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Rory Sparrow

Rory Darnell Sparrow

Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 175 lbs.
Born: June 12, 1958 in Suffolk, Virginia
High School: Eastside in Paterson, New Jersey
College: Villanova University
Draft: New Jersey Nets, 4th round (6th pick, 75th overall), 1980 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: December 19, 1980

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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
1980-81 22 NJN NBA PG 15 212 22 63 .349 0 0 22 63 .349 12 16 .750 7 11 18 32 13 3 18 15 56
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 82 82 2610 366 730 .501 1 15 .067 365 715 .510 124 148 .838 53 171 224 424 87 13 145 240 857
1982-83 24 TOT NBA PG 81 58 2428 392 810 .484 5 22 .227 387 788 .491 147 199 .739 61 169 230 397 107 5 197 255 936
1982-83 24 ATL NBA PG 49 49 1548 264 512 .516 3 15 .200 261 497 .525 84 113 .743 39 102 141 238 70 1 126 162 615
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 32 9 880 128 298 .430 2 7 .286 126 291 .433 63 86 .733 22 67 89 159 37 4 71 93 321
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 79 74 2436 350 738 .474 10 39 .256 340 699 .486 108 131 .824 48 141 189 539 100 8 210 230 818
1984-85 26 NYK NBA PG 79 41 2292 326 662 .492 7 31 .226 319 631 .506 122 141 .865 38 131 169 557 81 9 150 200 781
1985-86 27 NYK NBA PG 74 74 2344 345 723 .477 5 20 .250 340 703 .484 101 127 .795 50 120 170 472 85 14 154 182 796
1986-87 28 NYK NBA PG 80 30 1951 263 590 .446 11 42 .262 252 548 .460 71 89 .798 29 86 115 432 67 6 140 160 608
1987-88 29 TOT NBA PG 58 25 1044 117 293 .399 2 13 .154 115 280 .411 24 33 .727 15 57 72 167 41 3 58 79 260
1987-88 29 NYK NBA PG 3 0 52 5 19 .263 0 1 .000 5 18 .278 0 0 1 1 2 5 4 0 6 7 10
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 55 25 992 112 274 .409 2 12 .167 110 262 .420 24 33 .727 14 56 70 162 37 3 52 72 250
1988-89 30 MIA NBA PG 80 79 2613 444 982 .452 18 74 .243 426 908 .469 94 107 .879 55 161 216 429 103 17 204 168 1000
1989-90 31 MIA NBA PG 82 25 1756 210 510 .412 8 40 .200 202 470 .430 59 77 .766 37 101 138 298 49 4 99 140 487
1990-91 32 SAC NBA PG 80 74 2375 371 756 .491 31 78 .397 340 678 .501 58 83 .699 45 141 186 362 83 16 126 189 831
1991-92 33 TOT NBA PG 46 0 489 58 151 .384 3 15 .200 55 136 .404 8 13 .615 3 25 28 83 12 5 33 57 127
1991-92 33 CHI NBA PG 4 0 18 1 8 .125 1 2 .500 0 6 .000 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 2 2 3
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 42 0 471 57 143 .399 2 13 .154 55 130 .423 8 13 .615 3 24 27 79 12 5 31 55 124
Career NBA 836 562 22550 3264 7008 .466 101 389 .260 3163 6619 .478 928 1164 .797 441 1314 1755 4192 828 103 1534 1915 7557
6 seasons NYK NBA 347 228 9955 1417 3030 .468 35 140 .250 1382 2890 .478 465 574 .810 188 546 734 2164 374 41 731 872 3334
2 seasons MIA NBA 162 104 4369 654 1492 .438 26 114 .228 628 1378 .456 153 184 .832 92 262 354 727 152 21 303 308 1487
2 seasons ATL NBA 131 131 4158 630 1242 .507 4 30 .133 626 1212 .517 208 261 .797 92 273 365 662 157 14 271 402 1472
1 season SAC NBA 80 74 2375 371 756 .491 31 78 .397 340 678 .501 58 83 .699 45 141 186 362 83 16 126 189 831
2 seasons CHI NBA 59 25 1010 113 282 .401 3 14 .214 110 268 .410 24 33 .727 14 57 71 166 37 3 54 74 253
1 season LAL NBA 42 0 471 57 143 .399 2 13 .154 55 130 .423 8 13 .615 3 24 27 79 12 5 31 55 124
1 season NJN NBA 15 212 22 63 .349 0 0 22 63 .349 12 16 .750 7 11 18 32 13 3 18 15 56

