Maurice Lucas PF

Current Team: N/A

Born: Feb 18, 1952 (Passed away Oct 31, 2010, aged 58)

Birthplace/Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-9 (206cm)     Weight: 215 (98kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Oct 31, 2010)

Draft Entry: 1974 NBA Draft, 1976 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 14, Chicago Bulls (1974);
Round 1, Pick 2, Portland Trail Blazers (1976)

Draft Rights Trade: CHI to NYK, May 28, 1974

Pre-Draft Team: Marquette (Jr)

High School: Schenley High School [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]

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NBA

12 Years Of Service - All-NBA Defensive 1st, 4x All-Star, #20 retired by POR

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 POR 79 - 36.2 20.24 8.00 17.18 .466 - - - 4.24 5.54 .765 3.43 7.95 11.38 2.90 1.05 0.71 - 3.72
1977-78 POR 68 - 31.2 16.37 6.66 14.54 .458 - - - 3.04 3.97 .767 2.74 6.40 9.13 2.54 0.90 0.82 2.82 3.25
1978-79 POR 69 - 35.7 20.38 8.23 17.51 .470 - - - 3.91 5.00 .783 2.78 7.59 10.38 3.12 0.96 1.17 3.38 3.68
1979-80 * All Teams 63 - 29.9 14.65 5.89 12.90 .456 0.03 0.14 .222 2.84 3.79 .749 2.27 6.25 8.52 3.30 0.67 0.98 3.46 3.54
1979-80 * POR 41 - 28.7 14.34 5.93 13.46 .440 0.05 0.12 .400 2.44 3.34 .730 2.07 5.85 7.93 3.05 0.56 0.85 3.61 3.44
1979-80 * NJN 22 - 32.2 15.23 5.82 11.86 .490 0.00 0.18 .000 3.59 4.64 .775 2.64 7.00 9.64 3.77 0.86 1.23 3.18 3.73
1980-81 NJN 68 - 31.8 14.69 5.94 12.28 .484 0.00 0.03 .000 2.81 3.74 .752 2.25 6.21 8.46 2.54 0.84 0.87 2.59 3.82
1981-82 NYK 80 74 33.4 15.79 6.31 12.51 .504 0.00 0.04 .000 3.16 4.36 .725 3.42 7.86 11.29 2.24 0.85 0.88 2.16 3.86
1982-83 PHX 77 71 33.6 16.48 6.43 13.57 .474 0.01 0.04 .333 3.61 4.62 .781 2.61 7.77 10.38 2.84 0.73 0.56 2.87 3.56
1983-84 PHX 75 69 30.8 15.93 6.01 12.11 .497 0.00 0.07 .000 3.91 5.11 .765 2.77 6.89 9.67 2.71 0.73 0.52 2.36 3.13
1984-85 PHX 63 22 26.5 13.37 5.49 11.54 .476 0.00 0.06 .000 2.38 3.17 .750 2.19 6.65 8.84 2.30 0.62 0.27 2.40 2.90
1985-86 LAL 77 8 22.7 10.19 3.92 8.48 .462 0.01 0.03 .500 2.34 2.99 .783 2.13 5.22 7.35 1.09 0.58 0.31 1.52 3.29
1986-87 SEA 63 0 17.8 7.94 2.78 6.16 .451 0.00 0.08 .000 2.38 2.97 .802 1.40 3.48 4.87 1.03 0.54 0.33 1.19 2.71
1987-88 POR 73 0 16.3 6.10 2.30 5.11 .450 0.00 0.04 .000 1.49 2.03 .736 1.38 2.93 4.32 1.29 0.45 0.14 1.00 2.58
CAREER   855 244 29.0 14.43 5.70 12.04 .473 0.01 0.06 .111 3.04 3.98 .763 2.48 6.32 8.80 2.32 0.75 0.63 2.33 3.35

