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Purvis Short

Purvis Short

Position: Small Forward and Shooting Guard and Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-7 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.
Born: July 2, 1957 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
High School: Blair in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
College: Jackson State University
Draft: Golden State Warriors, 1st round (5th pick, 5th overall), 1978 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 14, 1978
Relatives: Brother of Gene Short

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Jul 31, 2014 7:17 PM

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
1978-79 21 GSW NBA PF 75 1703 369 771 .479 369 771 .479 57 85 .671 127 220 347 97 54 12 111 233 795
1979-80 22 GSW NBA SF 62 1636 461 916 .503 0 6 .000 461 910 .507 134 165 .812 119 197 316 123 63 9 122 186 1056
1980-81 23 GSW NBA SF 79 2309 549 1157 .475 3 17 .176 546 1140 .479 168 205 .820 151 240 391 249 78 19 143 244 1269
1981-82 24 GSW NBA SF 76 8 1782 456 935 .488 6 28 .214 450 907 .496 177 221 .801 123 143 266 209 65 10 122 220 1095
1982-83 25 GSW NBA SF 67 57 2397 589 1209 .487 4 15 .267 585 1194 .490 255 308 .828 145 209 354 228 94 14 194 242 1437
1983-84 26 GSW NBA SF 79 76 2945 714 1509 .473 22 72 .306 692 1437 .482 353 445 .793 184 254 438 246 103 11 228 252 1803
1984-85 27 GSW NBA SF 78 77 3081 819 1780 .460 47 150 .313 772 1630 .474 501 613 .817 157 241 398 234 116 27 241 255 2186
1985-86 28 GSW NBA SF 64 63 2427 633 1313 .482 15 49 .306 618 1264 .489 351 406 .865 126 203 329 237 92 22 184 229 1632
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 34 15 950 240 501 .479 4 17 .235 236 484 .488 137 160 .856 55 82 137 86 45 7 68 103 621
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 81 11 1949 474 986 .481 5 21 .238 469 965 .486 206 240 .858 71 151 222 162 58 14 118 197 1159
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 65 16 1157 198 480 .413 9 33 .273 189 447 .423 77 89 .865 65 114 179 107 44 13 70 116 482
1989-90 32 NJN NBA SF 82 24 2213 432 950 .455 10 35 .286 422 915 .461 198 237 .835 101 147 248 145 66 20 119 202 1072
Career NBA 842 347 24549 5934 12507 .474 125 443 .282 5809 12064 .482 2614 3174 .824 1424 2201 3625 2123 878 178 1720 2479 14607
9 seasons GSW NBA 614 296 19230 4830 10091 .479 101 354 .285 4729 9737 .486 2133 2608 .818 1187 1789 2976 1709 710 131 1413 1964 11894
2 seasons HOU NBA 146 27 3106 672 1466 .458 14 54 .259 658 1412 .466 283 329 .860 136 265 401 269 102 27 188 313 1641
1 season NJN NBA 82 24 2213 432 950 .455 10 35 .286 422 915 .461 198 237 .835 101 147 248 145 66 20 119 202 1072

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
1978-79 21 GSW NBA PF 75 22.7 4.9 10.3 .479 4.9 10.3 .479 0.8 1.1 .671 1.7 2.9 4.6 1.3 0.7 0.2 1.5 3.1 10.6
1979-80 22 GSW NBA SF 62 26.4 7.4 14.8 .503 0.0 0.1 .000 7.4 14.7 .507 2.2 2.7 .812 1.9 3.2 5.1 2.0 1.0 0.1 2.0 3.0 17.0
1980-81 23 GSW NBA SF 79 29.2 6.9 14.6 .475 0.0 0.2 .176 6.9 14.4 .479 2.1 2.6 .820 1.9 3.0 4.9 3.2 1.0 0.2 1.8 3.1 16.1
1981-82 24 GSW NBA SF 76 8 23.4 6.0 12.3 .488 0.1 0.4 .214 5.9 11.9 .496 2.3 2.9 .801 1.6 1.9 3.5 2.8 0.9 0.1 1.6 2.9 14.4
1982-83 25 GSW NBA SF 67 57 35.8 8.8 18.0 .487 0.1 0.2 .267 8.7 17.8 .490 3.8 4.6 .828 2.2 3.1 5.3 3.4 1.4 0.2 2.9 3.6 21.4
1983-84 26 GSW NBA SF 79 76 37.3 9.0 19.1 .473 0.3 0.9 .306 8.8 18.2 .482 4.5 5.6 .793 2.3 3.2 5.5 3.1 1.3 0.1 2.9 3.2 22.8
1984-85 27 GSW NBA SF 78 77 39.5 10.5 22.8 .460 0.6 1.9 .313 9.9 20.9 .474 6.4 7.9 .817 2.0 3.1 5.1 3.0 1.5 0.3 3.1 3.3 28.0
1985-86 28 GSW NBA SF 64 63 37.9 9.9 20.5 .482 0.2 0.8 .306 9.7 19.8 .489 5.5 6.3 .865 2.0 3.2 5.1 3.7 1.4 0.3 2.9 3.6 25.5
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 34 15 27.9 7.1 14.7 .479 0.1 0.5 .235 6.9 14.2 .488 4.0 4.7 .856 1.6 2.4 4.0 2.5 1.3 0.2 2.0 3.0 18.3
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 81 11 24.1 5.9 12.2 .481 0.1 0.3 .238 5.8 11.9 .486 2.5 3.0 .858 0.9 1.9 2.7 2.0 0.7 0.2 1.5 2.4 14.3
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 65 16 17.8 3.0 7.4 .413 0.1 0.5 .273 2.9 6.9 .423 1.2 1.4 .865 1.0 1.8 2.8 1.6 0.7 0.2 1.1 1.8 7.4
1989-90 32 NJN NBA SF 82 24 27.0 5.3 11.6 .455 0.1 0.4 .286 5.1 11.2 .461 2.4 2.9 .835 1.2 1.8 3.0 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.5 2.5 13.1
Career NBA 842 347 29.2 7.0 14.9 .474 0.2 0.6 .282 6.9 14.3 .482 3.1 3.8 .824 1.7 2.6 4.3 2.5 1.0 0.2 2.0 2.9 17.3
9 seasons GSW NBA 614 296 31.3 7.9 16.4 .479 0.2 0.7 .285 7.7 15.9 .486 3.5 4.2 .818 1.9 2.9 4.8 2.8 1.2 0.2 2.3 3.2 19.4
2 seasons HOU NBA 146 27 21.3 4.6 10.0 .458 0.1 0.4 .259 4.5 9.7 .466 1.9 2.3 .860 0.9 1.8 2.7 1.8 0.7 0.2 1.3 2.1 11.2
1 season NJN NBA 82 24 27.0 5.3 11.6 .455 0.1 0.4 .286 5.1 11.2 .461 2.4 2.9 .835 1.2 1.8 3.0 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.5 2.5 13.1

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
1978-79 21 GSW NBA PF 75 1703 7.8 16.3 .479 7.8 16.3 .479 1.2 1.8 .671 2.7 4.7 7.3 2.1 1.1 0.3 2.3 4.9 16.8
1979-80 22 GSW NBA SF 62 1636 10.1 20.2 .503 0.0 0.1 .000 10.1 20.0 .507 2.9 3.6 .812 2.6 4.3 7.0 2.7 1.4 0.2 2.7 4.1 23.2
1980-81 23 GSW NBA SF 79 2309 8.6 18.0 .475 0.0 0.3 .176 8.5 17.8 .479 2.6 3.2 .820 2.4 3.7 6.1 3.9 1.2 0.3 2.2 3.8 19.8
1981-82 24 GSW NBA SF 76 8 1782 9.2 18.9 .488 0.1 0.6 .214 9.1 18.3 .496 3.6 4.5 .801 2.5 2.9 5.4 4.2 1.3 0.2 2.5 4.4 22.1
1982-83 25 GSW NBA SF 67 57 2397 8.8 18.2 .487 0.1 0.2 .267 8.8 17.9 .490 3.8 4.6 .828 2.2 3.1 5.3 3.4 1.4 0.2 2.9 3.6 21.6
1983-84 26 GSW NBA SF 79 76 2945 8.7 18.4 .473 0.3 0.9 .306 8.5 17.6 .482 4.3 5.4 .793 2.2 3.1 5.4 3.0 1.3 0.1 2.8 3.1 22.0
1984-85 27 GSW NBA SF 78 77 3081 9.6 20.8 .460 0.5 1.8 .313 9.0 19.0 .474 5.9 7.2 .817 1.8 2.8 4.7 2.7 1.4 0.3 2.8 3.0 25.5
1985-86 28 GSW NBA SF 64 63 2427 9.4 19.5 .482 0.2 0.7 .306 9.2 18.7 .489 5.2 6.0 .865 1.9 3.0 4.9 3.5 1.4 0.3 2.7 3.4 24.2
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 34 15 950 9.1 19.0 .479 0.2 0.6 .235 8.9 18.3 .488 5.2 6.1 .856 2.1 3.1 5.2 3.3 1.7 0.3 2.6 3.9 23.5
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 81 11 1949 8.8 18.2 .481 0.1 0.4 .238 8.7 17.8 .486 3.8 4.4 .858 1.3 2.8 4.1 3.0 1.1 0.3 2.2 3.6 21.4
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 65 16 1157 6.2 14.9 .413 0.3 1.0 .273 5.9 13.9 .423 2.4 2.8 .865 2.0 3.5 5.6 3.3 1.4 0.4 2.2 3.6 15.0
1989-90 32 NJN NBA SF 82 24 2213 7.0 15.5 .455 0.2 0.6 .286 6.9 14.9 .461 3.2 3.9 .835 1.6 2.4 4.0 2.4 1.1 0.3 1.9 3.3 17.4
Career NBA 842 347 24549 8.7 18.3 .474 0.2 0.7 .282 8.5 17.7 .482 3.8 4.7 .824 2.1 3.2 5.3 3.1 1.3 0.3 2.5 3.6 21.4
9 seasons GSW NBA 614 296 19230 9.0 18.9 .479 0.2 0.7 .285 8.9 18.2 .486 4.0 4.9 .818 2.2 3.3 5.6 3.2 1.3 0.2 2.6 3.7 22.3
2 seasons HOU NBA 146 27 3106 7.8 17.0 .458 0.2 0.6 .259 7.6 16.4 .466 3.3 3.8 .860 1.6 3.1 4.6 3.1 1.2 0.3 2.2 3.6 19.0
1 season NJN NBA 82 24 2213 7.0 15.5 .455 0.2 0.6 .286 6.9 14.9 .461 3.2 3.9 .835 1.6 2.4 4.0 2.4 1.1 0.3 1.9 3.3 17.4

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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
1978-79 21 GSW NBA PF 75 1703 10.2 21.3 .479 10.2 21.3 .479 1.6 2.3 .671 3.5 6.1 9.6 2.7 1.5 0.3 3.1 6.4 21.9
1979-80 22 GSW NBA SF 62 1636 13.5 26.7 .503 0.0 0.2 .000 13.5 26.6 .507 3.9 4.8 .812 3.5 5.8 9.2 3.6 1.8 0.3 3.6 5.4 30.8
1980-81 23 GSW NBA SF 79 2309 11.3 23.8 .475 0.1 0.4 .176 11.2 23.5 .479 3.5 4.2 .820 3.1 4.9 8.1 5.1 1.6 0.4 2.9 5.0 26.1
1981-82 24 GSW NBA SF 76 8 1782 12.1 24.8 .488 0.2 0.7 .214 11.9 24.1 .496 4.7 5.9 .801 3.3 3.8 7.1 5.6 1.7 0.3 3.2 5.8 29.1
1982-83 25 GSW NBA SF 67 57 2397 11.3 23.3 .487 0.1 0.3 .267 11.3 23.0 .490 4.9 5.9 .828 2.8 4.0 6.8 4.4 1.8 0.3 3.7 4.7 27.7
1983-84 26 GSW NBA SF 79 76 2945 11.3 23.8 .473 0.3 1.1 .306 10.9 22.7 .482 5.6 7.0 .793 2.9 4.0 6.9 3.9 1.6 0.2 3.6 4.0 28.4
1984-85 27 GSW NBA SF 78 77 3081 12.4 26.9 .460 0.7 2.3 .313 11.7 24.6 .474 7.6 9.3 .817 2.4 3.6 6.0 3.5 1.8 0.4 3.6 3.8 33.0
1985-86 28 GSW NBA SF 64 63 2427 12.0 24.9 .482 0.3 0.9 .306 11.7 24.0 .489 6.7 7.7 .865 2.4 3.9 6.2 4.5 1.7 0.4 3.5 4.3 31.0
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 34 15 950 11.9 24.9 .479 0.2 0.8 .235 11.7 24.0 .488 6.8 7.9 .856 2.7 4.1 6.8 4.3 2.2 0.3 3.4 5.1 30.9
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 81 11 1949 11.5 23.9 .481 0.1 0.5 .238 11.3 23.4 .486 5.0 5.8 .858 1.7 3.7 5.4 3.9 1.4 0.3 2.9 4.8 28.0
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 65 16 1157 8.1 19.6 .413 0.4 1.3 .273 7.7 18.2 .423 3.1 3.6 .865 2.6 4.6 7.3 4.4 1.8 0.5 2.9 4.7 19.6
1989-90 32 NJN NBA SF 82 24 2213 9.4 20.8 .455 0.2 0.8 .286 9.2 20.0 .461 4.3 5.2 .835 2.2 3.2 5.4 3.2 1.4 0.4 2.6 4.4 23.4
Career NBA 842 347 24549 11.4 23.9 .474 0.3 0.9 .282 11.1 23.1 .482 5.0 6.1 .824 2.7 4.2 6.9 4.1 1.7 0.3 3.3 4.7 27.9
9 seasons GSW NBA 614 296 19230 11.7 24.5 .479 0.3 0.9 .285 11.5 23.7 .486 5.2 6.3 .818 2.9 4.4 7.2 4.2 1.7 0.3 3.4 4.8 28.9
2 seasons HOU NBA 146 27 3106 10.2 22.3 .458 0.2 0.8 .259 10.0 21.4 .466 4.3 5.0 .860 2.1 4.0 6.1 4.1 1.5 0.4 2.9 4.8 24.9
1 season NJN NBA 82 24 2213 9.4 20.8 .455 0.2 0.8 .286 9.2 20.0 .461 4.3 5.2 .835 2.2 3.2 5.4 3.2 1.4 0.4 2.6 4.4 23.4

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
1978-79 21 GSW NBA PF 75 1703 13.1 .492 .479 .110 8.0 14.0 10.9 8.1 1.5 0.4 12.1 21.8 99 103 0.7 1.9 2.6 .074
1979-80 22 GSW NBA SF 62 1636 19.1 .534 .503 .180 .007 7.8 13.7 10.6 12.4 1.8 0.3 11.0 28.0 106 107 2.3 1.4 3.7 .109
1980-81 23 GSW NBA SF 79 2309 17.0 .509 .476 .177 .015 7.1 11.7 9.4 16.2 1.6 0.5 10.3 23.9 110 110 4.3 1.1 5.4 .111
1981-82 24 GSW NBA SF 76 1782 18.8 .530 .491 .236 .030 7.4 8.9 8.1 17.6 1.7 0.3 10.6 26.1 112 109 3.7 1.3 5.0 .135
1982-83 25 GSW NBA SF 67 2397 17.6 .534 .489 .255 .012 6.3 9.8 8.0 14.2 1.8 0.3 12.6 25.2 107 109 4.0 1.2 5.2 .103
1983-84 26 GSW NBA SF 79 2945 16.9 .529 .480 .295 .048 6.3 10.1 8.1 13.0 1.6 0.2 11.8 25.6 108 111 4.1 1.9 6.0 .098
1984-85 27 GSW NBA SF 78 3081 18.9 .533 .473 .344 .084 5.3 9.6 7.2 12.3 1.8 0.5 10.5 29.1 110 114 5.4 0.8 6.2 .097
1985-86 28 GSW NBA SF 64 2427 19.1 .547 .488 .309 .037 5.4 9.4 7.3 14.8 1.7 0.5 11.0 27.1 112 113 4.9 0.9 5.7 .113
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 34 950 18.6 .543 .483 .319 .034 6.3 9.5 7.9 14.2 2.2 0.4 10.6 27.1 110 112 1.6 0.6 2.2 .111
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 81 1949 15.8 .531 .483 .243 .021 3.8 8.0 5.9 13.0 1.4 0.4 9.8 24.9 109 109 2.6 1.8 4.4 .108
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 65 1157 11.4 .464 .422 .185 .069 6.1 10.6 8.4 13.4 1.8 0.7 11.9 20.5 99 107 0.0 1.4 1.4 .058
1989-90 32 NJN NBA SF 82 2213 13.4 .508 .460 .249 .037 4.6 7.5 6.0 10.8 1.4 0.5 10.1 21.3 107 112 2.0 1.3 3.3 .071
Career NBA 842 24549 16.9 .525 .479 .254 .035 6.1 10.1 8.0 13.3 1.7 0.4 11.0 25.3 108 110 35.6 15.5 51.1 .100
9 seasons GSW NBA 614 19230 17.7 .529 .484 .258 .035 6.5 10.6 8.5 13.6 1.7 0.4 11.2 26.1 109 110 31.0 11.1 42.1 .105
2 seasons HOU NBA 146 3106 14.2 .509 .463 .224 .037 4.7 9.0 6.9 13.2 1.5 0.5 10.5 23.2 106 108 2.6 3.2 5.8 .089
1 season NJN NBA 82 2213 13.4 .508 .460 .249 .037 4.6 7.5 6.0 10.8 1.4 0.5 10.1 21.3 107 112 2.0 1.3 3.3 .071

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
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 10 2 253 57 123 .463 0 2 .000 57 121 .471 32 36 .889 12 21 33 27 12 2 21 34 146
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 4 0 71 7 26 .269 0 1 .000 7 25 .280 8 8 1.000 4 5 9 1 1 0 4 8 22
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 4 0 37 8 21 .381 0 2 .000 8 19 .421 3 5 .600 6 3 9 1 0 0 1 7 19
Career NBA 18 2 361 72 170 .424 0 5 .000 72 165 .436 43 49 .878 22 29 51 29 13 2 26 49 187
1 season GSW NBA 10 2 253 57 123 .463 0 2 .000 57 121 .471 32 36 .889 12 21 33 27 12 2 21 34 146
2 seasons HOU NBA 8 0 108 15 47 .319 0 3 .000 15 44 .341 11 13 .846 10 8 18 2 1 0 5 15 41

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
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 10 2 25.3 5.7 12.3 .463 0.0 0.2 .000 5.7 12.1 .471 3.2 3.6 .889 1.2 2.1 3.3 2.7 1.2 0.2 2.1 3.4 14.6
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 4 0 17.8 1.8 6.5 .269 0.0 0.3 .000 1.8 6.3 .280 2.0 2.0 1.000 1.0 1.3 2.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 1.0 2.0 5.5
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 4 0 9.3 2.0 5.3 .381 0.0 0.5 .000 2.0 4.8 .421 0.8 1.3 .600 1.5 0.8 2.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.8 4.8
Career NBA 18 2 20.1 4.0 9.4 .424 0.0 0.3 .000 4.0 9.2 .436 2.4 2.7 .878 1.2 1.6 2.8 1.6 0.7 0.1 1.4 2.7 10.4
1 season GSW NBA 10 2 25.3 5.7 12.3 .463 0.0 0.2 .000 5.7 12.1 .471 3.2 3.6 .889 1.2 2.1 3.3 2.7 1.2 0.2 2.1 3.4 14.6
2 seasons HOU NBA 8 0 13.5 1.9 5.9 .319 0.0 0.4 .000 1.9 5.5 .341 1.4 1.6 .846 1.3 1.0 2.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.6 1.9 5.1

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
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 10 2 253 8.1 17.5 .463 0.0 0.3 .000 8.1 17.2 .471 4.6 5.1 .889 1.7 3.0 4.7 3.8 1.7 0.3 3.0 4.8 20.8
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 4 0 71 3.5 13.2 .269 0.0 0.5 .000 3.5 12.7 .280 4.1 4.1 1.000 2.0 2.5 4.6 0.5 0.5 0.0 2.0 4.1 11.2
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 4 0 37 7.8 20.4 .381 0.0 1.9 .000 7.8 18.5 .421 2.9 4.9 .600 5.8 2.9 8.8 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 6.8 18.5
Career NBA 18 2 361 7.2 17.0 .424 0.0 0.5 .000 7.2 16.5 .436 4.3 4.9 .878 2.2 2.9 5.1 2.9 1.3 0.2 2.6 4.9 18.6
1 season GSW NBA 10 2 253 8.1 17.5 .463 0.0 0.3 .000 8.1 17.2 .471 4.6 5.1 .889 1.7 3.0 4.7 3.8 1.7 0.3 3.0 4.8 20.8
2 seasons HOU NBA 8 0 108 5.0 15.7 .319 0.0 1.0 .000 5.0 14.7 .341 3.7 4.3 .846 3.3 2.7 6.0 0.7 0.3 0.0 1.7 5.0 13.7

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 10 2 253 11.0 23.7 .463 0.0 0.4 .000 11.0 23.3 .471 6.2 6.9 .889 2.3 4.0 6.3 5.2 2.3 0.4 4.0 6.5 28.1
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 4 0 71 5.0 18.4 .269 0.0 0.7 .000 5.0 17.7 .280 5.7 5.7 1.000 2.8 3.5 6.4 0.7 0.7 0.0 2.8 5.7 15.6
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 4 0 37 10.6 27.8 .381 0.0 2.6 .000 10.6 25.1 .421 4.0 6.6 .600 7.9 4.0 11.9 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.3 9.3 25.1
Career NBA 18 2 361 9.8 23.1 .424 0.0 0.7 .000 9.8 22.4 .436 5.8 6.7 .878 3.0 3.9 6.9 3.9 1.8 0.3 3.5 6.7 25.4
1 season GSW NBA 10 2 253 11.0 23.7 .463 0.0 0.4 .000 11.0 23.3 .471 6.2 6.9 .889 2.3 4.0 6.3 5.2 2.3 0.4 4.0 6.5 28.1
2 seasons HOU NBA 8 0 108 6.9 21.7 .319 0.0 1.4 .000 6.9 20.3 .341 5.1 6.0 .846 4.6 3.7 8.3 0.9 0.5 0.0 2.3 6.9 18.9

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
1986-87 29 GSW NBA SF 10 253 15.0 .526 .463 .293 .016 5.1 10.2 7.4 16.3 2.3 0.5 13.1 26.1 105 114 0.1 0.2 0.3 .055
1987-88 30 HOU NBA SG 4 71 3.1 .373 .269 .308 .038 6.0 8.0 7.0 2.0 0.7 0.0 11.9 19.9 84 116 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.072
1988-89 31 HOU NBA SF 4 37 10.0 .409 .381 .238 .095 18.6 9.3 13.9 4.4 0.0 0.0 4.1 27.2 98 114 0.0 0.0 0.0 .001
Career NBA 18 361 12.2 .488 .424 .288 .029 6.6 9.7 8.0 12.3 1.8 0.3 12.0 25.0 101 114 -0.1 0.3 0.2 .024
1 season GSW NBA 10 253 15.0 .526 .463 .293 .016 5.1 10.2 7.4 16.3 2.3 0.5 13.1 26.1 105 114 0.1 0.2 0.3 .055
2 seasons HOU NBA 8 108 5.5 .389 .319 .277 .064 10.4 8.5 9.4 2.8 0.5 0.0 8.7 22.4 90 116 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.047

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 12 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Purvis Short 6.2 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.7 3.3 2.6 2.2 1.4
Joe Smith 92.7 6.8 6.3 6.1 5.5 4.7 4.4 4.4 3.7 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.3
Robert Horry 92.5 6.9 6.6 5.9 5.7 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.2 3.6 2.9 2.6 1.7
Kyle Korver 91.7 6.6 6.4 5.9 5.3 5.1 4.6 4.6 4.2 3.7 2.6 1.0
Juwan Howard 91.4 7.0 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.6 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.8 1.9
Caron Butler 89.9 7.2 6.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.5 3.6 3.5 2.3 2.1 1.8 1.2
Clarence Weatherspoon 89.1 8.6 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.6
Eddie Johnson 88.8 7.4 6.5 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.3 4.8 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.0 1.8
Larry Smith 88.3 6.1 5.4 5.2 4.7 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.1 2.6 1.2 0.3
Metta World Peace 88.0 8.0 7.2 6.7 5.5 5.3 4.7 4.4 3.7 2.7 2.3 1.9 1.3
Junior Bridgeman 87.5 6.7 6.1 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.0 3.6 3.1 2.6 2.1 0.8 0.6
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Purvis Short 6.2 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.7 3.3 2.6 2.2 1.4
Kyle Korver 91.7 6.6 6.4 5.9 5.3 5.1 4.6 4.6 4.2 3.7 2.6 1.0
Caron Butler 89.9 7.2 6.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.5 3.6 3.5 2.3 2.1 1.8 1.2
Larry Smith 89.2 6.1 5.4 5.2 4.7 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.1 2.6 1.2 1.2 0.3
Clarence Weatherspoon 88.2 8.6 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.6 1.1
Junior Bridgeman 87.5 6.7 6.1 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.0 3.6 3.1 2.6 2.1 0.8 0.6
Xavier McDaniel 87.4 7.4 6.2 5.4 5.3 5.1 5.1 4.6 4.4 2.3 1.4 0.7 0.0
Juwan Howard 87.1 7.0 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.9 4.6 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.2 2.8 2.8 2.6 1.9 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.3
Wayman Tisdale 87.1 7.0 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.4 4.5 3.4 3.2 2.0 1.8 1.7 -0.6
Cazzie Russell 86.6 7.3 7.1 6.6 5.9 5.2 5.2 4.1 3.0 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.1
Orlando Woolridge 86.5 9.0 6.8 5.6 5.3 4.8 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.3 2.3 1.8 1.5 0.8

College

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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
1974-75 17 JACKSONST 28 190 325 44 66 218 424 .585 .667 15.1 7.8
1975-76 18 JACKSONST 28 324 635 66 91 283 714 .510 .725 25.5 10.1
1976-77 19 JACKSONST 26 288 541 70 92 218 646 .532 .761 24.8 8.4
1977-78 20 JACKSONST 22 285 535 80 111 250 650 .533 .721 29.5 11.4
Career 104 1087 2036 260 360 969 2434 .534 .722 23.4 9.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Weekly & Monthly Awards

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

MVP Award Shares
1984-85 NBA 0.003 (20)
Career 0.003 (214)

Games
1989-90 NBA 82 (1)

Minutes Played
1984-85 NBA 3081 (7)

Field Goals
1984-85 NBA 819 (5)

Field Goal Attempts
1983-84 NBA 1509 (8)
1984-85 NBA 1780 (3)

3-Pt Field Goals
1983-84 NBA 22 (9)
1984-85 NBA 47 (6)

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1984-85 NBA 150 (5)

Free Throws
1984-85 NBA 501 (3)

Free Throw Attempts
1984-85 NBA 613 (4)

Points
1984-85 NBA 2186 (5)

Minutes Per Game
1983-84 NBA 37.3 (7)
1984-85 NBA 39.5 (2)
1985-86 NBA 37.9 (4)

Points Per Game
1983-84 NBA 22.8 (10)
1984-85 NBA 28.0 (4)
1985-86 NBA 25.5 (5)

Turnover Pct
1987-88 NBA 9.8 (10)
Career NBA 11.0 (69)
Career 11.0 (80)

Usage Pct
1979-80 NBA 28.0 (6)
1984-85 NBA 29.1 (8)
Career NBA 25.3 (59)
Career 25.3 (67)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.005 (364)

NBA Elo Player Rating
353rd (overall) as of Jul 29, 2014, 6:57PM

     

Transactions

June 1, 1977: Traded by the Kansas City Kings (as a future 1978 1st round draft pick) with Ollie Johnson and a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Ron Carter was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lucius Allen.

July 11, 1977: Sent to the Golden State Warriors (as a future 1978 1st round draft pick) with cash as compensation for the Los Angeles Lakers signing Jamaal Wilkes as a veteran free agent.

June 9, 1978: Drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

November 5, 1987: Traded by the Golden State Warriors to the Houston Rockets for Dave Feitl and a 1989 1st round draft pick (Dana Barros was later selected).

September 20, 1989: Signed as an unrestricted free agent with the New Jersey Nets.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Golden State Warriors NBA $545,000
1987-88 Houston Rockets NBA $425,000
1988-89 Houston Rockets NBA $650,000
Career (may be incomplete) $1,620,000

Links

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