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
1980-81 22 NJN NBA PG 15 14.1 1.5 4.2 .349 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.2 .349 0.8 1.1 .750 0.5 0.7 1.2 2.1 0.9 0.2 1.2 1.0 3.7
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 82 82 31.8 4.5 8.9 .501 0.0 0.2 .067 4.5 8.7 .510 1.5 1.8 .838 0.6 2.1 2.7 5.2 1.1 0.2 1.8 2.9 10.5
1982-83 24 TOT NBA PG 81 58 30.0 4.8 10.0 .484 0.1 0.3 .227 4.8 9.7 .491 1.8 2.5 .739 0.8 2.1 2.8 4.9 1.3 0.1 2.4 3.1 11.6
1982-83 24 ATL NBA PG 49 49 31.6 5.4 10.4 .516 0.1 0.3 .200 5.3 10.1 .525 1.7 2.3 .743 0.8 2.1 2.9 4.9 1.4 0.0 2.6 3.3 12.6
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 32 9 27.5 4.0 9.3 .430 0.1 0.2 .286 3.9 9.1 .433 2.0 2.7 .733 0.7 2.1 2.8 5.0 1.2 0.1 2.2 2.9 10.0
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 79 74 30.8 4.4 9.3 .474 0.1 0.5 .256 4.3 8.8 .486 1.4 1.7 .824 0.6 1.8 2.4 6.8 1.3 0.1 2.7 2.9 10.4
1984-85 26 NYK NBA PG 79 41 29.0 4.1 8.4 .492 0.1 0.4 .226 4.0 8.0 .506 1.5 1.8 .865 0.5 1.7 2.1 7.1 1.0 0.1 1.9 2.5 9.9
1985-86 27 NYK NBA PG 74 74 31.7 4.7 9.8 .477 0.1 0.3 .250 4.6 9.5 .484 1.4 1.7 .795 0.7 1.6 2.3 6.4 1.1 0.2 2.1 2.5 10.8
1986-87 28 NYK NBA PG 80 30 24.4 3.3 7.4 .446 0.1 0.5 .262 3.2 6.9 .460 0.9 1.1 .798 0.4 1.1 1.4 5.4 0.8 0.1 1.8 2.0 7.6
1987-88 29 TOT NBA PG 58 25 18.0 2.0 5.1 .399 0.0 0.2 .154 2.0 4.8 .411 0.4 0.6 .727 0.3 1.0 1.2 2.9 0.7 0.1 1.0 1.4 4.5
1987-88 29 NYK NBA PG 3 0 17.3 1.7 6.3 .263 0.0 0.3 .000 1.7 6.0 .278 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.7 1.7 1.3 0.0 2.0 2.3 3.3
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 55 25 18.0 2.0 5.0 .409 0.0 0.2 .167 2.0 4.8 .420 0.4 0.6 .727 0.3 1.0 1.3 2.9 0.7 0.1 0.9 1.3 4.5
1988-89 30 MIA NBA PG 80 79 32.7 5.6 12.3 .452 0.2 0.9 .243 5.3 11.4 .469 1.2 1.3 .879 0.7 2.0 2.7 5.4 1.3 0.2 2.6 2.1 12.5
1989-90 31 MIA NBA PG 82 25 21.4 2.6 6.2 .412 0.1 0.5 .200 2.5 5.7 .430 0.7 0.9 .766 0.5 1.2 1.7 3.6 0.6 0.0 1.2 1.7 5.9
1990-91 32 SAC NBA PG 80 74 29.7 4.6 9.5 .491 0.4 1.0 .397 4.3 8.5 .501 0.7 1.0 .699 0.6 1.8 2.3 4.5 1.0 0.2 1.6 2.4 10.4
1991-92 33 TOT NBA PG 46 0 10.6 1.3 3.3 .384 0.1 0.3 .200 1.2 3.0 .404 0.2 0.3 .615 0.1 0.5 0.6 1.8 0.3 0.1 0.7 1.2 2.8
1991-92 33 CHI NBA PG 4 0 4.5 0.3 2.0 .125 0.3 0.5 .500 0.0 1.5 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.8
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 42 0 11.2 1.4 3.4 .399 0.0 0.3 .154 1.3 3.1 .423 0.2 0.3 .615 0.1 0.6 0.6 1.9 0.3 0.1 0.7 1.3 3.0
Career NBA 836 562 27.0 3.9 8.4 .466 0.1 0.5 .260 3.8 7.9 .478 1.1 1.4 .797 0.5 1.6 2.1 5.0 1.0 0.1 1.8 2.3 9.0
6 seasons NYK NBA 347 228 28.7 4.1 8.7 .468 0.1 0.4 .250 4.0 8.3 .478 1.3 1.7 .810 0.5 1.6 2.1 6.2 1.1 0.1 2.1 2.5 9.6
2 seasons MIA NBA 162 104 27.0 4.0 9.2 .438 0.2 0.7 .228 3.9 8.5 .456 0.9 1.1 .832 0.6 1.6 2.2 4.5 0.9 0.1 1.9 1.9 9.2
2 seasons ATL NBA 131 131 31.7 4.8 9.5 .507 0.0 0.2 .133 4.8 9.3 .517 1.6 2.0 .797 0.7 2.1 2.8 5.1 1.2 0.1 2.1 3.1 11.2
1 season SAC NBA 80 74 29.7 4.6 9.5 .491 0.4 1.0 .397 4.3 8.5 .501 0.7 1.0 .699 0.6 1.8 2.3 4.5 1.0 0.2 1.6 2.4 10.4
2 seasons CHI NBA 59 25 17.1 1.9 4.8 .401 0.1 0.2 .214 1.9 4.5 .410 0.4 0.6 .727 0.2 1.0 1.2 2.8 0.6 0.1 0.9 1.3 4.3
1 season LAL NBA 42 0 11.2 1.4 3.4 .399 0.0 0.3 .154 1.3 3.1 .423 0.2 0.3 .615 0.1 0.6 0.6 1.9 0.3 0.1 0.7 1.3 3.0
1 season NJN NBA 15 14.1 1.5 4.2 .349 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.2 .349 0.8 1.1 .750 0.5 0.7 1.2 2.1 0.9 0.2 1.2 1.0 3.7

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
1980-81 22 NJN NBA PG 15 212 3.7 10.7 .349 0.0 0.0 3.7 10.7 .349 2.0 2.7 .750 1.2 1.9 3.1 5.4 2.2 0.5 3.1 2.5 9.5
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 82 82 2610 5.0 10.1 .501 0.0 0.2 .067 5.0 9.9 .510 1.7 2.0 .838 0.7 2.4 3.1 5.8 1.2 0.2 2.0 3.3 11.8
1982-83 24 TOT NBA PG 81 58 2428 5.8 12.0 .484 0.1 0.3 .227 5.7 11.7 .491 2.2 3.0 .739 0.9 2.5 3.4 5.9 1.6 0.1 2.9 3.8 13.9
1982-83 24 ATL NBA PG 49 49 1548 6.1 11.9 .516 0.1 0.3 .200 6.1 11.6 .525 2.0 2.6 .743 0.9 2.4 3.3 5.5 1.6 0.0 2.9 3.8 14.3
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 32 9 880 5.2 12.2 .430 0.1 0.3 .286 5.2 11.9 .433 2.6 3.5 .733 0.9 2.7 3.6 6.5 1.5 0.2 2.9 3.8 13.1
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 79 74 2436 5.2 10.9 .474 0.1 0.6 .256 5.0 10.3 .486 1.6 1.9 .824 0.7 2.1 2.8 8.0 1.5 0.1 3.1 3.4 12.1
1984-85 26 NYK NBA PG 79 41 2292 5.1 10.4 .492 0.1 0.5 .226 5.0 9.9 .506 1.9 2.2 .865 0.6 2.1 2.7 8.7 1.3 0.1 2.4 3.1 12.3
1985-86 27 NYK NBA PG 74 74 2344 5.3 11.1 .477 0.1 0.3 .250 5.2 10.8 .484 1.6 2.0 .795 0.8 1.8 2.6 7.2 1.3 0.2 2.4 2.8 12.2
1986-87 28 NYK NBA PG 80 30 1951 4.9 10.9 .446 0.2 0.8 .262 4.6 10.1 .460 1.3 1.6 .798 0.5 1.6 2.1 8.0 1.2 0.1 2.6 3.0 11.2
1987-88 29 TOT NBA PG 58 25 1044 4.0 10.1 .399 0.1 0.4 .154 4.0 9.7 .411 0.8 1.1 .727 0.5 2.0 2.5 5.8 1.4 0.1 2.0 2.7 9.0
1987-88 29 NYK NBA PG 3 0 52 3.5 13.2 .263 0.0 0.7 .000 3.5 12.5 .278 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.4 3.5 2.8 0.0 4.2 4.8 6.9
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 55 25 992 4.1 9.9 .409 0.1 0.4 .167 4.0 9.5 .420 0.9 1.2 .727 0.5 2.0 2.5 5.9 1.3 0.1 1.9 2.6 9.1
1988-89 30 MIA NBA PG 80 79 2613 6.1 13.5 .452 0.2 1.0 .243 5.9 12.5 .469 1.3 1.5 .879 0.8 2.2 3.0 5.9 1.4 0.2 2.8 2.3 13.8
1989-90 31 MIA NBA PG 82 25 1756 4.3 10.5 .412 0.2 0.8 .200 4.1 9.6 .430 1.2 1.6 .766 0.8 2.1 2.8 6.1 1.0 0.1 2.0 2.9 10.0
1990-91 32 SAC NBA PG 80 74 2375 5.6 11.5 .491 0.5 1.2 .397 5.2 10.3 .501 0.9 1.3 .699 0.7 2.1 2.8 5.5 1.3 0.2 1.9 2.9 12.6
1991-92 33 TOT NBA PG 46 0 489 4.3 11.1 .384 0.2 1.1 .200 4.0 10.0 .404 0.6 1.0 .615 0.2 1.8 2.1 6.1 0.9 0.4 2.4 4.2 9.3
1991-92 33 CHI NBA PG 4 0 18 2.0 16.0 .125 2.0 4.0 .500 0.0 12.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 6.0
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 42 0 471 4.4 10.9 .399 0.2 1.0 .154 4.2 9.9 .423 0.6 1.0 .615 0.2 1.8 2.1 6.0 0.9 0.4 2.4 4.2 9.5
Career NBA 836 562 22550 5.2 11.2 .466 0.2 0.6 .260 5.0 10.6 .478 1.5 1.9 .797 0.7 2.1 2.8 6.7 1.3 0.2 2.4 3.1 12.1
6 seasons NYK NBA 347 228 9955 5.1 11.0 .468 0.1 0.5 .250 5.0 10.5 .478 1.7 2.1 .810 0.7 2.0 2.7 7.8 1.4 0.1 2.6 3.2 12.1
2 seasons MIA NBA 162 104 4369 5.4 12.3 .438 0.2 0.9 .228 5.2 11.4 .456 1.3 1.5 .832 0.8 2.2 2.9 6.0 1.3 0.2 2.5 2.5 12.3
2 seasons ATL NBA 131 131 4158 5.5 10.8 .507 0.0 0.3 .133 5.4 10.5 .517 1.8 2.3 .797 0.8 2.4 3.2 5.7 1.4 0.1 2.3 3.5 12.7
1 season SAC NBA 80 74 2375 5.6 11.5 .491 0.5 1.2 .397 5.2 10.3 .501 0.9 1.3 .699 0.7 2.1 2.8 5.5 1.3 0.2 1.9 2.9 12.6
2 seasons CHI NBA 59 25 1010 4.0 10.1 .401 0.1 0.5 .214 3.9 9.6 .410 0.9 1.2 .727 0.5 2.0 2.5 5.9 1.3 0.1 1.9 2.6 9.0
1 season LAL NBA 42 0 471 4.4 10.9 .399 0.2 1.0 .154 4.2 9.9 .423 0.6 1.0 .615 0.2 1.8 2.1 6.0 0.9 0.4 2.4 4.2 9.5
1 season NJN NBA 15 212 3.7 10.7 .349 0.0 0.0 3.7 10.7 .349 2.0 2.7 .750 1.2 1.9 3.1 5.4 2.2 0.5 3.1 2.5 9.5

