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1979-80 Denver Nuggets Roster and Stats

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Record: 30-52, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Donnie Walsh (30-52)

PTS/G: 108.3 (14th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.7 (18th of 22)
SRS: -4.22 (20th of 22) ▪ Pace: 103.9 (9th of 22)
Off Rtg: 103.4 (18th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.6 (17th of 22)
Expected W-L: 30-52 (19th of 22)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
41 Tom Boswell PF 6-9 220 October 2, 1953 4 University of South Carolina
31 Bo Ellis PF 6-9 197 August 8, 1954 2 Marquette University
2 Alex English SF 6-7 190 January 5, 1954 3 University of South Carolina
24 Gary Garland PG 6-4 180 October 12, 1957 R DePaul University
22 Glen Gondrezick SF 6-6 218 August 30, 1955 2 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
35 Kim Hughes C 6-11 220 June 4, 1952 4 University of Wisconsin
44 Dan Issel C 6-9 235 October 25, 1948 9 University of Kentucky
20 George Johnson PF 6-7 210 December 8, 1956 1 St. John's University
41 Arvid Kramer C 6-9 220 October 2, 1956 R Augustana College (SD)
30 George McGinnis PF 6-8 235 August 12, 1950 8 Indiana University
21 Anthony Roberts SF 6-5 185 April 15, 1955 2 Oral Roberts University
10 John Roche PG 6-3 170 September 26, 1949 5 University of South Carolina
11 Charlie Scott SG 6-5 175 December 15, 1948 9 University of North Carolina
33 David Thompson SG 6-4 195 July 13, 1954 4 North Carolina State University
32 Bob Wilkerson SF 6-6 195 August 15, 1954 3 Indiana University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19830 3462 7470 .463 83 255 .325 3379 7215 .468 1871 2539 .737 1311 2524 3835 2079 746 404 1533 1917 8878
Team/G 241.8 42.2 91.1 .463 1.0 3.1 .325 41.2 88.0 .468 22.8 31.0 .737 16.0 30.8 46.8 25.4 9.1 4.9 18.7 23.4 108.3
Lg Rank 10 17 13 20 6 8 3 17 11 19 8 3 21 6 6 3 15 17 12 10 7 14
Year/Year 0.6% -1.6% 2.2% -0.018 -3.9% -1.3% -0.013 -8.6% -10.6% +0.017 0.3% -2.8% -1.7% -4.0% 10.8% -2.9% -8.0% -9.0% -2.2%
Opponent 82 19830 3736 7591 .492 70 214 .327 3666 7377 .497 1698 2235 .760 1197 2587 3784 2289 812 455 1438 2033 9240
Opponent/G 241.8 45.6 92.6 .492 0.9 2.6 .327 44.7 90.0 .497 20.7 27.3 .760 14.6 31.5 46.1 27.9 9.9 5.5 17.5 24.8 112.7
Lg Rank 10 18 17 13 15 10 20 18 17 12 9 11 8 7 18 16 18 15 14 18 11 18
