World B. Free G  #21

Full Name: Lloyd B. Free

Current Team: N/A

Born: Dec 9, 1953 (68 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-2 (188cm)     Weight: 185 (84kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1975 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 5, Philadelphia Sixers

Pre-Draft Team: Guilford (Jr)

High School: Canarsie High School [Brooklyn, New York]

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NBA

13 Years Of Service - 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
1975-76 PHL 71 - 15.8 8.31 3.37 7.51 .448 - - - 1.58 2.62 .602 0.90 0.86 1.76 1.46 0.52 0.08 - 1.51
1976-77 PHL 78 - 28.9 16.26 5.99 13.10 .457 - - - 4.28 5.95 .720 1.24 1.79 3.04 3.41 0.96 0.32 - 2.65
1977-78 PHL 76 - 27.0 15.67 5.13 11.28 .455 - - - 5.41 7.39 .731 1.21 1.58 2.79 4.03 0.89 0.54 2.63 2.62
1978-79 SDC 78 - 37.9 28.77 10.19 21.19 .481 - - - 8.38 11.09 .756 1.63 2.23 3.86 4.36 1.42 0.45 3.81 3.24
1979-80 SDC 68 - 38.0 30.22 10.84 22.88 .474 0.13 0.37 .360 8.41 11.18 .753 1.90 1.60 3.50 4.16 1.19 0.47 3.35 2.87
1980-81 GOS 65 - 36.5 24.08 7.94 17.80 .446 0.08 0.48 .161 8.12 9.98 .814 0.74 1.71 2.45 5.55 1.31 0.17 3.00 2.82
1981-82 GOS 78 78 35.8 22.94 8.33 18.62 .448 0.13 0.72 .179 6.14 8.29 .740 1.51 1.67 3.18 5.37 0.91 0.10 2.67 2.85
1982-83 * All Teams 73 69 36.1 23.88 8.89 19.49 .456 0.21 0.62 .333 5.89 7.99 .738 1.26 1.49 2.75 3.97 1.33 0.21 2.86 3.30
1982-83 * CLE 54 51 35.9 24.24 8.98 19.61 .458 0.28 0.78 .357 6.00 8.04 .747 1.30 1.61 2.91 3.72 1.52 0.22 2.94 3.24
1982-83 * GOS 19 18 36.8 22.84 8.63 19.16 .451 0.00 0.16 .000 5.58 7.84 .711 1.16 1.16 2.32 4.68 0.79 0.16 2.63 3.47
1983-84 CLE 75 71 31.7 22.25 8.35 18.76 .445 0.29 0.92 .319 5.27 6.72 .784 1.19 1.71 2.89 3.01 1.25 0.11 2.05 2.85
1984-85 CLE 71 50 31.7 22.49 8.58 18.70 .459 1.00 2.72 .368 4.34 5.79 .749 0.86 2.11 2.97 4.51 1.06 0.23 1.96 2.30
1985-86 CLE 75 75 33.8 23.39 8.69 19.04 .457 0.95 2.25 .420 5.05 6.48 .780 0.99 1.89 2.88 4.20 1.21 0.27 2.27 2.48
1986-87 PHL 20 2 14.3 5.80 1.95 6.15 .317 0.10 0.45 .222 1.80 2.35 .766 0.25 0.70 0.95 1.50 0.25 0.20 0.85 1.30
1987-88 HOU 58 0 11.8 6.45 2.47 6.03 .409 0.14 0.60 .229 1.38 1.72 .800 0.24 0.52 0.76 1.03 0.34 0.05 0.84 1.28
CAREER   886 387 30.4 20.27 7.35 16.13 .456 0.37 1.08 .337 5.33 7.07 .753 1.14 1.60 2.74 3.75 1.03 0.25 2.53 2.56

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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
1975-76 PHL 71 - 1,121 590 239 533 .448 - - - 112 186 .602 64 61 125 104 37 6 - 107
1976-77 PHL 78 - 2,253 1,268 467 1,022 .457 - - - 334 464 .720 97 140 237 266 75 25 - 207
1977-78 PHL 76 - 2,050 1,191 390 857 .455 - - - 411 562 .731 92 120 212 306 68 41 200 199
1978-79 SDC 78 - 2,954 2,244 795 1,653 .481 - - - 654 865 .756 127 174 301 340 111 35 297 253
1979-80 SDC 68 - 2,585 2,055 737 1,556 .474 9 25 .360 572 760 .753 129 109 238 283 81 32 228 195
1980-81 GOS 65 - 2,370 1,565 516 1,157 .446 5 31 .161 528 649 .814 48 111 159 361 85 11 195 183
1981-82 GOS 78 78 2,796 1,789 650 1,452 .448 10 56 .179 479 647 .740 118 130 248 419 71 8 208 222
1982-83 * All Teams 73 69 2,638 1,743 649 1,423 .456 15 45 .333 430 583 .738 92 109 201 290 97 15 209 241
1982-83 * CLE 54 51 1,938 1,309 485 1,059 .458 15 42 .357 324 434 .747 70 87 157 201 82 12 159 175
1982-83 * GOS 19 18 700 434 164 364 .451 0 3 .000 106 149 .711 22 22 44 89 15 3 50 66
1983-84 CLE 75 71 2,375 1,669 626 1,407 .445 22 69 .319 395 504 .784 89 128 217 226 94 8 154 214
1984-85 CLE 71 50 2,249 1,597 609 1,328 .459 71 193 .368 308 411 .749 61 150 211 320 75 16 139 163
1985-86 CLE 75 75 2,535 1,754 652 1,428 .457 71 169 .420 379 486 .780 74 142 216 315 91 20 170 186
1986-87 PHL 20 2 285 116 39 123 .317 2 9 .222 36 47 .766 5 14 19 30 5 4 17 26
1987-88 HOU 58 0 682 374 143 350 .409 8 35 .229 80 100 .800 14 30 44 60 20 3 49 74
CAREER   886 387 26,893 17,955 6,512 14,289 .456 213 632 .337 4,718 6,264 .753 1,010 1,418 2,428 3,320 910 224 1,866 2,270

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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
1975-76 PHL 71 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .099 - - 0.35 39 32 .549 0.90 0.60 1.50
1976-77 PHL 78 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .209 - - 0.45 47 31 .603 2.90 1.80 4.60
1977-78 PHL 76 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 1.53 0.34 0.66 52 24 .684 4.60 1.40 6.00
1978-79 SDC 78 - 0 0 5 0 0 0 .305 1.14 0.37 0.52 43 35 .551 9.40 0.70 10.10
1979-80 SDC 68 - 0 0 8 0 0 0 .289 1.24 0.36 0.49 31 37 .456 7.70 0.30 8.00
1980-81 GOS 65 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 1.85 0.44 0.56 32 33 .492 6.80 0.60 7.40
1981-82 GOS 78 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 2.01 0.34 0.45 44 34 .564 5.60 1.30 6.90
1982-83 * All Teams 73 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 .315 1.39 0.46 0.41 26 47 .356 - - -
1982-83 * CLE 54 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 1.26 0.52 0.41 18 36 .333 3.40 1.10 4.60
1982-83 * GOS 19 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 .070 1.78 0.30 0.41 8 11 .421 1.10 - 1.10
1983-84 CLE 75 71 0 0 1 0 0 0 .253 1.47 0.61 0.36 24 51 .320 3.70 1.60 5.30
1984-85 CLE 71 50 1 0 1 0 0 0 .268 2.30 0.54 0.31 34 37 .479 4.50 1.40 6.00
1985-86 CLE 75 75 2 0 1 0 0 0 .305 1.85 0.54 0.34 28 47 .373 4.70 1.54 6.24
1986-87 PHL 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .084 1.76 0.29 0.38 12 8 .600 -0.31 0.06 -0.25
1987-88 HOU 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .084 1.22 0.41 0.29 30 28 .517 -0.23 0.58 0.35
CAREER   886 387 3 0 16 0 0 0 .218 1.58 0.43 0.44 442 444 .499 50.26 11.88 62.14

