John Lucas G

Born: Oct 31, 1953 (68 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Durham, North Carolina

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-3 (191cm)     Weight: 175 (79kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1976 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Houston Rockets

Pre-Draft Team: Maryland (Sr)

High School: Hillside High School [Durham, North Carolina]

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NBA

14 Years Of Service

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
1976-77 HOU 82 - 30.9 11.11 4.73 9.93 .477 - - - 1.65 2.09 .789 0.67 2.00 2.67 5.65 1.52 0.23 - 2.12
1977-78 HOU 82 - 35.8 12.40 5.02 11.55 .435 - - - 2.35 3.05 .772 0.62 2.49 3.11 9.37 1.95 0.11 2.60 2.54
1978-79 GOS 82 - 37.7 16.15 6.46 13.98 .462 - - - 3.22 3.91 .822 0.79 2.22 3.01 9.29 1.85 0.11 3.11 2.79
1979-80 GOS 80 - 34.5 12.62 4.85 10.38 .467 0.15 0.53 .286 2.77 3.61 .768 0.76 1.99 2.75 7.53 1.73 0.04 2.30 2.45
1980-81 GOS 66 - 29.1 8.41 3.36 7.67 .439 0.06 0.36 .167 1.62 2.20 .738 0.52 1.82 2.33 7.03 1.26 0.03 2.80 2.12
1981-82 WAS 79 53 24.6 8.43 3.33 7.82 .426 0.03 0.28 .091 1.75 2.23 .784 0.51 1.59 2.10 6.97 1.20 0.08 1.97 1.33
1982-83 WAS 35 0 11.0 4.14 1.77 3.74 .473 0.00 0.14 .000 0.60 1.20 .500 0.23 0.60 0.83 2.91 0.71 0.03 1.34 0.51
1983-84 SAN 63 39 28.7 10.94 4.37 9.44 .462 0.30 1.10 .275 1.90 2.49 .764 0.37 2.49 2.86 10.68 1.46 0.08 2.33 1.95
1984-85 HOU 47 21 24.6 11.40 4.38 9.49 .462 0.45 1.40 .318 2.19 2.74 .798 0.45 1.36 1.81 6.77 1.32 0.04 2.17 1.66
1985-86 HOU 65 65 32.6 15.48 5.62 12.58 .446 0.69 2.25 .308 3.55 4.57 .778 0.51 1.69 2.20 8.78 1.18 0.08 2.29 1.91
1986-87 MIL 43 40 31.6 17.51 6.63 14.51 .457 1.07 2.93 .365 3.19 4.05 .787 0.67 2.23 2.91 6.74 1.65 0.14 2.07 1.91
1987-88 MIL 81 22 21.8 9.17 3.47 7.79 .445 0.63 1.86 .338 1.60 2.00 .802 0.36 1.60 1.96 4.84 1.09 0.04 1.54 1.26
1988-89 SEA 74 8 11.4 4.19 1.61 4.04 .398 0.24 0.92 .265 0.73 1.04 .701 0.30 0.77 1.07 3.51 0.81 0.01 0.89 0.72
1989-90 HOU 49 18 19.1 5.84 2.22 5.94 .375 0.53 1.78 .299 0.86 1.12 .764 0.39 1.45 1.84 4.86 0.92 0.04 1.73 1.20
CAREER   928 266 27.5 10.72 4.21 9.37 .449 0.36 1.18 .303 2.04 2.63 .776 0.53 1.79 2.32 6.95 1.37 0.08 2.13 1.82

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
1976-77 HOU 82 - 2,531 911 388 814 .477 - - - 135 171 .789 55 164 219 463 125 19 - 174
1977-78 HOU 82 - 2,933 1,017 412 947 .435 - - - 193 250 .772 51 204 255 768 160 9 213 208
1978-79 GOS 82 - 3,095 1,324 530 1,146 .462 - - - 264 321 .822 65 182 247 762 152 9 255 229
1979-80 GOS 80 - 2,763 1,010 388 830 .467 12 42 .286 222 289 .768 61 159 220 602 138 3 184 196
1980-81 GOS 66 - 1,919 555 222 506 .439 4 24 .167 107 145 .738 34 120 154 464 83 2 185 140
1981-82 WAS 79 53 1,940 666 263 618 .426 2 22 .091 138 176 .784 40 126 166 551 95 6 156 105
1982-83 WAS 35 0 386 145 62 131 .473 0 5 .000 21 42 .500 8 21 29 102 25 1 47 18
1983-84 SAN 63 39 1,807 689 275 595 .462 19 69 .275 120 157 .764 23 157 180 673 92 5 147 123
1984-85 HOU 47 21 1,158 536 206 446 .462 21 66 .318 103 129 .798 21 64 85 318 62 2 102 78
1985-86 HOU 65 65 2,120 1,006 365 818 .446 45 146 .308 231 297 .778 33 110 143 571 77 5 149 124
1986-87 MIL 43 40 1,358 753 285 624 .457 46 126 .365 137 174 .787 29 96 125 290 71 6 89 82
1987-88 MIL 81 22 1,766 743 281 631 .445 51 151 .338 130 162 .802 29 130 159 392 88 3 125 102
1988-89 SEA 74 8 842 310 119 299 .398 18 68 .265 54 77 .701 22 57 79 260 60 1 66 53
1989-90 HOU 49 18 938 286 109 291 .375 26 87 .299 42 55 .764 19 71 90 238 45 2 85 59
CAREER   928 266 25,556 9,951 3,905 8,696 .449 244 806 .303 1,897 2,445 .776 490 1,661 2,151 6,454 1,273 73 1,803 1,691

