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Dave Meyers

David William Meyers

Position: Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-8 ▪ Weight: 215 lbs.
Born: April 21, 1953 in San Diego, California
High School: Sonora in LaHabra, California
College: University of California, Los Angeles
Draft: Los Angeles Lakers, 1st round (2nd pick, 2nd overall), 1975 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 25, 1975

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

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
1975-76 22 MIL NBA PF 72 1589 198 472 .419 198 472 .419 135 210 .643 121 324 445 100 72 25 145 531
1976-77 23 MIL NBA PF 50 1262 179 383 .467 179 383 .467 127 192 .661 122 219 341 86 42 32 152 485
1977-78 24 MIL NBA PF 80 2416 432 938 .461 432 938 .461 314 435 .722 144 393 537 241 86 46 213 240 1178
1978-79 25 Did Not Play (injury—back)
1979-80 26 MIL NBA PF 79 2204 399 830 .481 1 5 .200 398 825 .482 156 246 .634 140 308 448 225 72 40 182 218 955
Career NBA 281 7471 1208 2623 .461 1 5 .200 1207 2618 .461 732 1083 .676 527 1244 1771 652 272 143 395 755 3149

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
1975-76 22 MIL NBA PF 72 22.1 2.8 6.6 .419 2.8 6.6 .419 1.9 2.9 .643 1.7 4.5 6.2 1.4 1.0 0.3 2.0 7.4
1976-77 23 MIL NBA PF 50 25.2 3.6 7.7 .467 3.6 7.7 .467 2.5 3.8 .661 2.4 4.4 6.8 1.7 0.8 0.6 3.0 9.7
1977-78 24 MIL NBA PF 80 30.2 5.4 11.7 .461 5.4 11.7 .461 3.9 5.4 .722 1.8 4.9 6.7 3.0 1.1 0.6 2.7 3.0 14.7
1979-80 26 MIL NBA PF 79 27.9 5.1 10.5 .481 0.0 0.1 .200 5.0 10.4 .482 2.0 3.1 .634 1.8 3.9 5.7 2.8 0.9 0.5 2.3 2.8 12.1
Career NBA 281 26.6 4.3 9.3 .461 0.0 0.1 .200 4.3 9.3 .461 2.6 3.9 .676 1.9 4.4 6.3 2.3 1.0 0.5 2.5 2.7 11.2

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
1975-76 22 MIL NBA PF 72 1589 4.5 10.7 .419 4.5 10.7 .419 3.1 4.8 .643 2.7 7.3 10.1 2.3 1.6 0.6 3.3 12.0
1976-77 23 MIL NBA PF 50 1262 5.1 10.9 .467 5.1 10.9 .467 3.6 5.5 .661 3.5 6.2 9.7 2.5 1.2 0.9 4.3 13.8
1977-78 24 MIL NBA PF 80 2416 6.4 14.0 .461 6.4 14.0 .461 4.7 6.5 .722 2.1 5.9 8.0 3.6 1.3 0.7 3.2 3.6 17.6
1979-80 26 MIL NBA PF 79 2204 6.5 13.6 .481 0.0 0.1 .200 6.5 13.5 .482 2.5 4.0 .634 2.3 5.0 7.3 3.7 1.2 0.7 3.0 3.6 15.6
Career NBA 281 7471 5.8 12.6 .461 0.0 0.1 .200 5.8 12.6 .461 3.5 5.2 .676 2.5 6.0 8.5 3.1 1.3 0.7 3.1 3.6 15.2

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
1975-76 22 MIL NBA PF 72 1589 13.4 .470 .419 .445 8.2 20.6 14.6 8.4 2.1 0.8 96 0.3 2.1 2.4 .072
1976-77 23 MIL NBA PF 50 1262 14.0 .519 .467 .501 9.9 18.1 14.0 8.6 1.5 1.3 102 1.2 0.9 2.2 .082
1977-78 24 MIL NBA PF 80 2416 15.4 .522 .461 .464 6.2 17.5 11.7 12.9 1.6 1.0 15.9 21.1 102 102 2.9 2.1 5.0 .099
1979-80 26 MIL NBA PF 79 2204 13.3 .509 .481 .296 .006 7.1 14.7 11.0 13.6 1.5 1.0 16.2 20.2 101 103 1.0 2.8 3.9 .084
Career NBA 281 7471 14.1 .508 .461 .413 .002 7.5 17.5 12.5 11.4 1.7 1.0 16.0 20.6 101 101 5.4 8.0 13.4 .086

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
1975-76 22 MIL NBA PF 3 54 5 11 .455 5 11 .455 14 17 .824 2 12 14 2 1 0 8 24
1977-78 24 MIL NBA PF 9 279 44 99 .444 44 99 .444 28 42 .667 27 47 74 35 7 11 25 32 116
1979-80 26 MIL NBA PF 7 195 26 62 .419 0 3 .000 26 59 .441 14 30 .467 16 19 35 14 9 6 15 25 66
Career NBA 19 528 75 172 .436 0 3 .000 75 169 .444 56 89 .629 45 78 123 51 17 17 40 65 206

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
1975-76 22 MIL NBA PF 3 18.0 1.7 3.7 .455 1.7 3.7 .455 4.7 5.7 .824 0.7 4.0 4.7 0.7 0.3 0.0 2.7 8.0
1977-78 24 MIL NBA PF 9 31.0 4.9 11.0 .444 4.9 11.0 .444 3.1 4.7 .667 3.0 5.2 8.2 3.9 0.8 1.2 2.8 3.6 12.9
1979-80 26 MIL NBA PF 7 27.9 3.7 8.9 .419 0.0 0.4 .000 3.7 8.4 .441 2.0 4.3 .467 2.3 2.7 5.0 2.0 1.3 0.9 2.1 3.6 9.4
Career NBA 19 27.8 3.9 9.1 .436 0.0 0.4 .000 3.9 8.9 .444 2.9 4.7 .629 2.4 4.1 6.5 2.7 0.9 0.9 2.5 3.4 10.8

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
1975-76 22 MIL NBA PF 3 54 3.3 7.3 .455 3.3 7.3 .455 9.3 11.3 .824 1.3 8.0 9.3 1.3 0.7 0.0 5.3 16.0
1977-78 24 MIL NBA PF 9 279 5.7 12.8 .444 5.7 12.8 .444 3.6 5.4 .667 3.5 6.1 9.5 4.5 0.9 1.4 3.2 4.1 15.0
1979-80 26 MIL NBA PF 7 195 4.8 11.4 .419 0.0 0.6 .000 4.8 10.9 .441 2.6 5.5 .467 3.0 3.5 6.5 2.6 1.7 1.1 2.8 4.6 12.2
Career NBA 19 528 5.1 11.7 .436 0.0 0.6 .000 5.1 11.5 .444 3.8 6.1 .629 3.1 5.3 8.4 3.5 1.2 1.2 3.0 4.4 14.0

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
1975-76 22 MIL NBA PF 3 54 15.2 .649 .455 1.545 5.5 23.2 15.9 4.7 0.8 0.0 106 0.1 0.0 0.1 .104
1977-78 24 MIL NBA PF 9 279 14.4 .494 .444 .424 10.6 17.5 14.1 15.6 1.1 2.0 17.5 20.0 99 102 0.2 0.3 0.5 .083
1979-80 26 MIL NBA PF 7 195 10.1 .439 .419 .484 .048 9.4 10.8 10.1 10.4 2.3 1.8 16.6 19.4 89 101 -0.2 0.3 0.1 .026
Career NBA 19 528 12.9 .488 .436 .517 .017 9.6 15.6 12.8 12.6 1.5 1.7 17.2 19.7 96 102 0.1 0.6 0.7 .064

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 4 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4
Dave Meyers 5.0 3.9 2.4 2.2
Ollie Johnson 93.9 4.8 4.1 2.6 2.0
Glen Davis 93.5 4.9 3.7 2.5 1.6
Gus Johnson 91.9 5.0 3.5 2.2 1.6
Ed Conlin 91.3 4.7 4.3 2.0 2.0
Kenny Thomas 91.3 4.6 4.4 2.2 2.2
Charlie Villanueva 90.9 4.9 3.9 1.7 1.7
Clyde Lee 90.7 5.1 3.5 3.1 2.1
Corey Maggette 90.5 5.0 3.9 3.3 2.6
Gerald Govan 90.5 5.6 4.1 2.6 2.5
Vladimir Radmanovic 90.4 4.2 3.7 2.7 2.1
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Dave Meyers 5.0 3.9 2.4 2.2
Walt Budko 88.6 5.6 4.0 2.7 1.5
Tom Boswell 86.4 5.6 3.7 2.7 2.4 0.6 0.2
Ed Conlin 83.5 4.7 4.3 2.0 2.0 0.7 0.5 -0.1
Tom Abernethy 83.0 4.1 3.7 3.1 2.0 0.4
Monk Meineke 82.6 6.1 3.7 2.6 1.8 0.7
Fred Hetzel 82.5 5.1 4.5 2.9 2.0 0.9 0.5
DeJuan Blair 82.1 4.8 4.6 4.0 2.2
Bob Harris 81.8 5.0 4.3 3.4 1.9 1.0
Larry McNeill 81.5 4.4 4.3 2.3 1.5 0.7 0.1
George Irvine 80.4 5.5 3.7 3.2 2.5 1.2 0.0

College

Light text indicates college freshman or JV participant
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
1971-72 18 UCLA 22 176 342 107 154 345 459 .515 .695 20.9 15.7
1972-73 19 UCLA 28 52 109 34 45 82 138 .477 .756 4.9 2.9
1973-74 20 UCLA 30 144 295 54 77 171 342 .488 .701 11.4 5.7
1974-75 21 UCLA 31 230 475 106 144 244 566 .484 .736 18.3 7.9
Career 89 426 879 194 266 497 1046 .485 .729 11.8 5.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1974-75 NCAA AP All-America (1st)

Transactions

May 29, 1975: Drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1975 NBA Draft.

June 16, 1975: Traded by the Los Angeles Lakers with Junior Bridgeman, Elmore Smith and Brian Winters to the Milwaukee Bucks for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Walt Wesley.

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