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Art Williams

Arthur T. Williams (Hambone)

Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 180 lbs.
Born: September 29, 1939 in Bonham, Texas
High School: San Diego in San Diego, California
College: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
NBA Debut: October 14, 1967 ▪ ABA Debut: October 20, 1974

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
1967-68 28 SDR NBA PG 79 1739 265 718 .369 265 718 .369 113 165 .685 286 391 204 643
1968-69 29 SDR NBA PG 79 1987 227 592 .383 227 592 .383 105 149 .705 364 524 238 559
1969-70 30 SDR NBA PG 80 1545 189 464 .407 189 464 .407 88 118 .746 292 503 168 466
1970-71 31 BOS NBA PG 74 1141 150 330 .455 150 330 .455 60 83 .723 205 233 182 360
1971-72 32 BOS NBA PG 81 1326 161 339 .475 161 339 .475 90 119 .756 256 327 204 412
1972-73 33 BOS NBA PG 81 974 110 261 .421 110 261 .421 43 56 .768 182 236 136 263
1973-74 34 BOS NBA PG 67 617 73 168 .435 73 168 .435 27 32 .844 20 95 115 163 44 3 100 173
1974-75 35 SDA ABA PG 7 89 8 12 .667 0 0 8 12 .667 0 0 3 9 12 20 7 0 10 15 16
Career TOT 548 9418 1183 2884 .410 0 0 1183 2884 .410 526 722 .729 23 104 1712 2397 51 3 10 1247 2892
NBA 541 9329 1175 2872 .409 1175 2872 .409 526 722 .729 20 95 1700 2377 44 3 1232 2876
ABA 7 89 8 12 .667 0 0 8 12 .667 0 0 3 9 12 20 7 0 10 15 16
4 seasons BOS NBA 303 4058 494 1098 .450 494 1098 .450 220 290 .759 20 95 758 959 44 3 622 1208
3 seasons SDR NBA 238 5271 681 1774 .384 681 1774 .384 306 432 .708 942 1418 610 1668
1 season SDA ABA 7 89 8 12 .667 0 0 8 12 .667 0 0 3 9 12 20 7 0 10 15 16

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
1967-68 28 SDR NBA PG 79 22.0 3.4 9.1 .369 3.4 9.1 .369 1.4 2.1 .685 3.6 4.9 2.6 8.1
1968-69 29 SDR NBA PG 79 25.2 2.9 7.5 .383 2.9 7.5 .383 1.3 1.9 .705 4.6 6.6 3.0 7.1
1969-70 30 SDR NBA PG 80 19.3 2.4 5.8 .407 2.4 5.8 .407 1.1 1.5 .746 3.7 6.3 2.1 5.8
1970-71 31 BOS NBA PG 74 15.4 2.0 4.5 .455 2.0 4.5 .455 0.8 1.1 .723 2.8 3.1 2.5 4.9
1971-72 32 BOS NBA PG 81 16.4 2.0 4.2 .475 2.0 4.2 .475 1.1 1.5 .756 3.2 4.0 2.5 5.1
1972-73 33 BOS NBA PG 81 12.0 1.4 3.2 .421 1.4 3.2 .421 0.5 0.7 .768 2.2 2.9 1.7 3.2
1973-74 34 BOS NBA PG 67 9.2 1.1 2.5 .435 1.1 2.5 .435 0.4 0.5 .844 0.3 1.4 1.7 2.4 0.7 0.0 1.5 2.6
1974-75 35 SDA ABA PG 7 12.7 1.1 1.7 .667 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.7 .667 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.3 1.7 2.9 1.0 0.0 1.4 2.1 2.3
Career TOT 548 17.2 2.2 5.3 .410 0.0 0.0 2.2 5.3 .410 1.0 1.3 .729 0.3 1.4 3.1 4.4 0.7 0.0 1.4 2.3 5.3
NBA 541 17.2 2.2 5.3 .409 2.2 5.3 .409 1.0 1.3 .729 0.3 1.4 3.1 4.4 0.7 0.0 2.3 5.3
ABA 7 12.7 1.1 1.7 .667 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.7 .667 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.3 1.7 2.9 1.0 0.0 1.4 2.1 2.3
4 seasons BOS NBA 303 13.4 1.6 3.6 .450 1.6 3.6 .450 0.7 1.0 .759 0.3 1.4 2.5 3.2 0.7 0.0 2.1 4.0
3 seasons SDR NBA 238 22.1 2.9 7.5 .384 2.9 7.5 .384 1.3 1.8 .708 4.0 6.0 2.6 7.0
1 season SDA ABA 7 12.7 1.1 1.7 .667 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.7 .667 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.3 1.7 2.9 1.0 0.0 1.4 2.1 2.3

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
1967-68 28 SDR NBA PG 79 1739 5.5 14.9 .369 5.5 14.9 .369 2.3 3.4 .685 5.9 8.1 4.2 13.3
1968-69 29 SDR NBA PG 79 1987 4.1 10.7 .383 4.1 10.7 .383 1.9 2.7 .705 6.6 9.5 4.3 10.1
1969-70 30 SDR NBA PG 80 1545 4.4 10.8 .407 4.4 10.8 .407 2.1 2.7 .746 6.8 11.7 3.9 10.9
1970-71 31 BOS NBA PG 74 1141 4.7 10.4 .455 4.7 10.4 .455 1.9 2.6 .723 6.5 7.4 5.7 11.4
1971-72 32 BOS NBA PG 81 1326 4.4 9.2 .475 4.4 9.2 .475 2.4 3.2 .756 7.0 8.9 5.5 11.2
1972-73 33 BOS NBA PG 81 974 4.1 9.6 .421 4.1 9.6 .421 1.6 2.1 .768 6.7 8.7 5.0 9.7
1973-74 34 BOS NBA PG 67 617 4.3 9.8 .435 4.3 9.8 .435 1.6 1.9 .844 1.2 5.5 6.7 9.5 2.6 0.2 5.8 10.1
1974-75 35 SDA ABA PG 7 89 3.2 4.9 .667 0.0 0.0 3.2 4.9 .667 0.0 0.0 1.2 3.6 4.9 8.1 2.8 0.0 4.0 6.1 6.5
Career TOT 548 9418 4.5 11.0 .410 0.0 0.0 4.5 11.0 .410 2.0 2.8 .729 1.2 5.3 6.5 9.2 2.6 0.2 4.0 4.8 11.1
NBA 541 9329 4.5 11.1 .409 4.5 11.1 .409 2.0 2.8 .729 1.2 5.5 6.6 9.2 2.6 0.2 4.8 11.1
ABA 7 89 3.2 4.9 .667 0.0 0.0 3.2 4.9 .667 0.0 0.0 1.2 3.6 4.9 8.1 2.8 0.0 4.0 6.1 6.5
4 seasons BOS NBA 303 4058 4.4 9.7 .450 4.4 9.7 .450 2.0 2.6 .759 1.2 5.5 6.7 8.5 2.6 0.2 5.5 10.7
3 seasons SDR NBA 238 5271 4.7 12.1 .384 4.7 12.1 .384 2.1 3.0 .708 6.4 9.7 4.2 11.4
1 season SDA ABA 7 89 3.2 4.9 .667 0.0 0.0 3.2 4.9 .667 0.0 0.0 1.2 3.6 4.9 8.1 2.8 0.0 4.0 6.1 6.5

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
1973-74 34 BOS NBA PG 67 617 5.2 11.9 .435 5.2 9.8 .435 1.9 2.3 .844 1.4 6.7 8.1 11.5 3.1 0.2 7.1 12.2
1974-75 35 SDA ABA PG 7 89 4.1 6.1 .667 0.0 0.0 4.1 4.9 .667 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.6 6.1 10.2 3.6 0.0 5.1 7.7 8.2
Career TOT 74 706 5.0 11.2 .450 0.0 0.0 5.0 11.2 .450 1.7 2.0 .844 1.4 6.5 7.9 11.4 3.2 0.2 5.1 7.1 11.7
NBA 67 617 5.2 11.9 .435 5.2 11.9 .435 1.9 2.3 .844 1.4 6.7 8.1 11.5 3.1 0.2 7.1 12.2
ABA 7 89 4.1 6.1 .667 0.0 0.0 4.1 6.1 .667 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.6 6.1 10.2 3.6 0.0 5.1 7.7 8.2
1 season BOS NBA 67 617 5.2 11.9 .435 5.2 11.9 .435 1.9 2.3 .844 1.4 6.7 8.1 11.5 3.1 0.2 7.1 12.2
1 season SDA ABA 7 89 4.1 6.1 .667 0.0 0.0 4.1 6.1 .667 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.6 6.1 10.2 3.6 0.0 5.1 7.7 8.2

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
1967-68 28 SDR NBA PG 79 1739 12.3 .407 .369 .230 30.0 -1.9 1.9 0.0 -0.001
1968-69 29 SDR NBA PG 79 1987 13.1 .425 .383 .252 32.2 -0.4 3.8 3.4 .083
1969-70 30 SDR NBA PG 80 1545 15.2 .452 .407 .254 38.1 -0.2 3.3 3.1 .096
1970-71 31 BOS NBA PG 74 1141 12.5 .491 .455 .252 7.7 24.6 0.8 1.9 2.7 .114
1971-72 32 BOS NBA PG 81 1326 14.7 .526 .475 .351 8.8 29.1 1.6 2.8 4.4 .159
1972-73 33 BOS NBA PG 81 974 13.2 .460 .421 .215 8.4 28.4 0.2 2.6 2.8 .138
1973-74 34 BOS NBA PG 67 617 14.7 .475 .435 .190 3.2 14.5 9.0 33.1 3.1 0.2 92 0.1 1.1 1.2 .096
1974-75 35 SDA ABA PG 7 89 10.3 .667 .667 .000 .000 3.2 9.9 6.5 26.3 3.6 0.0 45.5 9.5 96 106 0.0 0.1 0.1 .043
Career TOT 548 9418 13.6 .452 .410 .250 .000 3.2 13.9 8.4 31.0 3.2 0.2 45.5 9.5 96 93 0.2 17.5 17.7 .090
NBA 541 9329 13.6 .451 .409 .251 3.2 14.5 8.4 31.1 3.1 0.2 92 0.2 17.4 17.6 .091
ABA 7 89 10.3 .667 .667 .000 .000 3.2 9.9 6.5 26.3 3.6 0.0 45.5 9.5 96 106 0.0 0.1 0.1 .043
4 seasons BOS NBA 303 4058 13.7 .493 .450 .264 3.2 14.5 8.4 28.3 3.1 0.2 92 2.7 8.4 11.1 .132
3 seasons SDR NBA 238 5271 13.5 .425 .384 .244 33.2 -2.5 9.0 6.5 .059
1 season SDA ABA 7 89 10.3 .667 .667 .000 .000 3.2 9.9 6.5 26.3 3.6 0.0 45.5 9.5 96 106 0.0 0.1 0.1 .043

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
1968-69 29 SDR NBA PG 6 102 12 25 .480 12 25 .480 3 7 .429 17 32 15 27
1971-72 32 BOS NBA PG 11 173 25 64 .391 25 64 .391 15 20 .750 28 33 30 65
1972-73 33 BOS NBA PG 10 156 21 47 .447 21 47 .447 6 8 .750 27 41 31 48
1973-74 ❍ 34 BOS NBA PG 12 96 10 27 .370 10 27 .370 7 8 .875 4 19 23 29 7 0 14 27
Career NBA 39 527 68 163 .417 68 163 .417 31 43 .721 4 19 95 135 7 0 90 167
3 seasons BOS NBA 33 425 56 138 .406 56 138 .406 28 36 .778 4 19 78 103 7 0 75 140
1 season SDR NBA 6 102 12 25 .480 12 25 .480 3 7 .429 17 32 15 27

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
1968-69 29 SDR NBA PG 6 17.0 2.0 4.2 .480 2.0 4.2 .480 0.5 1.2 .429 2.8 5.3 2.5 4.5
1971-72 32 BOS NBA PG 11 15.7 2.3 5.8 .391 2.3 5.8 .391 1.4 1.8 .750 2.5 3.0 2.7 5.9
1972-73 33 BOS NBA PG 10 15.6 2.1 4.7 .447 2.1 4.7 .447 0.6 0.8 .750 2.7 4.1 3.1 4.8
1973-74 ❍ 34 BOS NBA PG 12 8.0 0.8 2.3 .370 0.8 2.3 .370 0.6 0.7 .875 0.3 1.6 1.9 2.4 0.6 0.0 1.2 2.3
Career NBA 39 13.5 1.7 4.2 .417 1.7 4.2 .417 0.8 1.1 .721 0.3 1.6 2.4 3.5 0.6 0.0 2.3 4.3
3 seasons BOS NBA 33 12.9 1.7 4.2 .406 1.7 4.2 .406 0.8 1.1 .778 0.3 1.6 2.4 3.1 0.6 0.0 2.3 4.2
1 season SDR NBA 6 17.0 2.0 4.2 .480 2.0 4.2 .480 0.5 1.2 .429 2.8 5.3 2.5 4.5

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
1968-69 29 SDR NBA PG 6 102 4.2 8.8 .480 4.2 8.8 .480 1.1 2.5 .429 6.0 11.3 5.3 9.5
1971-72 32 BOS NBA PG 11 173 5.2 13.3 .391 5.2 13.3 .391 3.1 4.2 .750 5.8 6.9 6.2 13.5
1972-73 33 BOS NBA PG 10 156 4.8 10.8 .447 4.8 10.8 .447 1.4 1.8 .750 6.2 9.5 7.2 11.1
1973-74 ❍ 34 BOS NBA PG 12 96 3.7 10.1 .370 3.7 10.1 .370 2.6 3.0 .875 1.5 7.1 8.6 10.9 2.6 0.0 5.2 10.1
Career NBA 39 527 4.6 11.1 .417 4.6 11.1 .417 2.1 2.9 .721 1.5 7.1 6.5 9.2 2.6 0.0 6.1 11.4
3 seasons BOS NBA 33 425 4.7 11.7 .406 4.7 11.7 .406 2.4 3.0 .778 1.5 7.1 6.6 8.7 2.6 0.0 6.4 11.9
1 season SDR NBA 6 102 4.2 8.8 .480 4.2 8.8 .480 1.1 2.5 .429 6.0 11.3 5.3 9.5

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
1973-74 ❍ 34 BOS NBA PG 12 96 4.9 13.2 .370 4.9 10.1 .370 3.4 3.9 .875 2.0 9.3 11.2 14.1 3.4 0.0 6.8 13.2
Career NBA 12 96 4.9 13.2 .370 4.9 13.2 .370 3.4 3.9 .875 2.0 9.3 11.2 14.1 3.4 0.0 6.8 13.2
1 season BOS NBA 12 96 4.9 13.2 .370 4.9 13.2 .370 3.4 3.9 .875 2.0 9.3 11.2 14.1 3.4 0.0 6.8 13.2

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
1968-69 29 SDR NBA PG 6 102 16.1 .481 .480 .280 42.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 .043
1971-72 32 BOS NBA PG 11 173 12.1 .446 .391 .313 7.9 24.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 .018
1972-73 33 BOS NBA PG 10 156 14.4 .475 .447 .170 8.7 33.8 0.1 0.2 0.3 .091
1973-74 ❍ 34 BOS NBA PG 12 96 18.0 .442 .370 .296 4.5 20.7 12.7 39.7 3.4 0.0 88 0.0 0.2 0.2 .114
Career NBA 39 527 14.6 .459 .417 .264 4.5 20.7 9.3 33.6 3.4 0.0 88 0.2 0.5 0.7 .062
3 seasons BOS NBA 33 425 14.3 .455 .406 .261 4.5 20.7 9.3 31.4 3.4 0.0 88 0.1 0.5 0.6 .067
1 season SDR NBA 6 102 16.1 .481 .480 .280 42.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 .043

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 8 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Art Williams 4.4 3.4 3.1 2.8 2.7 1.2 0.1 0.0
Carlos Arroyo 90.2 4.7 3.7 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.3 0.4 0.3
C.J. Watson 87.3 3.8 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.1 0.4
Billy McKinney 87.2 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 0.9 0.1
Kelvin Ransey 86.9 3.8 3.7 3.4 2.8 2.2 2.0
Devean George 86.6 4.2 3.4 2.7 2.6 2.1 0.7 0.3 -0.3
Adrian Griffin 86.0 3.9 3.5 2.9 2.9 1.3 1.3 0.4 0.1
Johnny Egan 85.7 5.1 3.6 3.2 3.1 3.1 1.4 1.3 0.0
Chico Vaughn 85.5 4.9 3.4 3.4 2.3 2.3 0.8 0.4 0.4
Larry Miller 85.4 6.2 3.4 3.2 3.0 2.4 1.3 0.0
Darrell Griffith 84.7 3.9 3.5 3.5 2.8 2.5 2.1 0.8 0.4
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Art Williams 4.4 3.4 3.1 2.8 2.7 1.2 0.1 0.0
C.J. Watson 87.3 3.8 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.1 0.4
Billy McKinney 87.2 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 0.9 0.1
Kelvin Ransey 86.9 3.8 3.7 3.4 2.8 2.2 2.0
Adrian Griffin 86.0 3.9 3.5 2.9 2.9 1.3 1.3 0.4 0.1 0.0
Chico Vaughn 85.5 4.9 3.4 3.4 2.3 2.3 0.8 0.4 0.4
Larry Miller 85.4 6.2 3.4 3.2 3.0 2.4 1.3 0.0
Todd Day 83.8 4.8 3.2 2.6 2.5 2.1 1.9 0.3 0.1
Carlos Arroyo 83.6 4.7 3.7 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.7 1.3 0.4 0.3
Herm Gilliam 81.9 4.9 3.4 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.5 1.4 0.4
Fred Jones 81.9 4.8 4.0 2.6 2.2 1.6 1.2 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1974 Boston Celtics (NBA)
Assists
1967-68 NBA 391 (6)
1968-69 NBA 524 (6)
1969-70 NBA 503 (9)
Assists Per Game
1967-68 NBA 4.9 (7)
1968-69 NBA 6.6 (6)
1969-70 NBA 6.3 (8)
Assist Pct
1967-68 NBA 30.0 (3)
1968-69 NBA 32.2 (2)
1969-70 NBA 38.1 (1)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.001 (616)
     

Transactions

October 3, 1967: Signed as a free agent with the San Diego Rockets.

September 10, 1970: Traded by the San Diego Rockets to the Boston Celtics for a 1971 5th round draft pick (Greg Nelson was later selected).

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