☆ 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
1976-77 POR 79 - 2,863 1,599 632 1,357 .466 - - - 335 438 .765 271 628 899 229 83 56 - 294
1977-78 POR 68 - 2,119 1,113 453 989 .458 - - - 207 270 .767 186 435 621 173 61 56 192 221
1978-79 POR 69 - 2,462 1,406 568 1,208 .470 - - - 270 345 .783 192 524 716 215 66 81 233 254
1979-80 * All Teams 63 - 1,884 923 371 813 .456 2 9 .222 179 239 .749 143 394 537 208 42 62 218 223
1979-80 * POR 41 - 1,176 588 243 552 .440 2 5 .400 100 137 .730 85 240 325 125 23 35 148 141
1979-80 * NJN 22 - 708 335 128 261 .490 0 4 .000 79 102 .775 58 154 212 83 19 27 70 82
1980-81 NJN 68 - 2,162 999 404 835 .484 0 2 .000 191 254 .752 153 422 575 173 57 59 176 260
1981-82 NYK 80 74 2,671 1,263 505 1,001 .504 0 3 .000 253 349 .725 274 629 903 179 68 70 173 309
1982-83 PHX 77 71 2,586 1,269 495 1,045 .474 1 3 .333 278 356 .781 201 598 799 219 56 43 221 274
1983-84 PHX 75 69 2,309 1,195 451 908 .497 0 5 .000 293 383 .765 208 517 725 203 55 39 177 235
1984-85 PHX 63 22 1,670 842 346 727 .476 0 4 .000 150 200 .750 138 419 557 145 39 17 151 183
1985-86 LAL 77 8 1,750 785 302 653 .462 1 2 .500 180 230 .783 164 402 566 84 45 24 117 253
1986-87 SEA 63 0 1,120 500 175 388 .451 0 5 .000 150 187 .802 88 219 307 65 34 21 75 171
1987-88 POR 73 0 1,191 445 168 373 .450 0 3 .000 109 148 .736 101 214 315 94 33 10 73 188
CAREER   855 244 24,787 12,339 4,870 10,297 .473 4 36 .111 2,595 3,399 .763 2,119 5,401 7,520 1,987 639 538 1,806 2,865

☆ 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
1976-77 POR 79 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .238 - - 0.32 48 31 .608 4.90 3.90 8.70
1977-78 POR 68 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 0.90 0.32 0.27 48 20 .706 2.20 3.50 5.80
1978-79 POR 69 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .221 0.92 0.28 0.29 37 32 .536 2.90 3.30 6.20
1979-80 * All Teams 63 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 0.95 0.19 0.29 25 38 .397 -0.30 2.70 2.40
1979-80 * POR 41 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .108 0.84 0.16 0.25 15 26 .366 -1.00 1.60 0.60
1979-80 * NJN 22 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .061 1.19 0.27 0.39 10 12 .455 0.60 1.10 1.80
1980-81 NJN 68 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 .166 0.98 0.32 0.30 21 47 .309 1.20 2.30 3.50
1981-82 NYK 80 74 17 0 0 2 0 0 .194 1.03 0.39 0.35 32 48 .400 4.10 3.20 7.40
1982-83 PHX 77 71 36 0 0 1 0 0 .201 0.99 0.25 0.34 48 29 .623 2.40 4.70 7.10
1983-84 PHX 75 69 28 0 0 1 0 0 .178 1.15 0.31 0.42 40 35 .533 3.60 2.80 6.40
1984-85 PHX 63 22 19 0 0 0 0 0 .140 0.96 0.26 0.28 27 36 .429 0.10 2.40 2.50
1985-86 LAL 77 8 16 0 0 0 0 0 .108 0.72 0.38 0.35 57 20 .740 1.56 2.41 3.97
1986-87 SEA 63 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .087 0.87 0.45 0.48 29 34 .460 1.25 1.01 2.26
1987-88 POR 73 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .080 1.29 0.45 0.40 48 25 .658 0.84 1.36 2.20
CAREER   855 244 122 0 2 4 0 0 .153 0.97 0.31 0.33 460 395 .538 25.06 30.88 56.04

