Walt Bellamy C

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jul 24, 1939 (Passed away Nov 2, 2013, aged 74)

Birthplace/Hometown: New Bern, North Carolina

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 225 (102kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Nov 2, 2013)

Draft Entry: 1961 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Chicago Zephyrs

Pre-Draft Team: Indiana (Sr)

High School: J.T. Barber High School [New Bern, North Carolina]

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NBA

14 Years Of Service - Hall of Fame Player, ROY, 4x All-Star

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
1961-62 CHI 79 - 42.3 31.58 12.32 23.73 .519 - - - 6.95 10.80 .644 - - 18.99 2.66 - - - 3.56
1962-63 CHI 80 - 41.3 27.91 10.50 19.94 .527 - - - 6.91 10.26 .674 - - 16.36 2.91 - - - 3.54
1963-64 WAS 80 - 42.4 26.99 10.14 19.77 .513 - - - 6.71 10.31 .651 - - 17.01 1.57 - - - 3.75
1964-65 WAS 80 - 41.3 24.76 9.16 18.01 .509 - - - 6.44 9.40 .685 - - 14.57 2.39 - - - 3.25
1965-66 * All Teams 80 - 41.9 22.75 8.69 17.16 .506 - - - 5.38 8.61 .624 - - 15.68 2.94 - - - 3.67
1965-66 * NYK 72 - 42.8 23.17 8.88 17.35 .512 - - - 5.42 8.64 .627 - - 16.00 3.01 - - - 3.64
1965-66 * WAS 8 - 33.5 19.00 7.00 15.50 .452 - - - 5.00 8.38 .597 - - 12.75 2.25 - - - 4.00
1966-67 NYK 79 - 38.1 18.97 7.15 13.72 .521 - - - 4.67 7.34 .636 - - 13.47 2.61 - - - 3.48
1967-68 NYK 82 - 32.9 16.73 6.23 11.51 .541 - - - 4.27 6.45 .662 - - 11.72 2.00 - - - 3.16
1968-69 * All Teams 88 - 35.9 17.35 6.40 12.53 .510 - - - 4.56 7.02 .649 - - 12.51 2.00 - - - 3.64
1968-69 * DET 53 - 38.2 18.75 6.77 13.23 .512 - - - 5.21 7.85 .663 - - 13.51 1.87 - - - 3.72
1968-69 * NYK 35 - 32.5 15.23 5.83 11.49 .507 - - - 3.57 5.77 .619 - - 11.00 2.20 - - - 3.51
1969-70 * All Teams 79 - 25.7 11.61 4.44 8.49 .523 - - - 2.72 4.72 .576 - - 8.95 1.81 - - - 3.29
1969-70 * DET 56 - 20.9 10.00 3.75 6.86 .547 - - - 2.50 4.45 .562 - - 7.09 0.98 - - - 2.91
1969-70 * ATL 23 - 37.2 15.52 6.13 12.48 .491 - - - 3.26 5.39 .605 - - 13.48 3.83 - - - 4.22
1970-71 ATL 82 - 35.5 14.66 5.28 10.72 .493 - - - 4.10 6.78 .604 - - 12.93 2.80 - - - 3.30
1971-72 ATL 82 - 38.9 18.61 7.23 13.28 .545 - - - 4.15 7.09 .585 - - 12.79 3.20 - - - 3.11
1972-73 ATL 74 - 37.9 16.12 6.15 12.18 .505 - - - 3.82 7.11 .538 - - 13.03 2.42 - - - 3.30
1973-74 ATL 77 - 31.7 13.13 5.05 10.40 .486 - - - 3.03 4.97 .608 3.43 6.18 9.61 2.45 0.68 0.62 - 3.01
1974-75 NOJ 1 - 14.0 6.00 2.00 2.00 1.000 - - - 2.00 2.00 1.000 0.00 5.00 5.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 - 2.00
CAREER   1043 - 37.3 20.08 7.59 14.71 .516 - - - 4.90 7.75 .632 3.38 6.17 13.65 2.44 0.67 0.62 - 3.39

