Ron Mercer SG  #1

Current Team: Retired

Born: May 18, 1976 (38 years old)

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-7 (201cm)     Weight: 210 (95kg)

Current NBA Status: Retired (Nov 1, 2005)

Draft Entry: 1997 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 1997 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 6, Boston Celtics

Pre-Draft Team: Kentucky (So)

High School: Oak Hill Academy [Mouth of Wilson, Virginia (United States)]

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NBA

8 Years Of Service

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
1997-98 BOS 80 62 33.3 6.44 14.31 .450 0.04 0.35 .107 2.35 2.80 .839 7.44 1.36 2.14 3.50 2.20 1.56 0.21 2.66 1.65 15.26
1998-99 BOS 41 40 37.8 7.44 17.24 .431 0.12 0.73 .167 2.02 2.56 .790 7.50 0.90 2.88 3.78 2.54 1.63 0.29 1.98 2.17 17.02
1999-00 * All Teams 68 68 35.0 6.76 15.88 .426 0.22 0.71 .312 3.13 3.97 .789 6.91 0.94 2.74 3.68 2.32 1.10 0.34 2.22 2.22 16.88
1999-00 * DEN 37 37 38.1 7.35 16.54 .444 0.41 1.05 .385 3.22 4.08 .788 8.41 0.78 3.32 4.11 2.81 0.89 0.41 2.03 2.35 18.32
1999-00 * ORL 31 31 31.3 6.06 15.10 .402 0.00 0.29 .000 3.03 3.84 .790 5.12 1.13 2.03 3.16 1.74 1.35 0.26 2.45 2.06 15.16
2000-01 CHI 61 61 41.6 8.20 18.38 .446 0.23 0.75 .304 3.08 3.74 .825 9.41 1.18 2.69 3.87 3.30 1.28 0.44 2.43 2.11 19.70
2001-02 * All Teams 53 41 32.4 5.87 14.79 .397 0.34 1.17 .290 1.79 2.25 .798 5.27 0.94 2.42 3.36 2.42 0.60 0.25 2.04 1.66 13.87
2001-02 * CHI 40 40 37.5 7.15 17.93 .399 0.42 1.43 .298 2.10 2.70 .778 6.45 1.10 2.77 3.88 2.95 0.75 0.25 2.15 1.98 16.82
2001-02 * IND 13 1 16.4 1.92 5.15 .373 0.08 0.38 .200 0.85 0.85 1.000 1.64 0.46 1.31 1.77 0.77 0.15 0.23 1.69 0.69 4.77
2002-03 IND 72 3 23.1 3.39 8.29 .409 0.04 0.22 .188 0.90 1.12 .802 3.62 0.44 1.69 2.14 1.56 0.68 0.19 1.71 0.75 7.72
2003-04 SAN 39 0 13.2 2.31 5.41 .427 0.05 0.18 .286 0.33 0.44 .765 1.70 0.26 1.00 1.26 0.56 0.36 0.13 0.95 0.67 5.00
2004-05 NJN 18 3 21.7 3.61 8.78 .411 0.00 0.17 .000 0.39 0.56 .700 3.39 0.50 1.72 2.22 1.11 0.89 0.11 1.11 0.78 7.61
CAREER   432 278 31.0 5.76 13.43 .429 0.14 0.56 .250 1.97 2.44 .808 6.05 0.89 2.22 3.11 2.13 1.06 0.26 2.04 1.58 13.64

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
1997-98 BOS 80 62 2662.0 515 1145 .450 3 28 .107 188 224 .839 595 109 171 280 176 125 17 213 132 1221
1998-99 BOS 41 40 1551.0 305 707 .431 5 30 .167 83 105 .790 307 37 118 155 104 67 12 81 89 698
1999-00 * All Teams 68 68 2377.0 460 1080 .426 15 48 .312 213 270 .789 470 64 186 250 158 75 23 151 151 1148
1999-00 * DEN 37 37 1408.0 272 612 .444 15 39 .385 119 151 .788 311 29 123 152 104 33 15 75 87 678
1999-00 * ORL 31 31 969.0 188 468 .402 0 9 .000 94 119 .790 159 35 63 98 54 42 8 76 64 470
2000-01 CHI 61 61 2535.0 500 1121 .446 14 46 .304 188 228 .825 574 72 164 236 201 78 27 148 129 1202
2001-02 * All Teams 53 41 1715.0 311 784 .397 18 62 .290 95 119 .798 279 50 128 178 128 32 13 108 88 735
2001-02 * CHI 40 40 1502.0 286 717 .399 17 57 .298 84 108 .778 258 44 111 155 118 30 10 86 79 673
2001-02 * IND 13 1 213.0 25 67 .373 1 5 .200 11 11 1.000 21 6 17 23 10 2 3 22 9 62
2002-03 IND 72 3 1660.0 244 597 .409 3 16 .188 65 81 .802 261 32 122 154 112 49 14 123 54 556
2003-04 SAN 39 0 516.0 90 211 .427 2 7 .286 13 17 .765 66 10 39 49 22 14 5 37 26 195
2004-05 NJN 18 3 390.0 65 158 .411 0 3 .000 7 10 .700 61 9 31 40 20 16 2 20 14 137
CAREER   432 278 13406.0 2490 5803 .429 60 240 .250 852 1054 .808 2613 383 959 1342 921 456 113 881 683 5892

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
1997-98 BOS 80 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 1.33 0.95 0.20 35 45 0.438 2.22 2.00 4.22
1998-99 BOS 41 40 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 1.17 0.75 0.15 14 27 0.341 0.04 1.20 1.24
1999-00 * All Teams 68 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 1.05 0.50 0.25 34 34 0.500 0.39 1.75 2.14
1999-00 * DEN 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 1.20 0.38 0.25 17 20 0.459 0.69 0.55 1.24
1999-00 * ORL 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 0.84 0.66 0.25 17 14 0.548 -0.32 1.11 0.78
2000-01 CHI 61 61 2 0 0 0 0 0 .347 1.56 0.60 0.20 10 51 0.164 1.75 0.36 2.11
2001-02 * All Teams 53 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 1.45 0.36 0.15 14 39 0.264 -1.46 0.90 -0.56
2001-02 * CHI 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 1.49 0.38 0.15 8 32 0.200 -1.43 0.94 -0.50
2001-02 * IND 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .080 1.11 0.22 0.16 6 7 0.462 -0.12 0.04 -0.08
2002-03 IND 72 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .139 2.07 0.91 0.14 43 29 0.597 -0.21 1.54 1.33
2003-04 SAN 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .084 0.85 0.54 0.08 24 15 0.615 -0.46 0.80 0.34
2004-05 NJN 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 1.43 1.14 0.06 8 10 0.444 -0.61 0.45 -0.16
CAREER   432 278 3 0 0 0 0 1 .224 1.35 0.67 0.18 182 250 0.421 1.22 10.41 11.63

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
1997-98 BOS 80 62 .491 .451 4.45 8.31 6.21 11.60 9.60 2.42 0.50 22.35 139.62 -0.53 1.07 103.0 107.3 14.14
1998-99 BOS 41 40 .463 .435 2.62 8.85 5.65 12.09 10.57 2.28 0.56 24.46 138.85 -1.24 0.99 94.2 104.3 12.78
1999-00 * All Teams 68 68 .479 .433 2.97 8.69 5.82 11.33 11.19 1.59 0.67 24.62 152.73 -1.88 1.06 96.9 106.5 13.69
1999-00 * DEN 37 37 .500 .457 2.24 9.83 5.97 12.86 11.37 1.19 0.72 23.73 161.71 -1.23 1.11 99.3 109.2 14.30
1999-00 * ORL 31 31 .452 .402 4.04 7.12 5.59 9.28 10.95 2.19 0.59 25.96 119.16 -2.83 1.00 93.5 103.2 12.77
2000-01 CHI 61 61 .492 .452 3.25 7.96 5.52 16.25 9.55 1.66 0.79 24.78 157.49 0.20 1.07 99.4 110.1 14.58
2001-02 * All Teams 53 41 .439 .408 3.33 8.93 6.07 14.87 9.52 1.00 0.57 24.69 148.53 -0.16 0.94 90.2 108.6 10.47
2001-02 * CHI 40 40 .440 .411 3.30 8.88 6.00 16.17 9.37 1.06 0.51 25.64 147.49 -0.02 0.94 89.8 107.8 10.92
2001-02 * IND 13 1 .432 .381 3.37 9.43 6.42 7.99 11.13 0.51 0.99 17.59 157.31 -1.12 0.93 90.8 111.4 6.53
2002-03 IND 72 3 .439 .411 2.22 8.10 5.23 11.55 7.86 1.55 0.61 18.62 139.87 1.24 0.93 94.2 104.4 9.33
2003-04 SAN 39 0 .446 .431 2.12 8.27 5.20 8.02 10.63 1.46 0.70 21.75 147.70 -2.21 0.92 87.8 99.0 9.07
2004-05 NJN 18 3 .422 .411 2.65 9.97 6.15 10.13 7.94 2.18 0.41 21.13 111.14 -0.17 0.87 84.7 105.1 9.56
CAREER   432 278 .470 .434 3.19 8.40 5.73 12.60 9.83 1.78 0.62 23.23 148.74 -0.51 1.02 96.4 106.1 12.61

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NBA Transactions

Jun 25, 1997 - The Boston Celtics selected Ron Mercer in Round 1 with Pick 6 in the 1997 NBA Draft.
Sep 4, 1997 - Ron Mercer signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics.
Aug 3, 1999 - Ron Mercer was acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Boston Celtics in a trade.
Feb 1, 2000 - Ron Mercer was acquired by the Orlando Magic from the Denver Nuggets in a trade.
Jul 1, 2000 - Ron Mercer, previously with the Orlando Magic, became a free agent.
Aug 2, 2000 - Ron Mercer signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls.
Aug 3, 2000 - The Orlando Magic renounced their free-agent exception rights to Ron Mercer.
Feb 19, 2002 - Ron Mercer was acquired by the Indiana Pacers from the Chicago Bulls in a trade.
Jul 24, 2003 - Ron Mercer was acquired by the San Antonio Spurs from the Indiana Pacers in a trade.
Feb 27, 2004 - The San Antonio Spurs placed the contract of Ron Mercer on waivers.
Mar 2, 2004 - Ron Mercer, previously with the San Antonio Spurs, became a free agent.
Aug 12, 2004 - Ron Mercer signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets.
Jun 30, 2005 - Ron Mercer exercised a Player Option to extend his contract.
Aug 17, 2005 - Ron Mercer, previously with the New Jersey Nets, became a free agent.
Nov 1, 2005 - Ron Mercer retired from professional basketball.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-Rookie First Team - 1998

* 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
2001-02 IND 5 0 23.4 3.60 7.20 .500 0.00 0.00 .000 0.60 0.80 .750 3.30 0.00 2.00 2.00 0.80 0.20 0.20 1.80 0.60 7.80
2002-03 IND 6 0 22.5 2.67 8.17 .327 0.00 0.00 .000 1.17 1.33 .875 2.17 0.33 1.83 2.17 1.17 1.00 0.17 1.83 0.83 6.50
CAREER   11 0 22.9 3.09 7.73 .400 0.00 0.00 .000 0.91 1.09 .833 2.68 0.18 1.91 2.09 1.00 0.64 0.18 1.82 0.73 7.09

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
2001-02 IND 5 0 117.0 18 36 .500 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 16 0 10 10 4 1 1 9 3 39
2002-03 IND 6 0 135.0 16 49 .327 0 0 .000 7 8 .875 13 2 11 13 7 6 1 11 5 39
CAREER   11 0 252.0 34 85 .400 0 0 .000 10 12 .833 30 2 21 23 11 7 2 20 8 78

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
2001-02 IND 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .126 1.33 0.33 0.11 2 3 0.400 0.04 0.14 0.18
2002-03 IND 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .127 1.40 1.20 0.16 2 4 0.333 -0.25 0.08 -0.17
CAREER   11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .127 1.38 0.88 0.14 4 7 0.364 -0.21 0.22 0.01

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
2001-02 IND 5 0 .516 .500 0.00 9.58 5.11 6.31 7.36 0.45 0.60 16.73 125.00 -0.28 1.08 98.5 101.9 9.97
2002-03 IND 6 0 .371 .327 1.61 9.36 5.38 10.39 8.69 2.41 0.67 19.67 120.15 -0.25 0.80 80.6 109.0 6.36
CAREER   11 0 .432 .400 0.93 9.47 5.26 8.41 8.14 1.48 0.64 18.33 123.33 -0.27 0.92 88.1 105.8 8.04

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Rising Stars Challenge Participant - 1998

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Rising Stars Challenge 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
1998 East 1 1 22.0 4 10 .400 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 2 2 2 4 2 0 0 1 3 8
TOTAL   1 1 22.0 4 10 .400 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 2 2 2 4 2 0 0 1 3 8
AVERAGES   1 1 22.0 4.00 10.00 .400 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 2.50 2.00 2.00 4.00 2.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 3.00 8.00

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NBA Training Camp Experience

1997 NBA Training Camp - Boston Celtics
1998 NBA Training Camp - Boston Celtics
1999 NBA Training Camp - Denver Nuggets
2000 NBA Training Camp - Chicago Bulls
2001 NBA Training Camp - Chicago Bulls
2002 NBA Training Camp - Indiana Pacers
2003 NBA Training Camp - San Antonio Spurs
2004 NBA Training Camp - New Jersey Nets

NCAA

College: Kentucky (1997)

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
1995-96 Kentucky Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1996-97 Kentucky So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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
1995-96 Kentucky Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1996-97 Kentucky So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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
1995-96 Kentucky Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1996-97 Kentucky So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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
1995-96 Kentucky Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1996-97 Kentucky So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American First Team - 1997
NABC All-American First Team - 1997
AP All-American First Team - 1997
USBWA All-American First Team - 1997
SEC Player of the Year (Coaches) - 1997
SEC Player of the Year (AP) - 1997
SEC Tournament MVP - 1997
SEC All-Tournament Team - 1997
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1996, 1997
Great Alaska Shootout Most Outstanding Player - 1997

High School Basketball

Prep/High School: Oak Hill Academy [Mouth of Wilson, Virginia (United States)]

Prep/High School Awards & Honors

Naismith Prep Player of the Year - 1995
Parade All-American First Team - 1994, 1995
USA TODAY's All-USA First Team - 1995
Tennessee Mr. Basketball (Class A) - 1994
Tennessee Mr. Basketball (Class AA) - 1993