Rory Sparrow G

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jun 12, 1958 (60 years old)

Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia (United States)

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 FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1980-81 NJN 15 - 14.1 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 1.00 1.20 3.73
1981-82 ATL 82 82 31.8 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 2.93 1.77 10.45
1982-83 * All Teams 81 58 30.0 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 3.15 2.43 11.56
1982-83 * ATL 49 49 31.6 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 3.31 2.57 12.55
1982-83 * NYK 32 9 27.5 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 2.91 2.22 10.03
1983-84 NYK 79 74 30.8 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 2.91 2.66 10.35
1984-85 NYK 79 41 29.0 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 2.53 1.90 9.89
1985-86 NYK 74 74 31.7 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 2.46 2.08 10.76
1986-87 NYK 80 30 24.4 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 2.00 1.75 7.60
1987-88 * All Teams 58 25 18.0 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 1.36 1.00 4.48
1987-88 * CHI 55 25 18.0 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 1.31 0.95 4.55
1987-88 * NYK 3 0 17.3 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 2.33 2.00 3.33
1988-89 MIA 80 79 32.7 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 2.10 2.55 12.50
1989-90 MIA 82 25 21.5 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 1.71 1.21 5.94
1990-91 SAC 80 74 29.7 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 2.36 1.57 10.39
1991-92 * All Teams 46 0 10.6 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 1.24 0.72 2.76
1991-92 * LAL 42 0 11.2 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 1.31 0.74 2.95
1991-92 * CHI 4 0 4.5 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 0.75
CAREER   836 562 27.0 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 2.29 1.83 9.04

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
1980-81 NJN 15 - 212 22 63 .349 0 0 .000 12 16 .750 7 11 18 32 13 3 15 18 56
1981-82 ATL 82 82 2610 366 730 .501 1 15 .067 124 148 .838 53 171 224 424 87 13 240 145 857
1982-83 * All Teams 81 58 2428 392 810 .484 5 22 .227 147 199 .739 61 169 230 397 107 5 255 197 936
1982-83 * ATL 49 49 1548 264 512 .516 3 15 .200 84 113 .743 39 102 141 238 70 1 162 126 615
1982-83 * NYK 32 9 880 128 298 .430 2 7 .286 63 86 .733 22 67 89 159 37 4 93 71 321
1983-84 NYK 79 74 2436 350 738 .474 10 39 .256 108 131 .824 48 141 189 539 100 8 230 210 818
1984-85 NYK 79 41 2292 326 662 .492 7 31 .226 122 141 .865 38 131 169 557 81 9 200 150 781
1985-86 NYK 74 74 2344 345 723 .477 5 20 .250 101 127 .795 50 120 170 472 85 14 182 154 796
1986-87 NYK 80 30 1951 263 590 .446 11 42 .262 71 89 .798 29 86 115 432 67 6 160 140 608
1987-88 * All Teams 58 25 1044 117 293 .399 2 13 .154 24 33 .727 15 57 72 167 41 3 79 58 260
1987-88 * CHI 55 25 992 112 274 .409 2 12 .167 24 33 .727 14 56 70 162 37 3 72 52 250
1987-88 * NYK 3 0 52 5 19 .263 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 1 1 2 5 4 0 7 6 10
1988-89 MIA 80 79 2613 444 982 .452 18 74 .243 94 107 .879 55 161 216 429 103 17 168 204 1000
1989-90 MIA 82 25 1759 210 510 .412 8 40 .200 59 77 .766 37 101 138 298 49 4 140 99 487
1990-91 SAC 80 74 2375 371 756 .491 31 78 .397 58 83 .699 45 141 186 362 83 16 189 126 831
1991-92 * All Teams 46 0 489 58 151 .384 3 15 .200 8 13 .615 3 25 28 83 12 5 57 33 127
1991-92 * LAL 42 0 471 57 143 .399 2 13 .154 8 13 .615 3 24 27 79 12 5 55 31 124
1991-92 * CHI 4 0 18 1 8 .125 1 2 .500 0 0 .000 0 1 1 4 0 0 2 2 3
CAREER   836 562 22553 3264 7008 .466 101 389 .260 928 1164 .797 441 1314 1755 4192 828 103 1915 1534 7557

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 .287 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 -0.60 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 8.48 16.99 25.37

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 8.24
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 13.53
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 13.25
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 13.74
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 12.55
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 12.89
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 7.12 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 1.61 6.35 3.94 21.67 15.87 1.98 0.18 15.11 128.04 5.33 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 3.19 24.34 17.39 1.27 0.61 16.85 119.95 4.75 0.84 88.0 113.0 6.44
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 12.12

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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 FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1981-82 ATL 2 0 34.5 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 7.00
1982-83 NYK 6 0 33.7 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 3.00 2.17 13.00
1983-84 NYK 12 0 32.4 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 3.42 2.50 11.17
1987-88 CHI 7 0 15.1 1.43 4.57 .312 0.29 0.57 .500 0.57 0.86 .667 0.00 0.43 0.43 2.57 0.57 0.00 1.57 0.57 3.71
1991-92 LAL 3 0 5.3 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 1.67 0.00 1.67
CAREER   30 0 26.1 3.33 8.00 .417 0.17 0.53 .312 1.73 2.17 .800 0.53 1.17 1.70 5.37 0.87 0.03 2.73 1.80 8.57

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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
1981-82 ATL 2 0 69 5 12 .417 0 1 .000 4 4 1.000 2 6 8 11 2 0 7 7 14
1982-83 NYK 6 0 202 30 71 .423 1 5 .200 17 21 .810 3 10 13 42 7 0 18 13 78
1983-84 NYK 12 0 389 54 121 .446 2 6 .333 24 30 .800 10 16 26 86 12 1 41 30 134
1987-88 CHI 7 0 106 10 32 .312 2 4 .500 4 6 .667 0 3 3 18 4 0 11 4 26
1991-92 LAL 3 0 16 1 4 .250 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 1 0 1 4 1 0 5 0 5
CAREER   30 0 782 100 240 .417 5 16 .312 52 65 .800 16 35 51 161 26 1 82 54 257

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 0.42 0.43 0.85

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
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 8.48
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 14.02
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 12.51
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 12.21

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NCAA

College: Villanova (1980)

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