Ralph Sampson C

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jul 7, 1960 (55 years old)

Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 7-4 (224cm)     Weight: 228 (103kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1983 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Houston Rockets

Pre-Draft Team: Virginia (Sr)

High School: Harrisonburg High School [Harrisonburg, Virginia]

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NBA

9 Years Of Service - ROY, 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
1983-84 HOU 82 82 32.8 8.73 16.70 .523 0.01 0.05 .250 3.50 5.29 .661 15.30 3.57 7.56 0.00 1.99 0.85 2.40 4.13 3.59 20.98
1984-85 HOU 82 82 37.6 9.18 18.28 .502 0.00 0.07 .000 3.70 5.46 .676 14.72 2.77 7.63 0.00 2.73 0.99 2.05 3.73 3.98 22.06
1985-86 HOU 79 76 36.3 7.90 16.20 .487 0.03 0.19 .133 3.05 4.76 .641 15.01 3.27 7.86 11.13 3.58 1.25 1.63 3.90 3.61 18.87
1986-87 HOU 43 32 30.8 6.44 13.16 .489 0.00 0.07 .000 2.74 4.40 .624 11.25 2.05 6.56 8.60 2.79 0.93 1.35 3.93 2.93 15.63
1987-88 * All Teams 48 44 34.6 6.23 14.21 .438 0.04 0.23 .182 3.10 4.08 .760 11.32 2.92 6.71 9.62 2.54 0.85 1.83 3.42 3.56 15.60
1987-88 * GOS 29 25 33.0 6.21 14.17 .438 0.00 0.17 .000 2.97 3.83 .775 11.68 2.83 7.17 10.00 2.93 0.83 1.90 3.48 3.76 15.38
1987-88 * HOU 19 19 37.1 6.26 14.26 .439 0.11 0.32 .333 3.32 4.47 .741 10.78 3.05 6.00 9.05 1.95 0.89 1.74 3.32 3.26 15.95
1988-89 GOS 61 36 17.8 2.69 5.98 .449 0.05 0.13 .375 1.02 1.56 .653 5.54 1.72 3.31 5.03 1.26 0.51 1.07 2.79 1.48 6.44
1989-90 SAC 26 7 16.0 1.85 4.96 .372 0.04 0.15 .250 0.46 0.88 .522 2.55 0.42 2.81 3.23 1.08 0.54 0.85 2.54 1.31 4.19
1990-91 SAC 25 4 13.9 1.36 3.72 .366 0.04 0.20 .200 0.20 0.76 .263 3.27 1.64 2.80 4.44 0.68 0.44 0.68 2.16 1.08 2.96
1991-92 WAS 10 0 10.8 0.90 2.90 .310 0.00 0.20 .000 0.40 0.60 .667 2.12 1.10 1.90 3.00 0.40 0.30 0.80 1.40 1.00 2.20
CAREER   456 363 29.8 6.41 13.18 .486 0.02 0.13 .172 2.59 3.92 .661 11.37 2.57 6.22 4.92 2.28 0.86 1.65 3.49 2.99 15.44

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
1983-84 HOU 82 82 2693.0 716 1369 .523 1 4 .250 287 434 .661 1255 293 620 0 163 70 197 339 294 1720
1984-85 HOU 82 82 3086.0 753 1499 .502 0 6 .000 303 448 .676 1207 227 626 0 224 81 168 306 326 1809
1985-86 HOU 79 76 2864.0 624 1280 .487 2 15 .133 241 376 .641 1186 258 621 879 283 99 129 308 285 1491
1986-87 HOU 43 32 1326.0 277 566 .489 0 3 .000 118 189 .624 484 88 282 370 120 40 58 169 126 672
1987-88 * All Teams 48 44 1663.0 299 682 .438 2 11 .182 149 196 .760 544 140 322 462 122 41 88 164 171 749
1987-88 * GOS 29 25 958.0 180 411 .438 0 5 .000 86 111 .775 339 82 208 290 85 24 55 101 109 446
1987-88 * HOU 19 19 705.0 119 271 .439 2 6 .333 63 85 .741 205 58 114 172 37 17 33 63 62 303
1988-89 GOS 61 36 1086.0 164 365 .449 3 8 .375 62 95 .653 338 105 202 307 77 31 65 170 90 393
1989-90 SAC 26 7 417.0 48 129 .372 1 4 .250 12 23 .522 66 11 73 84 28 14 22 66 34 109
1990-91 SAC 25 4 348.0 34 93 .366 1 5 .200 5 19 .263 82 41 70 111 17 11 17 54 27 74
1991-92 WAS 10 0 108.0 9 29 .310 0 2 .000 4 6 .667 21 11 19 30 4 3 8 14 10 22
CAREER   456 363 13591.0 2924 6012 .486 10 58 .172 1181 1786 .661 5182 1174 2835 2243 1038 390 752 1590 1363 7039

