Rory Sparrow G  #2

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jun 12, 1958 (64 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Suffolk, Virginia

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-2 (188cm)     Weight: 175 (79kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1980 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 4, Pick 6, New Jersey Nets

Pre-Draft Team: Villanova (Sr)

High School: Eastside High School [Paterson, New Jersey]

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NBA

12 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
1980-81 NJN 15 - 14.1 3.73 1.47 4.20 .349 0.00 0.00 .000 0.80 1.07 .750 0.47 0.73 1.20 2.13 0.87 0.20 1.20 1.00
1981-82 ATL 82 82 31.8 10.45 4.46 8.90 .501 0.01 0.18 .067 1.51 1.80 .838 0.65 2.09 2.73 5.17 1.06 0.16 1.77 2.93
1982-83 * All Teams 81 58 30.0 11.56 4.84 10.00 .484 0.06 0.27 .227 1.81 2.46 .739 0.75 2.09 2.84 4.90 1.32 0.06 2.43 3.15
1982-83 * ATL 49 49 31.6 12.55 5.39 10.45 .516 0.06 0.31 .200 1.71 2.31 .743 0.80 2.08 2.88 4.86 1.43 0.02 2.57 3.31
1982-83 * NYK 32 9 27.5 10.03 4.00 9.31 .430 0.06 0.22 .286 1.97 2.69 .733 0.69 2.09 2.78 4.97 1.16 0.12 2.22 2.91
1983-84 NYK 79 74 30.8 10.35 4.43 9.34 .474 0.13 0.49 .256 1.37 1.66 .824 0.61 1.78 2.39 6.82 1.27 0.10 2.66 2.91
1984-85 NYK 79 41 29.0 9.89 4.13 8.38 .492 0.09 0.39 .226 1.54 1.78 .865 0.48 1.66 2.14 7.05 1.03 0.11 1.90 2.53
1985-86 NYK 74 74 31.7 10.76 4.66 9.77 .477 0.07 0.27 .250 1.36 1.72 .795 0.68 1.62 2.30 6.38 1.15 0.19 2.08 2.46
1986-87 NYK 80 30 24.4 7.60 3.29 7.38 .446 0.14 0.53 .262 0.89 1.11 .798 0.36 1.07 1.44 5.40 0.84 0.07 1.75 2.00
1987-88 * All Teams 58 25 18.0 4.48 2.02 5.05 .399 0.03 0.22 .154 0.41 0.57 .727 0.26 0.98 1.24 2.88 0.71 0.05 1.00 1.36
1987-88 * CHI 55 25 18.0 4.55 2.04 4.98 .409 0.04 0.22 .167 0.44 0.60 .727 0.25 1.02 1.27 2.95 0.67 0.05 0.95 1.31
1987-88 * NYK 3 0 17.3 3.33 1.67 6.33 .263 0.00 0.33 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 0.33 0.33 0.67 1.67 1.33 0.00 2.00 2.33
1988-89 MIA 80 79 32.7 12.50 5.55 12.28 .452 0.23 0.93 .243 1.18 1.34 .879 0.69 2.01 2.70 5.36 1.29 0.21 2.55 2.10
1989-90 MIA 82 25 21.5 5.94 2.56 6.22 .412 0.10 0.49 .200 0.72 0.94 .766 0.45 1.23 1.68 3.63 0.60 0.05 1.21 1.71
1990-91 SAC 80 74 29.7 10.39 4.64 9.45 .491 0.39 0.97 .397 0.72 1.04 .699 0.56 1.76 2.33 4.53 1.04 0.20 1.57 2.36
1991-92 * All Teams 46 0 10.6 2.76 1.26 3.28 .384 0.07 0.33 .200 0.17 0.28 .615 0.07 0.54 0.61 1.80 0.26 0.11 0.72 1.24
1991-92 * LAL 42 0 11.2 2.95 1.36 3.40 .399 0.05 0.31 .154 0.19 0.31 .615 0.07 0.57 0.64 1.88 0.29 0.12 0.74 1.31
1991-92 * CHI 4 0 4.5 0.75 0.25 2.00 .125 0.25 0.50 .500 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 0.25 0.25 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 0.50
CAREER   836 562 27.0 9.04 3.90 8.38 .466 0.12 0.47 .260 1.11 1.39 .797 0.53 1.57 2.10 5.01 0.99 0.12 1.83 2.29

