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Bill Tosheff

William Mark Tosheff

Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 175 lbs.
Born: June 2, 1926
Died: October 1, 2011
High School: Froebel in Gary, Indiana
College: Indiana University
Draft: Indianapolis Olympians, 4th round (3rd pick, 32nd overall), 1951 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 3, 1951

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
1951-52 25 INO NBA PG 65 2055 213 651 .327 213 651 .327 182 221 .824 216 222 204 608
1952-53 26 INO NBA PG 67 2459 253 783 .323 253 783 .323 253 314 .806 229 243 243 759
1953-54 27 MLH NBA PG 71 1825 168 578 .291 168 578 .291 156 210 .743 163 196 207 492
Career NBA 203 6339 634 2012 .315 634 2012 .315 591 745 .793 608 661 654 1859
2 seasons INO NBA 132 4514 466 1434 .325 466 1434 .325 435 535 .813 445 465 447 1367
1 season MLH NBA 71 1825 168 578 .291 168 578 .291 156 210 .743 163 196 207 492

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
1951-52 25 INO NBA PG 65 31.6 3.3 10.0 .327 3.3 10.0 .327 2.8 3.4 .824 3.3 3.4 3.1 9.4
1952-53 26 INO NBA PG 67 36.7 3.8 11.7 .323 3.8 11.7 .323 3.8 4.7 .806 3.4 3.6 3.6 11.3
1953-54 27 MLH NBA PG 71 25.7 2.4 8.1 .291 2.4 8.1 .291 2.2 3.0 .743 2.3 2.8 2.9 6.9
Career NBA 203 31.2 3.1 9.9 .315 3.1 9.9 .315 2.9 3.7 .793 3.0 3.3 3.2 9.2
2 seasons INO NBA 132 34.2 3.5 10.9 .325 3.5 10.9 .325 3.3 4.1 .813 3.4 3.5 3.4 10.4
1 season MLH NBA 71 25.7 2.4 8.1 .291 2.4 8.1 .291 2.2 3.0 .743 2.3 2.8 2.9 6.9

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
1951-52 25 INO NBA PG 65 2055 3.7 11.4 .327 3.7 11.4 .327 3.2 3.9 .824 3.8 3.9 3.6 10.7
1952-53 26 INO NBA PG 67 2459 3.7 11.5 .323 3.7 11.5 .323 3.7 4.6 .806 3.4 3.6 3.6 11.1
1953-54 27 MLH NBA PG 71 1825 3.3 11.4 .291 3.3 11.4 .291 3.1 4.1 .743 3.2 3.9 4.1 9.7
Career NBA 203 6339 3.6 11.4 .315 3.6 11.4 .315 3.4 4.2 .793 3.5 3.8 3.7 10.6
2 seasons INO NBA 132 4514 3.7 11.4 .325 3.7 11.4 .325 3.5 4.3 .813 3.5 3.7 3.6 10.9
1 season MLH NBA 71 1825 3.3 11.4 .291 3.3 11.4 .291 3.1 4.1 .743 3.2 3.9 4.1 9.7

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
1951-52 25 INO NBA PG 65 2055 11.6 .406 .327 .339 0.5 2.4 2.9 .068
1952-53 26 INO NBA PG 67 2459 12.5 .412 .323 .401 0.4 2.4 2.8 .055
1953-54 27 MLH NBA PG 71 1825 9.1 .367 .291 .363 -2.0 1.5 -0.6 -0.014
Career NBA 203 6339 11.2 .397 .315 .370 -1.1 6.3 5.2 .039
2 seasons INO NBA 132 4514 12.1 .409 .325 .373 0.9 4.8 5.7 .061
1 season MLH NBA 71 1825 9.1 .367 .291 .363 -2.0 1.5 -0.6 -0.014