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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
1975-76 PHL 71 - .480 .448 5.53 5.25 5.39 14.09 - 1.48 0.27 - 105.06 - 1.11 - 102.0 14.80
1976-77 PHL 78 - .517 .457 4.55 5.90 5.26 17.36 - 1.47 0.55 - 117.68 - 1.24 - 101.9 16.19
1977-78 PHL 76 - .539 .455 4.72 5.72 5.24 20.60 15.33 1.47 1.02 24.07 118.64 0.19 1.39 107.4 104.1 17.43
1978-79 SDC 78 - .552 .481 4.57 6.27 5.42 17.08 12.74 1.69 0.60 29.89 123.70 -2.37 1.36 112.9 110.3 22.25
1979-80 SDC 68 - .544 .477 5.21 4.72 4.98 18.04 10.76 1.48 0.67 32.74 158.63 -1.55 1.32 112.1 112.3 22.83
1980-81 GOS 65 - .542 .448 2.21 5.28 3.72 22.25 11.91 1.70 0.26 27.44 142.08 1.94 1.35 114.8 112.1 19.61
1981-82 GOS 78 78 .515 .451 4.53 5.16 4.84 21.74 10.70 1.20 0.16 28.02 136.66 2.54 1.23 110.5 111.8 18.20
1982-83 * All Teams 73 69 .519 .461 3.82 4.77 4.28 18.28 11.07 1.77 0.33 29.53 152.70 -0.62 1.22 106.5 109.5 18.34
1982-83 * CLE 54 51 .524 .465 4.01 5.24 4.61 18.11 11.28 2.07 0.36 30.54 156.17 -1.36 1.24 106.2 108.4 19.29
1982-83 * GOS 19 18 .505 .451 3.29 3.52 3.40 18.63 10.43 0.99 0.24 26.88 116.20 1.32 1.19 106.0 112.4 15.85
1983-84 CLE 75 71 .512 .453 4.11 6.35 5.19 16.32 8.64 1.95 0.20 31.30 154.75 -0.15 1.19 107.8 110.5 18.88
1984-85 CLE 71 50 .529 .485 2.94 7.22 5.08 23.47 8.44 1.57 0.39 29.44 157.59 3.31 1.20 111.4 111.1 19.74
1985-86 CLE 75 75 .534 .481 3.24 6.20 4.72 20.07 9.38 1.70 0.45 29.33 165.65 1.59 1.23 110.1 111.1 19.05
1986-87 PHL 20 2 .404 .325 2.18 5.51 3.93 14.79 10.58 0.89 0.82 24.39 130.53 1.12 0.94 92.1 115.7 7.46
1987-88 HOU 58 0 .475 .420 2.16 4.70 3.42 13.36 11.06 1.39 0.25 26.22 143.71 -1.29 1.07 97.4 110.0 11.01
CAREER   886 387 .527 .463 4.01 5.67 4.84 19.13 10.93 1.58 0.45 29.05 154.60 0.43 1.26 109.8 108.9 18.88

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NBA Transactions

May 29, 1975 - The Philadelphia Sixers selected World B. Free in Round 2 with Pick 5 in the 1975 NBA Draft.
Jun 9, 1975 - World B. Free signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers.
Oct 12, 1978 - World B. Free was acquired by the San Diego Clippers from the Philadelphia Sixers in a trade.
Jul 1, 1979 - World B. Free, previously with the San Diego Clippers, became a free agent.
Sep 1, 1979 - World B. Free signed a multi-year contract with the San Diego Clippers.
Aug 28, 1980 - World B. Free was acquired by the Golden State Warriors from the San Diego Clippers in a trade.
Dec 15, 1982 - World B. Free was acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Golden State Warriors in a trade.
Jul 1, 1983 - World B. Free, previously with the Cleveland Cavaliers, became a free agent.
Oct 10, 1983 - World B. Free signed a multi-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Jun 30, 1986 - The Cleveland Cavaliers tendered a Qualifying Offer to make World B. Free a Restricted FA.
Jul 1, 1986 - World B. Free, previously with the Cleveland Cavaliers, became a free agent.
Dec 21, 1986 - World B. Free signed a multi-year offer sheet with the Philadelphia Sixers. Since he is a restricted free agent, the Cleveland Cavaliers can match.
Dec 30, 1986 - World B. Free signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers.
Mar 4, 1987 - The Philadelphia Sixers placed the contract of World B. Free on waivers.
Mar 6, 1987 - World B. Free, previously with the Philadelphia Sixers, became a free agent.
Oct 1, 1987 - World B. Free signed a multi-year contract with the Houston Rockets.
Jul 15, 1988 - The Houston Rockets placed the contract of World B. Free on waivers.
Jul 22, 1988 - World B. Free, previously with the Houston Rockets, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA Second Team - 1979
Player Of The Week - 1/13/1985

