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Larry Wright

Larry Glenn Wright

Position: Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 160 lbs.
Born: November 23, 1954 in Monroe, Louisiana
High School: Western in Washington, District of Columbia
College: Grambling State University
Draft: Washington Bullets, 1st round (14th pick, 14th overall), 1976 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 22, 1976

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 78 1421 262 595 .440 262 595 .440 .440 88 115 .765 32 66 98 232 55 5 170 612
1977-78 23 WSB NBA PG 70 1466 283 570 .496 283 570 .496 .496 76 107 .710 31 71 102 260 68 15 134 195 642
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 73 1658 276 589 .469 276 589 .469 .469 125 168 .744 48 92 140 298 69 13 119 166 677
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 76 1286 229 500 .458 4 16 .250 225 484 .465 .462 96 108 .889 40 82 122 222 49 18 108 144 558
1980-81 26 DET NBA PG 45 997 140 303 .462 2 7 .286 138 296 .466 .465 53 66 .803 26 62 88 153 42 7 74 114 335
1981-82 27 DET NBA PG 1 0 6 0 1 .000 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Career NBA 343 0 6834 1190 2558 .465 6 23 .261 1184 2535 .467 .466 438 564 .777 177 373 550 1165 283 58 436 791 2824
4 seasons WSB NBA 297 5831 1050 2254 .466 4 16 .250 1046 2238 .467 .467 385 498 .773 151 311 462 1012 241 51 361 675 2489
2 seasons DET NBA 46 0 1003 140 304 .461 2 7 .286 138 297 .465 .464 53 66 .803 26 62 88 153 42 7 75 116 335

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
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 78 18.2 3.4 7.6 .440 3.4 7.6 .440 1.1 1.5 .765 0.4 0.8 1.3 3.0 0.7 0.1 2.2 7.8
1977-78 23 WSB NBA PG 70 20.9 4.0 8.1 .496 4.0 8.1 .496 1.1 1.5 .710 0.4 1.0 1.5 3.7 1.0 0.2 1.9 2.8 9.2
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 73 22.7 3.8 8.1 .469 3.8 8.1 .469 1.7 2.3 .744 0.7 1.3 1.9 4.1 0.9 0.2 1.6 2.3 9.3
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 76 16.9 3.0 6.6 .458 0.1 0.2 .250 3.0 6.4 .465 1.3 1.4 .889 0.5 1.1 1.6 2.9 0.6 0.2 1.4 1.9 7.3
1980-81 26 DET NBA PG 45 22.2 3.1 6.7 .462 0.0 0.2 .286 3.1 6.6 .466 1.2 1.5 .803 0.6 1.4 2.0 3.4 0.9 0.2 1.6 2.5 7.4
1981-82 27 DET NBA PG 1 0 6.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.0
Career NBA 343 0 19.9 3.5 7.5 .465 0.0 0.2 .261 3.5 7.4 .467 1.3 1.6 .777 0.5 1.1 1.6 3.4 0.8 0.2 1.6 2.3 8.2
4 seasons WSB NBA 297 19.6 3.5 7.6 .466 0.1 0.2 .250 3.5 7.5 .467 1.3 1.7 .773 0.5 1.0 1.6 3.4 0.8 0.2 1.6 2.3 8.4
2 seasons DET NBA 46 0 21.8 3.0 6.6 .461 0.0 0.2 .286 3.0 6.5 .465 1.2 1.4 .803 0.6 1.3 1.9 3.3 0.9 0.2 1.6 2.5 7.3

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
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 78 1421 6.6 15.1 .440 6.6 15.1 .440 2.2 2.9 .765 0.8 1.7 2.5 5.9 1.4 0.1 4.3 15.5
1977-78 23 WSB NBA PG 70 1466 6.9 14.0 .496 6.9 14.0 .496 1.9 2.6 .710 0.8 1.7 2.5 6.4 1.7 0.4 3.3 4.8 15.8
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 73 1658 6.0 12.8 .469 6.0 12.8 .469 2.7 3.6 .744 1.0 2.0 3.0 6.5 1.5 0.3 2.6 3.6 14.7
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 76 1286 6.4 14.0 .458 0.1 0.4 .250 6.3 13.5 .465 2.7 3.0 .889 1.1 2.3 3.4 6.2 1.4 0.5 3.0 4.0 15.6
1980-81 26 DET NBA PG 45 997 5.1 10.9 .462 0.1 0.3 .286 5.0 10.7 .466 1.9 2.4 .803 0.9 2.2 3.2 5.5 1.5 0.3 2.7 4.1 12.1
1981-82 27 DET NBA PG 1 0 6 0.0 6.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 12.0 0.0
Career NBA 343 0 6834 6.3 13.5 .465 0.1 0.4 .261 6.2 13.4 .467 2.3 3.0 .777 0.9 2.0 2.9 6.1 1.5 0.3 2.9 4.2 14.9
4 seasons WSB NBA 297 5831 6.5 13.9 .466 0.1 0.4 .250 6.5 13.8 .467 2.4 3.1 .773 0.9 1.9 2.9 6.2 1.5 0.3 2.9 4.2 15.4
2 seasons DET NBA 46 0 1003 5.0 10.9 .461 0.1 0.3 .286 5.0 10.7 .465 1.9 2.4 .803 0.9 2.2 3.2 5.5 1.5 0.3 2.7 4.2 12.0

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 ORtg DRtg
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 78 1421 8.4 19.0 .440 8.4 19.0 .440 2.8 3.7 .765 1.0 2.1 3.1 7.4 1.8 0.2 5.4 19.5 102
1977-78 23 WSB NBA PG 70 1466 8.6 17.3 .496 8.6 17.3 .496 2.3 3.2 .710 0.9 2.2 3.1 7.9 2.1 0.5 4.1 5.9 19.4 101 103
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 73 1658 7.5 16.0 .469 7.5 16.0 .469 3.4 4.6 .744 1.3 2.5 3.8 8.1 1.9 0.4 3.2 4.5 18.4 106 105
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 76 1286 8.3 18.2 .458 0.1 0.6 .250 8.2 17.6 .465 3.5 3.9 .889 1.5 3.0 4.4 8.1 1.8 0.7 3.9 5.2 20.3 102 107
1980-81 26 DET NBA PG 45 997 6.7 14.4 .462 0.1 0.3 .286 6.6 14.1 .466 2.5 3.1 .803 1.2 2.9 4.2 7.3 2.0 0.3 3.5 5.4 15.9 101 107
1981-82 27 DET NBA PG 1 0 6 0.0 7.7 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7 15.3 0.0 0 114
Career NBA 343 0 6834 7.9 17.1 .465 0.1 0.5 .261 7.9 16.9 .467 2.9 3.8 .777 1.2 2.5 3.7 7.8 1.9 0.4 3.7 5.3 18.9 102 104
4 seasons WSB NBA 297 5831 8.2 17.5 .466 0.1 0.6 .250 8.1 17.4 .467 3.0 3.9 .773 1.2 2.4 3.6 7.9 1.9 0.4 3.7 5.2 19.3 103 104
2 seasons DET NBA 46 0 1003 6.6 14.4 .461 0.1 0.3 .286 6.5 14.0 .465 2.5 3.1 .803 1.2 2.9 4.2 7.2 2.0 0.3 3.5 5.5 15.8 100 107

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 78 1421 13.0 .474 .193 2.4 4.7 3.5 23.1 1.8 0.2 0.3 1.1 1.4 .048 -0.7 -1.8 -2.6 -0.2
1977-78 23 WSB NBA PG 70 1466 13.7 .520 .188 2.1 4.8 3.4 25.0 2.1 0.5 17.8 19.3 1.5 1.2 2.7 .088 -0.2 -1.5 -1.7 0.1
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 73 1658 13.7 .511 .285 3.0 5.6 4.3 22.5 1.9 0.4 15.2 18.0 2.0 1.5 3.5 .101 0.1 -0.7 -0.6 0.6
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 76 1286 13.3 .510 .032 .216 3.1 6.5 4.8 23.9 1.8 0.7 16.5 20.1 0.8 1.0 1.8 .069 -0.8 -1.1 -1.8 0.1
1980-81 26 DET NBA PG 45 997 11.1 .504 .023 .218 2.9 7.7 5.1 22.6 2.0 0.4 18.2 16.5 0.4 0.9 1.2 .060 -2.0 -1.0 -3.1 -0.3
1981-82 27 DET NBA PG 1 6 -17.2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 13.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.349 -14.4 -1.2 -15.6 0.0
Career NBA 343 6834 13.1 .503 .009 .220 2.7 5.7 4.2 23.4 1.9 0.4 16.8 18.6 4.9 5.7 10.6 .074 -0.6 -1.2 -1.8 0.3
4 seasons WSB NBA 297 5831 13.4 .503 .007 .221 2.6 5.4 4.0 23.6 1.9 0.4 16.5 19.0 4.6 4.8 9.4 .077 -0.4 -1.3 -1.6 0.6
2 seasons DET NBA 46 1003 10.9 .503 .023 .217 2.8 7.6 5.1 22.5 2.0 0.4 18.4 16.4 0.3 0.9 1.2 .057 -2.1 -1.0 -3.1 -0.3

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 8 104 19 39 .487 19 39 .487 .487 15 21 .714 1 6 7 16 7 1 18 53
1977-78 ❍ 23 WSB NBA PG 21 402 76 163 .466 76 163 .466 .466 19 25 .760 7 24 31 67 17 2 25 58 171
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 18 331 62 129 .481 62 129 .481 .481 27 30 .900 12 13 25 44 10 4 27 49 151
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 2 33 9 17 .529 0 1 .000 9 16 .563 .529 4 5 .800 1 1 2 6 3 0 3 6 22
Career NBA 49 870 166 348 .477 0 1 .000 166 347 .478 .477 65 81 .802 21 44 65 133 37 7 55 131 397
4 seasons WSB NBA 49 870 166 348 .477 0 1 .000 166 347 .478 .477 65 81 .802 21 44 65 133 37 7 55 131 397

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
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 8 13.0 2.4 4.9 .487 2.4 4.9 .487 1.9 2.6 .714 0.1 0.8 0.9 2.0 0.9 0.1 2.3 6.6
1977-78 ❍ 23 WSB NBA PG 21 19.1 3.6 7.8 .466 3.6 7.8 .466 0.9 1.2 .760 0.3 1.1 1.5 3.2 0.8 0.1 1.2 2.8 8.1
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 18 18.4 3.4 7.2 .481 3.4 7.2 .481 1.5 1.7 .900 0.7 0.7 1.4 2.4 0.6 0.2 1.5 2.7 8.4
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 2 16.5 4.5 8.5 .529 0.0 0.5 .000 4.5 8.0 .563 2.0 2.5 .800 0.5 0.5 1.0 3.0 1.5 0.0 1.5 3.0 11.0
Career NBA 49 17.8 3.4 7.1 .477 0.0 0.5 .000 3.4 7.1 .478 1.3 1.7 .802 0.4 0.9 1.3 2.7 0.8 0.1 1.3 2.7 8.1
4 seasons WSB NBA 49 17.8 3.4 7.1 .477 0.0 0.5 .000 3.4 7.1 .478 1.3 1.7 .802 0.4 0.9 1.3 2.7 0.8 0.1 1.3 2.7 8.1

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
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 8 104 6.6 13.5 .487 6.6 13.5 .487 5.2 7.3 .714 0.3 2.1 2.4 5.5 2.4 0.3 6.2 18.3
1977-78 ❍ 23 WSB NBA PG 21 402 6.8 14.6 .466 6.8 14.6 .466 1.7 2.2 .760 0.6 2.1 2.8 6.0 1.5 0.2 2.2 5.2 15.3
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 18 331 6.7 14.0 .481 6.7 14.0 .481 2.9 3.3 .900 1.3 1.4 2.7 4.8 1.1 0.4 2.9 5.3 16.4
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 2 33 9.8 18.5 .529 0.0 1.1 .000 9.8 17.5 .563 4.4 5.5 .800 1.1 1.1 2.2 6.5 3.3 0.0 3.3 6.5 24.0
Career NBA 49 870 6.9 14.4 .477 0.0 1.1 .000 6.9 14.4 .478 2.7 3.4 .802 0.9 1.8 2.7 5.5 1.5 0.3 2.6 5.4 16.4
4 seasons WSB NBA 49 870 6.9 14.4 .477 0.0 1.1 .000 6.9 14.4 .478 2.7 3.4 .802 0.9 1.8 2.7 5.5 1.5 0.3 2.6 5.4 16.4

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 ORtg DRtg
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 8 104 8.6 17.6 .487 8.6 17.6 .487 6.8 9.5 .714 0.5 2.7 3.2 7.2 3.2 0.5 8.1 23.9 100
1977-78 ❍ 23 WSB NBA PG 21 402 8.8 19.0 .466 8.8 19.0 .466 2.2 2.9 .760 0.8 2.8 3.6 7.8 2.0 0.2 2.9 6.8 19.9 104 102
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 18 331 9.1 18.9 .481 9.1 18.9 .481 4.0 4.4 .900 1.8 1.9 3.7 6.5 1.5 0.6 4.0 7.2 22.2 105 106
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 2 33 13.2 24.9 .529 0.0 1.5 .000 13.2 23.4 .563 5.9 7.3 .800 1.5 1.5 2.9 8.8 4.4 0.0 4.4 8.8 32.2 111 111
Career NBA 49 870 9.1 19.0 .477 0.0 1.5 .000 9.1 19.0 .478 3.6 4.4 .802 1.1 2.4 3.6 7.3 2.0 0.4 3.4 7.2 21.7 105 104
4 seasons WSB NBA 49 870 9.1 19.0 .477 0.0 1.5 .000 9.1 19.0 .478 3.6 4.4 .802 1.1 2.4 3.6 7.3 2.0 0.4 3.4 7.2 21.7 105 104

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48
1976-77 22 WSB NBA PG 8 104 17.1 .549 .538 1.0 5.9 3.5 22.9 3.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.2 .101
1977-78 ❍ 23 WSB NBA PG 21 402 13.6 .491 .153 1.7 6.1 3.9 23.7 2.0 0.3 12.6 19.3 0.4 0.5 0.9 .106
1978-79 24 WSB NBA PG 18 331 13.7 .531 .233 3.5 4.1 3.8 20.2 1.5 0.6 16.0 20.1 0.5 0.2 0.6 .093
1979-80 25 WSB NBA PG 2 33 22.1 .573 .059 .294 3.2 3.3 3.3 31.8 4.4 0.0 13.5 27.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 .137
Career NBA 49 870 14.4 .517 .003 .233 2.4 5.2 3.8 22.6 2.0 0.4 14.1 20.0 1.1 0.7 1.8 .102
4 seasons WSB NBA 49 870 14.4 .517 .003 .233 2.4 5.2 3.8 22.6 2.0 0.4 14.1 20.0 1.1 0.7 1.8 .102

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 6 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6
Larry Wright 3.5 2.7 1.8 1.4 1.2 0.0
Quintin Dailey 90.0 3.7 2.6 2.1 1.3 1.0 -0.3
George Dempsey 89.8 3.5 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.4
Ron Lee 87.3 3.8 2.8 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.3
Sedale Threatt 87.2 3.4 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.3 0.1
Dell Curry 85.3 3.2 2.7 2.0 1.8 0.9 0.5
Jim King 84.8 3.7 3.5 2.3 1.5 1.1 -0.1
Nick Young 83.4 2.8 2.3 1.9 1.4 1.2 0.4
Sonny Hertzberg 83.2 4.0 2.5 2.3 1.4 0.7
Gary Neal 82.6 3.5 2.5 1.9 1.0
Clint Richardson 82.4 3.3 2.4 1.9 1.8 1.1 1.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Larry Wright 3.5 2.7 1.8 1.4 1.2 0.0
George Dempsey 89.8 3.5 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.4
Ron Lee 87.3 3.8 2.8 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.3
Haywoode Workman 84.4 2.8 2.5 1.9 1.6 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.1
Sonny Hertzberg 83.2 4.0 2.5 2.3 1.4 0.7
Gary Neal 82.6 3.5 2.5 1.9 1.0
Al Ferrari 82.3 3.3 1.9 1.4 1.4 0.9 0.0
Bill Gabor 81.4 3.5 2.9 2.8 1.5 0.5 0.0
Jerryd Bayless 80.5 4.0 2.7 2.4 2.0 1.6 0.3
Rick Adelman 80.4 3.4 2.2 1.6 1.3 0.7 0.7 0.1
Butch Carter 79.5 3.0 2.6 1.3 0.9 0.9 -0.2

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
1973-74 19 GRAMBLING 27 228 430 55 78 77 511 .530 .705 18.9 2.9
1974-75 20 GRAMBLING 28 316 115 144 747 .799 26.7
1975-76 21 GRAMBLING 31 334 633 116 149 101 784 .528 .779 25.3 3.3
Career 86 878 1063 286 371 178 2042 .826 .771 23.7 3.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1978 Washington Bullets (NBA)

Transactions

June 8, 1976: Drafted by the Washington Bullets in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1976 NBA Draft.

November 12, 1980: Signed as a veteran free agent with the Detroit Pistons; the Washington Bullets received a 1981 3rd round draft pick (Mike Ferrara was later selected) and a 1983 2nd round draft pick (Michael Britt was later selected) as compensation.

November 2, 1981: Waived by the Detroit Pistons.

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