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
1951-52 25 INO NBA PG 2 68 2 18 .111 2 18 .111 3 3 1.000 6 7 9 7
1952-53 26 INO NBA PG 2 66 1 16 .063 1 16 .063 7 7 1.000 5 4 5 9
Career NBA 4 134 3 34 .088 3 34 .088 10 10 1.000 11 11 14 16
2 seasons INO NBA 4 134 3 34 .088 3 34 .088 10 10 1.000 11 11 14 16

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
1951-52 25 INO NBA PG 2 34.0 1.0 9.0 .111 1.0 9.0 .111 1.5 1.5 1.000 3.0 3.5 4.5 3.5
1952-53 26 INO NBA PG 2 33.0 0.5 8.0 .063 0.5 8.0 .063 3.5 3.5 1.000 2.5 2.0 2.5 4.5
Career NBA 4 33.5 0.8 8.5 .088 0.8 8.5 .088 2.5 2.5 1.000 2.8 2.8 3.5 4.0
2 seasons INO NBA 4 33.5 0.8 8.5 .088 0.8 8.5 .088 2.5 2.5 1.000 2.8 2.8 3.5 4.0

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
1951-52 25 INO NBA PG 2 68 1.1 9.5 .111 1.1 9.5 .111 1.6 1.6 1.000 3.2 3.7 4.8 3.7
1952-53 26 INO NBA PG 2 66 0.5 8.7 .063 0.5 8.7 .063 3.8 3.8 1.000 2.7 2.2 2.7 4.9
Career NBA 4 134 0.8 9.1 .088 0.8 9.1 .088 2.7 2.7 1.000 3.0 3.0 3.8 4.3
2 seasons INO NBA 4 134 0.8 9.1 .088 0.8 9.1 .088 2.7 2.7 1.000 3.0 3.0 3.8 4.3

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
1951-52 25 INO NBA PG 2 68 -1.2 .181 .111 .167 17.9 -0.4 0.1 -0.3 -0.190
1952-53 26 INO NBA PG 2 66 0.9 .236 .063 .438 12.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.130
Career NBA 4 134 -0.1 .208 .088 .294 15.0 -0.6 0.2 -0.4 -0.161
2 seasons INO NBA 4 134 -0.1 .208 .088 .294 15.0 -0.6 0.2 -0.4 -0.161

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 3 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3
Bill Tosheff 2.9 2.8 -0.6
Mervin Jackson 86.2 3.1 3.1 -0.2
Bird Averitt 82.0 3.7 2.6 -0.5
Haywoode Workman 80.3 2.8 2.5 0.1
Eldridge Recasner 78.6 2.6 2.5 0.0
Art Williams 78.5 3.4 3.1 0.0
Chauncey Billups 77.9 3.0 2.3 0.1
Otis Smith 75.6 3.6 2.5 -0.2
Charlie Criss 75.4 3.7 2.8 0.1
Harold Miner 75.1 2.7 2.0 -0.4
C.J. Watson 74.4 3.3 3.1 0.4
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Bill Tosheff 2.9 2.8 -0.6
Curly Armstrong 69.8 3.5 3.1 0.6
Terry Furlow 68.4 3.3 2.8 1.1 0.0
Louie Nelson 65.1 2.9 2.3 1.1 0.0 0.0
Keith Jennings 62.5 4.2 2.9 0.6
Frank Kudelka 62.2 2.4 1.7 -0.4
Alfred McGuire 62.1 3.4 1.9 0.1
Ron Sobie 62.1 3.6 2.6 0.9 0.1
Harold Miner 60.6 2.7 2.0 -0.1 -0.4
Mike Barrett 59.9 4.9 2.7 -0.1
Billy Ray Bates 58.8 3.6 2.4 0.9 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Free Throw Pct
1951-52 NBA .824 (8)
1952-53 NBA .806 (10)

Transactions

April 25, 1951: Drafted by the Indianapolis Olympians in the 4th round (33rd pick) of the 1951 NBA Draft.

May, 1953: Drafted by the Milwaukee Hawks from the Indianapolis Olympians in the dispersal draft.

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