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1986-87 Phoenix Suns Roster and Stats

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Record: 36-46, Finished 5th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John MacLeod (22-34), Dick Van Arsdale (14-12)

PTS/G: 111.1 (9th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.5 (18th of 23)
SRS: -2.62 (17th of 23) ▪ Pace: 102.0 (5th of 23)
Off Rtg: 108.0 (14th of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 110.3 (17th of 23)
Expected W-L: 35-47 (17th of 23)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 458,347 (15th of 23)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
33 Alvan Adams C 6-9 210 July 19, 1954 11 University of Oklahoma
12 Rafael Addison SF 6-7 215 July 22, 1964 R Syracuse University
50 William Bedford C 7-0 225 December 14, 1963 R University of Memphis
6 Walter Davis SG 6-6 193 September 9, 1954 9 University of North Carolina
53 James Edwards C 7-0 225 November 22, 1955 9 University of Washington
44 Kenny Gattison PF 6-8 225 May 23, 1964 R Old Dominion University
3 Grant Gondrezick SG 6-5 205 January 19, 1963 R Pepperdine University
14 Jeff Hornacek SG 6-3 190 May 3, 1963 R Iowa State University
24 Jay Humphries PG 6-3 185 October 17, 1962 2 University of Colorado
22 Larry Nance PF 6-10 205 February 12, 1959 5 Clemson University
54 Ed Pinckney SF 6-9 195 March 27, 1963 1 Villanova University
11 Mike Sanders SF 6-6 210 May 7, 1960 4 University of California, Los Angeles
7 Bernard Thompson SF 6-6 210 August 30, 1962 2 California State University, Fresno
30 Nick Vanos C 7-1 255 April 13, 1963 1 Santa Clara 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 19855 3575 7190 .497 61 252 .242 3514 6938 .506 1900 2499 .760 1113 2366 3479 2354 703 397 1498 2047 9111
Team/G 242.1 43.6 87.7 .497 0.7 3.1 .242 42.9 84.6 .506 23.2 30.5 .760 13.6 28.9 42.4 28.7 8.6 4.8 18.3 25.0 111.1
Lg Rank 5 7 16 4 21 21 19 4 10 4 14 15 14 21 16 20 4 13 15 18 14 9
Year/Year 0.3% 1.6% 2.8% -0.006 60.5% 37.7% +0.034 1.0% 1.9% -0.005 -2.5% -6.9% +0.034 7.6% -3.4% -0.1% 3.6% -9.1% 4.7% -15.0% -9.4% 1.0%
Opponent 82 19855 3623 7336 .494 123 395 .311 3500 6941 .504 1942 2570 .756 1235 2355 3590 2246 799 435 1428 2034 9311
Opponent/G 242.1 44.2 89.5 .494 1.5 4.8 .311 42.7 84.6 .504 23.7 31.3 .756 15.1 28.7 43.8 27.4 9.7 5.3 17.4 24.8 113.5
Lg Rank 5 18 13 20 16 12 15 18 14 20 13 14 6 14 10 13 20 19 8 7 14 18
Year/Year 0.3% 1.5% 0.4% +0.006 38.2% 41.6% -0.008 0.6% -1.2% +0.009 -4.9% -4.5% -0.003 8.6% 4.0% 5.5% 4.5% -5.0% -6.7% -5.7% -8.2% 0.5%

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 35 47 -2.44 -0.18 -2.62 108.0 110.3 102.0 .348 .035 .501 15.3 32.1 .264 .502 14.4 65.7 .265 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum 458,347
Lg Rank 17 17 17 15 17 14 17 5 10 21 5 19 17 11 19 11 18 12 15

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 Walter Davis 32 79 79 2646 779 1515 .514 21 81 .259 758 1434 .529 288 334 .862 90 154 244 364 96 5 226 184 1867
2 Jay Humphries 24 82 82 2579 359 753 .477 5 27 .185 354 726 .488 200 260 .769 62 198 260 632 112 9 195 239 923
3 Larry Nance 27 69 67 2569 585 1062 .551 1 5 .200 584 1057 .553 381 493 .773 188 411 599 233 86 148 149 223 1552
4 Ed Pinckney 23 80 65 2250 290 497 .584 0 2 .000 290 495 .586 257 348 .739 179 401 580 116 86 54 135 196 837
5 Alvan Adams 32 68 40 1690 311 618 .503 0 1 .000 311 617 .504 134 170 .788 91 247 338 223 62 37 139 207 756
6 Mike Sanders 26 82 4 1655 357 722 .494 2 17 .118 355 705 .504 143 183 .781 101 170 271 126 61 23 105 210 859
7 Jeff Hornacek 23 80 3 1561 159 350 .454 12 43 .279 147 307 .479 94 121 .777 41 143 184 361 70 5 153 130 424
8 Kenny Gattison 22 77 14 1104 148 311 .476 0 3 .000 148 308 .481 108 171 .632 87 183 270 36 24 33 88 178 404
9 William Bedford 23 50 18 979 142 358 .397 0 1 .000 142 357 .398 50 86 .581 79 167 246 57 18 37 85 125 334
10 Grant Gondrezick 24 64 1 836 135 300 .450 4 17 .235 131 283 .463 75 107 .701 47 63 110 81 25 4 56 91 349
11 Rafael Addison 22 62 12 711 146 331 .441 16 50 .320 130 281 .463 51 64 .797 41 65 106 45 27 7 54 75 359
12 Nick Vanos 23 57 14 640 65 158 .411 0 2 .000 65 156 .417 38 59 .644 67 113 180 43 19 23 48 94 168
13 Bernard Thompson 24 24 2 331 42 105 .400 0 3 .000 42 102 .412 27 33 .818 20 11 31 18 11 5 16 53 111
14 James Edwards 31 14 9 304 57 110 .518 0 0 57 110 .518 54 70 .771 20 40 60 19 6 7 15 42 168

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 Larry Nance 27 69 67 37.2 8.5 15.4 .551 0.0 0.1 .200 8.5 15.3 .553 5.5 7.1 .773 2.7 6.0 8.7 3.4 1.2 2.1 2.2 3.2 22.5
2 Walter Davis 32 79 79 33.5 9.9 19.2 .514 0.3 1.0 .259 9.6 18.2 .529 3.6 4.2 .862 1.1 1.9 3.1 4.6 1.2 0.1 2.9 2.3 23.6
3 Jay Humphries 24 82 82 31.5 4.4 9.2 .477 0.1 0.3 .185 4.3 8.9 .488 2.4 3.2 .769 0.8 2.4 3.2 7.7 1.4 0.1 2.4 2.9 11.3
4 Ed Pinckney 23 80 65 28.1 3.6 6.2 .584 0.0 0.0 .000 3.6 6.2 .586 3.2 4.4 .739 2.2 5.0 7.3 1.5 1.1 0.7 1.7 2.5 10.5
5 Alvan Adams 32 68 40 24.9 4.6 9.1 .503 0.0 0.0 .000 4.6 9.1 .504 2.0 2.5 .788 1.3 3.6 5.0 3.3 0.9 0.5 2.0 3.0 11.1
6 James Edwards 31 14 9 21.7 4.1 7.9 .518 0.0 0.0 4.1 7.9 .518 3.9 5.0 .771 1.4 2.9 4.3 1.4 0.4 0.5 1.1 3.0 12.0
7 Mike Sanders 26 82 4 20.2 4.4 8.8 .494 0.0 0.2 .118 4.3 8.6 .504 1.7 2.2 .781 1.2 2.1 3.3 1.5 0.7 0.3 1.3 2.6 10.5
8 William Bedford 23 50 18 19.6 2.8 7.2 .397 0.0 0.0 .000 2.8 7.1 .398 1.0 1.7 .581 1.6 3.3 4.9 1.1 0.4 0.7 1.7 2.5 6.7
9 Jeff Hornacek 23 80 3 19.5 2.0 4.4 .454 0.2 0.5 .279 1.8 3.8 .479 1.2 1.5 .777 0.5 1.8 2.3 4.5 0.9 0.1 1.9 1.6 5.3
10 Kenny Gattison 22 77 14 14.3 1.9 4.0 .476 0.0 0.0 .000 1.9 4.0 .481 1.4 2.2 .632 1.1 2.4 3.5 0.5 0.3 0.4 1.1 2.3 5.2
11 Bernard Thompson 24 24 2 13.8 1.8 4.4 .400 0.0 0.1 .000 1.8 4.3 .412 1.1 1.4 .818 0.8 0.5 1.3 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.7 2.2 4.6
12 Grant Gondrezick 24 64 1 13.1 2.1 4.7 .450 0.1 0.3 .235 2.0 4.4 .463 1.2 1.7 .701 0.7 1.0 1.7 1.3 0.4 0.1 0.9 1.4 5.5
13 Rafael Addison 22 62 12 11.5 2.4 5.3 .441 0.3 0.8 .320 2.1 4.5 .463 0.8 1.0 .797 0.7 1.0 1.7 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.9 1.2 5.8
14 Nick Vanos 23 57 14 11.2 1.1 2.8 .411 0.0 0.0 .000 1.1 2.7 .417 0.7 1.0 .644 1.2 2.0 3.2 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.8 1.6 2.9

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 Walter Davis 32 79 79 2646 10.6 20.6 .514 0.3 1.1 .259 10.3 19.5 .529 3.9 4.5 .862 1.2 2.1 3.3 5.0 1.3 0.1 3.1 2.5 25.4
2 Jay Humphries 24 82 82 2579 5.0 10.5 .477 0.1 0.4 .185 4.9 10.1 .488 2.8 3.6 .769 0.9 2.8 3.6 8.8 1.6 0.1 2.7 3.3 12.9
3 Larry Nance 27 69 67 2569 8.2 14.9 .551 0.0 0.1 .200 8.2 14.8 .553 5.3 6.9 .773 2.6 5.8 8.4 3.3 1.2 2.1 2.1 3.1 21.7
4 Ed Pinckney 23 80 65 2250 4.6 8.0 .584 0.0 0.0 .000 4.6 7.9 .586 4.1 5.6 .739 2.9 6.4 9.3 1.9 1.4 0.9 2.2 3.1 13.4
5 Alvan Adams 32 68 40 1690 6.6 13.2 .503 0.0 0.0 .000 6.6 13.1 .504 2.9 3.6 .788 1.9 5.3 7.2 4.8 1.3 0.8 3.0 4.4 16.1
6 Mike Sanders 26 82 4 1655 7.8 15.7 .494 0.0 0.4 .118 7.7 15.3 .504 3.1 4.0 .781 2.2 3.7 5.9 2.7 1.3 0.5 2.3 4.6 18.7
7 Jeff Hornacek 23 80 3 1561 3.7 8.1 .454 0.3 1.0 .279 3.4 7.1 .479 2.2 2.8 .777 0.9 3.3 4.2 8.3 1.6 0.1 3.5 3.0 9.8
8 Kenny Gattison 22 77 14 1104 4.8 10.1 .476 0.0 0.1 .000 4.8 10.0 .481 3.5 5.6 .632 2.8 6.0 8.8 1.2 0.8 1.1 2.9 5.8 13.2
9 William Bedford 23 50 18 979 5.2 13.2 .397 0.0 0.0 .000 5.2 13.1 .398 1.8 3.2 .581 2.9 6.1 9.0 2.1 0.7 1.4 3.1 4.6 12.3
10 Grant Gondrezick 24 64 1 836 5.8 12.9 .450 0.2 0.7 .235 5.6 12.2 .463 3.2 4.6 .701 2.0 2.7 4.7 3.5 1.1 0.2 2.4 3.9 15.0
11 Rafael Addison 22 62 12 711 7.4 16.8 .441 0.8 2.5 .320 6.6 14.2 .463 2.6 3.2 .797 2.1 3.3 5.4 2.3 1.4 0.4 2.7 3.8 18.2
12 Nick Vanos 23 57 14 640 3.7 8.9 .411 0.0 0.1 .000 3.7 8.8 .417 2.1 3.3 .644 3.8 6.4 10.1 2.4 1.1 1.3 2.7 5.3 9.5
13 Bernard Thompson 24 24 2 331 4.6 11.4 .400 0.0 0.3 .000 4.6 11.1 .412 2.9 3.6 .818 2.2 1.2 3.4 2.0 1.2 0.5 1.7 5.8 12.1
14 James Edwards 31 14 9 304 6.8 13.0 .518 0.0 0.0 6.8 13.0 .518 6.4 8.3 .771 2.4 4.7 7.1 2.3 0.7 0.8 1.8 5.0 19.9

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 Walter Davis 32 79 79 2646 13.9 26.9 .514 0.4 1.4 .259 13.5 25.5 .529 5.1 5.9 .862 1.6 2.7 4.3 6.5 1.7 0.1 4.0 3.3 33.2
2 Jay Humphries 24 82 82 2579 6.6 13.7 .477 0.1 0.5 .185 6.5 13.2 .488 3.6 4.7 .769 1.1 3.6 4.7 11.5 2.0 0.2 3.6 4.4 16.8
3 Larry Nance 27 69 67 2569 10.7 19.5 .551 0.0 0.1 .200 10.7 19.4 .553 7.0 9.0 .773 3.4 7.5 11.0 4.3 1.6 2.7 2.7 4.1 28.4
4 Ed Pinckney 23 80 65 2250 6.1 10.4 .584 0.0 0.0 .000 6.1 10.4 .586 5.4 7.3 .739 3.7 8.4 12.1 2.4 1.8 1.1 2.8 4.1 17.5
5 Alvan Adams 32 68 40 1690 8.7 17.2 .503 0.0 0.0 .000 8.7 17.2 .504 3.7 4.7 .788 2.5 6.9 9.4 6.2 1.7 1.0 3.9 5.8 21.1
6 Mike Sanders 26 82 4 1655 10.2 20.5 .494 0.1 0.5 .118 10.1 20.0 .504 4.1 5.2 .781 2.9 4.8 7.7 3.6 1.7 0.7 3.0 6.0 24.4
7 Jeff Hornacek 23 80 3 1561 4.8 10.6 .454 0.4 1.3 .279 4.4 9.3 .479 2.8 3.6 .777 1.2 4.3 5.5 10.9 2.1 0.2 4.6 3.9 12.8
8 Kenny Gattison 22 77 14 1104 6.3 13.3 .476 0.0 0.1 .000 6.3 13.1 .481 4.6 7.3 .632 3.7 7.8 11.5 1.5 1.0 1.4 3.8 7.6 17.2
9 William Bedford 23 50 18 979 6.8 17.2 .397 0.0 0.0 .000 6.8 17.2 .398 2.4 4.1 .581 3.8 8.0 11.8 2.7 0.9 1.8 4.1 6.0 16.1
10 Grant Gondrezick 24 64 1 836 7.6 16.9 .450 0.2 1.0 .235 7.4 15.9 .463 4.2 6.0 .701 2.6 3.5 6.2 4.6 1.4 0.2 3.2 5.1 19.6
11 Rafael Addison 22 62 12 711 9.7 21.9 .441 1.1 3.3 .320 8.6 18.6 .463 3.4 4.2 .797 2.7 4.3 7.0 3.0 1.8 0.5 3.6 5.0 23.8
12 Nick Vanos 23 57 14 640 4.8 11.6 .411 0.0 0.1 .000 4.8 11.5 .417 2.8 4.3 .644 4.9 8.3 13.2 3.2 1.4 1.7 3.5 6.9 12.4
13 Bernard Thompson 24 24 2 331 6.0 14.9 .400 0.0 0.4 .000 6.0 14.5 .412 3.8 4.7 .818 2.8 1.6 4.4 2.6 1.6 0.7 2.3 7.5 15.8
14 James Edwards 31 14 9 304 8.8 17.0 .518 0.0 0.0 8.8 17.0 .518 8.4 10.8 .771 3.1 6.2 9.3 2.9 0.9 1.1 2.3 6.5 26.0

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 Walter Davis 32 79 2646 19.3 .562 .521 .220 .053 3.9 6.4 5.2 22.7 1.7 0.1 12.0 28.9 110 113 4.5 1.2 5.8 .105
2 Jay Humphries 24 82 2579 14.2 .532 .480 .345 .036 2.8 8.5 5.7 32.2 2.0 0.2 18.4 16.7 110 112 2.9 1.6 4.5 .084
3 Larry Nance 27 69 2569 22.2 .607 .551 .464 .005 8.4 17.6 13.1 13.5 1.6 3.3 10.4 22.6 122 108 7.3 2.8 10.2 .190
4 Ed Pinckney 23 80 2250 15.2 .644 .584 .700 .004 9.1 19.7 14.5 6.7 1.8 1.4 17.2 14.2 119 108 3.8 2.4 6.2 .132
5 Alvan Adams 32 68 1690 14.6 .546 .503 .275 .002 6.2 16.1 11.2 18.4 1.7 1.3 16.7 20.0 106 109 1.2 1.6 2.8 .079
6 Mike Sanders 26 82 1655 14.4 .535 .496 .253 .024 7.0 11.3 9.2 11.1 1.7 0.8 11.6 22.2 107 111 1.5 1.2 2.7 .079
7 Jeff Hornacek 23 80 1561 11.2 .526 .471 .346 .123 3.0 10.1 6.6 29.0 2.1 0.2 27.5 14.5 100 111 0.1 1.1 1.2 .036
8 Kenny Gattison 22 77 1104 9.4 .523 .476 .550 .010 9.0 18.3 13.7 4.3 1.0 1.7 18.6 17.4 97 110 -0.3 1.0 0.7 .031
9 William Bedford 23 50 979 7.6 .422 .397 .240 .003 9.2 18.8 14.1 7.7 0.9 2.2 17.7 19.9 85 109 -1.7 0.9 -0.8 -0.041
10 Grant Gondrezick 24 64 836 10.9 .503 .457 .357 .057 6.4 8.3 7.4 13.1 1.4 0.3 13.9 19.6 102 113 0.2 0.4 0.6 .037
11 Rafael Addison 22 62 711 11.9 .500 .465 .193 .151 6.6 10.1 8.4 9.1 1.8 0.6 13.1 23.6 98 111 -0.1 0.5 0.4 .024
12 Nick Vanos 23 57 640 9.1 .457 .411 .373 .013 12.0 19.5 15.8 8.4 1.4 2.1 20.7 14.7 94 108 -0.4 0.7 0.3 .024
13 Bernard Thompson 24 24 331 7.2 .464 .400 .314 .029 6.9 3.7 5.3 7.0 1.6 0.9 11.8 16.6 99 113 0.0 0.1 0.1 .019
14 James Edwards 31 14 304 17.0 .597 .518 .636 .000 7.5 14.5 11.1 8.8 0.9 1.3 9.6 20.8 121 111 0.8 0.2 1.0 .157