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Larry Steele

Larry Nelson Steele

Position: Shooting Guard and Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 180 lbs.
Born: May 5, 1949 in Greencastle, Indiana
High School: Bainbridge in Bainbridge, Indiana
College: University of Kentucky
Draft: Portland Trail Blazers, 3rd round (2nd pick, 37th overall), 1971 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 15, 1971
Other Pages: College Basketball Stats

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
1971-72 22 POR NBA SG 72 1311 148 308 .481 148 308 .481 .481 70 97 .722 282 161 198 366
1972-73 23 POR NBA SG 66 1301 159 329 .483 159 329 .483 .483 71 89 .798 154 156 181 389
1973-74 24 POR NBA SG 81 2648 325 680 .478 325 680 .478 .478 135 171 .789 89 221 310 323 217 32 295 785
1974-75 25 POR NBA SG 76 2389 265 484 .548 265 484 .548 .548 122 146 .836 86 140 226 287 183 16 254 652
1975-76 26 POR NBA SG 81 2382 322 651 .495 322 651 .495 .495 154 203 .759 77 215 292 324 170 19 289 798
1976-77 27 POR NBA SG 81 1680 326 652 .500 326 652 .500 .500 183 227 .806 71 117 188 172 118 13 216 835
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 65 1132 210 447 .470 210 447 .470 .470 100 122 .820 34 79 113 87 59 5 66 138 520
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 72 1488 203 483 .420 203 483 .420 .420 112 136 .824 58 113 171 142 74 10 96 208 518
1979-80 30 POR NBA SF 16 446 62 146 .425 0 4 .000 62 142 .437 .425 22 27 .815 13 32 45 67 25 1 33 53 146
Career NBA 610 14777 2020 4180 .483 0 4 .000 2020 4176 .484 .483 969 1218 .796 428 917 1781 1719 846 96 195 1832 5009

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
1971-72 22 POR NBA SG 72 18.2 2.1 4.3 .481 2.1 4.3 .481 1.0 1.3 .722 3.9 2.2 2.8 5.1
1972-73 23 POR NBA SG 66 19.7 2.4 5.0 .483 2.4 5.0 .483 1.1 1.3 .798 2.3 2.4 2.7 5.9
1973-74 24 POR NBA SG 81 32.7 4.0 8.4 .478 4.0 8.4 .478 1.7 2.1 .789 1.1 2.7 3.8 4.0 2.7 0.4 3.6 9.7
1974-75 25 POR NBA SG 76 31.4 3.5 6.4 .548 3.5 6.4 .548 1.6 1.9 .836 1.1 1.8 3.0 3.8 2.4 0.2 3.3 8.6
1975-76 26 POR NBA SG 81 29.4 4.0 8.0 .495 4.0 8.0 .495 1.9 2.5 .759 1.0 2.7 3.6 4.0 2.1 0.2 3.6 9.9
1976-77 27 POR NBA SG 81 20.7 4.0 8.0 .500 4.0 8.0 .500 2.3 2.8 .806 0.9 1.4 2.3 2.1 1.5 0.2 2.7 10.3
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 65 17.4 3.2 6.9 .470 3.2 6.9 .470 1.5 1.9 .820 0.5 1.2 1.7 1.3 0.9 0.1 1.0 2.1 8.0
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 72 20.7 2.8 6.7 .420 2.8 6.7 .420 1.6 1.9 .824 0.8 1.6 2.4 2.0 1.0 0.1 1.3 2.9 7.2
1979-80 30 POR NBA SF 16 27.9 3.9 9.1 .425 0.0 0.3 .000 3.9 8.9 .437 1.4 1.7 .815 0.8 2.0 2.8 4.2 1.6 0.1 2.1 3.3 9.1
Career NBA 610 24.2 3.3 6.9 .483 0.0 0.3 .000 3.3 6.8 .484 1.6 2.0 .796 0.9 1.9 2.9 2.8 1.8 0.2 1.3 3.0 8.2

