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Dick McGuire

Richard Joseph McGuire (Tricky Dick, Dick the Knick)

Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-0 ▪ Weight: 180 lbs.
Born: January 25, 1926 in Huntington, New York
Died: February 3, 2010
High School: La Salle Academy in New York, New York
College: St. John's University
Draft: New York Knicks, 1st round (7th pick, 7th overall), 1949 BAA Draft
NBA Debut: November 1, 1949
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1993 (Full List)
As Coach: 7 Yrs, 197-260, .431 W-L% (Full Record)
Relatives: Brother of Alfred McGuire; Uncle of Allie McGuire

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Oct 21, 2014 7:17 AM

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
1949-50 24 NYK NBA PG 68 190 563 .337 190 563 .337 204 313 .652 386 160 584
1950-51 ★ 25 NYK NBA PG 64 179 482 .371 179 482 .371 179 276 .649 334 400 154 537
1951-52 ★ 26 NYK NBA PG 64 2018 204 474 .430 204 474 .430 183 290 .631 332 388 181 591
1952-53 27 NYK NBA PG 61 1783 142 373 .381 142 373 .381 153 269 .569 280 296 172 437
1953-54 ★ 28 NYK NBA PG 68 2343 201 493 .408 201 493 .408 220 345 .638 310 354 199 622
1954-55 ★ 29 NYK NBA PG 71 2310 226 581 .389 226 581 .389 195 303 .644 322 542 143 647
1955-56 ★ 30 NYK NBA PG 62 1685 152 438 .347 152 438 .347 121 193 .627 220 362 146 425
1956-57 31 NYK NBA PG 72 1191 140 366 .383 140 366 .383 105 163 .644 146 222 103 385
1957-58 ★ 32 DET NBA PG 69 2311 203 544 .373 203 544 .373 150 225 .667 291 454 178 556
1958-59 ★ 33 DET NBA PG 71 2063 232 543 .427 232 543 .427 191 258 .740 285 443 147 655
1959-60 34 DET NBA PG 68 1466 179 402 .445 179 402 .445 124 201 .617 264 358 112 482
Career NBA 738 17170 2048 5259 .389 2048 5259 .389 1825 2836 .644 2784 4205 1695 5921
8 seasons NYK NBA 530 11330 1434 3770 .380 1434 3770 .380 1360 2152 .632 1944 2950 1258 4228
3 seasons DET NBA 208 5840 614 1489 .412 614 1489 .412 465 684 .680 840 1255 437 1693

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
1949-50 24 NYK NBA PG 68 2.8 8.3 .337 2.8 8.3 .337 3.0 4.6 .652 5.7 2.4 8.6
1950-51 ★ 25 NYK NBA PG 64 2.8 7.5 .371 2.8 7.5 .371 2.8 4.3 .649 5.2 6.3 2.4 8.4
1951-52 ★ 26 NYK NBA PG 64 31.5 3.2 7.4 .430 3.2 7.4 .430 2.9 4.5 .631 5.2 6.1 2.8 9.2
1952-53 27 NYK NBA PG 61 29.2 2.3 6.1 .381 2.3 6.1 .381 2.5 4.4 .569 4.6 4.9 2.8 7.2
1953-54 ★ 28 NYK NBA PG 68 34.5 3.0 7.3 .408 3.0 7.3 .408 3.2 5.1 .638 4.6 5.2 2.9 9.1
1954-55 ★ 29 NYK NBA PG 71 32.5 3.2 8.2 .389 3.2 8.2 .389 2.7 4.3 .644 4.5 7.6 2.0 9.1
1955-56 ★ 30 NYK NBA PG 62 27.2 2.5 7.1 .347 2.5 7.1 .347 2.0 3.1 .627 3.5 5.8 2.4 6.9
1956-57 31 NYK NBA PG 72 16.5 1.9 5.1 .383 1.9 5.1 .383 1.5 2.3 .644 2.0 3.1 1.4 5.3
1957-58 ★ 32 DET NBA PG 69 33.5 2.9 7.9 .373 2.9 7.9 .373 2.2 3.3 .667 4.2 6.6 2.6 8.1
1958-59 ★ 33 DET NBA PG 71 29.1 3.3 7.6 .427 3.3 7.6 .427 2.7 3.6 .740 4.0 6.2 2.1 9.2
1959-60 34 DET NBA PG 68 21.6 2.6 5.9 .445 2.6 5.9 .445 1.8 3.0 .617 3.9 5.3 1.6 7.1
Career NBA 738 28.3 2.8 7.1 .389 2.8 7.1 .389 2.5 3.8 .644 4.2 5.7 2.3 8.0
8 seasons NYK NBA 530 28.5 2.7 7.1 .380 2.7 7.1 .380 2.6 4.1 .632 4.2 5.6 2.4 8.0
3 seasons DET NBA 208 28.1 3.0 7.2 .412 3.0 7.2 .412 2.2 3.3 .680 4.0 6.0 2.1 8.1