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
1980-81 NJN 15 - 212 56 22 63 .349 0 0 .000 12 16 .750 7 11 18 32 13 3 18 15
1981-82 ATL 82 82 2,610 857 366 730 .501 1 15 .067 124 148 .838 53 171 224 424 87 13 145 240
1982-83 * All Teams 81 58 2,428 936 392 810 .484 5 22 .227 147 199 .739 61 169 230 397 107 5 197 255
1982-83 * ATL 49 49 1,548 615 264 512 .516 3 15 .200 84 113 .743 39 102 141 238 70 1 126 162
1982-83 * NYK 32 9 880 321 128 298 .430 2 7 .286 63 86 .733 22 67 89 159 37 4 71 93
1983-84 NYK 79 74 2,436 818 350 738 .474 10 39 .256 108 131 .824 48 141 189 539 100 8 210 230
1984-85 NYK 79 41 2,292 781 326 662 .492 7 31 .226 122 141 .865 38 131 169 557 81 9 150 200
1985-86 NYK 74 74 2,344 796 345 723 .477 5 20 .250 101 127 .795 50 120 170 472 85 14 154 182
1986-87 NYK 80 30 1,951 608 263 590 .446 11 42 .262 71 89 .798 29 86 115 432 67 6 140 160
1987-88 * All Teams 58 25 1,044 260 117 293 .399 2 13 .154 24 33 .727 15 57 72 167 41 3 58 79
1987-88 * CHI 55 25 992 250 112 274 .409 2 12 .167 24 33 .727 14 56 70 162 37 3 52 72
1987-88 * NYK 3 0 52 10 5 19 .263 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 1 1 2 5 4 0 6 7
1988-89 MIA 80 79 2,613 1,000 444 982 .452 18 74 .243 94 107 .879 55 161 216 429 103 17 204 168
1989-90 MIA 82 25 1,759 487 210 510 .412 8 40 .200 59 77 .766 37 101 138 298 49 4 99 140
1990-91 SAC 80 74 2,375 831 371 756 .491 31 78 .397 58 83 .699 45 141 186 362 83 16 126 189
1991-92 * All Teams 46 0 489 127 58 151 .384 3 15 .200 8 13 .615 3 25 28 83 12 5 33 57
1991-92 * LAL 42 0 471 124 57 143 .399 2 13 .154 8 13 .615 3 24 27 79 12 5 31 55
1991-92 * CHI 4 0 18 3 1 8 .125 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 0 1 1 4 0 0 2 2
CAREER   836 562 22,553 7,557 3,264 7,008 .466 101 389 .260 928 1,164 .797 441 1,314 1,755 4,192 828 103 1,534 1,915

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
1980-81 NJN 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .016 1.78 0.72 0.25 0 15 .000 -0.30 0.20 -0.10
1981-82 ATL 82 82 2 0 0 0 0 0 .246 2.92 0.60 0.20 42 40 .512 2.90 2.70 5.60
1982-83 * All Teams 81 58 5 0 0 0 0 0 .241 2.02 0.54 0.25 46 35 .568 - - -
1982-83 * ATL 49 49 3 0 0 0 0 0 .150 1.89 0.56 0.22 24 25 .490 1.20 1.60 2.80
1982-83 * NYK 32 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 .088 2.24 0.52 0.29 22 10 .688 0.20 1.30 1.40
1983-84 NYK 79 74 4 0 0 0 0 0 .263 2.57 0.48 0.18 45 34 .570 1.10 3.10 4.20
1984-85 NYK 79 41 14 0 0 0 0 0 .257 3.71 0.54 0.21 22 57 .278 3.10 1.20 4.30
1985-86 NYK 74 74 9 0 0 0 0 0 .278 3.06 0.55 0.18 22 52 .297 1.46 2.40 3.86
1986-87 NYK 80 30 6 0 0 0 0 0 .214 3.09 0.48 0.15 24 56 .300 0.34 0.71 1.05
1987-88 * All Teams 58 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 .119 2.88 0.71 0.11 31 27 .534 -0.69 1.16 0.47
1987-88 * CHI 55 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120 3.12 0.71 0.12 31 24 .564 -0.40 1.07 0.67
1987-88 * NYK 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .088 0.83 0.67 0.00 0 3 .000 -0.28 0.09 -0.19
1988-89 MIA 80 79 5 1 0 0 0 0 .279 2.10 0.50 0.11 14 66 .175 -0.11 1.65 1.54
1989-90 MIA 82 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 .150 3.01 0.49 0.15 18 64 .220 -0.26 0.89 0.63
1990-91 SAC 80 74 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 2.87 0.66 0.11 23 57 .288 1.35 1.42 2.77
1991-92 * All Teams 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .078 2.52 0.36 0.09 24 22 .522 -0.61 0.25 -0.35
1991-92 * LAL 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .084 2.55 0.39 0.09 20 22 .476 -0.51 0.20 -0.31
1991-92 * CHI 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .028 2.00 0.00 0.00 4 0 1.000 -0.10 0.02 -0.08
CAREER   836 562 47 1 0 0 0 0 .186 2.73 0.54 0.17 311 525 .372 8.28 15.69 23.97

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
1980-81 NJN 15 - .400 .349 3.64 5.99 4.79 19.50 20.45 2.79 0.80 16.41 109.92 1.52 0.89 84.1 106.7 8.23
1981-82 ATL 82 82 .539 .502 2.29 7.44 4.86 24.35 15.42 1.68 0.30 15.62 140.59 5.59 1.17 109.7 106.8 13.05
1982-83 * All Teams 81 58 .521 .487 2.77 7.70 5.23 24.14 18.00 2.16 0.12 18.94 144.99 2.93 1.16 101.1 103.4 13.19
1982-83 * ATL 49 49 .547 .519 2.69 6.98 4.84 22.72 18.32 2.20 0.04 18.50 145.90 2.20 1.20 103.1 104.8 13.68
1982-83 * NYK 32 9 .478 .433 2.90 9.04 5.93 26.55 17.45 2.09 0.28 19.68 144.78 4.23 1.08 97.7 101.2 12.33
1983-84 NYK 79 74 .514 .481 2.40 7.02 4.72 31.21 20.88 1.99 0.20 17.20 155.51 6.28 1.11 103.1 105.7 12.39
1984-85 NYK 79 41 .539 .498 1.87 6.83 4.28 33.57 17.16 1.71 0.24 15.77 158.35 9.91 1.18 112.3 111.7 14.30
1985-86 NYK 74 74 .511 .481 2.33 6.05 4.11 29.79 16.51 1.79 0.37 16.74 152.25 7.13 1.10 104.7 107.7 12.97
1986-87 NYK 80 30 .483 .455 1.65 4.97 3.30 31.42 18.20 1.69 0.18 16.49 150.54 7.77 1.03 101.6 114.3 11.23
1987-88 * All Teams 58 25 .423 .403 1.62 6.36 3.95 21.69 15.87 1.98 0.18 15.11 128.04 5.34 0.89 92.6 107.7 8.27
1987-88 * CHI 55 25 .433 .412 1.60 6.55 4.04 22.06 15.27 1.89 0.18 14.88 130.27 5.92 0.91 95.3 108.1 8.84
1987-88 * NYK 3 0 .263 .263 1.98 2.43 2.18 13.96 24.00 3.65 - 19.22 26.32 -4.93 0.53 52.5 101.9 -1.61
1988-89 MIA 80 79 .486 .461 2.27 7.22 4.64 25.75 16.54 1.92 0.40 19.28 157.39 3.20 1.02 99.1 111.5 11.77
1989-90 MIA 82 25 .448 .420 2.24 6.59 4.33 22.96 15.40 1.33 0.14 14.81 137.80 5.53 0.95 98.3 113.1 8.77
1990-91 SAC 80 74 .524 .511 2.09 6.94 4.45 24.35 13.72 1.78 0.43 16.97 158.70 5.01 1.10 105.2 112.0 12.35
1991-92 * All Teams 46 0 .405 .394 0.67 5.80 3.20 24.38 17.39 1.28 0.61 16.87 119.95 4.76 0.84 88.0 113.0 6.45
1991-92 * LAL 42 0 .417 .406 0.69 5.85 3.20 24.57 17.25 1.32 0.64 16.60 116.78 4.79 0.87 89.4 113.8 6.93
1991-92 * CHI 4 0 .188 .188 - 5.61 3.09 25.35 20.00 - - 23.98 62.50 3.88 0.38 59.1 106.6 -5.36
CAREER   836 562 .502 .473 2.18 6.74 4.41 26.91 16.94 1.80 0.27 16.81 152.26 5.70 1.08 102.8 109.0 12.00

