Otis Birdsong GF

Current Team: N/A

Born: Dec 9, 1955 (59 years old)

Birthplace: Winter Haven, Florida (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-3 (191cm)     Weight: 190 (86kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1977 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 2, Kansas City Kings

Pre-Draft Team: Houston (Sr)

High School: Winter Haven High School [Winter Haven, Florida]

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NBA

12 Years Of Service - 4x All-Star

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
1977-78 KCK 73 0 25.7 6.44 13.08 .492 0.00 0.00 .000 2.96 4.25 .697 6.82 0.96 1.44 0.00 2.38 1.01 0.16 2.45 1.99 15.84
1978-79 * All Teams 82 0 34.6 9.04 17.76 .509 0.00 0.00 .000 3.61 4.98 .725 11.44 2.15 2.17 0.00 3.43 1.52 0.21 3.11 2.44 21.68
1978-79 * KCK 82 0 34.6 9.04 17.76 .509 0.00 0.00 .000 3.61 4.98 .725 11.44 2.15 2.17 0.00 3.43 1.52 0.21 3.11 2.44 21.68
1979-80 KCK 82 0 35.2 9.52 18.85 .505 0.12 0.44 .278 3.49 5.02 .694 11.01 2.07 1.96 0.00 2.46 1.66 0.27 2.76 2.18 22.66
1980-81 KCK 71 0 36.5 10.00 18.39 .544 0.14 0.49 .286 4.46 6.41 .697 12.75 1.68 1.96 0.00 3.28 1.31 0.25 2.42 2.44 24.61
1981-82 NJN 37 22 27.7 6.08 12.97 .469 0.00 0.27 .000 2.00 3.43 .583 6.88 0.81 1.81 0.00 3.35 0.81 0.14 2.00 1.73 14.16
1982-83 NJN 62 54 30.4 6.87 13.45 .511 0.03 0.10 .333 1.32 2.34 .566 8.55 0.85 1.56 0.00 3.85 1.37 0.26 2.50 1.84 15.10
1983-84 NJN 69 57 31.4 8.45 16.62 .508 0.07 0.29 .250 2.81 4.62 .608 9.28 1.07 1.39 0.00 3.86 1.25 0.25 2.61 2.46 19.78
1984-85 NJN 56 45 32.9 8.84 17.29 .511 0.07 0.38 .190 2.88 4.62 .622 10.56 1.07 1.57 0.00 4.14 1.50 0.12 2.59 2.09 20.62
1985-86 NJN 77 74 31.1 7.05 13.73 .514 0.10 0.29 .364 1.58 2.73 .581 7.68 1.14 1.48 2.62 3.39 1.10 0.22 2.96 2.29 15.79
1986-87 NJN 7 6 18.1 2.71 6.00 .452 0.00 0.14 .000 0.86 1.29 .667 2.59 0.43 0.57 1.00 2.43 0.43 0.00 2.29 1.29 6.29
1987-88 NJN 67 59 28.1 5.03 10.99 .458 0.13 0.37 .360 0.70 1.37 .511 5.57 1.09 1.40 2.49 3.31 0.81 0.16 2.13 1.93 10.90
1988-89 BOS 13 0 8.3 1.38 2.77 .500 0.08 0.23 .333 0.00 0.15 .000 1.23 0.31 0.69 1.00 0.69 0.23 0.08 0.77 0.92 2.85
CAREER   468 196 32.0 7.97 15.65 .509 0.09 0.30 .303 2.71 4.07 .665 9.37 1.51 1.70 0.83 3.19 1.25 0.22 2.63 2.24 18.75

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
1977-78 KCK 73 0 1878.0 470 955 .492 0 0 .000 216 310 .697 498 70 105 0 174 74 12 179 145 1156
1978-79 * All Teams 82 0 2839.0 741 1456 .509 0 0 .000 296 408 .725 938 176 178 0 281 125 17 255 200 1778
1978-79 * KCK 82 0 2839.0 741 1456 .509 0 0 .000 296 408 .725 938 176 178 0 281 125 17 255 200 1778
1979-80 KCK 82 0 2885.0 781 1546 .505 10 36 .278 286 412 .694 903 170 161 0 202 136 22 226 179 1858
1980-81 KCK 71 0 2593.0 710 1306 .544 10 35 .286 317 455 .697 905 119 139 0 233 93 18 172 173 1747
1981-82 NJN 37 22 1025.0 225 480 .469 0 10 .000 74 127 .583 255 30 67 0 124 30 5 74 64 524
1982-83 NJN 62 54 1885.0 426 834 .511 2 6 .333 82 145 .566 530 53 97 0 239 85 16 155 114 936
1983-84 NJN 69 57 2168.0 583 1147 .508 5 20 .250 194 319 .608 640 74 96 0 266 86 17 180 170 1365
1984-85 NJN 56 45 1842.0 495 968 .511 4 21 .190 161 259 .622 591 60 88 0 232 84 7 145 117 1155
1985-86 NJN 77 74 2395.0 543 1057 .514 8 22 .364 122 210 .581 591 88 114 202 261 85 17 228 176 1216
1986-87 NJN 7 6 127.0 19 42 .452 0 1 .000 6 9 .667 18 3 4 7 17 3 0 16 9 44
1987-88 NJN 67 59 1882.0 337 736 .458 9 25 .360 47 92 .511 374 73 94 167 222 54 11 143 129 730
1988-89 BOS 13 0 108.0 18 36 .500 1 3 .333 0 2 .000 16 4 9 13 9 3 1 10 12 37
CAREER   468 196 14997.0 3732 7326 .509 43 142 .303 1268 1907 .665 4385 707 795 389 1491 585 103 1230 1048 8775