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
1983-84 HOU 82 82 44 0 1 2 0 0 .236 0.55 0.24 0.32 29 53 0.000 1.90 4.10 6.00
1984-85 HOU 82 82 33 0 3 1 0 0 .261 0.69 0.25 0.30 48 34 0.000 1.40 4.80 6.20
1985-86 HOU 79 76 53 0 0 3 0 0 .250 0.99 0.35 0.29 49 30 0.620 0.94 3.95 4.89
1986-87 HOU 43 32 16 0 0 1 0 0 .215 0.95 0.32 0.33 21 22 0.488 -0.23 2.32 2.09
1987-88 * All Teams 48 44 18 0 0 0 0 0 .209 0.71 0.24 0.29 21 27 0.438 -1.29 2.48 1.19
1987-88 * GOS 29 25 11 0 0 0 0 0 .209 0.78 0.22 0.27 10 19 0.345 -0.93 1.34 0.41
1987-88 * HOU 19 19 7 0 0 0 0 0 .209 0.60 0.27 0.31 11 8 0.579 -0.36 1.17 0.81
1988-89 GOS 61 36 4 0 0 0 0 0 .088 0.86 0.34 0.26 31 30 0.508 -0.32 1.42 1.11
1989-90 SAC 26 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .074 0.82 0.41 0.18 8 18 0.308 -1.16 0.63 -0.53
1990-91 SAC 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .056 0.63 0.41 0.20 3 22 0.120 -0.80 0.39 -0.41
1991-92 WAS 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .035 0.40 0.30 0.21 1 9 0.100 -0.33 0.18 -0.16
CAREER   456 363 168 0 4 7 0 0 .022 0.76 0.29 0.30 211 245 0.463 -1.85 24.85 23.01

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
1983-84 HOU 82 82 .551 .523 11.75 24.72 18.25 8.93 15.86 1.19 3.98 27.10 143.43 -6.67 1.26 103.6 103.5 20.10
1984-85 HOU 82 82 .533 .502 8.22 22.64 15.44 10.35 16.12 1.24 3.08 25.88 117.87 -5.72 1.21 102.2 103.7 17.40
1985-86 HOU 79 76 .516 .488 9.61 23.71 16.58 13.43 16.47 1.61 2.50 23.66 126.18 -3.32 1.16 101.3 104.7 21.14
1986-87 HOU 43 32 .518 .489 7.43 22.32 15.12 13.26 16.25 1.43 2.49 23.66 111.37 -3.44 1.19 98.7 102.6 15.31
1987-88 * All Teams 48 44 .487 .440 9.10 21.76 15.31 10.61 18.21 1.17 3.09 23.10 138.04 -5.32 1.10 94.1 104.6 13.49
1987-88 * GOS 29 25 .485 .438 9.33 24.00 16.62 12.35 19.16 1.18 3.35 24.14 121.27 -5.33 1.09 93.0 105.3 14.03
1987-88 * HOU 19 19 .491 .443 8.79 18.67 13.53 8.10 16.74 1.17 2.73 21.70 151.36 -5.32 1.12 95.7 103.2 12.75
1988-89 GOS 61 36 .483 .453 9.71 18.88 14.27 9.25 18.12 1.29 3.34 17.41 147.69 -3.36 1.08 96.7 105.8 11.98
1989-90 SAC 26 7 .392 .376 2.84 19.58 11.05 9.48 19.64 1.66 3.08 17.81 114.38 -3.70 0.84 73.5 104.5 5.48
1990-91 SAC 25 4 .365 .371 12.41 23.57 17.70 7.44 21.03 1.61 3.09 16.19 82.87 -4.68 0.80 77.2 107.7 7.36
1991-92 WAS 10 0 .348 .310 10.67 18.98 14.77 5.31 24.02 1.40 4.48 16.52 97.70 -6.80 0.76 70.2 103.6 5.92
CAREER   456 363 .518 .487 9.62 23.26 16.43 11.13 16.70 1.35 3.12 24.26 132.00 -4.83 1.17 98.8 104.2 14.73

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NBA Transactions

Jun 28, 1983 - The Houston Rockets selected Ralph Sampson in Round 1 with Pick 1 in the 1983 NBA Draft.
Aug 27, 1983 - Ralph Sampson signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets.
Aug 1, 1986 - Ralph Sampson signed a veteran extension with the Houston Rockets.
Dec 13, 1987 - Ralph Sampson was acquired by the Golden State Warriors from the Houston Rockets in a trade.
Sep 27, 1989 - Ralph Sampson was acquired by the Sacramento Kings from the Golden State Warriors in a trade.
Oct 24, 1991 - The Sacramento Kings placed the contract of Ralph Sampson on waivers.
Oct 30, 1991 - Ralph Sampson, previously with the Sacramento Kings, became a free agent.
Nov 19, 1991 - Ralph Sampson signed a contract with the Washington Bullets.
Jan 6, 1992 - The Washington Bullets placed the contract of Ralph Sampson on waivers.
Jan 8, 1992 - Ralph Sampson, previously with the Washington Bullets, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA Second Team - 1985
Rookie Of The Year - 1984
All-Rookie First Team - 1984
Rookie Of The Month - Nov. 1983, Dec. 1983, Jan. 1984, Feb. 1984, Mar. 1984

* 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
1984-85 HOU 5 5 38.6 8.60 20.00 .430 0.20 0.20 1.000 3.80 7.40 .514 14.82 5.00 11.60 0.00 1.40 0.40 1.60 4.60 3.40 21.20
1985-86 HOU 20 20 37.0 7.80 15.05 .518 0.05 0.05 1.000 4.30 5.90 .729 17.06 3.30 7.45 10.75 4.00 1.50 1.75 3.95 3.55 19.95
1986-87 HOU 10 10 33.0 7.50 14.60 .514 0.10 0.20 .500 3.50 4.30 .814 11.46 2.70 6.10 8.80 2.10 0.20 1.20 4.70 3.00 18.60
1988-89 GOS 3 1 14.3 3.00 7.33 .409 0.00 1.33 .000 0.67 1.33 .500 3.33 2.00 2.67 4.67 0.33 0.33 0.67 2.67 1.33 6.67
CAREER   33 31 33.8 7.27 14.21 .512 0.06 0.21 .286 3.73 5.00 .745 14.12 3.00 6.61 9.61 3.09 1.00 1.48 4.06 3.18 18.33

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
1984-85 HOU 5 5 193.0 43 100 .430 1 1 1.000 19 37 .514 74 25 58 0 7 2 8 23 17 106
1985-86 HOU 20 20 741.0 156 301 .518 1 1 1.000 86 118 .729 341 66 149 215 80 30 35 79 71 399
1986-87 HOU 10 10 330.0 75 146 .514 1 2 .500 35 43 .814 115 27 61 88 21 2 12 47 30 186
1988-89 GOS 3 1 43.0 9 22 .409 0 4 .000 2 4 .500 10 6 8 14 1 1 2 8 4 20
CAREER   33 31 1114.0 240 469 .512 2 7 .286 123 165 .745 466 99 218 317 102 33 49 134 105 605

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
1984-85 HOU 5 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 .234 0.41 0.12 0.37 2 3 0.000 -0.20 0.50 0.30
1985-86 HOU 20 20 10 1 0 1 0 0 .264 1.13 0.42 0.39 13 7 0.650 0.73 1.40 2.14
1986-87 HOU 10 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 .234 0.70 0.07 0.29 5 5 0.500 0.19 0.48 0.67
1988-89 GOS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .085 0.25 0.25 0.18 0 3 0.000 -0.09 0.01 -0.09
CAREER   33 31 14 1 0 1 0 0 .046 0.97 0.31 0.35 18 15 0.545 1.97 2.32 4.29

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
1984-85 HOU 5 5 .456 .435 11.14 30.05 19.89 5.42 12.76 0.48 2.55 25.73 194.35 -6.37 1.06 95.7 97.2 15.20
1985-86 HOU 20 20 .565 .520 9.56 21.54 15.56 15.28 16.75 1.97 2.73 23.18 224.71 -2.39 1.33 109.3 103.4 20.03
1986-87 HOU 10 10 .564 .517 9.76 20.11 15.17 10.55 15.39 0.30 2.12 25.18 182.77 -4.91 1.27 107.6 108.8 17.08
1988-89 GOS 3 1 .421 .409 12.56 18.60 15.42 3.86 14.41 1.05 2.44 24.39 90.91 -6.89 0.91 86.4 117.8 10.80
CAREER   33 31 .559 .514 9.70 21.28 15.50 13.14 16.24 1.39 2.47 23.15 154.29 -3.26 1.29 107.2 107.4 19.72

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1985, 1986, 1987
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1984
All-Star MVP - 1985
Slam Dunk Contest Participant - 1984

* 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
1986 West 1 1 21.0 7 11 .636 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 7 1 3 4 1 0 0 4 2 16
TOTAL   3 2 66.0 21 33 .636 0 0 .000 7 10 .700 26 5 14 19 2 0 1 13 6 49
AVERAGES   3 2 22.0 7.00 11.00 .636 0.00 0.00 .000 2.33 3.33 .700 8.83 1.67 4.67 6.33 0.67 0.00 0.33 4.33 2.00 16.33

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NCAA

College: Virginia (1983)

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
1979-80 Virginia Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Virginia So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1981-82 Virginia Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1982-83 Virginia 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
1979-80 Virginia Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Virginia So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1981-82 Virginia Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1982-83 Virginia 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
1979-80 Virginia Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Virginia So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1981-82 Virginia Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1982-83 Virginia 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
1979-80 Virginia Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1980-81 Virginia So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1981-82 Virginia Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1982-83 Virginia Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

John R. Wooden Award - 1982, 1983
Naismith College Player of the Year - 1981, 1982, 1983
Adolph Rupp Trophy - 1981, 1982, 1983
Consensus All-American First Team - 1981, 1982, 1983
NABC Player of the Year - 1982, 1983
NABC All-American First Team - 1981, 1982, 1983
AP Player of the Year - 1981, 1982, 1983
AP All-American First Team - 1981, 1982, 1983
Oscar Robertson Trophy (USBWA Player of the Year) - 1981, 1982, 1983
USBWA All-American First Team - 1981, 1982
USBWA All-American Second Team - 1983
Sporting News Player of the Year - 1982
UPI Player of the Year - 1981, 1982, 1983
UPI All-American First Team - 1981, 1982, 1983
ACC Player of the Year (Media) - 1981, 1982, 1983
ACC Freshman of the Year (Media) - 1980
National Invitation Tournament MVP - 1980

High School Basketball

Prep/High School: Harrisonburg High School [Harrisonburg, Virginia]

High School Special Event Stats

Year Event GP Min FGM FGA FG% 3FGM 3FGA 3P% FTM FTA FT% Reb Ast Stl Blk PF TO Pts
1979 McDonalds All-American 1 00:00 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 10 0 0 0