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
1949-50 24 NYK NBA PG 68 .337 .337 .652
1950-51 ★ 25 NYK NBA PG 64 .371 .371 .649
1951-52 ★ 26 NYK NBA PG 64 2018 3.6 8.5 .430 3.6 8.5 .430 3.3 5.2 .631 5.9 6.9 3.2 10.5
1952-53 27 NYK NBA PG 61 1783 2.9 7.5 .381 2.9 7.5 .381 3.1 5.4 .569 5.7 6.0 3.5 8.8
1953-54 ★ 28 NYK NBA PG 68 2343 3.1 7.6 .408 3.1 7.6 .408 3.4 5.3 .638 4.8 5.4 3.1 9.6
1954-55 ★ 29 NYK NBA PG 71 2310 3.5 9.1 .389 3.5 9.1 .389 3.0 4.7 .644 5.0 8.4 2.2 10.1
1955-56 ★ 30 NYK NBA PG 62 1685 3.2 9.4 .347 3.2 9.4 .347 2.6 4.1 .627 4.7 7.7 3.1 9.1
1956-57 31 NYK NBA PG 72 1191 4.2 11.1 .383 4.2 11.1 .383 3.2 4.9 .644 4.4 6.7 3.1 11.6
1957-58 ★ 32 DET NBA PG 69 2311 3.2 8.5 .373 3.2 8.5 .373 2.3 3.5 .667 4.5 7.1 2.8 8.7
1958-59 ★ 33 DET NBA PG 71 2063 4.0 9.5 .427 4.0 9.5 .427 3.3 4.5 .740 5.0 7.7 2.6 11.4
1959-60 34 DET NBA PG 68 1466 4.4 9.9 .445 4.4 9.9 .445 3.0 4.9 .617 6.5 8.8 2.8 11.8
Career NBA 738 17170 3.5 8.8 .389 4.3 11.0 .389 3.0 4.7 .644 5.1 7.2 2.9 10.1
8 seasons NYK NBA 530 11330 3.4 8.7 .380 4.6 12.0 .380 3.1 5.0 .632 5.1 6.9 3.0 9.9
3 seasons DET NBA 208 5840 3.8 9.2 .412 3.8 9.2 .412 2.9 4.2 .680 5.2 7.7 2.7 10.4

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
1949-50 24 NYK NBA PG 68 .417 .337 .556 3.4 1.9 5.3
1950-51 ★ 25 NYK NBA PG 64 .445 .371 .573 3.3 1.2 4.5
1951-52 ★ 26 NYK NBA PG 64 2018 18.9 .491 .430 .612 4.7 1.9 6.6 .157
1952-53 27 NYK NBA PG 61 1783 15.5 .445 .381 .721 1.9 2.7 4.7 .125
1953-54 ★ 28 NYK NBA PG 68 2343 16.0 .482 .408 .700 4.6 1.7 6.3 .129
1954-55 ★ 29 NYK NBA PG 71 2310 16.8 .453 .389 .522 2.7 2.6 5.3 .110
1955-56 ★ 30 NYK NBA PG 62 1685 12.7 .406 .347 .441 0.2 1.2 1.3 .038
1956-57 31 NYK NBA PG 72 1191 14.2 .440 .383 .445 1.1 1.0 2.1 .084
1957-58 ★ 32 DET NBA PG 69 2311 12.2 .432 .373 .414 1.6 2.3 4.0 .082
1958-59 ★ 33 DET NBA PG 71 2063 16.5 .499 .427 .475 3.8 3.1 6.9 .160
1959-60 34 DET NBA PG 68 1466 16.4 .491 .445 .500 2.3 1.7 4.0 .131
Career NBA 738 17170 15.5 .455 .389 .539 29.6 21.2 50.9 .115
8 seasons NYK NBA 530 11330 15.9 .448 .380 .571 21.9 14.2 36.1 .111
3 seasons DET NBA 208 5840 14.8 .473 .412 .459 7.8 7.0 14.8 .122

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
1949-50 24 NYK NBA PG 5 22 52 .423 22 52 .423 19 26 .731 27 21 63
1950-51 25 NYK NBA PG 14 25 80 .313 25 80 .313 24 53 .453 83 78 50 74
1951-52 26 NYK NBA PG 14 546 48 107 .449 48 107 .449 49 86 .570 71 90 46 145
1952-53 27 NYK NBA PG 11 360 24 59 .407 24 59 .407 35 55 .636 63 70 25 83
1953-54 28 NYK NBA PG 4 68 4 16 .250 4 16 .250 3 5 .600 4 5 12 11
1954-55 29 NYK NBA PG 3 75 6 19 .316 6 19 .316 8 12 .667 9 12 7 20
1957-58 32 DET NBA PG 7 236 25 60 .417 25 60 .417 17 24 .708 33 40 13 67
1958-59 33 DET NBA PG 3 109 20 32 .625 20 32 .625 7 11 .636 17 19 10 47
1959-60 34 DET NBA PG 2 42 5 12 .417 5 12 .417 1 3 .333 4 9 3 11
Career NBA 63 1436 179 437 .410 179 437 .410 163 275 .593 284 350 187 521
6 seasons NYK NBA 51 1049 129 333 .387 129 333 .387 138 237 .582 230 282 161 396
3 seasons DET NBA 12 387 50 104 .481 50 104 .481 25 38 .658 54 68 26 125

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
1949-50 24 NYK NBA PG 5 4.4 10.4 .423 4.4 10.4 .423 3.8 5.2 .731 5.4 4.2 12.6
1950-51 25 NYK NBA PG 14 1.8 5.7 .313 1.8 5.7 .313 1.7 3.8 .453 5.9 5.6 3.6 5.3
1951-52 26 NYK NBA PG 14 39.0 3.4 7.6 .449 3.4 7.6 .449 3.5 6.1 .570 5.1 6.4 3.3 10.4
1952-53 27 NYK NBA PG 11 32.7 2.2 5.4 .407 2.2 5.4 .407 3.2 5.0 .636 5.7 6.4 2.3 7.5
1953-54 28 NYK NBA PG 4 17.0 1.0 4.0 .250 1.0 4.0 .250 0.8 1.3 .600 1.0 1.3 3.0 2.8
1954-55 29 NYK NBA PG 3 25.0 2.0 6.3 .316 2.0 6.3 .316 2.7 4.0 .667 3.0 4.0 2.3 6.7
1957-58 32 DET NBA PG 7 33.7 3.6 8.6 .417 3.6 8.6 .417 2.4 3.4 .708 4.7 5.7 1.9 9.6
1958-59 33 DET NBA PG 3 36.3 6.7 10.7 .625 6.7 10.7 .625 2.3 3.7 .636 5.7 6.3 3.3 15.7
1959-60 34 DET NBA PG 2 21.0 2.5 6.0 .417 2.5 6.0 .417 0.5 1.5 .333 2.0 4.5 1.5 5.5
Career NBA 63 32.6 2.8 6.9 .410 2.8 6.9 .410 2.6 4.4 .593 4.9 5.6 3.0 8.3
6 seasons NYK NBA 51 32.8 2.5 6.5 .387 2.5 6.5 .387 2.7 4.6 .582 5.0 5.5 3.2 7.8
3 seasons DET NBA 12 32.3 4.2 8.7 .481 4.2 8.7 .481 2.1 3.2 .658 4.5 5.7 2.2 10.4

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
1949-50 24 NYK NBA PG 5 .423 .423 .731
1950-51 25 NYK NBA PG 14 .313 .313 .453
1951-52 26 NYK NBA PG 14 546 3.2 7.1 .449 3.2 7.1 .449 3.2 5.7 .570 4.7 5.9 3.0 9.6
1952-53 27 NYK NBA PG 11 360 2.4 5.9 .407 2.4 5.9 .407 3.5 5.5 .636 6.3 7.0 2.5 8.3
1953-54 28 NYK NBA PG 4 68 2.1 8.5 .250 2.1 8.5 .250 1.6 2.6 .600 2.1 2.6 6.4 5.8
1954-55 29 NYK NBA PG 3 75 2.9 9.1 .316 2.9 9.1 .316 3.8 5.8 .667 4.3 5.8 3.4 9.6
1957-58 32 DET NBA PG 7 236 3.8 9.2 .417 3.8 9.2 .417 2.6 3.7 .708 5.0 6.1 2.0 10.2
1958-59 33 DET NBA PG 3 109 6.6 10.6 .625 6.6 10.6 .625 2.3 3.6 .636 5.6 6.3 3.3 15.5
1959-60 34 DET NBA PG 2 42 4.3 10.3 .417 4.3 10.3 .417 0.9 2.6 .333 3.4 7.7 2.6 9.4
Career NBA 63 1436 3.3 7.6 .410 4.5 11.0 .410 3.0 4.9 .593 5.0 6.1 2.9 9.6
6 seasons NYK NBA 51 1049 2.8 6.9 .387 4.4 11.4 .387 3.3 5.4 .582 5.0 6.1 3.1 8.9
3 seasons DET NBA 12 387 4.7 9.7 .481 4.7 9.7 .481 2.3 3.5 .658 5.0 6.3 2.4 11.6

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
1949-50 24 NYK NBA PG 5 .497 .423 .500 0.5 -0.1 0.4
1950-51 25 NYK NBA PG 14 .358 .313 .663 -0.2 0.4 0.2
1951-52 26 NYK NBA PG 14 546 16.0 .501 .449 .804 34.3 0.8 0.4 1.1 .100
1952-53 27 NYK NBA PG 11 360 19.2 .499 .407 .932 37.5 0.7 0.5 1.1 .153
1953-54 28 NYK NBA PG 4 68 0.8 .302 .250 .313 17.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.143
1954-55 29 NYK NBA PG 3 75 10.0 .412 .316 .632 25.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.022
1957-58 32 DET NBA PG 7 236 14.2 .475 .417 .400 26.0 0.4 0.1 0.4 .091
1958-59 33 DET NBA PG 3 109 20.9 .638 .625 .344 29.7 0.5 0.0 0.5 .215
1959-60 34 DET NBA PG 2 42 11.3 .413 .417 .250 30.9 0.0 0.0 0.1 .058
Career NBA 63 1436 15.7 .467 .410 .629 32.0 2.4 1.2 3.6 .101
6 seasons NYK NBA 51 1049 15.7 .453 .387 .712 33.7 1.6 1.1 2.7 .093
3 seasons DET NBA 12 387 15.8 .518 .481 .365 27.5 0.9 0.1 1.0 .122

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
1950-51 25 NYK NBA PG 1 3 4 .750 0 0 5 10 2 6
1951-52 26 NYK NBA PG 1 0 18:00 0 0 1 3 .333 1 4 0 1
1953-54 28 NYK NBA PG 1 1 24:00 2 5 .400 0 0 4 2 1 4
1954-55 29 NYK NBA PG 1 0 25:00 1 2 .500 1 2 .500 3 6 1 3
1955-56 30 NYK NBA PG 1 1 29:00 2 9 .222 2 5 .400 0 3 1 6
1957-58 32 DET NBA PG 1 0 31:00 2 4 .500 0 0 7 10 4 4
1958-59 33 DET NBA PG 1 0 24:00 2 7 .286 1 2 .500 3 3 2 5
Career NBA 7 2 151 12 31 .387 5 12 .417 23 38 11 29

