Nate Thurmond FC

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jul 25, 1941 (Passed away Jul 16, 2016, aged 74)

Birthplace: Akron, Ohio (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 225 (102kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Jul 16, 2016)

Draft Entry: 1963 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 3, Golden State Warriors

Pre-Draft Team: Bowling Green (Sr)

High School: Central-Hower High School [Akron, Ohio]

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NBA

15 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, Hall of Fame Player, 2x All-NBA Defensive 1st, 7x All-Star, #42 retired by CLE, #42 retired by GOS

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
1963-64 GOS 76 - 25.9 2.88 7.29 .395 - - - 1.25 2.28 .549 - - 10.39 1.13 - - 2.42 - 7.01
1964-65 GOS 77 - 41.2 6.74 16.10 .419 - - - 3.05 4.64 .658 - - 18.12 2.04 - - 3.01 - 16.53
1965-66 GOS 73 - 39.6 6.22 15.33 .406 - - - 3.84 5.86 .654 - - 17.97 1.52 - - 3.05 - 16.27
1966-67 GOS 65 - 42.5 7.18 16.43 .437 - - - 4.31 6.85 .629 - - 21.26 2.55 - - 2.82 - 18.68
1967-68 GOS 51 - 43.6 7.49 18.22 .411 - - - 5.53 8.59 .644 - - 21.98 4.22 - - 2.69 - 20.51
1968-69 GOS 71 - 45.2 8.04 19.63 .410 - - - 5.38 8.75 .615 - - 19.75 3.56 - - 2.41 - 21.46
1969-70 GOS 43 - 44.6 7.93 19.16 .414 - - - 6.07 8.05 .754 - - 17.72 3.49 - - 2.56 - 21.93
1970-71 GOS 82 - 40.9 7.60 17.09 .445 - - - 4.82 6.60 .730 - - 13.76 3.13 - - 2.34 - 20.01
1971-72 GOS 78 - 43.1 8.05 18.64 .432 - - - 5.35 7.19 .743 - - 16.05 2.95 - - 2.74 - 21.45
1972-73 GOS 79 - 43.3 6.54 14.67 .446 - - - 3.99 5.56 .718 - - 17.08 3.54 - - 3.04 - 17.08
1973-74 GOS 62 - 39.7 4.97 11.19 .444 - - - 3.08 4.63 .666 4.02 10.15 14.16 2.66 0.66 2.89 2.89 - 13.02
1974-75 CHI 80 - 34.5 3.12 8.57 .364 - - - 1.65 2.80 .589 3.24 8.06 11.30 4.10 0.57 2.44 3.39 - 7.90
1975-76 * All Teams 78 - 17.9 1.82 4.32 .421 - - - 0.79 1.58 .504 1.47 3.85 5.32 1.21 0.28 1.26 2.05 - 4.44
1975-76 CLE 65 - 17.4 1.88 4.49 .418 - - - 0.83 1.62 .514 1.55 3.74 5.29 1.05 0.28 1.32 2.23 - 4.58
1975-76 * CHI 13 - 20.0 1.54 3.46 .444 - - - 0.62 1.38 .444 1.08 4.38 5.46 2.00 0.31 0.92 1.15 - 3.69
1976-77 CLE 49 - 20.3 2.04 5.02 .407 - - - 1.39 2.16 .642 2.47 5.16 7.63 1.69 0.33 1.65 2.61 - 5.47
CAREER   964 - 37.2 5.73 13.59 .421 - - - 3.52 5.28 .667 2.77 6.79 15.00 2.67 0.46 2.06 2.72 - 14.98