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1977-78 KCK 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 1.20 0.51 0.32 28 45 0.000 3.30 0.90 4.20
1978-79 * All Teams 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 1.41 0.62 0.28 48 34 0.000 5.90 2.90 8.80
1978-79 * KCK 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 1.41 0.62 0.28 48 34 0.000 5.90 2.90 8.80
1979-80 KCK 82 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .274 1.13 0.76 0.27 47 35 0.000 4.90 3.70 8.60
1980-81 KCK 71 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .264 1.35 0.54 0.35 32 39 0.000 6.20 2.00 8.20
1981-82 NJN 37 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 1.94 0.47 0.26 16 21 0.000 0.50 1.10 1.60
1982-83 NJN 62 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 2.10 0.75 0.17 38 24 0.000 2.60 2.60 5.20
1983-84 NJN 69 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 1.56 0.51 0.28 37 32 0.000 2.40 2.10 4.50
1984-85 NJN 56 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 .199 1.98 0.72 0.27 26 30 0.000 2.80 1.40 4.20
1985-86 NJN 77 74 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 1.48 0.48 0.20 37 40 0.481 1.48 1.62 3.11
1986-87 NJN 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .132 1.89 0.33 0.21 0 7 0.000 -0.06 0.04 -0.01
1987-88 NJN 67 59 1 0 0 0 0 0 .211 1.72 0.42 0.12 15 52 0.224 -0.95 0.62 -0.33
1988-89 BOS 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .047 0.75 0.25 0.06 6 7 0.462 -0.17 0.01 -0.16
CAREER   468 196 2 0 2 0 0 0 .008 1.42 0.56 0.26 222 246 0.474 32.42 20.15 52.57

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1977-78 KCK 73 0 .530 .492 3.80 5.74 4.76 14.09 11.73 1.75 0.34 25.07 118.89 -1.52 1.21 104.3 105.1 17.10
1978-79 * All Teams 82 0 .544 .509 6.59 6.99 6.78 14.41 10.90 1.98 0.34 24.86 123.44 -0.44 1.22 109.5 103.9 18.40
1978-79 * KCK 82 0 .544 .509 6.59 6.99 6.78 14.41 10.90 1.98 0.34 24.86 123.44 -0.44 1.22 109.5 103.9 18.40
1979-80 KCK 82 0 .538 .508 6.09 6.19 6.14 11.05 9.39 2.20 0.44 26.39 147.71 -1.53 1.20 108.0 103.0 18.50
1980-81 KCK 71 0 .580 .547 5.13 5.93 5.53 14.33 10.30 1.70 0.40 26.84 152.61 -0.68 1.34 112.6 107.4 20.30
1981-82 NJN 37 22 .489 .469 3.27 7.47 5.35 18.18 10.67 1.36 0.29 23.36 105.14 1.78 1.09 101.7 106.4 13.30
1982-83 NJN 62 54 .521 .512 3.22 5.75 4.50 19.08 11.27 2.07 0.50 21.10 140.96 2.38 1.12 107.6 102.4 15.10
1983-84 NJN 69 57 .530 .510 3.83 5.14 4.48 19.07 11.66 1.85 0.46 26.73 136.64 0.33 1.19 106.4 108.2 16.80
1984-85 NJN 56 45 .534 .513 3.54 5.54 4.50 19.26 9.76 2.17 0.22 26.28 132.35 2.07 1.19 109.2 109.9 18.10
1985-86 NJN 77 74 .529 .518 4.09 5.36 4.72 16.28 13.28 1.65 0.41 22.09 145.83 -0.08 1.15 103.8 110.5 16.82
1986-87 NJN 7 6 .479 .452 2.49 3.54 3.00 20.66 16.38 1.13 0.00 17.42 111.90 1.83 1.05 95.7 114.4 7.87
1987-88 NJN 67 59 .470 .464 4.37 6.01 5.16 18.45 14.25 1.41 0.35 20.43 132.88 1.03 0.99 95.5 114.3 10.32
1988-89 BOS 13 0 .502 .514 4.26 9.21 6.78 11.20 24.55 1.31 0.51 18.17 83.33 -5.48 1.03 85.2 116.3 6.99
CAREER   468 196 .537 .512 5.13 5.77 5.45 15.23 11.38 1.82 0.38 24.49 147.72 -0.36 1.20 107.0 108.1 18.16

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NBA Transactions

Jun 10, 1977 - The Kansas City Kings selected Otis Birdsong in Round 1 with Pick 2 in the 1977 NBA Draft.
Sep 20, 1977 - Otis Birdsong signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings.
May 1, 1981 - The Kansas City Kings tendered a Qualifying Offer to make Otis Birdsong a Restricted FA.
May 24, 1981 - Otis Birdsong signed a multi-year offer sheet with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Since he is a restricted free agent, the Kansas City Kings can match.
Jun 7, 1981 - The Kansas City Kings matched the offer sheet that Otis Birdsong signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Jul 1, 1981 - Otis Birdsong, previously with the Kansas City Kings, became a free agent.
Jul 1, 1981 - Otis Birdsong signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings.
Jul 2, 1981 - Otis Birdsong was acquired by the New Jersey Nets from the Kansas City Kings in a trade.
Jul 1, 1986 - Otis Birdsong, previously with the New Jersey Nets, became a free agent.
Nov 12, 1986 - Otis Birdsong signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets.
Aug 31, 1988 - The New Jersey Nets placed the contract of Otis Birdsong on waivers.
Sep 2, 1988 - Otis Birdsong, previously with the New Jersey Nets, became a free agent.
Mar 29, 1989 - Otis Birdsong signed a contract with the Boston Celtics.
Apr 8, 1989 - Otis Birdsong, previously with the Boston Celtics, became a free agent.
Apr 9, 1989 - Otis Birdsong signed a contract with the Boston Celtics.
Jul 1, 1989 - Otis Birdsong, previously with the Boston Celtics, became a free agent.
Oct 1, 1990 - The Boston Celtics renounced their free-agent exception rights to Otis Birdsong.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA Second Team - 1981
Player Of The Week - 10/26/1980

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
1978-79 * All Teams 5 0 33.6 7.80 15.20 .513 0.00 0.00 .000 5.40 7.60 .711 10.35 1.60 2.00 0.00 1.80 2.00 0.00 2.60 2.00 21.00
1978-79 * KCK 5 0 33.6 7.80 15.20 .513 0.00 0.00 .000 5.40 7.60 .711 10.35 1.60 2.00 0.00 1.80 2.00 0.00 2.60 2.00 21.00
1979-80 KCK 3 0 37.3 10.00 20.67 .484 0.00 1.00 .000 2.00 4.67 .429 12.25 3.67 4.00 0.00 2.33 1.33 0.00 1.67 2.00 22.00
1980-81 KCK 8 0 29.2 7.00 12.25 .571 0.12 0.12 1.000 1.38 2.25 .611 9.25 1.00 1.62 0.00 3.38 1.50 0.00 1.62 2.50 15.50
1982-83 NJN 2 0 18.5 3.00 8.00 .375 0.00 0.50 .000 0.50 1.00 .500 5.75 0.50 0.50 0.00 4.50 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.50 6.50
1983-84 NJN 11 0 35.2 6.45 15.55 .415 0.00 0.09 .000 2.27 4.36 .521 5.73 0.64 1.73 0.00 3.73 1.82 0.09 3.45 2.00 15.18
1985-86 NJN 3 3 44.0 9.67 18.33 .527 0.00 1.00 .000 3.67 6.33 .579 11.29 1.67 2.33 4.00 3.33 2.00 1.00 4.67 3.00 23.00
1988-89 BOS 3 1 6.7 0.33 1.67 .200 0.00 0.67 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 -0.58 0.00 0.67 0.67 0.33 0.33 0.33 1.00 1.00 0.67
CAREER   14 4 30.9 7.07 14.14 .500 0.00 0.57 .000 3.14 5.07 .620 8.62 1.71 2.21 1.00 1.93 1.50 0.29 2.50 2.00 17.29

NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
1978-79 * All Teams 5 0 168.0 39 76 .513 0 0 .000 27 38 .711 52 8 10 0 9 10 0 13 10 105
1978-79 * KCK 5 0 168.0 39 76 .513 0 0 .000 27 38 .711 52 8 10 0 9 10 0 13 10 105
1979-80 KCK 3 0 112.0 30 62 .484 0 3 .000 6 14 .429 37 11 12 0 7 4 0 5 6 66
1980-81 KCK 8 0 234.0 56 98 .571 1 1 1.000 11 18 .611 74 8 13 0 27 12 0 13 20 124
1982-83 NJN 2 0 37.0 6 16 .375 0 1 .000 1 2 .500 12 1 1 0 9 3 0 3 1 13
1983-84 NJN 11 0 387.0 71 171 .415 0 1 .000 25 48 .521 63 7 19 0 41 20 1 38 22 167
1985-86 NJN 3 3 132.0 29 55 .527 0 3 .000 11 19 .579 34 5 7 12 10 6 3 14 9 69
1988-89 BOS 3 1 20.0 1 5 .200 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 -2 0 2 2 1 1 1 3 3 2
CAREER   14 4 432.0 99 198 .500 0 8 .000 44 71 .620 121 24 31 14 27 21 4 35 28 242

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1978-79 * All Teams 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 0.90 1.00 0.50 1 4 0.000 0.40 0.20 0.70
1978-79 * KCK 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 0.90 1.00 0.50 1 4 0.000 0.40 0.20 0.70
1979-80 KCK 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 1.17 0.67 0.23 1 2 0.000 0.10 0.10 0.20
1980-81 KCK 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 1.35 0.60 0.18 3 5 0.000 0.30 0.30 0.50
1982-83 NJN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 9.00 3.00 0.12 0 2 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00
1983-84 NJN 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 1.86 0.91 0.28 5 6 0.000 -0.30 0.60 0.30
1985-86 NJN 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .331 1.11 0.67 0.35 0 3 0.000 0.09 0.03 0.11
1988-89 BOS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .018 0.33 0.33 0.00 0 3 0.000 -0.15 0.03 -0.12
CAREER   14 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .550 0.96 0.75 0.36 2 12 0.143 1.01 0.14 1.15

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1978-79 * All Teams 5 0 .566 .513 4.38 6.90 5.49 9.50 9.74 2.65 0.00 23.00 122.37 -2.26 1.38 113.8 100.4 19.30
1978-79 * KCK 5 0 .566 .513 4.38 6.90 5.49 9.50 9.74 2.65 0.00 23.00 122.37 -2.26 1.38 113.8 100.4 19.30
1979-80 KCK 3 0 .484 .484 9.89 12.34 11.03 10.41 8.09 1.82 0.00 27.33 91.24 -1.23 1.06 103.4 108.0 19.00
1980-81 KCK 8 0 .585 .577 3.96 6.55 5.24 22.21 15.88 2.69 0.00 24.59 218.25 -0.89 1.27 104.3 103.4 18.80
1982-83 NJN 2 0 .385 .375 2.98 3.28 3.13 34.12 5.59 3.94 0.00 19.74 87.50 13.89 0.81 104.2 112.8 14.40
1983-84 NJN 11 0 .435 .415 1.89 6.04 3.80 17.69 10.27 2.51 0.17 22.49 93.60 1.37 0.98 94.1 103.8 10.10
1985-86 NJN 3 3 .545 .527 4.20 6.88 5.43 12.63 12.44 2.22 1.42 22.48 110.62 -1.78 1.25 107.2 118.1 18.26
1988-89 BOS 3 1 .200 .200 0.00 11.52 5.81 6.94 37.50 2.64 3.14 17.97 20.00 -11.84 0.40 30.8 105.8 -5.91
CAREER   14 4 .528 .500 6.32 8.76 7.50 11.04 10.88 2.47 0.58 25.53 111.97 -2.47 1.22 105.9 113.8 18.38

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection - 1984
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1979, 1980, 1981

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
1979 West 1 0 14.0 4 6 .667 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 6 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 9
TOTAL   4 0 52.0 6 16 .375 0 0 .000 2 4 .500 6 4 2 6 2 3 0 3 3 14
AVERAGES   4 0 13.0 1.50 4.00 .375 0.00 0.00 .000 0.50 1.00 .500 1.62 1.00 0.50 1.50 0.50 0.75 0.00 0.75 0.75 3.50

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NCAA

College: Houston (1977)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
1973-74 Houston Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1974-75 Houston So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-76 Houston Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1976-77 Houston Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Season Stats - Totals

Season School Class GP GS Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% FIC OFF DEF Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
1973-74 Houston Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1974-75 Houston So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-76 Houston Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1976-77 Houston Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season School Class GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1973-74 Houston Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1974-75 Houston So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-76 Houston Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1976-77 Houston Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season School Class GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1973-74 Houston Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1974-75 Houston So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-76 Houston Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1976-77 Houston Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American First Team - 1977
NABC All-American First Team - 1977
AP All-American Second Team - 1977
USBWA All-American First Team - 1977
UPI All-American First Team - 1977