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
1980-81 22 NJN NBA PG 15 212 4.7 13.6 .349 0.0 0.0 4.7 13.6 .349 2.6 3.4 .750 1.5 2.4 3.9 6.9 2.8 0.6 3.9 3.2 12.0
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 82 82 2610 7.1 14.1 .501 0.0 0.3 .067 7.1 13.8 .510 2.4 2.9 .838 1.0 3.3 4.3 8.2 1.7 0.3 2.8 4.6 16.6
1982-83 24 TOT NBA PG 81 58 2428 7.9 16.3 .484 0.1 0.4 .227 7.8 15.9 .491 3.0 4.0 .739 1.2 3.4 4.6 8.0 2.2 0.1 4.0 5.1 18.8
1982-83 24 ATL NBA PG 49 49 1548 8.3 16.0 .516 0.1 0.5 .200 8.2 15.6 .525 2.6 3.5 .743 1.2 3.2 4.4 7.5 2.2 0.0 3.9 5.1 19.3
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 32 9 880 7.2 16.8 .430 0.1 0.4 .286 7.1 16.4 .433 3.5 4.8 .733 1.2 3.8 5.0 8.9 2.1 0.2 4.0 5.2 18.0
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 79 74 2436 7.0 14.7 .474 0.2 0.8 .256 6.8 13.9 .486 2.1 2.6 .824 1.0 2.8 3.8 10.7 2.0 0.2 4.2 4.6 16.3
1984-85 26 NYK NBA PG 79 41 2292 6.9 13.9 .492 0.1 0.7 .226 6.7 13.3 .506 2.6 3.0 .865 0.8 2.8 3.6 11.7 1.7 0.2 3.2 4.2 16.4
1985-86 27 NYK NBA PG 74 74 2344 7.2 15.0 .477 0.1 0.4 .250 7.1 14.6 .484 2.1 2.6 .795 1.0 2.5 3.5 9.8 1.8 0.3 3.2 3.8 16.5
1986-87 28 NYK NBA PG 80 30 1951 6.6 14.7 .446 0.3 1.0 .262 6.3 13.7 .460 1.8 2.2 .798 0.7 2.1 2.9 10.8 1.7 0.1 3.5 4.0 15.2
1987-88 29 TOT NBA PG 58 25 1044 5.6 14.1 .399 0.1 0.6 .154 5.5 13.5 .411 1.2 1.6 .727 0.7 2.7 3.5 8.0 2.0 0.1 2.8 3.8 12.5
1987-88 29 NYK NBA PG 3 0 52 4.7 17.7 .263 0.0 0.9 .000 4.7 16.8 .278 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.9 4.7 3.7 0.0 5.6 6.5 9.3
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 55 25 992 5.7 13.9 .409 0.1 0.6 .167 5.6 13.3 .420 1.2 1.7 .727 0.7 2.8 3.5 8.2 1.9 0.2 2.6 3.6 12.7
1988-89 30 MIA NBA PG 80 79 2613 8.2 18.2 .452 0.3 1.4 .243 7.9 16.8 .469 1.7 2.0 .879 1.0 3.0 4.0 8.0 1.9 0.3 3.8 3.1 18.5
1989-90 31 MIA NBA PG 82 25 1756 5.7 13.8 .412 0.2 1.1 .200 5.5 12.7 .430 1.6 2.1 .766 1.0 2.7 3.7 8.1 1.3 0.1 2.7 3.8 13.2
1990-91 32 SAC NBA PG 80 74 2375 7.9 16.1 .491 0.7 1.7 .397 7.3 14.5 .501 1.2 1.8 .699 1.0 3.0 4.0 7.7 1.8 0.3 2.7 4.0 17.7
1991-92 33 TOT NBA PG 46 0 489 6.2 16.0 .384 0.3 1.6 .200 5.8 14.4 .404 0.8 1.4 .615 0.3 2.7 3.0 8.8 1.3 0.5 3.5 6.0 13.5
1991-92 33 CHI NBA PG 4 0 18 2.8 22.6 .125 2.8 5.6 .500 0.0 16.9 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 2.8 11.3 0.0 0.0 5.6 5.6 8.5
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 42 0 471 6.3 15.8 .399 0.2 1.4 .154 6.1 14.3 .423 0.9 1.4 .615 0.3 2.6 3.0 8.7 1.3 0.6 3.4 6.1 13.7
Career NBA 836 562 22550 7.1 15.2 .466 0.2 0.8 .260 6.9 14.4 .478 2.0 2.5 .797 1.0 2.9 3.8 9.1 1.8 0.2 3.3 4.2 16.4
6 seasons NYK NBA 347 228 9955 6.9 14.8 .468 0.2 0.7 .250 6.7 14.1 .478 2.3 2.8 .810 0.9 2.7 3.6 10.6 1.8 0.2 3.6 4.3 16.3
2 seasons MIA NBA 162 104 4369 7.2 16.4 .438 0.3 1.3 .228 6.9 15.2 .456 1.7 2.0 .832 1.0 2.9 3.9 8.0 1.7 0.2 3.3 3.4 16.4
2 seasons ATL NBA 131 131 4158 7.5 14.9 .507 0.0 0.4 .133 7.5 14.5 .517 2.5 3.1 .797 1.1 3.3 4.4 7.9 1.9 0.2 3.2 4.8 17.6
1 season SAC NBA 80 74 2375 7.9 16.1 .491 0.7 1.7 .397 7.3 14.5 .501 1.2 1.8 .699 1.0 3.0 4.0 7.7 1.8 0.3 2.7 4.0 17.7
2 seasons CHI NBA 59 25 1010 5.6 14.0 .401 0.1 0.7 .214 5.5 13.3 .410 1.2 1.6 .727 0.7 2.8 3.5 8.3 1.8 0.1 2.7 3.7 12.6
1 season LAL NBA 42 0 471 6.3 15.8 .399 0.2 1.4 .154 6.1 14.3 .423 0.9 1.4 .615 0.3 2.6 3.0 8.7 1.3 0.6 3.4 6.1 13.7
1 season NJN NBA 15 212 4.7 13.6 .349 0.0 0.0 4.7 13.6 .349 2.6 3.4 .750 1.5 2.4 3.9 6.9 2.8 0.6 3.9 3.2 12.0

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
1980-81 22 NJN NBA PG 15 212 8.2 .400 .349 .254 .000 3.6 6.0 4.8 19.5 2.8 0.8 20.4 16.4 84 107 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.023
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 82 2610 13.0 .539 .502 .203 .021 2.3 7.4 4.9 24.4 1.7 0.3 15.4 15.6 110 107 2.9 2.7 5.6 .104
1982-83 24 TOT NBA PG 81 2428 13.2 .521 .487 .246 .027 2.8 7.7 5.2 24.1 2.2 0.1 18.0 18.9 101 104 1.4 2.9 4.2 .084
1982-83 24 ATL NBA PG 49 1548 13.7 .547 .519 .221 .029 2.7 7.0 4.8 22.7 2.2 0.0 18.3 18.5 103 105 1.2 1.6 2.8 .087
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 32 880 12.3 .478 .433 .289 .023 2.9 9.0 5.9 26.5 2.1 0.3 17.5 19.7 98 101 0.2 1.3 1.4 .079
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 79 2436 12.4 .514 .481 .178 .053 2.4 7.0 4.7 31.2 2.0 0.2 20.9 17.2 103 106 1.1 3.1 4.2 .083
1984-85 26 NYK NBA PG 79 2292 14.3 .539 .498 .213 .047 1.9 6.8 4.3 33.6 1.7 0.2 17.2 15.8 112 112 3.1 1.2 4.3 .091
1985-86 27 NYK NBA PG 74 2344 13.0 .511 .481 .176 .028 2.3 6.1 4.1 30.0 1.8 0.4 16.5 16.7 105 108 1.5 2.2 3.7 .077
1986-87 28 NYK NBA PG 80 1951 11.2 .483 .455 .151 .071 1.7 5.0 3.3 31.3 1.7 0.2 18.2 16.4 102 114 0.4 0.6 1.0 .024
1987-88 29 TOT NBA PG 58 1044 8.3 .423 .403 .113 .044 1.7 6.2 4.0 21.3 2.0 0.2 15.9 15.0 94 109 -0.5 1.0 0.5 .024
1987-88 29 NYK NBA PG 3 52 -1.7 .263 .263 .000 .053 2.1 2.3 2.2 12.8 3.7 0.0 24.0 19.5 56 107 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.179
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 55 992 8.9 .433 .412 .120 .044 1.6 6.4 4.0 21.7 1.9 0.2 15.3 14.7 97 109 -0.3 1.0 0.7 .035
1988-89 30 MIA NBA PG 80 2613 11.7 .486 .461 .109 .075 2.3 7.2 4.6 25.6 1.9 0.4 16.5 19.2 99 111 0.0 1.6 1.6 .029
1989-90 31 MIA NBA PG 82 1756 8.8 .448 .420 .151 .078 2.2 6.6 4.3 23.0 1.3 0.1 15.4 14.7 98 113 -0.2 0.9 0.7 .019
1990-91 32 SAC NBA PG 80 2375 12.4 .524 .511 .110 .103 2.1 6.9 4.4 24.3 1.8 0.4 13.7 16.9 105 112 1.5 1.3 2.8 .057
1991-92 33 TOT NBA PG 46 489 6.5 .405 .394 .086 .099 0.7 5.9 3.3 24.7 1.3 0.6 17.4 17.0 88 113 -0.6 0.2 -0.4 -0.037
1991-92 33 CHI NBA PG 4 18 -5.5 .188 .188 .000 .250 0.0 6.3 3.2 25.7 0.0 0.0 20.0 24.0 56 112 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.260
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 42 471 6.9 .417 .406 .091 .091 0.7 5.9 3.3 24.6 1.3 0.6 17.2 16.7 89 113 -0.5 0.2 -0.3 -0.029
Career NBA 836 22550 12.0 .502 .473 .166 .056 2.2 6.8 4.4 27.1 1.8 0.3 16.9 16.8 103 109 10.3 18.0 28.3 .060
6 seasons NYK NBA 347 9955 12.7 .508 .473 .189 .046 2.2 6.5 4.3 31.0 1.8 0.3 18.2 16.8 104 109 6.0 8.5 14.5 .070
2 seasons MIA NBA 162 4369 10.6 .473 .447 .123 .076 2.3 7.0 4.5 24.6 1.7 0.3 16.2 17.4 99 112 -0.2 2.5 2.3 .025
2 seasons ATL NBA 131 4158 13.3 .542 .509 .210 .024 2.4 7.3 4.9 23.7 1.9 0.2 16.6 16.7 107 106 4.2 4.3 8.4 .097
1 season SAC NBA 80 2375 12.4 .524 .511 .110 .103 2.1 6.9 4.4 24.3 1.8 0.4 13.7 16.9 105 112 1.5 1.3 2.8 .057
2 seasons CHI NBA 59 1010 8.6 .427 .406 .117 .050 1.6 6.4 4.0 21.8 1.8 0.2 15.4 14.9 96 109 -0.4 1.0 0.6 .029
1 season LAL NBA 42 471 6.9 .417 .406 .091 .091 0.7 5.9 3.3 24.6 1.3 0.6 17.2 16.7 89 113 -0.5 0.2 -0.3 -0.029
1 season NJN NBA 15 212 8.2 .400 .349 .254 .000 3.6 6.0 4.8 19.5 2.8 0.8 20.4 16.4 84 107 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.023

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
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 2 69 5 12 .417 0 1 .000 5 11 .455 4 4 1.000 2 6 8 11 2 0 7 7 14
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 6 202 30 71 .423 1 5 .200 29 66 .439 17 21 .810 3 10 13 42 7 0 13 18 78
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 12 389 54 121 .446 2 6 .333 52 115 .452 24 30 .800 10 16 26 86 12 1 30 41 134
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 7 0 106 10 32 .313 2 4 .500 8 28 .286 4 6 .667 0 3 3 18 4 0 4 11 26
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 3 0 16 1 4 .250 0 0 1 4 .250 3 4 .750 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 5 5
Career NBA 30 0 782 100 240 .417 5 16 .313 95 224 .424 52 65 .800 16 35 51 161 26 1 54 82 257
2 seasons NYK NBA 18 591 84 192 .438 3 11 .273 81 181 .448 41 51 .804 13 26 39 128 19 1 43 59 212
1 season CHI NBA 7 0 106 10 32 .313 2 4 .500 8 28 .286 4 6 .667 0 3 3 18 4 0 4 11 26
1 season LAL NBA 3 0 16 1 4 .250 0 0 1 4 .250 3 4 .750 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 5 5
1 season ATL NBA 2 69 5 12 .417 0 1 .000 5 11 .455 4 4 1.000 2 6 8 11 2 0 7 7 14

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
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 2 34.5 2.5 6.0 .417 0.0 0.5 .000 2.5 5.5 .455 2.0 2.0 1.000 1.0 3.0 4.0 5.5 1.0 0.0 3.5 3.5 7.0
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 6 33.7 5.0 11.8 .423 0.2 0.8 .200 4.8 11.0 .439 2.8 3.5 .810 0.5 1.7 2.2 7.0 1.2 0.0 2.2 3.0 13.0
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 12 32.4 4.5 10.1 .446 0.2 0.5 .333 4.3 9.6 .452 2.0 2.5 .800 0.8 1.3 2.2 7.2 1.0 0.1 2.5 3.4 11.2
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 7 0 15.1 1.4 4.6 .313 0.3 0.6 .500 1.1 4.0 .286 0.6 0.9 .667 0.0 0.4 0.4 2.6 0.6 0.0 0.6 1.6 3.7
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 3 0 5.3 0.3 1.3 .250 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 .250 1.0 1.3 .750 0.3 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 1.7 1.7
Career NBA 30 0 26.1 3.3 8.0 .417 0.2 0.5 .313 3.2 7.5 .424 1.7 2.2 .800 0.5 1.2 1.7 5.4 0.9 0.0 1.8 2.7 8.6
2 seasons NYK NBA 18 32.8 4.7 10.7 .438 0.2 0.6 .273 4.5 10.1 .448 2.3 2.8 .804 0.7 1.4 2.2 7.1 1.1 0.1 2.4 3.3 11.8
1 season CHI NBA 7 0 15.1 1.4 4.6 .313 0.3 0.6 .500 1.1 4.0 .286 0.6 0.9 .667 0.0 0.4 0.4 2.6 0.6 0.0 0.6 1.6 3.7
1 season LAL NBA 3 0 5.3 0.3 1.3 .250 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 .250 1.0 1.3 .750 0.3 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 1.7 1.7
1 season ATL NBA 2 34.5 2.5 6.0 .417 0.0 0.5 .000 2.5 5.5 .455 2.0 2.0 1.000 1.0 3.0 4.0 5.5 1.0 0.0 3.5 3.5 7.0

