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Don May

Donald John May (Donnie)

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-4 ▪ Weight: 200 lbs.
Born: January 3, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio
High School: Belmont in Dayton, Ohio
College: University of Dayton
Draft: New York Knicks, 3rd round (8th pick, 30th overall), 1968 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 15, 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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 48 560 81 223 .363 81 223 .363 42 58 .724 114 35 64 204
1969-70 24 NYK NBA SF 37 238 39 101 .386 39 101 .386 18 19 .947 52 17 42 96
1970-71 25 BUF NBA SF 76 2666 629 1336 .471 629 1336 .471 277 350 .791 567 150 219 1535
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 75 1285 234 476 .492 234 476 .492 126 164 .768 217 55 133 594
1972-73 27 TOT NBA SF 58 919 189 424 .446 189 424 .446 75 93 .806 210 64 135 453
1972-73 27 ATL NBA SF 32 317 61 134 .455 61 134 .455 22 31 .710 67 21 55 144
1972-73 27 PHI NBA SF 26 602 128 290 .441 128 290 .441 53 62 .855 143 43 80 309
1973-74 28 PHI NBA SF 56 812 152 367 .414 152 367 .414 89 102 .873 25 111 136 63 25 8 137 393
1974-75 29 KCO NBA SF 29 139 27 54 .500 27 54 .500 10 12 .833 4 9 13 5 4 2 21 64
Career NBA 379 6619 1351 2981 .453 1351 2981 .453 637 798 .798 29 120 1309 389 29 10 751 3339
2 seasons ATL NBA 107 1602 295 610 .484 295 610 .484 148 195 .759 284 76 188 738
2 seasons NYK NBA 85 798 120 324 .370 120 324 .370 60 77 .779 166 52 106 300
2 seasons PHI NBA 82 1414 280 657 .426 280 657 .426 142 164 .866 25 111 279 106 25 8 217 702
1 season BUF NBA 76 2666 629 1336 .471 629 1336 .471 277 350 .791 567 150 219 1535
1 season KCO NBA 29 139 27 54 .500 27 54 .500 10 12 .833 4 9 13 5 4 2 21 64

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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 48 11.7 1.7 4.6 .363 1.7 4.6 .363 0.9 1.2 .724 2.4 0.7 1.3 4.3
1969-70 24 NYK NBA SF 37 6.4 1.1 2.7 .386 1.1 2.7 .386 0.5 0.5 .947 1.4 0.5 1.1 2.6
1970-71 25 BUF NBA SF 76 35.1 8.3 17.6 .471 8.3 17.6 .471 3.6 4.6 .791 7.5 2.0 2.9 20.2
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 75 17.1 3.1 6.3 .492 3.1 6.3 .492 1.7 2.2 .768 2.9 0.7 1.8 7.9
1972-73 27 TOT NBA SF 58 15.8 3.3 7.3 .446 3.3 7.3 .446 1.3 1.6 .806 3.6 1.1 2.3 7.8
1972-73 27 ATL NBA SF 32 9.9 1.9 4.2 .455 1.9 4.2 .455 0.7 1.0 .710 2.1 0.7 1.7 4.5
1972-73 27 PHI NBA SF 26 23.2 4.9 11.2 .441 4.9 11.2 .441 2.0 2.4 .855 5.5 1.7 3.1 11.9
1973-74 28 PHI NBA SF 56 14.5 2.7 6.6 .414 2.7 6.6 .414 1.6 1.8 .873 0.4 2.0 2.4 1.1 0.4 0.1 2.4 7.0
1974-75 29 KCO NBA SF 29 4.8 0.9 1.9 .500 0.9 1.9 .500 0.3 0.4 .833 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.7 2.2
Career NBA 379 17.5 3.6 7.9 .453 3.6 7.9 .453 1.7 2.1 .798 0.3 1.4 3.5 1.0 0.3 0.1 2.0 8.8
2 seasons ATL NBA 107 15.0 2.8 5.7 .484 2.8 5.7 .484 1.4 1.8 .759 2.7 0.7 1.8 6.9
2 seasons NYK NBA 85 9.4 1.4 3.8 .370 1.4 3.8 .370 0.7 0.9 .779 2.0 0.6 1.2 3.5
2 seasons PHI NBA 82 17.2 3.4 8.0 .426 3.4 8.0 .426 1.7 2.0 .866 0.4 2.0 3.4 1.3 0.4 0.1 2.6 8.6
1 season BUF NBA 76 35.1 8.3 17.6 .471 8.3 17.6 .471 3.6 4.6 .791 7.5 2.0 2.9 20.2
1 season KCO NBA 29 4.8 0.9 1.9 .500 0.9 1.9 .500 0.3 0.4 .833 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.7 2.2

