Dave Cowens FC

Born: Oct 25, 1948 (73 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Newport, Kentucky

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-9 (206cm)     Weight: 230 (104kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1970 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 4, Boston Celtics

Pre-Draft Team: Florida State (Sr)

High School: Newport Central Catholic High School [Newport, Kentucky]

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NBA

11 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, NBA's Top 75, Hall of Fame Player, MVP, All-NBA Defensive 1st, ROY, 8x All-Star, #18 retired by BOS

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1970-71 BOS 81 - 38.0 16.95 6.79 16.07 .422 - - - 3.37 4.60 .732 - - 15.01 2.81 - - - 4.32
1971-72 BOS 79 - 40.3 18.85 8.32 17.18 .484 - - - 2.22 3.08 .720 - - 15.23 3.10 - - - 3.97
1972-73 BOS 82 - 41.8 20.54 9.02 19.96 .452 - - - 2.49 3.20 .779 - - 16.21 4.06 - - - 3.79
1973-74 BOS 80 - 41.9 18.98 8.06 18.44 .437 - - - 2.85 3.42 .832 3.30 12.41 15.71 4.42 1.19 1.26 - 3.67
1974-75 BOS 65 - 40.5 20.45 8.75 18.45 .475 - - - 2.94 3.75 .783 3.52 11.22 14.74 4.55 1.34 1.12 - 3.74
1975-76 BOS 78 - 39.8 18.96 7.83 16.73 .468 - - - 3.29 4.36 .756 4.29 11.68 15.97 4.17 1.21 0.91 - 4.03
1976-77 BOS 50 - 37.8 16.36 6.56 15.12 .434 - - - 3.24 3.96 .818 2.94 11.00 13.94 4.96 0.92 0.98 - 3.62
1977-78 BOS 77 - 41.8 18.64 7.77 15.84 .490 - - - 3.10 3.69 .842 3.22 10.78 14.00 4.56 1.32 0.87 2.82 3.86
1978-79 BOS 68 - 37.0 16.57 7.18 14.85 .483 - - - 2.22 2.75 .807 2.24 7.35 9.59 3.56 1.12 0.75 2.56 3.87
1979-80 BOS 66 - 32.7 14.24 6.39 14.12 .453 0.02 0.18 .083 1.44 1.85 .779 1.91 6.18 8.09 3.12 1.05 0.92 1.64 3.27
1982-83 MIL 40 34 25.4 8.10 3.40 7.65 .444 0.00 0.05 .000 1.30 1.57 .825 1.82 5.03 6.85 2.05 0.75 0.38 1.10 3.42
CAREER   766 89 38.6 17.64 7.50 16.32 .460 0.01 0.13 .071 2.65 3.38 .783 3.00 9.77 13.63 3.80 1.14 0.93 2.16 3.81

★ MVP Season☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1970-71 BOS 81 - 3,076 1,373 550 1,302 .422 - - - 273 373 .732 - - 1,216 228 - - - 350
1971-72 BOS 79 - 3,186 1,489 657 1,357 .484 - - - 175 243 .720 - - 1,203 245 - - - 314
1972-73 BOS 82 - 3,425 1,684 740 1,637 .452 - - - 204 262 .779 - - 1,329 333 - - - 311
1973-74 BOS 80 - 3,352 1,518 645 1,475 .437 - - - 228 274 .832 264 993 1,257 354 95 101 - 294
1974-75 BOS 65 - 2,632 1,329 569 1,199 .475 - - - 191 244 .783 229 729 958 296 87 73 - 243
1975-76 BOS 78 - 3,101 1,479 611 1,305 .468 - - - 257 340 .756 335 911 1,246 325 94 71 - 314
1976-77 BOS 50 - 1,888 818 328 756 .434 - - - 162 198 .818 147 550 697 248 46 49 - 181
1977-78 BOS 77 - 3,215 1,435 598 1,220 .490 - - - 239 284 .842 248 830 1,078 351 102 67 217 297
1978-79 BOS 68 - 2,517 1,127 488 1,010 .483 - - - 151 187 .807 152 500 652 242 76 51 174 263
1979-80 BOS 66 - 2,159 940 422 932 .453 1 12 .083 95 122 .779 126 408 534 206 69 61 108 216
1982-83 MIL 40 34 1,014 324 136 306 .444 0 2 .000 52 63 .825 73 201 274 82 30 15 44 137
CAREER   766 89 29,565 13,516 5,744 12,499 .460 1 14 .071 2,027 2,590 .783 1,574 5,122 10,444 2,910 599 488 543 2,920

★ MVP Season☆ All-Star Season

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
1970-71 BOS 81 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 - - 0.29 43 38 .531 0.60 5.80 6.40
1971-72 BOS 79 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 - - 0.18 54 25 .684 3.50 6.90 10.40
1972-73 BOS 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 - - 0.16 68 14 .829 2.10 9.90 12.00
1973-74 BOS 80 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 - - 0.19 55 25 .688 2.60 6.70 9.30
1974-75 BOS 65 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 - - 0.20 51 14 .785 4.30 5.20 9.50
1975-76 BOS 78 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 - - 0.26 52 26 .667 5.00 5.60 10.70
1976-77 BOS 50 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .166 - - 0.26 29 21 .580 1.10 3.30 4.40
1977-78 BOS 77 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 1.62 0.47 0.23 32 45 .416 6.10 4.80 10.80
1978-79 BOS 68 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 1.39 0.44 0.19 27 41 .397 2.40 2.40 4.80
1979-80 BOS 66 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 1.91 0.64 0.13 49 17 .742 1.90 3.60 5.40
1982-83 MIL 40 34 3 0 0 0 0 0 .063 1.86 0.68 0.21 25 15 .625 0.90 1.70 2.60
CAREER   766 89 3 0 0 0 0 0 .218 1.62 0.51 0.21 485 281 .633 30.50 55.90 86.30

★ MVP Season☆ All-Star Season

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
1970-71 BOS 81 - .468 .422 - - - 9.47 - - - - 115.43 - 1.05 - - 15.22
1971-72 BOS 79 - .509 .484 - - - 10.10 - - - - 120.43 - 1.10 - - 16.95
1972-73 BOS 82 - .481 .452 - - - 12.97 - - - - 123.07 - 1.03 - - 17.74
1973-74 BOS 80 - .476 .437 7.82 27.87 18.12 14.56 - 1.23 1.48 - 126.94 - 1.03 - 90.5 16.58
1974-75 BOS 65 - .509 .475 8.73 27.30 18.10 16.26 - 1.49 1.42 - 125.73 - 1.11 - 90.8 19.38
1975-76 BOS 78 - .508 .468 10.60 28.95 19.75 15.07 - 1.36 1.16 - 122.41 - 1.13 - 92.3 18.98
1976-77 BOS 50 - .485 .434 7.73 28.35 18.14 18.79 - 1.09 1.30 - 125.20 - 1.08 - 94.1 16.85
1977-78 BOS 77 - .533 .490 8.03 25.65 17.04 15.71 13.89 1.43 1.06 18.82 133.17 0.53 1.18 108.3 97.4 18.68
1978-79 BOS 68 - .516 .483 6.65 22.23 14.38 13.69 13.74 1.36 1.05 19.64 129.07 -0.50 1.12 103.4 104.5 15.25
1979-80 BOS 66 - .477 .453 6.59 20.73 13.76 13.36 9.87 1.49 1.59 20.13 131.48 1.36 1.01 104.2 100.3 14.85
1982-83 MIL 40 34 .485 .444 8.30 20.80 14.85 10.86 11.65 1.42 0.83 15.40 126.98 1.08 1.06 105.4 99.5 12.66
CAREER   766 89 .496 .460 8.28 26.14 17.35 13.68 12.63 1.37 1.28 19.17 131.36 0.51 1.08 105.5 95.8 16.98

★ MVP Season☆ All-Star Season

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NBA Transactions

Mar 23, 1970 - The Boston Celtics selected Dave Cowens in Round 1 with Pick 4 in the 1970 NBA Draft.
Mar 26, 1970 - Dave Cowens signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics.
Jun 30, 1980 - The Boston Celtics tendered a Qualifying Offer to make Dave Cowens a Restricted FA.
Jul 1, 1982 - Dave Cowens, previously with the Boston Celtics, became a free agent.
Sep 7, 1982 - Dave Cowens signed a multi-year offer sheet with the Milwaukee Bucks. Since he is a restricted free agent, the Boston Celtics can match.
Sep 9, 1982 - Dave Cowens signed a multi-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Aug 18, 1983 - The Milwaukee Bucks placed the contract of Dave Cowens on waivers.
Aug 25, 1983 - Dave Cowens, previously with the Milwaukee Bucks, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
Top 75 Greatest Player
Most Valuable Player - 1973
All-NBA Second Team - 1973, 1975, 1976
All-NBA Defensive First Team - 1976
All-NBA Defensive Second Team - 1975, 1980
Rookie Of The Year - 1971
All-Rookie First Team - 1971

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1971-72 BOS 11 - 40.1 15.45 6.45 14.18 .455 - - - 2.55 4.27 .596 - - 13.82 3.00 - - - 4.55
1972-73 BOS 13 - 46.0 21.92 9.92 21.00 .473 - - - 2.08 3.15 .659 - - 16.62 3.69 - - - 4.15
1973-74 BOS 18 - 42.9 20.50 8.94 20.56 .435 - - - 2.61 3.28 .797 3.33 10.00 13.33 3.67 1.17 0.94 - 4.72
1974-75 BOS 11 - 43.5 20.45 9.18 21.45 .428 - - - 2.09 2.36 .885 4.45 12.00 16.45 4.18 1.64 0.55 - 4.55
1975-76 BOS 18 - 44.3 21.00 8.67 18.94 .457 - - - 3.67 4.83 .759 4.83 11.61 16.44 4.61 1.22 0.72 - 4.72
1976-77 BOS 9 - 42.1 16.56 7.33 16.44 .446 - - - 1.89 2.44 .773 3.22 11.67 14.89 4.00 0.89 1.44 - 4.11
1979-80 BOS 9 - 33.4 12.00 5.44 11.44 .476 0.00 0.22 .000 1.11 1.22 .909 2.00 5.33 7.33 2.33 1.00 0.78 0.89 4.11
CAREER   89 - 42.3 18.92 8.24 18.28 .451 0.00 0.22 .000 2.45 3.29 .744 3.74 10.37 14.44 3.74 1.20 0.86 0.89 4.47