Year/Year 0.6% 2.9% -0.3% +0.015 1.0% -3.1% +0.020 -0.9% -1.8% +0.007 -1.7% 6.5% 3.8% 5.3% 10.0% -3.4% -6.0% -10.1% 3.0%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 30 52 -4.41 0.20 -4.22 103.4 107.6 103.9 .340 .034 .469 15.1 33.6 .250 .497 14.4 67.8 .224 McNichols Sports Arena
Lg Rank 19 19 20 4 20 18 17 9 4 8 19 8 10 8 13 18 7 9

Totals

Rk Player Age 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
1 Dan Issel 31 82 2938 715 1416 .505 4 12 .333 711 1404 .506 .506 517 667 .775 236 483 719 198 88 54 163 190 1951
2 Bob Wilkerson 25 75 2381 430 1030 .417 7 34 .206 423 996 .425 .421 166 222 .748 85 231 316 243 93 27 193 194 1033
3 John Roche 30 82 2286 354 741 .478 49 129 .380 305 612 .498 .511 175 202 .866 24 91 115 405 82 12 159 139 932
4 George Johnson 23 75 1938 309 649 .476 2 9 .222 307 640 .480 .478 148 189 .783 190 394 584 157 84 67 148 260 768
5 Charlie Scott 31 69 1860 276 688 .401 2 11 .182 274 677 .405 .403 85 118 .720 51 115 166 250 47 23 163 197 639
6 George McGinnis 29 45 1424 268 584 .459 1 7 .143 267 577 .463 .460 166 307 .541 134 328 462 221 69 17 188 187 703
7 David Thompson 25 39 1239 289 617 .468 7 19 .368 282 598 .472 .474 254 335 .758 56 118 174 124 39 38 116 106 839
8 Kim Hughes 27 70 1208 102 202 .505 0 0 102 202 .505 .505 15 41 .366 125 201 326 74 66 77 50 184 219
9 Gary Garland 22 78 1106 155 356 .435 6 19 .316 149 337 .442 .444 18 26 .692 50 88 138 145 54 4 73 80 334
10 Glen Gondrezick 24 59 1020 148 286 .517 2 6 .333 146 280 .521 .521 92 121 .760 107 152 259 81 68 16 58 119 390
11 Alex English 26 24 875 207 427 .485 2 3 .667 205 424 .483 .487 96 126 .762 102 123 225 82 28 29 90 78 512
12 Tom Boswell 26 18 522 72 135 .533 1 2 .500 71 133 .534 .537 58 70 .829 40 74 114 46 5 8 39 56 203
13 Bo Ellis 25 48 502 61 136 .449 0 3 .000 61 133 .459 .449 40 53 .755 51 65 116 30 10 24 24 67 162
14 Anthony Roberts 24 23 486 69 181 .381 0 1 .000 69 180 .383 .381 39 60 .650 54 55 109 20 13 3 28 52 177
15 Arvid Kramer 23 8 45 7 22 .318 0 0 7 22 .318 .318 2 2 1.000 6 6 12 3 0 5 5 8 16

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Alex English 26 24 36.5 8.6 17.8 .485 0.1 0.1 .667 8.5 17.7 .483 4.0 5.3 .762 4.3 5.1 9.4 3.4 1.2 1.2 3.8 3.3 21.3
2 Dan Issel 31 82 35.8 8.7 17.3 .505 0.0 0.1 .333 8.7 17.1 .506 6.3 8.1 .775 2.9 5.9 8.8 2.4 1.1 0.7 2.0 2.3 23.8
3 David Thompson 25 39 31.8 7.4 15.8 .468 0.2 0.5 .368 7.2 15.3 .472 6.5 8.6 .758 1.4 3.0 4.5 3.2 1.0 1.0 3.0 2.7 21.5
4 Bob Wilkerson 25 75 31.7 5.7 13.7 .417 0.1 0.5 .206 5.6 13.3 .425 2.2 3.0 .748 1.1 3.1 4.2 3.2 1.2 0.4 2.6 2.6 13.8
5 George McGinnis 29 45 31.6 6.0 13.0 .459 0.0 0.2 .143 5.9 12.8 .463 3.7 6.8 .541 3.0 7.3 10.3 4.9 1.5 0.4 4.2 4.2 15.6
6 Tom Boswell 26 18 29.0 4.0 7.5 .533 0.1 0.1 .500 3.9 7.4 .534 3.2 3.9 .829 2.2 4.1 6.3 2.6 0.3 0.4 2.2 3.1 11.3
7 John Roche 30 82 27.9 4.3 9.0 .478 0.6 1.6 .380 3.7 7.5 .498 2.1 2.5 .866 0.3 1.1 1.4 4.9 1.0 0.1 1.9 1.7 11.4
8 Charlie Scott 31 69 27.0 4.0 10.0 .401 0.0 0.2 .182 4.0 9.8 .405 1.2 1.7 .720 0.7 1.7 2.4 3.6 0.7 0.3 2.4 2.9 9.3
9 George Johnson 23 75 25.8 4.1 8.7 .476 0.0 0.1 .222 4.1 8.5 .480 2.0 2.5 .783 2.5 5.3 7.8 2.1 1.1 0.9 2.0 3.5 10.2
10 Anthony Roberts 24 23 21.1 3.0 7.9 .381 0.0 0.0 .000 3.0 7.8 .383 1.7 2.6 .650 2.3 2.4 4.7 0.9 0.6 0.1 1.2 2.3 7.7
11 Kim Hughes 27 70 17.3 1.5 2.9 .505 0.0 0.0 1.5 2.9 .505 0.2 0.6 .366 1.8 2.9 4.7 1.1 0.9 1.1 0.7 2.6 3.1
12 Glen Gondrezick 24 59 17.3 2.5 4.8 .517 0.0 0.1 .333 2.5 4.7 .521 1.6 2.1 .760 1.8 2.6 4.4 1.4 1.2 0.3 1.0 2.0 6.6
13 Gary Garland 22 78 14.2 2.0 4.6 .435 0.1 0.2 .316 1.9 4.3 .442 0.2 0.3 .692 0.6 1.1 1.8 1.9 0.7 0.1 0.9 1.0 4.3
14 Bo Ellis 25 48 10.5 1.3 2.8 .449 0.0 0.1 .000 1.3 2.8 .459 0.8 1.1 .755 1.1 1.4 2.4 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.5 1.4 3.4
15 Arvid Kramer 23 8 5.6 0.9 2.8 .318 0.0 0.0 0.9 2.8 .318 0.3 0.3 1.000 0.8 0.8 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.0 2.0

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dan Issel 31 82 2938 8.8 17.4 .505 0.0 0.1 .333 8.7 17.2 .506 6.3 8.2 .775 2.9 5.9 8.8 2.4 1.1 0.7 2.0 2.3 23.9
2 Bob Wilkerson 25 75 2381 6.5 15.6 .417 0.1 0.5 .206 6.4 15.1 .425 2.5 3.4 .748 1.3 3.5 4.8 3.7 1.4 0.4 2.9 2.9 15.6
3 John Roche 30 82 2286 5.6 11.7 .478 0.8 2.0 .380 4.8 9.6 .498 2.8 3.2 .866 0.4 1.4 1.8 6.4 1.3 0.2 2.5 2.2 14.7
4 George Johnson 23 75 1938 5.7 12.1 .476 0.0 0.2 .222 5.7 11.9 .480 2.7 3.5 .783 3.5 7.3 10.8 2.9 1.6 1.2 2.7 4.8 14.3
5 Charlie Scott 31 69 1860 5.3 13.3 .401 0.0 0.2 .182 5.3 13.1 .405 1.6 2.3 .720 1.0 2.2 3.2 4.8 0.9 0.4 3.2 3.8 12.4
6 George McGinnis 29 45 1424 6.8 14.8 .459 0.0 0.2 .143 6.8 14.6 .463 4.2 7.8 .541 3.4 8.3 11.7 5.6 1.7 0.4 4.8 4.7 17.8
7 David Thompson 25 39 1239 8.4 17.9 .468 0.2 0.6 .368 8.2 17.4 .472 7.4 9.7 .758 1.6 3.4 5.1 3.6 1.1 1.1 3.4 3.1 24.4
8 Kim Hughes 27 70 1208 3.0 6.0 .505 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.0 .505 0.4 1.2 .366 3.7 6.0 9.7 2.2 2.0 2.3 1.5 5.5 6.5
9 Gary Garland 22 78 1106 5.0 11.6 .435 0.2 0.6 .316 4.8 11.0 .442 0.6 0.8 .692 1.6 2.9 4.5 4.7 1.8 0.1 2.4 2.6 10.9
10 Glen Gondrezick 24 59 1020 5.2 10.1 .517 0.1 0.2 .333 5.2 9.9 .521 3.2 4.3 .760 3.8 5.4 9.1 2.9 2.4 0.6 2.0 4.2 13.8
11 Alex English 26 24 875 8.5 17.6 .485 0.1 0.1 .667 8.4 17.4 .483 3.9 5.2 .762 4.2 5.1 9.3 3.4 1.2 1.2 3.7 3.2 21.1
12 Tom Boswell 26 18 522 5.0 9.3 .533 0.1 0.1 .500 4.9 9.2 .534 4.0 4.8 .829 2.8 5.1 7.9 3.2 0.3 0.6 2.7 3.9 14.0
13 Bo Ellis 25 48 502 4.4 9.8 .449 0.0 0.2 .000 4.4 9.5 .459 2.9 3.8 .755 3.7 4.7 8.3 2.2 0.7 1.7 1.7 4.8 11.6
14 Anthony Roberts 24 23 486 5.1 13.4 .381 0.0 0.1 .000 5.1 13.3 .383 2.9 4.4 .650 4.0 4.1 8.1 1.5 1.0 0.2 2.1 3.9 13.1
15 Arvid Kramer 23 8 45 5.6 17.6 .318 0.0 0.0 5.6 17.6 .318 1.6 1.6 1.000 4.8 4.8 9.6 2.4 0.0 4.0 4.0 6.4 12.8

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age 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
1 Dan Issel 31 82 2938 11.2 22.3 .505 0.1 0.2 .333 11.2 22.1 .506 8.1 10.5 .775 3.7 7.6 11.3 3.1 1.4 0.8 2.6 3.0 30.7 118 107
2 Bob Wilkerson 25 75 2381 8.3 20.0 .417 0.1 0.7 .206 8.2 19.3 .425 3.2 4.3 .748 1.6 4.5 6.1 4.7 1.8 0.5 3.7 3.8 20.0 93 109
3 John Roche 30 82 2286 7.2 15.0 .478 1.0 2.6 .380 6.2 12.4 .498 3.5 4.1 .866 0.5 1.8 2.3 8.2 1.7 0.2 3.2 2.8 18.8 111 111
4 George Johnson 23 75 1938 7.4 15.5 .476 0.0 0.2 .222 7.3 15.3 .480 3.5 4.5 .783 4.5 9.4 13.9 3.7 2.0 1.6 3.5 6.2 18.3 104 104
5 Charlie Scott 31 69 1860 6.9 17.1 .401 0.0 0.3 .182 6.8 16.8 .405 2.1 2.9 .720 1.3 2.9 4.1 6.2 1.2 0.6 4.0 4.9 15.9 87 111
6 George McGinnis 29 45 1424 8.7 18.9 .459 0.0 0.2 .143 8.7 18.7 .463 5.4 10.0 .541 4.3 10.6 15.0 7.2 2.2 0.6 6.1 6.1 22.8 94 104
7 David Thompson 25 39 1239 10.8 23.0 .468 0.3 0.7 .368 10.5 22.3 .472 9.5 12.5 .758 2.1 4.4 6.5 4.6 1.5 1.4 4.3 4.0 31.3 108 109
8 Kim Hughes 27 70 1208 3.9 7.7 .505 0.0 0.0 3.9 7.7 .505 0.6 1.6 .366 4.8 7.7 12.5 2.8 2.5 2.9 1.9 7.0 8.4 105 103
9 Gary Garland 22 78 1106 6.5 14.9 .435 0.3 0.8 .316 6.2 14.1 .442 0.8 1.1 .692 2.1 3.7 5.8 6.1 2.3 0.2 3.0 3.3 13.9 95 109
10 Glen Gondrezick 24 59 1020 6.7 13.0 .517 0.1 0.3 .333 6.6 12.7 .521 4.2 5.5 .760 4.8 6.9 11.7 3.7 3.1 0.7 2.6 5.4 17.7 116 104
11 Alex English 26 24 875 10.9 22.5 .485 0.1 0.2 .667 10.8 22.4 .483 5.1 6.7 .762 5.4 6.5 11.9 4.3 1.5 1.5 4.8 4.1 27.0 104 107
12 Tom Boswell 26 18 522 6.4 11.9 .533 0.1 0.2 .500 6.3 11.8 .534 5.1 6.2 .829 3.5 6.5 10.1 4.1 0.4 0.7 3.5 5.0 18.0 114 110
13 Bo Ellis 25 48 502 5.6 12.5 .449 0.0 0.3 .000 5.6 12.2 .459 3.7 4.9 .755 4.7 6.0 10.7 2.8 0.9 2.2 2.2 6.2 14.9 109 108
14 Anthony Roberts 24 23 486 6.6 17.2 .381 0.0 0.1 .000 6.6 17.1 .383 3.7 5.7 .650 5.1 5.2 10.4 1.9 1.2 0.3 2.7 4.9 16.8 94 110
15 Arvid Kramer 23 8 45 7.2 22.6 .318 0.0 0.0 7.2 22.6 .318 2.1 2.1 1.000 6.2 6.2 12.3 3.1 0.0 5.1 5.1 8.2 16.4 77 107

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Dan Issel 31 82 2938 22.2 .571 .008 .471 8.2 17.5 12.7 10.7 1.4 1.0 8.7 25.0 9.2 2.3 11.5 .188 3.1 -1.1 1.9 2.9
2 Bob Wilkerson 25 75 2381 10.9 .458 .033 .216 3.6 10.3 6.9 14.7 1.8 0.6 14.6 21.7 -1.2 1.4 0.2 .004 -2.3 -0.8 -3.1 -0.6
3 John Roche 30 82 2286 13.9 .562 .174 .273 1.1 4.2 2.6 24.7 1.7 0.3 16.1 17.0 3.5 0.7 4.2 .088 0.1 -2.9 -2.9 -0.5
4 George Johnson 23 75 1938 15.0 .524 .014 .291 10.0 21.7 15.7 11.4 2.0 1.9 16.8 17.8 1.5 2.3 3.8 .095 -0.6 1.2 0.6 1.3
5 Charlie Scott 31 69 1860 7.4 .432 .016 .172 2.8 6.6 4.6 18.6 1.2 0.7 18.1 19.0 -2.0 0.6 -1.4 -0.037 -3.8 -1.6 -5.4 -1.6
6 George McGinnis 29 45 1424 15.6 .489 .012 .526 9.6 24.6 16.9 22.7 2.2 0.6 20.7 25.0 -0.7 1.7 1.0 .034 -0.1 1.3 1.2 1.1
7 David Thompson 25 39 1239 19.0 .549 .031 .543 4.6 10.2 7.3 15.6 1.5 1.6 13.2 27.8 2.2 0.8 3.0 .116 1.3 -1.6 -0.3 0.5
8 Kim Hughes 27 70 1208 11.5 .498 .000 .203 10.5 17.7 14.0 7.8 2.5 3.4 18.5 8.8 0.6 1.6 2.2 .088 -1.7 2.9 1.2 1.0
9 Gary Garland 22 78 1106 10.2 .454 .053 .073 4.6 8.5 6.5 17.9 2.3 0.2 16.6 15.6 -0.2 0.7 0.5 .020 -2.5 -0.9 -3.4 -0.4
10 Glen Gondrezick 24 59 1020 16.7 .575 .021 .423 10.7 15.9 13.2 10.9 3.1 0.8 14.6 15.3 1.9 1.2 3.1 .145 1.0 0.9 1.9 1.0
11 Alex English 26 24 875 18.5 .531 .007 .295 11.9 15.0 13.4 14.7 1.5 1.8 15.7 25.6 0.9 0.7 1.6 .089 1.6 0.1 1.6 0.8
12 Tom Boswell 26 18 522 13.5 .612 .015 .519 7.8 15.1 11.4 12.0 0.4 0.8 19.0 15.4 0.9 0.2 1.1 .104 -0.1 -0.8 -0.9 0.1
13 Bo Ellis 25 48 502 12.1 .508 .022 .390 10.3 13.8 12.0 8.0 0.9 2.6 13.1 14.3 0.5 0.4 0.9 .085 -1.7 -0.4 -2.2 0.0
14 Anthony Roberts 24 23 486 9.3 .427 .006 .331 11.3 12.1 11.7 5.6 1.2 0.3 11.9 19.0 -0.2 0.2 0.1 .009 -2.9 -1.9 -4.8 -0.3
15 Arvid Kramer 23 8 45 6.6 .350 .000 .091 13.6 14.2 13.9 9.3 0.0 6.0 17.9 24.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.102 -6.8 -0.5 -7.4 -0.1