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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
1963-64 GOS 76 - 1966 219 554 .395 - - - 95 173 .549 - - 790 86 - - 184 - 533
1964-65 GOS 77 - 3173 519 1240 .419 - - - 235 357 .658 - - 1395 157 - - 232 - 1273
1965-66 GOS 73 - 2891 454 1119 .406 - - - 280 428 .654 - - 1312 111 - - 223 - 1188
1966-67 GOS 65 - 2761 467 1068 .437 - - - 280 445 .629 - - 1382 166 - - 183 - 1214
1967-68 GOS 51 - 2222 382 929 .411 - - - 282 438 .644 - - 1121 215 - - 137 - 1046
1968-69 GOS 71 - 3208 571 1394 .410 - - - 382 621 .615 - - 1402 253 - - 171 - 1524
1969-70 GOS 43 - 1919 341 824 .414 - - - 261 346 .754 - - 762 150 - - 110 - 943
1970-71 GOS 82 - 3351 623 1401 .445 - - - 395 541 .730 - - 1128 257 - - 192 - 1641
1971-72 GOS 78 - 3362 628 1454 .432 - - - 417 561 .743 - - 1252 230 - - 214 - 1673
1972-73 GOS 79 - 3419 517 1159 .446 - - - 315 439 .718 - - 1349 280 - - 240 - 1349
1973-74 GOS 62 - 2463 308 694 .444 - - - 191 287 .666 249 629 878 165 41 179 179 - 807
1974-75 CHI 80 - 2756 250 686 .364 - - - 132 224 .589 259 645 904 328 46 195 271 - 632
1975-76 * All Teams 78 - 1393 142 337 .421 - - - 62 123 .504 115 300 415 94 22 98 160 - 346
1975-76 CLE 65 - 1133 122 292 .418 - - - 54 105 .514 101 243 344 68 18 86 145 - 298
1975-76 * CHI 13 - 260 20 45 .444 - - - 8 18 .444 14 57 71 26 4 12 15 - 48
1976-77 CLE 49 - 997 100 246 .407 - - - 68 106 .642 121 253 374 83 16 81 128 - 268
CAREER   964 - 35881 5521 13105 .421 - - - 3395 5089 .667 744 1827 14464 2575 125 553 2624 - 14437

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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
1963-64 GOS 76 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .090 - - 0.31 46 29 .613 -0.90 4.40 3.50
1964-65 GOS 77 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 - - 0.29 17 60 .221 1.00 5.10 6.10
1965-66 GOS 73 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .159 - - 0.38 32 40 .444 0.30 4.00 4.30
1966-67 GOS 65 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .166 - - 0.42 38 27 .585 1.70 5.60 7.20
1967-68 GOS 51 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .164 - - 0.47 32 19 .627 0.50 4.70 5.20
1968-69 GOS 71 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .241 - - 0.45 38 33 .535 0.50 6.10 6.50
1969-70 GOS 43 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .138 - - 0.42 21 22 .488 0.70 3.00 3.70
1970-71 GOS 82 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .255 - - 0.39 41 41 .500 3.80 3.40 7.20
1971-72 GOS 78 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .247 - - 0.39 49 29 .628 2.60 6.40 9.00
1972-73 GOS 79 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215 - - 0.38 46 33 .582 3.20 6.70 9.90
1973-74 GOS 62 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .127 - - 0.41 35 27 .565 2.60 3.40 6.00
1974-75 CHI 80 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 - - 0.33 45 35 .562 -0.80 5.40 4.70
1975-76 * All Teams 78 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .072 - - 0.36 46 32 .590 - - -
1975-76 CLE 65 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .054 - - 0.36 43 22 .662 0.10 1.90 1.90
1975-76 * CHI 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .015 - - 0.40 3 10 .231 0.10 0.40 0.40
1976-77 CLE 49 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053 - - 0.43 27 22 .551 0.50 1.80 2.30
CAREER   964 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .258 - - 0.39 513 449 .533 15.80 61.90 77.50

☆ 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
1963-64 GOS 76 - .423 .395 - - - - - - - - 94.44 - 0.96 - - 14.15
1964-65 GOS 77 - .456 .419 - - - 7.12 - - - - 107.68 - 1.03 - - 15.90
1965-66 GOS 73 - .454 .406 - - - 5.00 - - - - 105.99 - 1.06 - - 14.97
1966-67 GOS 65 - .480 .437 - - - 7.48 - - - - 106.65 - 1.14 - - 18.66
1967-68 GOS 51 - .466 .411 - - - 12.99 - - - - 105.50 - 1.13 - - 18.37
1968-69 GOS 71 - .457 .410 - - - 11.60 - - - - 102.47 - 1.09 - - 20.00
1969-70 GOS 43 - .483 .414 - - - 10.88 - - - - 116.82 - 1.14 - - 17.80
1970-71 GOS 82 - .501 .445 - - - 11.11 - - - - 117.48 - 1.17 - - 19.63
1971-72 GOS 78 - .492 .432 - - - 9.84 - - - - 117.52 - 1.15 - - 19.46
1972-73 GOS 79 - .499 .446 - - - 10.36 - - - - 116.36 - 1.16 - - 18.43
1973-74 GOS 62 - .492 .444 9.76 23.61 16.84 8.18 - 0.73 3.58 - 110.93 - 1.16 - 95.2 15.03
1974-75 CHI 80 - .403 .364 9.95 24.53 17.28 16.86 - 0.80 3.98 - 95.37 - 0.92 - 90.6 13.64
1975-76 * All Teams 78 - .442 .421 8.14 22.98 15.27 8.82 - 0.75 3.90 - 92.54 - 1.03 - 93.8 12.00
1975-76 CLE 65 - .441 .418 8.86 22.82 15.61 7.74 - 0.75 4.18 - 93.21 - 1.02 - 93.5 11.87
1975-76 * CHI 13 - .454 .444 5.09 23.72 13.78 14.12 - 0.74 2.63 - 88.89 - 1.07 - 95.7 11.42
1976-77 CLE 49 - .458 .407 11.93 26.66 19.05 10.78 - 0.76 4.42 - 104.80 - 1.09 - 93.5 14.88
CAREER   964 - .470 .421 9.89 25.31 17.44 10.07 - 0.78 4.02 - 108.84 - 1.10 - 92.6 16.91

