Hot Rod Williams FC  #18

Full Name: John Williams

Current Team: N/A

Born: Aug 9, 1962 (Passed away Dec 11, 2015, aged 53)

Birthplace: Sorrento, Louisiana (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 215 (98kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Dec 11, 2015)

Draft Entry: 1985 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 21, Cleveland Cavaliers

Pre-Draft Team: Tulane (Sr)

High School: St. Amant High School [St. Amant, Louisiana]

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NBA

15 Years Of Service

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
1986-87 CLE 80 80 33.9 5.44 11.21 .485 0.00 0.01 .000 3.73 5.00 .745 2.77 5.09 7.86 1.93 0.72 2.09 2.46 1.74 14.60
1987-88 CLE 77 50 27.4 4.10 8.61 .477 0.00 0.01 .000 2.74 3.62 .756 2.06 4.51 6.57 1.34 0.79 1.88 2.64 1.35 10.95
1988-89 CLE 82 10 25.9 4.34 8.54 .509 0.01 0.05 .250 2.87 3.83 .748 2.11 3.71 5.82 1.32 0.94 1.63 2.29 1.24 11.56
1989-90 CLE 82 29 33.9 6.44 13.05 .493 0.00 0.00 .000 3.96 5.37 .739 2.68 5.40 8.09 2.05 1.05 2.04 2.61 1.74 16.84
1990-91 CLE 43 14 30.1 4.63 10.00 .463 0.00 0.02 .000 2.49 3.81 .652 2.58 4.16 6.74 2.33 0.84 1.60 2.93 1.47 11.74
1991-92 CLE 80 12 30.4 4.26 8.47 .503 0.00 0.05 .000 3.38 4.49 .752 2.85 4.74 7.59 2.45 0.75 2.27 2.39 1.04 11.90
1992-93 CLE 67 13 30.7 3.93 8.36 .470 0.00 0.00 .000 3.16 4.42 .716 1.90 4.30 6.19 2.34 0.72 1.57 2.55 1.73 11.01
1993-94 CLE 76 72 35.0 5.18 10.86 .478 0.00 0.00 .000 3.32 4.55 .728 2.72 4.84 7.57 2.54 1.03 1.71 2.88 1.83 13.68
1994-95 CLE 74 73 35.7 4.95 10.95 .452 0.01 0.07 .200 2.65 3.86 .685 2.34 4.51 6.85 2.59 1.12 1.36 2.85 2.01 12.55
1995-96 PHX 62 58 26.6 2.90 6.40 .453 0.00 0.02 .000 1.53 2.10 .731 2.08 3.92 6.00 1.00 0.74 1.45 2.74 1.00 7.34
1996-97 PHX 68 66 31.4 3.00 6.12 .490 0.00 0.03 .000 1.96 2.91 .672 2.60 5.66 8.26 1.47 0.99 1.29 2.59 0.97 7.96
1997-98 PHX 71 30 18.8 1.34 2.85 .470 0.00 0.00 .000 0.92 1.31 .699 1.51 2.89 4.39 0.69 0.46 0.85 1.94 0.41 3.59
1998-99 DAL 25 11 16.1 0.44 1.32 .333 0.00 0.00 .000 0.28 0.40 .700 1.44 1.88 3.32 0.60 0.52 0.72 1.96 0.52 1.16
CAREER   887 518 29.7 4.16 8.66 .480 0.00 0.02 .105 2.71 3.74 .726 2.33 4.43 6.76 1.80 0.84 1.64 2.54 1.36 11.03

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
1986-87 CLE 80 80 2714 435 897 .485 0 1 .000 298 400 .745 222 407 629 154 58 167 197 139 1168
1987-88 CLE 77 50 2106 316 663 .477 0 1 .000 211 279 .756 159 347 506 103 61 145 203 104 843
1988-89 CLE 82 10 2125 356 700 .509 1 4 .250 235 314 .748 173 304 477 108 77 134 188 102 948
1989-90 CLE 82 29 2776 528 1070 .493 0 0 .000 325 440 .739 220 443 663 168 86 167 214 143 1381
1990-91 CLE 43 14 1293 199 430 .463 0 1 .000 107 164 .652 111 179 290 100 36 69 126 63 505
1991-92 CLE 80 12 2432 341 678 .503 0 4 .000 270 359 .752 228 379 607 196 60 182 191 83 952
1992-93 CLE 67 13 2055 263 560 .470 0 0 .000 212 296 .716 127 288 415 157 48 105 171 116 738
1993-94 CLE 76 72 2660 394 825 .478 0 0 .000 252 346 .728 207 368 575 193 78 130 219 139 1040
1994-95 CLE 74 73 2641 366 810 .452 1 5 .200 196 286 .685 173 334 507 192 83 101 211 149 929
1995-96 PHX 62 58 1652 180 397 .453 0 1 .000 95 130 .731 129 243 372 62 46 90 170 62 455
1996-97 PHX 68 66 2137 204 416 .490 0 2 .000 133 198 .672 177 385 562 100 67 88 176 66 541
1997-98 PHX 71 30 1333 95 202 .470 0 0 .000 65 93 .699 107 205 312 49 33 60 138 29 255
1998-99 DAL 25 11 403 11 33 .333 0 0 .000 7 10 .700 36 47 83 15 13 18 49 13 29
CAREER   887 518 26327 3688 7681 .480 2 19 .105 2406 3315 .726 2069 3929 5998 1597 746 1456 2253 1208 9784

