SG 9 82 4.0 17.6 .225 0.0 0.0 4.0 17.6 .225 7.5 9.2 .810 2.2 1.8 4.0 5.3 6.6 9.2 15.4
1969-70 25 DET NBA SG 25 130 7.8 17.2 .452 7.8 17.2 .452 7.5 10.5 .711 3.0 4.7 6.1 23.0
1970-71 26 BUF NBA SG 30 213 9.6 20.3 .475 9.6 20.3 .475 3.4 4.1 .833 5.2 4.2 3.9 22.6
Career TOT 80 518 8.1 19.0 .429 0.0 0.0 8.1 19.0 .429 5.2 6.8 .765 2.2 1.8 4.6 4.6 6.6 5.5 21.5
NBA 71 436 8.9 19.2 .464 8.9 19.2 .464 4.8 6.4 .753 4.7 4.5 4.8 22.6
ABA 9 82 4.0 17.6 .225 0.0 0.0 4.0 17.6 .225 7.5 9.2 .810 2.2 1.8 4.0 5.3 6.6 9.2 15.4
2 seasons DET NBA 41 223 8.2 18.2 .451 8.2 18.2 .451 6.1 8.6 .717 4.2 4.7 5.7 22.6
1 season BUF NBA 30 213 9.6 20.3 .475 9.6 20.3 .475 3.4 4.1 .833 5.2 4.2 3.9 22.6
1 season KEN ABA 9 82 4.0 17.6 .225 0.0 0.0 4.0 17.6 .225 7.5 9.2 .810 2.2 1.8 4.0 5.3 6.6 9.2 15.4

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
1967-68 23 DET NBA SG 16 93 16.6 .495 .451 .294 18.4 0.1 0.1 0.2 .095
1968-69 24 KEN ABA SG 9 82 -0.7 .355 .225 .525 .000 4.8 19.9 23.3 29.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.102
1969-70 25 DET NBA SG 25 130 16.9 .527 .452 .613 19.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 .110
1970-71 26 BUF NBA SG 30 213 18.4 .513 .475 .200 6.6 19.7 0.4 0.1 0.5 .118
Career TOT 80 518 14.7 .489 .429 .359 .000 6.1 19.4 23.3 29.0 0.5 0.4 0.8 .077
NBA 71 436 17.5 .513 .464 .330 6.6 19.2 0.8 0.3 1.0 .111
ABA 9 82 -0.7 .355 .225 .525 .000 4.8 19.9 23.3 29.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.102
2 seasons DET NBA 41 223 16.8 .513 .451 .469 18.8 0.4 0.1 0.5 .104
1 season BUF NBA 30 213 18.4 .513 .475 .200 6.6 19.7 0.4 0.1 0.5 .118
1 season KEN ABA 9 82 -0.7 .355 .225 .525 .000 4.8 19.9 23.3 29.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.102

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
1967-68 23 DET NBA SG 1 4 3 3 1.000 3 3 1.000 0 0 0 1 1 6
Career NBA 1 4 3 3 1.000 3 3 1.000 0 0 0 1 1 6
1 season DET NBA 1 4 3 3 1.000 3 3 1.000 0 0 0 1 1 6

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
1967-68 23 DET NBA SG 1 4.0 3.0 3.0 1.000 3.0 3.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 6.0
Career NBA 1 4.0 3.0 3.0 1.000 3.0 3.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 6.0
1 season DET NBA 1 4.0 3.0 3.0 1.000 3.0 3.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 6.0

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
1967-68 23 DET NBA SG 1 4 27.0 27.0 1.000 27.0 27.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 54.0
Career NBA 1 4 27.0 27.0 1.000 27.0 27.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 54.0
1 season DET NBA 1 4 27.0 27.0 1.000 27.0 27.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 9.0 54.0

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
1967-68 23 DET NBA SG 1 4 60.6 1.000 1.000 .000 100.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.177
Career NBA 1 4 60.6 1.000 1.000 .000 100.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.177
1 season DET NBA 1 4 60.6 1.000 1.000 .000 100.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 1.177

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 4 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4
Paul Long 0.5 0.3 0.2 -0.2
Corey Gaines 80.0 0.6 0.3 0.2 -0.1
Jermaine Jackson 70.5 0.6 0.2 0.2 -0.2
Pete Myers 68.0 0.5 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Darrin Hancock 66.6 0.5 0.4 0.2
Terry Duerod 65.4 0.7 0.2 0.2 -0.2
Kennard Winchester 62.4 0.5 0.4 0.3
Delaney Rudd 60.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 -0.3
Laron Profit 55.7 0.4 0.3 0.3 -0.3
Pace Mannion 52.9 0.9 0.4 0.2 -0.2
Anthony Jones 50.8 0.5 0.3 0.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Paul Long 0.5 0.3 0.2 -0.2
Darrin Hancock 66.6 0.5 0.4 0.2
Terry Duerod 65.4 0.7 0.2 0.2 -0.2
Kennard Winchester 62.4 0.5 0.4 0.3
Corey Gaines 60.5 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1
Delaney Rudd 60.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 -0.3
Gus Bailey 57.8 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Laron Profit 55.7 0.4 0.3 0.3 -0.3
Anthony Jones 50.8 0.5 0.3 0.0
Connie Norman 49.8 0.8 0.2 0.2
James White 49.0 0.5 0.3 0.0

Transactions

May 3, 1967: Drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 5th round (45th pick) of the 1967 NBA Draft.

May 6, 1968: Drafted by the Phoenix Suns from the Detroit Pistons in the NBA expansion draft.

October 12, 1968: Signed as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons.

May 11, 1970: Drafted by the Buffalo Braves from the Detroit Pistons in the NBA expansion draft.

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