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Jimmy Oliver

Jimmy Allen Oliver

Position: Shooting Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 205 lbs.
Born: July 12, 1969 in Menifee, Arkansas
High School: Morrilton in Morrilton, Arkansas
College: Purdue University
Draft: Cleveland Cavaliers, 2nd round (12th pick, 39th overall), 1991 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 1, 1991

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
1991-92 22 CLE NBA SG 27 8 252 39 98 .398 1 9 .111 38 89 .427 17 22 .773 9 18 27 20 9 2 9 22 96
1992-93 23 Did Not Play (other pro league—CBA, Spain)
1993-94 24 BOS NBA SG 44 6 540 89 214 .416 13 32 .406 76 182 .418 25 33 .758 8 38 46 33 16 1 21 39 216
1994-95 25 Did Not Play (other pro league—Spain)
1995-96 26 Did Not Play (other pro league—CBA)
1996-97 27 TOR NBA SG 4 0 43 4 13 .308 1 6 .167 3 7 .429 2 2 1.000 1 4 5 1 2 0 3 2 11
1997-98 28 WAS NBA SG 1 0 10 2 4 .500 1 2 .500 1 2 .500 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 5
1998-99 29 PHO NBA SG 2 0 11 1 3 .333 1 1 1.000 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Career NBA 78 14 856 135 332 .407 17 50 .340 118 282 .418 44 57 .772 18 62 80 55 27 3 33 66 331
1 season BOS NBA 44 6 540 89 214 .416 13 32 .406 76 182 .418 25 33 .758 8 38 46 33 16 1 21 39 216
1 season CLE NBA 27 8 252 39 98 .398 1 9 .111 38 89 .427 17 22 .773 9 18 27 20 9 2 9 22 96
1 season TOR NBA 4 0 43 4 13 .308 1 6 .167 3 7 .429 2 2 1.000 1 4 5 1 2 0 3 2 11
1 season PHO NBA 2 0 11 1 3 .333 1 1 1.000 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
1 season WAS NBA 1 0 10 2 4 .500 1 2 .500 1 2 .500 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 5

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
1991-92 22 CLE NBA SG 27 8 9.3 1.4 3.6 .398 0.0 0.3 .111 1.4 3.3 .427 0.6 0.8 .773 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.8 3.6
1993-94 24 BOS NBA SG 44 6 12.3 2.0 4.9 .416 0.3 0.7 .406 1.7 4.1 .418 0.6 0.8 .758 0.2 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.5 0.9 4.9
1996-97 27 TOR NBA SG 4 0 10.8 1.0 3.3 .308 0.3 1.5 .167 0.8 1.8 .429 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.3 1.0 1.3 0.3 0.5 0.0 0.8 0.5 2.8
1997-98 28 WAS NBA SG 1 0 10.0 2.0 4.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 5.0
1998-99 29 PHO NBA SG 2 0 5.5 0.5 1.5 .333 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.5
Career NBA 78 14 11.0 1.7 4.3 .407 0.2 0.6 .340 1.5 3.6 .418 0.6 0.7 .772 0.2 0.8 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.8 4.2
1 season BOS NBA 44 6 12.3 2.0 4.9 .416 0.3 0.7 .406 1.7 4.1 .418 0.6 0.8 .758 0.2 0.9 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.5 0.9 4.9
1 season CLE NBA 27 8 9.3 1.4 3.6 .398 0.0 0.3 .111 1.4 3.3 .427 0.6 0.8 .773 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.8 3.6
1 season TOR NBA 4 0 10.8 1.0 3.3 .308 0.3 1.5 .167 0.8 1.8 .429 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.3 1.0 1.3 0.3 0.5 0.0 0.8 0.5 2.8
1 season PHO NBA 2 0 5.5 0.5 1.5 .333 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.5
1 season WAS NBA 1 0 10.0 2.0 4.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 5.0

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
1991-92 22 CLE NBA SG 27 8 252 5.6 14.0 .398 0.1 1.3 .111 5.4 12.7 .427 2.4 3.1 .773 1.3 2.6 3.9 2.9 1.3 0.3 1.3 3.1 13.7
1993-94 24 BOS NBA SG 44 6 540 5.9 14.3 .416 0.9 2.1 .406 5.1 12.1 .418 1.7 2.2 .758 0.5 2.5 3.1 2.2 1.1 0.1 1.4 2.6 14.4
1996-97 27 TOR NBA SG 4 0 43 3.3 10.9 .308 0.8 5.0 .167 2.5 5.9 .429 1.7 1.7 1.000 0.8 3.3 4.2 0.8 1.7 0.0 2.5 1.7 9.2
1997-98 28 WAS NBA SG 1 0 10 7.2 14.4 .500 3.6 7.2 .500 3.6 7.2 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2 7.2 3.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.6 18.0
1998-99 29 PHO NBA SG 2 0 11 3.3 9.8 .333 3.3 3.3 1.000 0.0 6.5 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.5 9.8
Career NBA 78 14 856 5.7 14.0 .407 0.7 2.1 .340 5.0 11.9 .418 1.9 2.4 .772 0.8 2.6 3.4 2.3 1.1 0.1 1.4 2.8 13.9
1 season BOS NBA 44 6 540 5.9 14.3 .416 0.9 2.1 .406 5.1 12.1 .418 1.7 2.2 .758 0.5 2.5 3.1 2.2 1.1 0.1 1.4 2.6 14.4
1 season CLE NBA 27 8 252 5.6 14.0 .398 0.1 1.3 .111 5.4 12.7 .427 2.4 3.1 .773 1.3 2.6 3.9 2.9 1.3 0.3 1.3 3.1 13.7
1 season TOR NBA 4 0 43 3.3 10.9 .308 0.8 5.0 .167 2.5 5.9 .429 1.7 1.7 1.000 0.8 3.3 4.2 0.8 1.7 0.0 2.5 1.7 9.2
1 season PHO NBA 2 0 11 3.3 9.8 .333 3.3 3.3 1.000 0.0 6.5 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.5 9.8
1 season WAS NBA 1 0 10 7.2 14.4 .500 3.6 7.2 .500 3.6 7.2 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2 7.2 3.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.6 18.0

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
1991-92 22 CLE NBA SG 27 252 10.1 .446 .403 .224 .092 4.1 7.7 6.0 11.2 1.8 0.5 7.7 20.2 99 111 0.0 0.2 0.2 .029
1993-94 24 BOS NBA SG 44 540 10.1 .473 .446 .154 .150 1.7 8.0 4.8 9.1 1.5 0.1 8.4 20.0 98 112 0.0 0.2 0.2 .016
1996-97 27 TOR NBA SG 4 43 4.7 .396 .346 .154 .462 2.6 11.2 6.8 3.6 2.5 0.0 17.8 17.6 77 109 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.067
1997-98 28 WAS NBA SG 1 10 19.7 .625 .625 .000 .500 0.0 23.5 11.4 17.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 17.8 137 106 0.0 0.0 0.0 .228
1998-99 29 PHO NBA SG 2 11 2.7 .500 .500 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.6 104 112 0.0 0.0 0.0 .020
Career NBA 78 856 9.9 .463 .432 .172 .151 2.4 8.1 5.3 9.4 1.6 0.2 8.5 19.8 97 111 -0.1 0.4 0.3 .018
1 season BOS NBA 44 540 10.1 .473 .446 .154 .150 1.7 8.0 4.8 9.1 1.5 0.1 8.4 20.0 98 112 0.0 0.2 0.2 .016
1 season CLE NBA 27 252 10.1 .446 .403 .224 .092 4.1 7.7 6.0 11.2 1.8 0.5 7.7 20.2 99 111 0.0 0.2 0.2 .029
1 season TOR NBA 4 43 4.7 .396 .346 .154 .462 2.6 11.2 6.8 3.6 2.5 0.0 17.8 17.6 77 109 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.067
1 season PHO NBA 2 11 2.7 .500 .500 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.6 104 112 0.0 0.0 0.0 .020
1 season WAS NBA 1 10 19.7 .625 .625 .000 .500 0.0 23.5 11.4 17.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 17.8 137 106 0.0 0.0 0.0 .228

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 5 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Jimmy Oliver 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Mike Price 78.8 0.2 0.2 0.1
Awvee Storey 51.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Anthony Roberson 50.5 0.2 0.2 0.1
Xavier Henry 47.3 0.2 0.2 0.0
Randy Woods 43.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
Drew Barry 36.3 0.3 0.2 0.1
Lance Blanks 30.2 0.4 0.2 0.1
Bob Duffy 24.7 0.3 0.1 0.1
Derrick Dial 24.0 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
Rusty LaRue 23.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Jimmy Oliver 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Mike Price 78.8 0.2 0.2 0.1
Awvee Storey 51.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Anthony Roberson 50.5 0.2 0.2 0.1
Xavier Henry 47.3 0.2 0.2 0.0
Randy Woods 43.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1
Drew Barry 36.3 0.3 0.2 0.1
Lance Blanks 30.2 0.4 0.2 0.1
Bob Duffy 24.7 0.3 0.1 0.1
Derrick Dial 24.0 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
Rusty LaRue 23.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

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
1988-89 19 PURDUE 31 565 60 138 26 66 18 31 74 73 11 9 36 43 164 .435 .394 .581 18.2 5.3 2.4 2.4
1989-90 20 PURDUE 30 705 88 180 20 58 43 67 76 59 16 4 40 33 239 .489 .345 .642 23.5 8.0 2.5 2.0
1990-91 21 PURDUE 29 1026 189 406 79 184 99 115 133 89 20 10 72 45 556 .466 .429 .861 35.4 19.2 4.6 3.1
Career 90 2296 337 724 125 308 160 213 283 221 47 23 148 121 959 .465 .406 .751 25.5 10.7 3.1 2.5

Transactions

February 22, 1990: Traded by the New York Knicks (as a future 1991 2nd round draft pick) to the Charlotte Hornets for Stuart Gray.

February 22, 1990: Traded by the Charlotte Hornets (as a future 1991 2nd round draft pick) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Randolph Keys.

June 26, 1991: Drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2nd round (39th pick) of the 1991 NBA Draft.

October 9, 1992: Signed as a free agent with the Detroit Pistons.

November 3, 1992: Waived by the Detroit Pistons.

September, 1993: Signed as a free agent with the Boston Celtics.

October 6, 1994: Signed as a free agent with the Sacramento Kings.

October 5, 1995: Signed as a free agent with the Utah Jazz.

October 11, 1995: Waived by the Utah Jazz.

January 12, 1997: Signed a 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors.

October 30, 1997: Signed as a free agent with the Washington Wizards.

November 1, 1997: Waived by the Washington Wizards.

April 1, 1999: Signed a 10-day contract with the Phoenix Suns.

April 7, 1999: Waived by the Phoenix Suns.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1991-92 Cleveland Cavaliers NBA $200,000
1997-98 Washington Wizards NBA $272,250
1999-00 New York Knicks NBA $7,471
Career (may be incomplete) $479,721

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