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
1986-87 CLE 80 80 24 0 0 0 0 0 .180 1.11 0.42 0.45 30 50 .375 3.73 3.61 7.34
1987-88 CLE 77 50 9 0 0 0 0 0 .135 0.99 0.59 0.42 41 36 .532 2.35 3.39 5.74
1988-89 CLE 82 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 .134 1.06 0.75 0.45 57 25 .695 3.75 3.74 7.49
1989-90 CLE 82 29 22 0 0 0 0 0 .217 1.17 0.60 0.41 42 40 .512 4.42 4.11 8.53
1990-91 CLE 43 14 7 0 0 0 0 0 .175 1.59 0.57 0.38 22 21 .512 0.98 1.76 2.74
1991-92 CLE 80 12 18 0 0 0 0 0 .161 2.36 0.72 0.53 56 24 .700 5.89 3.23 9.12
1992-93 CLE 67 13 7 0 0 0 0 0 .150 1.35 0.41 0.53 46 21 .687 1.62 2.90 4.53
1993-94 CLE 76 72 18 0 0 0 0 0 .202 1.39 0.56 0.42 44 32 .579 3.64 3.71 7.34
1994-95 CLE 74 73 14 0 0 0 0 0 .224 1.29 0.56 0.35 40 34 .541 0.74 4.45 5.19
1995-96 PHX 62 58 9 0 0 0 0 0 .101 1.00 0.74 0.33 33 29 .532 1.02 1.66 2.68
1996-97 PHX 68 66 13 0 0 0 0 0 .115 1.52 1.02 0.48 40 28 .588 2.89 2.52 5.42
1997-98 PHX 71 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053 1.69 1.14 0.46 48 23 .676 1.71 1.89 3.60
1998-99 DAL 25 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 .029 1.15 1.00 0.30 7 18 .280 0.03 0.31 0.34
CAREER   887 518 148 0 0 0 0 0 .151 1.32 0.62 0.43 506 381 .570 33.98 36.23 70.20

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
1986-87 CLE 80 80 .544 .485 8.83 16.16 12.50 8.22 11.47 1.02 3.42 17.94 122.99 -1.33 1.30 113.0 106.2 16.16
1987-88 CLE 77 50 .536 .477 9.20 18.94 14.21 7.15 11.69 1.44 4.08 18.21 123.29 -1.73 1.27 110.1 103.6 15.89
1988-89 CLE 82 10 .566 .509 9.70 15.32 12.66 7.16 10.85 1.78 3.64 18.86 150.70 -1.45 1.35 115.4 102.1 17.61
1989-90 CLE 82 29 .546 .493 8.80 18.06 13.39 9.79 10.17 1.57 3.60 22.02 123.21 -1.16 1.29 112.4 104.9 18.94
1990-91 CLE 43 14 .503 .463 10.01 15.76 12.92 11.58 11.15 1.41 3.22 19.10 111.52 0.29 1.17 106.3 105.6 14.87
1991-92 CLE 80 12 .569 .503 10.85 16.68 13.88 11.14 9.03 1.25 4.31 16.53 125.50 1.99 1.40 123.7 106.2 18.59
1992-93 CLE 67 13 .535 .470 7.33 15.31 11.48 10.43 14.39 1.19 3.11 17.44 118.59 -0.56 1.32 107.4 105.4 13.81
1993-94 CLE 76 72 .532 .478 9.06 16.16 12.60 11.32 12.45 1.54 3.23 18.92 120.59 -0.40 1.26 110.2 103.9 16.22
1994-95 CLE 74 73 .496 .452 7.95 16.36 12.02 13.13 13.73 1.78 3.06 19.91 133.72 -0.87 1.15 102.6 103.4 14.60
1995-96 PHX 62 58 .501 .453 9.20 16.51 12.95 5.48 12.01 1.44 4.05 13.91 118.42 -1.23 1.15 106.9 108.5 12.43
1996-97 PHX 68 66 .538 .490 9.91 20.68 15.41 6.63 11.60 1.61 3.00 12.03 116.21 0.03 1.30 115.7 105.5 13.78
1997-98 PHX 71 30 .525 .470 9.49 17.44 13.55 5.11 10.66 1.30 3.24 9.24 116.92 0.27 1.26 117.6 101.9 11.44
1998-99 DAL 25 11 .388 .333 9.78 13.32 11.51 5.32 25.79 1.74 3.27 5.72 103.33 -0.74 0.88 95.5 104.3 7.37
CAREER   887 518 .535 .480 9.14 16.82 13.04 8.98 11.67 1.45 3.53 17.30 131.12 -0.55 1.27 111.4 104.8 15.57

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NBA Transactions

Jun 18, 1985 - The Cleveland Cavaliers selected Hot Rod Williams in Round 2 with Pick 21 in the 1985 NBA Draft.
Jun 16, 1986 - Hot Rod Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Jun 30, 1990 - The Cleveland Cavaliers tendered a Qualifying Offer to make Hot Rod Williams a Restricted FA.
Jul 1, 1990 - Hot Rod Williams, previously with the Cleveland Cavaliers, became a free agent.
Aug 22, 1990 - Hot Rod Williams signed a multi-year offer sheet with the Miami Heat. Since he is a restricted free agent, the Cleveland Cavaliers can match.
Sep 6, 1990 - The Cleveland Cavaliers matched the offer sheet that Hot Rod Williams signed with the Miami Heat.
Sep 6, 1990 - Hot Rod Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Oct 7, 1995 - Hot Rod Williams was acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a trade.
Jul 1, 1997 - Hot Rod Williams, previously with the Phoenix Suns, became a free agent.
Jul 10, 1997 - Hot Rod Williams signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns.
Jul 1, 1998 - Hot Rod Williams, previously with the Phoenix Suns, became a free agent.
Jan 21, 1999 - The Phoenix Suns renounced their free-agent exception rights to Hot Rod Williams.
Jan 22, 1999 - Hot Rod Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Dallas Mavericks.
Aug 16, 2000 - Hot Rod Williams was acquired by the Boston Celtics, along with Robert Pack, a More Favorable 2001 1st round pick and cash, from the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Dana Barros and Danny Fortson.
Oct 30, 2000 - The Boston Celtics placed the contract of Hot Rod Williams on waivers.
Nov 1, 2000 - Hot Rod Williams, previously with the Boston Celtics, became a free agent.
Nov 2, 2000 - Hot Rod Williams retired from professional basketball.
Dec 11, 2015 - Hot Rod Williams passed away. He was 53 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Player Of The Week - 11/30/1986
All-Rookie First Team - 1987

* 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
1987-88 CLE 5 0 26.6 4.00 8.00 .500 0.00 0.00 .000 1.20 2.60 .462 2.60 3.20 5.80 0.80 0.60 1.40 2.60 0.80 9.20
1988-89 CLE 5 2 32.2 4.20 9.00 .467 0.00 0.00 .000 2.60 3.60 .722 1.40 5.40 6.80 2.00 0.40 1.40 2.40 2.20 11.00
1989-90 CLE 5 0 34.8 7.80 14.00 .557 0.00 0.00 .000 3.40 4.40 .773 2.80 6.40 9.20 2.20 0.40 1.00 4.60 1.40 19.00
1991-92 CLE 17 0 33.4 4.94 9.06 .545 0.00 0.00 .000 5.12 6.41 .798 2.94 4.71 7.65 2.47 1.41 1.00 3.41 1.82 15.00
1992-93 CLE 9 0 26.3 3.33 8.33 .400 0.00 0.00 .000 2.33 3.11 .750 1.33 3.22 4.56 1.89 0.56 1.56 2.89 1.22 9.00
1994-95 CLE 4 4 36.0 3.00 10.50 .286 0.00 0.25 .000 0.75 2.00 .375 0.75 5.50 6.25 2.75 2.25 0.75 2.75 2.50 6.75
1995-96 PHX 4 4 28.8 3.50 8.00 .438 0.00 0.00 .000 2.00 3.00 .667 2.75 3.75 6.50 0.25 0.00 1.75 4.25 1.50 9.00
1996-97 PHX 5 5 21.0 1.60 3.00 .533 0.00 0.00 .000 0.80 2.00 .400 2.00 2.60 4.60 0.60 0.40 1.60 2.40 1.00 4.00
1997-98 PHX 3 0 11.0 0.67 2.33 .286 0.00 0.00 .000 0.67 1.00 .667 0.67 0.67 1.33 0.33 0.00 0.67 2.67 0.00 2.00
CAREER   57 15 29.3 4.04 8.42 .479 0.00 0.02 .000 2.82 3.91 .722 2.14 4.14 6.28 1.75 0.82 1.23 3.16 1.49 10.89