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1971-72 BOS 11 - 441 170 71 156 .455 - - - 28 47 .596 - - 152 33 - - - 50
1972-73 BOS 13 - 598 285 129 273 .473 - - - 27 41 .659 - - 216 48 - - - 54
1973-74 BOS 18 - 772 369 161 370 .435 - - - 47 59 .797 60 180 240 66 21 17 - 85
1974-75 BOS 11 - 479 225 101 236 .428 - - - 23 26 .885 49 132 181 46 18 6 - 50
1975-76 BOS 18 - 798 378 156 341 .457 - - - 66 87 .759 87 209 296 83 22 13 - 85
1976-77 BOS 9 - 379 149 66 148 .446 - - - 17 22 .773 29 105 134 36 8 13 - 37
1979-80 BOS 9 - 301 108 49 103 .476 0 2 .000 10 11 .909 18 48 66 21 9 7 8 37
CAREER   89 - 3,768 1,684 733 1,627 .451 0 2 .000 218 293 .744 243 674 1,285 333 78 56 8 398

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
1971-72 BOS 11 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 - - 0.30 5 6 .455 0.20 0.20 0.50
1972-73 BOS 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 - - 0.15 7 6 .538 0.60 0.70 1.30
1973-74 BOS 18 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 .298 - - 0.16 12 6 .667 0.60 1.50 2.10
1974-75 BOS 11 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 - - 0.11 6 5 .545 0.60 0.50 1.00
1975-76 BOS 18 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .338 - - 0.26 12 6 .667 1.00 1.70 2.70
1976-77 BOS 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 - - 0.15 5 4 .556 0.20 0.60 0.80
1979-80 BOS 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 2.62 1.12 0.11 5 4 .556 0.40 0.60 1.00
CAREER   89 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 2.62 1.12 0.18 52 37 .584 3.60 5.80 9.40

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
1971-72 BOS 11 - .481 .455 - - - 9.88 - - - - 105.09 - 1.09 - - 13.86
1972-73 BOS 13 - .490 .473 - - - 11.51 - - - - 113.11 - 1.04 - - 17.08
1973-74 BOS 18 - .466 .435 8.34 24.40 16.47 13.01 - 1.28 1.19 - 123.17 - 1.00 - 90.2 15.89
1974-75 BOS 11 - .455 .428 10.02 31.70 19.99 13.57 - 1.72 0.69 - 131.26 - 0.95 - 98.2 16.91
1975-76 BOS 18 - .498 .457 11.66 27.77 19.75 17.08 - 1.30 0.91 - 121.61 - 1.11 - 91.0 18.99
1976-77 BOS 9 - .472 .446 7.74 27.45 17.70 13.92 - 0.95 1.81 - 121.87 - 1.01 - 95.2 14.67
1979-80 BOS 9 - .501 .476 6.75 18.37 12.50 9.99 6.91 1.47 1.40 16.30 138.48 2.11 1.05 110.8 98.3 14.08
CAREER   89 - .480 .451 9.40 26.71 17.95 13.11 6.91 1.35 1.14 16.23 119.45 2.14 1.04 112.2 94.1 16.93

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978
Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection - 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980
Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP - 1973

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1972 East 1 - 32 14 5 12 .417 - - - 4 5 .800 - - 20 1 - - - 4
1973 East 1 - 30 15 7 15 .467 - - - 1 1 1.000 - - 13 1 - - - 2
1974 East 1 - 26 11 5 10 .500 - - - 1 3 .333 6 6 12 1 0 1 - 3
1975 East 1 - 15 6 3 7 .429 - - - 0 0 .000 0 6 6 3 1 0 - 4
1976 East 1 - 23 16 6 13 .462 - - - 4 5 .800 8 8 16 1 1 0 - 3
1978 East 1 - 28 14 7 9 .778 - - - 0 0 .000 6 8 14 5 2 0 2 5
TOTAL   6 - 154 76 33 66 .500 - - - 10 14 .714 20 61 81 12 4 1 2 21
AVERAGES   6 - 25.7 12.67 5.50 11.00 .500 - - - 1.67 2.33 .714 3.33 10.17 13.50 2.00 0.67 0.17 0.33 3.50

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NCAA

College: Florida State (1970)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN PTS FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1966-67 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1967-68 Florida State So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1968-69 Florida State Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1969-70 Florida State Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -