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James Worthy

James Ager Worthy (Big Game James)

Position: Small Forward and Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 225 lbs.
Born: February 27, 1961 in Gastonia, North Carolina
High School: Ashbrook in Gastonia, North Carolina
College: University of North Carolina
Draft: Los Angeles Lakers, 1st round (1st pick, 1st overall), 1982 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 29, 1982
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2003 (Full List)

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Aug 28, 2014 12:17 AM

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
1982-83 21 LAL NBA SF 77 1 1970 447 772 .579 1 4 .250 446 768 .581 138 221 .624 157 242 399 132 91 64 178 221 1033
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 82 53 2415 495 890 .556 0 6 .000 495 884 .560 195 257 .759 157 358 515 207 77 70 181 244 1185
1984-85 23 LAL NBA SF 80 76 2696 610 1066 .572 0 7 .000 610 1059 .576 190 245 .776 169 342 511 201 87 67 198 196 1410
1985-86 ★ 24 LAL NBA SF 75 73 2454 629 1086 .579 0 13 .000 629 1073 .586 242 314 .771 136 251 387 201 82 77 149 195 1500
1986-87 ★ 25 LAL NBA SF 82 82 2819 651 1207 .539 0 13 .000 651 1194 .545 292 389 .751 158 308 466 226 108 83 168 206 1594
1987-88 ★ 26 LAL NBA SF 75 72 2655 617 1161 .531 2 16 .125 615 1145 .537 242 304 .796 129 245 374 289 72 55 155 175 1478
1988-89 ★ 27 LAL NBA SF 81 81 2960 702 1282 .548 2 23 .087 700 1259 .556 251 321 .782 169 320 489 288 108 56 182 175 1657
1989-90 ★ 28 LAL NBA SF 80 80 2960 711 1298 .548 15 49 .306 696 1249 .557 248 317 .782 160 318 478 288 99 49 160 190 1685
1990-91 ★ 29 LAL NBA SF 78 74 3008 716 1455 .492 26 90 .289 690 1365 .505 212 266 .797 107 249 356 275 104 35 127 117 1670
1991-92 ★ 30 LAL NBA SF 54 54 2108 450 1007 .447 9 43 .209 441 964 .457 166 204 .814 98 207 305 252 76 23 127 89 1075
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 82 69 2359 510 1142 .447 30 111 .270 480 1031 .466 171 211 .810 73 174 247 278 92 27 137 87 1221
1993-94 32 LAL NBA SF 80 2 1597 340 838 .406 32 111 .288 308 727 .424 100 135 .741 48 133 181 154 45 18 97 80 812
Career NBA 926 717 30001 6878 13204 .521 117 486 .241 6761 12718 .532 2447 3184 .769 1561 3147 4708 2791 1041 624 1859 1975 16320

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
1982-83 21 LAL NBA SF 77 1 25.6 5.8 10.0 .579 0.0 0.1 .250 5.8 10.0 .581 1.8 2.9 .624 2.0 3.1 5.2 1.7 1.2 0.8 2.3 2.9 13.4
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 82 53 29.5 6.0 10.9 .556 0.0 0.1 .000 6.0 10.8 .560 2.4 3.1 .759 1.9 4.4 6.3 2.5 0.9 0.9 2.2 3.0 14.5
1984-85 23 LAL NBA SF 80 76 33.7 7.6 13.3 .572 0.0 0.1 .000 7.6 13.2 .576 2.4 3.1 .776 2.1 4.3 6.4 2.5 1.1 0.8 2.5 2.5 17.6
1985-86 ★ 24 LAL NBA SF 75 73 32.7 8.4 14.5 .579 0.0 0.2 .000 8.4 14.3 .586 3.2 4.2 .771 1.8 3.3 5.2 2.7 1.1 1.0 2.0 2.6 20.0
1986-87 ★ 25 LAL NBA SF 82 82 34.4 7.9 14.7 .539 0.0 0.2 .000 7.9 14.6 .545 3.6 4.7 .751 1.9 3.8 5.7 2.8 1.3 1.0 2.0 2.5 19.4
1987-88 ★ 26 LAL NBA SF 75 72 35.4 8.2 15.5 .531 0.0 0.2 .125 8.2 15.3 .537 3.2 4.1 .796 1.7 3.3 5.0 3.9 1.0 0.7 2.1 2.3 19.7
1988-89 ★ 27 LAL NBA SF 81 81 36.5 8.7 15.8 .548 0.0 0.3 .087 8.6 15.5 .556 3.1 4.0 .782 2.1 4.0 6.0 3.6 1.3 0.7 2.2 2.2 20.5
1989-90 ★ 28 LAL NBA SF 80 80 37.0 8.9 16.2 .548 0.2 0.6 .306 8.7 15.6 .557 3.1 4.0 .782 2.0 4.0 6.0 3.6 1.2 0.6 2.0 2.4 21.1
1990-91 ★ 29 LAL NBA SF 78 74 38.6 9.2 18.7 .492 0.3 1.2 .289 8.8 17.5 .505 2.7 3.4 .797 1.4 3.2 4.6 3.5 1.3 0.4 1.6 1.5 21.4
1991-92 ★ 30 LAL NBA SF 54 54 39.0 8.3 18.6 .447 0.2 0.8 .209 8.2 17.9 .457 3.1 3.8 .814 1.8 3.8 5.6 4.7 1.4 0.4 2.4 1.6 19.9
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 82 69 28.8 6.2 13.9 .447 0.4 1.4 .270 5.9 12.6 .466 2.1 2.6 .810 0.9 2.1 3.0 3.4 1.1 0.3 1.7 1.1 14.9
1993-94 32 LAL NBA SF 80 2 20.0 4.3 10.5 .406 0.4 1.4 .288 3.9 9.1 .424 1.3 1.7 .741 0.6 1.7 2.3 1.9 0.6 0.2 1.2 1.0 10.2
Career NBA 926 717 32.4 7.4 14.3 .521 0.1 0.5 .241 7.3 13.7 .532 2.6 3.4 .769 1.7 3.4 5.1 3.0 1.1 0.7 2.0 2.1 17.6

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
1982-83 21 LAL NBA SF 77 1 1970 8.2 14.1 .579 0.0 0.1 .250 8.2 14.0 .581 2.5 4.0 .624 2.9 4.4 7.3 2.4 1.7 1.2 3.3 4.0 18.9
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 82 53 2415 7.4 13.3 .556 0.0 0.1 .000 7.4 13.2 .560 2.9 3.8 .759 2.3 5.3 7.7 3.1 1.1 1.0 2.7 3.6 17.7
1984-85 23 LAL NBA SF 80 76 2696 8.1 14.2 .572 0.0 0.1 .000 8.1 14.1 .576 2.5 3.3 .776 2.3 4.6 6.8 2.7 1.2 0.9 2.6 2.6 18.8
1985-86 ★ 24 LAL NBA SF 75 73 2454 9.2 15.9 .579 0.0 0.2 .000 9.2 15.7 .586 3.6 4.6 .771 2.0 3.7 5.7 2.9 1.2 1.1 2.2 2.9 22.0
1986-87 ★ 25 LAL NBA SF 82 82 2819 8.3 15.4 .539 0.0 0.2 .000 8.3 15.2 .545 3.7 5.0 .751 2.0 3.9 6.0 2.9 1.4 1.1 2.1 2.6 20.4
1987-88 ★ 26 LAL NBA SF 75 72 2655 8.4 15.7 .531 0.0 0.2 .125 8.3 15.5 .537 3.3 4.1 .796 1.7 3.3 5.1 3.9 1.0 0.7 2.1 2.4 20.0
1988-89 ★ 27 LAL NBA SF 81 81 2960 8.5 15.6 .548 0.0 0.3 .087 8.5 15.3 .556 3.1 3.9 .782 2.1 3.9 5.9 3.5 1.3 0.7 2.2 2.1 20.2
1989-90 ★ 28 LAL NBA SF 80 80 2960 8.6 15.8 .548 0.2 0.6 .306 8.5 15.2 .557 3.0 3.9 .782 1.9 3.9 5.8 3.5 1.2 0.6 1.9 2.3 20.5
1990-91 ★ 29 LAL NBA SF 78 74 3008 8.6 17.4 .492 0.3 1.1 .289 8.3 16.3 .505 2.5 3.2 .797 1.3 3.0 4.3 3.3 1.2 0.4 1.5 1.4 20.0
1991-92 ★ 30 LAL NBA SF 54 54 2108 7.7 17.2 .447 0.2 0.7 .209 7.5 16.5 .457 2.8 3.5 .814 1.7 3.5 5.2 4.3 1.3 0.4 2.2 1.5 18.4
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 82 69 2359 7.8 17.4 .447 0.5 1.7 .270 7.3 15.7 .466 2.6 3.2 .810 1.1 2.7 3.8 4.2 1.4 0.4 2.1 1.3 18.6
1993-94 32 LAL NBA SF 80 2 1597 7.7 18.9 .406 0.7 2.5 .288 6.9 16.4 .424 2.3 3.0 .741 1.1 3.0 4.1 3.5 1.0 0.4 2.2 1.8 18.3
Career NBA 926 717 30001 8.3 15.8 .521 0.1 0.6 .241 8.1 15.3 .532 2.9 3.8 .769 1.9 3.8 5.6 3.3 1.2 0.7 2.2 2.4 19.6

