Elvin Hayes FC

Current Team: N/A

Born: Nov 17, 1945 (76 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Rayville, Louisiana

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-9 (206cm)     Weight: 235 (107kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1968 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, San Diego Rockets

Pre-Draft Team: Houston (Sr)

High School: Eula D. Britton High School [Rayville, Louisiana]

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NBA

16 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, NBA's Top 75, Hall of Fame Player, 3x All-NBA 1st, 12x All-Star, #11 retired by WAS

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
1968-69 SDR 82 - 45.1 28.38 11.34 25.39 .447 - - - 5.70 9.10 .626 - - 17.15 1.38 - - - 3.24
1969-70 SDR 82 - 44.7 27.51 11.15 24.63 .452 - - - 5.22 7.59 .688 - - 16.90 1.98 - - - 3.29
1970-71 SDR 82 - 44.3 28.66 11.56 27.01 .428 - - - 5.54 8.24 .672 - - 16.61 2.27 - - - 2.74
1971-72 HOU 82 - 42.2 25.16 10.15 23.39 .434 - - - 4.87 7.50 .649 - - 14.60 3.29 - - - 2.84
1972-73 WAS 81 - 41.3 21.20 8.80 19.84 .444 - - - 3.59 5.36 .671 - - 14.53 1.57 - - - 2.86
1973-74 WAS 81 - 44.5 21.42 8.51 20.09 .423 - - - 4.41 6.11 .721 4.37 13.69 18.06 2.01 1.06 2.96 - 3.11
1974-75 WAS 82 - 42.3 23.01 9.01 20.34 .443 - - - 4.99 6.51 .766 2.70 9.55 12.24 2.51 1.93 2.28 - 2.90
1975-76 WAS 80 - 37.2 19.81 8.11 17.26 .470 - - - 3.59 5.71 .628 2.62 8.35 10.97 1.51 1.30 2.52 - 3.66
1976-77 WAS 82 - 41.0 23.68 9.27 18.49 .501 - - - 5.15 7.49 .687 3.52 9.02 12.55 1.93 1.06 2.68 - 3.80
1977-78 WAS 81 - 40.1 19.73 7.85 17.40 .451 - - - 4.02 6.35 .634 4.14 9.14 13.27 1.84 1.19 1.96 2.83 3.86
1978-79 WAS 82 - 37.9 21.82 8.78 18.01 .487 - - - 4.26 6.51 .654 3.80 8.32 12.12 1.74 0.91 2.32 2.87 3.76
1979-80 WAS 81 - 39.3 22.95 9.40 20.70 .454 0.04 0.16 .231 4.12 5.90 .699 3.32 7.74 11.06 1.59 0.77 2.33 2.65 3.81
1980-81 WAS 81 - 36.2 17.77 7.21 16.00 .451 0.00 0.12 .000 3.35 5.42 .617 2.90 6.84 9.74 1.21 0.84 2.11 2.33 3.70
1981-82 HOU 82 82 37.0 16.07 6.33 13.41 .472 0.00 0.06 .000 3.41 5.15 .664 3.26 5.85 9.11 1.76 0.76 1.27 2.54 3.50
1982-83 HOU 81 43 28.4 12.91 5.23 10.99 .476 0.02 0.05 .500 2.42 3.54 .683 2.46 5.15 7.60 1.95 0.62 1.00 2.47 2.86
1983-84 HOU 81 4 12.3 4.96 1.95 4.80 .406 0.00 0.02 .000 1.06 1.63 .652 1.07 2.14 3.21 0.88 0.20 0.35 1.01 1.52
CAREER   1303 129 38.4 20.96 8.42 18.63 .452 0.01 0.08 .147 4.11 6.14 .670 3.11 7.80 12.49 1.84 0.97 1.98 2.39 3.22

