Purvis Short SF

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jul 2, 1957 (61 years old)

Birthplace: Hattiesburg, Mississippi (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-7 (201cm)     Weight: 210 (95kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1978 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 5, Golden State Warriors

Pre-Draft Team: Jackson State (Sr)

High School: Blair Center Hattiesburg High School [Hattiesburg, Mississippi]

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NBA

12 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
1978-79 GOS 75 - 22.7 4.92 10.28 .479 - - - 0.76 1.13 .671 1.69 2.93 4.63 1.29 0.72 0.16 3.11 1.48 10.60
1979-80 GOS 62 - 26.4 7.44 14.77 .503 0.00 0.10 .000 2.16 2.66 .812 1.92 3.18 5.10 1.98 1.02 0.15 3.00 1.97 17.03
1980-81 GOS 79 - 29.2 6.95 14.65 .475 0.04 0.22 .176 2.13 2.59 .820 1.91 3.04 4.95 3.15 0.99 0.24 3.09 1.81 16.06
1981-82 GOS 76 8 23.4 6.00 12.30 .488 0.08 0.37 .214 2.33 2.91 .801 1.62 1.88 3.50 2.75 0.86 0.13 2.89 1.61 14.41
1982-83 GOS 67 57 35.8 8.79 18.04 .487 0.06 0.22 .267 3.81 4.60 .828 2.16 3.12 5.28 3.40 1.40 0.21 3.61 2.90 21.45
1983-84 GOS 79 76 37.3 9.04 19.10 .473 0.28 0.91 .306 4.47 5.63 .793 2.33 3.22 5.54 3.11 1.30 0.14 3.19 2.89 22.82
1984-85 GOS 78 77 39.5 10.50 22.82 .460 0.60 1.92 .313 6.42 7.86 .817 2.01 3.09 5.10 3.00 1.49 0.35 3.27 3.09 28.03
1985-86 GOS 64 63 38.0 9.89 20.52 .482 0.23 0.77 .306 5.48 6.34 .865 1.97 3.16 5.12 3.70 1.44 0.34 3.58 2.88 25.50
1986-87 GOS 34 15 27.9 7.06 14.74 .479 0.12 0.50 .235 4.03 4.71 .856 1.62 2.41 4.03 2.53 1.26 0.21 3.03 2.00 18.26
1987-88 HOU 81 11 24.1 5.85 12.17 .481 0.06 0.26 .238 2.54 2.96 .858 0.88 1.86 2.74 2.00 0.72 0.17 2.43 1.46 14.31
1988-89 HOU 65 16 17.8 3.05 7.38 .412 0.14 0.51 .273 1.18 1.37 .865 1.00 1.75 2.75 1.65 0.68 0.20 1.78 1.08 7.42
1989-90 NJN 82 24 27.0 5.27 11.59 .455 0.12 0.43 .286 2.41 2.89 .835 1.23 1.79 3.02 1.77 0.80 0.24 2.46 1.45 13.07
CAREER   842 347 29.2 7.05 14.85 .474 0.16 0.58 .282 3.10 3.77 .824 1.69 2.61 4.30 2.52 1.04 0.21 2.94 2.04 17.35

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
1978-79 GOS 75 - 1703 369 771 .479 - - - 57 85 .671 127 220 347 97 54 12 233 111 795
1979-80 GOS 62 - 1636 461 916 .503 0 6 .000 134 165 .812 119 197 316 123 63 9 186 122 1056
1980-81 GOS 79 - 2309 549 1157 .475 3 17 .176 168 205 .820 151 240 391 249 78 19 244 143 1269
1981-82 GOS 76 8 1782 456 935 .488 6 28 .214 177 221 .801 123 143 266 209 65 10 220 122 1095
1982-83 GOS 67 57 2397 589 1209 .487 4 15 .267 255 308 .828 145 209 354 228 94 14 242 194 1437
1983-84 GOS 79 76 2945 714 1509 .473 22 72 .306 353 445 .793 184 254 438 246 103 11 252 228 1803
1984-85 GOS 78 77 3081 819 1780 .460 47 150 .313 501 613 .817 157 241 398 234 116 27 255 241 2186
1985-86 GOS 64 63 2433 633 1313 .482 15 49 .306 351 406 .865 126 202 328 237 92 22 229 184 1632
1986-87 GOS 34 15 950 240 501 .479 4 17 .235 137 160 .856 55 82 137 86 43 7 103 68 621
1987-88 HOU 81 11 1949 474 986 .481 5 21 .238 206 240 .858 71 151 222 162 58 14 197 118 1159
1988-89 HOU 65 16 1157 198 480 .412 9 33 .273 77 89 .865 65 114 179 107 44 13 116 70 482
1989-90 NJN 82 24 2213 432 950 .455 10 35 .286 198 237 .835 101 147 248 145 66 20 202 119 1072
CAREER   842 347 24555 5934 12507 .474 125 443 .282 2614 3174 .824 1424 2200 3624 2123 876 178 2479 1720 14607

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
1978-79 GOS 75 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .128 0.87 0.49 0.11 33 42 .440 0.70 1.90 2.60
1979-80 GOS 62 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .166 1.01 0.52 0.18 19 43 .306 2.30 1.40 3.70
1980-81 GOS 79 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .224 1.74 0.55 0.18 37 42 .468 4.30 1.10 5.40
1981-82 GOS 76 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 1.71 0.53 0.24 43 33 .566 3.70 1.30 5.00
1982-83 GOS 67 57 6 0 3 0 0 0 .225 1.18 0.48 0.25 25 42 .373 4.00 1.20 5.20
1983-84 GOS 79 76 4 0 4 0 0 0 .273 1.08 0.45 0.29 34 45 .430 4.10 1.90 6.00
1984-85 GOS 78 77 0 0 8 0 0 0 .301 0.97 0.48 0.34 21 57 .269 5.40 0.80 6.20
1985-86 GOS 64 63 4 0 2 0 0 0 .306 1.29 0.50 0.31 24 40 .375 4.84 1.05 5.89
1986-87 GOS 34 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 1.26 0.63 0.32 15 19 .441 1.52 0.62 2.14
1987-88 HOU 81 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186 1.37 0.49 0.24 45 36 .556 2.47 1.84 4.32
1988-89 HOU 65 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 .113 1.53 0.63 0.19 34 31 .523 -0.03 1.24 1.21
1989-90 NJN 82 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 1.22 0.55 0.25 17 65 .207 1.87 1.37 3.24
CAREER   842 347 15 0 18 0 0 0 .209 1.23 0.51 0.25 347 495 .412 35.18 15.72 50.90

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
1978-79 GOS 75 - .492 .479 7.97 13.96 10.95 8.14 12.07 1.49 0.38 21.85 114.92 -2.82 1.03 98.6 103.0 13.04
1979-80 GOS 62 - .534 .503 7.78 13.71 10.65 12.42 10.99 1.84 0.32 27.96 131.54 -2.51 1.15 105.7 106.7 19.07
1980-81 GOS 79 - .509 .476 7.14 11.71 9.39 16.23 10.29 1.60 0.46 23.91 147.05 1.00 1.10 110.3 110.3 17.13
1981-82 GOS 76 8 .530 .491 7.40 8.91 8.14 17.62 10.57 1.72 0.31 26.09 150.29 0.97 1.17 112.0 109.5 18.82
1982-83 GOS 67 57 .534 .489 6.34 9.76 7.99 14.17 12.61 1.81 0.33 25.19 158.18 -1.74 1.19 107.5 109.0 17.64
1983-84 GOS 79 76 .529 .480 6.35 10.11 8.10 12.95 11.80 1.63 0.21 25.55 157.20 -2.13 1.19 108.5 110.4 16.97
1984-85 GOS 78 77 .533 .473 5.26 9.59 7.24 12.35 10.52 1.75 0.50 29.15 159.07 -2.73 1.23 109.9 113.9 18.99
1985-86 GOS 64 63 .547 .488 5.38 9.45 7.32 14.75 10.98 1.74 0.50 27.16 165.28 -1.05 1.24 111.7 112.6 18.85
1986-87 GOS 34 15 .543 .483 6.23 9.65 7.91 13.99 10.63 2.16 0.43 27.61 157.06 -1.12 1.24 110.2 111.9 18.58
1987-88 HOU 81 11 .531 .483 3.84 8.05 5.96 13.07 9.76 1.41 0.40 24.99 157.72 -0.50 1.18 108.8 109.1 15.79
1988-89 HOU 65 16 .464 .422 6.04 10.62 8.32 13.47 11.88 1.82 0.67 20.60 155.04 0.11 1.00 99.2 107.8 11.51
1989-90 NJN 82 24 .508 .460 4.55 7.55 5.95 10.81 10.14 1.45 0.54 21.42 157.59 -1.00 1.13 106.8 112.1 13.41
CAREER   842 347 .525 .479 6.09 10.05 8.01 13.35 11.01 1.68 0.41 25.44 158.02 -1.24 1.17 108.0 109.6 16.88