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
1971-72 22 POR NBA SG 72 1311 4.1 8.5 .481 4.1 8.5 .481 1.9 2.7 .722 7.7 4.4 5.4 10.1
1972-73 23 POR NBA SG 66 1301 4.4 9.1 .483 4.4 9.1 .483 2.0 2.5 .798 4.3 4.3 5.0 10.8
1973-74 24 POR NBA SG 81 2648 4.4 9.2 .478 4.4 9.2 .478 1.8 2.3 .789 1.2 3.0 4.2 4.4 3.0 0.4 4.0 10.7
1974-75 25 POR NBA SG 76 2389 4.0 7.3 .548 4.0 7.3 .548 1.8 2.2 .836 1.3 2.1 3.4 4.3 2.8 0.2 3.8 9.8
1975-76 26 POR NBA SG 81 2382 4.9 9.8 .495 4.9 9.8 .495 2.3 3.1 .759 1.2 3.2 4.4 4.9 2.6 0.3 4.4 12.1
1976-77 27 POR NBA SG 81 1680 7.0 14.0 .500 7.0 14.0 .500 3.9 4.9 .806 1.5 2.5 4.0 3.7 2.5 0.3 4.6 17.9
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 65 1132 6.7 14.2 .470 6.7 14.2 .470 3.2 3.9 .820 1.1 2.5 3.6 2.8 1.9 0.2 2.1 4.4 16.5
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 72 1488 4.9 11.7 .420 4.9 11.7 .420 2.7 3.3 .824 1.4 2.7 4.1 3.4 1.8 0.2 2.3 5.0 12.5
1979-80 30 POR NBA SF 16 446 5.0 11.8 .425 0.0 0.3 .000 5.0 11.5 .437 1.8 2.2 .815 1.0 2.6 3.6 5.4 2.0 0.1 2.7 4.3 11.8
Career NBA 610 14777 4.9 10.2 .483 0.0 0.3 .000 4.9 10.2 .484 2.4 3.0 .796 1.3 2.7 4.3 4.2 2.5 0.3 2.3 4.5 12.2

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 24 POR NBA SG 81 2648 5.4 11.4 .478 5.4 11.4 .478 2.3 2.9 .789 1.5 3.7 5.2 5.4 3.6 0.5 4.9 13.1 101
1974-75 25 POR NBA SG 76 2389 5.1 9.3 .548 5.1 9.3 .548 2.3 2.8 .836 1.7 2.7 4.3 5.5 3.5 0.3 4.9 12.5 97
1975-76 26 POR NBA SG 81 2382 6.0 12.2 .495 6.0 12.2 .495 2.9 3.8 .759 1.4 4.0 5.5 6.1 3.2 0.4 5.4 14.9 97
1976-77 27 POR NBA SG 81 1680 8.6 17.2 .500 8.6 17.2 .500 4.8 6.0 .806 1.9 3.1 5.0 4.5 3.1 0.3 5.7 22.1 98
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 65 1132 8.5 18.2 .470 8.5 18.2 .470 4.1 5.0 .820 1.4 3.2 4.6 3.5 2.4 0.2 2.7 5.6 21.2 104 99
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 72 1488 6.3 15.1 .420 6.3 15.1 .420 3.5 4.2 .824 1.8 3.5 5.3 4.4 2.3 0.3 3.0 6.5 16.2 99 104
1979-80 30 POR NBA SF 16 446 6.8 15.9 .425 0.0 0.4 .000 6.8 15.5 .437 2.4 2.9 .815 1.4 3.5 4.9 7.3 2.7 0.1 3.6 5.8 15.9 97 105
Career NBA 610 14777 6.4 13.2 .483 0.0 0.4 .000 7.5 15.5 .484 3.6 4.5 .796 1.6 3.4 6.6 5.2 3.1 0.4 3.0 6.8 18.6 101 99

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
1971-72 22 POR NBA SG 72 1311 10.9 .522 .315 10.1 16.1 1.2 0.4 1.6 .057
1972-73 23 POR NBA SG 66 1301 10.2 .528 .271 5.7 15.2 1.5 0.4 1.9 .070
1973-74 24 POR NBA SG 81 2648 12.8 .520 .251 3.4 8.7 6.0 15.5 3.6 0.6 1.9 1.7 3.6 .065 -0.4 1.0 0.6 1.8
1974-75 25 POR NBA SG 76 2389 13.1 .595 .302 4.0 5.9 5.0 16.1 3.5 0.4 3.1 2.6 5.7 .114 0.4 1.8 2.1 2.5
1975-76 26 POR NBA SG 81 2382 13.7 .539 .312 3.4 9.0 6.3 18.6 3.2 0.4 1.9 2.9 4.8 .096 -0.2 1.4 1.2 1.9
1976-77 27 POR NBA SG 81 1680 16.3 .555 .348 4.4 7.0 5.8 14.1 3.1 0.4 3.2 2.0 5.2 .148 1.4 -0.1 1.3 1.4
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 65 1132 13.8 .519 .273 3.2 7.1 5.2 10.7 2.4 0.2 11.6 19.8 1.6 1.4 3.0 .127 -0.3 -0.5 -0.8 0.3
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 72 1488 10.1 .477 .282 4.3 8.5 6.4 12.6 2.3 0.4 15.0 16.9 0.6 1.5 2.0 .065 -1.7 -0.4 -2.1 0.0
1979-80 30 POR NBA SF 16 446 10.8 .462 .027 .185 3.2 8.0 5.5 20.8 2.7 0.1 17.3 17.6 0.0 0.5 0.5 .052 -1.8 -0.1 -1.9 0.0
Career NBA 610 14777 12.7 .531 .001 .291 3.7 7.8 6.1 15.5 3.1 0.4 14.0 18.1 14.9 13.3 28.2 .091 -0.2 0.7 0.6 7.9

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
1976-77 ❍ 27 POR NBA SG 18 261 26 70 .371 26 70 .371 .371 24 32 .750 12 15 27 18 9 0 30 76
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 6 191 25 60 .417 25 60 .417 .417 19 21 .905 8 18 26 14 7 2 12 22 69
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 3 73 16 28 .571 16 28 .571 .571 8 9 .889 6 5 11 7 10 0 3 8 40
Career NBA 27 525 67 158 .424 67 158 .424 .424 51 62 .823 26 38 64 39 26 2 15 60 185

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
1976-77 ❍ 27 POR NBA SG 18 14.5 1.4 3.9 .371 1.4 3.9 .371 1.3 1.8 .750 0.7 0.8 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 1.7 4.2
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 6 31.8 4.2 10.0 .417 4.2 10.0 .417 3.2 3.5 .905 1.3 3.0 4.3 2.3 1.2 0.3 2.0 3.7 11.5
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 3 24.3 5.3 9.3 .571 5.3 9.3 .571 2.7 3.0 .889 2.0 1.7 3.7 2.3 3.3 0.0 1.0 2.7 13.3
Career NBA 27 19.4 2.5 5.9 .424 2.5 5.9 .424 1.9 2.3 .823 1.0 1.4 2.4 1.4 1.0 0.1 1.7 2.2 6.9

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
1976-77 ❍ 27 POR NBA SG 18 261 3.6 9.7 .371 3.6 9.7 .371 3.3 4.4 .750 1.7 2.1 3.7 2.5 1.2 0.0 4.1 10.5
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 6 191 4.7 11.3 .417 4.7 11.3 .417 3.6 4.0 .905 1.5 3.4 4.9 2.6 1.3 0.4 2.3 4.1 13.0
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 3 73 7.9 13.8 .571 7.9 13.8 .571 3.9 4.4 .889 3.0 2.5 5.4 3.5 4.9 0.0 1.5 3.9 19.7
Career NBA 27 525 4.6 10.8 .424 4.6 10.8 .424 3.5 4.3 .823 1.8 2.6 4.4 2.7 1.8 0.1 2.0 4.1 12.7

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 ORtg DRtg
1976-77 ❍ 27 POR NBA SG 18 261 4.5 12.0 .371 4.5 12.0 .371 4.1 5.5 .750 2.1 2.6 4.6 3.1 1.5 0.0 5.1 13.0 100
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 6 191 6.5 15.6 .417 6.5 15.6 .417 4.9 5.4 .905 2.1 4.7 6.7 3.6 1.8 0.5 3.1 5.7 17.9 98 102
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 3 73 10.5 18.3 .571 10.5 18.3 .571 5.2 5.9 .889 3.9 3.3 7.2 4.6 6.5 0.0 2.0 5.2 26.2 128 94
Career NBA 27 525 6.0 14.1 .424 6.0 14.1 .424 4.5 5.5 .823 2.3 3.4 5.7 3.5 2.3 0.2 2.8 5.3 16.5 107 100

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
1976-77 ❍ 27 POR NBA SG 18 261 8.0 .452 .457 5.0 5.9 5.5 8.5 1.5 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.2 .034
1977-78 28 POR NBA SG 6 191 11.8 .498 .350 4.8 10.0 7.5 10.6 1.8 0.6 14.8 18.3 0.1 0.2 0.3 .075
1978-79 29 POR NBA SG 3 73 26.8 .626 .321 8.5 7.7 8.1 16.0 6.5 0.0 8.6 19.8 0.3 0.2 0.5 .300
Career NBA 27 525 12.0 .499 .392 5.4 7.7 6.6 10.3 2.3 0.2 12.9 18.7 0.3 0.7 0.9 .086

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 9 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Larry Steele 5.7 5.2 4.8 3.6 3.0 2.0 1.9 1.6 0.5
Derek Fisher 91.7 5.5 5.2 3.8 3.7 3.1 2.4 1.8 1.7 1.1
Hubert Davis 90.6 5.6 4.8 4.2 3.4 2.5 2.2 1.6 1.2 0.1
Chucky Atkins 90.5 5.1 4.9 4.5 3.6 2.8 2.7 2.4 1.5 0.3
Adrian Smith 90.4 6.1 5.2 5.1 4.4 3.4 2.6 1.9 1.8 0.8
Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 89.2 5.4 5.3 5.0 4.5 3.3 2.5 2.2 1.1 0.2
Gerald Henderson 89.1 6.2 5.3 3.7 3.6 2.9 2.3 2.2 1.7 1.3
Odie Spears 88.5 5.6 5.2 4.7 3.8 3.3 3.1 2.0
Craig Hodges 88.5 6.0 5.3 4.3 2.9 2.6 2.4 1.7 0.8 0.5
John Long 88.0 5.3 4.7 3.6 3.6 3.3 2.4 2.1 2.0 0.2
Foots Walker 87.6 6.1 5.2 4.2 3.4 3.4 3.0 2.3 1.5 1.5
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Larry Steele 5.7 5.2 4.8 3.6 3.0 2.0 1.9 1.6 0.5
Ricky Davis 89.8 5.7 5.0 4.4 4.2 3.0 2.8 1.9 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 -0.4
Chucky Atkins 89.7 5.1 4.9 4.5 3.6 2.8 2.7 2.4 1.5 0.3 0.2 -0.2
Hubert Davis 89.1 5.6 4.8 4.2 3.4 2.5 2.2 1.7 1.6 1.2 0.5 0.1 -0.1
Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 89.0 5.4 5.3 5.0 4.5 3.3 2.5 2.2 1.1 0.6 0.2
Odie Spears 88.5 5.6 5.2 4.7 3.8 3.3 3.1 2.0
Louis Williams 87.4 6.1 5.2 5.1 4.4 3.4 2.6 2.4 1.1 -0.1
J.J. Redick 87.2 6.5 5.2 4.5 4.5 3.0 2.3 1.7 0.5
Foots Walker 86.9 6.1 5.2 4.2 3.4 3.4 3.0 2.3 1.5 1.5 0.3
Dorell Wright 86.9 5.8 4.9 4.3 3.4 2.2 1.9 1.9 0.2 -0.1 -0.1
Craig Hodges 86.8 6.0 5.3 4.3 2.9 2.6 2.4 1.7 0.8 0.8 0.5

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
1967-68 18 KENTUCKY 20 146 342 61 82 240 353 .427 .744 17.7 12.0
1968-69 19 KENTUCKY 28 863 100 223 42 60 192 242 .448 .700 30.8 8.6 6.9
1969-70 20 KENTUCKY 23 653 90 187 45 49 146 225 .481 .918 28.4 9.8 6.3
1970-71 21 KENTUCKY 24 779 123 241 68 90 161 314 .510 .756 32.5 13.1 6.7
Career 75 2295 313 651 155 199 499 781 .481 .779 30.6 10.4 6.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1977 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)

Steals
1973-74 NBA 217 (1)
1974-75 NBA 183 (5)
1975-76 NBA 170 (6)

Personal Fouls
1973-74 NBA 295 (8)

Steals Per Game
1973-74 NBA 2.7 (1)
1974-75 NBA 2.4 (3)
1975-76 NBA 2.1 (6)

True Shooting Pct
1974-75 NBA .595 (2)

Steal Pct
1973-74 NBA 3.6 (1)
1974-75 NBA 3.5 (2)
1975-76 NBA 3.2 (5)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.000 (493)

 

Transactions

March 29, 1971: Drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 3rd round (37th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

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