☆ 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
1968-69 SDR 82 - 3,695 2,327 930 2,082 .447 - - - 467 746 .626 - - 1,406 113 - - - 266
1969-70 SDR 82 - 3,665 2,256 914 2,020 .452 - - - 428 622 .688 - - 1,386 162 - - - 270
1970-71 SDR 82 - 3,633 2,350 948 2,215 .428 - - - 454 676 .672 - - 1,362 186 - - - 225
1971-72 HOU 82 - 3,461 2,063 832 1,918 .434 - - - 399 615 .649 - - 1,197 270 - - - 233
1972-73 WAS 81 - 3,347 1,717 713 1,607 .444 - - - 291 434 .671 - - 1,177 127 - - - 232
1973-74 WAS 81 - 3,602 1,735 689 1,627 .423 - - - 357 495 .721 354 1,109 1,463 163 86 240 - 252
1974-75 WAS 82 - 3,465 1,887 739 1,668 .443 - - - 409 534 .766 221 783 1,004 206 158 187 - 238
1975-76 WAS 80 - 2,975 1,585 649 1,381 .470 - - - 287 457 .628 210 668 878 121 104 202 - 293
1976-77 WAS 82 - 3,364 1,942 760 1,516 .501 - - - 422 614 .687 289 740 1,029 158 87 220 - 312
1977-78 WAS 81 - 3,246 1,598 636 1,409 .451 - - - 326 514 .634 335 740 1,075 149 96 159 229 313
1978-79 WAS 82 - 3,105 1,789 720 1,477 .487 - - - 349 534 .654 312 682 994 143 75 190 235 308
1979-80 WAS 81 - 3,183 1,859 761 1,677 .454 3 13 .231 334 478 .699 269 627 896 129 62 189 215 309
1980-81 WAS 81 - 2,931 1,439 584 1,296 .451 0 10 .000 271 439 .617 235 554 789 98 68 171 189 300
1981-82 HOU 82 82 3,032 1,318 519 1,100 .472 0 5 .000 280 422 .664 267 480 747 144 62 104 208 287
1982-83 HOU 81 43 2,302 1,046 424 890 .476 2 4 .500 196 287 .683 199 417 616 158 50 81 200 232
1983-84 HOU 81 4 994 402 158 389 .406 0 2 .000 86 132 .652 87 173 260 71 16 28 82 123
CAREER   1303 129 50,000 27,313 10,976 24,272 .452 5 34 .147 5,356 7,999 .670 2,778 6,973 16,279 2,398 864 1,771 1,358 4,193

☆ 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
1968-69 SDR 82 - 0 0 7 0 0 0 .283 - - 0.36 37 45 .451 3.60 6.00 9.60
1969-70 SDR 82 - 0 0 7 0 0 0 .278 - - 0.31 27 55 .329 2.30 6.20 8.50
1970-71 SDR 82 - 0 0 9 0 0 0 .320 - - 0.31 40 42 .488 0.70 7.10 7.80
1971-72 HOU 82 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .307 - - 0.32 34 48 .415 0.80 6.50 7.30
1972-73 WAS 81 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .230 - - 0.27 52 29 .642 1.70 5.80 7.60
1973-74 WAS 81 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .245 - - 0.30 46 35 .568 2.60 8.10 10.60
1974-75 WAS 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 - - 0.32 60 22 .732 4.30 8.20 12.50
1975-76 WAS 80 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 - - 0.33 46 34 .575 2.20 5.90 8.10
1976-77 WAS 82 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .261 - - 0.41 48 34 .585 6.60 5.50 12.10
1977-78 WAS 81 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 0.65 0.42 0.36 44 37 .543 3.50 4.80 8.30
1978-79 WAS 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 0.61 0.32 0.36 54 28 .659 4.50 4.90 9.40
1979-80 WAS 81 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .249 0.60 0.29 0.29 39 42 .481 2.10 4.20 6.20
1980-81 WAS 81 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192 0.52 0.36 0.34 38 43 .469 0.10 4.90 5.10
1981-82 HOU 82 82 1 0 0 0 0 0 .189 0.69 0.30 0.38 46 36 .561 2.30 2.90 5.10
1982-83 HOU 81 43 11 0 0 0 0 0 .174 0.79 0.25 0.32 14 67 .173 0.60 1.80 2.40
1983-84 HOU 81 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .061 0.87 0.20 0.34 29 52 .358 -0.80 1.00 0.20
CAREER   1303 129 14 1 37 0 0 0 .233 0.66 0.32 0.33 654 649 .502 37.10 83.80 120.80

☆ 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
1968-69 SDR 82 - .483 .447 - - - 4.49 - - - - 107.27 - 1.12 - - 18.28
1969-70 SDR 82 - .492 .452 - - - 6.07 - - - - 114.06 - 1.12 - - 17.59
1970-71 SDR 82 - .468 .428 - - - 8.03 - - - - 109.96 - 1.06 - - 18.99
1971-72 HOU 82 - .471 .434 - - - 11.65 - - - - 108.26 - 1.08 - - 19.07
1972-73 WAS 81 - .477 .444 - - - 5.32 - - - - 111.42 - 1.07 - - 17.16
1973-74 WAS 81 - .470 .423 9.23 29.68 19.32 6.55 - 1.08 3.39 - 114.47 - 1.07 - 88.7 18.10
1974-75 WAS 82 - .496 .443 6.39 22.67 14.53 8.69 - 2.07 2.88 - 120.90 - 1.13 - 87.7 18.96
1975-76 WAS 80 - .501 .470 7.58 22.59 15.33 6.36 - 1.61 3.54 - 109.80 - 1.15 - 91.2 18.40
1976-77 WAS 82 - .544 .501 9.04 22.12 15.73 7.07 - 1.17 3.33 - 118.86 - 1.28 - 95.1 19.81
1977-78 WAS 81 - .489 .451 10.15 22.71 16.39 6.49 12.28 1.32 2.41 21.58 108.56 -3.94 1.13 100.8 97.5 17.16
1978-79 WAS 82 - .523 .487 10.32 22.02 16.24 6.28 12.07 1.09 3.02 23.94 114.10 -4.47 1.21 105.6 99.7 19.14
1979-80 WAS 81 - .492 .455 8.39 19.98 14.12 6.14 10.23 0.91 3.12 26.06 138.33 -4.07 1.11 101.1 103.0 17.28
1980-81 WAS 81 - .483 .451 8.36 20.01 14.14 4.79 11.26 1.09 3.16 22.99 106.79 -4.20 1.11 97.4 100.2 14.97
1981-82 HOU 82 82 .513 .472 9.40 18.13 13.61 6.65 13.93 1.01 1.94 20.16 113.53 -3.83 1.20 104.6 107.6 14.47
1982-83 HOU 81 43 .515 .478 8.71 20.67 14.32 10.37 16.44 1.02 1.95 21.13 165.93 -4.15 1.18 98.3 106.5 14.73
1983-84 HOU 81 4 .450 .406 9.45 18.69 14.08 9.10 15.50 0.74 1.53 20.95 105.77 -3.38 1.03 92.7 108.0 10.32
CAREER   1303 129 .491 .452 8.82 22.40 15.57 6.98 12.54 1.24 2.89 22.68 126.89 -4.56 1.13 101.0 98.2 17.58

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NBA Transactions

Apr 3, 1968 - The San Diego Rockets selected Elvin Hayes in Round 1 with Pick 1 in the 1968 NBA Draft.
May 1, 1968 - Elvin Hayes signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Rockets.
Jun 23, 1972 - Elvin Hayes was acquired by the Baltimore Bullets from the Houston Rockets in a trade.
Jul 1, 1972 - Elvin Hayes, previously with the Baltimore Bullets, became a free agent.
Aug 2, 1972 - Elvin Hayes signed a multi-year contract with the Baltimore Bullets.
Jul 1, 1977 - Elvin Hayes, previously with the Washington Bullets, became a free agent.
Sep 1, 1977 - Elvin Hayes signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Bullets.
Jun 8, 1981 - Elvin Hayes was acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Washington Bullets in a trade.
Jul 1, 1984 - Elvin Hayes, previously with the Houston Rockets, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
Top 75 Greatest Player
All-NBA First Team - 1975, 1977, 1979
All-NBA Second Team - 1973, 1974, 1976
Player Of The Week - 11/09/1980
All-NBA Defensive Second Team - 1974, 1975
All-Rookie First Team - 1969

