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Paul Silas

Paul Theron Silas

Position: Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-7 ▪ Weight: 220 lbs.
Born: July 12, 1943 in Prescott, Arkansas
High School: McClymonds in Oakland, California
College: Creighton University
Draft: St. Louis Hawks, 2nd round (3rd pick, 10th overall), 1964 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 17, 1964
As Coach: 12 Yrs, 387-488, .442 W-L% (Full Record)
Other Pages: College Basketball Stats

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Dec 21, 2014 10:17 AM

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1964-65 21 STL NBA PF 79 1243 140 375 .373 140 375 .373 .373 83 164 .506 576 48 161 363
1965-66 22 STL NBA PF 46 586 70 173 .405 70 173 .405 .405 35 61 .574 236 22 72 175
1966-67 23 STL NBA PF 77 1570 207 482 .429 207 482 .429 .429 113 213 .531 669 74 208 527
1967-68 24 STL NBA PF 82 2652 399 871 .458 399 871 .458 .458 299 424 .705 958 162 243 1097
1968-69 25 ATL NBA PF 79 1853 241 575 .419 241 575 .419 .419 204 333 .613 745 140 166 686
1969-70 26 PHO NBA PF 78 2836 373 804 .464 373 804 .464 .464 250 412 .607 916 214 266 996
1970-71 27 PHO NBA PF 81 2944 338 789 .428 338 789 .428 .428 285 416 .685 1015 247 227 961
1971-72 ★ 28 PHO NBA PF 80 3082 485 1031 .470 485 1031 .470 .470 433 560 .773 955 343 201 1403
1972-73 29 BOS NBA PF 80 2618 400 851 .470 400 851 .470 .470 266 380 .700 1039 251 197 1066
1973-74 30 BOS NBA PF 82 2599 340 772 .440 340 772 .440 .440 264 337 .783 334 581 915 186 63 20 246 944
1974-75 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 82 2661 312 749 .417 312 749 .417 .417 244 344 .709 348 677 1025 224 60 22 229 868
1975-76 32 BOS NBA PF 81 2662 315 740 .426 315 740 .426 .426 236 333 .709 365 660 1025 203 56 33 227 866
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 81 1959 206 572 .360 206 572 .360 .360 170 255 .667 236 370 606 132 58 23 183 582
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 82 2172 184 464 .397 184 464 .397 .397 109 186 .586 289 377 666 145 65 16 152 182 477
1978-79 35 SEA NBA PF 82 1957 170 402 .423 170 402 .423 .423 116 194 .598 259 316 575 115 31 19 98 177 456
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 82 1595 113 299 .378 0 0 113 299 .378 .378 89 136 .654 204 232 436 66 25 5 83 120 315
Career NBA 1254 34989 4293 9949 .432 0 0 4293 9949 .432 .432 3196 4748 .673 2035 3213 12357 2572 358 138 333 3105 11782
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 363 7904 1057 2476 .427 1057 2476 .427 .427 734 1195 .614 3184 446 850 2848
4 seasons BOS NBA 325 10540 1367 3112 .439 1367 3112 .439 .439 1010 1394 .725 1047 1918 4004 864 179 75 899 3744
3 seasons SEA NBA 246 5724 467 1165 .401 0 0 467 1165 .401 .401 314 516 .609 752 925 1677 326 121 40 333 479 1248
3 seasons PHO NBA 239 8862 1196 2624 .456 1196 2624 .456 .456 968 1388 .697 2886 804 694 3360
1 season DEN NBA 81 1959 206 572 .360 206 572 .360 .360 170 255 .667 236 370 606 132 58 23 183 582

