Otis Birdsong GF

Current Team: N/A

Born: Dec 9, 1955 (60 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% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1977-78 KCK 73 - 25.7 6.44 13.08 .492 - - - 2.96 4.25 .697 0.96 1.44 2.40 2.38 1.01 0.16 2.45 1.99 15.84
1978-79 KCK 82 - 34.6 9.04 17.76 .509 - - - 3.61 4.98 .725 2.15 2.17 4.32 3.43 1.52 0.21 3.11 2.44 21.68
1979-80 KCK 82 - 35.2 9.52 18.85 .505 0.12 0.44 .278 3.49 5.02 .694 2.07 1.96 4.04 2.46 1.66 0.27 2.76 2.18 22.66
1980-81 KCK 71 - 36.5 10.00 18.39 .544 0.14 0.49 .286 4.46 6.41 .697 1.68 1.96 3.63 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 0.81 1.81 2.62 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 0.85 1.56 2.42 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 1.07 1.39 2.46 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 1.07 1.57 2.64 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 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 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 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 0.31 0.69 1.00 0.69 0.23 0.08 0.77 0.92 2.85
CAREER   696 317 31.1 7.68 15.18 .506 0.09 0.33 .274 2.59 3.95 .655 1.32 1.66 2.98 3.25 1.23 0.21 2.56 2.14 18.03

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1977-78 KCK 73 - 1878 470 955 .492 - - - 216 310 .697 70 105 175 174 74 12 179 145 1156
1978-79 KCK 82 - 2839 741 1456 .509 - - - 296 408 .725 176 178 354 281 125 17 255 200 1778
1979-80 KCK 82 - 2885 781 1546 .505 10 36 .278 286 412 .694 170 161 331 202 136 22 226 179 1858
1980-81 KCK 71 - 2593 710 1306 .544 10 35 .286 317 455 .697 119 139 258 233 93 18 172 173 1747
1981-82 NJN 37 22 1025 225 480 .469 0 10 .000 74 127 .583 30 67 97 124 30 5 74 64 524
1982-83 NJN 62 54 1885 426 834 .511 2 6 .333 82 145 .566 53 97 150 239 85 16 155 114 936
1983-84 NJN 69 57 2168 583 1147 .508 5 20 .250 194 319 .608 74 96 170 266 86 17 180 170 1365
1984-85 NJN 56 45 1842 495 968 .511 4 21 .190 161 259 .622 60 88 148 232 84 7 145 117 1155
1985-86 NJN 77 74 2395 543 1057 .514 8 22 .364 122 210 .581 88 114 202 261 85 17 228 176 1216
1986-87 NJN 7 6 127 19 42 .452 0 1 .000 6 9 .667 3 4 7 17 3 0 16 9 44
1987-88 NJN 67 59 1882 337 736 .458 9 25 .360 47 92 .511 73 94 167 222 54 11 143 129 730
1988-89 BOS 13 0 108 18 36 .500 1 3 .333 0 2 .000 4 9 13 9 3 1 10 12 37
CAREER   696 317 21627 5348 10563 .506 49 179 .274 1801 2748 .655 920 1152 2072 2260 858 143 1783 1488 12546

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 .179 1.20 0.51 0.32 28 45 .384 3.30 0.90 4.20
1978-79 KCK 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 1.41 0.62 0.28 48 34 .585 5.90 2.90 8.80
1979-80 KCK 82 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .274 1.13 0.76 0.27 47 35 .573 4.90 3.70 8.60
1980-81 KCK 71 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .264 1.35 0.54 0.35 32 39 .451 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 .432 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 .613 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 .536 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 .464 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 .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 .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 .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 .462 -0.17 0.01 -0.16
CAREER   696 317 2 0 3 0 0 0 .214 1.52 0.58 0.26 330 366 .474 28.92 18.99 47.91

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 - .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 17.26
1978-79 KCK 82 - .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 18.45
1979-80 KCK 82 - .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 18.48
1980-81 KCK 71 - .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 20.41
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 13.37
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 15.09
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 17.37
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 18.06
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 13.36
1986-87 NJN 7 6 .479 .452 2.49 3.54 3.00 20.66 16.38 1.13 - 17.42 111.90 1.83 1.05 95.7 114.4 7.75
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 10.38
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 6.81
CAREER   696 317 .533 .509 4.65 5.98 5.31 16.02 11.22 1.84 0.38 24.45 143.54 0.09 1.19 106.7 107.1 16.52

