Paul Westphal G

Current Team: N/A

Born: Nov 30, 1950 (Passed away Jan 2, 2021, aged 70)

Birthplace/Hometown: Torrance, California

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-4 (193cm)     Weight: 195 (88kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Jan 2, 2021)

Draft Entry: 1972 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 10, Boston Celtics

Pre-Draft Team: USC (Sr)

High School: Aviation High School [Redondo Beach, California]

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NBA

12 Years Of Service - Hall of Fame Player, 3x All-NBA 1st, 5x All-Star, #44 retired by PHX

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
1972-73 BOS 60 - 8.0 4.08 1.48 3.53 .420 - - - 1.12 1.43 .779 - - 1.12 1.15 - - - 1.47
1973-74 BOS 82 - 14.2 7.17 2.90 5.79 .501 - - - 1.37 1.87 .732 0.60 1.15 1.74 2.09 0.48 0.41 - 2.11
1974-75 BOS 82 - 19.3 9.79 4.17 8.17 .510 - - - 1.45 1.90 .763 0.54 1.45 1.99 2.87 0.95 0.40 - 2.34
1975-76 PHX 82 - 36.1 20.48 8.01 16.21 .494 - - - 4.45 5.37 .830 0.90 2.26 3.16 5.37 2.56 0.46 - 2.66
1976-77 PHX 81 - 32.1 21.31 8.42 16.26 .518 - - - 4.47 5.42 .825 0.70 1.64 2.35 5.67 1.65 0.26 - 2.11
1977-78 PHX 80 - 31.0 25.18 10.11 19.60 .516 - - - 4.95 6.09 .813 0.51 1.54 2.05 5.46 1.73 0.39 3.50 2.02
1978-79 PHX 81 - 32.6 23.96 9.89 18.47 .535 - - - 4.19 5.00 .837 0.43 1.53 1.96 6.53 1.37 0.32 2.86 1.96
1979-80 PHX 82 - 32.5 21.85 8.44 16.06 .525 0.32 1.13 .280 4.66 5.40 .862 0.56 1.72 2.28 5.07 1.45 0.43 2.52 1.98
1980-81 SEA 36 - 29.9 16.69 6.14 13.89 .442 0.17 0.69 .240 4.25 5.11 .832 0.31 1.58 1.89 4.11 1.28 0.39 2.17 1.94
1981-82 NYK 18 12 25.1 11.67 4.78 10.78 .443 0.11 0.44 .250 2.00 2.61 .766 0.50 0.72 1.22 5.56 1.06 0.44 2.61 3.39
1982-83 NYK 80 59 24.7 9.97 3.98 8.66 .459 0.17 0.60 .292 1.85 2.30 .804 0.24 1.20 1.44 5.49 1.09 0.20 2.45 2.25
1983-84 PHX 59 2 14.7 6.98 2.44 5.31 .460 0.12 0.44 .269 1.98 2.41 .824 0.14 0.59 0.73 2.51 0.69 0.10 1.31 1.17
CAREER   823 73 25.5 15.56 6.17 12.25 .504 0.20 0.73 .275 3.15 3.85 .820 0.52 1.47 1.92 4.36 1.34 0.34 2.56 2.07

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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
1972-73 BOS 60 - 482 245 89 212 .420 - - - 67 86 .779 - - 67 69 - - - 88
1973-74 BOS 82 - 1,165 588 238 475 .501 - - - 112 153 .732 49 94 143 171 39 34 - 173
1974-75 BOS 82 - 1,581 803 342 670 .510 - - - 119 156 .763 44 119 163 235 78 33 - 192
1975-76 PHX 82 - 2,960 1,679 657 1,329 .494 - - - 365 440 .830 74 185 259 440 210 38 - 218
1976-77 PHX 81 - 2,600 1,726 682 1,317 .518 - - - 362 439 .825 57 133 190 459 134 21 - 171
1977-78 PHX 80 - 2,481 2,014 809 1,568 .516 - - - 396 487 .813 41 123 164 437 138 31 280 162
1978-79 PHX 81 - 2,641 1,941 801 1,496 .535 - - - 339 405 .837 35 124 159 529 111 26 232 159
1979-80 PHX 82 - 2,665 1,792 692 1,317 .525 26 93 .280 382 443 .862 46 141 187 416 119 35 207 162
1980-81 SEA 36 - 1,078 601 221 500 .442 6 25 .240 153 184 .832 11 57 68 148 46 14 78 70
1981-82 NYK 18 12 451 210 86 194 .443 2 8 .250 36 47 .766 9 13 22 100 19 8 47 61
1982-83 NYK 80 59 1,978 798 318 693 .459 14 48 .292 148 184 .804 19 96 115 439 87 16 196 180
1983-84 PHX 59 2 865 412 144 313 .460 7 26 .269 117 142 .824 8 35 43 148 41 6 77 69
CAREER   823 73 20,947 12,809 5,079 10,084 .504 55 200 .275 2,596 3,166 .820 393 1,120 1,580 3,591 1,022 262 1,117 1,705

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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
1972-73 BOS 60 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .041 - - 0.41 53 6 .898 0.50 0.90 1.40
1973-74 BOS 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .113 - - 0.32 55 25 .688 1.70 1.50 3.20
1974-75 BOS 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161 - - 0.23 60 22 .732 3.00 2.20 5.10
1975-76 PHX 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321 - - 0.33 42 40 .512 6.30 3.20 9.60
1976-77 PHX 81 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .335 - - 0.33 34 47 .420 6.90 2.70 9.60
1977-78 PHX 80 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .334 1.56 0.49 0.31 49 31 .613 6.90 2.90 9.80
1978-79 PHX 81 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .346 2.28 0.48 0.27 50 31 .617 8.20 2.20 10.40
1979-80 PHX 82 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .310 2.01 0.57 0.34 55 27 .671 7.70 2.80 10.50
1980-81 SEA 36 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .110 1.90 0.59 0.37 13 23 .361 1.50 0.90 2.40
1981-82 NYK 18 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 .053 2.13 0.40 0.24 4 14 .222 - 0.30 0.30
1982-83 NYK 80 59 4 0 0 0 0 0 .231 2.24 0.44 0.27 43 37 .538 1.00 2.70 3.70
1983-84 PHX 59 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .079 1.92 0.53 0.45 30 27 .526 0.90 0.70 1.50
CAREER   823 73 5 0 6 0 0 0 .202 1.98 0.50 0.31 488 330 .597 44.60 23.00 67.50

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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
1972-73 BOS 60 - .490 .420 - - - 18.33 - - - - 119.89 - 1.16 - - 13.88
1973-74 BOS 82 - .542 .501 4.18 7.59 5.93 20.58 - 1.45 1.43 - 123.31 - 1.24 - 96.7 16.13
1974-75 BOS 82 - .544 .510 2.79 7.42 5.13 21.49 - 2.23 1.07 - 127.33 - 1.20 - 95.7 17.38
1975-76 PHX 82 - .551 .494 2.75 6.71 4.75 23.29 - 3.24 0.69 - 132.39 - 1.26 - 98.0 19.94
1976-77 PHX 81 - .571 .518 2.37 5.50 3.94 29.38 - 2.34 0.44 - 134.24 - 1.31 - 99.3 21.48
1977-78 PHX 80 - .565 .516 1.67 5.19 3.40 28.55 13.58 2.41 0.65 30.94 132.91 0.44 1.28 107.4 99.6 23.86
1978-79 PHX 81 - .580 .535 1.49 5.14 3.34 29.93 12.17 1.87 0.51 27.76 137.25 4.45 1.30 114.1 105.5 22.58
1979-80 PHX 82 - .593 .535 1.94 5.69 3.85 24.24 12.04 2.05 0.72 25.61 166.73 2.59 1.36 115.9 105.2 21.16
1980-81 SEA 36 - .517 .448 1.15 5.68 3.46 21.45 11.84 2.04 0.71 24.89 151.35 1.95 1.20 106.3 107.1 16.74
1981-82 NYK 18 12 .489 .448 2.24 3.36 2.79 31.78 17.96 2.04 1.03 23.92 145.93 4.42 1.08 99.0 110.6 13.36
1982-83 NYK 80 59 .516 .469 1.11 5.76 3.41 33.36 20.21 2.18 0.50 20.87 155.49 5.19 1.15 100.1 101.8 14.06
1983-84 PHX 59 2 .549 .471 1.08 4.76 2.91 22.42 17.02 2.24 0.40 21.46 155.32 2.51 1.32 106.8 109.8 14.58
CAREER   823 73 .558 .506 2.09 5.89 4.00 26.00 13.91 2.29 0.70 26.46 159.86 3.00 1.27 109.7 102.3 19.46

