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Nick Weatherspoon

Nick Levoter Weatherspoon (Spoon)

Position: Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-7 ▪ Weight: 195 lbs.
Born: July 20, 1950 in Greenwood, Mississippi
Died: October 17, 2008
High School: McKinley in Canton, Ohio
College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Draft: Capital Bullets, 1st round (13th pick, 13th overall), 1973 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 9, 1973

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
1973-74 23 CAP NBA SF 65 1216 199 483 .412 199 483 .412 96 139 .691 133 264 397 38 48 16 179 494
1974-75 24 WSB NBA SF 82 1347 256 562 .456 256 562 .456 103 138 .746 132 214 346 51 65 21 212 615
1975-76 25 WSB NBA SF 64 1083 218 458 .476 218 458 .476 96 137 .701 85 189 274 55 46 16 172 532
1976-77 26 TOT NBA SF 62 1657 310 690 .449 310 690 .449 91 144 .632 120 308 428 53 52 28 168 711
1976-77 26 WSB NBA SF 11 152 27 76 .355 27 76 .355 5 8 .625 11 13 24 2 3 5 19 59
1976-77 26 SEA NBA SF 51 1505 283 614 .461 283 614 .461 86 136 .632 109 295 404 51 49 23 149 652
1977-78 27 CHI NBA SF 41 611 86 194 .443 86 194 .443 37 42 .881 57 68 125 32 19 10 49 74 209
1978-79 28 SDC NBA SF 82 2642 479 998 .480 479 998 .480 176 238 .739 179 275 454 135 80 37 184 287 1134
1979-80 29 SDC NBA SF 57 1124 164 378 .434 0 0 164 378 .434 63 91 .692 83 125 208 54 34 17 86 136 391
Career NBA 453 9680 1712 3763 .455 0 0 1712 3763 .455 662 929 .713 789 1443 2232 418 344 145 319 1228 4086
4 seasons CAP,WSB NBA 222 3798 700 1579 .443 700 1579 .443 300 422 .711 361 680 1041 146 162 58 582 1700
2 seasons SDC NBA 139 3766 643 1376 .467 0 0 643 1376 .467 239 329 .726 262 400 662 189 114 54 270 423 1525
1 season SEA NBA 51 1505 283 614 .461 283 614 .461 86 136 .632 109 295 404 51 49 23 149 652
1 season CHI NBA 41 611 86 194 .443 86 194 .443 37 42 .881 57 68 125 32 19 10 49 74 209

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
1973-74 23 CAP NBA SF 65 18.7 3.1 7.4 .412 3.1 7.4 .412 1.5 2.1 .691 2.0 4.1 6.1 0.6 0.7 0.2 2.8 7.6
1974-75 24 WSB NBA SF 82 16.4 3.1 6.9 .456 3.1 6.9 .456 1.3 1.7 .746 1.6 2.6 4.2 0.6 0.8 0.3 2.6 7.5
1975-76 25 WSB NBA SF 64 16.9 3.4 7.2 .476 3.4 7.2 .476 1.5 2.1 .701 1.3 3.0 4.3 0.9 0.7 0.3 2.7 8.3
1976-77 26 TOT NBA SF 62 26.7 5.0 11.1 .449 5.0 11.1 .449 1.5 2.3 .632 1.9 5.0 6.9 0.9 0.8 0.5 2.7 11.5
1976-77 26 WSB NBA SF 11 13.8 2.5 6.9 .355 2.5 6.9 .355 0.5 0.7 .625 1.0 1.2 2.2 0.2 0.3 0.5 1.7 5.4
1976-77 26 SEA NBA SF 51 29.5 5.5 12.0 .461 5.5 12.0 .461 1.7 2.7 .632 2.1 5.8 7.9 1.0 1.0 0.5 2.9 12.8
1977-78 27 CHI NBA SF 41 14.9 2.1 4.7 .443 2.1 4.7 .443 0.9 1.0 .881 1.4 1.7 3.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 1.2 1.8 5.1
1978-79 28 SDC NBA SF 82 32.2 5.8 12.2 .480 5.8 12.2 .480 2.1 2.9 .739 2.2 3.4 5.5 1.6 1.0 0.5 2.2 3.5 13.8
1979-80 29 SDC NBA SF 57 19.7 2.9 6.6 .434 0.0 0.0 2.9 6.6 .434 1.1 1.6 .692 1.5 2.2 3.6 0.9 0.6 0.3 1.5 2.4 6.9
Career NBA 453 21.4 3.8 8.3 .455 0.0 0.0 3.8 8.3 .455 1.5 2.1 .713 1.7 3.2 4.9 0.9 0.8 0.3 1.8 2.7 9.0
4 seasons CAP,WSB NBA 222 17.1 3.2 7.1 .443 3.2 7.1 .443 1.4 1.9 .711 1.6 3.1 4.7 0.7 0.7 0.3 2.6 7.7
2 seasons SDC NBA 139 27.1 4.6 9.9 .467 0.0 0.0 4.6 9.9 .467 1.7 2.4 .726 1.9 2.9 4.8 1.4 0.8 0.4 1.9 3.0 11.0
1 season SEA NBA 51 29.5 5.5 12.0 .461 5.5 12.0 .461 1.7 2.7 .632 2.1 5.8 7.9 1.0 1.0 0.5 2.9 12.8
1 season CHI NBA 41 14.9 2.1 4.7 .443 2.1 4.7 .443 0.9 1.0 .881 1.4 1.7 3.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 1.2 1.8 5.1