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
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 2 69 2.6 6.3 .417 0.0 0.5 .000 2.6 5.7 .455 2.1 2.1 1.000 1.0 3.1 4.2 5.7 1.0 0.0 3.7 3.7 7.3
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 6 202 5.3 12.7 .423 0.2 0.9 .200 5.2 11.8 .439 3.0 3.7 .810 0.5 1.8 2.3 7.5 1.2 0.0 2.3 3.2 13.9
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 12 389 5.0 11.2 .446 0.2 0.6 .333 4.8 10.6 .452 2.2 2.8 .800 0.9 1.5 2.4 8.0 1.1 0.1 2.8 3.8 12.4
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 7 0 106 3.4 10.9 .313 0.7 1.4 .500 2.7 9.5 .286 1.4 2.0 .667 0.0 1.0 1.0 6.1 1.4 0.0 1.4 3.7 8.8
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 3 0 16 2.3 9.0 .250 0.0 0.0 2.3 9.0 .250 6.8 9.0 .750 2.3 0.0 2.3 9.0 2.3 0.0 0.0 11.3 11.3
Career NBA 30 0 782 4.6 11.0 .417 0.2 0.7 .313 4.4 10.3 .424 2.4 3.0 .800 0.7 1.6 2.3 7.4 1.2 0.0 2.5 3.8 11.8
2 seasons NYK NBA 18 591 5.1 11.7 .438 0.2 0.7 .273 4.9 11.0 .448 2.5 3.1 .804 0.8 1.6 2.4 7.8 1.2 0.1 2.6 3.6 12.9
1 season CHI NBA 7 0 106 3.4 10.9 .313 0.7 1.4 .500 2.7 9.5 .286 1.4 2.0 .667 0.0 1.0 1.0 6.1 1.4 0.0 1.4 3.7 8.8
1 season LAL NBA 3 0 16 2.3 9.0 .250 0.0 0.0 2.3 9.0 .250 6.8 9.0 .750 2.3 0.0 2.3 9.0 2.3 0.0 0.0 11.3 11.3
1 season ATL NBA 2 69 2.6 6.3 .417 0.0 0.5 .000 2.6 5.7 .455 2.1 2.1 1.000 1.0 3.1 4.2 5.7 1.0 0.0 3.7 3.7 7.3

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
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 2 69 3.9 9.4 .417 0.0 0.8 .000 3.9 8.7 .455 3.1 3.1 1.000 1.6 4.7 6.3 8.7 1.6 0.0 5.5 5.5 11.0
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 6 202 7.3 17.4 .423 0.2 1.2 .200 7.1 16.2 .439 4.2 5.1 .810 0.7 2.4 3.2 10.3 1.7 0.0 3.2 4.4 19.1
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 12 389 6.7 15.1 .446 0.2 0.7 .333 6.5 14.3 .452 3.0 3.7 .800 1.2 2.0 3.2 10.7 1.5 0.1 3.7 5.1 16.7
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 7 0 106 4.9 15.6 .313 1.0 2.0 .500 3.9 13.7 .286 2.0 2.9 .667 0.0 1.5 1.5 8.8 2.0 0.0 2.0 5.4 12.7
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 3 0 16 3.3 13.1 .250 0.0 0.0 3.3 13.1 .250 9.8 13.1 .750 3.3 0.0 3.3 13.1 3.3 0.0 0.0 16.4 16.4
Career NBA 30 0 782 6.4 15.3 .417 0.3 1.0 .313 6.0 14.2 .424 3.3 4.1 .800 1.0 2.2 3.2 10.2 1.7 0.1 3.4 5.2 16.3
2 seasons NYK NBA 18 591 6.9 15.9 .438 0.2 0.9 .273 6.7 15.0 .448 3.4 4.2 .804 1.1 2.1 3.2 10.6 1.6 0.1 3.6 4.9 17.5
1 season CHI NBA 7 0 106 4.9 15.6 .313 1.0 2.0 .500 3.9 13.7 .286 2.0 2.9 .667 0.0 1.5 1.5 8.8 2.0 0.0 2.0 5.4 12.7
1 season LAL NBA 3 0 16 3.3 13.1 .250 0.0 0.0 3.3 13.1 .250 9.8 13.1 .750 3.3 0.0 3.3 13.1 3.3 0.0 0.0 16.4 16.4
1 season ATL NBA 2 69 3.9 9.4 .417 0.0 0.8 .000 3.9 8.7 .455 3.1 3.1 1.000 1.6 4.7 6.3 8.7 1.6 0.0 5.5 5.5 11.0

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
1981-82 23 ATL NBA PG 2 69 8.1 .509 .417 .333 .083 3.4 12.7 7.6 28.9 1.6 0.0 33.7 14.1 87 112 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.035
1982-83 24 NYK NBA PG 6 202 13.4 .486 .430 .296 .070 1.7 5.7 3.8 30.7 1.7 0.0 13.9 19.7 105 110 0.2 0.1 0.3 .070
1983-84 25 NYK NBA PG 12 389 12.0 .499 .455 .248 .050 2.9 4.6 3.8 31.1 1.5 0.1 18.3 17.5 105 115 0.2 0.1 0.3 .041
1987-88 29 CHI NBA PG 7 106 6.5 .375 .344 .188 .125 0.0 3.2 1.6 24.1 2.0 0.0 10.4 16.0 91 110 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .005
1991-92 33 LAL NBA PG 3 16 13.3 .434 .250 1.000 .000 7.2 0.0 3.8 40.5 3.3 0.0 0.0 16.5 122 117 0.0 0.0 0.0 .116
Career NBA 30 782 11.3 .478 .427 .271 .067 2.4 5.3 3.8 30.0 1.7 0.1 16.7 17.5 103 113 0.3 0.3 0.6 .038
2 seasons NYK NBA 18 591 12.4 .494 .445 .266 .057 2.5 5.0 3.8 30.9 1.6 0.1 16.7 18.3 105 114 0.4 0.2 0.6 .051
1 season CHI NBA 7 106 6.5 .375 .344 .188 .125 0.0 3.2 1.6 24.1 2.0 0.0 10.4 16.0 91 110 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .005
1 season LAL NBA 3 16 13.3 .434 .250 1.000 .000 7.2 0.0 3.8 40.5 3.3 0.0 0.0 16.5 122 117 0.0 0.0 0.0 .116
1 season ATL NBA 2 69 8.1 .509 .417 .333 .083 3.4 12.7 7.6 28.9 1.6 0.0 33.7 14.1 87 112 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.035