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 11 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Dick McGuire 6.9 6.6 6.3 5.3 5.3 4.7 4.5 4.0 4.0 2.1 1.3
Nick Van Exel 93.0 7.2 7.1 6.4 6.4 5.7 4.9 4.4 4.0 3.4 2.2 1.2
Michael Cooper 91.7 6.5 6.1 5.8 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.1 0.0
Jeff Malone 91.1 6.6 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.2 4.1 3.6 1.3
Damon Stoudamire 90.8 7.6 6.7 6.6 6.1 5.9 5.7 4.7 4.3 3.6 1.7 1.6
Nate McMillan 90.3 6.5 6.0 5.6 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.7 2.8 2.6
Antonio Daniels 90.0 6.8 6.6 5.9 5.8 5.3 4.5 4.3 3.6 2.3 1.8 -1.3
John Lucas 88.7 7.9 5.9 5.7 5.2 4.8 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.2 1.3 0.4
Cuttino Mobley 86.7 8.2 7.6 6.9 5.7 5.3 5.2 4.6 4.4 2.3 2.1 -0.1
Vinnie Johnson 86.5 7.7 5.9 5.9 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.1 3.2 2.7 2.3 0.2
David Wesley 86.4 7.6 7.0 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.8 4.8 2.8 2.6 2.6 0.6
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Dick McGuire 6.9 6.6 6.3 5.3 5.3 4.7 4.5 4.0 4.0 2.1 1.3
Antonio Daniels 92.0 6.8 6.6 5.9 5.8 5.3 4.5 4.3 3.6 2.3 1.8 1.5 0.0 -1.3
Michael Cooper 91.8 6.5 6.1 5.8 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.1 2.7 0.0
Nick Van Exel 90.3 7.2 7.1 6.4 6.4 5.7 4.9 4.4 4.0 3.4 2.2 1.6 1.4 1.2
Jeff Malone 89.6 6.6 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.2 4.1 3.6 1.3 1.3 -0.2
Nate McMillan 89.5 6.5 6.0 5.6 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.7 2.8 2.6 0.8
Damon Stoudamire 89.5 7.6 6.7 6.6 6.1 5.9 5.7 4.7 4.3 3.6 1.7 1.6 1.1 -0.1
John Starks 89.0 7.5 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.8 5.7 4.6 3.0 2.4 2.1 0.6 0.0 -0.1
Brad Davis 88.7 7.4 7.3 6.2 6.2 5.4 4.2 4.0 3.9 2.9 2.7 1.6 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.1
Muggsy Bogues 88.0 8.6 6.7 6.4 5.9 5.0 4.8 4.8 3.7 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.7 0.0 -0.1
Tyrone Corbin 87.3 6.8 6.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.4 3.0 2.5 2.2 2.1 1.2 0.9 0.1 -0.3

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
1943-44 18 STJOHNS 16 43 20 106 6.6
1946-47 21 STJOHNS 21 63 37 163 7.8
1947-48 22 STJOHNS 22 75 72 115 222 .626 10.1
1948-49 23 STJOHNS 25 121 72 125 314 .576 12.6
Career 84 302 201 240 805 .838 9.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1950-51 NBA All-NBA (2nd)

MVP Award Shares
1958-59 NBA 0.007 (11)
Career 0.007 (180)

Games
1949-50 NBA 68 (2)
1956-57 NBA 72 (1)

Assists
1949-50 NBA 386 (1)
1950-51 NBA 400 (2)
1951-52 NBA 388 (4)
1952-53 NBA 296 (4)
1953-54 NBA 354 (4)
1954-55 NBA 542 (2)
1955-56 NBA 362 (7)
1957-58 NBA 454 (2)
1958-59 NBA 443 (2)
1959-60 NBA 358 (6)
Career NBA 4205 (90)
Career 4205 (94)

Assists Per Game
1949-50 NBA 5.7 (2)
1950-51 NBA 6.2 (2)
1951-52 NBA 6.1 (3)
1952-53 NBA 4.9 (4)
1953-54 NBA 5.2 (3)
1954-55 NBA 7.6 (3)
1955-56 NBA 5.8 (6)
1957-58 NBA 6.6 (2)
1958-59 NBA 6.2 (2)
1959-60 NBA 5.3 (6)
Career NBA 5.7 (63)
Career 5.7 (64)

True Shooting Pct
1951-52 NBA .491 (6)
1958-59 NBA .499 (8)

Offensive Win Shares
1951-52 NBA 4.7 (9)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.675 (90)

NBA Elo Player Rating
269th (overall) as of Sep 22, 2014, 11:38AM

   

Transactions

March 21, 1949: Drafted by the New York Knicks in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1949 BAA Draft.

April 3, 1957: Traded by the New York Knicks to the Fort Wayne Pistons for a 1958 1st round draft pick (Mike Farmer was later selected).

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