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
1982-83 21 LAL NBA SF 77 1 1970 10.5 18.1 .579 0.0 0.1 .250 10.5 18.0 .581 3.2 5.2 .624 3.7 5.7 9.4 3.1 2.1 1.5 4.2 5.2 24.2
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 82 53 2415 9.5 17.1 .556 0.0 0.1 .000 9.5 16.9 .560 3.7 4.9 .759 3.0 6.9 9.9 4.0 1.5 1.3 3.5 4.7 22.7
1984-85 23 LAL NBA SF 80 76 2696 10.5 18.4 .572 0.0 0.1 .000 10.5 18.3 .576 3.3 4.2 .776 2.9 5.9 8.8 3.5 1.5 1.2 3.4 3.4 24.3
1985-86 ★ 24 LAL NBA SF 75 73 2454 12.0 20.7 .579 0.0 0.2 .000 12.0 20.4 .586 4.6 6.0 .771 2.6 4.8 7.4 3.8 1.6 1.5 2.8 3.7 28.6
1986-87 ★ 25 LAL NBA SF 82 82 2819 10.9 20.2 .539 0.0 0.2 .000 10.9 20.0 .545 4.9 6.5 .751 2.6 5.2 7.8 3.8 1.8 1.4 2.8 3.5 26.7
1987-88 ★ 26 LAL NBA SF 75 72 2655 11.3 21.2 .531 0.0 0.3 .125 11.2 20.9 .537 4.4 5.5 .796 2.4 4.5 6.8 5.3 1.3 1.0 2.8 3.2 27.0
1988-89 ★ 27 LAL NBA SF 81 81 2960 11.4 20.8 .548 0.0 0.4 .087 11.3 20.4 .556 4.1 5.2 .782 2.7 5.2 7.9 4.7 1.7 0.9 2.9 2.8 26.8
1989-90 ★ 28 LAL NBA SF 80 80 2960 12.0 21.9 .548 0.3 0.8 .306 11.7 21.0 .557 4.2 5.3 .782 2.7 5.4 8.0 4.8 1.7 0.8 2.7 3.2 28.4
1990-91 ★ 29 LAL NBA SF 78 74 3008 12.1 24.7 .492 0.4 1.5 .289 11.7 23.1 .505 3.6 4.5 .797 1.8 4.2 6.0 4.7 1.8 0.6 2.2 2.0 28.3
1991-92 ★ 30 LAL NBA SF 54 54 2108 11.1 24.8 .447 0.2 1.1 .209 10.9 23.7 .457 4.1 5.0 .814 2.4 5.1 7.5 6.2 1.9 0.6 3.1 2.2 26.5
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 82 69 2359 10.8 24.2 .447 0.6 2.3 .270 10.2 21.8 .466 3.6 4.5 .810 1.5 3.7 5.2 5.9 1.9 0.6 2.9 1.8 25.8
1993-94 32 LAL NBA SF 80 2 1597 10.7 26.4 .406 1.0 3.5 .288 9.7 22.9 .424 3.1 4.3 .741 1.5 4.2 5.7 4.8 1.4 0.6 3.1 2.5 25.6
Career NBA 926 717 30001 11.1 21.3 .521 0.2 0.8 .241 10.9 20.5 .532 4.0 5.1 .769 2.5 5.1 7.6 4.5 1.7 1.0 3.0 3.2 26.3

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
1982-83 21 LAL NBA SF 77 1970 17.4 .594 .580 .286 .005 9.2 13.0 11.2 8.6 2.1 1.7 17.0 21.0 109 105 3.0 2.1 5.1 .125
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 82 2415 16.5 .591 .556 .289 .007 7.9 15.6 12.0 11.1 1.5 1.6 15.3 19.7 113 107 3.8 2.7 6.5 .129
1984-85 23 LAL NBA SF 80 2696 17.0 .601 .572 .230 .007 7.9 13.2 10.8 9.6 1.5 1.3 14.4 20.6 114 107 4.6 2.9 7.5 .134
1985-86 ★ 24 LAL NBA SF 75 2454 20.4 .613 .579 .289 .012 6.6 11.1 9.0 11.5 1.6 1.7 10.9 22.6 120 107 6.7 2.7 9.5 .185
1986-87 ★ 25 LAL NBA SF 82 2819 18.4 .578 .539 .322 .011 6.7 11.4 9.2 11.2 1.8 1.6 10.9 22.3 116 107 5.9 3.4 9.3 .158
1987-88 ★ 26 LAL NBA SF 75 2655 18.2 .571 .532 .262 .014 5.8 10.0 8.0 16.2 1.3 1.2 10.7 22.8 115 109 5.5 2.4 7.9 .143
1988-89 ★ 27 LAL NBA SF 81 2960 19.0 .582 .548 .250 .018 6.8 11.3 9.2 14.6 1.7 1.1 11.3 22.4 117 108 6.6 3.1 9.7 .158
1989-90 ★ 28 LAL NBA SF 80 2960 19.8 .586 .554 .244 .038 6.4 11.9 9.3 15.6 1.7 1.0 10.0 23.0 119 108 7.5 3.1 10.6 .172
1990-91 ★ 29 LAL NBA SF 78 3008 18.1 .531 .501 .183 .062 4.3 9.2 6.9 15.1 1.8 0.7 7.5 24.6 113 107 5.5 3.5 9.0 .143
1991-92 ★ 30 LAL NBA SF 54 2108 16.7 .490 .451 .203 .043 5.2 11.4 8.2 20.3 1.9 0.7 10.4 25.4 104 110 1.4 1.6 3.1 .070
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 82 2359 15.6 .494 .460 .185 .097 3.5 8.5 6.0 19.1 1.9 0.7 10.0 24.9 104 111 1.4 1.6 3.0 .060
1993-94 32 LAL NBA SF 80 1597 12.8 .452 .425 .161 .132 3.1 9.4 6.2 15.6 1.4 0.7 9.8 26.2 96 112 -0.5 0.5 0.1 .002
Career NBA 926 30001 17.7 .559 .525 .241 .037 6.2 11.3 8.9 14.0 1.7 1.2 11.3 22.9 112 108 51.5 29.7 81.2 .130

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
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 21 708 164 274 .599 1 2 .500 163 272 .599 42 69 .609 36 69 105 56 27 11 39 57 371
1984-85 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 19 19 626 166 267 .622 1 2 .500 165 265 .623 75 111 .676 35 61 96 41 17 13 26 53 408
1985-86 24 LAL NBA SF 14 14 539 121 217 .558 0 4 .000 121 213 .568 32 47 .681 22 43 65 45 16 10 36 43 274
1986-87 ❍ 25 LAL NBA SF 18 18 681 176 298 .591 0 2 .000 176 296 .595 73 97 .753 31 70 101 63 28 22 40 42 425
1987-88 ❍ 26 LAL NBA SF 24 24 896 204 390 .523 1 9 .111 203 381 .533 97 128 .758 53 86 139 106 33 19 55 58 506
1988-89 27 LAL NBA SF 15 15 600 153 270 .567 3 8 .375 150 262 .573 63 80 .788 37 64 101 42 18 16 33 36 372
1989-90 28 LAL NBA SF 9 9 366 90 181 .497 2 8 .250 88 173 .509 36 43 .837 11 39 50 27 14 3 22 18 218
1990-91 29 LAL NBA SF 18 18 733 161 346 .465 4 24 .167 157 322 .488 53 72 .736 25 48 73 70 19 2 40 34 379
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 5 0 148 32 86 .372 2 8 .250 30 78 .385 3 5 .600 7 10 17 13 5 0 7 11 69
Career NBA 143 117 5297 1267 2329 .544 14 67 .209 1253 2262 .554 474 652 .727 257 490 747 463 177 96 298 352 3022