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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
1961-62 CHI 79 - 3,344 2,495 973 1,875 .519 - - - 549 853 .644 - - 1,500 210 - - - 281
1962-63 CHI 80 - 3,306 2,233 840 1,595 .527 - - - 553 821 .674 - - 1,309 233 - - - 283
1963-64 WAS 80 - 3,394 2,159 811 1,582 .513 - - - 537 825 .651 - - 1,361 126 - - - 300
1964-65 WAS 80 - 3,301 1,981 733 1,441 .509 - - - 515 752 .685 - - 1,166 191 - - - 260
1965-66 * All Teams 80 - 3,352 1,820 695 1,373 .506 - - - 430 689 .624 - - 1,254 235 - - - 294
1965-66 * NYK 72 - 3,084 1,668 639 1,249 .512 - - - 390 622 .627 - - 1,152 217 - - - 262
1965-66 * WAS 8 - 268 152 56 124 .452 - - - 40 67 .597 - - 102 18 - - - 32
1966-67 NYK 79 - 3,010 1,499 565 1,084 .521 - - - 369 580 .636 - - 1,064 206 - - - 275
1967-68 NYK 82 - 2,695 1,372 511 944 .541 - - - 350 529 .662 - - 961 164 - - - 259
1968-69 * All Teams 88 - 3,159 1,527 563 1,103 .510 - - - 401 618 .649 - - 1,101 176 - - - 320
1968-69 * DET 53 - 2,023 994 359 701 .512 - - - 276 416 .663 - - 716 99 - - - 197
1968-69 * NYK 35 - 1,136 533 204 402 .507 - - - 125 202 .619 - - 385 77 - - - 123
1969-70 * All Teams 79 - 2,028 917 351 671 .523 - - - 215 373 .576 - - 707 143 - - - 260
1969-70 * DET 56 - 1,173 560 210 384 .547 - - - 140 249 .562 - - 397 55 - - - 163
1969-70 * ATL 23 - 855 357 141 287 .491 - - - 75 124 .605 - - 310 88 - - - 97
1970-71 ATL 82 - 2,908 1,202 433 879 .493 - - - 336 556 .604 - - 1,060 230 - - - 271
1971-72 ATL 82 - 3,187 1,526 593 1,089 .545 - - - 340 581 .585 - - 1,049 262 - - - 255
1972-73 ATL 74 - 2,802 1,193 455 901 .505 - - - 283 526 .538 - - 964 179 - - - 244
1973-74 ATL 77 - 2,440 1,011 389 801 .486 - - - 233 383 .608 264 476 740 189 52 48 - 232
1974-75 NOJ 1 - 14 6 2 2 1.000 - - - 2 2 1.000 0 5 5 0 0 0 - 2
CAREER   1043 - 38,940 20,941 7,914 15,340 .516 - - - 5,113 8,088 .632 264 481 14,241 2,544 52 48 - 3,536

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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
1961-62 CHI 79 - 0 0 12 0 0 0 .342 - - 0.45 18 61 .228 13.40 2.80 16.30
1962-63 CHI 80 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .318 - - 0.51 25 55 .313 12.60 1.10 13.70
1963-64 WAS 80 - 0 0 6 0 0 0 .271 - - 0.52 31 49 .388 11.40 2.90 14.40
1964-65 WAS 80 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .270 - - 0.52 37 43 .463 11.20 0.90 12.10
1965-66 * All Teams 80 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .261 - - 0.50 29 51 .363 8.30 1.20 9.50
1965-66 * NYK 72 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .241 - - 0.50 27 45 .375 7.90 1.00 8.90
1965-66 * WAS 8 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .021 - - 0.54 2 6 .250 0.40 0.20 0.60
1966-67 NYK 79 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 - - 0.54 35 44 .443 7.40 1.40 8.80
1967-68 NYK 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 - - 0.56 43 39 .524 7.90 3.30 11.10
1968-69 * All Teams 88 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .191 - - 0.56 39 49 .443 7.70 2.60 10.40
1968-69 * DET 53 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .127 - - 0.59 21 32 .396 5.20 0.90 6.10
1968-69 * NYK 35 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .078 - - 0.50 18 17 .514 2.50 1.80 4.30
1969-70 * All Teams 79 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .141 - - 0.56 35 44 .443 3.50 1.30 4.90
1969-70 * DET 56 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .074 - - 0.65 20 36 .357 2.60 0.70 3.30
1969-70 * ATL 23 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .060 - - 0.43 15 8 .652 1.00 0.60 1.60
1970-71 ATL 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 - - 0.63 36 46 .439 4.60 1.60 6.20
1971-72 ATL 82 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .246 - - 0.53 36 46 .439 7.80 2.50 10.30
1972-73 ATL 74 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171 - - 0.58 42 32 .568 4.20 2.90 7.10
1973-74 ATL 77 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .160 - - 0.48 34 43 .442 3.20 2.20 5.40
1974-75 NOJ 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .001 - - 1.00 0 1 .000 - - 0.10
CAREER   1043 - 0 0 27 0 0 0 .173 - - 0.53 440 603 .422 83.70 21.60 105.50