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NBA Transactions

Jun 10, 1980 - The New Jersey Nets selected Rory Sparrow in Round 4 with Pick 6 in the 1980 NBA Draft.
Aug 1, 1980 - Rory Sparrow signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets.
Oct 7, 1980 - The New Jersey Nets placed the contract of Rory Sparrow on waivers.
Oct 9, 1980 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the New Jersey Nets, became a free agent.
Dec 19, 1980 - Rory Sparrow signed a contract with the New Jersey Nets.
Jan 8, 1981 - The New Jersey Nets placed the contract of Rory Sparrow on waivers.
Jan 9, 1981 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the New Jersey Nets, became a free agent.
Feb 18, 1981 - Rory Sparrow signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Nets.
Aug 11, 1981 - Rory Sparrow was acquired by the Atlanta Hawks from the New Jersey Nets in a trade.
Jul 1, 1982 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the Atlanta Hawks, became a free agent.
Aug 1, 1982 - Rory Sparrow signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks.
Feb 12, 1983 - Rory Sparrow was acquired by the New York Knicks from the Atlanta Hawks in a trade.
Jul 1, 1987 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the New York Knicks, became a free agent.
Aug 1, 1987 - Rory Sparrow signed a contract with the New York Knicks.
Nov 12, 1987 - Rory Sparrow was acquired by the Chicago Bulls from the New York Knicks in a trade.
Jul 1, 1988 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the Chicago Bulls, became a free agent.
Sep 22, 1988 - The Chicago Bulls renounced their free-agent exception rights to Rory Sparrow.
Nov 3, 1988 - Rory Sparrow signed a multi-year contract with the Miami Heat.
Apr 13, 1990 - Rory Sparrow signed a veteran extension with the Miami Heat.
Jun 27, 1990 - Rory Sparrow was acquired by the Sacramento Kings from the Miami Heat in a trade.
Jul 1, 1991 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the Sacramento Kings, became a free agent.
Oct 9, 1991 - Rory Sparrow signed a contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Oct 28, 1991 - The Los Angeles Clippers placed the contract of Rory Sparrow on waivers.
Oct 30, 1991 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the Los Angeles Clippers, became a free agent.
Nov 7, 1991 - Rory Sparrow signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls.
Nov 23, 1991 - The Chicago Bulls placed the contract of Rory Sparrow on waivers.
Nov 27, 1991 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the Chicago Bulls, became a free agent.
Dec 6, 1991 - Rory Sparrow signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jul 1, 1992 - Rory Sparrow, previously with the Los Angeles Lakers, became a free agent.
Sep 29, 1992 - The Los Angeles Lakers renounced their free-agent exception rights to Rory Sparrow.

