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Steve Stipanovich

Stephen Samuel Stipanovich

Position: Center ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-11 ▪ Weight: 245 lbs.
Born: November 17, 1960 in St. Louis, Missouri
High School: De Smet Jesuit in Creve Coeur, Missouri
College: University of Missouri
Draft: Indiana Pacers, 1st round (2nd pick, 2nd overall), 1983 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 28, 1983

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
1983-84 23 IND NBA C 81 73 2426 392 816 .480 3 16 .188 389 800 .486 183 243 .753 116 446 562 170 73 67 161 303 970
1984-85 24 IND NBA C 82 66 2315 414 871 .475 1 11 .091 413 860 .480 297 372 .798 141 473 614 199 71 78 184 265 1126
1985-86 25 IND NBA C 79 65 2397 416 885 .470 2 10 .200 414 875 .473 242 315 .768 173 450 623 206 75 69 146 261 1076
1986-87 26 IND NBA C 81 81 2761 382 760 .503 1 4 .250 381 756 .504 307 367 .837 184 486 670 180 106 97 130 304 1072
1987-88 27 IND NBA C 80 80 2692 411 828 .496 3 15 .200 408 813 .502 254 314 .809 157 505 662 183 90 69 156 302 1079
Career NBA 403 365 12591 2015 4160 .484 10 56 .179 2005 4104 .489 1283 1611 .796 771 2360 3131 938 415 380 777 1435 5323

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
1983-84 23 IND NBA C 81 73 30.0 4.8 10.1 .480 0.0 0.2 .188 4.8 9.9 .486 2.3 3.0 .753 1.4 5.5 6.9 2.1 0.9 0.8 2.0 3.7 12.0
1984-85 24 IND NBA C 82 66 28.2 5.0 10.6 .475 0.0 0.1 .091 5.0 10.5 .480 3.6 4.5 .798 1.7 5.8 7.5 2.4 0.9 1.0 2.2 3.2 13.7
1985-86 25 IND NBA C 79 65 30.3 5.3 11.2 .470 0.0 0.1 .200 5.2 11.1 .473 3.1 4.0 .768 2.2 5.7 7.9 2.6 0.9 0.9 1.8 3.3 13.6
1986-87 26 IND NBA C 81 81 34.1 4.7 9.4 .503 0.0 0.0 .250 4.7 9.3 .504 3.8 4.5 .837 2.3 6.0 8.3 2.2 1.3 1.2 1.6 3.8 13.2
1987-88 27 IND NBA C 80 80 33.7 5.1 10.4 .496 0.0 0.2 .200 5.1 10.2 .502 3.2 3.9 .809 2.0 6.3 8.3 2.3 1.1 0.9 2.0 3.8 13.5
Career NBA 403 365 31.2 5.0 10.3 .484 0.0 0.1 .179 5.0 10.2 .489 3.2 4.0 .796 1.9 5.9 7.8 2.3 1.0 0.9 1.9 3.6 13.2

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
1983-84 23 IND NBA C 81 73 2426 5.8 12.1 .480 0.0 0.2 .188 5.8 11.9 .486 2.7 3.6 .753 1.7 6.6 8.3 2.5 1.1 1.0 2.4 4.5 14.4
1984-85 24 IND NBA C 82 66 2315 6.4 13.5 .475 0.0 0.2 .091 6.4 13.4 .480 4.6 5.8 .798 2.2 7.4 9.5 3.1 1.1 1.2 2.9 4.1 17.5
1985-86 25 IND NBA C 79 65 2397 6.2 13.3 .470 0.0 0.2 .200 6.2 13.1 .473 3.6 4.7 .768 2.6 6.8 9.4 3.1 1.1 1.0 2.2 3.9 16.2
1986-87 26 IND NBA C 81 81 2761 5.0 9.9 .503 0.0 0.1 .250 5.0 9.9 .504 4.0 4.8 .837 2.4 6.3 8.7 2.3 1.4 1.3 1.7 4.0 14.0
1987-88 27 IND NBA C 80 80 2692 5.5 11.1 .496 0.0 0.2 .200 5.5 10.9 .502 3.4 4.2 .809 2.1 6.8 8.9 2.4 1.2 0.9 2.1 4.0 14.4
Career NBA 403 365 12591 5.8 11.9 .484 0.0 0.2 .179 5.7 11.7 .489 3.7 4.6 .796 2.2 6.7 9.0 2.7 1.2 1.1 2.2 4.1 15.2

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
1983-84 23 IND NBA C 81 73 2426 7.6 15.8 .480 0.1 0.3 .188 7.5 11.9 .486 3.5 4.7 .753 2.2 8.6 10.9 3.3 1.4 1.3 3.1 5.9 18.8
1984-85 24 IND NBA C 82 66 2315 8.2 17.2 .475 0.0 0.2 .091 8.1 13.4 .480 5.9 7.3 .798 2.8 9.3 12.1 3.9 1.4 1.5 3.6 5.2 22.2
1985-86 25 IND NBA C 79 65 2397 8.3 17.6 .470 0.0 0.2 .200 8.2 13.1 .473 4.8 6.3 .768 3.4 8.9 12.4 4.1 1.5 1.4 2.9 5.2 21.4
1986-87 26 IND NBA C 81 81 2761 6.7 13.4 .503 0.0 0.1 .250 6.7 9.9 .504 5.4 6.5 .837 3.2 8.5 11.8 3.2 1.9 1.7 2.3 5.3 18.9
1987-88 27 IND NBA C 80 80 2692 7.5 15.1 .496 0.1 0.3 .200 7.4 10.9 .502 4.6 5.7 .809 2.9 9.2 12.0 3.3 1.6 1.3 2.8 5.5 19.6
Career NBA 403 365 12591 7.6 15.7 .484 0.0 0.2 .179 7.6 15.5 .489 4.9 6.1 .796 2.9 8.9 11.8 3.5 1.6 1.4 2.9 5.4 20.1

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
1983-84 23 IND NBA C 81 2426 12.6 .526 .482 .298 .020 5.3 20.2 12.8 9.9 1.4 1.6 14.9 18.4 100 105 0.4 3.3 3.6 .072
1984-85 24 IND NBA C 82 2315 15.9 .544 .476 .427 .013 6.4 21.7 14.0 12.2 1.4 1.9 15.1 20.7 106 106 2.0 3.0 5.0 .104
1985-86 25 IND NBA C 79 2397 15.9 .526 .471 .356 .011 7.9 20.2 14.1 12.3 1.5 1.7 12.5 20.0 107 104 2.5 3.4 5.9 .118
1986-87 26 IND NBA C 81 2761 15.9 .582 .503 .483 .005 7.1 19.6 13.3 9.0 1.9 2.1 12.4 15.9 117 104 4.6 4.4 9.0 .156
1987-88 27 IND NBA C 80 2692 15.0 .558 .498 .379 .018 6.4 20.4 13.5 9.5 1.6 1.5 13.9 17.6 110 105 3.0 3.8 6.9 .123
Career NBA 403 12591 15.1 .547 .486 .387 .013 6.6 20.4 13.5 10.5 1.6 1.7 13.8 18.4 108 105 12.4 18.0 30.4 .116

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 26 IND NBA C 4 4 149 21 38 .553 0 1 .000 21 37 .568 13 19 .684 7 23 30 3 3 2 4 14 55
Career NBA 4 4 149 21 38 .553 0 1 .000 21 37 .568 13 19 .684 7 23 30 3 3 2 4 14 55

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 26 IND NBA C 4 4 37.3 5.3 9.5 .553 0.0 0.3 .000 5.3 9.3 .568 3.3 4.8 .684 1.8 5.8 7.5 0.8 0.8 0.5 1.0 3.5 13.8
Career NBA 4 4 37.3 5.3 9.5 .553 0.0 0.3 .000 5.3 9.3 .568 3.3 4.8 .684 1.8 5.8 7.5 0.8 0.8 0.5 1.0 3.5 13.8

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
1986-87 26 IND NBA C 4 4 149 5.1 9.2 .553 0.0 0.2 .000 5.1 8.9 .568 3.1 4.6 .684 1.7 5.6 7.2 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.0 3.4 13.3
Career NBA 4 4 149 5.1 9.2 .553 0.0 0.2 .000 5.1 8.9 .568 3.1 4.6 .684 1.7 5.6 7.2 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.0 3.4 13.3