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
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 21 33.7 7.8 13.0 .599 0.0 0.1 .500 7.8 13.0 .599 2.0 3.3 .609 1.7 3.3 5.0 2.7 1.3 0.5 1.9 2.7 17.7
1984-85 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 19 19 32.9 8.7 14.1 .622 0.1 0.1 .500 8.7 13.9 .623 3.9 5.8 .676 1.8 3.2 5.1 2.2 0.9 0.7 1.4 2.8 21.5
1985-86 24 LAL NBA SF 14 14 38.5 8.6 15.5 .558 0.0 0.3 .000 8.6 15.2 .568 2.3 3.4 .681 1.6 3.1 4.6 3.2 1.1 0.7 2.6 3.1 19.6
1986-87 ❍ 25 LAL NBA SF 18 18 37.8 9.8 16.6 .591 0.0 0.1 .000 9.8 16.4 .595 4.1 5.4 .753 1.7 3.9 5.6 3.5 1.6 1.2 2.2 2.3 23.6
1987-88 ❍ 26 LAL NBA SF 24 24 37.3 8.5 16.3 .523 0.0 0.4 .111 8.5 15.9 .533 4.0 5.3 .758 2.2 3.6 5.8 4.4 1.4 0.8 2.3 2.4 21.1
1988-89 27 LAL NBA SF 15 15 40.0 10.2 18.0 .567 0.2 0.5 .375 10.0 17.5 .573 4.2 5.3 .788 2.5 4.3 6.7 2.8 1.2 1.1 2.2 2.4 24.8
1989-90 28 LAL NBA SF 9 9 40.7 10.0 20.1 .497 0.2 0.9 .250 9.8 19.2 .509 4.0 4.8 .837 1.2 4.3 5.6 3.0 1.6 0.3 2.4 2.0 24.2
1990-91 29 LAL NBA SF 18 18 40.7 8.9 19.2 .465 0.2 1.3 .167 8.7 17.9 .488 2.9 4.0 .736 1.4 2.7 4.1 3.9 1.1 0.1 2.2 1.9 21.1
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 5 0 29.6 6.4 17.2 .372 0.4 1.6 .250 6.0 15.6 .385 0.6 1.0 .600 1.4 2.0 3.4 2.6 1.0 0.0 1.4 2.2 13.8
Career NBA 143 117 37.0 8.9 16.3 .544 0.1 0.5 .209 8.8 15.8 .554 3.3 4.6 .727 1.8 3.4 5.2 3.2 1.2 0.7 2.1 2.5 21.1

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
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 21 708 8.3 13.9 .599 0.1 0.1 .500 8.3 13.8 .599 2.1 3.5 .609 1.8 3.5 5.3 2.8 1.4 0.6 2.0 2.9 18.9
1984-85 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 19 19 626 9.5 15.4 .622 0.1 0.1 .500 9.5 15.2 .623 4.3 6.4 .676 2.0 3.5 5.5 2.4 1.0 0.7 1.5 3.0 23.5
1985-86 24 LAL NBA SF 14 14 539 8.1 14.5 .558 0.0 0.3 .000 8.1 14.2 .568 2.1 3.1 .681 1.5 2.9 4.3 3.0 1.1 0.7 2.4 2.9 18.3
1986-87 ❍ 25 LAL NBA SF 18 18 681 9.3 15.8 .591 0.0 0.1 .000 9.3 15.6 .595 3.9 5.1 .753 1.6 3.7 5.3 3.3 1.5 1.2 2.1 2.2 22.5
1987-88 ❍ 26 LAL NBA SF 24 24 896 8.2 15.7 .523 0.0 0.4 .111 8.2 15.3 .533 3.9 5.1 .758 2.1 3.5 5.6 4.3 1.3 0.8 2.2 2.3 20.3
1988-89 27 LAL NBA SF 15 15 600 9.2 16.2 .567 0.2 0.5 .375 9.0 15.7 .573 3.8 4.8 .788 2.2 3.8 6.1 2.5 1.1 1.0 2.0 2.2 22.3
1989-90 28 LAL NBA SF 9 9 366 8.9 17.8 .497 0.2 0.8 .250 8.7 17.0 .509 3.5 4.2 .837 1.1 3.8 4.9 2.7 1.4 0.3 2.2 1.8 21.4
1990-91 29 LAL NBA SF 18 18 733 7.9 17.0 .465 0.2 1.2 .167 7.7 15.8 .488 2.6 3.5 .736 1.2 2.4 3.6 3.4 0.9 0.1 2.0 1.7 18.6
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 5 0 148 7.8 20.9 .372 0.5 1.9 .250 7.3 19.0 .385 0.7 1.2 .600 1.7 2.4 4.1 3.2 1.2 0.0 1.7 2.7 16.8
Career NBA 143 117 5297 8.6 15.8 .544 0.1 0.5 .209 8.5 15.4 .554 3.2 4.4 .727 1.7 3.3 5.1 3.1 1.2 0.7 2.0 2.4 20.5

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
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 21 708 11.1 18.6 .599 0.1 0.1 .500 11.0 18.4 .599 2.8 4.7 .609 2.4 4.7 7.1 3.8 1.8 0.7 2.6 3.9 25.1
1984-85 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 19 19 626 11.8 19.0 .622 0.1 0.1 .500 11.7 18.8 .623 5.3 7.9 .676 2.5 4.3 6.8 2.9 1.2 0.9 1.8 3.8 29.0
1985-86 24 LAL NBA SF 14 14 539 10.8 19.3 .558 0.0 0.4 .000 10.8 19.0 .568 2.9 4.2 .681 2.0 3.8 5.8 4.0 1.4 0.9 3.2 3.8 24.4
1986-87 ❍ 25 LAL NBA SF 18 18 681 12.3 20.9 .591 0.0 0.1 .000 12.3 20.7 .595 5.1 6.8 .753 2.2 4.9 7.1 4.4 2.0 1.5 2.8 2.9 29.8
1987-88 ❍ 26 LAL NBA SF 24 24 896 11.8 22.6 .523 0.1 0.5 .111 11.8 22.1 .533 5.6 7.4 .758 3.1 5.0 8.0 6.1 1.9 1.1 3.2 3.4 29.3
1988-89 27 LAL NBA SF 15 15 600 12.8 22.7 .567 0.3 0.7 .375 12.6 22.0 .573 5.3 6.7 .788 3.1 5.4 8.5 3.5 1.5 1.3 2.8 3.0 31.2
1989-90 28 LAL NBA SF 9 9 366 12.5 25.2 .497 0.3 1.1 .250 12.3 24.1 .509 5.0 6.0 .837 1.5 5.4 7.0 3.8 2.0 0.4 3.1 2.5 30.4
1990-91 29 LAL NBA SF 18 18 733 11.5 24.6 .465 0.3 1.7 .167 11.2 22.9 .488 3.8 5.1 .736 1.8 3.4 5.2 5.0 1.4 0.1 2.8 2.4 27.0
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 5 0 148 11.2 30.2 .372 0.7 2.8 .250 10.5 27.4 .385 1.1 1.8 .600 2.5 3.5 6.0 4.6 1.8 0.0 2.5 3.9 24.2
Career NBA 143 117 5297 11.8 21.6 .544 0.1 0.6 .209 11.6 21.0 .554 4.4 6.1 .727 2.4 4.6 6.9 4.3 1.6 0.9 2.8 3.3 28.1

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
1983-84 22 LAL NBA PF 21 708 17.9 .609 .600 .252 .007 6.1 10.3 8.3 10.6 1.8 0.9 11.4 20.1 118 109 1.4 0.7 2.1 .142
1984-85 ❍ 23 LAL NBA SF 19 626 19.7 .646 .624 .416 .007 6.7 9.8 8.4 8.4 1.2 1.1 7.6 21.2 129 110 2.0 0.6 2.6 .199
1985-86 24 LAL NBA SF 14 539 14.4 .576 .558 .217 .018 5.2 9.0 7.2 10.9 1.4 1.1 13.2 21.1 111 110 0.6 0.6 1.1 .102
1986-87 ❍ 25 LAL NBA SF 18 681 21.0 .624 .591 .326 .007 5.7 10.5 8.3 13.7 2.0 1.8 10.5 23.0 123 109 1.7 1.0 2.7 .190
1987-88 ❍ 26 LAL NBA SF 24 896 20.3 .567 .524 .328 .023 7.3 10.9 9.2 19.0 1.9 1.3 11.0 24.9 117 111 1.9 0.8 2.8 .148
1988-89 27 LAL NBA SF 15 600 21.6 .609 .572 .296 .030 7.7 11.4 9.7 12.1 1.5 1.6 9.8 24.5 122 111 1.6 0.5 2.2 .175
1989-90 28 LAL NBA SF 9 366 18.3 .545 .503 .238 .044 3.7 12.2 8.1 12.4 2.0 0.5 9.9 26.7 110 111 0.5 0.3 0.8 .106
1990-91 29 LAL NBA SF 18 733 14.6 .502 .471 .208 .069 4.2 7.9 6.1 16.8 1.4 0.2 9.6 25.8 104 114 0.2 0.5 0.7 .048
1992-93 31 LAL NBA SF 5 148 9.7 .391 .384 .058 .093 4.7 7.9 6.2 15.0 1.8 0.0 7.4 27.9 88 111 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.054
Career NBA 143 5297 18.3 .578 .547 .280 .029 5.9 10.1 8.1 13.5 1.6 1.0 10.2 23.5 116 111 9.6 5.2 14.8 .135

All-Star Games

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1985-86 24 LAL NBA SF 1 1 28:00 10 19 .526 0 2 .000 0 0 2 3 2 0 2 1 3 20
1986-87 25 LAL NBA SF 1 1 29:00 10 14 .714 0 0 2 2 1.000 6 8 3 1 0 2 3 22
1987-88 26 LAL NBA SF 1 0 13:00 2 8 .250 0 0 0 1 .000 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 4
1988-89 27 LAL NBA SF 1 0 18:00 4 7 .571 0 1 .000 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 8
1989-90 28 LAL NBA SF 1 1 19:00 1 11 .091 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 1 0 1 1 2
1990-91 29 LAL NBA SF 1 0 21:00 3 11 .273 0 0 3 4 .750 0 2 0 2 1 0 2 9
1991-92 30 LAL NBA SF 1 0 14:00 4 7 .571 0 0 1 2 .500 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 9
Career NBA 7 3 142 34 77 .442 0 3 .000 6 9 .667 12 26 9 7 4 4 10 74

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 12 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
James Worthy 10.6 9.7 9.5 9.3 9.0 7.9 7.5 6.5 5.1 3.1 3.0 0.1
Glen Rice 94.2 10.8 10.2 10.0 9.3 9.0 8.3 7.9 6.3 5.7 4.4 2.2 1.4
Lou Hudson 92.5 11.1 10.1 9.7 9.3 8.8 7.9 5.9 4.9 4.2 2.7 2.2 0.8
Carmelo Anthony 92.1 10.7 9.5 9.4 8.2 7.9 7.9 7.3 6.2 6.1 5.0 4.9
Alex English 91.3 10.3 9.8 9.5 8.9 8.3 8.2 8.1 7.6 7.0 5.3 4.0 1.2
Terry Cummings 91.1 10.7 8.8 8.7 8.7 7.7 7.5 7.4 6.5 5.6 5.2 1.8 0.0
Ben Wallace 90.9 11.6 10.6 10.2 10.1 8.5 8.2 7.0 5.6 3.6 3.6 2.9 -0.2
Jack Twyman 90.8 9.6 9.3 8.8 8.6 8.3 7.3 7.3 5.9 4.3 3.9 1.8
Rasheed Wallace 90.4 11.0 9.7 9.3 8.9 8.5 7.6 7.1 6.4 6.2 6.2 5.0 2.3
Billy Cunningham 90.4 11.9 10.3 10.0 9.0 8.3 6.8 6.4 6.1 5.0 3.5 1.2
Lamar Odom 90.2 10.1 9.7 9.2 8.4 7.7 6.9 6.5 4.7 4.7 3.2 2.2 0.7
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
James Worthy 10.6 9.7 9.5 9.3 9.0 7.9 7.5 6.5 5.1 3.1 3.0 0.1
Glen Rice 93.1 10.8 10.2 10.0 9.3 9.0 8.3 7.9 6.3 5.7 4.4 3.3 2.2 1.4 0.0 -0.1
Carmelo Anthony 92.1 10.7 9.5 9.4 8.2 7.9 7.9 7.3 6.2 6.1 5.0 4.9
Lou Hudson 91.6 11.1 10.1 9.7 9.3 8.8 7.9 5.9 4.9 4.2 3.3 2.7 2.2 0.8
Jack Twyman 90.8 9.6 9.3 8.8 8.6 8.3 7.3 7.3 5.9 4.3 3.9 1.8
Anthony Mason 90.6 11.6 11.4 11.3 9.3 8.9 8.6 7.4 6.4 5.6 4.9 3.1 0.1 -0.1
Billy Cunningham 90.4 11.9 10.3 10.0 9.0 8.3 6.8 6.4 6.1 5.0 3.5 1.2
Bob Dandridge 90.1 9.5 9.1 9.0 8.7 8.4 8.1 7.0 6.8 6.0 5.4 1.7 0.5 0.0
Lamar Odom 89.1 10.1 9.7 9.2 8.4 7.7 6.9 6.5 4.7 4.7 3.2 2.7 2.2 0.7 0.3
Harry Gallatin 89.0 11.8 11.3 8.9 8.3 8.1 7.8 7.6 6.1 5.6 2.8
Bobby Jones 88.8 11.0 10.2 10.2 9.2 8.9 8.2 8.1 7.7 6.4 6.0 4.8 3.2

College

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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 18 UNC 14 74 126 27 45 104 26 17 22 47 37 175 .587 .600 12.5 7.4 1.9
1980-81 19 UNC 36 208 416 96 150 301 100 48 35 111 99 512 .500 .640 14.2 8.4 2.8
1981-82 20 UNC 34 203 354 126 187 215 82 52 37 94 75 532 .573 .674 15.6 6.3 2.4
Career 84 485 896 249 382 620 208 117 94 252 211 1219 .541 .652 14.5 7.4 2.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

MVP Award Shares
1985-86 NBA 0.009 (12)
Career 0.009 (170)

Games
1983-84 NBA 82 (1)
1986-87 NBA 82 (1)
1992-93 NBA 82 (2)

Field Goals
1990-91 NBA 716 (8)
Career NBA 6878 (66)
Career 6878 (68)

Field Goal Attempts
1990-91 NBA 1455 (8)
Career NBA 13204 (96)

Points
Career NBA 16320 (93)
Career 16320 (98)

Field Goal Pct
1982-83 NBA .579 (7)
1984-85 NBA .572 (6)
1985-86 NBA .579 (4)
1988-89 NBA .548 (5)
1989-90 NBA .548 (9)
Career NBA .521 (49)
Career .521 (52)

Minutes Per Game
1990-91 NBA 38.6 (8)
1991-92 NBA 39.0 (4)

Effective Field Goal Pct
1982-83 NBA .580 (8)
1984-85 NBA .572 (7)
1985-86 NBA .579 (5)
1988-89 NBA .548 (7)
1989-90 NBA .554 (10)
Career NBA .525 (71)
Career .525 (74)

Turnover Pct
1990-91 NBA 7.5 (2)
Career NBA 11.3 (85)
Career 11.3 (98)

Offensive Rating
1985-86 NBA 120.0 (9)
Career NBA 112.2 (93)
Career 112.2 (97)

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1985-86 NBA .185 (9)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.821 (75)

NBA Elo Player Rating
72nd (overall) as of Aug 25, 2014, 2:40PM

     

Transactions

February 15, 1980: Traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers (as a future 1982 1st round draft pick) with Butch Lee to the Los Angeles Lakers for Don Ford and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Chad Kinch was later selected).

June 29, 1982: Drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

November 10, 1994: Retired from the Los Angeles Lakers.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $550,000
1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $1,100,000
1988-89 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $1,300,000
1990-91 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $1,600,000
1991-92 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $1,750,000
1992-93 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $1,850,000
1993-94 Los Angeles Lakers NBA $1,800,000
Career (may be incomplete) $9,950,000

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