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NBA Transactions

Jun 9, 1978 - The Golden State Warriors selected Purvis Short in Round 1 with Pick 5 in the 1978 NBA Draft.
Aug 1, 1978 - Purvis Short signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors.
Jun 29, 1983 - Purvis Short signed a veteran extension with the Golden State Warriors.
Jul 1, 1987 - Purvis Short, previously with the Golden State Warriors, became a free agent.
Oct 17, 1987 - Purvis Short signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors.
Nov 5, 1987 - Purvis Short was acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Golden State Warriors in a trade.
Jul 1, 1989 - Purvis Short, previously with the Houston Rockets, became a free agent.
Sep 20, 1989 - Purvis Short signed a contract with the New Jersey Nets.
Jul 1, 1990 - Purvis Short, previously with the New Jersey Nets, became a free agent.
Jul 10, 1990 - The New Jersey Nets renounced their free-agent exception rights to Purvis Short.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Player Of The Week - 1/08/1984

* 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
1986-87 GOS 10 2 25.3 5.70 12.30 .463 0.00 0.20 .000 3.20 3.60 .889 1.20 2.10 3.30 2.70 1.20 0.20 3.40 2.10 14.60
1987-88 HOU 4 0 17.8 1.75 6.50 .269 0.00 0.25 .000 2.00 2.00 1.000 1.00 1.25 2.25 0.25 0.25 0.00 2.00 1.00 5.50
1988-89 HOU 4 0 9.2 2.00 5.25 .381 0.00 0.50 .000 0.75 1.25 .600 1.50 0.75 2.25 0.25 0.00 0.00 1.75 0.25 4.75
CAREER   18 2 20.1 4.00 9.44 .424 0.00 0.28 .000 2.39 2.72 .878 1.22 1.61 2.83 1.61 0.72 0.11 2.72 1.44 10.39

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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
1986-87 GOS 10 2 253 57 123 .463 0 2 .000 32 36 .889 12 21 33 27 12 2 34 21 146
1987-88 HOU 4 0 71 7 26 .269 0 1 .000 8 8 1.000 4 5 9 1 1 0 8 4 22
1988-89 HOU 4 0 37 8 21 .381 0 2 .000 3 5 .600 6 3 9 1 0 0 7 1 19
CAREER   18 2 361 72 170 .424 0 5 .000 43 49 .878 22 29 51 29 13 2 49 26 187

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
1986-87 GOS 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199 1.29 0.57 0.29 4 6 .400 0.07 0.23 0.30
1987-88 HOU 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .051 0.25 0.25 0.31 1 3 .250 -0.14 0.03 -0.11
1988-89 HOU 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .056 1.00 0.00 0.24 1 3 .250 -0.02 0.02 -
CAREER   18 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .137 1.12 0.50 0.29 6 12 .333 0.41 0.07 0.47

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
1986-87 GOS 10 2 .526 .463 5.06 10.16 7.44 16.32 13.14 2.32 0.50 26.24 135.23 -1.22 1.19 105.2 113.8 16.09
1987-88 HOU 4 0 .373 .269 6.04 8.05 7.01 1.97 11.93 0.71 - 19.97 126.92 -4.91 0.85 84.4 116.5 3.18
1988-89 HOU 4 0 .409 .381 18.64 9.27 13.94 4.38 4.13 - - 27.29 98.10 -0.92 0.90 98.1 114.7 10.50
CAREER   18 2 .488 .424 6.61 9.53 8.01 12.27 11.95 1.78 0.35 25.15 130.11 -1.93 1.10 101.6 113.9 12.98

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NCAA

College: Jackson State (1978)

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
1974-75 Jackson State Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-76 Jackson State So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1976-77 Jackson State Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1977-78 Jackson State Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -