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Nate Williams

Nathaniel Russell Williams

Position: Shooting Guard and Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 215 lbs.
Born: May 2, 1950 in Columbia, Louisiana
High School: McClymonds in Oakland, California
College: Utah State University
NBA Debut: October 12, 1971

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
1971-72 21 CIN NBA SG 81 2173 418 968 .432 418 968 .432 127 172 .738 372 174 300 963
1972-73 22 KCO NBA SG 80 1979 417 874 .477 417 874 .477 106 133 .797 339 128 272 940
1973-74 23 KCO NBA SF 82 2513 538 1165 .462 538 1165 .462 193 236 .818 118 226 344 182 149 34 290 1269
1974-75 24 TOT NBA SG 85 1945 474 988 .480 474 988 .480 181 220 .823 102 235 337 145 97 30 251 1129
1974-75 24 KCO NBA SG 50 1131 265 584 .454 265 584 .454 97 118 .822 58 121 179 78 53 24 152 627
1974-75 24 NOJ NBA SG 35 814 209 404 .517 209 404 .517 84 102 .824 44 114 158 67 44 6 99 502
1975-76 25 NOJ NBA SF 81 1935 421 948 .444 421 948 .444 197 239 .824 135 225 360 107 109 17 253 1039
1976-77 26 NOJ NBA SF 79 1776 414 917 .451 414 917 .451 146 194 .753 107 199 306 92 76 16 200 974
1977-78 27 TOT NBA SG 73 1249 312 724 .431 312 724 .431 101 121 .835 65 139 204 74 57 34 83 181 725
1977-78 27 NOJ NBA SG 27 434 90 214 .421 90 214 .421 31 37 .838 27 63 90 34 21 12 25 61 211
1977-78 27 GSW NBA SG 46 815 222 510 .435 222 510 .435 70 84 .833 38 76 114 40 36 22 58 120 514
1978-79 28 GSW NBA SG 81 1299 284 567 .501 284 567 .501 102 117 .872 68 139 207 61 55 5 93 169 670
Career NBA 642 14869 3278 7151 .458 3278 7151 .458 1153 1432 .805 595 1163 2469 963 543 136 176 1916 7709
4 seasons CIN,KCO NBA 293 7796 1638 3591 .456 1638 3591 .456 523 659 .794 176 347 1234 562 202 58 1014 3799
4 seasons NOJ NBA 222 4959 1134 2483 .457 1134 2483 .457 458 572 .801 313 601 914 300 250 51 25 613 2726
2 seasons GSW NBA 127 2114 506 1077 .470 506 1077 .470 172 201 .856 106 215 321 101 91 27 151 289 1184

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 21 CIN NBA SG 81 26.8 5.2 12.0 .432 5.2 12.0 .432 1.6 2.1 .738 4.6 2.1 3.7 11.9
1972-73 22 KCO NBA SG 80 24.7 5.2 10.9 .477 5.2 10.9 .477 1.3 1.7 .797 4.2 1.6 3.4 11.8
1973-74 23 KCO NBA SF 82 30.6 6.6 14.2 .462 6.6 14.2 .462 2.4 2.9 .818 1.4 2.8 4.2 2.2 1.8 0.4 3.5 15.5
1974-75 24 TOT NBA SG 85 22.9 5.6 11.6 .480 5.6 11.6 .480 2.1 2.6 .823 1.2 2.8 4.0 1.7 1.1 0.4 3.0 13.3
1974-75 24 KCO NBA SG 50 22.6 5.3 11.7 .454 5.3 11.7 .454 1.9 2.4 .822 1.2 2.4 3.6 1.6 1.1 0.5 3.0 12.5
1974-75 24 NOJ NBA SG 35 23.3 6.0 11.5 .517 6.0 11.5 .517 2.4 2.9 .824 1.3 3.3 4.5 1.9 1.3 0.2 2.8 14.3
1975-76 25 NOJ NBA SF 81 23.9 5.2 11.7 .444 5.2 11.7 .444 2.4 3.0 .824 1.7 2.8 4.4 1.3 1.3 0.2 3.1 12.8
1976-77 26 NOJ NBA SF 79 22.5 5.2 11.6 .451 5.2 11.6 .451 1.8 2.5 .753 1.4 2.5 3.9 1.2 1.0 0.2 2.5 12.3
1977-78 27 TOT NBA SG 73 17.1 4.3 9.9 .431 4.3 9.9 .431 1.4 1.7 .835 0.9 1.9 2.8 1.0 0.8 0.5 1.1 2.5 9.9
1977-78 27 NOJ NBA SG 27 16.1 3.3 7.9 .421 3.3 7.9 .421 1.1 1.4 .838 1.0 2.3 3.3 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.9 2.3 7.8
1977-78 27 GSW NBA SG 46 17.7 4.8 11.1 .435 4.8 11.1 .435 1.5 1.8 .833 0.8 1.7 2.5 0.9 0.8 0.5 1.3 2.6 11.2
1978-79 28 GSW NBA SG 81 16.0 3.5 7.0 .501 3.5 7.0 .501 1.3 1.4 .872 0.8 1.7 2.6 0.8 0.7 0.1 1.1 2.1 8.3
Career NBA 642 23.2 5.1 11.1 .458 5.1 11.1 .458 1.8 2.2 .805 1.2 2.4 3.8 1.5 1.1 0.3 1.1 3.0 12.0
4 seasons CIN,KCO NBA 293 26.6 5.6 12.3 .456 5.6 12.3 .456 1.8 2.2 .794 1.3 2.6 4.2 1.9 1.5 0.4 3.5 13.0
4 seasons NOJ NBA 222 22.3 5.1 11.2 .457 5.1 11.2 .457 2.1 2.6 .801 1.4 2.7 4.1 1.4 1.1 0.2 0.9 2.8 12.3
2 seasons GSW NBA 127 16.6 4.0 8.5 .470 4.0 8.5 .470 1.4 1.6 .856 0.8 1.7 2.5 0.8 0.7 0.2 1.2 2.3 9.3

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
1971-72 21 CIN NBA SG 81 2173 6.9 16.0 .432 6.9 16.0 .432 2.1 2.8 .738 6.2 2.9 5.0 16.0
1972-73 22 KCO NBA SG 80 1979 7.6 15.9 .477 7.6 15.9 .477 1.9 2.4 .797 6.2 2.3 4.9 17.1
1973-74 23 KCO NBA SF 82 2513 7.7 16.7 .462 7.7 16.7 .462 2.8 3.4 .818 1.7 3.2 4.9 2.6 2.1 0.5 4.2 18.2
1974-75 24 TOT NBA SG 85 1945 8.8 18.3 .480 8.8 18.3 .480 3.4 4.1 .823 1.9 4.3 6.2 2.7 1.8 0.6 4.6 20.9
1974-75 24 KCO NBA SG 50 1131 8.4 18.6 .454 8.4 18.6 .454 3.1 3.8 .822 1.8 3.9 5.7 2.5 1.7 0.8 4.8 20.0
1974-75 24 NOJ NBA SG 35 814 9.2 17.9 .517 9.2 17.9 .517 3.7 4.5 .824 1.9 5.0 7.0 3.0 1.9 0.3 4.4 22.2
1975-76 25 NOJ NBA SF 81 1935 7.8 17.6 .444 7.8 17.6 .444 3.7 4.4 .824 2.5 4.2 6.7 2.0 2.0 0.3 4.7 19.3
1976-77 26 NOJ NBA SF 79 1776 8.4 18.6 .451 8.4 18.6 .451 3.0 3.9 .753 2.2 4.0 6.2 1.9 1.5 0.3 4.1 19.7
1977-78 27 TOT NBA SG 73 1249 9.0 20.9 .431 9.0 20.9 .431 2.9 3.5 .835 1.9 4.0 5.9 2.1 1.6 1.0 2.4 5.2 20.9
1977-78 27 NOJ NBA SG 27 434 7.5 17.8 .421 7.5 17.8 .421 2.6 3.1 .838 2.2 5.2 7.5 2.8 1.7 1.0 2.1 5.1 17.5
1977-78 27 GSW NBA SG 46 815 9.8 22.5 .435 9.8 22.5 .435 3.1 3.7 .833 1.7 3.4 5.0 1.8 1.6 1.0 2.6 5.3 22.7
1978-79 28 GSW NBA SG 81 1299 7.9 15.7 .501 7.9 15.7 .501 2.8 3.2 .872 1.9 3.9 5.7 1.7 1.5 0.1 2.6 4.7 18.6
Career NBA 642 14869 7.9 17.3 .458 7.9 17.3 .458 2.8 3.5 .805 2.0 3.9 6.0 2.3 1.8 0.5 2.5 4.6 18.7
4 seasons CIN,KCO NBA 293 7796 7.6 16.6 .456 7.6 16.6 .456 2.4 3.0 .794 1.7 3.4 5.7 2.6 2.0 0.6 4.7 17.5
4 seasons NOJ NBA 222 4959 8.2 18.0 .457 8.2 18.0 .457 3.3 4.2 .801 2.3 4.4 6.6 2.2 1.8 0.4 2.1 4.5 19.8
2 seasons GSW NBA 127 2114 8.6 18.3 .470 8.6 18.3 .470 2.9 3.4 .856 1.8 3.7 5.5 1.7 1.5 0.5 2.6 4.9 20.2

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
1971-72 21 CIN NBA SG 81 2173 11.2 .461 .432 .178 8.5 11.8 -0.2 0.7 0.4 .009
1972-73 22 KCO NBA SG 80 1979 12.9 .504 .477 .152 8.9 9.2 2.3 0.1 2.5 .060
1973-74 23 KCO NBA SF 82 2513 15.5 .500 .462 .203 4.9 9.4 7.2 11.3 2.7 0.7 99 1.9 2.1 4.0 .077
1974-75 24 TOT NBA SG 85 1945 17.5 .520 .480 .223 5.3 12.5 8.8 12.7 2.2 0.8 97 2.4 2.1 4.5 .112
1974-75 24 KCO NBA SG 50 1131 16.1 .493 .454 .202 5.3 11.1 8.2 11.7 2.2 1.1 97 0.8 1.3 2.1 .087
1974-75 24 NOJ NBA SG 35 814 19.5 .559 .517 .252 5.2 14.5 9.7 14.2 2.4 0.4 98 1.7 0.8 2.5 .146
1975-76 25 NOJ NBA SF 81 1935 15.9 .493 .444 .252 6.9 11.7 9.3 8.8 2.5 0.5 97 1.8 2.4 4.3 .106
1976-77 26 NOJ NBA SF 79 1776 14.7 .486 .451 .212 5.9 10.7 8.3 8.1 1.9 0.5 100 1.0 1.8 2.8 .077
1977-78 27 TOT NBA SG 73 1249 14.8 .466 .431 .167 5.1 11.1 8.1 9.0 2.1 1.4 9.6 26.7 95 100 0.4 1.5 1.9 .073
1977-78 27 NOJ NBA SG 27 434 14.4 .458 .421 .173 6.1 13.7 10.0 11.3 2.1 1.4 9.8 22.3 97 99 0.3 0.5 0.8 .091
1977-78 27 GSW NBA SG 46 815 15.0 .470 .435 .165 4.6 9.7 7.1 7.8 2.0 1.4 9.6 29.1 94 100 0.1 0.9 1.1 .063
1978-79 28 GSW NBA SG 81 1299 14.7 .542 .501 .206 5.6 11.6 8.6 6.7 2.0 0.2 13.1 22.2 104 103 1.4 1.5 2.9 .107
Career NBA 642 14869 14.6 .495 .458 .200 5.6 11.1 8.4 10.0 2.3 0.7 11.2 24.4 99 99 11.1 12.2 23.3 .075
4 seasons CIN,KCO NBA 293 7796 13.8 .489 .456 .184 5.0 9.9 8.1 11.0 2.5 0.8 99 4.8 4.2 9.0 .055
4 seasons NOJ NBA 222 4959 15.9 .498 .457 .230 6.2 12.0 9.1 9.7 2.3 0.5 9.8 22.3 97 98 4.8 5.6 10.4 .101
2 seasons GSW NBA 127 2114 14.8 .508 .470 .187 5.2 10.8 8.0 7.1 2.0 0.7 11.5 24.8 99 102 1.5 2.4 4.0 .090

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 8 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Nate Williams 4.5 4.3 4.0 2.9 2.8 2.5 1.9 0.4
Allan Bristow 93.1 4.4 4.3 3.5 2.8 2.7 1.9 1.9 0.5
Ron Anderson 92.2 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.5 3.1 2.5 1.5 0.3
Chris Gatling 90.9 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.9 3.1 2.4 2.0 -0.1
Vladimir Radmanovic 89.3 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.5 2.7 2.1 1.9 0.8
Ollie Johnson 88.7 4.8 4.1 3.6 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.3 2.0
Alvin Scott 88.7 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.8 2.9 1.7 1.2 0.8
Danny Fortson 88.1 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.5 2.3 1.9 1.1 0.2
Malik Rose 87.9 5.2 4.4 3.8 3.4 3.3 2.6 1.1 0.4
Shandon Anderson 87.8 4.9 4.2 3.9 2.7 2.0 1.7 1.2 0.4
Phil Jackson 87.8 5.6 4.8 4.2 3.2 2.5 2.5 1.7 0.5
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Nate Williams 4.5 4.3 4.0 2.9 2.8 2.5 1.9 0.4
Ron Anderson 90.1 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.5 3.1 2.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.3
Alvin Scott 88.7 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.8 2.9 1.7 1.2 0.8
Allan Bristow 88.7 4.4 4.3 3.5 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.9 1.9 0.5 0.2
Danny Fortson 87.5 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.5 2.3 1.9 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.0
Len Chappell 87.5 4.7 3.7 3.6 3.2 2.9 2.1 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.1
Gary Trent 86.9 5.5 4.0 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.3 1.7 0.4 0.1
Shandon Anderson 86.0 4.9 4.2 3.9 2.7 2.1 2.0 1.7 1.2 0.5 0.4
Michael Smith 85.9 5.4 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.1 2.3 2.1
Terry Catledge 85.4 4.6 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.5 1.7 1.6 0.1
Stromile Swift 85.3 4.8 3.7 3.3 2.9 2.5 1.9 1.4 1.0 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Games
1973-74 NBA 82 (1)
1974-75 NBA 85 (1)
Personal Fouls
1971-72 NBA 300 (4)
Steal Pct
1973-74 NBA 2.7 (8)
Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.001 (613)

Transactions

March 29, 1971: Drafted by the Cincinnati Royals in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

February 1, 1975: Traded by the Kansas City-Omaha Kings to the New Orleans Jazz for Rick Adelman and Ollie Johnson.

January 5, 1978: Traded by the New Orleans Jazz to the Golden State Warriors for a 1978 2nd round draft pick (Tommie Green was later selected).

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