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Jack Nichols

Jack Edward Nichols

Position: Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-7 ▪ Weight: 222 lbs.
Born: April 9, 1926
Died: December 24, 1992
High School: Everett in Everett, Washington
College: University of Washington
Draft: Washington Capitols, 1st round (12th pick, 12th overall), 1948 BAA Draft

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
1948-49 22 WSC BAA PF 34 153 392 .390 153 392 .390 92 126 .730 56 118 398
1949-50 23 TOT NBA PF 67 310 848 .366 310 848 .366 259 344 .753 142 179 879
1949-50 23 WSC NBA PF 49 228 629 .362 228 629 .362 187 254 .736 81 118 643
1949-50 23 TRI NBA PF 18 82 219 .374 82 219 .374 72 90 .800 61 61 236
1950-51 24 TRI NBA PF 6 27 79 .342 27 79 .342 16 21 .762 63 15 23 70
1951-52 25 Did Not Play (military service—U.S. Marine Corps)
1952-53 26 MLH NBA PF 69 2626 425 1170 .363 425 1170 .363 240 339 .708 533 196 237 1090
1953-54 27 TOT NBA 75 1607 163 528 .309 163 528 .309 113 152 .743 363 104 187 439
1953-54 27 MLH NBA 15 356 30 143 25 36 23 31 85
1953-54 27 BOS NBA 60 1251 133 385 88 116 81 156 354
1954-55 28 BOS NBA PF 64 1910 249 656 .380 249 656 .380 138 177 .780 533 144 238 636
1955-56 29 BOS NBA PF 60 1964 330 799 .413 330 799 .413 200 253 .791 625 160 228 860
1956-57 30 BOS NBA PF 61 1372 195 537 .363 195 537 .363 108 136 .794 374 85 185 498
1957-58 31 BOS NBA PF 69 1224 170 484 .351 170 484 .351 59 80 .738 302 63 123 399
Career TOT 505 10703 2022 5493 .368 2022 5493 .368 1225 1628 .752 2793 965 1518 5269
NBA 471 10703 1869 5101 .366 1869 5101 .366 1133 1502 .754 2793 909 1400 4871
BAA 34 153 392 .390 153 392 .390 92 126 .730 56 118 398
4 seasons BOS NBA 254 6470 944 2476 .381 944 2476 .381 505 646 .782 1834 452 774 2393
3 seasons TRI,MLH NBA 93 2626 534 1468 .364 534 1468 .364 328 450 .729 596 272 321 1396
2 seasons WSC BAA 83 381 1021 .373 381 1021 .373 279 380 .734 137 236 1041

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
1948-49 22 WSC BAA PF 34 4.5 11.5 .390 4.5 11.5 .390 2.7 3.7 .730 1.6 3.5 11.7
1949-50 23 TOT NBA PF 67 4.6 12.7 .366 4.6 12.7 .366 3.9 5.1 .753 2.1 2.7 13.1
1949-50 23 WSC NBA PF 49 4.7 12.8 .362 4.7 12.8 .362 3.8 5.2 .736 1.7 2.4 13.1
1949-50 23 TRI NBA PF 18 4.6 12.2 .374 4.6 12.2 .374 4.0 5.0 .800 3.4 3.4 13.1
1950-51 24 TRI NBA PF 6 4.5 13.2 .342 4.5 13.2 .342 2.7 3.5 .762 10.5 2.5 3.8 11.7
1952-53 26 MLH NBA PF 69 38.1 6.2 17.0 .363 6.2 17.0 .363 3.5 4.9 .708 7.7 2.8 3.4 15.8
1953-54 27 TOT NBA 75 21.4 2.2 7.0 .309 2.2 7.0 .309 1.5 2.0 .743 4.8 1.4 2.5 5.9
1953-54 27 MLH NBA 15
1953-54 27 BOS NBA 60
1954-55 28 BOS NBA PF 64 29.8 3.9 10.3 .380 3.9 10.3 .380 2.2 2.8 .780 8.3 2.3 3.7 9.9
1955-56 29 BOS NBA PF 60 32.7 5.5 13.3 .413 5.5 13.3 .413 3.3 4.2 .791 10.4 2.7 3.8 14.3
1956-57 30 BOS NBA PF 61 22.5 3.2 8.8 .363 3.2 8.8 .363 1.8 2.2 .794 6.1 1.4 3.0 8.2
1957-58 31 BOS NBA PF 69 17.7 2.5 7.0 .351 2.5 7.0 .351 0.9 1.2 .738 4.4 0.9 1.8 5.8
Career TOT 505 26.9 4.0 10.9 .368 4.0 10.9 .368 2.4 3.2 .752 6.9 1.9 3.0 10.4
NBA 471 26.9 4.0 10.8 .366 4.0 10.8 .366 2.4 3.2 .754 6.9 1.9 3.0 10.3
BAA 34 4.5 11.5 .390 4.5 11.5 .390 2.7 3.7 .730 1.6 3.5 11.7
4 seasons BOS NBA 254 25.5 3.7 9.7 .381 3.7 9.7 .381 2.0 2.5 .782 7.2 1.8 3.0 9.4
3 seasons TRI,MLH NBA 93 38.1 5.7 15.8 .364 5.7 15.8 .364 3.5 4.8 .729 7.9 2.9 3.5 15.0
2 seasons WSC BAA 83 4.6 12.3 .373 4.6 12.3 .373 3.4 4.6 .734 1.7 2.8 12.5

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
1948-49 22 WSC BAA PF 34 .390 .390 .730
1949-50 23 TOT NBA PF 67 .366 .366 .753
1949-50 23 WSC NBA PF 49 .362 .362 .736
1949-50 23 TRI NBA PF 18 .374 .374 .800
1950-51 24 TRI NBA PF 6 .342 .342 .762
1952-53 26 MLH NBA PF 69 2626 5.8 16.0 .363 5.8 16.0 .363 3.3 4.6 .708 7.3 2.7 3.2 14.9
1953-54 27 TOT NBA 75 1607 3.7 11.8 .309 3.7 11.8 .309 2.5 3.4 .743 8.1 2.3 4.2 9.8
1953-54 27 MLH NBA 15 356
1953-54 27 BOS NBA 60 1251
1954-55 28 BOS NBA PF 64 1910 4.7 12.4 .380 4.7 12.4 .380 2.6 3.3 .780 10.0 2.7 4.5 12.0
1955-56 29 BOS NBA PF 60 1964 6.0 14.6 .413 6.0 14.6 .413 3.7 4.6 .791 11.5 2.9 4.2 15.8
1956-57 30 BOS NBA PF 61 1372 5.1 14.1 .363 5.1 14.1 .363 2.8 3.6 .794 9.8 2.2 4.9 13.1
1957-58 31 BOS NBA PF 69 1224 5.0 14.2 .351 5.0 14.2 .351 1.7 2.4 .738 8.9 1.9 3.6 11.7
Career TOT 505 10703 5.2 14.0 .368 6.8 18.5 .368 2.9 3.8 .752 9.2 2.5 4.0 13.2
NBA 471 10703 5.2 14.0 .366 6.3 17.2 .366 2.9 3.8 .754 9.2 2.5 4.0 13.2
BAA 34 .390 .390 .730
4 seasons BOS NBA 254 6470 5.3 13.8 .381 5.3 13.8 .381 2.8 3.6 .782 10.2 2.5 4.3 13.3
3 seasons TRI,MLH NBA 93 2626 5.8 16.0 .364 7.3 20.1 .364 3.3 4.6 .729 7.3 2.7 3.2 14.9
2 seasons WSC BAA 83 .373 .373 .734

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
1948-49 22 WSC BAA PF 34 .445 .390 .321 2.8 1.5 4.3
1949-50 23 TOT NBA PF 67 .440 .366 .406 4.7 2.0 6.7
1949-50 23 WSC NBA PF 49 .434 .362 .404 3.2 1.4 4.5
1949-50 23 TRI NBA PF 18 .456 .374 .411 1.5 0.6 2.1
1950-51 24 TRI NBA PF 6 .397 .342 .266 0.0 0.3 0.3
1952-53 26 MLH NBA PF 69 2626 16.8 .413 .363 .290 -0.1 4.2 4.1 .075
1953-54 27 TOT NBA 75 1607 .369 .309 .288
1953-54 27 MLH NBA 15 356
1953-54 27 BOS NBA 60 1251
1954-55 28 BOS NBA PF 64 1910 12.0 .433 .380 .270 0.6 1.0 1.6 .040
1955-56 29 BOS NBA PF 60 1964 16.5 .472 .413 .317 2.6 1.8 4.4 .107
1956-57 30 BOS NBA PF 61 1372 11.8 .417 .363 .253 0.1 2.4 2.5 .088
1957-58 31 BOS NBA PF 69 1224 9.3 .384 .351 .165 -0.9 1.9 1.0 .040
Career TOT 505 10703 13.9 .424 .368 .296 9.7 15.1 24.8 .061
NBA 471 10703 13.9 .423 .366 .294 6.9 13.6 20.5 .061
BAA 34 .445 .390 .321 2.8 1.5 4.3
4 seasons BOS NBA 254 6470 12.8 .433 .381 .261 2.3 7.1 9.5 .070
3 seasons TRI,MLH NBA 93 2626 16.8 .419 .364 .307 1.5 5.1 6.5 .075
2 seasons WSC BAA 83 .438 .373 .372 6.0 2.8 8.8

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
1948-49 22 WSC BAA PF 11 62 152 .408 62 152 .408 34 51 .667 27 44 158
1949-50 23 TRI NBA PF 3 18 60 .300 18 60 .300 23 31 .742 11 11 59
1953-54 27 BOS NBA 6 211 35 72 .486 35 72 .486 30 38 .789 62 31 24 100
1954-55 28 BOS NBA PF 7 231 30 81 .370 30 81 .370 13 16 .813 49 23 28 73
1955-56 29 BOS NBA PF 3 100 16 43 .372 16 43 .372 9 10 .900 36 10 13 41
1956-57 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 10 117 16 40 .400 16 40 .400 3 5 .600 17 7 23 35
1957-58 31 BOS NBA PF 11 148 23 66 .348 23 66 .348 7 10 .700 45 8 21 53
Career TOT 51 807 200 514 .389 200 514 .389 119 161 .739 209 117 164 519
NBA 40 807 138 362 .381 138 362 .381 85 110 .773 209 90 120 361
BAA 11 62 152 .408 62 152 .408 34 51 .667 27 44 158
5 seasons BOS NBA 37 807 120 302 .397 120 302 .397 62 79 .785 209 79 109 302
1 season WSC BAA 11 62 152 .408 62 152 .408 34 51 .667 27 44 158
1 season TRI NBA 3 18 60 .300 18 60 .300 23 31 .742 11 11 59

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
1948-49 22 WSC BAA PF 11 5.6 13.8 .408 5.6 13.8 .408 3.1 4.6 .667 2.5 4.0 14.4
1949-50 23 TRI NBA PF 3 6.0 20.0 .300 6.0 20.0 .300 7.7 10.3 .742 3.7 3.7 19.7
1953-54 27 BOS NBA 6 35.2 5.8 12.0 .486 5.8 12.0 .486 5.0 6.3 .789 10.3 5.2 4.0 16.7
1954-55 28 BOS NBA PF 7 33.0 4.3 11.6 .370 4.3 11.6 .370 1.9 2.3 .813 7.0 3.3 4.0 10.4
1955-56 29 BOS NBA PF 3 33.3 5.3 14.3 .372 5.3 14.3 .372 3.0 3.3 .900 12.0 3.3 4.3 13.7
1956-57 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 10 11.7 1.6 4.0 .400 1.6 4.0 .400 0.3 0.5 .600 1.7 0.7 2.3 3.5
1957-58 31 BOS NBA PF 11 13.5 2.1 6.0 .348 2.1 6.0 .348 0.6 0.9 .700 4.1 0.7 1.9 4.8
Career TOT 51 21.8 3.9 10.1 .389 3.9 10.1 .389 2.3 3.2 .739 5.6 2.3 3.2 10.2
NBA 40 21.8 3.5 9.1 .381 3.5 9.1 .381 2.1 2.8 .773 5.6 2.3 3.0 9.0
BAA 11 5.6 13.8 .408 5.6 13.8 .408 3.1 4.6 .667 2.5 4.0 14.4
5 seasons BOS NBA 37 21.8 3.2 8.2 .397 3.2 8.2 .397 1.7 2.1 .785 5.6 2.1 2.9 8.2
1 season WSC BAA 11 5.6 13.8 .408 5.6 13.8 .408 3.1 4.6 .667 2.5 4.0 14.4
1 season TRI NBA 3 6.0 20.0 .300 6.0 20.0 .300 7.7 10.3 .742 3.7 3.7 19.7

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
1948-49 22 WSC BAA PF 11 .408 .408 .667
1949-50 23 TRI NBA PF 3 .300 .300 .742
1953-54 27 BOS NBA 6 211 6.0 12.3 .486 6.0 12.3 .486 5.1 6.5 .789 10.6 5.3 4.1 17.1
1954-55 28 BOS NBA PF 7 231 4.7 12.6 .370 4.7 12.6 .370 2.0 2.5 .813 7.6 3.6 4.4 11.4
1955-56 29 BOS NBA PF 3 100 5.8 15.5 .372 5.8 15.5 .372 3.2 3.6 .900 13.0 3.6 4.7 14.8
1956-57 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 10 117 4.9 12.3 .400 4.9 12.3 .400 0.9 1.5 .600 5.2 2.2 7.1 10.8
1957-58 31 BOS NBA PF 11 148 5.6 16.1 .348 5.6 16.1 .348 1.7 2.4 .700 10.9 1.9 5.1 12.9
Career TOT 51 807 5.4 13.5 .389 8.9 22.9 .389 2.8 3.5 .739 9.3 3.5 4.9 13.5
NBA 40 807 5.4 13.5 .381 6.2 16.1 .381 2.8 3.5 .773 9.3 3.5 4.9 13.5
BAA 11 .408 .408 .667
5 seasons BOS NBA 37 807 5.4 13.5 .397 5.4 13.5 .397 2.8 3.5 .785 9.3 3.5 4.9 13.5
1 season WSC BAA 11 .408 .408 .667
1 season TRI NBA 3 .300 .300 .742

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
1948-49 22 WSC BAA PF 11 .453 .408 .336 1.1 0.6 1.7
1949-50 23 TRI NBA PF 3 .401 .300 .517 0.0 0.1 0.1
1953-54 27 BOS NBA 6 211 25.6 .564 .486 .528 36.4 0.8 0.2 1.0 .234
1954-55 28 BOS NBA PF 7 231 10.3 .415 .370 .198 14.9 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.024
1955-56 29 BOS NBA PF 3 100 17.0 .432 .372 .233 16.8 0.0 0.2 0.2 .118
1956-57 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 10 117 6.3 .415 .400 .125 8.8 0.0 0.2 0.2 .079
1957-58 31 BOS NBA PF 11 148 10.3 .376 .348 .152 8.4 -0.1 0.3 0.1 .046
Career TOT 51 807 14.6 .444 .389 .313 18.7 1.8 1.5 3.3 .089
NBA 40 807 14.6 .440 .381 .304 18.7 0.7 0.9 1.6 .089
BAA 11 .453 .408 .336 1.1 0.6 1.7
5 seasons BOS NBA 37 807 14.6 .448 .397 .262 18.7 0.7 0.8 1.5 .089
1 season WSC BAA 11 .453 .408 .336 1.1 0.6 1.7
1 season TRI NBA 3 .401 .300 .517 0.0 0.1 0.1

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 9 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Jack Nichols 6.7 4.4 4.3 4.1 2.5 1.6 1.0 0.3
Sam Bowie 87.9 5.7 4.7 4.6 4.3 2.6 2.4 0.8 0.5 0.1
Nenad Krstic 86.0 5.4 4.4 4.2 4.0 1.9 1.7 -0.1
Tim McCormick 85.6 6.0 4.6 3.9 3.8 2.0 1.1 0.2 -0.1
Matt Geiger 83.0 5.9 4.7 4.5 4.3 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.2 0.7
Lloyd Neal 82.1 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.3 2.9 1.8 -0.1
Joel Przybilla 81.5 6.6 4.7 4.3 2.3 1.9 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.1
Kevin Kunnert 81.4 5.1 4.8 4.1 2.6 2.3 1.9 1.0 0.2 0.0
Gene Moore 80.4 6.8 5.7 5.0 4.5 1.9 0.8 0.0
Steve Johnson 80.3 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.4 3.1 2.4 1.7 1.3 0.0
Kevin Duckworth 79.9 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.3 3.3 2.5 0.8 0.0 -0.5
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Jack Nichols 6.7 4.4 4.3 4.1 2.5 1.6 1.0 0.3
Nenad Krstic 86.0 5.4 4.4 4.2 4.0 1.9 1.7 -0.1
Sam Bowie 85.9 5.7 4.7 4.6 4.3 2.6 2.4 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.1
Tim McCormick 85.6 6.0 4.6 3.9 3.8 2.0 1.1 0.2 -0.1
Joel Przybilla 84.3 6.6 4.7 4.3 2.3 1.9 1.4 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0
Matt Geiger 82.7 5.9 4.7 4.5 4.3 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.2 0.7 -0.1
Lloyd Neal 82.1 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.3 2.9 1.8 -0.1
Kevin Kunnert 81.4 5.1 4.8 4.1 2.6 2.3 1.9 1.0 0.2 0.0
Gene Moore 80.4 6.8 5.7 5.0 4.5 1.9 0.8 0.0
Steve Johnson 79.9 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.4 3.1 2.4 1.7 1.3 0.2 0.0
John Gianelli 79.8 5.5 4.4 3.6 3.2 3.0 2.5 1.2 -0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1957 Boston Celtics (NBA)
Games
1953-54 NBA 75 (1)
Field Goals
1952-53 NBA 425 (5)
Field Goal Attempts
1952-53 NBA 1170 (3)
Points
1952-53 NBA 1090 (7)
Minutes Per Game
1952-53 NBA 38.1 (9)
Points Per Game
1952-53 NBA 15.8 (7)
Rebounds Per Game
1955-56 NBA 10.4 (7)
Defensive Win Shares
1952-53 NBA 4.2 (8)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.057 (199)
   

Transactions

May 10, 1948: Drafted by the Washington Capitols in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1948 BAA Draft.

February 10, 1950: Traded by the Washington Capitols to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks for Don Otten.

November 29, 1953: Traded by the Milwaukee Hawks to the Boston Celtics for Fred Eydt, J.C. Maze, John Azary, Paul Unruh and Tom Lillis.

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