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Dick Ricketts

Richard James Ricketts Jr.

Position: Power Forward and Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-7 ▪ Weight: 215 lbs.
Born: December 4, 1933 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Died: March 6, 1988
High School: Pottstown in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
College: Duquesne University
Draft: St. Louis Hawks, 1st round (1st pick, 1st overall), 1955 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 5, 1955

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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
1955-56 22 TOT NBA PF 68 1943 235 752 .313 235 752 .313 138 195 .708 490 206 287 608
1955-56 22 STL NBA PF 29 777 94 301 .312 94 301 .312 55 78 .705 196 82 115 243
1955-56 22 ROC NBA PF 39 1166 141 451 .313 141 451 .313 83 117 .709 294 124 172 365
1956-57 23 ROC NBA C 72 2114 299 869 .344 299 869 .344 206 297 .694 437 127 307 804
1957-58 24 CIN NBA PF 72 1620 215 664 .324 215 664 .324 132 196 .673 410 114 277 562
Career NBA 212 5677 749 2285 .328 749 2285 .328 476 688 .692 1337 447 871 1974
3 seasons ROC,CIN NBA 183 4900 655 1984 .330 655 1984 .330 421 610 .690 1141 365 756 1731
1 season STL NBA 29 777 94 301 .312 94 301 .312 55 78 .705 196 82 115 243

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
1955-56 22 TOT NBA PF 68 28.6 3.5 11.1 .313 3.5 11.1 .313 2.0 2.9 .708 7.2 3.0 4.2 8.9
1955-56 22 STL NBA PF 29 26.8 3.2 10.4 .312 3.2 10.4 .312 1.9 2.7 .705 6.8 2.8 4.0 8.4
1955-56 22 ROC NBA PF 39 29.9 3.6 11.6 .313 3.6 11.6 .313 2.1 3.0 .709 7.5 3.2 4.4 9.4
1956-57 23 ROC NBA C 72 29.4 4.2 12.1 .344 4.2 12.1 .344 2.9 4.1 .694 6.1 1.8 4.3 11.2
1957-58 24 CIN NBA PF 72 22.5 3.0 9.2 .324 3.0 9.2 .324 1.8 2.7 .673 5.7 1.6 3.8 7.8
Career NBA 212 26.8 3.5 10.8 .328 3.5 10.8 .328 2.2 3.2 .692 6.3 2.1 4.1 9.3
3 seasons ROC,CIN NBA 183 26.8 3.6 10.8 .330 3.6 10.8 .330 2.3 3.3 .690 6.2 2.0 4.1 9.5
1 season STL NBA 29 26.8 3.2 10.4 .312 3.2 10.4 .312 1.9 2.7 .705 6.8 2.8 4.0 8.4

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
1955-56 22 TOT NBA PF 68 1943 4.4 13.9 .313 4.4 13.9 .313 2.6 3.6 .708 9.1 3.8 5.3 11.3
1955-56 22 STL NBA PF 29 777 4.4 13.9 .312 4.4 13.9 .312 2.5 3.6 .705 9.1 3.8 5.3 11.3
1955-56 22 ROC NBA PF 39 1166 4.4 13.9 .313 4.4 13.9 .313 2.6 3.6 .709 9.1 3.8 5.3 11.3
1956-57 23 ROC NBA C 72 2114 5.1 14.8 .344 5.1 14.8 .344 3.5 5.1 .694 7.4 2.2 5.2 13.7
1957-58 24 CIN NBA PF 72 1620 4.8 14.8 .324 4.8 14.8 .324 2.9 4.4 .673 9.1 2.5 6.2 12.5
Career NBA 212 5677 4.7 14.5 .328 4.7 14.5 .328 3.0 4.4 .692 8.5 2.8 5.5 12.5
3 seasons ROC,CIN NBA 183 4900 4.8 14.6 .330 4.8 14.6 .330 3.1 4.5 .690 8.4 2.7 5.6 12.7
1 season STL NBA 29 777 4.4 13.9 .312 4.4 13.9 .312 2.5 3.6 .705 9.1 3.8 5.3 11.3

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
1955-56 22 TOT NBA PF 68 1943 9.6 .363 .313 .259 -3.0 3.0 0.0 -0.001
1955-56 22 STL NBA PF 29 777 9.5 .362 .312 .259 -1.2 1.1 -0.2 -0.010
1955-56 22 ROC NBA PF 39 1166 9.6 .363 .313 .259 -1.8 1.9 0.1 .005
1956-57 23 ROC NBA C 72 2114 10.6 .402 .344 .342 -0.8 2.8 2.0 .046
1957-58 24 CIN NBA PF 72 1620 8.4 .375 .324 .295 -1.8 1.9 0.1 .004
Career NBA 212 5677 9.6 .381 .328 .301 -5.7 7.8 2.1 .018
3 seasons ROC,CIN NBA 183 4900 9.6 .384 .330 .307 -4.4 6.7 2.3 .022
1 season STL NBA 29 777 9.5 .362 .312 .259 -1.2 1.1 -0.2 -0.010

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
1957-58 24 CIN NBA PF 2 31 5 15 .333 5 15 .333 5 5 1.000 10 2 9 15
Career NBA 2 31 5 15 .333 5 15 .333 5 5 1.000 10 2 9 15
1 season CIN NBA 2 31 5 15 .333 5 15 .333 5 5 1.000 10 2 9 15

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
1957-58 24 CIN NBA PF 2 15.5 2.5 7.5 .333 2.5 7.5 .333 2.5 2.5 1.000 5.0 1.0 4.5 7.5
Career NBA 2 15.5 2.5 7.5 .333 2.5 7.5 .333 2.5 2.5 1.000 5.0 1.0 4.5 7.5
1 season CIN NBA 2 15.5 2.5 7.5 .333 2.5 7.5 .333 2.5 2.5 1.000 5.0 1.0 4.5 7.5

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
1957-58 24 CIN NBA PF 2 31 5.8 17.4 .333 5.8 17.4 .333 5.8 5.8 1.000 11.6 2.3 10.5 17.4
Career NBA 2 31 5.8 17.4 .333 5.8 17.4 .333 5.8 5.8 1.000 11.6 2.3 10.5 17.4
1 season CIN NBA 2 31 5.8 17.4 .333 5.8 17.4 .333 5.8 5.8 1.000 11.6 2.3 10.5 17.4

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
1957-58 24 CIN NBA PF 2 31 13.8 .436 .333 .333 11.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 .086
Career NBA 2 31 13.8 .436 .333 .333 11.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 .086
1 season CIN NBA 2 31 13.8 .436 .333 .333 11.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 .086

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 3 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3
Dick Ricketts 2.0 0.1 0.0
Dean Tolson 96.7 2.0 0.2 0.0
Keith Erickson 88.1 2.1 0.2 -0.2
Joe Roberts 87.6 1.9 0.2 0.0
Neil Johnson 84.7 2.2 0.2 -0.2
Johnny Baum 84.7 2.0 0.4 -0.1
Duane Ferrell 83.9 1.9 0.4 -0.1
Bruce Bowen 83.0 2.2 0.0 0.0
Bernard Thompson 82.9 2.1 0.2 0.1
Louis Amundson 81.4 1.8 0.1 0.1
Tony Massenburg 78.8 2.2 0.4 -0.1
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6
Dick Ricketts 2.0 0.1 0.0
Dean Tolson 96.7 2.0 0.2 0.0
Joe Roberts 79.2 1.9 0.2 0.2 0.0
Kevin Seraphin 77.3 2.3 0.2 0.1
J.J. Anderson 76.9 2.3 0.2 0.1
Bill Bunting 71.4 2.0 0.7 0.0
Red Morrison 71.2 1.7 0.5 0.0
Brian Evans 67.6 1.5 0.1 0.1
Linton Johnson 66.4 1.9 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Gerard King 65.7 2.3 0.5 0.2
Jim Holstein 64.6 1.8 0.6 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1953-54 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)
1954-55 NCAA AP All-America (1st)
Games
1956-57 NBA 72 (1)
1957-58 NBA 72 (1)
Personal Fouls
1955-56 NBA 287 (5)
1956-57 NBA 307 (2)
1957-58 NBA 277 (6)
Defensive Win Shares
1955-56 NBA 3.0 (10)
1956-57 NBA 2.8 (10)

Transactions

April 13, 1955: Drafted by the Milwaukee Hawks in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1955 NBA Draft.

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