Tom Burleson C

Current Team: N/A

Born: Feb 24, 1952 (67 years old)

Birthplace: Crossnore, North Carolina (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 7-2 (218cm)     Weight: 225 (102kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1974 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 3, Seattle SuperSonics

Pre-Draft Team: NC State (Sr)

High School: Avery County High School [Avery County, North Carolina]

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NBA

8 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
1974-75 SEA 82 - 23.0 3.93 9.41 .417 - - - 2.22 3.23 .687 1.89 5.09 6.98 1.40 0.78 1.87 2.70 - 10.07
1975-76 SEA 82 - 32.3 6.05 12.59 .481 - - - 3.55 4.73 .750 3.15 5.90 9.05 2.20 0.85 1.83 3.33 - 15.65
1976-77 SEA 82 - 22.0 3.51 7.95 .442 - - - 2.68 3.67 .731 2.24 4.48 6.72 1.13 0.90 1.43 3.16 - 9.71
1977-78 KCK 76 - 20.1 3.00 6.91 .434 - - - 2.59 3.26 .794 2.24 4.11 6.34 1.72 0.82 1.07 3.41 1.62 8.59
1978-79 KCK 56 - 16.6 2.80 6.11 .459 - - - 2.16 3.02 .716 1.50 3.52 5.02 0.89 0.46 1.04 3.27 1.14 7.77
1979-80 KCK 37 - 7.4 0.97 2.81 .346 0.00 0.08 .000 0.62 1.08 .575 0.62 1.32 1.95 0.54 0.22 0.35 1.32 0.68 2.57
1980-81 ATL 31 - 11.7 1.32 3.19 .414 0.00 0.00 .000 0.65 1.32 .488 1.42 1.61 3.03 0.39 0.26 0.61 2.35 0.77 3.29
CAREER   446 - 21.1 3.52 7.91 .445 0.00 0.04 .000 2.36 3.26 .726 2.06 4.21 6.26 1.35 0.70 1.33 2.95 1.18 9.39

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
1974-75 SEA 82 - 1888 322 772 .417 - - - 182 265 .687 155 417 572 115 64 153 221 - 826
1975-76 SEA 82 - 2647 496 1032 .481 - - - 291 388 .750 258 484 742 180 70 150 273 - 1283
1976-77 SEA 82 - 1803 288 652 .442 - - - 220 301 .731 184 367 551 93 74 117 259 - 796
1977-78 KCK 76 - 1525 228 525 .434 - - - 197 248 .794 170 312 482 131 62 81 259 123 653
1978-79 KCK 56 - 927 157 342 .459 - - - 121 169 .716 84 197 281 50 26 58 183 64 435
1979-80 KCK 37 - 272 36 104 .346 0 3 .000 23 40 .575 23 49 72 20 8 13 49 25 95
1980-81 ATL 31 - 363 41 99 .414 0 0 .000 20 41 .488 44 50 94 12 8 19 73 24 102
CAREER   446 - 9425 1568 3526 .445 0 3 .000 1054 1452 .726 918 1876 2794 601 312 591 1317 236 4190

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
1974-75 SEA 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 - - 0.34 43 39 .524 0.20 3.10 3.30
1975-76 SEA 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .191 - - 0.38 43 39 .524 5.00 3.20 8.20
1976-77 SEA 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 - - 0.46 40 42 .488 1.40 3.00 4.40
1977-78 KCK 76 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 1.07 0.50 0.47 31 45 .408 2.20 2.00 4.30
1978-79 KCK 56 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .055 0.78 0.41 0.49 35 21 .625 1.10 1.60 2.70
1979-80 KCK 37 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .016 0.80 0.32 0.38 20 13 .606 -0.60 0.50 -0.10
1980-81 ATL 31 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .016 0.50 0.33 0.41 10 21 .323 -0.20 0.30 0.20
CAREER   446 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .088 0.90 0.44 0.41 222 220 .502 9.10 13.70 23.00

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
1974-75 SEA 82 - .465 .417 8.38 22.72 15.52 8.62 - 1.54 4.24 - 110.39 - 1.07 - 93.1 16.38
1975-76 SEA 82 - .533 .481 9.81 19.36 14.46 9.61 - 1.18 3.00 - 123.06 - 1.24 - 96.8 17.53
1976-77 SEA 82 - .507 .442 10.09 21.85 15.73 7.28 - 1.85 3.50 - 117.26 - 1.22 - 94.5 16.42
1977-78 KCK 76 - .515 .434 11.36 21.00 16.16 11.33 16.25 1.81 2.80 18.90 122.86 -2.31 1.24 104.4 98.5 16.62
1978-79 KCK 56 - .522 .459 9.63 23.70 16.49 6.93 13.32 1.26 3.52 19.92 117.50 -3.26 1.27 105.4 98.4 15.30
1979-80 KCK 37 - .391 .346 8.74 19.99 14.17 9.52 17.05 1.37 2.78 21.53 92.12 -4.28 0.91 81.5 99.0 7.81
1980-81 ATL 31 - .436 .414 13.73 16.00 14.85 4.64 17.02 1.06 3.11 16.11 90.19 -4.52 1.03 92.1 106.1 8.54
CAREER   446 - .503 .445 10.09 21.50 15.68 8.82 15.47 1.51 3.45 19.49 117.06 -3.03 1.19 101.6 97.5 16.16

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NBA Transactions

May 27, 1974 - The Seattle SuperSonics selected Tom Burleson in Round 1 with Pick 3 in the 1974 NBA Draft.
Jun 10, 1974 - Tom Burleson signed a multi-year contract with the Seattle SuperSonics.
May 24, 1977 - Tom Burleson was acquired by the Denver Nuggets from the Seattle SuperSonics in a trade.
May 25, 1977 - Tom Burleson was acquired by the Kansas City Kings from the Denver Nuggets in a trade.
Jun 30, 1980 - The Kansas City Kings tendered a Qualifying Offer to make Tom Burleson a Restricted FA.
Jul 1, 1980 - Tom Burleson, previously with the Kansas City Kings, became a free agent.
Jul 5, 1980 - Tom Burleson signed a multi-year offer sheet with the Atlanta Hawks. Since he is a restricted free agent, the Kansas City Kings can match.
Jul 8, 1980 - Tom Burleson signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks.
Oct 22, 1982 - Tom Burleson was acquired by the Chicago Bulls from the Atlanta Hawks in a trade.
Oct 28, 1982 - The Chicago Bulls placed the contract of Tom Burleson on waivers.
Oct 30, 1982 - Tom Burleson, previously with the Chicago Bulls, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-Rookie First Team - 1975

* 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
1974-75 SEA 9 - 40.4 8.67 16.89 .513 - - - 3.33 4.44 .750 3.33 7.33 10.67 1.44 0.78 2.00 3.22 - 20.67
1975-76 SEA 6 - 34.7 7.50 12.50 .600 - - - 5.83 7.67 .761 2.50 7.00 9.50 1.67 1.00 1.33 4.17 - 20.83
CAREER   15 - 38.1 8.20 15.13 .542 - - - 4.33 5.73 .756 3.00 7.20 10.20 1.53 0.87 1.73 3.60 - 20.73

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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
1974-75 SEA 9 - 364 78 152 .513 - - - 30 40 .750 30 66 96 13 7 18 29 - 186
1975-76 SEA 6 - 208 45 75 .600 - - - 35 46 .761 15 42 57 10 6 8 25 - 125
CAREER   15 - 572 123 227 .542 - - - 65 86 .756 45 108 153 23 13 26 54 - 311

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
1974-75 SEA 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 - - 0.26 4 5 .444 0.70 0.30 1.10
1975-76 SEA 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 - - 0.61 2 4 .333 0.70 0.10 0.80
CAREER   15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 - - 0.38 6 9 .400 1.40 0.40 1.90

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
1974-75 SEA 9 - .548 .513 8.71 18.47 13.68 5.75 - 0.87 2.63 - 126.32 - 1.22 - 98.9 18.24
1975-76 SEA 6 - .656 .600 8.34 24.33 16.17 7.50 - 1.31 2.13 - 136.09 - 1.67 - 104.8 22.12
CAREER   15 - .587 .542 8.18 20.95 14.36 6.47 - 1.04 2.52 - 129.77 - 1.37 - 101.0 19.67

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NCAA

College: NC State (1974)

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
1970-71 NC State Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1971-72 NC State So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1972-73 NC State Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1973-74 NC State Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American Second Team - 1973
NABC All-American Third Team - 1973, 1974
AP All-American Third Team - 1974
USBWA All-American Second Team - 1973
UPI All-American Second Team - 1974
UPI All-American Third Team - 1973
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1974