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NBA Transactions

Apr 10, 1972 - The Boston Celtics selected Paul Westphal in Round 1 with Pick 10 in the 1972 NBA Draft.
Aug 21, 1972 - Paul Westphal signed a multi-year contract with the Boston Celtics.
May 23, 1975 - Paul Westphal was acquired by the Phoenix Suns from the Boston Celtics in a trade.
Feb 10, 1977 - Paul Westphal signed a veteran extension with the Phoenix Suns.
Jun 3, 1980 - Paul Westphal was acquired by the Seattle SuperSonics from the Phoenix Suns in a trade.
Mar 12, 1982 - Paul Westphal signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks.
Jul 1, 1982 - Paul Westphal, previously with the New York Knicks, became a free agent.
Jun 20, 1983 - The New York Knicks placed the contract of Paul Westphal on waivers.
Jun 27, 1983 - Paul Westphal, previously with the New York Knicks, became a free agent.
Sep 14, 1983 - Paul Westphal signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns.
Oct 12, 1984 - The Phoenix Suns placed the contract of Paul Westphal on waivers.
Oct 14, 1984 - Paul Westphal, previously with the Phoenix Suns, became a free agent.
Jan 2, 2021 - Paul Westphal passed away. He was 70 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA First Team - 1977, 1979, 1980
All-NBA Second Team - 1978
NBA & ABA Comeback Player of the Year - 1983

* 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
1972-73 BOS 11 - 9.9 3.91 1.73 3.55 .487 - - - 0.45 0.64 .714 - - 0.64 0.82 - - - 2.18
1973-74 BOS 18 - 13.4 5.72 2.56 5.56 .460 - - - 0.61 0.83 .733 0.33 0.83 1.17 1.72 0.44 0.11 - 2.06
1974-75 BOS 11 - 16.6 8.00 3.45 7.36 .469 - - - 1.09 1.64 .667 0.45 0.73 1.18 2.91 0.55 0.18 - 1.91
1975-76 PHX 19 - 36.1 21.11 8.68 17.00 .511 - - - 3.74 4.89 .763 0.74 1.74 2.47 5.05 1.79 0.47 - 3.21
1977-78 PHX 2 - 33.0 26.00 11.00 23.50 .468 - - - 4.00 4.50 .889 1.50 1.50 3.00 9.50 0.50 0.00 2.50 2.00
1978-79 PHX 15 - 35.6 22.40 9.47 19.13 .495 - - - 3.47 4.40 .788 0.47 1.73 2.20 4.27 1.00 0.33 2.53 2.53
1979-80 PHX 8 - 31.6 20.88 8.62 17.75 .486 0.12 1.50 .083 3.50 4.00 .875 0.25 1.00 1.25 3.88 1.38 0.38 1.62 2.50
1982-83 NYK 6 0 26.0 9.50 3.67 8.33 .440 0.50 1.33 .375 1.67 2.17 .769 0.00 1.33 1.33 5.67 0.33 0.33 1.50 2.17
1983-84 PHX 17 0 13.1 5.29 1.76 4.71 .375 0.12 0.53 .222 1.65 1.88 .875 0.18 0.29 0.47 2.18 0.71 0.00 1.41 1.35
CAREER   107 0 22.9 12.50 5.17 10.74 .481 0.19 0.94 .207 2.10 2.66 .789 0.42 1.10 1.43 3.30 0.93 0.24 1.85 2.25

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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
1972-73 BOS 11 - 109 43 19 39 .487 - - - 5 7 .714 - - 7 9 - - - 24
1973-74 BOS 18 - 241 103 46 100 .460 - - - 11 15 .733 6 15 21 31 8 2 - 37
1974-75 BOS 11 - 183 88 38 81 .469 - - - 12 18 .667 5 8 13 32 6 2 - 21
1975-76 PHX 19 - 685 401 165 323 .511 - - - 71 93 .763 14 33 47 96 34 9 - 61
1977-78 PHX 2 - 66 52 22 47 .468 - - - 8 9 .889 3 3 6 19 1 0 5 4
1978-79 PHX 15 - 534 336 142 287 .495 - - - 52 66 .788 7 26 33 64 15 5 38 38
1979-80 PHX 8 - 253 167 69 142 .486 1 12 .083 28 32 .875 2 8 10 31 11 3 13 20
1982-83 NYK 6 0 156 57 22 50 .440 3 8 .375 10 13 .769 0 8 8 34 2 2 9 13
1983-84 PHX 17 0 222 90 30 80 .375 2 9 .222 28 32 .875 3 5 8 37 12 0 24 23
CAREER   107 0 2,449 1,337 553 1,149 .481 6 29 .207 225 285 .789 40 106 153 353 89 23 89 241