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
Rory Sparrow 5.6 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.7 2.8 1.6 1.0 0.7 0.5 -0.1 -0.4
Bob Weiss 91.6 5.6 4.7 4.4 4.3 3.6 2.9 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.1 0.1 0.0
Pooh Richardson 90.7 5.9 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.8 2.1 1.4 1.0 0.2 -0.1
Don Ohl 90.5 5.1 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.2 1.9 1.2 1.2 0.8
Ricky Davis 90.3 5.7 5.0 4.4 4.2 3.0 2.8 1.9 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 -0.4
Matt Guokas 87.9 5.2 4.7 4.3 4.2 2.5 2.3 1.5 1.2 0.5 0.3
Earl Boykins 87.2 6.0 4.5 4.1 3.5 2.9 2.3 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.3 0.0 -0.3
Allen Leavell 87.1 5.1 4.8 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.0 2.4 1.9 0.6 -0.1
Kevin Grevey 86.7 5.8 4.4 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.1 2.0 1.0 0.7 0.1
Jarrett Jack 86.4 5.6 4.8 4.8 4.1 3.8 3.2 2.4 2.3 1.2
Sherman Douglas 86.1 5.4 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.3 2.7 2.6 1.0 0.6 0.2 -0.1
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Rory Sparrow 5.6 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.7 2.8 1.6 1.0 0.7 0.5 -0.1 -0.4
Bob Weiss 91.6 5.6 4.7 4.4 4.3 3.6 2.9 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.1 0.1 0.0
Pooh Richardson 90.7 5.9 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.8 2.1 1.4 1.0 0.2 -0.1
Don Ohl 90.5 5.1 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.2 1.9 1.2 1.2 0.8
Ricky Davis 90.3 5.7 5.0 4.4 4.2 3.0 2.8 1.9 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 -0.4
Matt Guokas 87.9 5.2 4.7 4.3 4.2 2.5 2.3 1.5 1.2 0.5 0.3
Allen Leavell 87.1 5.1 4.8 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.0 2.4 1.9 0.6 -0.1
Kevin Grevey 86.7 5.8 4.4 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.1 2.0 1.0 0.7 0.1
Jarrett Jack 86.4 5.6 4.8 4.8 4.1 3.8 3.2 2.4 2.3 1.2
Sherman Douglas 86.1 5.4 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.3 2.7 2.6 1.0 0.6 0.2 -0.1
Earl Boykins 85.9 6.0 4.5 4.1 3.5 2.9 2.3 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.3

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
1976-77 18 VILLANOVA 33 99 193 34 42 69 232 .513 .810 7.0 2.1
1977-78 19 VILLANOVA 32 1036 109 213 57 79 74 275 .512 .722 32.4 8.6 2.3
1978-79 20 VILLANOVA 28 877 145 282 50 61 60 340 .514 .820 31.3 12.1 2.1
1979-80 21 VILLANOVA 31 937 136 243 64 77 75 336 .560 .831 30.2 10.8 2.4
Career 124 2850 489 931 205 259 278 1183 .525 .792 31.3 9.5 2.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
1981-82 NBA 82 (4)
1989-90 NBA 82 (1)

Assists
Career NBA 4192 (92)
Career 4192 (96)

Assists Per Game
Career NBA 5.0 (95)
Career 5.0 (98)

Assist Pct
1984-85 NBA 33.6 (9)
Career NBA 27.1 (76)
Career 27.1 (78)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.001 (624)

NBA Elo Player Rating
507th (overall) as of Sep 22, 2014, 11:52AM

   

Transactions

June 10, 1980: Drafted by the New Jersey Nets in the 4th round (75th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

August 12, 1981: Traded by the New Jersey Nets with a 1985 4th round draft pick (John Battle was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1982 4th round draft pick (James Griffin was later selected).

February 12, 1983: Traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the New York Knicks for Scott Hastings and cash.

November 12, 1987: Traded by the New York Knicks to the Chicago Bulls for a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Greg Butler was later selected).

September 22, 1988: Released by the Chicago Bulls.

November 3, 1988: Signed as a free agent with the Miami Heat.

June 27, 1990: Traded by the Miami Heat to the Sacramento Kings for Bimbo Coles.

October 9, 1991: Signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers.

October 29, 1991: Waived by the Los Angeles Clippers.

November 6, 1991: Signed as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls.

November 25, 1991: Waived by the Chicago Bulls.

December 6, 1991: Signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Lakers.

September 29, 1992: Released by the Los Angeles Lakers.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 New York Knicks NBA $500,000
1987-88 Chicago Bulls NBA $325,000
1988-89 Miami Heat NBA $275,000
1990-91 Sacramento Kings NBA $300,000
1991-92 Chicago Bulls NBA $126,000
1992-93 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $140,000
Career (may be incomplete) $1,666,000

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