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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
1961-62 CHI 79 - .554 .519 - - - - - - - - 116.25 - 1.33 - - 25.89
1962-63 CHI 80 - .571 .527 - - - - - - - - 120.02 - 1.40 - - 25.44
1963-64 WAS 80 - .555 .513 - - - - - - - - 116.36 - 1.36 - - 23.01
1964-65 WAS 80 - .559 .509 - - - 8.76 - - - - 119.35 - 1.37 - - 22.65
1965-66 * All Teams 80 - .543 .506 - - - 9.78 - - - - 113.03 - 1.33 - - 19.37
1965-66 * NYK 72 - .548 .512 - - - 9.83 - - - - 113.86 - 1.34 - - 20.35
1965-66 * WAS 8 - .495 .452 - - - 9.25 - - - - 104.86 - 1.23 - - 18.11
1966-67 NYK 79 - .560 .521 - - - 9.18 - - - - 115.74 - 1.38 - - 18.91
1967-68 NYK 82 - .583 .541 - - - 8.26 - - - - 120.29 - 1.45 - - 19.09
1968-69 * All Teams 88 - .555 .510 - - - 7.59 - - - - 115.93 - 1.38 - - 17.99
1968-69 * DET 53 - .562 .512 - - - 6.65 - - - - 117.56 - 1.42 - - 18.59
1968-69 * NYK 35 - .543 .507 - - - 9.29 - - - - 112.63 - 1.33 - - 17.84
1969-70 * All Teams 79 - .549 .523 - - - 9.48 - - - - 109.95 - 1.37 - - 16.43
1969-70 * DET 56 - .567 .547 - - - 6.52 - - - - 110.91 - 1.46 - - 17.12
1969-70 * ATL 23 - .523 .491 - - - 12.87 - - - - 109.61 - 1.24 - - 16.40
1970-71 ATL 82 - .535 .493 - - - 10.33 - - - - 109.69 - 1.37 - - 16.55
1971-72 ATL 82 - .567 .545 - - - 11.81 - - - - 112.97 - 1.40 - - 19.29
1972-73 ATL 74 - .527 .505 - - - 8.29 - - - - 104.30 - 1.32 - - 16.21
1973-74 ATL 77 - .521 .486 10.70 20.00 15.27 10.30 - 0.92 1.02 - 109.40 - 1.26 - 98.7 15.17
1974-75 NOJ 1 - 1.042 1.000 - 37.00 17.89 - - - - - 200.00 - 3.00 - 96.7 17.92
CAREER   1043 - .554 .516 10.54 20.20 15.25 9.38 - 0.92 1.03 - 114.81 - 1.37 - 98.6 20.01

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NBA Transactions

Mar 27, 1961 - The Chicago Zephyrs selected Walt Bellamy in Round 1 with Pick 1 in the 1961 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1961 - Walt Bellamy signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Zephyrs.
Nov 1, 1965 - Walt Bellamy was acquired by the New York Knicks from the Baltimore Bullets in a trade.
Dec 19, 1968 - Walt Bellamy was acquired by the Detroit Pistons from the New York Knicks in a trade.
Feb 2, 1970 - Walt Bellamy was acquired by the Atlanta Hawks from the Detroit Pistons in a trade.
May 20, 1974 - Walt Bellamy was selected by the New Orleans Jazz in the Expansion Draft from the Atlanta Hawks.
Oct 18, 1974 - The New Orleans Jazz placed the contract of Walt Bellamy on waivers.
Oct 20, 1974 - Walt Bellamy, previously with the New Orleans Jazz, became a free agent.
Nov 2, 2013 - Walt Bellamy passed away. He was 74 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Rookie Of The Year - 1962

* 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
1964-65 WAS 10 - 42.7 20.90 7.40 15.80 .468 - - - 6.10 9.20 .663 - - 15.10 3.40 - - - 3.80
1966-67 NYK 4 - 39.3 18.25 7.00 13.50 .519 - - - 4.25 7.25 .586 - - 16.50 3.00 - - - 3.75
1967-68 NYK 6 - 46.2 20.00 7.50 17.83 .421 - - - 5.00 8.00 .625 - - 16.00 3.50 - - - 3.67
1969-70 ATL 9 - 40.9 16.78 6.56 14.00 .468 - - - 3.67 5.11 .717 - - 15.56 3.89 - - - 3.56
1970-71 ATL 5 - 43.2 20.80 8.20 13.80 .594 - - - 4.40 5.80 .759 - - 14.40 2.00 - - - 3.20
1971-72 ATL 6 - 41.2 18.50 7.00 14.33 .488 - - - 4.50 7.17 .628 - - 13.67 1.83 - - - 3.33
1972-73 ATL 6 - 41.2 13.67 5.67 14.33 .395 - - - 2.33 5.17 .452 - - 12.17 2.17 - - - 2.83
CAREER   46 - 42.2 18.48 7.02 14.91 .471 - - - 4.43 6.91 .642 - - 14.78 2.96 - - - 3.48

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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
1964-65 WAS 10 - 427 209 74 158 .468 - - - 61 92 .663 - - 151 34 - - - 38
1966-67 NYK 4 - 157 73 28 54 .519 - - - 17 29 .586 - - 66 12 - - - 15
1967-68 NYK 6 - 277 120 45 107 .421 - - - 30 48 .625 - - 96 21 - - - 22
1969-70 ATL 9 - 368 151 59 126 .468 - - - 33 46 .717 - - 140 35 - - - 32
1970-71 ATL 5 - 216 104 41 69 .594 - - - 22 29 .759 - - 72 10 - - - 16
1971-72 ATL 6 - 247 111 42 86 .488 - - - 27 43 .628 - - 82 11 - - - 20
1972-73 ATL 6 - 247 82 34 86 .395 - - - 14 31 .452 - - 73 13 - - - 17
CAREER   46 - 1,939 850 323 686 .471 - - - 204 318 .642 - - 680 136 - - - 160

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
1964-65 WAS 10 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 - - 0.58 5 5 .500 0.90 0.40 1.30
1966-67 NYK 4 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 - - 0.54 1 3 .250 0.40 0.20 0.50
1967-68 NYK 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 - - 0.45 2 4 .333 0.10 0.20 0.20
1969-70 ATL 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 - - 0.37 4 5 .444 0.50 0.60 1.10
1970-71 ATL 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 - - 0.42 1 4 .200 0.90 0.20 1.00
1971-72 ATL 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203 - - 0.50 2 4 .333 0.40 0.10 0.50
1972-73 ATL 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171 - - 0.36 2 4 .333 -0.20 0.30 -
CAREER   46 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .177 - - 0.46 17 29 .370 2.50 1.40 3.50

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
1964-65 WAS 10 - .527 .468 - - - 10.96 - - - - 113.14 - 1.32 - - 19.52
1966-67 NYK 4 - .547 .519 - - - 10.50 - - - - 110.47 - 1.35 - - 19.05
1967-68 NYK 6 - .468 .421 - - - 10.01 - - - - 104.56 - 1.12 - - 15.32
1969-70 ATL 9 - .516 .468 - - - 11.95 - - - - 118.56 - 1.20 - - 17.15
1970-71 ATL 5 - .636 .594 - - - 7.01 - - - - 135.28 - 1.51 - - 19.92
1971-72 ATL 6 - .529 .488 - - - 6.05 - - - - 111.63 - 1.29 - - 16.97
1972-73 ATL 6 - .411 .395 - - - 6.44 - - - - 84.70 - 0.95 - - 10.76
CAREER   46 - .515 .471 - - - 9.42 - - - - 111.24 - 1.24 - - 17.01

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1962, 1964
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1963, 1965

* 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
1962 West 1 - 29 23 10 18 .556 - - - 3 8 .375 - - 17 1 - - - 6
1963 West 1 - 14 2 1 4 .250 - - - 0 2 .000 - - 1 2 - - - 3
1964 West 1 - 23 11 4 11 .364 - - - 3 5 .600 - - 7 0 - - - 3
1965 West 1 - 17 12 4 5 .800 - - - 4 4 1.000 - - 5 1 - - - 3
TOTAL   4 - 83 48 19 38 .500 - - - 10 19 .526 - - 30 4 - - - 15
AVERAGES   4 - 20.8 12.00 4.75 9.50 .500 - - - 2.50 4.75 .526 - - 7.50 1.00 - - - 3.75

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NCAA

College: Indiana (1961)

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
1957-58 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1958-59 Indiana So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1959-60 Indiana Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1960-61 Indiana Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American Second Team - 1961
NABC All-American First Team - 1961
AP All-American Second Team - 1961
USBWA All-American First Team - 1960
Sporting News All-American Second Team - 1961
UPI All-American Second Team - 1961
UPI All-American Third Team - 1960
NEA All-American First Team - 1961
NEA All-American Second Team - 1960
NCAB All-American Second Team - 1961