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
1972-73 BOS 11 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .048 - - 0.18 6 4 .600 0.10 0.10 0.20
1973-74 BOS 18 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .101 - - 0.15 12 6 .667 0.10 0.30 0.50
1974-75 BOS 11 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .144 - - 0.22 6 5 .545 0.30 - 0.30
1975-76 PHX 19 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .331 - - 0.29 10 9 .526 1.30 0.60 1.90
1977-78 PHX 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .506 3.80 0.20 0.19 0 2 .000 0.20 - 0.20
1978-79 PHX 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .341 1.68 0.39 0.23 9 6 .600 0.90 0.60 1.50
1979-80 PHX 8 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 2.38 0.85 0.23 3 5 .375 0.50 - 0.60
1982-83 NYK 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 3.78 0.22 0.26 2 4 .333 0.20 - 0.30
1983-84 PHX 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 1.54 0.50 0.40 9 8 .529 -0.20 0.10 -
CAREER   107 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196 2.08 0.46 0.25 57 49 .538 3.40 1.70 5.50

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
1972-73 BOS 11 - .511 .487 - - - 11.17 - - - - 120.15 - 1.10 - - 8.95
1973-74 BOS 18 - .483 .460 2.67 6.51 4.62 19.06 - 1.56 0.45 - 119.33 - 1.03 - 95.2 12.44
1974-75 BOS 11 - .495 .469 2.68 5.03 3.76 24.60 - 1.50 0.61 - 113.58 - 1.09 - 104.2 15.32
1975-76 PHX 19 - .551 .511 2.15 5.29 3.68 23.31 - 2.29 0.72 - 127.43 - 1.24 - 100.7 19.13
1977-78 PHX 2 - .510 .468 4.20 6.23 5.02 56.40 8.93 0.74 - 34.24 135.70 12.29 1.11 107.1 105.9 27.17
1978-79 PHX 15 - .532 .495 1.46 4.93 3.28 20.92 10.73 1.32 0.50 26.65 128.27 0.90 1.17 105.4 102.3 17.79
1979-80 PHX 8 - .535 .489 0.87 3.43 2.16 19.00 7.69 2.09 0.65 27.53 144.42 3.11 1.18 109.3 111.2 18.71
1982-83 NYK 6 0 .511 .470 - 5.96 2.99 31.80 13.91 0.64 0.74 17.69 158.42 9.30 1.14 109.1 111.7 13.66
1983-84 PHX 17 0 .478 .388 1.60 2.51 2.07 21.94 20.33 2.65 - 22.36 147.22 0.31 1.12 94.2 112.3 9.92
CAREER   107 0 .525 .484 1.86 4.93 3.39 22.22 11.68 1.80 0.55 25.57 147.77 2.91 1.16 105.4 104.0 16.43

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1980

* 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 - 31 20 10 16 .625 - - - 0 0 .000 0 1 1 6 3 2 - 2
1978 West 1 - 24 20 9 14 .643 - - - 2 5 .400 0 0 0 5 1 1 3 4
1979 West 1 - 21 17 8 12 .667 - - - 1 2 .500 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 0
1980 West 1 - 27 21 8 14 .571 0 2 .000 5 6 .833 1 0 1 5 2 1 3 5
1981 West 1 - 25 19 8 12 .667 0 0 .000 3 3 1.000 2 2 4 3 0 1 4 3
TOTAL   5 - 128 97 43 68 .632 0 2 .000 11 16 .688 3 4 7 24 6 5 11 14
AVERAGES   5 - 25.6 19.40 8.60 13.60 .632 0.00 0.40 .000 2.20 3.20 .688 0.60 0.80 1.40 4.80 1.20 1.00 2.20 2.80

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NCAA

College: USC (1972)

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
1968-69 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1969-70 USC So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1970-71 USC Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1971-72 USC Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

NABC All-American Second Team - 1972
NABC All-American Third Team - 1971
AP All-American Second Team - 1971
UPI All-American Third Team - 1971, 1972

High School Basketball

Prep/High School: Aviation High School [Redondo Beach, California]

Prep/High School Awards & Honors

Mr. Basketball USA - 1968