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
1964-65 21 STL NBA PF 79 15.7 1.8 4.7 .373 1.8 4.7 .373 1.1 2.1 .506 7.3 0.6 2.0 4.6
1965-66 22 STL NBA PF 46 12.7 1.5 3.8 .405 1.5 3.8 .405 0.8 1.3 .574 5.1 0.5 1.6 3.8
1966-67 23 STL NBA PF 77 20.4 2.7 6.3 .429 2.7 6.3 .429 1.5 2.8 .531 8.7 1.0 2.7 6.8
1967-68 24 STL NBA PF 82 32.3 4.9 10.6 .458 4.9 10.6 .458 3.6 5.2 .705 11.7 2.0 3.0 13.4
1968-69 25 ATL NBA PF 79 23.5 3.1 7.3 .419 3.1 7.3 .419 2.6 4.2 .613 9.4 1.8 2.1 8.7
1969-70 26 PHO NBA PF 78 36.4 4.8 10.3 .464 4.8 10.3 .464 3.2 5.3 .607 11.7 2.7 3.4 12.8
1970-71 27 PHO NBA PF 81 36.3 4.2 9.7 .428 4.2 9.7 .428 3.5 5.1 .685 12.5 3.0 2.8 11.9
1971-72 ★ 28 PHO NBA PF 80 38.5 6.1 12.9 .470 6.1 12.9 .470 5.4 7.0 .773 11.9 4.3 2.5 17.5
1972-73 29 BOS NBA PF 80 32.7 5.0 10.6 .470 5.0 10.6 .470 3.3 4.8 .700 13.0 3.1 2.5 13.3
1973-74 30 BOS NBA PF 82 31.7 4.1 9.4 .440 4.1 9.4 .440 3.2 4.1 .783 4.1 7.1 11.2 2.3 0.8 0.2 3.0 11.5
1974-75 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 82 32.5 3.8 9.1 .417 3.8 9.1 .417 3.0 4.2 .709 4.2 8.3 12.5 2.7 0.7 0.3 2.8 10.6
1975-76 32 BOS NBA PF 81 32.9 3.9 9.1 .426 3.9 9.1 .426 2.9 4.1 .709 4.5 8.1 12.7 2.5 0.7 0.4 2.8 10.7
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 81 24.2 2.5 7.1 .360 2.5 7.1 .360 2.1 3.1 .667 2.9 4.6 7.5 1.6 0.7 0.3 2.3 7.2
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 82 26.5 2.2 5.7 .397 2.2 5.7 .397 1.3 2.3 .586 3.5 4.6 8.1 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.9 2.2 5.8
1978-79 35 SEA NBA PF 82 23.9 2.1 4.9 .423 2.1 4.9 .423 1.4 2.4 .598 3.2 3.9 7.0 1.4 0.4 0.2 1.2 2.2 5.6
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 82 19.5 1.4 3.6 .378 0.0 0.0 1.4 3.6 .378 1.1 1.7 .654 2.5 2.8 5.3 0.8 0.3 0.1 1.0 1.5 3.8
Career NBA 1254 27.9 3.4 7.9 .432 0.0 0.0 3.4 7.9 .432 2.5 3.8 .673 3.6 5.6 9.9 2.1 0.6 0.2 1.4 2.5 9.4
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 363 21.8 2.9 6.8 .427 2.9 6.8 .427 2.0 3.3 .614 8.8 1.2 2.3 7.8
4 seasons BOS NBA 325 32.4 4.2 9.6 .439 4.2 9.6 .439 3.1 4.3 .725 4.3 7.8 12.3 2.7 0.7 0.3 2.8 11.5
3 seasons SEA NBA 246 23.3 1.9 4.7 .401 0.0 0.0 1.9 4.7 .401 1.3 2.1 .609 3.1 3.8 6.8 1.3 0.5 0.2 1.4 1.9 5.1
3 seasons PHO NBA 239 37.1 5.0 11.0 .456 5.0 11.0 .456 4.1 5.8 .697 12.1 3.4 2.9 14.1
1 season DEN NBA 81 24.2 2.5 7.1 .360 2.5 7.1 .360 2.1 3.1 .667 2.9 4.6 7.5 1.6 0.7 0.3 2.3 7.2

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
1964-65 21 STL NBA PF 79 1243 4.1 10.9 .373 4.1 10.9 .373 2.4 4.7 .506 16.7 1.4 4.7 10.5
1965-66 22 STL NBA PF 46 586 4.3 10.6 .405 4.3 10.6 .405 2.2 3.7 .574 14.5 1.4 4.4 10.8
1966-67 23 STL NBA PF 77 1570 4.7 11.1 .429 4.7 11.1 .429 2.6 4.9 .531 15.3 1.7 4.8 12.1
1967-68 24 STL NBA PF 82 2652 5.4 11.8 .458 5.4 11.8 .458 4.1 5.8 .705 13.0 2.2 3.3 14.9
1968-69 25 ATL NBA PF 79 1853 4.7 11.2 .419 4.7 11.2 .419 4.0 6.5 .613 14.5 2.7 3.2 13.3
1969-70 26 PHO NBA PF 78 2836 4.7 10.2 .464 4.7 10.2 .464 3.2 5.2 .607 11.6 2.7 3.4 12.6
1970-71 27 PHO NBA PF 81 2944 4.1 9.6 .428 4.1 9.6 .428 3.5 5.1 .685 12.4 3.0 2.8 11.8
1971-72 ★ 28 PHO NBA PF 80 3082 5.7 12.0 .470 5.7 12.0 .470 5.1 6.5 .773 11.2 4.0 2.3 16.4
1972-73 29 BOS NBA PF 80 2618 5.5 11.7 .470 5.5 11.7 .470 3.7 5.2 .700 14.3 3.5 2.7 14.7
1973-74 30 BOS NBA PF 82 2599 4.7 10.7 .440 4.7 10.7 .440 3.7 4.7 .783 4.6 8.0 12.7 2.6 0.9 0.3 3.4 13.1
1974-75 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 82 2661 4.2 10.1 .417 4.2 10.1 .417 3.3 4.7 .709 4.7 9.2 13.9 3.0 0.8 0.3 3.1 11.7
1975-76 32 BOS NBA PF 81 2662 4.3 10.0 .426 4.3 10.0 .426 3.2 4.5 .709 4.9 8.9 13.9 2.7 0.8 0.4 3.1 11.7
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 81 1959 3.8 10.5 .360 3.8 10.5 .360 3.1 4.7 .667 4.3 6.8 11.1 2.4 1.1 0.4 3.4 10.7
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 82 2172 3.0 7.7 .397 3.0 7.7 .397 1.8 3.1 .586 4.8 6.2 11.0 2.4 1.1 0.3 2.5 3.0 7.9
1978-79 35 SEA NBA PF 82 1957 3.1 7.4 .423 3.1 7.4 .423 2.1 3.6 .598 4.8 5.8 10.6 2.1 0.6 0.3 1.8 3.3 8.4
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 82 1595 2.6 6.7 .378 0.0 0.0 2.6 6.7 .378 2.0 3.1 .654 4.6 5.2 9.8 1.5 0.6 0.1 1.9 2.7 7.1
Career NBA 1254 34989 4.4 10.2 .432 0.0 0.0 4.4 10.2 .432 3.3 4.9 .673 4.7 7.4 12.7 2.6 0.8 0.3 2.1 3.2 12.1
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 363 7904 4.8 11.3 .427 4.8 11.3 .427 3.3 5.4 .614 14.5 2.0 3.9 13.0
4 seasons BOS NBA 325 10540 4.7 10.6 .439 4.7 10.6 .439 3.4 4.8 .725 4.8 8.7 13.7 3.0 0.8 0.3 3.1 12.8
3 seasons SEA NBA 246 5724 2.9 7.3 .401 0.0 0.0 2.9 7.3 .401 2.0 3.2 .609 4.7 5.8 10.5 2.1 0.8 0.3 2.1 3.0 7.8
3 seasons PHO NBA 239 8862 4.9 10.7 .456 4.9 10.7 .456 3.9 5.6 .697 11.7 3.3 2.8 13.6
1 season DEN NBA 81 1959 3.8 10.5 .360 3.8 10.5 .360 3.1 4.7 .667 4.3 6.8 11.1 2.4 1.1 0.4 3.4 10.7

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 ORtg DRtg
1973-74 30 BOS NBA PF 82 2599 5.7 13.0 .440 5.7 13.0 .440 4.4 5.7 .783 5.6 9.8 15.4 3.1 1.1 0.3 4.1 15.9 94
1974-75 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 82 2661 5.3 12.7 .417 5.3 12.7 .417 4.1 5.8 .709 5.9 11.5 17.4 3.8 1.0 0.4 3.9 14.8 93
1975-76 32 BOS NBA PF 81 2662 5.3 12.5 .426 5.3 12.5 .426 4.0 5.6 .709 6.2 11.1 17.3 3.4 0.9 0.6 3.8 14.6 95
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 81 1959 4.5 12.6 .360 4.5 12.6 .360 3.7 5.6 .667 5.2 8.2 13.4 2.9 1.3 0.5 4.0 12.8 97
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 82 2172 3.9 9.8 .397 3.9 9.8 .397 2.3 3.9 .586 6.1 8.0 14.0 3.1 1.4 0.3 3.2 3.8 10.1 93 98
1978-79 35 SEA NBA PF 82 1957 4.0 9.5 .423 4.0 9.5 .423 2.8 4.6 .598 6.1 7.5 13.6 2.7 0.7 0.5 2.3 4.2 10.8 104 102
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 82 1595 3.3 8.8 .378 0.0 0.0 3.3 8.8 .378 2.6 4.0 .654 6.0 6.9 12.9 2.0 0.7 0.1 2.5 3.5 9.3 99 104
Career NBA 1254 34989 4.7 11.5 .432 0.0 0.0 12.4 28.7 .432 9.2 13.7 .673 5.9 9.3 35.7 3.1 1.0 0.4 2.7 9.0 34.0 98 97
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 363 7904 .427 .427 .614
4 seasons BOS NBA 325 10540 5.4 12.7 .439 7.7 17.5 .439 5.7 7.8 .725 5.9 10.8 22.5 3.5 1.0 0.4 5.1 21.1 94
3 seasons SEA NBA 246 5724 3.8 9.4 .401 0.0 0.0 3.8 9.4 .401 2.5 4.2 .609 6.1 7.5 13.6 2.6 1.0 0.3 2.7 3.9 10.1 98 101
3 seasons PHO NBA 239 8862 .456 .456 .697
1 season DEN NBA 81 1959 4.5 12.6 .360 4.5 12.6 .360 3.7 5.6 .667 5.2 8.2 13.4 2.9 1.3 0.5 4.0 12.8 97

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1964-65 21 STL NBA PF 79 1243 12.3 .406 .437 5.2 -0.9 2.1 1.2 .046
1965-66 22 STL NBA PF 46 586 11.4 .438 .353 4.9 -0.1 0.6 0.5 .040
1966-67 23 STL NBA PF 77 1570 12.9 .458 .442 6.1 0.1 1.7 1.8 .054
1967-68 24 STL NBA PF 82 2652 15.9 .519 .487 8.4 3.5 3.4 6.9 .125
1968-69 25 ATL NBA PF 79 1853 15.4 .475 .579 9.6 1.0 2.3 3.3 .085
1969-70 26 PHO NBA PF 78 2836 12.8 .505 .512 9.5 1.8 1.5 3.3 .056
1970-71 27 PHO NBA PF 81 2944 14.1 .494 .527 15.8 10.9 1.9 4.8 6.7 .110
1971-72 ★ 28 PHO NBA PF 80 3082 18.3 .549 .543 14.8 14.9 6.1 5.0 11.0 .172
1972-73 29 BOS NBA PF 80 2618 17.9 .523 .447 17.9 11.8 3.8 7.6 11.5 .210
1973-74 30 BOS NBA PF 82 2599 14.5 .513 .437 12.8 21.0 17.0 9.1 1.1 0.4 3.6 4.0 7.7 .141 0.1 1.3 1.5 2.3
1974-75 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 82 2661 14.6 .482 .459 13.1 25.1 19.2 10.6 1.0 0.4 2.9 4.3 7.2 .130 -0.2 1.6 1.5 2.4
1975-76 32 BOS NBA PF 81 2662 14.6 .488 .450 13.4 24.4 18.9 9.8 0.9 0.6 3.2 3.9 7.2 .129 -0.1 1.6 1.6 2.4
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 81 1959 10.8 .425 .446 12.6 18.8 15.8 8.4 1.3 0.6 -0.2 2.8 2.5 .062 -2.8 1.1 -1.8 0.1
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 82 2172 10.2 .437 .401 13.0 18.4 15.6 8.5 1.4 0.4 21.8 12.2 0.0 3.0 3.1 .067 -1.4 1.9 0.5 1.4
1978-79 35 SEA NBA PF 82 1957 10.4 .468 .483 13.9 17.0 15.5 7.3 0.7 0.5 16.7 11.7 1.3 2.6 3.9 .096 -0.9 1.2 0.3 1.1
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 82 1595 8.2 .439 .000 .455 13.4 15.4 14.4 5.0 0.7 0.2 18.8 10.9 0.2 2.0 2.2 .066 -2.3 0.5 -1.8 0.1
Career NBA 1254 34989 13.9 .489 .000 .477 13.2 20.6 16.6 9.4 1.0 0.5 19.3 11.7 28.2 51.7 79.9 .110 -0.9 1.4 0.5 9.8
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 363 7904 14.3 .474 .483 7.5 3.5 10.2 13.7 .083
4 seasons BOS NBA 325 10540 15.4 .503 .448 13.1 23.5 18.3 10.3 1.0 0.5 13.6 19.9 33.5 .153 0.0 1.5 1.5 7.0
3 seasons SEA NBA 246 5724 9.7 .448 .000 .443 13.4 17.1 15.2 7.1 1.0 0.4 19.3 11.7 1.6 7.6 9.2 .077 -1.5 1.3 -0.2 2.6
3 seasons PHO NBA 239 8862 15.1 .519 .529 15.3 11.8 9.8 11.3 21.1 .114
1 season DEN NBA 81 1959 10.8 .425 .446 12.6 18.8 15.8 8.4 1.3 0.6 -0.2 2.8 2.5 .062 -2.8 1.1 -1.8 0.1

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1964-65 21 STL NBA PF 4 42 4 10 .400 4 10 .400 .400 3 4 .750 18 1 6 11
1965-66 22 STL NBA PF 7 80 5 18 .278 5 18 .278 .278 8 11 .727 34 2 11 18
1966-67 23 STL NBA PF 8 122 9 36 .250 9 36 .250 .250 11 18 .611 52 6 17 29
1967-68 24 STL NBA PF 6 178 22 51 .431 22 51 .431 .431 27 38 .711 57 21 17 71
1968-69 25 ATL NBA PF 11 258 21 58 .362 21 58 .362 .362 19 37 .514 92 21 32 61
1969-70 26 PHO NBA PF 7 286 46 109 .422 46 109 .422 .422 21 32 .656 111 30 29 113
1972-73 29 BOS NBA PF 13 512 47 120 .392 47 120 .392 .392 31 50 .620 196 39 39 125
1973-74 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 18 574 50 126 .397 50 126 .397 .397 44 53 .830 53 138 191 47 13 9 51 144
1974-75 31 BOS NBA PF 11 405 42 92 .457 42 92 .457 .457 16 25 .640 46 84 130 40 12 2 45 100
1975-76 ❍ 32 BOS NBA PF 18 741 69 154 .448 69 154 .448 .448 56 69 .812 78 168 246 42 24 6 67 194
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 6 141 14 33 .424 14 33 .424 .424 13 24 .542 16 24 40 16 2 4 23 41
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 22 605 33 94 .351 33 94 .351 .351 41 60 .683 73 114 187 36 12 6 30 59 107
1978-79 ❍ 35 SEA NBA PF 17 418 21 54 .389 21 54 .389 .389 31 46 .674 40 58 98 19 9 5 34 44 73
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 15 257 13 43 .302 0 0 13 43 .302 .302 11 13 .846 33 42 75 15 9 2 9 29 37
Career NBA 163 4619 396 998 .397 0 0 396 998 .397 .397 332 480 .692 339 628 1527 335 81 34 73 469 1124
4 seasons BOS NBA 60 2232 208 492 .423 208 492 .423 .423 147 197 .746 177 390 763 168 49 17 202 563
3 seasons SEA NBA 54 1280 67 191 .351 0 0 67 191 .351 .351 83 119 .697 146 214 360 70 30 13 73 132 217
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 36 680 61 173 .353 61 173 .353 .353 68 108 .630 253 51 83 190
1 season PHO NBA 7 286 46 109 .422 46 109 .422 .422 21 32 .656 111 30 29 113
1 season DEN NBA 6 141 14 33 .424 14 33 .424 .424 13 24 .542 16 24 40 16 2 4 23 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
1964-65 21 STL NBA PF 4 10.5 1.0 2.5 .400 1.0 2.5 .400 0.8 1.0 .750 4.5 0.3 1.5 2.8
1965-66 22 STL NBA PF 7 11.4 0.7 2.6 .278 0.7 2.6 .278 1.1 1.6 .727 4.9 0.3 1.6 2.6
1966-67 23 STL NBA PF 8 15.3 1.1 4.5 .250 1.1 4.5 .250 1.4 2.3 .611 6.5 0.8 2.1 3.6
1967-68 24 STL NBA PF 6 29.7 3.7 8.5 .431 3.7 8.5 .431 4.5 6.3 .711 9.5 3.5 2.8 11.8
1968-69 25 ATL NBA PF 11 23.5 1.9 5.3 .362 1.9 5.3 .362 1.7 3.4 .514 8.4 1.9 2.9 5.5
1969-70 26 PHO NBA PF 7 40.9 6.6 15.6 .422 6.6 15.6 .422 3.0 4.6 .656 15.9 4.3 4.1 16.1
1972-73 29 BOS NBA PF 13 39.4 3.6 9.2 .392 3.6 9.2 .392 2.4 3.8 .620 15.1 3.0 3.0 9.6
1973-74 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 18 31.9 2.8 7.0 .397 2.8 7.0 .397 2.4 2.9 .830 2.9 7.7 10.6 2.6 0.7 0.5 2.8 8.0
1974-75 31 BOS NBA PF 11 36.8 3.8 8.4 .457 3.8 8.4 .457 1.5 2.3 .640 4.2 7.6 11.8 3.6 1.1 0.2 4.1 9.1
1975-76 ❍ 32 BOS NBA PF 18 41.2 3.8 8.6 .448 3.8 8.6 .448 3.1 3.8 .812 4.3 9.3 13.7 2.3 1.3 0.3 3.7 10.8
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 6 23.5 2.3 5.5 .424 2.3 5.5 .424 2.2 4.0 .542 2.7 4.0 6.7 2.7 0.3 0.7 3.8 6.8
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 22 27.5 1.5 4.3 .351 1.5 4.3 .351 1.9 2.7 .683 3.3 5.2 8.5 1.6 0.5 0.3 1.4 2.7 4.9
1978-79 ❍ 35 SEA NBA PF 17 24.6 1.2 3.2 .389 1.2 3.2 .389 1.8 2.7 .674 2.4 3.4 5.8 1.1 0.5 0.3 2.0 2.6 4.3
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 15 17.1 0.9 2.9 .302 0.0 0.0 0.9 2.9 .302 0.7 0.9 .846 2.2 2.8 5.0 1.0 0.6 0.1 0.6 1.9 2.5
Career NBA 163 28.3 2.4 6.1 .397 0.0 0.0 2.4 6.1 .397 2.0 2.9 .692 3.2 5.9 9.4 2.1 0.8 0.3 1.4 2.9 6.9
4 seasons BOS NBA 60 37.2 3.5 8.2 .423 3.5 8.2 .423 2.5 3.3 .746 3.8 8.3 12.7 2.8 1.0 0.4 3.4 9.4
3 seasons SEA NBA 54 23.7 1.2 3.5 .351 0.0 0.0 1.2 3.5 .351 1.5 2.2 .697 2.7 4.0 6.7 1.3 0.6 0.2 1.4 2.4 4.0
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 36 18.9 1.7 4.8 .353 1.7 4.8 .353 1.9 3.0 .630 7.0 1.4 2.3 5.3
1 season PHO NBA 7 40.9 6.6 15.6 .422 6.6 15.6 .422 3.0 4.6 .656 15.9 4.3 4.1 16.1
1 season DEN NBA 6 23.5 2.3 5.5 .424 2.3 5.5 .424 2.2 4.0 .542 2.7 4.0 6.7 2.7 0.3 0.7 3.8 6.8

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
1964-65 21 STL NBA PF 4 42 3.4 8.6 .400 3.4 8.6 .400 2.6 3.4 .750 15.4 0.9 5.1 9.4
1965-66 22 STL NBA PF 7 80 2.3 8.1 .278 2.3 8.1 .278 3.6 5.0 .727 15.3 0.9 5.0 8.1
1966-67 23 STL NBA PF 8 122 2.7 10.6 .250 2.7 10.6 .250 3.2 5.3 .611 15.3 1.8 5.0 8.6
1967-68 24 STL NBA PF 6 178 4.4 10.3 .431 4.4 10.3 .431 5.5 7.7 .711 11.5 4.2 3.4 14.4
1968-69 25 ATL NBA PF 11 258 2.9 8.1 .362 2.9 8.1 .362 2.7 5.2 .514 12.8 2.9 4.5 8.5
1969-70 26 PHO NBA PF 7 286 5.8 13.7 .422 5.8 13.7 .422 2.6 4.0 .656 14.0 3.8 3.7 14.2
1972-73 29 BOS NBA PF 13 512 3.3 8.4 .392 3.3 8.4 .392 2.2 3.5 .620 13.8 2.7 2.7 8.8
1973-74 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 18 574 3.1 7.9 .397 3.1 7.9 .397 2.8 3.3 .830 3.3 8.7 12.0 2.9 0.8 0.6 3.2 9.0
1974-75 31 BOS NBA PF 11 405 3.7 8.2 .457 3.7 8.2 .457 1.4 2.2 .640 4.1 7.5 11.6 3.6 1.1 0.2 4.0 8.9
1975-76 ❍ 32 BOS NBA PF 18 741 3.4 7.5 .448 3.4 7.5 .448 2.7 3.4 .812 3.8 8.2 12.0 2.0 1.2 0.3 3.3 9.4
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 6 141 3.6 8.4 .424 3.6 8.4 .424 3.3 6.1 .542 4.1 6.1 10.2 4.1 0.5 1.0 5.9 10.5
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 22 605 2.0 5.6 .351 2.0 5.6 .351 2.4 3.6 .683 4.3 6.8 11.1 2.1 0.7 0.4 1.8 3.5 6.4
1978-79 ❍ 35 SEA NBA PF 17 418 1.8 4.7 .389 1.8 4.7 .389 2.7 4.0 .674 3.4 5.0 8.4 1.6 0.8 0.4 2.9 3.8 6.3
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 15 257 1.8 6.0 .302 0.0 0.0 1.8 6.0 .302 1.5 1.8 .846 4.6 5.9 10.5 2.1 1.3 0.3 1.3 4.1 5.2
Career NBA 163 4619 3.1 7.8 .397 0.0 0.0 3.1 7.8 .397 2.6 3.7 .692 3.9 7.2 11.9 2.6 0.9 0.4 2.1 3.7 8.8
4 seasons BOS NBA 60 2232 3.4 7.9 .423 3.4 7.9 .423 2.4 3.2 .746 3.7 8.2 12.3 2.7 1.0 0.4 3.3 9.1
3 seasons SEA NBA 54 1280 1.9 5.4 .351 0.0 0.0 1.9 5.4 .351 2.3 3.3 .697 4.1 6.0 10.1 2.0 0.8 0.4 2.1 3.7 6.1
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 36 680 3.2 9.2 .353 3.2 9.2 .353 3.6 5.7 .630 13.4 2.7 4.4 10.1
1 season PHO NBA 7 286 5.8 13.7 .422 5.8 13.7 .422 2.6 4.0 .656 14.0 3.8 3.7 14.2
1 season DEN NBA 6 141 3.6 8.4 .424 3.6 8.4 .424 3.3 6.1 .542 4.1 6.1 10.2 4.1 0.5 1.0 5.9 10.5

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 ORtg DRtg
1973-74 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 18 574 4.1 10.3 .397 4.1 10.3 .397 3.6 4.3 .830 4.3 11.3 15.6 3.8 1.1 0.7 4.2 11.7 91
1974-75 31 BOS NBA PF 11 405 4.8 10.4 .457 4.8 10.4 .457 1.8 2.8 .640 5.2 9.5 14.7 4.5 1.4 0.2 5.1 11.3 101
1975-76 ❍ 32 BOS NBA PF 18 741 4.4 9.8 .448 4.4 9.8 .448 3.6 4.4 .812 5.0 10.7 15.7 2.7 1.5 0.4 4.3 12.4 92
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 6 141 4.5 10.6 .424 4.5 10.6 .424 4.2 7.7 .542 5.2 7.7 12.9 5.2 0.6 1.3 7.4 13.2 100
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 22 605 2.6 7.5 .351 2.6 7.5 .351 3.3 4.8 .683 5.8 9.1 14.9 2.9 1.0 0.5 2.4 4.7 8.5 101 101
1978-79 ❍ 35 SEA NBA PF 17 418 2.4 6.2 .389 2.4 6.2 .389 3.6 5.3 .674 4.6 6.7 11.3 2.2 1.0 0.6 3.9 5.1 8.4 89 102
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 15 257 2.5 8.2 .302 0.0 0.0 2.5 8.2 .302 2.1 2.5 .846 6.3 8.1 14.4 2.9 1.7 0.4 1.7 5.6 7.1 101 102
Career NBA 163 4619 3.6 9.0 .397 0.0 0.0 6.0 15.0 .397 5.0 7.2 .692 5.1 9.5 23.0 3.2 1.2 0.5 2.8 7.1 16.9 97 97
4 seasons BOS NBA 60 2232 4.4 10.1 .423 5.7 13.4 .423 4.0 5.4 .746 4.8 10.6 20.8 3.5 1.3 0.5 5.5 15.3 94
3 seasons SEA NBA 54 1280 2.5 7.2 .351 0.0 0.0 2.5 7.2 .351 3.1 4.5 .697 5.5 8.1 13.6 2.6 1.1 0.5 2.8 5.0 8.2 97 102
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 36 680 .353 .353 .630
1 season PHO NBA 7 286 .422 .422 .656
1 season DEN NBA 6 141 4.5 10.6 .424 4.5 10.6 .424 4.2 7.7 .542 5.2 7.7 12.9 5.2 0.6 1.3 7.4 13.2 100

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1964-65 21 STL NBA PF 4 42 11.6 .468 .400 3.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 .103
1965-66 22 STL NBA PF 7 80 8.7 .394 .611 3.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.006
1966-67 23 STL NBA PF 8 122 8.2 .330 .500 6.5 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.049
1967-68 24 STL NBA PF 6 178 16.5 .524 .745 16.5 0.3 0.2 0.4 .115
1968-69 25 ATL NBA PF 11 258 11.5 .411 .638 10.7 -0.1 0.4 0.3 .061
1969-70 26 PHO NBA PF 7 286 15.5 .459 .294 14.6 0.0 0.5 0.5 .090
1972-73 29 BOS NBA PF 13 512 12.6 .440 .417 19.3 9.3 -0.1 0.6 0.6 .053
1973-74 ❍ 30 BOS NBA PF 18 574 13.0 .482 .421 9.9 25.2 17.6 10.5 1.1 0.8 0.5 1.1 1.6 .132
1974-75 31 BOS NBA PF 11 405 12.6 .485 .272 11.1 23.9 17.0 12.1 1.4 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.7 .085
1975-76 ❍ 32 BOS NBA PF 18 741 13.3 .526 .448 11.3 24.0 17.7 8.0 1.5 0.5 0.9 1.5 2.3 .152
1976-77 33 DEN NBA PF 6 141 11.9 .471 .727 11.7 18.5 15.0 15.8 0.6 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.2 .057
1977-78 34 SEA NBA PF 22 605 10.0 .444 .638 12.2 19.4 15.8 7.7 1.0 0.5 19.9 10.0 0.3 0.7 1.0 .080
1978-79 ❍ 35 SEA NBA PF 17 418 6.8 .492 .852 10.4 15.4 12.9 5.6 1.0 0.6 31.4 10.4 -0.2 0.5 0.3 .034
1979-80 36 SEA NBA PF 15 257 8.9 .380 .000 .302 13.9 18.2 16.0 7.5 1.7 0.4 15.6 9.2 0.1 0.3 0.4 .077
Career NBA 163 4619 11.7 .465 .000 .481 11.3 21.4 16.7 9.5 1.2 0.6 23.1 10.0 1.8 6.6 8.3 .087
4 seasons BOS NBA 60 2232 12.9 .486 .400 10.8 24.4 17.9 9.7 1.3 0.5 1.7 3.5 5.2 .112
3 seasons SEA NBA 54 1280 8.7 .446 .000 .623 11.9 17.8 14.9 7.0 1.1 0.5 23.1 10.0 0.2 1.5 1.7 .064
5 seasons STL,ATL NBA 36 680 11.9 .431 .624 10.1 -0.2 0.9 0.7 .050
1 season PHO NBA 7 286 15.5 .459 .294 14.6 0.0 0.5 0.5 .090
1 season DEN NBA 6 141 11.9 .471 .727 11.7 18.5 15.0 15.8 0.6 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.2 .057

All-Star Games

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1971-72 28 PHO NBA PF 1 0 15:00 0 6 .000 2 3 .667 9 1 1 2
1974-75 31 BOS NBA PF 1 0 15:00 2 4 .500 2 2 1.000 0 2 2 4 0 2 6
Career NBA 2 0 30 2 10 .200 4 5 .800 0 11 3 4 0 3 8

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 16 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Paul Silas 11.5 11.0 7.7 7.2 7.2 6.9 6.7 3.9 3.3 3.3 3.1 2.5 2.2 1.8 1.2 0.5
Richard Jefferson 88.8 11.7 11.0 9.9 7.6 6.6 6.0 5.9 4.7 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.4 1.0
Chris Webber 88.2 11.0 10.7 9.3 8.6 8.3 7.8 6.9 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.4 1.9 1.1 0.1
Ricky Pierce 86.5 9.4 8.3 7.9 7.8 7.7 6.7 5.8 4.0 3.1 3.0 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.5 0.3 -0.1
Lamar Odom 85.4 10.1 9.7 9.2 8.4 7.7 6.9 6.5 4.7 4.7 3.2 2.7 2.2 0.7 0.3
Andrei Kirilenko 84.8 11.6 9.2 7.9 7.3 7.1 6.0 6.0 5.5 4.6 4.5 4.4 1.3
Bernard King 84.7 12.1 9.1 8.7 7.5 7.1 6.5 5.9 5.5 4.9 3.5 2.8 1.2 0.4 0.0
Zach Randolph 83.9 10.5 9.7 7.9 7.1 6.4 5.7 4.8 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.1 1.3 0.5
Tom Chambers 83.6 11.2 9.2 7.4 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.4 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.9 3.3 2.5 0.1 -0.4
Clifford Robinson 83.4 9.6 8.7 8.0 7.5 7.1 6.8 6.6 5.4 5.3 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.2 2.0 1.7 0.3
Ben Wallace 83.3 11.6 10.6 10.2 10.1 8.5 8.2 7.0 5.6 4.7 3.8 3.6 3.6 2.9 1.9 1.4 -0.2
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Paul Silas 11.5 11.0 7.7 7.2 7.2 6.9 6.7 3.9 3.3 3.3 3.1 2.5 2.2 1.8 1.2 0.5
Richard Jefferson 88.8 11.7 11.0 9.9 7.6 6.6 6.0 5.9 4.7 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.4 1.0
Chris Webber 88.2 11.0 10.7 9.3 8.6 8.3 7.8 6.9 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.4 1.9 1.1 0.1
Ricky Pierce 86.5 9.4 8.3 7.9 7.8 7.7 6.7 5.8 4.0 3.1 3.0 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.5 0.3 -0.1
Lamar Odom 85.4 10.1 9.7 9.2 8.4 7.7 6.9 6.5 4.7 4.7 3.2 2.7 2.2 0.7 0.3
Andrei Kirilenko 84.8 11.6 9.2 7.9 7.3 7.1 6.0 6.0 5.5 4.6 4.5 4.4 1.3
Bernard King 84.7 12.1 9.1 8.7 7.5 7.1 6.5 5.9 5.5 4.9 3.5 2.8 1.2 0.4 0.0
Zach Randolph 83.9 10.5 9.7 7.9 7.1 6.4 5.7 4.8 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.1 1.3 0.5
Tom Chambers 83.6 11.2 9.2 7.4 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.4 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.9 3.3 2.5 0.1 -0.4
Ben Wallace 83.3 11.6 10.6 10.2 10.1 8.5 8.2 7.0 5.6 4.7 3.8 3.6 3.6 2.9 1.9 1.4 -0.2
Lou Hudson 82.9 11.1 10.1 9.7 9.3 8.8 7.9 5.9 4.9 4.2 3.3 2.7 2.2 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
1960-61 17 CREIGHTON 21 225 96 119 568 546 .807 26.0 27.0
1961-62 18 CREIGHTON 25 213 524 125 215 563 551 .406 .581 22.0 22.5
1962-63 19 CREIGHTON 27 220 531 133 228 557 573 .414 .583 21.2 20.6
1963-64 20 CREIGHTON 29 210 529 117 194 631 537 .397 .603 18.5 21.8
Career 81 643 1584 375 637 1751 1661 .406 .589 20.5 21.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games
1972 NBA
1975 NBA

MVP Award Shares
1975-76 NBA 0.010 (14)
Career 0.010 (169)

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1974 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1976 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1979 Seattle SuperSonics (NBA)

Games
1967-68 NBA 82 (2)
1973-74 NBA 82 (1)
1974-75 NBA 82 (2)
1977-78 NBA 82 (3)
1978-79 NBA 82 (1)
1979-80 NBA 82 (2)
Career NBA 1254 (25)
Career 1254 (27)

Minutes Played
Career NBA 34989 (63)
Career 34989 (69)

Free Throw Attempts
Career NBA 4748 (91)
Career 4748 (96)

Offensive Rebounds
1973-74 NBA 334 (3)
1974-75 NBA 348 (2)
1975-76 NBA 365 (1)
1977-78 NBA 289 (7)
Career NBA 2035 (85)
Career 2035 (95)

Defensive Rebounds
1974-75 NBA 677 (8)
1975-76 NBA 660 (9)

Total Rebounds
1972-73 NBA 1039 (8)
1974-75 NBA 1025 (4)
1975-76 NBA 1025 (4)
Career NBA 12357 (20)
Career 12357 (21)

Personal Fouls
Career NBA 3105 (56)
Career 3105 (66)

Rebounds Per Game
1969-70 NBA 11.7 (9)
1972-73 NBA 13.0 (9)
1974-75 NBA 12.5 (7)
1975-76 NBA 12.7 (4)
Career NBA 9.9 (45)
Career 9.9 (54)

Offensive Rebound Pct
1973-74 NBA 12.8 (1)
1974-75 NBA 13.1 (3)
1975-76 NBA 13.4 (1)
1976-77 NBA 12.6 (5)
1977-78 NBA 13.0 (3)
1978-79 NBA 13.9 (3)
1979-80 NBA 13.4 (4)
Career NBA 13.2 (9)
Career 13.2 (9)

Defensive Rebound Pct
1974-75 NBA 25.1 (8)
1975-76 NBA 24.4 (9)
Career NBA 20.6 (97)

Total Rebound Pct
1972-73 NBA 17.9 (7)
1974-75 NBA 19.2 (3)
1975-76 NBA 18.9 (5)
Career NBA 16.6 (46)
Career 16.6 (53)

Defensive Rating
1974-75 NBA 93.2 (10)
Career NBA 96.8 (10)
Career 96.8 (11)

Defensive Win Shares
1972-73 NBA 7.6 (2)
1974-75 NBA 4.3 (10)
Career NBA 51.7 (41)
Career 51.7 (43)

Win Shares
1971-72 NBA 11.0 (10)
1972-73 NBA 11.5 (7)

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1972-73 NBA .210 (4)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.127 (147)

NBA Elo Player Rating
173rd (overall) as of Dec 21, 2014, 4:20AM

     

Transactions

May 4, 1964: Drafted by the St. Louis Hawks in the 2nd round (12th pick) of the 1964 NBA Draft.

May 8, 1969: Traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the Phoenix Suns for Gary Gregor.

March 14, 1972: Traded by the Phoenix Suns with cash to the Boston Celtics for Charlie Scott. Silas agreed to terms with Boston in September 1972 to complete the trade.

October 20, 1976: As part of a 3-team trade, traded by the Boston Celtics to the Denver Nuggets; the Denver Nuggets traded Ralph Simpson to the Detroit Pistons; and the Detroit Pistons traded Curtis Rowe to the Boston Celtics.

May 24, 1977: Traded by the Denver Nuggets with Marvin Webster and Willie Wise to the Seattle SuperSonics for Tom Burleson, Bob Wilkerson and a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Steve Sheppard was later selected).

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