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Drazen Petrovic

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Drazen Petrovic

Position: Shooting Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 195 lbs.
Born: October 22, 1964 in Sibenik, Croatia
Died: June 7, 1993
High School: Sibenik in Sibenik, Croatia
Draft: Portland Trail Blazers, 3rd round (13th pick, 60th overall), 1986 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 3, 1989
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2002 (Full List)

Other SR Links: Olympics 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
1989-90 25 POR NBA SG 77 0 967 207 427 .485 34 74 .459 173 353 .490 135 160 .844 50 61 111 116 23 2 96 134 583
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 61 0 1015 243 493 .493 23 65 .354 220 428 .514 114 137 .832 51 59 110 86 43 1 81 132 623
1990-91 26 POR NBA SG 18 0 133 32 71 .451 1 6 .167 31 65 .477 15 22 .682 10 8 18 20 6 0 12 21 80
1990-91 26 NJN NBA SG 43 0 882 211 422 .500 22 59 .373 189 363 .521 99 115 .861 41 51 92 66 37 1 69 111 543
1991-92 27 NJN NBA SG 82 82 3027 668 1315 .508 123 277 .444 545 1038 .525 232 287 .808 97 161 258 252 105 11 215 248 1691
1992-93 28 NJN NBA SG 70 67 2660 587 1134 .518 75 167 .449 512 967 .529 315 362 .870 42 148 190 247 94 13 204 237 1564
Career NBA 290 149 7669 1705 3369 .506 255 583 .437 1450 2786 .520 796 946 .841 240 429 669 701 265 27 596 751 4461
3 seasons NJN NBA 195 149 6569 1466 2871 .511 220 503 .437 1246 2368 .526 646 764 .846 180 360 540 565 236 25 488 596 3798
2 seasons POR NBA 95 0 1100 239 498 .480 35 80 .438 204 418 .488 150 182 .824 60 69 129 136 29 2 108 155 663

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
1989-90 25 POR NBA SG 77 0 12.6 2.7 5.5 .485 0.4 1.0 .459 2.2 4.6 .490 1.8 2.1 .844 0.6 0.8 1.4 1.5 0.3 0.0 1.2 1.7 7.6
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 61 0 16.6 4.0 8.1 .493 0.4 1.1 .354 3.6 7.0 .514 1.9 2.2 .832 0.8 1.0 1.8 1.4 0.7 0.0 1.3 2.2 10.2
1990-91 26 POR NBA SG 18 0 7.4 1.8 3.9 .451 0.1 0.3 .167 1.7 3.6 .477 0.8 1.2 .682 0.6 0.4 1.0 1.1 0.3 0.0 0.7 1.2 4.4
1990-91 26 NJN NBA SG 43 0 20.5 4.9 9.8 .500 0.5 1.4 .373 4.4 8.4 .521 2.3 2.7 .861 1.0 1.2 2.1 1.5 0.9 0.0 1.6 2.6 12.6
1991-92 27 NJN NBA SG 82 82 36.9 8.1 16.0 .508 1.5 3.4 .444 6.6 12.7 .525 2.8 3.5 .808 1.2 2.0 3.1 3.1 1.3 0.1 2.6 3.0 20.6
1992-93 28 NJN NBA SG 70 67 38.0 8.4 16.2 .518 1.1 2.4 .449 7.3 13.8 .529 4.5 5.2 .870 0.6 2.1 2.7 3.5 1.3 0.2 2.9 3.4 22.3
Career NBA 290 149 26.4 5.9 11.6 .506 0.9 2.0 .437 5.0 9.6 .520 2.7 3.3 .841 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.4 0.9 0.1 2.1 2.6 15.4
3 seasons NJN NBA 195 149 33.7 7.5 14.7 .511 1.1 2.6 .437 6.4 12.1 .526 3.3 3.9 .846 0.9 1.8 2.8 2.9 1.2 0.1 2.5 3.1 19.5
2 seasons POR NBA 95 0 11.6 2.5 5.2 .480 0.4 0.8 .438 2.1 4.4 .488 1.6 1.9 .824 0.6 0.7 1.4 1.4 0.3 0.0 1.1 1.6 7.0

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
1989-90 25 POR NBA SG 77 0 967 7.7 15.9 .485 1.3 2.8 .459 6.4 13.1 .490 5.0 6.0 .844 1.9 2.3 4.1 4.3 0.9 0.1 3.6 5.0 21.7
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 61 0 1015 8.6 17.5 .493 0.8 2.3 .354 7.8 15.2 .514 4.0 4.9 .832 1.8 2.1 3.9 3.1 1.5 0.0 2.9 4.7 22.1
1990-91 26 POR NBA SG 18 0 133 8.7 19.2 .451 0.3 1.6 .167 8.4 17.6 .477 4.1 6.0 .682 2.7 2.2 4.9 5.4 1.6 0.0 3.2 5.7 21.7
1990-91 26 NJN NBA SG 43 0 882 8.6 17.2 .500 0.9 2.4 .373 7.7 14.8 .521 4.0 4.7 .861 1.7 2.1 3.8 2.7 1.5 0.0 2.8 4.5 22.2
1991-92 27 NJN NBA SG 82 82 3027 7.9 15.6 .508 1.5 3.3 .444 6.5 12.3 .525 2.8 3.4 .808 1.2 1.9 3.1 3.0 1.2 0.1 2.6 2.9 20.1
1992-93 28 NJN NBA SG 70 67 2660 7.9 15.3 .518 1.0 2.3 .449 6.9 13.1 .529 4.3 4.9 .870 0.6 2.0 2.6 3.3 1.3 0.2 2.8 3.2 21.2
Career NBA 290 149 7669 8.0 15.8 .506 1.2 2.7 .437 6.8 13.1 .520 3.7 4.4 .841 1.1 2.0 3.1 3.3 1.2 0.1 2.8 3.5 20.9
3 seasons NJN NBA 195 149 6569 8.0 15.7 .511 1.2 2.8 .437 6.8 13.0 .526 3.5 4.2 .846 1.0 2.0 3.0 3.1 1.3 0.1 2.7 3.3 20.8
2 seasons POR NBA 95 0 1100 7.8 16.3 .480 1.1 2.6 .438 6.7 13.7 .488 4.9 6.0 .824 2.0 2.3 4.2 4.5 0.9 0.1 3.5 5.1 21.7

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
1989-90 25 POR NBA SG 77 967 15.5 .586 .525 .375 .173 5.5 7.0 6.2 17.5 1.1 0.1 16.2 24.1 113 109 1.8 1.0 2.8 .139
1990-91 26 TOT NBA SG 61 1015 16.6 .563 .516 .278 .132 5.2 6.3 5.7 13.9 2.0 0.1 12.8 25.2 111 110 1.7 0.8 2.5 .119
1990-91 26 POR NBA SG 18 133 15.3 .496 .458 .310 .085 8.4 6.6 7.5 22.9 2.2 0.0 12.9 28.3 104 107 0.1 0.2 0.3 .094
1990-91 26 NJN NBA SG 43 882 16.8 .574 .526 .273 .140 4.7 6.3 5.5 12.6 2.0 0.1 12.7 24.7 112 110 1.6 0.6 2.3 .123
1991-92 27 NJN NBA SG 82 3027 15.8 .587 .555 .218 .211 3.3 5.8 4.5 12.7 1.7 0.2 13.0 22.0 116 113 6.2 1.6 7.7 .122
1992-93 28 NJN NBA SG 70 2660 17.3 .605 .551 .319 .147 1.7 6.1 3.9 15.3 1.8 0.3 13.6 23.6 116 109 5.8 2.6 8.4 .152
Career NBA 290 7669 16.4 .589 .544 .281 .173 3.3 6.1 4.7 14.4 1.7 0.2 13.6 23.2 115 110 15.6 5.9 21.5 .134
3 seasons NJN NBA 195 6569 16.5 .592 .549 .266 .175 2.8 6.0 4.4 13.7 1.8 0.2 13.2 23.0 115 111 13.6 4.8 18.4 .134
2 seasons POR NBA 95 1100 15.5 .573 .515 .365 .161 5.9 6.9 6.4 18.2 1.2 0.1 15.7 24.6 112 108 1.9 1.1 3.1 .133

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
1989-90 25 POR NBA SG 20 0 253 48 109 .440 5 16 .313 43 93 .462 21 36 .583 10 22 32 20 6 0 20 37 122
1991-92 27 NJN NBA SG 4 4 163 41 76 .539 4 12 .333 37 64 .578 11 13 .846 4 6 10 13 4 1 8 13 97
1992-93 28 NJN NBA SG 5 5 193 30 66 .455 2 6 .333 28 60 .467 16 20 .800 2 7 9 9 2 0 22 18 78
Career NBA 29 9 609 119 251 .474 11 34 .324 108 217 .498 48 69 .696 16 35 51 42 12 1 50 68 297
1 season POR NBA 20 0 253 48 109 .440 5 16 .313 43 93 .462 21 36 .583 10 22 32 20 6 0 20 37 122
2 seasons NJN NBA 9 9 356 71 142 .500 6 18 .333 65 124 .524 27 33 .818 6 13 19 22 6 1 30 31 175

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
1989-90 25 POR NBA SG 20 0 12.7 2.4 5.5 .440 0.3 0.8 .313 2.2 4.7 .462 1.1 1.8 .583 0.5 1.1 1.6 1.0 0.3 0.0 1.0 1.9 6.1
1991-92 27 NJN NBA SG 4 4 40.8 10.3 19.0 .539 1.0 3.0 .333 9.3 16.0 .578 2.8 3.3 .846 1.0 1.5 2.5 3.3 1.0 0.3 2.0 3.3 24.3
1992-93 28 NJN NBA SG 5 5 38.6 6.0 13.2 .455 0.4 1.2 .333 5.6 12.0 .467 3.2 4.0 .800 0.4 1.4 1.8 1.8 0.4 0.0 4.4 3.6 15.6
Career NBA 29 9 21.0 4.1 8.7 .474 0.4 1.2 .324 3.7 7.5 .498 1.7 2.4 .696 0.6 1.2 1.8 1.4 0.4 0.0 1.7 2.3 10.2
1 season POR NBA 20 0 12.7 2.4 5.5 .440 0.3 0.8 .313 2.2 4.7 .462 1.1 1.8 .583 0.5 1.1 1.6 1.0 0.3 0.0 1.0 1.9 6.1
2 seasons NJN NBA 9 9 39.6 7.9 15.8 .500 0.7 2.0 .333 7.2 13.8 .524 3.0 3.7 .818 0.7 1.4 2.1 2.4 0.7 0.1 3.3 3.4 19.4

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
1989-90 25 POR NBA SG 20 0 253 6.8 15.5 .440 0.7 2.3 .313 6.1 13.2 .462 3.0 5.1 .583 1.4 3.1 4.6 2.8 0.9 0.0 2.8 5.3 17.4
1991-92 27 NJN NBA SG 4 4 163 9.1 16.8 .539 0.9 2.7 .333 8.2 14.1 .578 2.4 2.9 .846 0.9 1.3 2.2 2.9 0.9 0.2 1.8 2.9 21.4
1992-93 28 NJN NBA SG 5 5 193 5.6 12.3 .455 0.4 1.1 .333 5.2 11.2 .467 3.0 3.7 .800 0.4 1.3 1.7 1.7 0.4 0.0 4.1 3.4 14.5
Career NBA 29 9 609 7.0 14.8 .474 0.7 2.0 .324 6.4 12.8 .498 2.8 4.1 .696 0.9 2.1 3.0 2.5 0.7 0.1 3.0 4.0 17.6
1 season POR NBA 20 0 253 6.8 15.5 .440 0.7 2.3 .313 6.1 13.2 .462 3.0 5.1 .583 1.4 3.1 4.6 2.8 0.9 0.0 2.8 5.3 17.4
2 seasons NJN NBA 9 9 356 7.2 14.4 .500 0.6 1.8 .333 6.6 12.5 .524 2.7 3.3 .818 0.6 1.3 1.9 2.2 0.6 0.1 3.0 3.1 17.7

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
1989-90 25 POR NBA SG 20 253 9.5 .489 .463 .330 .147 4.2 10.0 7.0 12.9 1.1 0.0 13.8 23.4 96 111 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .012
1991-92 27 NJN NBA SG 4 163 16.6 .593 .566 .171 .158 2.4 4.3 3.3 12.8 1.2 0.4 8.9 22.5 118 120 0.3 0.0 0.3 .091
1992-93 28 NJN NBA SG 5 193 5.6 .521 .470 .303 .091 1.2 4.2 2.8 7.4 0.5 0.0 22.7 23.0 86 113 -0.3 0.1 -0.3 -0.063
Career NBA 29 609 10.2 .528 .496 .275 .135 2.8 6.7 4.6 11.1 1.0 0.1 15.1 23.0 99 114 -0.2 0.3 0.1 .009
1 season POR NBA 20 253 9.5 .489 .463 .330 .147 4.2 10.0 7.0 12.9 1.1 0.0 13.8 23.4 96 111 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .012
2 seasons NJN NBA 9 356 10.6 .559 .521 .232 .127 1.8 4.3 3.0 9.9 0.9 0.2 16.1 22.7 100 116 0.0 0.1 0.1 .008

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
Drazen Petrovic 8.4 7.7 2.8 2.5
Richie Guerin 91.9 8.4 7.4 3.5 1.7
Steve Smith 91.0 8.1 7.8 3.5 1.5
Lucius Allen 89.3 7.6 7.6 2.2 1.9
Gus Williams 89.1 8.3 7.7 4.2 3.6
Gary Payton 87.5 9.3 7.8 3.9 3.4
Baron Davis 86.8 8.9 8.2 4.5 2.1
Michael Adams 86.4 8.3 7.5 2.7 -0.1
Ray Williams 85.3 8.2 7.2 3.9 1.0
Ronnie Brewer 84.7 7.8 6.8 3.7 1.7
Kerry Kittles 84.7 8.4 6.9 4.7 1.8
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Drazen Petrovic 8.4 7.7 2.8 2.5
George Lehmann 79.5 7.3 5.9 2.5 2.3 0.7 0.0 0.0
John Logan 75.6 9.2 8.3 5.2 4.3 1.0
Stephen Curry 73.8 11.2 6.6 4.7 2.2
Al Cervi 72.1 9.3 5.3 5.3 2.1
Ty Lawson 71.0 7.4 6.9 6.7 3.7
Micheal Williams 70.7 9.0 7.6 5.7 5.6 0.7 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Buddy Jeannette 70.6 8.2 4.9 2.6
D.J. Augustin 70.4 6.2 5.1 2.8 2.8 0.5
Bob Verga 69.6 8.2 3.8 3.3 2.8 1.5 0.1
Charles Beasley 68.5 8.0 4.1 2.6 0.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Weekly & Monthly Awards

Player of the Week: 1 time (Show/Hide)

Honors
1992-93 NBA All-NBA (3rd)
Games
1991-92 NBA 82 (2)
3-Pt Field Goals
1991-92 NBA 123 (9)
3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1991-92 NBA 277 (10)
3-Pt Field Goal Pct
1989-90 NBA .460 (3)
1991-92 NBA .444 (2)
1992-93 NBA .449 (3)
Career NBA .437 (4)
Career .437 (4)
Free Throw Pct
1992-93 NBA .870 (9)
True Shooting Pct
1992-93 NBA .605 (8)
Effective Field Goal Pct
1991-92 NBA .555 (9)
1992-93 NBA .551 (10)
     

Transactions

June 17, 1986: Drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 3rd round (60th pick) of the 1986 NBA Draft.

January 23, 1991: As part of a 3-team trade, traded by the Portland Trail Blazers with a 1993 2nd round draft pick (Kevin Thompson was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets; the Denver Nuggets traded Terry Mills to the New Jersey Nets; the Denver Nuggets traded Walter Davis and a 1992 2nd round draft pick (Reggie Smith was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers; and the New Jersey Nets traded Greg Anderson and a 1992 1st round draft pick (Bryant Stith was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1990-91 New Jersey Nets NBA $1,200,000
1991-92 New Jersey Nets NBA $1,375,000
1992-93 New Jersey Nets NBA $1,615,000
Career (may be incomplete) $4,190,000

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