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
1973-74 23 CAP NBA SF 65 1216 5.9 14.3 .412 5.9 14.3 .412 2.8 4.1 .691 3.9 7.8 11.8 1.1 1.4 0.5 5.3 14.6
1974-75 24 WSB NBA SF 82 1347 6.8 15.0 .456 6.8 15.0 .456 2.8 3.7 .746 3.5 5.7 9.2 1.4 1.7 0.6 5.7 16.4
1975-76 25 WSB NBA SF 64 1083 7.2 15.2 .476 7.2 15.2 .476 3.2 4.6 .701 2.8 6.3 9.1 1.8 1.5 0.5 5.7 17.7
1976-77 26 TOT NBA SF 62 1657 6.7 15.0 .449 6.7 15.0 .449 2.0 3.1 .632 2.6 6.7 9.3 1.2 1.1 0.6 3.6 15.4
1976-77 26 WSB NBA SF 11 152 6.4 18.0 .355 6.4 18.0 .355 1.2 1.9 .625 2.6 3.1 5.7 0.5 0.7 1.2 4.5 14.0
1976-77 26 SEA NBA SF 51 1505 6.8 14.7 .461 6.8 14.7 .461 2.1 3.3 .632 2.6 7.1 9.7 1.2 1.2 0.6 3.6 15.6
1977-78 27 CHI NBA SF 41 611 5.1 11.4 .443 5.1 11.4 .443 2.2 2.5 .881 3.4 4.0 7.4 1.9 1.1 0.6 2.9 4.4 12.3
1978-79 28 SDC NBA SF 82 2642 6.5 13.6 .480 6.5 13.6 .480 2.4 3.2 .739 2.4 3.7 6.2 1.8 1.1 0.5 2.5 3.9 15.5
1979-80 29 SDC NBA SF 57 1124 5.3 12.1 .434 0.0 0.0 5.3 12.1 .434 2.0 2.9 .692 2.7 4.0 6.7 1.7 1.1 0.5 2.8 4.4 12.5
Career NBA 453 9680 6.4 14.0 .455 0.0 0.0 6.4 14.0 .455 2.5 3.5 .713 2.9 5.4 8.3 1.6 1.3 0.5 2.6 4.6 15.2
4 seasons CAP,WSB NBA 222 3798 6.6 15.0 .443 6.6 15.0 .443 2.8 4.0 .711 3.4 6.4 9.9 1.4 1.5 0.5 5.5 16.1
2 seasons SDC NBA 139 3766 6.1 13.2 .467 0.0 0.0 6.1 13.2 .467 2.3 3.1 .726 2.5 3.8 6.3 1.8 1.1 0.5 2.6 4.0 14.6
1 season SEA NBA 51 1505 6.8 14.7 .461 6.8 14.7 .461 2.1 3.3 .632 2.6 7.1 9.7 1.2 1.2 0.6 3.6 15.6
1 season CHI NBA 41 611 5.1 11.4 .443 5.1 11.4 .443 2.2 2.5 .881 3.4 4.0 7.4 1.9 1.1 0.6 2.9 4.4 12.3

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
1973-74 23 CAP NBA SF 65 1216 13.2 .454 .412 .288 10.3 20.9 15.5 4.4 1.8 0.7 92 -0.1 2.2 2.1 .082
1974-75 24 WSB NBA SF 82 1347 14.5 .494 .456 .246 9.8 15.9 12.9 5.4 2.2 0.8 91 1.0 2.6 3.6 .128
1975-76 25 WSB NBA SF 64 1083 15.8 .513 .476 .299 8.4 17.6 13.1 7.7 2.0 0.8 94 0.7 1.7 2.4 .108
1976-77 26 TOT NBA SF 62 1657 12.8 .472 .449 .209 7.2 19.9 13.3 4.7 1.4 0.9 98 0.6 2.1 2.6 .076
1976-77 26 WSB NBA SF 11 152 7.1 .371 .355 .105 7.6 8.6 8.1 1.8 0.9 1.7 101 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.046
1976-77 26 SEA NBA SF 51 1505 13.3 .484 .461 .221 7.2 21.0 13.8 5.0 1.5 0.8 98 0.8 1.9 2.8 .089
1977-78 27 CHI NBA SF 41 611 10.5 .492 .443 .216 10.2 12.1 11.1 7.5 1.5 0.9 18.7 17.3 96 103 0.2 0.4 0.6 .049
1978-79 28 SDC NBA SF 82 2642 12.7 .514 .480 .238 7.2 11.1 9.1 6.7 1.4 0.7 14.3 18.5 105 109 2.8 1.0 3.7 .068
1979-80 29 SDC NBA SF 57 1124 9.3 .468 .434 .241 .000 7.7 12.4 10.0 6.4 1.4 0.8 17.1 17.9 93 110 -0.4 0.5 0.1 .002
Career NBA 453 9680 12.8 .490 .455 .247 .000 8.3 15.4 11.8 6.0 1.6 0.8 15.5 18.1 101 101 4.7 10.4 15.2 .075
4 seasons CAP,WSB NBA 222 3798 14.2 .482 .443 .267 9.5 17.7 13.6 5.6 1.9 0.8 93 1.3 6.6 8.0 .101
2 seasons SDC NBA 139 3766 11.7 .501 .467 .239 .000 7.4 11.5 9.4 6.6 1.4 0.7 15.1 18.3 102 110 2.4 1.4 3.8 .048
1 season SEA NBA 51 1505 13.3 .484 .461 .221 7.2 21.0 13.8 5.0 1.5 0.8 98 0.8 1.9 2.8 .089
1 season CHI NBA 41 611 10.5 .492 .443 .216 10.2 12.1 11.1 7.5 1.5 0.9 18.7 17.3 96 103 0.2 0.4 0.6 .049

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
1973-74 23 CAP NBA SF 7 87 9 19 .474 9 19 .474 2 5 .400 11 16 27 0 2 2 11 20
1974-75 24 WSB NBA SF 17 404 70 136 .515 70 136 .515 35 43 .814 25 56 81 16 14 2 56 175
1975-76 25 WSB NBA SF 7 224 36 80 .450 36 80 .450 14 25 .560 10 32 42 10 2 4 28 86
Career NBA 31 715 115 235 .489 115 235 .489 51 73 .699 46 104 150 26 18 8 95 281
3 seasons CAP,WSB NBA 31 715 115 235 .489 115 235 .489 51 73 .699 46 104 150 26 18 8 95 281

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
1973-74 23 CAP NBA SF 7 12.4 1.3 2.7 .474 1.3 2.7 .474 0.3 0.7 .400 1.6 2.3 3.9 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.6 2.9
1974-75 24 WSB NBA SF 17 23.8 4.1 8.0 .515 4.1 8.0 .515 2.1 2.5 .814 1.5 3.3 4.8 0.9 0.8 0.1 3.3 10.3
1975-76 25 WSB NBA SF 7 32.0 5.1 11.4 .450 5.1 11.4 .450 2.0 3.6 .560 1.4 4.6 6.0 1.4 0.3 0.6 4.0 12.3
Career NBA 31 23.1 3.7 7.6 .489 3.7 7.6 .489 1.6 2.4 .699 1.5 3.4 4.8 0.8 0.6 0.3 3.1 9.1
3 seasons CAP,WSB NBA 31 23.1 3.7 7.6 .489 3.7 7.6 .489 1.6 2.4 .699 1.5 3.4 4.8 0.8 0.6 0.3 3.1 9.1

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
1973-74 23 CAP NBA SF 7 87 3.7 7.9 .474 3.7 7.9 .474 0.8 2.1 .400 4.6 6.6 11.2 0.0 0.8 0.8 4.6 8.3
1974-75 24 WSB NBA SF 17 404 6.2 12.1 .515 6.2 12.1 .515 3.1 3.8 .814 2.2 5.0 7.2 1.4 1.2 0.2 5.0 15.6
1975-76 25 WSB NBA SF 7 224 5.8 12.9 .450 5.8 12.9 .450 2.3 4.0 .560 1.6 5.1 6.8 1.6 0.3 0.6 4.5 13.8
Career NBA 31 715 5.8 11.8 .489 5.8 11.8 .489 2.6 3.7 .699 2.3 5.2 7.6 1.3 0.9 0.4 4.8 14.1
3 seasons CAP,WSB NBA 31 715 5.8 11.8 .489 5.8 11.8 .489 2.6 3.7 .699 2.3 5.2 7.6 1.3 0.9 0.4 4.8 14.1

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
1973-74 23 CAP NBA SF 7 87 11.2 .472 .474 .263 13.6 18.9 16.3 0.0 1.2 1.2 95 0.0 0.1 0.1 .078
1974-75 24 WSB NBA SF 17 404 14.3 .565 .515 .316 6.7 13.3 10.2 5.8 1.6 0.2 96 0.6 0.5 1.1 .136
1975-76 25 WSB NBA SF 7 224 11.8 .473 .450 .313 5.1 13.6 9.7 7.8 0.4 1.0 95 -0.1 0.3 0.2 .052
Career NBA 31 715 13.1 .526 .489 .311 7.0 14.1 10.8 5.7 1.2 0.6 96 0.6 1.0 1.5 .102
3 seasons CAP,WSB NBA 31 715 13.1 .526 .489 .311 7.0 14.1 10.8 5.7 1.2 0.6 96 0.6 1.0 1.5 .102

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 7 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Nick Weatherspoon 3.7 3.6 2.6 2.4 2.1 0.6 0.1
Edgar Jones 92.6 3.4 3.4 2.6 2.4 2.3 0.9
Scott Williams 89.5 3.9 3.1 2.6 2.3 1.7 0.9 0.3
Jumaine Jones 89.2 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.3 0.1 0.0
Charles Jones 88.0 3.8 3.2 2.8 2.2 2.2 1.6 0.0
Andrea Bargnani 87.8 4.2 3.9 2.5 2.2 1.9 1.4 0.1
John Brown 87.2 4.2 3.7 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.7 0.1
Glen Gondrezick 87.0 3.6 3.1 3.1 2.7 2.5 0.9
Jackie Moreland 87.0 5.3 3.6 2.6 2.5 2.3 0.5 0.1
Howard Porter 86.7 4.1 3.9 2.7 2.4 2.4 1.1 1.0
James Jones 86.6 4.0 3.7 2.5 2.2 1.0 0.9 0.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Nick Weatherspoon 3.7 3.6 2.6 2.4 2.1 0.6 0.1
Edgar Jones 92.6 3.4 3.4 2.6 2.4 2.3 0.9
Jumaine Jones 88.3 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.3 0.1 0.0 -0.2
Andrea Bargnani 87.8 4.2 3.9 2.5 2.2 1.9 1.4 0.1
John Brown 87.2 4.2 3.7 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.7 0.1
Glen Gondrezick 87.0 3.6 3.1 3.1 2.7 2.5 0.9
Howard Porter 86.7 4.1 3.9 2.7 2.4 2.4 1.1 1.0
Danny Vranes 86.4 4.2 3.4 2.4 2.1 1.8 0.8 0.6
Craig Smith 86.2 3.9 3.5 3.1 3.0 1.5 1.0
Willie Norwood 85.9 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.6 1.1 0.5
Marreese Speights 84.7 3.8 2.8 2.7 2.1 1.7

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
1969-70 19 ILLINOIS 8 61 129 17 25 73 139 .473 .680 17.4 9.1
1970-71 20 ILLINOIS 23 151 334 79 110 246 381 .452 .718 16.6 10.7
1971-72 21 ILLINOIS 24 200 477 100 134 265 500 .419 .746 20.8 11.0
1972-73 22 ILLINOIS 24 880 247 540 106 149 295 600 .457 .711 36.7 25.0 12.3
Career 71 880 598 1351 285 393 806 1481 .443 .725 36.7 20.9 11.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1973-74 NBA All-Rookie (1st)
Games
1974-75 NBA 82 (2)
1978-79 NBA 82 (1)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.000 (792)

Transactions

April 24, 1973: Drafted by the Baltimore Bullets in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

December 13, 1976: Traded by the Washington Bullets to the Seattle SuperSonics for Leonard Gray.

September 28, 1977: Waived by the Seattle SuperSonics.

October 11, 1977: Signed as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls.

January 23, 1978: Waived by the Chicago Bulls.

June 1, 1978: Signed as a free agent with the Buffalo Braves.

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