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
1976-77 HOU 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 - - 0.21 49 33 .598 3.60 1.20 4.80
1977-78 HOU 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .335 3.61 0.75 0.26 28 54 .341 4.30 0.90 5.20
1978-79 GOS 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .356 2.99 0.60 0.28 38 44 .463 4.70 3.20 7.90
1979-80 GOS 80 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 3.27 0.75 0.35 23 57 .288 4.00 1.90 5.90
1980-81 GOS 66 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .193 2.51 0.45 0.29 32 33 .492 0.60 0.70 1.30
1981-82 WAS 79 53 2 0 0 0 0 0 .239 3.53 0.61 0.28 42 37 .532 1.10 2.70 3.90
1982-83 WAS 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .050 2.17 0.53 0.32 16 19 .457 -0.20 0.60 0.40
1983-84 SAN 63 39 25 1 0 0 2 0 .243 4.58 0.63 0.26 30 33 .476 3.40 0.90 4.30
1984-85 HOU 47 21 7 0 0 0 0 0 .140 3.12 0.61 0.29 28 19 .596 2.00 1.20 3.20
1985-86 HOU 65 65 17 0 0 0 0 0 .315 3.83 0.52 0.36 40 25 .615 4.50 1.13 5.63
1986-87 MIL 43 40 6 0 0 0 0 0 .309 3.26 0.80 0.28 27 16 .628 2.59 1.37 3.96
1987-88 MIL 81 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 .203 3.14 0.70 0.26 41 40 .506 2.08 1.76 3.84
1988-89 SEA 74 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 .117 3.94 0.91 0.26 40 34 .541 1.11 0.75 1.86
1989-90 HOU 49 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 .169 2.80 0.53 0.19 21 28 .429 -0.33 1.26 0.93
CAREER   928 266 67 1 0 0 2 0 .227 3.32 0.64 0.28 455 472 .491 33.45 19.57 53.12

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
1976-77 HOU 82 - .512 .477 2.47 6.83 4.73 24.71 - 2.33 0.40 - 126.61 - 1.12 - 104.5 15.07
1977-78 HOU 82 - .481 .435 1.79 7.59 4.61 34.80 16.77 2.58 0.16 17.26 120.71 10.74 1.07 104.9 106.4 16.50
1978-79 GOS 82 - .514 .462 2.24 6.36 4.29 33.02 16.53 2.30 0.16 20.16 128.49 8.46 1.16 106.9 103.9 16.84
1979-80 GOS 80 - .528 .475 2.36 6.55 4.39 29.18 16.12 2.38 0.06 17.01 152.14 8.07 1.22 109.6 107.8 15.27
1980-81 GOS 66 - .487 .443 1.94 7.04 4.45 30.74 24.51 2.05 0.06 15.62 134.33 6.53 1.10 99.8 111.1 11.70
1981-82 WAS 79 53 .479 .427 2.30 6.97 4.68 39.35 18.32 2.37 0.17 18.35 130.06 11.06 1.08 103.1 104.0 15.25
1982-83 WAS 35 0 .485 .473 2.27 6.08 4.16 39.21 23.92 3.14 0.15 21.11 97.33 5.64 1.11 93.0 99.9 14.43
1983-84 SAN 63 39 .519 .478 1.38 9.09 5.30 45.09 18.12 2.29 0.14 17.39 150.19 15.89 1.16 114.4 112.0 18.09
1984-85 HOU 47 21 .533 .485 2.03 6.17 4.10 35.80 16.87 2.52 0.10 20.63 157.85 9.49 1.20 112.6 108.3 17.41
1985-86 HOU 65 65 .530 .474 1.64 5.70 3.63 34.73 13.57 1.69 0.13 20.22 153.22 10.77 1.23 115.4 111.7 17.23
1986-87 MIL 43 40 .537 .494 2.41 7.96 5.19 31.09 11.27 2.49 0.27 23.81 160.92 7.64 1.21 113.2 108.9 19.25
1987-88 MIL 81 22 .529 .486 1.84 8.32 5.07 32.14 15.11 2.46 0.10 19.78 158.55 7.87 1.18 109.3 108.7 16.05
1988-89 SEA 74 8 .466 .428 2.85 7.85 5.28 40.31 16.55 3.43 0.07 18.89 136.40 12.83 1.04 110.0 109.3 16.71
1989-90 HOU 49 18 .454 .419 2.18 7.89 5.08 33.86 21.24 2.31 0.12 17.54 143.71 7.71 0.98 96.8 106.0 11.43
CAREER   928 266 .509 .463 2.09 7.15 4.61 33.87 16.87 2.36 0.16 18.76 152.77 9.61 1.14 108.2 107.4 15.93

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NBA Transactions

Jun 8, 1976 - The Houston Rockets selected John Lucas in Round 1 with Pick 1 in the 1976 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1976 - John Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets.
Sep 5, 1978 - John Lucas was acquired by the Golden State Warriors from the Houston Rockets in a trade.
Jun 30, 1981 - The Golden State Warriors tendered a Qualifying Offer to make John Lucas a Restricted FA.
Jul 1, 1981 - John Lucas, previously with the Golden State Warriors, became a free agent.
Oct 15, 1981 - John Lucas signed a multi-year offer sheet with the Utah Jazz. Since he is a restricted free agent, the Golden State Warriors can match.
Oct 18, 1981 - The Golden State Warriors matched the offer sheet that John Lucas signed with the Utah Jazz.
Oct 19, 1981 - John Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors.
Oct 20, 1981 - John Lucas was acquired by the Washington Bullets from the Golden State Warriors in a trade.
Jan 25, 1983 - The Washington Bullets placed the contract of John Lucas on waivers.
Jan 27, 1983 - John Lucas, previously with the Washington Bullets, became a free agent.
Aug 29, 1983 - John Lucas signed a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Sep 21, 1983 - The Cleveland Cavaliers placed the contract of John Lucas on waivers.
Sep 23, 1983 - John Lucas, previously with the Cleveland Cavaliers, became a free agent.
Dec 4, 1983 - John Lucas signed a contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
Jun 30, 1984 - The San Antonio Spurs tendered a Qualifying Offer to make John Lucas a Restricted FA.
Jul 1, 1984 - John Lucas, previously with the San Antonio Spurs, became a free agent.
Sep 12, 1984 - John Lucas signed a multi-year offer sheet with the Houston Rockets. Since he is a restricted free agent, the San Antonio Spurs can match.
Sep 13, 1984 - The San Antonio Spurs matched the offer sheet that John Lucas signed with the Houston Rockets.
Sep 13, 1984 - John Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs.
Oct 4, 1984 - John Lucas was acquired by the Houston Rockets from the San Antonio Spurs in a trade.
Dec 10, 1984 - The Houston Rockets placed the contract of John Lucas on waivers.
Dec 12, 1984 - John Lucas, previously with the Houston Rockets, became a free agent.
Feb 19, 1985 - John Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets.
Mar 14, 1986 - The Houston Rockets placed the contract of John Lucas on waivers.
Mar 18, 1986 - John Lucas, previously with the Houston Rockets, became a free agent.
Jan 17, 1987 - John Lucas signed a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Jul 1, 1987 - John Lucas, previously with the Milwaukee Bucks, became a free agent.
Nov 1, 1987 - John Lucas signed a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Jul 1, 1988 - John Lucas, previously with the Milwaukee Bucks, became a free agent.
Sep 19, 1988 - John Lucas signed a contract with the Seattle SuperSonics.
Jul 1, 1989 - John Lucas, previously with the Seattle SuperSonics, became a free agent.
Aug 17, 1989 - John Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets.
Sep 27, 1990 - John Lucas was acquired by the Atlanta Hawks from the Houston Rockets in a trade.
Oct 2, 1990 - The Atlanta Hawks placed the contract of John Lucas on waivers.
Oct 4, 1990 - John Lucas, previously with the Atlanta Hawks, became a free agent.
Oct 5, 1990 - John Lucas retired from professional basketball.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-Rookie First Team - 1977

* 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
1976-77 HOU 12 - 35.8 14.67 6.25 11.58 .540 - - - 2.17 2.83 .765 0.33 2.42 2.75 6.92 2.00 0.33 - 2.75
1981-82 WAS 7 0 10.6 4.43 2.00 3.71 .538 0.14 0.43 .333 0.29 0.43 .667 0.00 1.14 1.14 2.86 0.43 0.14 0.57 0.86
1984-85 HOU 5 4 30.4 13.60 5.20 16.00 .325 0.40 2.80 .143 2.80 4.40 .636 1.40 2.80 4.20 5.40 1.20 0.00 1.40 2.80
1986-87 MIL 12 12 30.2 15.58 5.67 12.50 .453 1.00 3.00 .333 3.25 4.00 .813 0.33 1.75 2.08 5.17 1.17 0.08 1.67 1.58
1987-88 MIL 5 0 16.0 5.80 2.00 5.40 .370 0.60 2.60 .231 1.20 1.80 .667 1.00 0.60 1.60 3.80 1.00 0.00 1.20 1.00
1988-89 SEA 4 0 9.3 2.75 1.25 4.25 .294 0.00 0.75 .000 0.25 0.50 .500 0.00 0.25 0.25 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 1.25
CAREER   45 16 25.2 11.16 4.40 9.76 .451 0.55 2.09 .261 1.96 2.62 .746 0.44 1.69 2.13 4.87 1.16 0.13 1.18 1.82

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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
1976-77 HOU 12 - 430 176 75 139 .540 - - - 26 34 .765 4 29 33 83 24 4 - 33
1981-82 WAS 7 0 74 31 14 26 .538 1 3 .333 2 3 .667 0 8 8 20 3 1 4 6
1984-85 HOU 5 4 152 68 26 80 .325 2 14 .143 14 22 .636 7 14 21 27 6 0 7 14
1986-87 MIL 12 12 362 187 68 150 .453 12 36 .333 39 48 .813 4 21 25 62 14 1 20 19
1987-88 MIL 5 0 80 29 10 27 .370 3 13 .231 6 9 .667 5 3 8 19 5 0 6 5
1988-89 SEA 4 0 37 11 5 17 .294 0 3 .000 1 2 .500 0 1 1 8 0 0 2 5
CAREER   45 16 1,135 502 198 439 .451 18 69 .261 88 118 .746 20 76 96 219 52 6 39 82

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
1976-77 HOU 12 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 - - 0.24 6 6 .500 1.00 0.10 1.20
1981-82 WAS 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .126 5.00 0.75 0.12 3 4 .429 0.20 0.10 0.30
1984-85 HOU 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 3.86 0.86 0.28 2 3 .400 -0.10 0.30 0.20
1986-87 MIL 12 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 3.10 0.70 0.32 6 6 .500 0.50 0.17 0.67
1987-88 MIL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146 3.17 0.83 0.33 2 3 .400 0.06 0.05 0.10
1988-89 SEA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .080 4.00 0.00 0.12 1 3 .250 -0.10 -0.01 -0.11
CAREER   45 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 .217 3.49 0.72 0.27 20 25 .444 1.55 0.71 2.36

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
1976-77 HOU 12 - .572 .540 1.01 7.58 4.24 25.05 - 2.60 0.50 - 130.43 - 1.27 - 105.6 17.49
1981-82 WAS 7 0 .567 .558 - 12.48 6.07 46.59 12.77 2.06 0.79 17.72 153.85 13.30 1.19 119.5 101.9 20.99
1984-85 HOU 5 4 .379 .338 3.96 9.21 6.39 24.65 7.24 1.82 - 23.70 110.42 7.12 0.85 96.4 103.0 11.34
1986-87 MIL 12 12 .546 .493 1.24 7.19 4.07 24.48 10.46 1.90 0.17 21.78 159.92 5.99 1.25 114.1 117.5 17.56
1987-88 MIL 5 0 .468 .426 6.94 4.48 5.76 33.73 16.23 3.15 - 19.50 126.78 8.69 1.07 107.3 114.8 15.34
1988-89 SEA 4 0 .308 .294 - 3.48 1.53 30.51 10.06 - - 21.72 79.41 9.27 0.65 80.7 121.7 2.67
CAREER   45 16 .511 .472 1.87 7.79 4.69 27.58 10.37 2.22 0.31 21.74 145.77 7.58 1.14 107.8 110.0 16.55

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NCAA

College: Maryland (1976)

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
1972-73 Maryland Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1973-74 Maryland So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1974-75 Maryland Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-76 Maryland Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American First Team - 1975, 1976
NABC All-American First Team - 1975
NABC All-American Third Team - 1974
AP All-American First Team - 1976
AP All-American Second Team - 1974, 1975
USBWA All-American First Team - 1976
USBWA All-American Second Team - 1975
UPI All-American First Team - 1975, 1976