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
1986-87 26 IND NBA C 4 4 149 7.4 13.4 .553 0.0 0.4 .000 7.4 8.9 .568 4.6 6.7 .684 2.5 8.1 10.6 1.1 1.1 0.7 1.4 4.9 19.4
Career NBA 4 4 149 7.4 13.4 .553 0.0 0.4 .000 7.4 13.0 .568 4.6 6.7 .684 2.5 8.1 10.6 1.1 1.1 0.7 1.4 4.9 19.4

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 26 IND NBA C 4 149 13.5 .593 .553 .500 .026 5.8 18.9 12.4 3.5 1.1 0.9 7.9 15.8 117 106 0.2 0.3 0.4 .144
Career NBA 4 149 13.5 .593 .553 .500 .026 5.8 18.9 12.4 3.5 1.1 0.9 7.9 15.8 117 106 0.2 0.3 0.4 .144

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 5 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Steve Stipanovich 9.0 6.9 5.9 5.0 3.6
Joakim Noah 93.6 9.0 6.7 6.4 6.2 3.8
Tree Rollins 92.9 9.2 6.4 6.4 5.0 2.6
Mychal Thompson 92.5 8.2 6.9 5.4 5.3 4.4
George Ratkovicz 91.1 9.3 6.0 5.4 5.2 2.8
Ray Felix 91.1 8.6 7.2 5.8 5.5 5.5
Red Kerr 90.9 8.7 5.8 5.4 5.0 4.6
Caldwell Jones 89.9 8.1 7.6 6.2 4.4 3.1
Vlade Divac 89.5 8.3 7.4 5.6 5.0 1.8
Rich Kelley 89.1 8.6 6.4 4.8 4.3 4.3
Red Rocha 88.4 7.8 7.2 7.0 5.1 4.6
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Steve Stipanovich 9.0 6.9 5.9 5.0 3.6
George Ratkovicz 90.7 9.3 6.0 5.4 5.2 2.8 -0.1
Brook Lopez 88.6 9.0 7.9 6.3 5.8 2.3 0.3
Elmore Smith 85.8 8.7 6.8 5.9 4.7 3.9 2.9 1.5 0.3
Stan Miasek 81.0 10.3 5.8 5.5 4.1 3.5 2.1
Neal Walk 79.2 7.1 6.8 6.1 5.1 2.1 1.7 1.2 0.2
DeAndre Jordan 79.2 11.1 6.2 5.6 5.2 1.5 1.3
Tom Boerwinkle 78.8 9.0 7.4 6.3 4.4 3.8 2.6 2.3 1.7 0.5 0.2
Marcin Gortat 78.3 8.1 7.6 6.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 0.1
Jeff Ruland 76.8 10.1 9.3 7.8 3.5 3.3 0.3 0.0 0.0
Andrew Bynum 76.5 8.0 7.8 6.6 5.5 4.8 4.2 0.4 0.1

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
1979-80 19 MISSOURI 31 1034 180 301 85 127 199 11 15 80 107 445 .598 .669 33.4 14.4 6.4
1980-81 20 MISSOURI 32 970 143 286 120 162 237 16 44 71 104 406 .500 .741 30.3 12.7 7.4
1981-82 21 MISSOURI 31 956 140 278 79 104 248 21 34 76 97 359 .504 .760 30.8 11.6 8.0
1982-83 22 MISSOURI 34 1264 246 454 134 187 300 21 56 89 103 626 .542 .717 37.2 18.4 8.8
Career 128 4224 709 1319 418 580 984 69 149 316 411 1836 .538 .721 33.0 14.3 7.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1979 McDonald's All American
1982-83 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)
1983-84 NBA All-Rookie (1st)
Games
1984-85 NBA 82 (1)
Personal Fouls
1986-87 NBA 304 (10)
1987-88 NBA 302 (9)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.002 (440)

Transactions

June 28, 1983: Drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1983 NBA Draft.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Indiana Pacers NBA $530,000
1987-88 Indiana Pacers NBA $710,000
1988-89 Indiana Pacers NBA $960,000
Career (may be incomplete) $2,200,000

Links

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