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1970-71 Phoenix Suns Roster and Stats

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Record: 48-34, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (48-34)

PTS/G: 113.8 (9th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.9 (7th of 17)
SRS: 2.33 (5th of 17) ▪ Pace: 115.3 (10th of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.2 (6th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.6 (9th of 17)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (6th of 17)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
31 Mel Counts C 7-0 230 October 16, 1941 6 Oregon State University
16 Lamar Green PF 6-7 210 March 22, 1947 1 Morehead State University
23 Art Harris PG 6-4 185 January 13, 1947 2 Stanford University
11 Clem Haskins PG 6-3 195 July 11, 1943 3 Western Kentucky University
42 Connie Hawkins SF 6-8 210 July 17, 1942 3 University of Iowa
44 Greg Howard PF 6-9 215 January 8, 1948 R University of New Mexico
29 Paul Silas PF 6-7 220 July 12, 1943 6 Creighton University
10 Fred Taylor SG 6-5 180 February 5, 1948 R University of Texas-Pan American
40 Joe Thomas SF 6-6 205 March 9, 1948 R Marquette University
5 Dick Van Arsdale SG 6-5 210 February 22, 1943 5 Indiana University
41 Neal Walk C 6-10 220 July 29, 1948 1 University of Florida
25 John Wetzel SG 6-5 190 October 22, 1944 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 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 19780 3503 8021 .437 3503 8021 .437 2327 3078 .756 4442 1927 2132 9333
Team/G 241.2 42.7 97.8 .437 42.7 97.8 .437 28.4 37.5 .756 54.2 23.5 26.0 113.8
Lg Rank 5 12 9 13 12 9 13 1 1 4 7 11 14 9
Year/Year -0.1% -4.7% 2.1% -0.031 -4.7% 2.1% -0.031 -4.4% -5.9% +0.012 6.2% -7.2% -2.3% -4.6%
Opponent 82 19780 3506 7828 .448 3506 7828 .448 2165 2923 .741 4173 2069 2202 9177
Opponent/G 241.2 42.8 95.5 .448 42.8 95.5 .448 26.4 35.6 .741 50.9 25.2 26.9 111.9
Lg Rank 5 6 7 8 6 7 8 12 12 6 4 13 17 7
Year/Year -0.1% -7.6%

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 46 36 1.90 0.43 2.33 98.2 96.6 115.3 .384 .437 .290 .448 .277 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Lg Rank 6 6 6 5 5 6 9 10 1 13 1 8 14

Totals

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 Dick Van Arsdale 27 81 3157 609 1346 .452 609 1346 .452 553 682 .811 316 329 246 1771
2 Paul Silas 27 81 2944 338 789 .428 338 789 .428 285 416 .685 1015 247 227 961
3 Clem Haskins 27 82 2764 562 1277 .440 562 1277 .440 338 431 .784 324 383 207 1462
4 Connie Hawkins 28 71 2662 512 1181 .434 512 1181 .434 457 560 .816 643 322 197 1481
5 Neal Walk 22 82 2033 426 945 .451 426 945 .451 205 268 .765 674 117 282 1057
6 Mel Counts 29 80 1669 365 799 .457 365 799 .457 149 198 .753 503 136 279 879
7 Lamar Green 23 68 1326 167 369 .453 167 369 .453 64 106 .604 466 53 202 398
8 John Wetzel 26 70 1091 124 288 .431 124 288 .431 83 101 .822 153 114 156 331
9 Art Harris 24 56 952 199 484 .411 199 484 .411 69 113 .611 100 132 137 467
10 Fred Taylor 22 54 552 110 284 .387 110 284 .387 78 125 .624 86 51 113 298
11 Greg Howard 23 44 426 68 173 .393 68 173 .393 37 58 .638 119 26 67 173
12 Joe Thomas 22 39 204 23 86 .267 23 86 .267 9 20 .450 43 17 19 55

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 Dick Van Arsdale 27 81 39.0 7.5 16.6 .452 7.5 16.6 .452 6.8 8.4 .811 3.9 4.1 3.0 21.9
2 Connie Hawkins 28 71 37.5 7.2 16.6 .434 7.2 16.6 .434 6.4 7.9 .816 9.1 4.5 2.8 20.9
3 Paul Silas 27 81 36.3 4.2 9.7 .428 4.2 9.7 .428 3.5 5.1 .685 12.5 3.0 2.8 11.9
4 Clem Haskins 27 82 33.7 6.9 15.6 .440 6.9 15.6 .440 4.1 5.3 .784 4.0 4.7 2.5 17.8
5 Neal Walk 22 82 24.8 5.2 11.5 .451 5.2 11.5 .451 2.5 3.3 .765 8.2 1.4 3.4 12.9
6 Mel Counts 29 80 20.9 4.6 10.0 .457 4.6 10.0 .457 1.9 2.5 .753 6.3 1.7 3.5 11.0
7 Lamar Green 23 68 19.5 2.5 5.4 .453 2.5 5.4 .453 0.9 1.6 .604 6.9 0.8 3.0 5.9
8 Art Harris 24 56 17.0 3.6 8.6 .411 3.6 8.6 .411 1.2 2.0 .611 1.8 2.4 2.4 8.3
9 John Wetzel 26 70 15.6 1.8 4.1 .431 1.8 4.1 .431 1.2 1.4 .822 2.2 1.6 2.2 4.7
10 Fred Taylor 22 54 10.2 2.0 5.3 .387 2.0 5.3 .387 1.4 2.3 .624 1.6 0.9 2.1 5.5
11 Greg Howard 23 44 9.7 1.5 3.9 .393 1.5 3.9 .393 0.8 1.3 .638 2.7 0.6 1.5 3.9
12 Joe Thomas 22 39 5.2 0.6 2.2 .267 0.6 2.2 .267 0.2 0.5 .450 1.1 0.4 0.5 1.4

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 Dick Van Arsdale 27 81 3157 6.9 15.3 .452 6.9 15.3 .452 6.3 7.8 .811 3.6 3.8 2.8 20.2
2 Paul Silas 27 81 2944 4.1 9.6 .428 4.1 9.6 .428 3.5 5.1 .685 12.4 3.0 2.8 11.8
3 Clem Haskins 27 82 2764 7.3 16.6 .440 7.3 16.6 .440 4.4 5.6 .784 4.2 5.0 2.7 19.0
4 Connie Hawkins 28 71 2662 6.9 16.0 .434 6.9 16.0 .434 6.2 7.6 .816 8.7 4.4 2.7 20.0
5 Neal Walk 22 82 2033 7.5 16.7 .451 7.5 16.7 .451 3.6 4.7 .765 11.9 2.1 5.0 18.7
6 Mel Counts 29 80 1669 7.9 17.2 .457 7.9 17.2 .457 3.2 4.3 .753 10.8 2.9 6.0 19.0
7 Lamar Green 23 68 1326 4.5 10.0 .453 4.5 10.0 .453 1.7 2.9 .604 12.7 1.4 5.5 10.8
8 John Wetzel 26 70 1091 4.1 9.5 .431 4.1 9.5 .431 2.7 3.3 .822 5.0 3.8 5.1 10.9
9 Art Harris 24 56 952 7.5 18.3 .411 7.5 18.3 .411 2.6 4.3 .611 3.8 5.0 5.2 17.7
10 Fred Taylor 22 54 552 7.2 18.5 .387 7.2 18.5 .387 5.1 8.2 .624 5.6 3.3 7.4 19.4
11 Greg Howard 23 44 426 5.7 14.6 .393 5.7 14.6 .393 3.1 4.9 .638 10.1 2.2 5.7 14.6
12 Joe Thomas 22 39 204 4.1 15.2 .267 4.1 15.2 .267 1.6 3.5 .450 7.6 3.0 3.4 9.7

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
1 Dick Van Arsdale 27 81 3157 .452 15.3 .452 .811
2 Paul Silas 27 81 2944 .428 9.6 .428 .685
3 Clem Haskins 27 82 2764 .440 16.6 .440 .784
4 Connie Hawkins 28 71 2662 .434 16.0 .434 .816
5 Neal Walk 22 82 2033 .451 16.7 .451 .765
6 Mel Counts 29 80 1669 .457 17.2 .457 .753
7 Lamar Green 23 68 1326 .453 10.0 .453 .604
8 John Wetzel 26 70 1091 .431 9.5 .431 .822
9 Art Harris 24 56 952 .411 18.3 .411 .611
10 Fred Taylor 22 54 552 .387 18.5 .387 .624
11 Greg Howard 23 44 426 .393 14.6 .393 .638
12 Joe Thomas 22 39 204 .267 15.2 .267 .450

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Dick Van Arsdale 27 81 3157 16.5 .538 .452 .507 4.6 15.0 7.1 3.1 10.2 .155
2 Paul Silas 27 81 2944 14.1 .494 .428 .527 15.8 10.9 1.9 4.8 6.7 .110
3 Clem Haskins 27 82 2764 15.9 .498 .440 .338 5.4 20.3 3.2 3.2 6.4 .111
4 Connie Hawkins 28 71 2662 19.0 .519 .434 .474 11.1 17.5 4.7 3.9 8.6 .155
5 Neal Walk 22 82 2033 16.1 .497 .451 .284 15.2 8.5 2.1 3.1 5.1 .121
6 Mel Counts 29 80 1669 15.8 .496 .457 .248 13.8 12.2 1.7 2.5 4.2 .121
7 Lamar Green 23 68 1326 10.7 .479 .453 .287 16.1 5.3 0.4 2.0 2.4 .086
8 John Wetzel 26 70 1091 9.4 .498 .431 .351 6.4 13.5 0.7 1.2 2.0 .086
9 Art Harris 24 56 952 11.5 .437 .411 .233 4.8 20.5 -0.6 1.1 0.4 .021
10 Fred Taylor 22 54 552 10.9 .440 .387 .440 7.2 13.5 -0.4 0.6 0.2 .019
11 Greg Howard 23 44 426 10.8 .436 .393 .335 12.8 8.4 -0.3 0.6 0.3 .034
12 Joe Thomas 22 39 204 4.3 .290 .267 .233 9.7 10.8 -0.9 0.3 -0.6 -0.149