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NBA Awards & Honors

J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award - 1986

* 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
1981-82 ATL 2 0 34.5 7.00 2.50 6.00 .417 0.00 0.50 .000 2.00 2.00 1.000 1.00 3.00 4.00 5.50 1.00 0.00 3.50 3.50
1982-83 NYK 6 0 33.7 13.00 5.00 11.83 .423 0.17 0.83 .200 2.83 3.50 .810 0.50 1.67 2.17 7.00 1.17 0.00 2.17 3.00
1983-84 NYK 12 0 32.4 11.17 4.50 10.08 .446 0.17 0.50 .333 2.00 2.50 .800 0.83 1.33 2.17 7.17 1.00 0.08 2.50 3.42
1987-88 CHI 7 0 15.1 3.71 1.43 4.57 .313 0.29 0.57 .500 0.57 0.86 .667 0.00 0.43 0.43 2.57 0.57 0.00 0.57 1.57
1991-92 LAL 3 0 5.3 1.67 0.33 1.33 .250 0.00 0.00 .000 1.00 1.33 .750 0.33 0.00 0.33 1.33 0.33 0.00 0.00 1.67
CAREER   30 0 26.1 8.57 3.33 8.00 .417 0.17 0.53 .313 1.73 2.17 .800 0.53 1.17 1.70 5.37 0.87 0.03 1.80 2.73

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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
1981-82 ATL 2 0 69 14 5 12 .417 0 1 .000 4 4 1.000 2 6 8 11 2 0 7 7
1982-83 NYK 6 0 202 78 30 71 .423 1 5 .200 17 21 .810 3 10 13 42 7 0 13 18
1983-84 NYK 12 0 389 134 54 121 .446 2 6 .333 24 30 .800 10 16 26 86 12 1 30 41
1987-88 CHI 7 0 106 26 10 32 .313 2 4 .500 4 6 .667 0 3 3 18 4 0 4 11
1991-92 LAL 3 0 16 5 1 4 .250 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 5
CAREER   30 0 782 257 100 240 .417 5 16 .313 52 65 .800 16 35 51 161 26 1 54 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
1981-82 ATL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 1.57 0.29 0.33 0 2 .000 -0.10 - -0.10
1982-83 NYK 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 3.23 0.54 0.30 2 4 .333 0.20 0.10 0.30
1983-84 NYK 12 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .283 2.87 0.40 0.25 6 6 .500 0.20 0.10 0.30
1987-88 CHI 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .104 4.50 1.00 0.19 3 4 .429 -0.12 0.12 -
1991-92 LAL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .048 0.00 0.00 1.00 1 2 .333 0.04 - 0.04
CAREER   30 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .224 2.98 0.48 0.27 12 18 .400 0.22 0.33 0.55

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
1981-82 ATL 2 0 .509 .417 3.44 12.73 7.60 28.92 33.72 1.56 - 14.11 141.67 0.55 1.17 87.1 111.7 8.18
1982-83 NYK 6 0 .486 .430 1.74 5.75 3.75 30.67 13.94 1.72 - 19.68 143.21 7.88 1.10 105.3 110.1 13.77
1983-84 NYK 12 0 .499 .455 2.92 4.60 3.77 31.07 18.27 1.49 0.15 17.51 157.96 7.20 1.11 105.3 115.1 12.02
1987-88 CHI 7 0 .375 .344 - 3.12 1.53 24.15 10.35 1.94 - 16.00 147.92 8.09 0.81 90.7 110.5 6.74
1991-92 LAL 3 0 .434 .250 7.83 - 3.95 39.34 - 3.30 - 16.86 100.00 17.83 1.25 124.0 119.0 13.95
CAREER   30 0 .478 .427 2.33 5.18 3.74 30.54 16.74 1.66 0.08 17.78 152.92 7.15 1.07 102.3 113.4 11.72

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NCAA

College: Villanova (1980)

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
1976-77 Villanova Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1977-78 Villanova So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1978-79 Villanova Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1979-80 Villanova Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -