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Kenny Sailors

Kenneth L. Sailors

Shoots: Right
Height: 5-10 ▪ Weight: 175 lbs.
Born: January 14, 1922 in Hillsdale, Wyoming
High School: Laramie in Laramie, Wyoming
College: University of Wyoming
NBA Debut: November 3, 1946

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
1946-47 25 CLR BAA 58 229 741 .309 229 741 .309 119 200 .595 134 177 577
1947-48 26 TOT BAA 44 207 689 .300 207 689 .300 110 159 .692 59 162 524
1947-48 26 CHS BAA 1 0 3 .000 0 3 .000 0 0 0 1 0
1947-48 26 PHW BAA 2 2 3 .667 2 3 .667 0 0 0 4 4
1947-48 26 PRO BAA 41 205 683 .300 205 683 .300 110 159 .692 59 157 520
1948-49 27 PRO BAA 57 309 906 .341 309 906 .341 281 367 .766 209 239 899
1949-50 28 DNN NBA 57 329 944 .349 329 944 .349 329 456 .721 229 242 987
1950-51 29 TOT NBA 60 181 533 .340 181 533 .340 131 180 .728 120 150 196 493
1950-51 29 BOS NBA 10 4 25 .160 4 25 .160 10 16 .625 3 8 14 18
1950-51 29 BLB NBA 50 177 508 .348 177 508 .348 121 164 .738 117 142 182 475
Career TOT 276 1255 3813 .329 1255 3813 .329 970 1362 .712 120 781 1016 3480
BAA 159 745 2336 .319 745 2336 .319 510 726 .702 402 578 2000
NBA 117 510 1477 .345 510 1477 .345 460 636 .723 120 379 438 1480
2 seasons PRO BAA 98 514 1589 .323 514 1589 .323 391 526 .743 268 396 1419
1 season CLR BAA 58 229 741 .309 229 741 .309 119 200 .595 134 177 577
1 season DNN NBA 57 329 944 .349 329 944 .349 329 456 .721 229 242 987
1 season BLB NBA 50 177 508 .348 177 508 .348 121 164 .738 117 142 182 475
1 season BOS NBA 10 4 25 .160 4 25 .160 10 16 .625 3 8 14 18
1 season PHW BAA 2 2 3 .667 2 3 .667 0 0 0 4 4
1 season CHS BAA 1 0 3 .000 0 3 .000 0 0 0 1 0

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
1946-47 25 CLR BAA 58 3.9 12.8 .309 3.9 12.8 .309 2.1 3.4 .595 2.3 3.1 9.9
1947-48 26 TOT BAA 44 4.7 15.7 .300 4.7 15.7 .300 2.5 3.6 .692 1.3 3.7 11.9
1947-48 26 CHS BAA 1 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
1947-48 26 PHW BAA 2 1.0 1.5 .667 1.0 1.5 .667 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0
1947-48 26 PRO BAA 41 5.0 16.7 .300 5.0 16.7 .300 2.7 3.9 .692 1.4 3.8 12.7
1948-49 27 PRO BAA 57 5.4 15.9 .341 5.4 15.9 .341 4.9 6.4 .766 3.7 4.2 15.8
1949-50 28 DNN NBA 57 5.8 16.6 .349 5.8 16.6 .349 5.8 8.0 .721 4.0 4.2 17.3
1950-51 29 TOT NBA 60 3.0 8.9 .340 3.0 8.9 .340 2.2 3.0 .728 2.0 2.5 3.3 8.2
1950-51 29 BOS NBA 10 0.4 2.5 .160 0.4 2.5 .160 1.0 1.6 .625 0.3 0.8 1.4 1.8
1950-51 29 BLB NBA 50 3.5 10.2 .348 3.5 10.2 .348 2.4 3.3 .738 2.3 2.8 3.6 9.5
Career TOT 276 4.5 13.8 .329 4.5 13.8 .329 3.5 4.9 .712 2.0 2.8 3.7 12.6
BAA 159 4.7 14.7 .319 4.7 14.7 .319 3.2 4.6 .702 2.5 3.6 12.6
NBA 117 4.4 12.6 .345 4.4 12.6 .345 3.9 5.4 .723 2.0 3.2 3.7 12.6
2 seasons PRO BAA 98 5.2 16.2 .323 5.2 16.2 .323 4.0 5.4 .743 2.7 4.0 14.5
1 season CLR BAA 58 3.9 12.8 .309 3.9 12.8 .309 2.1 3.4 .595 2.3 3.1 9.9
1 season DNN NBA 57 5.8 16.6 .349 5.8 16.6 .349 5.8 8.0 .721 4.0 4.2 17.3
1 season BLB NBA 50 3.5 10.2 .348 3.5 10.2 .348 2.4 3.3 .738 2.3 2.8 3.6 9.5
1 season BOS NBA 10 0.4 2.5 .160 0.4 2.5 .160 1.0 1.6 .625 0.3 0.8 1.4 1.8
1 season PHW BAA 2 1.0 1.5 .667 1.0 1.5 .667 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0
1 season CHS BAA 1 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 3.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

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
1946-47 25 CLR BAA 58 .309 .309 .595
1947-48 26 TOT BAA 44 .300 .300 .692
1947-48 26 CHS BAA 1 .000 .000
1947-48 26 PHW BAA 2 .667 .667
1947-48 26 PRO BAA 41 .300 .300 .692
1948-49 27 PRO BAA 57 .341 .341 .766
1949-50 28 DNN NBA 57 .349 .349 .721
1950-51 29 TOT NBA 60 .340 .340 .728
1950-51 29 BOS NBA 10 .160 .160 .625
1950-51 29 BLB NBA 50 .348 .348 .738
Career TOT 276 .329 .329 .712
BAA 159 .319 .319 .702
NBA 117 .345 .345 .723
2 seasons PRO BAA 98 .323 .323 .743
1 season CLR BAA 58 .309 .309 .595
1 season DNN NBA 57 .349 .349 .721
1 season BLB NBA 50 .348 .348 .738
1 season BOS NBA 10 .160 .160 .625
1 season PHW BAA 2 .667 .667
1 season CHS BAA 1 .000 .000

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
1946-47 25 CLR BAA 58 .348 .309 .270 4.0 1.1 5.2
1947-48 26 TOT BAA 44 .345 .300 .231 2.3 -0.5 1.7
1947-48 26 CHS BAA 1 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
1947-48 26 PHW BAA 2 .667 .667 .000 0.1 0.1 0.1
1947-48 26 PRO BAA 41 .345 .300 .233 2.2 -0.6 1.6
1948-49 27 PRO BAA 57 .421 .341 .405 5.1 -0.2 4.9
1949-50 28 DNN NBA 57 .431 .349 .483 4.8 -1.0 3.7
1950-51 29 TOT NBA 60 .403 .340 .338 0.5 1.0 1.6
1950-51 29 BOS NBA 10 .281 .160 .640 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
1950-51 29 BLB NBA 50 .409 .348 .323 0.8 1.0 1.8
Career TOT 276 .394 .329 .357 16.7 0.4 17.1
BAA 159 .377 .319 .311 11.4 0.4 11.8
NBA 117 .421 .345 .431 5.3 0.0 5.3
2 seasons PRO BAA 98 .390 .323 .331 7.4 -0.8 6.5
1 season CLR BAA 58 .348 .309 .270 4.0 1.1 5.2
1 season DNN NBA 57 .431 .349 .483 4.8 -1.0 3.7
1 season BLB NBA 50 .409 .348 .323 0.8 1.0 1.8
1 season BOS NBA 10 .281 .160 .640 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
1 season PHW BAA 2 .667 .667 .000 0.1 0.1 0.1
1 season CHS BAA 1 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

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
1946-47 25 CLR BAA 2 6 16 .375 6 16 .375 3 4 .750 4 8 15
Career BAA 2 6 16 .375 6 16 .375 3 4 .750 4 8 15
1 season CLR BAA 2 6 16 .375 6 16 .375 3 4 .750 4 8 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
1946-47 25 CLR BAA 2 3.0 8.0 .375 3.0 8.0 .375 1.5 2.0 .750 2.0 4.0 7.5
Career BAA 2 3.0 8.0 .375 3.0 8.0 .375 1.5 2.0 .750 2.0 4.0 7.5
1 season CLR BAA 2 3.0 8.0 .375 3.0 8.0 .375 1.5 2.0 .750 2.0 4.0 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
1946-47 25 CLR BAA 2 .375 .375 .750
Career BAA 2 .375 .375 .750
1 season CLR BAA 2 .375 .375 .750

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
1946-47 25 CLR BAA 2 .422 .375 .250 0.2 -0.1 0.1
Career BAA 2 .422 .375 .250 0.2 -0.1 0.1
1 season CLR BAA 2 .422 .375 .250 0.2 -0.1 0.1

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
Kenny Sailors 5.2 4.9 3.7 1.7 1.6
Larry Steele 94.5 5.7 4.8 3.6 1.9 1.6
Al Attles 94.1 5.3 5.2 3.4 1.9 1.7
Bob Warren 92.7 4.9 4.8 4.0 2.3 1.6
Isaiah Rider 92.5 5.8 5.0 3.4 1.9 1.7
Quinn Buckner 90.9 5.4 4.4 3.2 2.0 1.5
Ron Brewer 89.7 5.6 4.3 3.3 1.6 1.4
Dean Meminger 88.6 5.0 4.4 3.9 2.2 1.0
Rodney Stuckey 88.5 5.0 4.5 3.8 2.7 2.0
Arron Afflalo 87.5 6.2 5.3 4.3 1.9 1.8
Adrian Smith 87.2 6.1 4.4 3.4 1.9 1.8
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Kenny Sailors 5.2 4.9 3.7 1.7 1.6
Dean Meminger 87.9 5.0 4.4 3.9 2.2 1.0 0.2
Eric Gordon 86.5 5.3 4.6 3.2 1.1 0.7
Ron Brewer 84.6 5.6 4.3 3.3 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.3 0.1
Mario Chalmers 84.3 5.2 5.2 4.3 2.9 2.7
Mitchell Wiggins 83.6 5.4 3.5 3.3 2.0 1.2 -0.1
Randy Wittman 83.6 5.9 4.2 3.5 1.6 1.2 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ramon Sessions 82.9 5.6 4.4 3.7 2.9 1.1 0.7
Lewis Lloyd 82.8 6.3 4.7 4.6 2.6 1.6 0.1 0.0
Frank Selvy 81.0 5.5 4.1 3.6 2.4 2.3 0.6 0.0 -0.6
Charles Dudley 80.9 4.6 4.0 3.6 1.6 0.2 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1948-49 BAA All-BAA (2nd)
Field Goals
1948-49 BAA 309 (9)
Field Goal Attempts
1948-49 BAA 906 (5)
1949-50 NBA 944 (9)
Free Throws
1948-49 BAA 281 (5)
1949-50 NBA 329 (7)
Free Throw Attempts
1948-49 BAA 367 (5)
1949-50 NBA 456 (7)
Assists
1946-47 BAA 134 (2)
1948-49 BAA 209 (8)
Personal Fouls
1946-47 BAA 177 (10)
1947-48 BAA 162 (10)
1948-49 BAA 239 (10)
Points
1948-49 BAA 899 (8)
1949-50 NBA 987 (8)
Field Goal Pct
1946-47 BAA .309 (9)
Points Per Game
1948-49 BAA 15.8 (5)
1949-50 NBA 17.3 (4)
Assists Per Game
1946-47 BAA 2.3 (2)
1947-48 BAA 1.3 (10)
1948-49 BAA 3.7 (7)
1949-50 NBA 4.0 (6)
Effective Field Goal Pct
1946-47 BAA .309 (9)
     

Transactions

July 27, 1947: Drafted by the Chicago Stags from the Cleveland Rebels in the dispersal draft.

November, 1947: Sold by the Chicago Stags to the Philadelphia Warriors.

December 1, 1947: Sold by the Philadelphia Warriors to the Providence Steam Rollers.

July 16, 1949: Signed as a free agent with the Denver Nuggets.

June 22, 1950: Sold by the Denver Nuggets to the Boston Celtics.

December 1, 1950: Traded by the Boston Celtics with Brady Walker to the Baltimore Bullets for Dick Mehen.

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