☆ 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
1976-77 POR 79 - .516 .466 9.91 22.19 16.15 11.47 - 1.29 1.04 - 123.06 - 1.18 - 97.2 18.27
1977-78 POR 68 - .502 .458 9.34 20.92 15.25 11.88 14.77 1.33 1.43 24.24 122.47 -3.71 1.13 99.7 96.1 17.33
1978-79 POR 69 - .517 .470 8.56 23.95 16.16 13.14 14.63 1.24 1.84 25.50 125.28 -3.72 1.16 103.1 101.3 18.37
1979-80 * All Teams 63 - .503 .458 8.09 22.73 15.34 16.52 19.19 1.06 1.87 24.21 142.75 -4.29 1.14 96.0 102.1 14.86
1979-80 * POR 41 - .480 .442 7.83 22.77 15.19 16.23 19.47 0.95 1.73 26.52 157.01 -5.75 1.07 91.8 102.8 13.75
1979-80 * NJN 22 - .548 .490 8.48 22.55 15.51 16.95 18.62 1.22 2.09 20.49 126.49 -2.01 1.28 103.9 100.9 16.48
1980-81 NJN 68 - .528 .484 7.81 22.52 15.00 11.58 15.68 1.20 1.54 20.53 123.58 -2.72 1.20 101.7 105.3 14.69
1981-82 NYK 80 74 .547 .504 11.51 27.49 19.34 9.58 13.03 1.23 1.52 20.49 122.94 -2.04 1.26 110.9 105.5 17.98
1982-83 PHX 77 71 .528 .474 8.97 24.48 17.06 11.94 15.53 1.02 0.93 22.46 158.79 -2.94 1.21 103.2 98.5 16.11
1983-84 PHX 75 69 .555 .497 10.48 26.34 18.37 11.98 14.12 1.13 0.98 22.28 126.17 -1.80 1.32 110.7 106.0 18.11
1984-85 PHX 63 22 .517 .476 9.51 27.99 18.89 12.80 15.63 1.10 0.57 23.55 122.59 -3.24 1.16 99.7 104.5 15.10
1985-86 LAL 77 8 .520 .463 11.11 25.07 18.38 6.08 13.43 1.21 0.75 20.09 174.51 -3.46 1.20 106.5 104.7 13.87
1986-87 SEA 63 0 .532 .451 8.58 21.32 14.95 7.74 13.75 1.45 1.06 19.32 125.32 -2.82 1.29 109.9 109.8 13.78
1987-88 POR 73 0 .508 .450 9.16 19.39 14.28 9.94 14.28 1.28 0.48 16.91 118.69 -0.83 1.19 106.6 107.5 11.53
CAREER   855 244 .523 .473 9.44 23.82 16.67 11.36 14.99 1.20 1.22 22.04 134.75 -2.89 1.20 104.0 102.8 16.30

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NBA Transactions

May 27, 1974 - The Chicago Bulls selected Maurice Lucas in Round 1 with Pick 14 in the 1974 NBA Draft.
May 28, 1974 - The New York Knicks acquired the Draft Rights to Maurice Lucas from the Chicago Bulls in a trade.
Aug 5, 1976 - The Portland Trail Blazers selected Maurice Lucas, formerly of the ABA Kentucky Colonels, in Round 1 with Pick 2 of the ABA Dispersal Draft.
Sep 1, 1976 - Maurice Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the Portland Trail Blazers.
Feb 8, 1980 - Maurice Lucas was acquired by the New Jersey Nets from the Portland Trail Blazers in a trade.
Oct 25, 1981 - Maurice Lucas was acquired by the New York Knicks from the New Jersey Nets in a trade.
Jul 7, 1982 - Maurice Lucas was acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the New York Knicks in a trade.
Jul 1, 1984 - Maurice Lucas, previously with the Phoenix Suns, became a free agent.
Nov 2, 1984 - Maurice Lucas signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns.
Aug 19, 1985 - Maurice Lucas was acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers from the Phoenix Suns in a trade.
Sep 6, 1985 - Maurice Lucas signed a veteran extension with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Sep 26, 1986 - The Los Angeles Lakers placed the contract of Maurice Lucas on waivers.
Sep 30, 1986 - The Seattle SuperSonics made a successful waiver claim for the contract of Maurice Lucas.
Jun 30, 1987 - The Seattle SuperSonics tendered a Qualifying Offer to make Maurice Lucas a Restricted FA.
Jul 1, 1987 - Maurice Lucas, previously with the Seattle SuperSonics, became a free agent.
Nov 6, 1987 - Maurice Lucas signed a multi-year offer sheet with the Portland Trail Blazers. Since he is a restricted free agent, the Seattle SuperSonics can match.
Nov 10, 1987 - Maurice Lucas signed a contract with the Portland Trail Blazers.
Jul 1, 1988 - Maurice Lucas, previously with the Portland Trail Blazers, became a free agent.
Jul 12, 1988 - The Portland Trail Blazers renounced their free-agent exception rights to Maurice Lucas.
Oct 31, 2010 - Maurice Lucas passed away. He was 58 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA Second Team - 1978
Player Of The Week - 12/26/1982
All-NBA Defensive First Team - 1978
All-NBA Defensive Second Team - 1979

* 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 POR 19 - 38.5 21.21 8.63 16.63 .519 - - - 3.95 5.32 .743 2.26 7.63 9.89 4.16 1.47 1.21 - 4.16
1977-78 POR 6 - 38.8 17.17 7.67 18.00 .426 - - - 1.83 3.17 .579 3.17 9.33 12.50 2.50 0.67 0.33 3.17 4.67
1978-79 POR 3 - 34.7 11.00 4.67 13.67 .341 - - - 1.67 2.33 .714 0.67 10.00 10.67 6.00 1.00 0.33 3.67 4.00
1982-83 PHX 2 0 28.5 13.00 6.00 10.50 .571 0.00 0.00 .000 1.00 2.00 .500 2.50 3.50 6.00 4.00 1.50 0.00 2.00 2.50
1983-84 PHX 17 0 33.5 17.35 6.82 13.35 .511 0.00 0.00 .000 3.71 4.59 .808 2.47 7.47 9.94 3.59 0.71 0.47 1.71 3.88
1984-85 PHX 3 0 28.0 19.67 7.33 15.67 .468 0.00 0.00 .000 5.00 6.33 .789 4.00 7.00 11.00 3.33 0.67 0.67 2.67 4.00
1985-86 LAL 14 0 23.4 9.43 4.21 8.00 .527 0.00 0.00 .000 1.00 1.36 .737 2.07 4.43 6.50 0.71 0.43 0.36 0.86 3.79
1986-87 SEA 14 0 18.9 7.00 2.50 6.43 .389 0.00 0.07 .000 2.00 2.71 .737 1.36 3.29 4.64 1.36 0.86 0.36 1.21 3.07
1987-88 POR 4 0 15.8 2.50 1.00 3.25 .308 0.00 0.00 .000 0.50 1.00 .500 2.25 4.00 6.25 1.25 0.25 0.00 1.25 3.00
CAREER   82 0 29.7 14.13 5.76 11.89 .484 0.00 0.02 .000 2.62 3.52 .744 2.20 6.22 8.41 2.74 0.87 0.56 1.67 3.78

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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 POR 19 - 731 403 164 316 .519 - - - 75 101 .743 43 145 188 79 28 23 - 79
1977-78 POR 6 - 233 103 46 108 .426 - - - 11 19 .579 19 56 75 15 4 2 19 28
1978-79 POR 3 - 104 33 14 41 .341 - - - 5 7 .714 2 30 32 18 3 1 11 12
1982-83 PHX 2 0 57 26 12 21 .571 0 0 .000 2 4 .500 5 7 12 8 3 0 4 5
1983-84 PHX 17 0 570 295 116 227 .511 0 0 .000 63 78 .808 42 127 169 61 12 8 29 66
1984-85 PHX 3 0 84 59 22 47 .468 0 0 .000 15 19 .789 12 21 33 10 2 2 8 12
1985-86 LAL 14 0 328 132 59 112 .527 0 0 .000 14 19 .737 29 62 91 10 6 5 12 53
1986-87 SEA 14 0 264 98 35 90 .389 0 1 .000 28 38 .737 19 46 65 19 12 5 17 43
1987-88 POR 4 0 63 10 4 13 .308 0 0 .000 2 4 .500 9 16 25 5 1 0 5 12
CAREER   82 0 2,434 1,159 472 975 .484 0 1 .000 215 289 .744 180 510 690 225 71 46 105 310

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 POR 19 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 - - 0.32 14 5 .737 1.20 1.30 2.60
1977-78 POR 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 0.79 0.21 0.18 2 4 .333 -0.20 0.40 0.10
1978-79 POR 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 1.64 0.27 0.17 1 2 .333 -0.20 0.20 -0.10
1982-83 PHX 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146 2.00 0.75 0.19 1 1 .500 0.10 - 0.10
1983-84 PHX 17 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 .240 2.10 0.41 0.34 9 8 .529 1.30 0.60 2.00
1984-85 PHX 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .235 1.25 0.25 0.40 0 3 .000 0.10 - 0.10
1985-86 LAL 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .104 0.83 0.50 0.17 8 6 .571 0.39 0.45 0.84
1986-87 SEA 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .089 1.12 0.71 0.42 7 7 .500 -0.15 0.38 0.23
1987-88 POR 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .055 1.00 0.20 0.31 1 3 .250 -0.11 0.09 -0.03
CAREER   82 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 .192 1.39 0.41 0.30 43 39 .524 2.43 3.42 5.85

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 POR 19 - .559 .519 6.46 20.51 13.70 15.67 - 1.73 1.76 - 126.16 - 1.28 - 94.2 19.01
1977-78 POR 6 - .443 .426 9.39 25.45 17.76 10.29 14.04 0.86 0.49 25.01 100.49 -4.26 0.95 88.1 98.2 13.77
1978-79 POR 3 - .374 .341 1.99 32.45 16.59 25.27 19.97 1.37 0.57 21.86 105.57 1.01 0.80 77.6 98.3 10.08
1982-83 PHX 2 0 .571 .571 8.60 13.36 10.85 19.80 14.95 2.50 - 18.46 107.14 2.37 1.24 111.4 107.7 18.75
1983-84 PHX 17 0 .564 .511 8.72 24.84 17.02 15.48 9.99 1.03 0.84 21.41 131.87 2.12 1.30 118.8 108.1 19.78
1984-85 PHX 3 0 .533 .468 16.46 31.86 23.77 17.44 12.63 1.04 1.29 28.97 125.76 -1.48 1.26 109.3 121.8 20.88
1985-86 LAL 14 0 .548 .527 11.25 21.42 16.63 3.77 9.07 0.88 0.87 16.77 126.36 -1.66 1.18 114.5 108.3 13.29
1986-87 SEA 14 0 .459 .389 7.37 21.53 13.79 9.64 13.74 2.24 1.20 19.16 112.57 -1.70 1.09 98.5 109.3 11.40
1987-88 POR 4 0 .339 .308 13.65 32.73 21.77 10.04 25.30 0.76 - 12.19 80.77 -2.62 0.77 81.1 108.6 5.81
CAREER   82 0 .526 .484 8.26 23.55 15.88 13.00 12.40 1.39 1.11 20.49 122.80 -0.46 1.19 106.2 104.3 16.76

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1978, 1983
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1977, 1979

* 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
1977 West 1 - 11 6 3 9 .333 - - - 0 0 .000 2 2 4 2 1 1 - 2
1978 West 1 - 33 12 6 13 .462 - - - 0 0 .000 6 7 13 4 1 0 0 2
1979 West 1 - 19 10 4 10 .400 - - - 2 2 1.000 1 6 7 1 0 0 3 5
1983 West 1 1 27 6 3 8 .375 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 1 6 7 1 0 0 1 1
TOTAL   4 2 90 34 16 40 .400 0 0 .000 2 3 .667 10 21 31 8 2 1 4 10
AVERAGES   4 2 22.5 8.50 4.00 10.00 .400 0.00 0.00 .000 0.50 0.75 .667 2.50 5.25 7.75 2.00 0.50 0.25 1.00 2.50

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NCAA

College: Marquette (1974)

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
1971-72 Marquette Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1972-73 Marquette So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1973-74 Marquette Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

NABC All-American Third Team - 1974
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1974

High School Basketball

Prep/High School: Schenley High School [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]

Prep/High School Awards & Honors

Mr. Basketball USA - 1971