Alex Groza C

Born: Oct 7, 1926 (Passed away Jan 21, 1995, aged 68)

Birthplace: Martins Ferry, Ohio (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-7 (201cm)     Weight: 218 (99kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Jan 21, 1995)

Draft Entry: 1949 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 2, Indianapolis Olympians

Pre-Draft Team: Kentucky (Sr)

High School: Martins Ferry High School [Martins Ferry, Ohio]

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NBA

2 Years Of Service - 2x All-NBA 1st, 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
1949-50 IND 64 - 0.0 8.14 17.03 .478 - - - 7.09 9.73 .729 - - 0.00 2.53 - - 3.45 - 23.38
1950-51 IND 66 - 0.0 7.45 15.85 .470 - - - 6.74 8.58 .786 - - 10.74 2.36 - - 3.59 - 21.65
CAREER   130 - 19.4 7.79 16.43 .474 - - - 6.92 9.15 .756 - - 10.74 2.45 - - 3.52 - 22.50

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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
1949-50 IND 64 - 0 521 1090 .478 - - - 454 623 .729 - - 0 162 - - 221 - 1496
1950-51 IND 66 - 0 492 1046 .470 - - - 445 566 .786 - - 709 156 - - 237 - 1429
CAREER   130 - 0 1013 2136 .474 - - - 899 1189 .756 - - 709 318 - - 458 - 2925

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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
1949-50 IND 64 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .345 - - 0.57 39 25 .609 - - -
1950-51 IND 66 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 - - 0.54 30 36 .455 - - -
CAREER   130 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .326 - - 0.56 69 61 .531 - - -

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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
1949-50 IND 64 - .548 .478 - - - - - - - - 120.67 - 1.37 - - -
1950-51 IND 66 - .552 .470 - - - - - - - - 125.66 - 1.37 - - -
CAREER   130 - .550 .474 - - - - - - - - 123.03 - 1.37 - - -

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NBA Transactions

Mar 21, 1949 - The Indianapolis Olympians selected Alex Groza in Round 1 with Pick 2 in the 1949 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1949 - Alex Groza signed a multi-year contract with the Indianapolis Olympians.
Jul 1, 1951 - Alex Groza, previously with the Indianapolis Olympians, became a free agent.
May 25, 1953 - Alex Groza was selected by the Syracuse Nationals in the Dispersal Draft from the Indianapolis Olympians.
Jan 21, 1995 - Alex Groza passed away. He was 68 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA First Team - 1950, 1951

* 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
1949-50 IND 6 - 0.0 7.33 12.33 .595 - - - 8.17 9.83 .831 - - 0.00 2.00 - - 3.50 - 22.83
1950-51 IND 3 - 0.0 12.00 24.33 .493 - - - 8.33 11.00 .758 - - 14.00 0.67 - - 4.67 - 32.33
CAREER   9 - 19.4 8.89 16.33 .544 - - - 8.22 10.22 .804 - - 14.00 1.56 - - 3.89 - 26.00

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
1949-50 IND 6 - 0 44 74 .595 - - - 49 59 .831 - - 0 12 - - 21 - 137
1950-51 IND 3 - 0 36 73 .493 - - - 25 33 .758 - - 42 2 - - 14 - 97
CAREER   9 - 0 80 147 .544 - - - 74 92 .804 - - 42 14 - - 35 - 234

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
1949-50 IND 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .352 - - 0.80 3 3 .500 - - -
1950-51 IND 3 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .365 - - 0.45 1 2 .333 - - -
CAREER   9 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .357 - - 0.63 4 5 .444 - - -

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
1949-50 IND 6 - .685 .595 - - - - - - - - 142.51 - 1.85 - - -
1950-51 IND 3 - .554 .493 - - - - - - - - 125.07 - 1.33 - - -
CAREER   9 - .624 .544 - - - - - - - - 134.86 - 1.59 - - -

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1951

* 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
1951 West 1 - 0 8 16 .500 - - - 1 1 1.000 - - 13 1 - - 4 - 17
TOTAL   1 - 0 8 16 .500 - - - 1 1 1.000 - - 13 1 - - 4 - 17
AVERAGES   1 - 0.0 8.00 16.00 .500 - - - 1.00 1.00 1.000 - - 13.00 1.00 - - 4.00 - 17.00

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NCAA

College: Kentucky (1949)

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
1945-46 Kentucky Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1946-47 Kentucky So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1947-48 Kentucky Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1948-49 Kentucky Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player - 1948, 1949