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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
1987-88 CLE 5 0 133 20 40 .500 0 0 .000 6 13 .462 13 16 29 4 3 7 13 4 46
1988-89 CLE 5 2 161 21 45 .467 0 0 .000 13 18 .722 7 27 34 10 2 7 12 11 55
1989-90 CLE 5 0 174 39 70 .557 0 0 .000 17 22 .773 14 32 46 11 2 5 23 7 95
1991-92 CLE 17 0 567 84 154 .545 0 0 .000 87 109 .798 50 80 130 42 24 17 58 31 255
1992-93 CLE 9 0 237 30 75 .400 0 0 .000 21 28 .750 12 29 41 17 5 14 26 11 81
1994-95 CLE 4 4 144 12 42 .286 0 1 .000 3 8 .375 3 22 25 11 9 3 11 10 27
1995-96 PHX 4 4 115 14 32 .438 0 0 .000 8 12 .667 11 15 26 1 0 7 17 6 36
1996-97 PHX 5 5 105 8 15 .533 0 0 .000 4 10 .400 10 13 23 3 2 8 12 5 20
1997-98 PHX 3 0 33 2 7 .286 0 0 .000 2 3 .667 2 2 4 1 0 2 8 0 6
CAREER   57 15 1669 230 480 .479 0 1 .000 161 223 .722 122 236 358 100 47 70 180 85 621

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
1987-88 CLE 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120 1.00 0.75 0.33 2 3 .400 0.09 0.17 0.25
1988-89 CLE 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .170 0.91 0.18 0.40 2 3 .400 -0.07 0.26 0.19
1989-90 CLE 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .249 1.57 0.29 0.31 2 3 .400 0.45 0.17 0.62
1991-92 CLE 17 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .192 1.35 0.77 0.71 9 8 .529 1.47 0.90 2.37
1992-93 CLE 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 1.55 0.45 0.37 3 6 .333 -0.02 0.29 0.27
1994-95 CLE 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 1.10 0.90 0.19 1 3 .250 -0.71 0.32 -0.39
1995-96 PHX 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 0.17 0.00 0.38 1 3 .250 - -0.06 -0.07
1996-97 PHX 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .064 0.60 0.40 0.67 2 3 .400 0.01 0.02 0.02
1997-98 PHX 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .028 0.00 0.00 0.43 0 3 .000 -0.01 0.01 -
CAREER   57 15 9 0 0 0 0 0 .157 1.18 0.55 0.46 22 35 .386 1.56 1.80 3.36

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
1987-88 CLE 5 0 .503 .500 11.79 12.78 12.31 4.40 8.05 1.18 2.85 16.64 96.15 -1.07 1.15 108.3 109.6 14.05
1988-89 CLE 5 2 .520 .467 5.05 19.95 12.41 10.14 17.21 0.67 2.95 18.28 118.89 -3.01 1.22 97.8 106.5 12.52
1989-90 CLE 5 0 .596 .557 10.55 19.44 15.48 10.31 8.08 0.58 1.82 22.92 132.99 0.20 1.36 120.4 110.5 20.22
1991-92 CLE 17 0 .631 .545 10.98 15.60 13.43 11.40 13.31 2.21 1.75 18.76 134.36 -0.56 1.66 125.3 107.9 19.91
1992-93 CLE 9 0 .464 .400 6.18 15.19 10.65 11.30 11.19 1.15 3.91 19.32 115.00 0.15 1.08 99.4 107.8 12.73
1994-95 CLE 4 4 .297 .286 2.67 25.07 12.48 15.77 18.01 3.57 2.06 19.66 66.07 -2.03 0.64 61.5 101.8 4.83
1995-96 PHX 4 4 .483 .438 9.98 16.48 12.92 1.32 13.86 - 4.23 16.62 110.42 -4.69 1.12 98.7 120.6 11.30
1996-97 PHX 5 5 .515 .533 10.95 13.66 12.34 4.57 20.49 0.97 6.18 10.27 93.33 -2.71 1.33 100.4 115.5 10.32
1997-98 PHX 3 0 .361 .286 5.98 7.10 6.49 4.40 - - 4.88 11.39 95.24 2.02 0.86 95.4 112.7 4.99
CAREER   57 15 .537 .479 8.74 16.44 12.64 9.53 12.82 1.49 2.75 18.19 120.11 -1.15 1.29 108.8 109.4 14.95

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NBA Training Camp Experience

1996 NBA Training Camp - Phoenix Suns
1997 NBA Training Camp - Phoenix Suns
1998 NBA Training Camp - Dallas Mavericks
1999 NBA Training Camp - Dallas Mavericks
2000 NBA Training Camp - Boston Celtics

NCAA

College: Tulane (1985)

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
1981-82 Tulane Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1982-83 Tulane So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1983-84 Tulane Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1984-85 Tulane Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

SEC Tournament MVP - 1986