* 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
1968-69 SDR 6 - 46.3 25.83 10.00 19.00 .526 - - - 5.83 8.83 .660 - - 13.83 0.83 - - - 3.50
1972-73 WAS 5 - 45.6 25.80 10.60 21.00 .505 - - - 4.60 6.60 .697 - - 11.40 1.00 - - - 3.20
1973-74 WAS 7 - 46.1 25.86 10.86 20.43 .531 - - - 4.14 5.86 .707 4.43 11.43 15.86 3.00 0.71 2.14 - 3.29
1974-75 WAS 17 - 44.2 25.53 10.24 21.88 .468 - - - 5.06 7.47 .677 2.71 8.24 10.94 2.18 1.53 2.29 - 4.12
1975-76 WAS 7 - 43.6 20.00 7.71 17.43 .443 - - - 4.57 7.86 .582 2.29 10.29 12.57 1.43 0.71 4.00 - 3.43
1976-77 WAS 9 - 45.0 21.00 8.22 19.22 .428 - - - 4.56 6.56 .695 3.22 10.33 13.56 1.89 1.11 2.44 - 4.33
1977-78 WAS 21 - 41.3 21.76 9.00 18.33 .491 - - - 3.76 6.33 .594 4.90 8.38 13.29 2.05 1.52 2.48 2.76 4.10
1978-79 WAS 19 - 41.4 22.47 8.95 20.84 .429 - - - 4.58 6.84 .669 4.95 9.05 14.00 2.00 0.89 2.74 2.95 4.16
1979-80 WAS 2 - 46.0 20.00 8.00 20.50 .390 0.00 0.00 .000 4.00 5.00 .800 5.00 6.00 11.00 3.00 0.00 2.00 2.00 4.00
1981-82 HOU 3 0 41.3 14.00 5.67 16.67 .340 0.00 0.00 .000 2.67 5.00 .533 2.33 7.67 10.00 1.00 0.67 3.33 2.00 4.00
CAREER   96 0 43.3 22.85 9.20 19.80 .464 0.00 0.00 .000 4.46 6.83 .652 3.95 9.04 12.96 1.93 1.14 2.61 2.76 3.94

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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
1968-69 SDR 6 - 278 155 60 114 .526 - - - 35 53 .660 - - 83 5 - - - 21
1972-73 WAS 5 - 228 129 53 105 .505 - - - 23 33 .697 - - 57 5 - - - 16
1973-74 WAS 7 - 323 181 76 143 .531 - - - 29 41 .707 31 80 111 21 5 15 - 23
1974-75 WAS 17 - 751 434 174 372 .468 - - - 86 127 .677 46 140 186 37 26 39 - 70
1975-76 WAS 7 - 305 140 54 122 .443 - - - 32 55 .582 16 72 88 10 5 28 - 24
1976-77 WAS 9 - 405 189 74 173 .428 - - - 41 59 .695 29 93 122 17 10 22 - 39
1977-78 WAS 21 - 868 457 189 385 .491 - - - 79 133 .594 103 176 279 43 32 52 58 86
1978-79 WAS 19 - 786 427 170 396 .429 - - - 87 130 .669 94 172 266 38 17 52 56 79
1979-80 WAS 2 - 92 40 16 41 .390 0 0 .000 8 10 .800 10 12 22 6 0 4 4 8
1981-82 HOU 3 0 124 42 17 50 .340 0 0 .000 8 15 .533 7 23 30 3 2 10 6 12
CAREER   96 0 4,160 2,194 883 1,901 .464 0 0 .000 428 656 .652 336 768 1,244 185 97 222 124 378

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
1968-69 SDR 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 - - 0.46 2 4 .333 0.90 - 0.90
1972-73 WAS 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 - - 0.31 1 4 .200 0.60 -0.10 0.50
1973-74 WAS 7 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .349 - - 0.29 3 4 .429 1.10 0.50 1.60
1974-75 WAS 17 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .302 - - 0.34 8 9 .471 0.90 1.30 2.20
1975-76 WAS 7 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 - - 0.45 3 4 .429 -0.10 0.80 0.70
1976-77 WAS 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 - - 0.34 4 5 .444 0.20 0.60 0.80
1977-78 WAS 21 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 0.74 0.55 0.35 14 7 .667 1.40 1.70 3.10
1978-79 WAS 19 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 0.68 0.30 0.33 9 10 .474 0.80 1.20 2.00
1979-80 WAS 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 1.50 0.00 0.24 0 2 .000 - - -
1981-82 HOU 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .187 0.50 0.33 0.30 1 2 .333 -0.20 0.20 -0.10
CAREER   96 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .272 0.73 0.41 0.35 45 51 .469 5.60 6.20 11.70

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
1968-69 SDR 6 - .564 .526 - - - 2.82 - - - - 118.67 - 1.36 - - 18.01
1972-73 WAS 5 - .540 .505 - - - 3.55 - - - - 120.17 - 1.23 - - 18.84
1973-74 WAS 7 - .562 .531 10.32 25.44 18.06 11.21 - 0.78 2.51 - 123.88 - 1.27 - 93.0 23.71
1974-75 WAS 17 - .507 .468 6.63 17.94 12.62 7.90 - 1.58 2.62 - 114.49 - 1.17 - 93.1 18.72
1975-76 WAS 7 - .479 .443 5.96 22.55 14.98 5.87 - 0.82 4.90 - 102.44 - 1.15 - 88.6 17.98
1976-77 WAS 9 - .475 .428 7.71 23.34 15.75 6.26 - 1.17 2.71 - 112.27 - 1.09 - 97.0 15.88
1977-78 WAS 21 - .515 .491 11.71 20.85 16.18 7.35 11.56 1.73 3.16 22.49 108.49 -3.52 1.19 106.2 95.9 21.18
1978-79 WAS 19 - .471 .429 11.50 22.57 16.84 7.70 11.00 1.06 3.45 25.48 109.85 -4.18 1.08 101.1 98.8 19.30
1979-80 WAS 2 - .441 .390 11.34 14.39 12.82 9.74 8.10 - 2.39 21.98 119.02 - 0.98 99.9 113.9 13.54
1981-82 HOU 3 0 .371 .340 5.35 19.64 12.10 3.99 9.58 0.90 4.48 22.31 87.33 -3.78 0.84 82.4 101.7 10.74
CAREER   96 0 .501 .464 9.43 21.23 15.38 7.03 11.04 1.27 3.17 23.71 111.69 -3.81 1.15 102.3 95.9 19.01

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1975, 1976
Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1969
Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection - 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1970, 1971, 1972

* 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
1969 West 1 - 21 11 4 9 .444 - - - 3 3 1.000 - - 5 0 - - - 4
1970 West 1 - 35 24 9 21 .429 - - - 6 12 .500 - - 15 1 - - - 1
1971 West 1 - 19 10 4 13 .308 - - - 2 3 .667 - - 4 2 - - - 1
1972 West 1 - 11 4 1 6 .167 - - - 2 2 1.000 - - 2 0 - - - 2
1973 East 1 - 16 10 4 13 .308 - - - 2 2 1.000 - - 12 0 - - - 0
1974 East 1 - 35 12 5 13 .385 - - - 2 3 .667 4 11 15 6 0 1 - 4
1975 East 1 - 17 4 2 6 .333 - - - 0 0 .000 0 5 5 2 1 0 - 1
1976 East 1 - 31 12 6 14 .429 - - - 0 2 .000 3 7 10 1 1 0 - 5
1977 East 1 - 11 12 6 6 1.000 - - - 0 0 .000 0 2 2 1 0 0 - 5
1978 East 1 - 11 2 1 7 .143 - - - 0 0 .000 3 1 4 0 1 0 1 4
1979 East 1 - 28 13 5 11 .455 - - - 3 5 .600 4 9 13 0 1 1 1 5
1980 East 1 - 29 12 5 10 .500 0 0 .000 2 2 1.000 2 3 5 4 1 4 3 5
TOTAL   12 - 264 126 52 129 .403 0 0 .000 22 34 .647 16 76 92 17 5 6 5 37
AVERAGES   12 - 22.0 10.50 4.33 10.75 .403 0.00 0.00 .000 1.83 2.83 .647 1.33 6.33 7.67 1.42 0.42 0.50 0.42 3.08

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NCAA

College: Houston (1968)

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
1964-65 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1965-66 Houston So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1966-67 Houston Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1967-68 Houston Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American First Team - 1967, 1968
NABC All-American First Team - 1967, 1968
AP Player of the Year - 1968
AP All-American First Team - 1967, 1968
USBWA All-American First Team - 1967, 1968
Sporting News Player of the Year - 1968
UPI Player of the Year - 1968
UPI All-American First Team - 1967, 1968
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1967