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1978-79 San Diego Clippers Roster and Stats

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Record: 43-39, Finished 5th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gene Shue (43-39)

PTS/G: 113.1 (6th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 114.9 (22nd of 22)
SRS: -1.76 (15th of 22) ▪ Pace: 106.3 (11th of 22)
Off Rtg: 106.2 (4th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.9 (22nd of 22)
Expected W-L: 37-45 (15th of 22)

Arena: San Diego Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
32 Bob Bigelow SF 6-7 215 December 26, 1953 3 University of Pennsylvania
24 World B. Free PG 6-2 185 December 9, 1953 3 Guilford College
44 Kevin Kunnert C 7-0 230 November 11, 1951 5 University of Iowa
45 Scott Lloyd C 6-10 230 December 19, 1952 2 Arizona State University
31 Swen Nater C 6-11 240 January 14, 1950 5 University of California, Los Angeles
11 Connie Norman SG 6-3 175 September 24, 1953 2 University of Arizona
40 John Olive SF 6-7 210 March 1, 1955 R Villanova University
22 Stan Pietkiewicz SG 6-5 200 July 14, 1956 R Auburn University
9 Randy Smith SG 6-3 180 December 12, 1948 7 State University of New York College at Buffalo
14 Brian Taylor PG 6-2 185 June 9, 1951 6 Princeton University
42 Kermit Washington PF 6-8 230 September 17, 1951 5 American University
12 Nick Weatherspoon SF 6-7 195 July 20, 1950 5 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
33 Jerome Whitehead C 6-10 220 September 30, 1956 R Marquette University
21 Sidney Wicks PF 6-8 225 September 19, 1949 7 University of California, Los Angeles
20 Freeman Williams SG 6-4 190 May 15, 1956 R Portland 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 19730 3721 7706 .483 3721 7706 .483 1836 2471 .743 1392 2413 3805 1539 703 392 1623 2127 9278
Team/G 240.6 45.4 94.0 .483 45.4 94.0 .483 22.4 30.1 .743 17.0 29.4 46.4 18.8 8.6 4.8 19.8 25.9 113.1
Lg Rank 17 8 5 12 8 5 12 7 4 15 1 14 6 22 14 16 12 16 6
Year/Year -0.4% 9.0% 5.2% +0.017 9.0% 5.2% +0.017 1.5% 6.8% -0.038 28.5% -4.9% 5.1% -22.1% 8.2% 19.9% 3.0% 5.5% 7.5%
Opponent 82 19730 3832 7801 .491 3832 7801 .491 1760 2295 .767 1294 2322 3616 1896 747 350 1517 2064 9424
Opponent/G 240.6 46.7 95.1 .491 46.7 95.1 .491 21.5 28.0 .767 15.8 28.3 44.1 23.1 9.1 4.3 18.5 25.2 114.9
Lg Rank 17 20 18 16 20 18 16 14 11 21 18 2 6 2 12 1 18 11 22
Year/Year -0.4% 5.8% 2.5% +0.015 5.8% 2.5% +0.015 3.8% 2.0% +0.014 9.8% -10.2% -4.0% -11.3% 3.5% -6.7% 2.8% 3.0% 5.4%

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 37 45 -1.78 0.02 -1.76 106.2 107.9 106.3 .321 .483 15.6 37.5 .238 .491 14.7 65.1 .226 San Diego Sports Arena
Lg Rank 15 15 15 10 15 4 22 11 6 12 9 1 10 16 20 20 12

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 Randy Smith 30 82 3111 693 1523 .455 693 1523 .455 292 359 .813 102 193 295 395 177 5 255 177 1678
2 World B. Free 25 78 2954 795 1653 .481 795 1653 .481 654 865 .756 127 174 301 340 111 35 297 253 2244
3 Kermit Washington 27 82 2764 350 623 .562 350 623 .562 227 330 .688 296 504 800 125 85 121 185 317 927
4 Nick Weatherspoon 28 82 2642 479 998 .480 479 998 .480 176 238 .739 179 275 454 135 80 37 184 287 1134
5 Sidney Wicks 29 79 2022 312 676 .462 312 676 .462 147 226 .650 159 246 405 126 70 36 180 274 771
6 Swen Nater 29 79 2006 357 627 .569 357 627 .569 132 165 .800 218 483 701 140 38 29 170 244 846
7 Kevin Kunnert 27 81 1684 234 501 .467 234 501 .467 56 85 .659 202 367 569 113 45 118 141 309 524
8 Freeman Williams 22 72 1195 335 683 .490 335 683 .490 76 98 .776 48 50 98 83 42 2 99 88 746
9 Bob Bigelow 25 29 413 36 90 .400 36 90 .400 13 21 .619 15 31 46 25 12 2 18 37 85
10 Connie Norman 25 22 323 71 165 .430 71 165 .430 19 23 .826 13 19 32 24 10 3 22 35 161
11 Brian Taylor 27 20 212 30 83 .361 30 83 .361 16 18 .889 13 13 26 20 24 0 17 34 76
12 John Olive 23 34 189 13 40 .325 13 40 .325 18 23 .783 3 16 19 3 4 0 13 32 44
13 Jerome Whitehead 22 31 152 15 34 .441 15 34 .441 8 18 .444 16 34 50 7 3 4 11 29 38
14 Stan Pietkiewicz 22 4 32 1 8 .125 1 8 .125 2 2 1.000 0 6 6 3 1 0 1 5 4
15 Scott Lloyd 26 5 31 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 1 2 3 0 1 0 8 6 0

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 World B. Free 25 78 37.9 10.2 21.2 .481 10.2 21.2 .481 8.4 11.1 .756 1.6 2.2 3.9 4.4 1.4 0.4 3.8 3.2 28.8
2 Randy Smith 30 82 37.9 8.5 18.6 .455 8.5 18.6 .455 3.6 4.4 .813 1.2 2.4 3.6 4.8 2.2 0.1 3.1 2.2 20.5
3 Kermit Washington 27 82 33.7 4.3 7.6 .562 4.3 7.6 .562 2.8 4.0 .688 3.6 6.1 9.8 1.5 1.0 1.5 2.3 3.9 11.3
4 Nick Weatherspoon 28 82 32.2 5.8 12.2 .480 5.8 12.2 .480 2.1 2.9 .739 2.2 3.4 5.5 1.6 1.0 0.5 2.2 3.5 13.8
5 Sidney Wicks 29 79 25.6 3.9 8.6 .462 3.9 8.6 .462 1.9 2.9 .650 2.0 3.1 5.1 1.6 0.9 0.5 2.3 3.5 9.8
6 Swen Nater 29 79 25.4 4.5 7.9 .569 4.5 7.9 .569 1.7 2.1 .800 2.8 6.1 8.9 1.8 0.5 0.4 2.2 3.1 10.7
7 Kevin Kunnert 27 81 20.8 2.9 6.2 .467 2.9 6.2 .467 0.7 1.0 .659 2.5 4.5 7.0 1.4 0.6 1.5 1.7 3.8 6.5
8 Freeman Williams 22 72 16.6 4.7 9.5 .490 4.7 9.5 .490 1.1 1.4 .776 0.7 0.7 1.4 1.2 0.6 0.0 1.4 1.2 10.4
9 Connie Norman 25 22 14.7 3.2 7.5 .430 3.2 7.5 .430 0.9 1.0 .826 0.6 0.9 1.5 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.0 1.6 7.3
10 Bob Bigelow 25 29 14.2 1.2 3.1 .400 1.2 3.1 .400 0.4 0.7 .619 0.5 1.1 1.6 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.6 1.3 2.9
11 Brian Taylor 27 20 10.6 1.5 4.2 .361 1.5 4.2 .361 0.8 0.9 .889 0.7 0.7 1.3 1.0 1.2 0.0 0.9 1.7 3.8
12 Stan Pietkiewicz 22 4 8.0 0.3 2.0 .125 0.3 2.0 .125 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.0 1.5 1.5 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.3 1.3 1.0
13 Scott Lloyd 26 5 6.2 0.0 0.4 .000 0.0 0.4 .000 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 1.6 1.2 0.0
14 John Olive 23 34 5.6 0.4 1.2 .325 0.4 1.2 .325 0.5 0.7 .783 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.9 1.3
15 Jerome Whitehead 22 31 4.9 0.5 1.1 .441 0.5 1.1 .441 0.3 0.6 .444 0.5 1.1 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.9 1.2

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 Randy Smith 30 82 3111 8.0 17.6 .455 8.0 17.6 .455 3.4 4.2 .813 1.2 2.2 3.4 4.6 2.0 0.1 3.0 2.0 19.4
2 World B. Free 25 78 2954 9.7 20.1 .481 9.7 20.1 .481 8.0 10.5 .756 1.5 2.1 3.7 4.1 1.4 0.4 3.6 3.1 27.3
3 Kermit Washington 27 82 2764 4.6 8.1 .562 4.6 8.1 .562 3.0 4.3 .688 3.9 6.6 10.4 1.6 1.1 1.6 2.4 4.1 12.1
4 Nick Weatherspoon 28 82 2642 6.5 13.6 .480 6.5 13.6 .480 2.4 3.2 .739 2.4 3.7 6.2 1.8 1.1 0.5 2.5 3.9 15.5
5 Sidney Wicks 29 79 2022 5.6 12.0 .462 5.6 12.0 .462 2.6 4.0 .650 2.8 4.4 7.2 2.2 1.2 0.6 3.2 4.9 13.7
6 Swen Nater 29 79 2006 6.4 11.3 .569 6.4 11.3 .569 2.4 3.0 .800 3.9 8.7 12.6 2.5 0.7 0.5 3.1 4.4 15.2
7 Kevin Kunnert 27 81 1684 5.0 10.7 .467 5.0 10.7 .467 1.2 1.8 .659 4.3 7.8 12.2 2.4 1.0 2.5 3.0 6.6 11.2
8 Freeman Williams 22 72 1195 10.1 20.6 .490 10.1 20.6 .490 2.3 3.0 .776 1.4 1.5 3.0 2.5 1.3 0.1 3.0 2.7 22.5
9 Bob Bigelow 25 29 413 3.1 7.8 .400 3.1 7.8 .400 1.1 1.8 .619 1.3 2.7 4.0 2.2 1.0 0.2 1.6 3.2 7.4
10 Connie Norman 25 22 323 7.9 18.4 .430 7.9 18.4 .430 2.1 2.6 .826 1.4 2.1 3.6 2.7 1.1 0.3 2.5 3.9 17.9
11 Brian Taylor 27 20 212 5.1 14.1 .361 5.1 14.1 .361 2.7 3.1 .889 2.2 2.2 4.4 3.4 4.1 0.0 2.9 5.8 12.9
12 John Olive 23 34 189 2.5 7.6 .325 2.5 7.6 .325 3.4 4.4 .783 0.6 3.0 3.6 0.6 0.8 0.0 2.5 6.1 8.4
13 Jerome Whitehead 22 31 152 3.6 8.1 .441 3.6 8.1 .441 1.9 4.3 .444 3.8 8.1 11.8 1.7 0.7 0.9 2.6 6.9 9.0
14 Stan Pietkiewicz 22 4 32 1.1 9.0 .125 1.1 9.0 .125 2.3 2.3 1.000 0.0 6.8 6.8 3.4 1.1 0.0 1.1 5.6 4.5
15 Scott Lloyd 26 5 31 0.0 2.3 .000 0.0 2.3 .000 0.0 0.0 1.2 2.3 3.5 0.0 1.2 0.0 9.3 7.0 0.0

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 Randy Smith 30 82 3111 10.1 22.1 .455 10.1 22.1 .455 4.2 5.2 .813 1.5 2.8 4.3 5.7 2.6 0.1 3.7 2.6 24.4
2 World B. Free 25 78 2954 12.2 25.3 .481 12.2 25.3 .481 10.0 13.2 .756 1.9 2.7 4.6 5.2 1.7 0.5 4.5 3.9 34.3
3 Kermit Washington 27 82 2764 5.7 10.2 .562 5.7 10.2 .562 3.7 5.4 .688 4.8 8.2 13.1 2.0 1.4 2.0 3.0 5.2 15.1
4 Nick Weatherspoon 28 82 2642 8.2 17.1 .480 8.2 17.1 .480 3.0 4.1 .739 3.1 4.7 7.8 2.3 1.4 0.6 3.1 4.9 19.4
5 Sidney Wicks 29 79 2022 7.0 15.1 .462 7.0 15.1 .462 3.3 5.0 .650 3.6 5.5 9.0 2.8 1.6 0.8 4.0 6.1 17.2
6 Swen Nater 29 79 2006 8.0 14.1 .569 8.0 14.1 .569 3.0 3.7 .800 4.9 10.9 15.8 3.2 0.9 0.7 3.8 5.5 19.0
7 Kevin Kunnert 27 81 1684 6.3 13.4 .467 6.3 13.4 .467 1.5 2.3 .659 5.4 9.8 15.3 3.0 1.2 3.2 3.8 8.3 14.1
8 Freeman Williams 22 72 1195 12.7 25.8 .490 12.7 25.8 .490 2.9 3.7 .776 1.8 1.9 3.7 3.1 1.6 0.1 3.7 3.3 28.2
9 Bob Bigelow 25 29 413 3.9 9.8 .400 3.9 9.8 .400 1.4 2.3 .619 1.6 3.4 5.0 2.7 1.3 0.2 2.0 4.0 9.3
10 Connie Norman 25 22 323 9.9 23.1 .430 9.9 23.1 .430 2.7 3.2 .826 1.8 2.7 4.5 3.4 1.4 0.4 3.1 4.9 22.5
11 Brian Taylor 27 20 212 6.4 17.7 .361 6.4 17.7 .361 3.4 3.8 .889 2.8 2.8 5.5 4.3 5.1 0.0 3.6 7.2 16.2
12 John Olive 23 34 189 3.1 9.6 .325 3.1 9.6 .325 4.3 5.5 .783 0.7 3.8 4.5 0.7 1.0 0.0 3.1 7.6 10.5
13 Jerome Whitehead 22 31 152 4.5 10.1 .441 4.5 10.1 .441 2.4 5.3 .444 4.8 10.1 14.9 2.1 0.9 1.2 3.3 8.6 11.3
14 Stan Pietkiewicz 22 4 32 1.4 11.3 .125 1.4 11.3 .125 2.8 2.8 1.000 0.0 8.5 8.5 4.2 1.4 0.0 1.4 7.1 5.6
15 Scott Lloyd 26 5 31 0.0 2.9 .000 0.0 2.9 .000 0.0 0.0 1.5 2.9 4.4 0.0 1.5 0.0 11.7 8.7 0.0

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 Randy Smith 30 82 3111 16.6 .499 .455 .236 3.5 6.6 5.0 17.6 2.6 0.1 13.2 23.6 106 109 4.5 1.3 5.8 .089
2 World B. Free 25 78 2954 22.1 .552 .481 .523 4.6 6.3 5.4 17.1 1.7 0.6 12.7 29.9 113 110 9.4 0.7 10.1 .164
3 Kermit Washington 27 82 2764 15.0 .603 .562 .530 11.4 19.4 15.4 5.5 1.4 2.2 19.4 13.1 115 106 4.6 2.3 6.9 .120
4 Nick Weatherspoon 28 82 2642 12.7 .514 .480 .238 7.2 11.1 9.1 6.7 1.4 0.7 14.3 18.5 105 109 2.8 1.0 3.7 .068
5 Sidney Wicks 29 79 2022 11.1 .497 .462 .334 8.4 13.0 10.7 7.9 1.6 0.9 18.8 17.9 98 108 0.5 1.0 1.5 .037
6 Swen Nater 29 79 2006 16.9 .605 .569 .263 11.5 25.6 18.6 9.1 0.9 0.7 19.5 16.4 114 106 3.9 1.6 5.5 .133
7 Kevin Kunnert 27 81 1684 12.8 .487 .467 .170 12.7 23.2 18.0 8.3 1.2 3.5 20.8 15.3 99 104 0.5 1.8 2.3 .066
8 Freeman Williams 22 72 1195 16.1 .514 .490 .143 4.3 4.5 4.4 10.5 1.6 0.1 12.0 26.2 105 111 1.7 0.1 1.8 .072
9 Bob Bigelow 25 29 413 6.0 .428 .400 .233 3.9 8.0 5.9 7.1 1.3 0.2 15.4 10.8 94 111 0.0 0.1 0.0 .003
10 Connie Norman 25 22 323 11.9 .460 .430 .139 4.3 6.3 5.3 10.3 1.4 0.5 11.2 23.1 99 111 0.2 0.1 0.2 .032
11 Brian Taylor 27 20 212 11.1 .418 .361 .217 6.5 6.5 6.5 11.8 5.1 0.0 15.8 19.3 92 104 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .032
12 John Olive 23 34 189 2.0 .439 .325 .575 1.7 9.0 5.3 1.8 1.0 0.0 20.6 12.7 83 111 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.038
13 Jerome Whitehead 22 31 152 8.4 .453 .441 .529 11.2 23.8 17.5 5.5 0.9 1.3 20.8 13.2 93 106 0.0 0.1 0.1 .026
14 Stan Pietkiewicz 22 4 32 1.6 .225 .125 .250 0.0 20.0 10.0 10.3 1.4 0.0 10.1 11.7 66 107 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.060
15 Scott Lloyd 26 5 31 -13.2 .000 .000 .000 3.4 6.9 5.1 0.0 1.5 0.0 80.0 12.2 5 111 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.363