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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 48 560 5.2 14.3 .363 5.2 14.3 .363 2.7 3.7 .724 7.3 2.3 4.1 13.1
1969-70 24 NYK NBA SF 37 238 5.9 15.3 .386 5.9 15.3 .386 2.7 2.9 .947 7.9 2.6 6.4 14.5
1970-71 25 BUF NBA SF 76 2666 8.5 18.0 .471 8.5 18.0 .471 3.7 4.7 .791 7.7 2.0 3.0 20.7
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 75 1285 6.6 13.3 .492 6.6 13.3 .492 3.5 4.6 .768 6.1 1.5 3.7 16.6
1972-73 27 TOT NBA SF 58 919 7.4 16.6 .446 7.4 16.6 .446 2.9 3.6 .806 8.2 2.5 5.3 17.7
1972-73 27 ATL NBA SF 32 317 6.9 15.2 .455 6.9 15.2 .455 2.5 3.5 .710 7.6 2.4 6.2 16.4
1972-73 27 PHI NBA SF 26 602 7.7 17.3 .441 7.7 17.3 .441 3.2 3.7 .855 8.6 2.6 4.8 18.5
1973-74 28 PHI NBA SF 56 812 6.7 16.3 .414 6.7 16.3 .414 3.9 4.5 .873 1.1 4.9 6.0 2.8 1.1 0.4 6.1 17.4
1974-75 29 KCO NBA SF 29 139 7.0 14.0 .500 7.0 14.0 .500 2.6 3.1 .833 1.0 2.3 3.4 1.3 1.0 0.5 5.4 16.6
Career NBA 379 6619 7.3 16.2 .453 7.3 16.2 .453 3.5 4.3 .798 1.1 4.5 7.1 2.1 1.1 0.4 4.1 18.2
2 seasons ATL NBA 107 1602 6.6 13.7 .484 6.6 13.7 .484 3.3 4.4 .759 6.4 1.7 4.2 16.6
2 seasons NYK NBA 85 798 5.4 14.6 .370 5.4 14.6 .370 2.7 3.5 .779 7.5 2.3 4.8 13.5
2 seasons PHI NBA 82 1414 7.1 16.7 .426 7.1 16.7 .426 3.6 4.2 .866 1.1 4.9 7.1 2.7 1.1 0.4 5.5 17.9
1 season BUF NBA 76 2666 8.5 18.0 .471 8.5 18.0 .471 3.7 4.7 .791 7.7 2.0 3.0 20.7
1 season KCO NBA 29 139 7.0 14.0 .500 7.0 14.0 .500 2.6 3.1 .833 1.0 2.3 3.4 1.3 1.0 0.5 5.4 16.6

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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 48 560 .363 14.3 .363 .724
1969-70 24 NYK NBA SF 37 238 .386 15.3 .386 .947
1970-71 25 BUF NBA SF 76 2666 .471 18.0 .471 .791
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 75 1285 .492 13.3 .492 .768
1972-73 27 TOT NBA SF 58 919 .446 16.6 .446 .806
1972-73 27 ATL NBA SF 32 317 .455 15.2 .455 .710
1972-73 27 PHI NBA SF 26 602 .441 17.3 .441 .855
1973-74 28 PHI NBA SF 56 812 8.3 20.0 .414 8.3 16.3 .414 4.9 5.6 .873 1.4 6.1 7.4 3.4 1.4 0.4 7.5 21.4
1974-75 29 KCO NBA SF 29 139 8.9 17.9 .500 8.9 14.0 .500 3.3 4.0 .833 1.3 3.0 4.3 1.7 1.3 0.7 6.9 21.2
Career NBA 379 6619 8.4 19.7 .453 63.3 139.6 .453 29.8 37.4 .798 1.4 5.6 61.3 3.2 1.4 0.5 35.2 156.4
2 seasons ATL NBA 107 1602 .484 .484 .759
2 seasons NYK NBA 85 798 .370 .370 .779
2 seasons PHI NBA 82 1414 8.3 20.0 .426 15.3 35.9 .426 7.7 8.9 .866 1.4 6.1 15.2 3.4 1.4 0.4 11.8 38.3
1 season BUF NBA 76 2666 .471 .471 .791
1 season KCO NBA 29 139 8.9 17.9 .500 8.9 17.9 .500 3.3 4.0 .833 1.3 3.0 4.3 1.7 1.3 0.7 6.9 21.2

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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 48 560 9.2 .410 .363 .260 8.2 -0.6 0.6 0.0 .002
1969-70 24 NYK NBA SF 37 238 9.8 .439 .386 .188 8.9 -0.2 0.4 0.2 .047
1970-71 25 BUF NBA SF 76 2666 17.1 .515 .471 .262 9.7 9.0 4.5 1.7 6.1 .110
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 75 1285 13.6 .542 .492 .345 8.2 6.1 2.3 0.6 2.9 .110
1972-73 27 TOT NBA SF 58 919 14.1 .487 .446 .219 10.4 10.1 0.7 0.6 1.3 .067
1972-73 27 ATL NBA SF 32 317 12.0 .488 .455 .231 10.1 8.9 0.2 0.2 0.5 .071
1972-73 27 PHI NBA SF 26 602 15.2 .487 .441 .214 10.6 10.7 0.5 0.3 0.8 .065
1973-74 28 PHI NBA SF 56 812 12.5 .477 .414 .278 2.8 13.7 8.0 11.8 1.4 0.5 100 -0.1 0.6 0.5 .029
1974-75 29 KCO NBA SF 29 139 12.2 .540 .500 .222 3.0 6.7 4.9 5.7 1.3 0.8 100 0.2 0.1 0.3 .088
Career NBA 379 6619 14.4 .501 .453 .268 2.9 12.7 9.1 8.8 1.4 0.5 100 6.7 4.6 11.4 .082
2 seasons ATL NBA 107 1602 13.3 .530 .484 .320 8.6 6.7 2.6 0.9 3.4 .102
2 seasons NYK NBA 85 798 9.4 .419 .370 .238 8.4 -0.8 1.1 0.3 .015
2 seasons PHI NBA 82 1414 13.6 .481 .426 .250 2.8 13.7 9.1 11.3 1.4 0.5 100 0.3 1.0 1.3 .045
1 season BUF NBA 76 2666 17.1 .515 .471 .262 9.7 9.0 4.5 1.7 6.1 .110
1 season KCO NBA 29 139 12.2 .540 .500 .222 3.0 6.7 4.9 5.7 1.3 0.8 100 0.2 0.1 0.3 .088

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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 9 88 9 30 .300 9 30 .300 7 9 .778 23 8 7 25
1969-70 ❍ 24 NYK NBA SF 2 7 2 3 .667 2 3 .667 0 0 0 0 2 4
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 3 31 3 9 .333 3 9 .333 6 8 .750 8 1 3 12
Career NBA 14 126 14 42 .333 14 42 .333 13 17 .765 31 9 12 41
2 seasons NYK NBA 11 95 11 33 .333 11 33 .333 7 9 .778 23 8 9 29
1 season ATL NBA 3 31 3 9 .333 3 9 .333 6 8 .750 8 1 3 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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 9 9.8 1.0 3.3 .300 1.0 3.3 .300 0.8 1.0 .778 2.6 0.9 0.8 2.8
1969-70 ❍ 24 NYK NBA SF 2 3.5 1.0 1.5 .667 1.0 1.5 .667 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 3 10.3 1.0 3.0 .333 1.0 3.0 .333 2.0 2.7 .750 2.7 0.3 1.0 4.0
Career NBA 14 9.0 1.0 3.0 .333 1.0 3.0 .333 0.9 1.2 .765 2.2 0.6 0.9 2.9
2 seasons NYK NBA 11 8.6 1.0 3.0 .333 1.0 3.0 .333 0.6 0.8 .778 2.1 0.7 0.8 2.6
1 season ATL NBA 3 10.3 1.0 3.0 .333 1.0 3.0 .333 2.0 2.7 .750 2.7 0.3 1.0 4.0