* 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
1975-76 PHL 3 - 20.7 10.67 3.67 9.33 .393 - - - 3.33 4.33 .769 0.33 0.00 0.33 1.67 1.00 0.00 - 2.00
1976-77 PHL 15 - 18.7 11.93 4.20 11.33 .371 - - - 3.53 5.13 .688 0.67 1.47 2.13 1.93 0.80 0.53 - 2.20
1977-78 PHL 10 - 26.8 16.10 5.10 12.40 .411 - - - 5.90 8.10 .728 1.00 2.10 3.10 3.70 0.40 0.60 2.60 2.60
1984-85 CLE 4 4 37.5 26.25 10.25 23.25 .441 0.00 1.00 .000 5.75 6.25 .920 1.00 1.50 2.50 7.75 1.50 0.00 1.50 3.00
1987-88 HOU 2 0 6.0 0.00 0.00 1.00 .000 0.00 0.50 .000 0.00 0.00 .000 0.50 0.50 1.00 0.50 0.00 0.00 1.50 1.00
CAREER   34 4 22.7 14.03 4.88 12.26 .398 0.00 0.83 .000 4.26 5.76 .740 0.76 1.47 2.24 3.03 0.74 0.41 2.19 2.32

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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
1975-76 PHL 3 - 62 32 11 28 .393 - - - 10 13 .769 1 0 1 5 3 0 - 6
1976-77 PHL 15 - 281 179 63 170 .371 - - - 53 77 .688 10 22 32 29 12 8 - 33
1977-78 PHL 10 - 268 161 51 124 .411 - - - 59 81 .728 10 21 31 37 4 6 26 26
1984-85 CLE 4 4 150 105 41 93 .441 0 4 .000 23 25 .920 4 6 10 31 6 0 6 12
1987-88 HOU 2 0 12 0 0 2 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 1 1 2 1 0 0 3 2
CAREER   34 4 773 477 166 417 .398 0 5 .000 145 196 .740 26 50 76 103 25 14 35 79

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
1975-76 PHL 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .121 - - 0.46 1 2 .333 0.10 - 0.10
1976-77 PHL 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .115 - - 0.45 7 8 .467 -0.30 0.20 -0.10
1977-78 PHL 10 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .201 1.42 0.15 0.65 6 4 .600 0.30 0.30 0.60
1984-85 CLE 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .396 5.17 1.00 0.27 1 3 .250 0.40 0.10 0.40
1987-88 HOU 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .014 0.33 0.00 0.00 0 2 .000 -0.12 - -0.12
CAREER   34 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165 1.97 0.29 0.47 15 19 .441 0.38 0.60 0.88

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
1975-76 PHL 3 - .474 .393 1.69 - 0.88 11.38 - 2.30 - - 116.21 - 1.14 - 106.7 13.72
1976-77 PHL 15 - .439 .371 3.69 7.86 5.81 15.78 - 1.91 1.47 - 105.89 - 1.05 - 101.2 15.29
1977-78 PHL 10 - .504 .411 3.93 6.87 5.54 19.37 14.01 0.66 1.08 26.18 113.97 -0.49 1.30 102.1 104.0 15.96
1984-85 CLE 4 4 .505 .441 3.28 4.71 4.01 30.64 5.45 1.89 - 29.93 136.09 9.83 1.13 115.4 114.3 21.50
1987-88 HOU 2 0 .000 .000 9.88 8.99 9.41 10.96 60.00 - - 17.53 0.00 -19.99 0.00 21.0 122.0 -14.29
CAREER   34 4 .474 .398 3.59 6.43 5.06 19.83 11.64 1.46 0.94 27.27 113.79 2.48 1.14 105.6 105.0 16.28

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1980

* 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
1980 West 1 - 21 14 7 13 .538 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 1 2 3 5 0 1 5 1
TOTAL   1 - 21 14 7 13 .538 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 1 2 3 5 0 1 5 1
AVERAGES   1 - 21.0 14.00 7.00 13.00 .538 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 1.00 .000 1.00 2.00 3.00 5.00 0.00 1.00 5.00 1.00

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NCAA

College: Guilford (1975)

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
1972-73 Guilford Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1973-74 Guilford So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1974-75 Guilford Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -