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Lionel Simmons

Lionel James Simmons (Train, L-Train)

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-7 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.
Born: November 14, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
High School: South Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
College: La Salle University
Draft: Sacramento Kings, 1st round (7th pick, 7th overall), 1990 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 2, 1990

Other SR Links: College Basketball 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
1990-91 22 SAC NBA SF 79 79 2978 549 1301 .422 3 11 .273 546 1290 .423 320 435 .736 193 504 697 315 113 85 230 249 1421
1991-92 23 SAC NBA SF 78 78 2895 527 1162 .454 1 5 .200 526 1157 .455 281 365 .770 149 485 634 337 135 132 218 205 1336
1992-93 24 SAC NBA SF 69 68 2502 468 1055 .444 1 11 .091 467 1044 .447 298 364 .819 156 339 495 312 95 38 196 197 1235
1993-94 25 SAC NBA SF 75 74 2702 436 996 .438 6 17 .353 430 979 .439 251 323 .777 168 394 562 305 104 50 183 189 1129
1994-95 26 SAC NBA SF 58 3 1064 131 312 .420 6 16 .375 125 296 .422 59 84 .702 61 135 196 89 28 23 70 118 327
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 54 5 810 86 217 .396 19 51 .373 67 166 .404 55 75 .733 41 104 145 83 31 20 51 85 246
1996-97 28 SAC NBA SF 41 0 521 45 136 .331 7 30 .233 38 106 .358 42 48 .875 30 74 104 57 8 13 34 63 139
Career NBA 454 307 13472 2242 5179 .433 43 141 .305 2199 5038 .436 1306 1694 .771 798 2035 2833 1498 514 361 982 1106 5833

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
1990-91 22 SAC NBA SF 79 79 37.7 6.9 16.5 .422 0.0 0.1 .273 6.9 16.3 .423 4.1 5.5 .736 2.4 6.4 8.8 4.0 1.4 1.1 2.9 3.2 18.0
1991-92 23 SAC NBA SF 78 78 37.1 6.8 14.9 .454 0.0 0.1 .200 6.7 14.8 .455 3.6 4.7 .770 1.9 6.2 8.1 4.3 1.7 1.7 2.8 2.6 17.1
1992-93 24 SAC NBA SF 69 68 36.3 6.8 15.3 .444 0.0 0.2 .091 6.8 15.1 .447 4.3 5.3 .819 2.3 4.9 7.2 4.5 1.4 0.6 2.8 2.9 17.9
1993-94 25 SAC NBA SF 75 74 36.0 5.8 13.3 .438 0.1 0.2 .353 5.7 13.1 .439 3.3 4.3 .777 2.2 5.3 7.5 4.1 1.4 0.7 2.4 2.5 15.1
1994-95 26 SAC NBA SF 58 3 18.3 2.3 5.4 .420 0.1 0.3 .375 2.2 5.1 .422 1.0 1.4 .702 1.1 2.3 3.4 1.5 0.5 0.4 1.2 2.0 5.6
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 54 5 15.0 1.6 4.0 .396 0.4 0.9 .373 1.2 3.1 .404 1.0 1.4 .733 0.8 1.9 2.7 1.5 0.6 0.4 0.9 1.6 4.6
1996-97 28 SAC NBA SF 41 0 12.7 1.1 3.3 .331 0.2 0.7 .233 0.9 2.6 .358 1.0 1.2 .875 0.7 1.8 2.5 1.4 0.2 0.3 0.8 1.5 3.4
Career NBA 454 307 29.7 4.9 11.4 .433 0.1 0.3 .305 4.8 11.1 .436 2.9 3.7 .771 1.8 4.5 6.2 3.3 1.1 0.8 2.2 2.4 12.8

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
1990-91 22 SAC NBA SF 79 79 2978 6.6 15.7 .422 0.0 0.1 .273 6.6 15.6 .423 3.9 5.3 .736 2.3 6.1 8.4 3.8 1.4 1.0 2.8 3.0 17.2
1991-92 23 SAC NBA SF 78 78 2895 6.6 14.4 .454 0.0 0.1 .200 6.5 14.4 .455 3.5 4.5 .770 1.9 6.0 7.9 4.2 1.7 1.6 2.7 2.5 16.6
1992-93 24 SAC NBA SF 69 68 2502 6.7 15.2 .444 0.0 0.2 .091 6.7 15.0 .447 4.3 5.2 .819 2.2 4.9 7.1 4.5 1.4 0.5 2.8 2.8 17.8
1993-94 25 SAC NBA SF 75 74 2702 5.8 13.3 .438 0.1 0.2 .353 5.7 13.0 .439 3.3 4.3 .777 2.2 5.2 7.5 4.1 1.4 0.7 2.4 2.5 15.0
1994-95 26 SAC NBA SF 58 3 1064 4.4 10.6 .420 0.2 0.5 .375 4.2 10.0 .422 2.0 2.8 .702 2.1 4.6 6.6 3.0 0.9 0.8 2.4 4.0 11.1
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 54 5 810 3.8 9.6 .396 0.8 2.3 .373 3.0 7.4 .404 2.4 3.3 .733 1.8 4.6 6.4 3.7 1.4 0.9 2.3 3.8 10.9
1996-97 28 SAC NBA SF 41 0 521 3.1 9.4 .331 0.5 2.1 .233 2.6 7.3 .358 2.9 3.3 .875 2.1 5.1 7.2 3.9 0.6 0.9 2.3 4.4 9.6
Career NBA 454 307 13472 6.0 13.8 .433 0.1 0.4 .305 5.9 13.5 .436 3.5 4.5 .771 2.1 5.4 7.6 4.0 1.4 1.0 2.6 3.0 15.6

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
1990-91 22 SAC NBA SF 79 79 2978 9.3 22.1 .422 0.1 0.2 .273 9.3 15.6 .423 5.4 7.4 .736 3.3 8.6 11.9 5.4 1.9 1.4 3.9 4.2 24.2
1991-92 23 SAC NBA SF 78 78 2895 8.8 19.3 .454 0.0 0.1 .200 8.8 14.4 .455 4.7 6.1 .770 2.5 8.1 10.6 5.6 2.2 2.2 3.6 3.4 22.2
1992-93 24 SAC NBA SF 69 68 2502 8.9 20.1 .444 0.0 0.2 .091 8.9 15.0 .447 5.7 6.9 .819 3.0 6.5 9.4 5.9 1.8 0.7 3.7 3.7 23.5
1993-94 25 SAC NBA SF 75 74 2702 7.9 18.1 .438 0.1 0.3 .353 7.8 13.0 .439 4.6 5.9 .777 3.1 7.2 10.2 5.6 1.9 0.9 3.3 3.4 20.6
1994-95 26 SAC NBA SF 58 3 1064 6.4 15.2 .420 0.3 0.8 .375 6.1 10.0 .422 2.9 4.1 .702 3.0 6.6 9.6 4.3 1.4 1.1 3.4 5.8 16.0
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 54 5 810 5.5 13.8 .396 1.2 3.2 .373 4.3 7.4 .404 3.5 4.8 .733 2.6 6.6 9.2 5.3 2.0 1.3 3.2 5.4 15.6
1996-97 28 SAC NBA SF 41 0 521 4.6 13.8 .331 0.7 3.0 .233 3.8 7.3 .358 4.3 4.9 .875 3.0 7.5 10.5 5.8 0.8 1.3 3.4 6.4 14.1
Career NBA 454 307 13472 8.2 19.0 .433 0.2 0.5 .305 8.1 18.5 .436 4.8 6.2 .771 2.9 7.5 10.4 5.5 1.9 1.3 3.6 4.1 21.4

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
1990-91 22 SAC NBA SF 79 2978 15.4 .476 .423 .334 .008 7.2 19.7 13.3 17.7 1.9 1.8 13.4 25.3 97 106 -0.9 3.6 2.7 .044
1991-92 23 SAC NBA SF 78 2895 16.5 .505 .454 .314 .004 5.5 18.1 11.8 17.6 2.2 2.7 14.2 22.2 102 107 0.8 3.5 4.3 .071
1992-93 24 SAC NBA SF 69 2502 15.5 .508 .444 .345 .010 6.7 15.7 11.0 18.8 1.8 0.9 13.9 23.0 104 109 1.6 2.2 3.8 .074
1993-94 25 SAC NBA SF 75 2702 14.8 .496 .441 .324 .017 6.6 16.3 11.4 17.5 1.9 1.2 13.9 20.6 102 108 1.5 2.3 3.8 .067
1994-95 26 SAC NBA SF 58 1064 10.0 .469 .429 .269 .051 6.8 14.5 10.7 13.1 1.4 1.6 16.7 17.5 96 107 -0.4 1.3 0.9 .039
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 54 810 11.6 .492 .440 .346 .235 5.8 14.9 10.4 15.9 2.0 1.9 16.9 16.3 102 108 0.2 0.8 1.1 .062
1996-97 28 SAC NBA SF 41 521 9.4 .442 .357 .353 .221 6.6 16.7 11.6 16.4 0.8 1.9 17.8 16.5 96 109 -0.1 0.4 0.3 .028
Career NBA 454 13472 14.7 .492 .437 .327 .027 6.5 17.1 11.7 17.3 1.9 1.7 14.2 21.8 101 108 2.8 14.1 16.9 .060

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
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 4 0 77 15 33 .455 3 9 .333 12 24 .500 5 7 .714 4 8 12 8 6 2 6 12 38
Career NBA 4 0 77 15 33 .455 3 9 .333 12 24 .500 5 7 .714 4 8 12 8 6 2 6 12 38

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
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 4 0 19.3 3.8 8.3 .455 0.8 2.3 .333 3.0 6.0 .500 1.3 1.8 .714 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.5 1.5 3.0 9.5
Career NBA 4 0 19.3 3.8 8.3 .455 0.8 2.3 .333 3.0 6.0 .500 1.3 1.8 .714 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.5 1.5 3.0 9.5

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
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 4 0 77 7.0 15.4 .455 1.4 4.2 .333 5.6 11.2 .500 2.3 3.3 .714 1.9 3.7 5.6 3.7 2.8 0.9 2.8 5.6 17.8
Career NBA 4 0 77 7.0 15.4 .455 1.4 4.2 .333 5.6 11.2 .500 2.3 3.3 .714 1.9 3.7 5.6 3.7 2.8 0.9 2.8 5.6 17.8

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
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 4 0 77 10.2 22.5 .455 2.0 6.1 .333 8.2 11.2 .500 3.4 4.8 .714 2.7 5.5 8.2 5.5 4.1 1.4 4.1 8.2 25.9
Career NBA 4 0 77 10.2 22.5 .455 2.0 6.1 .333 8.2 16.4 .500 3.4 4.8 .714 2.7 5.5 8.2 5.5 4.1 1.4 4.1 8.2 25.9

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
1995-96 27 SAC NBA SF 4 77 18.2 .527 .500 .212 .273 6.4 12.8 9.6 22.0 4.1 2.4 14.3 24.7 104 98 0.1 0.2 0.2 .141
Career NBA 4 77 18.2 .527 .500 .212 .273 6.4 12.8 9.6 22.0 4.1 2.4 14.3 24.7 104 98 0.1 0.2 0.2 .141

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 7 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Lionel Simmons 4.3 3.8 3.8 2.7 1.1 0.9 0.3
Frank Brickowski 90.1 4.7 4.1 3.8 3.6 1.1 1.0 0.4
Tyler Hansbrough 89.9 4.4 3.9 3.8 3.0 0.7
Ronny Turiaf 89.1 4.2 3.6 3.2 3.1 1.4 0.8 0.4
Popeye Jones 87.8 4.2 3.7 3.6 3.6 0.6 0.5 0.3
Eduardo Najera 87.5 4.8 4.0 4.0 2.7 1.6 1.1 1.1
Kenny Gattison 86.9 4.5 3.5 3.2 3.0 1.5 0.7 0.0
Shandon Anderson 86.5 4.9 4.2 3.9 2.7 2.0 1.2 0.4
Bill Calhoun 86.0 4.5 4.1 3.9 2.2 2.1 1.4 0.4
Len Chappell 85.5 4.7 3.7 3.6 3.2 0.5 0.1 0.1
Paul Griffin 85.4 4.9 4.4 4.1 2.9 1.6 1.4 0.4
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Lionel Simmons 4.3 3.8 3.8 2.7 1.1 0.9 0.3
Tyler Hansbrough 89.9 4.4 3.9 3.8 3.0 0.7
Kenny Gattison 87.1 4.5 3.5 3.2 3.0 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.0
Bill Calhoun 86.0 4.5 4.1 3.9 2.2 2.1 1.4 0.4
Paul Griffin 85.4 4.9 4.4 4.1 2.9 1.6 1.4 0.4
Craig Smith 85.2 3.9 3.5 3.1 3.0 1.5 1.0
Kenny Walker 85.1 4.7 4.0 3.1 2.7 1.9 1.3 0.1
Luc Mbah a Moute 84.8 4.8 4.7 4.0 2.4 1.0 0.5
Brandan Wright 84.7 5.1 4.1 3.5 1.9 1.1 0.8
Jarron Collins 83.8 4.2 3.9 3.3 1.3 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.1 -0.1
Cornell Warner 82.9 4.7 4.3 3.5 1.7 0.6 0.6 0.3

College

Light text indicates college freshman or JV participant
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
1986-87 18 LASALLE 33 263 500 2 6 142 186 322 59 53 45 91 77 670 .526 .333 .763 20.3 9.8 1.8
1987-88 19 LASALLE 34 297 613 2 8 196 259 386 86 71 77 100 73 792 .485 .250 .757 23.3 11.4 2.5
1988-89 20 LASALLE 32 1245 349 716 21 56 189 266 365 95 55 61 93 70 908 .487 .375 .711 38.9 28.4 11.4 3.0
1989-90 21 LASALLE 32 1220 335 653 31 65 146 221 356 115 60 65 91 71 847 .513 .477 .661 38.1 26.5 11.1 3.6
Career 131 2465 1244 2482 56 135 673 932 1429 355 239 248 375 291 3217 .501 .415 .722 38.5 24.6 10.9 2.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Weekly & Monthly Awards

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

Rookie of the Month: 2 times (Show/Hide)

Honors
1988-89 NCAA AP All-America (3rd)
1989-90 NCAA AP All-America (1st)
1990-91 NBA All-Rookie (1st)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.003 (406)

Transactions

June 27, 1990: Drafted by the Sacramento Kings in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1990-91 Sacramento Kings NBA $930,000
1991-92 Sacramento Kings NBA $1,289,000
1992-93 Sacramento Kings NBA $1,464,000
1993-94 Sacramento Kings NBA $1,743,000
1994-95 Sacramento Kings NBA $2,181,400
1995-96 Sacramento Kings NBA $2,676,000
1996-97 Sacramento Kings NBA $3,194,000
1997-98 Sacramento Kings NBA $3,716,500
1998-99 Sacramento Kings NBA $4,238,500
Career (may be incomplete) $21,432,400

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