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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 9 88 3.7 12.3 .300 3.7 12.3 .300 2.9 3.7 .778 9.4 3.3 2.9 10.2
1969-70 ❍ 24 NYK NBA SF 2 7 10.3 15.4 .667 10.3 15.4 .667 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.3 20.6
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 3 31 3.5 10.5 .333 3.5 10.5 .333 7.0 9.3 .750 9.3 1.2 3.5 13.9
Career NBA 14 126 4.0 12.0 .333 4.0 12.0 .333 3.7 4.9 .765 8.9 2.6 3.4 11.7
2 seasons NYK NBA 11 95 4.2 12.5 .333 4.2 12.5 .333 2.7 3.4 .778 8.7 3.0 3.4 11.0
1 season ATL NBA 3 31 3.5 10.5 .333 3.5 10.5 .333 7.0 9.3 .750 9.3 1.2 3.5 13.9

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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 9 88 .300 12.3 .300 .778
1969-70 ❍ 24 NYK NBA SF 2 7 .667 15.4 .667
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 3 31 .333 10.5 .333 .750
Career NBA 14 126 .333 .333 .765
2 seasons NYK NBA 11 95 .333 .333 .778
1 season ATL NBA 3 31 .333 .333 .750

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
1968-69 23 NYK NBA SF 9 88 9.8 .368 .300 .300 11.7 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.014
1969-70 ❍ 24 NYK NBA SF 2 7 12.4 .667 .667 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .257
1971-72 26 ATL NBA SF 3 31 11.5 .479 .333 .889 12.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .033
Career NBA 14 126 10.4 .414 .333 .405 12.0 9.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .013
2 seasons NYK NBA 11 95 10.0 .392 .333 .273 10.8 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .006
1 season ATL NBA 3 31 11.5 .479 .333 .889 12.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .033

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 7 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Don May 6.1 2.9 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.0
DeMarre Carroll 85.3 5.8 3.1 0.5 0.5 0.1
Landry Fields 81.6 5.3 3.4 1.1 0.4
P.J. Tucker 80.8 6.1 2.9 0.1
Brian Cardinal 80.2 7.2 3.5 0.9 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0
Travis Grant 79.9 5.6 4.1 1.5 0.5
Larry Stewart 79.6 4.7 2.9 1.6 0.5 0.1
Fabricio Oberto 79.2 6.1 4.1 1.7 1.1 0.6 0.0
Don MacLean 76.5 5.6 1.5 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.2 -0.2
Tony Campbell 76.4 5.3 3.7 1.4 1.1 0.4 0.4 -0.3
Wah Wah Jones 76.2 5.9 2.1 0.8
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Don May 6.1 2.9 1.3 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.0
DeMarre Carroll 85.3 5.8 3.1 0.5 0.5 0.1
Landry Fields 81.6 5.3 3.4 1.1 0.4
P.J. Tucker 80.8 6.1 2.9 0.1
Travis Grant 79.9 5.6 4.1 1.5 0.5
Larry Stewart 79.6 4.7 2.9 1.6 0.5 0.1
Fabricio Oberto 79.2 6.1 4.1 1.7 1.1 0.6 0.0
Wah Wah Jones 76.2 5.9 2.1 0.8
Don MacLean 75.7 5.6 1.5 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Markieff Morris 75.4 6.4 1.7 1.5
Gerald Green 75.3 6.1 1.6 1.3 1.2 0.5 0.0 -0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1967-68 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1970 New York Knicks (NBA)

Transactions

June 4, 1968: Drafted by the New York Knicks in the 3rd round (30th pick) of the 1968 NBA Draft.

May 11, 1970: Drafted by the Buffalo Braves from the New York Knicks in the NBA expansion draft.

July 26, 1971: Traded by the Buffalo Braves with Herm Gilliam to the Atlanta Hawks for Mahdi Abdul-Rahman and Jerry Chambers.

February 1, 1973: Traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the Philadelphia 76ers for Dale Schlueter. Schlueter was sent to Atlanta to complete the trade on April 18, 1973.

October 3, 1974: Waived by the Philadelphia 76ers.

October 16, 1974: Signed as a free agent with the Kansas City-Omaha Kings.

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