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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 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.
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.
Mar 29, 1989 - Otis Birdsong signed a contract with the Boston Celtics.
Apr 9, 1989 - Otis Birdsong signed a contract with the Boston Celtics.
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% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1978-79 KCK 5 - 33.6 7.80 15.20 .513 - - - 5.40 7.60 .711 1.60 2.00 3.60 1.80 2.00 0.00 2.60 2.00 21.00
1979-80 KCK 3 - 37.3 10.00 20.67 .484 0.00 1.00 .000 2.00 4.67 .429 3.67 4.00 7.67 2.33 1.33 0.00 1.67 2.00 22.00
1980-81 KCK 8 - 29.2 7.00 12.25 .571 0.12 0.12 1.000 1.38 2.25 .611 1.00 1.62 2.62 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 0.50 0.50 1.00 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 0.64 1.73 2.36 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 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 0.00 0.67 0.67 0.33 0.33 0.33 1.00 1.00 0.67
CAREER   35 4 31.1 6.63 13.80 .480 0.03 0.37 .091 2.31 3.97 .583 1.14 1.83 2.97 2.97 1.60 0.14 2.54 2.03 15.60

NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1978-79 KCK 5 - 168 39 76 .513 - - - 27 38 .711 8 10 18 9 10 0 13 10 105
1979-80 KCK 3 - 112 30 62 .484 0 3 .000 6 14 .429 11 12 23 7 4 0 5 6 66
1980-81 KCK 8 - 234 56 98 .571 1 1 1.000 11 18 .611 8 13 21 27 12 0 13 20 124
1982-83 NJN 2 0 37 6 16 .375 0 1 .000 1 2 .500 1 1 2 9 3 0 3 1 13
1983-84 NJN 11 0 387 71 171 .415 0 1 .000 25 48 .521 7 19 26 41 20 1 38 22 167
1985-86 NJN 3 3 132 29 55 .527 0 3 .000 11 19 .579 5 7 12 10 6 3 14 9 69
1988-89 BOS 3 1 20 1 5 .200 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 0 2 2 1 1 1 3 3 2
CAREER   35 4 1090 232 483 .480 1 11 .091 81 139 .583 40 64 104 104 56 5 89 71 546

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 KCK 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 0.90 1.00 0.50 1 4 .200 0.40 0.20 0.70
1979-80 KCK 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 1.17 0.67 0.23 1 2 .333 0.10 0.10 0.20
1980-81 KCK 8 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 1.35 0.60 0.18 3 5 .375 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 .000 - - -
1983-84 NJN 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 1.86 0.91 0.28 5 6 .455 -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 .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 .000 -0.16 0.03 -0.13
CAREER   35 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 1.46 0.79 0.29 10 25 .286 0.43 1.26 1.69

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 KCK 5 - .566 .513 4.38 6.90 5.49 9.50 9.74 2.65 - 23.00 122.37 -2.36 1.38 113.8 100.4 19.24
1979-80 KCK 3 - .484 .484 9.89 12.34 11.03 10.41 8.09 1.82 - 27.33 91.24 -1.28 1.06 103.4 108.0 18.81
1980-81 KCK 8 - .585 .577 3.96 6.55 5.24 22.21 15.88 2.69 - 24.59 218.25 -0.95 1.27 104.3 103.4 18.86
1982-83 NJN 2 0 .385 .375 2.98 3.28 3.13 34.12 5.59 3.94 - 19.74 87.50 14.27 0.81 104.2 112.8 14.91
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 1.42 0.98 94.1 103.8 10.54
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 -1.83 1.25 107.2 118.1 15.21
1988-89 BOS 3 1 .200 .200 - 11.52 5.81 6.94 37.50 2.64 3.14 17.97 20.00 -12.64 0.40 30.8 105.8 -5.45
CAREER   35 4 .502 .481 3.96 7.02 5.41 16.60 11.54 2.56 0.28 23.87 115.40 -0.16 1.13 100.6 105.3 14.94

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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% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1979 West 1 - 14 4 6 .667 - - - 1 2 .500 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 9
1980 West 1 - 14 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2
1981 West 1 - 12 0 3 .000 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1
1984 East 1 0 12 1 5 .200 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 2
TOTAL   4 0 52 6 16 .375 0 0 .000 2 4 .500 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 1.00 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% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV 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% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV 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