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NBA Transactions

Apr 30, 1963 - The San Francisco Warriors selected Nate Thurmond in Round 1 with Pick 3 in the 1963 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1963 - Nate Thurmond signed a multi-year contract with the San Francisco Warriors.
Jul 1, 1972 - Nate Thurmond, previously with the Golden State Warriors, became a free agent.
Sep 15, 1972 - Nate Thurmond signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors.
Sep 3, 1974 - Nate Thurmond was acquired by the Chicago Bulls from the Golden State Warriors in a trade.
Nov 27, 1975 - Nate Thurmond was acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Chicago Bulls in a trade.
Jul 1, 1977 - Nate Thurmond, previously with the Cleveland Cavaliers, became a free agent.
Jul 16, 2016 - Nate Thurmond passed away. He was 74 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
All-NBA Defensive First Team - 1969, 1971
All-NBA Defensive Second Team - 1972, 1973, 1974
All-Rookie First Team - 1964

* 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
1963-64 GOS 12 - 34.2 3.50 8.00 .438 - - - 3.00 4.42 .679 - - 12.33 0.83 - - 3.83 - 10.00
1966-67 GOS 15 - 46.0 6.20 14.33 .433 - - - 3.47 6.07 .571 - - 23.07 3.13 - - 3.47 - 15.87
1968-69 GOS 6 - 43.8 6.67 17.00 .392 - - - 3.33 5.67 .588 - - 19.50 4.67 - - 3.00 - 16.67
1970-71 GOS 5 - 38.4 7.20 19.40 .371 - - - 3.20 4.00 .800 - - 10.20 3.00 - - 4.00 - 17.60
1971-72 GOS 5 - 46.0 10.60 24.40 .434 - - - 4.20 5.60 .750 - - 17.80 5.20 - - 2.40 - 25.40
1972-73 GOS 11 - 41.8 5.82 14.64 .398 - - - 2.91 3.64 .800 - - 13.18 3.64 - - 2.73 - 14.55
1974-75 CHI 13 - 19.5 1.08 2.92 .368 - - - 1.38 2.85 .486 1.85 4.85 6.69 2.38 0.38 1.62 2.77 - 3.54
1975-76 CLE 13 - 28.8 2.85 6.08 .468 - - - 1.00 2.46 .406 2.92 6.08 9.00 2.15 0.46 2.23 4.00 - 6.69
1975-76 * All Teams 13 - 28.8 2.85 6.08 .468 - - - 1.00 2.46 .406 2.92 6.08 9.00 2.15 0.46 2.23 4.00 - 6.69
1976-77 CLE 1 - 1.0 0.00 0.00 .000 - - - 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 1.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 - 0.00
CAREER   81 - 35.5 4.68 11.23 .416 - - - 2.57 4.14 .621 2.30 5.30 13.59 2.78 0.41 1.89 3.28 - 11.93

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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
1963-64 GOS 12 - 410 42 96 .438 - - - 36 53 .679 - - 148 10 - - 46 - 120
1966-67 GOS 15 - 690 93 215 .433 - - - 52 91 .571 - - 346 47 - - 52 - 238
1968-69 GOS 6 - 263 40 102 .392 - - - 20 34 .588 - - 117 28 - - 18 - 100
1970-71 GOS 5 - 192 36 97 .371 - - - 16 20 .800 - - 51 15 - - 20 - 88
1971-72 GOS 5 - 230 53 122 .434 - - - 21 28 .750 - - 89 26 - - 12 - 127
1972-73 GOS 11 - 460 64 161 .398 - - - 32 40 .800 - - 145 40 - - 30 - 160
1974-75 CHI 13 - 254 14 38 .368 - - - 18 37 .486 24 63 87 31 5 21 36 - 46
1975-76 CLE 13 - 375 37 79 .468 - - - 13 32 .406 38 79 117 28 6 29 52 - 87
1975-76 * All Teams 13 - 375 37 79 .468 - - - 13 32 .406 38 79 117 28 6 29 52 - 87
1976-77 CLE 1 - 1 0 0 .000 - - - 0 0 .000 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 - 0
CAREER   81 - 2875 379 910 .416 - - - 208 335 .621 62 143 1101 225 11 51 266 - 966

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
1963-64 GOS 12 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .103 - - 0.55 5 7 .417 0.40 0.70 1.20
1966-67 GOS 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199 - - 0.42 9 6 .600 0.40 1.40 1.80
1968-69 GOS 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312 - - 0.33 2 4 .333 -0.10 0.60 0.50
1970-71 GOS 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 - - 0.21 1 4 .200 -0.20 - -0.20
1971-72 GOS 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .401 - - 0.23 1 4 .200 0.10 0.20 0.40
1972-73 GOS 11 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 - - 0.25 5 6 .455 - 0.50 0.50
1974-75 CHI 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094 - - 0.97 7 6 .538 -0.10 0.60 0.40
1975-76 CLE 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .132 - - 0.41 6 7 .462 0.10 0.80 0.90
1975-76 * All Teams 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .132 - - 0.41 6 7 .462 0.10 0.80 0.90
1976-77 CLE 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 - - 0.00 1 0 1.000 - - -
CAREER   81 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180 - - 0.37 37 44 .457 0.70 5.60 6.40

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
1963-64 GOS 12 - .503 .438 - - - 3.16 - - - - 111.67 - 1.25 - - 13.22
1966-67 GOS 15 - .467 .433 - - - 8.15 - - - - 100.40 - 1.11 - - 16.55
1968-69 GOS 6 - .427 .392 - - - 17.60 - - - - 98.04 - 0.98 - - 17.72
1970-71 GOS 5 - .416 .371 - - - 13.20 - - - - 117.11 - 0.91 - - 13.60
1971-72 GOS 5 - .473 .434 - - - 19.15 - - - - 118.44 - 1.04 - - 21.50
1972-73 GOS 11 - .448 .398 - - - 12.36 - - - - 119.75 - 0.99 - - 14.87
1974-75 CHI 13 - .424 .368 9.70 26.05 17.78 17.36 - 0.97 4.70 - 85.49 - 1.21 - 88.8 13.72
1975-76 CLE 13 - .467 .468 10.33 23.58 16.65 10.87 - 0.79 4.53 - 87.46 - 1.10 - 90.6 13.15
1975-76 * All Teams 13 - .467 .468 10.33 23.58 16.65 10.87 - 0.79 4.53 - 87.46 - 1.10 - 90.6 13.45
1976-77 CLE 1 - .000 .000 - 107.46 47.52 - - - 58.06 - 0.00 - 0.00 - 25.4 43.57
CAREER   81 - .457 .416 9.86 24.57 16.93 12.56 - 0.85 4.67 - 103.74 - 1.06 - 89.8 15.20

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1965, 1973, 1974

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game 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
1965 West 1 - 10 0 2 .000 - - - 0 0 .000 - - 3 0 - - 1 - 0
1966 West 1 - 33 3 16 .188 - - - 1 3 .333 - - 16 1 - - 1 - 7
1967 West 1 - 42 7 16 .438 - - - 2 4 .500 - - 18 0 - - 1 - 16
1973 West 1 - 14 2 5 .400 - - - 0 0 .000 - - 4 1 - - 2 - 4
1974 West 1 - 5 2 4 .500 - - - 0 1 .000 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 - 4
TOTAL   5 - 104 14 43 .326 - - - 3 8 .375 1 43 44 2 0 0 5 - 31
AVERAGES   5 - 20.8 2.80 8.60 .326 - - - 0.60 1.60 .375 0.20 8.60 8.80 0.40 0.00 0.00 1.00 - 6.20

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NCAA

College: Bowling Green (1963)

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
1959-60 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1960-61 Bowling Green So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1961-62 Bowling Green Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1962-63 Bowling Green Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American Second Team - 1963
UPI All-American Second Team - 1963
NEA All-American First Team - 1963