Lonnie Shelton FC

Current Team: N/A

Born: Oct 19, 1955 (66 years old)

Birthplace/Hometown: Bakersfield, California

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-8 (203cm)     Weight: 240 (109kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1976 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 1976 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 8, New York Knicks

Pre-Draft Team: Oregon State (Jr)

High School: Foothill High School [Sacramento, California]

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NBA

10 Years Of Service - NBA Champion, 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
1976-77 NYK 82 - 25.7 11.65 4.85 10.20 .476 - - - 1.94 2.74 .707 2.68 5.04 7.72 1.82 1.52 1.20 - 4.43
1977-78 NYK 82 - 28.3 14.87 6.20 12.05 .514 - - - 2.48 3.37 .736 2.49 4.59 7.07 2.38 1.33 1.37 2.78 4.27
1978-79 SEA 76 - 28.4 13.46 5.87 11.30 .519 - - - 1.72 2.49 .693 2.39 3.76 6.16 1.45 1.00 0.99 2.47 3.50
1979-80 SEA 76 - 29.5 13.62 5.59 10.55 .530 0.01 0.07 .200 2.42 3.17 .763 2.62 5.04 7.66 1.91 1.21 1.04 2.22 3.84
1980-81 SEA 14 - 31.4 13.00 5.21 12.43 .420 0.00 0.00 .000 2.57 3.93 .655 2.21 3.36 5.57 2.50 1.57 0.21 2.93 3.43
1981-82 SEA 81 81 32.9 14.86 6.27 12.91 .486 0.00 0.10 .000 2.32 2.96 .783 1.99 4.30 6.28 3.11 1.22 0.53 2.46 3.91
1982-83 SEA 82 79 31.4 12.39 5.33 11.16 .478 0.01 0.07 .167 1.72 2.28 .754 1.93 4.11 6.04 2.89 0.91 0.88 2.10 3.78
1983-84 CLE 79 78 26.6 10.76 4.70 9.86 .476 0.01 0.06 .200 1.35 1.77 .764 1.77 3.05 4.82 2.27 0.96 0.70 2.09 3.53
1984-85 CLE 57 14 21.8 6.44 2.77 6.37 .435 0.00 0.09 .000 0.89 1.35 .662 1.44 3.25 4.68 1.68 0.77 0.32 1.30 3.28
1985-86 CLE 44 1 15.5 4.50 2.09 4.27 .489 0.00 0.07 .000 0.32 0.36 .875 0.86 2.41 3.27 1.39 0.48 0.09 1.09 2.91
CAREER   673 253 27.5 11.96 5.08 10.33 .492 0.01 0.07 .094 1.80 2.45 .738 2.10 4.04 6.15 2.17 1.10 0.83 2.17 3.77

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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
1976-77 NYK 82 - 2,104 955 398 836 .476 - - - 159 225 .707 220 413 633 149 125 98 - 363
1977-78 NYK 82 - 2,319 1,219 508 988 .514 - - - 203 276 .736 204 376 580 195 109 112 228 350
1978-79 SEA 76 - 2,158 1,023 446 859 .519 - - - 131 189 .693 182 286 468 110 76 75 188 266
1979-80 SEA 76 - 2,243 1,035 425 802 .530 1 5 .200 184 241 .763 199 383 582 145 92 79 169 292
1980-81 SEA 14 - 440 182 73 174 .420 0 0 .000 36 55 .655 31 47 78 35 22 3 41 48
1981-82 SEA 81 81 2,667 1,204 508 1,046 .486 0 8 .000 188 240 .783 161 348 509 252 99 43 199 317
1982-83 SEA 82 79 2,572 1,016 437 915 .478 1 6 .167 141 187 .754 158 337 495 237 75 72 172 310
1983-84 CLE 79 78 2,101 850 371 779 .476 1 5 .200 107 140 .764 140 241 381 179 76 55 165 279
1984-85 CLE 57 14 1,244 367 158 363 .435 0 5 .000 51 77 .662 82 185 267 96 44 18 74 187
1985-86 CLE 44 1 682 198 92 188 .489 0 3 .000 14 16 .875 38 106 144 61 21 4 48 128
CAREER   673 253 18,530 8,049 3,416 6,950 .492 3 32 .094 1,214 1,646 .738 1,415 2,722 4,137 1,459 739 559 1,284 2,540

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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
1976-77 NYK 82 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .149 - - 0.27 40 42 .488 1.20 3.40 4.60
1977-78 NYK 82 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .184 0.86 0.48 0.28 43 39 .524 3.20 2.70 5.90
1978-79 SEA 76 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .159 0.59 0.40 0.22 51 25 .671 1.70 3.40 5.10
1979-80 SEA 76 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .160 0.86 0.54 0.30 52 24 .684 3.50 4.10 7.50
1980-81 SEA 14 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .032 0.85 0.54 0.32 6 8 .429 -0.40 0.50 0.10
1981-82 SEA 81 81 2 0 0 0 0 0 .217 1.27 0.50 0.23 52 29 .642 1.60 4.30 5.80
1982-83 SEA 82 79 3 0 0 0 0 0 .187 1.38 0.44 0.20 48 34 .585 1.60 3.20 4.80
1983-84 CLE 79 78 2 0 0 0 0 0 .164 1.08 0.46 0.18 27 52 .342 - 2.10 2.10
1984-85 CLE 57 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 .073 1.30 0.59 0.21 28 29 .491 -0.40 1.30 0.90
1985-86 CLE 44 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .080 1.27 0.44 0.09 14 30 .318 -0.14 0.56 0.42
CAREER   673 253 8 0 1 0 0 0 .145 1.02 0.48 0.24 361 312 .536 11.86 25.56 37.22

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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
1976-77 NYK 82 - .511 .476 11.20 20.18 15.78 9.61 - 2.65 2.42 - 118.27 - 1.14 - 95.1 16.69
1977-78 NYK 82 - .549 .514 9.25 16.45 12.92 11.45 17.05 2.06 2.50 21.84 124.97 -4.11 1.23 102.6 99.8 17.44
1978-79 SEA 76 - .543 .519 8.86 13.97 11.41 7.49 16.63 1.63 1.83 20.53 121.23 -5.44 1.19 101.9 99.7 14.92
1979-80 SEA 76 - .570 .531 9.29 18.04 13.64 9.15 15.69 1.93 1.94 18.94 149.34 -3.26 1.29 110.3 99.1 16.85
1980-81 SEA 14 - .459 .420 7.91 11.48 9.73 11.71 17.14 2.39 0.37 22.14 107.41 -4.08 1.05 90.9 104.5 11.04
1981-82 SEA 81 81 .523 .486 6.80 13.67 10.36 13.63 14.73 1.78 0.89 20.99 126.90 -1.17 1.15 103.0 102.4 14.26
1982-83 SEA 82 79 .509 .478 6.86 13.37 10.26 12.48 14.71 1.36 1.48 18.20 139.83 -0.54 1.11 102.1 103.3 12.78
1983-84 CLE 79 78 .506 .477 7.31 13.51 10.30 12.71 16.41 1.78 1.54 19.96 144.05 -2.26 1.09 99.0 107.8 12.62
1984-85 CLE 57 14 .462 .435 7.14 16.10 11.62 10.29 15.72 1.66 0.80 15.21 109.76 -0.81 1.01 95.9 107.7 9.00
1985-86 CLE 44 1 .508 .489 6.17 17.37 11.74 11.75 19.75 1.45 0.34 14.54 136.44 -1.07 1.05 96.6 109.3 8.34
CAREER   673 253 .524 .492 8.29 15.62 11.99 11.13 16.00 1.86 1.64 19.58 132.28 -2.51 1.16 102.1 102.3 14.29

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NBA Transactions

Jun 8, 1976 - The New York Knicks selected Lonnie Shelton in Round 2 with Pick 8 in the 1976 NBA Draft.
Aug 18, 1976 - Lonnie Shelton signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks.
Oct 4, 1978 - Lonnie Shelton was acquired by the Seattle SuperSonics from the New York Knicks in a trade.
Jun 28, 1979 - Lonnie Shelton signed a veteran extension with the Seattle SuperSonics.
Jun 27, 1983 - Lonnie Shelton was acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers from the Seattle SuperSonics in a trade.
Jul 1, 1986 - Lonnie Shelton, previously with the Cleveland Cavaliers, became a free agent.
Jul 1, 1986 - The Cleveland Cavaliers renounced their free-agent exception rights to Lonnie Shelton.

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NBA Awards & Honors

NBA Champion - 1979
All-NBA Defensive Second Team - 1982

* 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
1977-78 NYK 6 - 25.2 11.00 5.00 9.33 .536 - - - 1.00 1.33 .750 3.00 4.33 7.33 2.83 0.33 0.83 2.33 4.83
1978-79 SEA 17 - 33.3 12.94 5.94 12.29 .483 - - - 1.06 1.53 .692 3.59 4.76 8.35 2.00 1.12 1.06 1.82 4.71
1979-80 SEA 15 - 31.3 12.00 4.93 9.73 .507 0.00 0.07 .000 2.13 3.40 .627 2.33 6.00 8.33 1.67 1.53 0.80 2.47 3.60
1981-82 SEA 8 0 33.3 12.75 5.00 10.62 .471 0.00 0.00 .000 2.75 4.00 .688 3.00 4.38 7.38 2.00 0.62 0.88 2.50 4.75
1982-83 SEA 2 0 26.5 5.00 2.00 11.50 .174 0.00 1.50 .000 1.00 2.50 .400 6.50 4.00 10.50 2.50 0.50 0.00 1.00 3.50
1984-85 CLE 4 0 26.5 11.50 4.75 8.50 .559 0.00 0.00 .000 2.00 2.50 .800 1.50 4.00 5.50 1.00 0.50 0.25 1.50 5.00
CAREER   52 0 31.0 12.00 5.15 10.63 .485 0.00 0.14 .000 1.69 2.54 .667 3.02 4.92 7.94 1.94 1.00 0.83 2.12 4.38

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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
1977-78 NYK 6 - 151 66 30 56 .536 - - - 6 8 .750 18 26 44 17 2 5 14 29
1978-79 SEA 17 - 566 220 101 209 .483 - - - 18 26 .692 61 81 142 34 19 18 31 80
1979-80 SEA 15 - 469 180 74 146 .507 0 1 .000 32 51 .627 35 90 125 25 23 12 37 54
1981-82 SEA 8 0 266 102 40 85 .471 0 0 .000 22 32 .688 24 35 59 16 5 7 20 38
1982-83 SEA 2 0 53 10 4 23 .174 0 3 .000 2 5 .400 13 8 21 5 1 0 2 7
1984-85 CLE 4 0 106 46 19 34 .559 0 0 .000 8 10 .800 6 16 22 4 2 1 6 20
CAREER   52 0 1,611 624 268 553 .485 0 4 .000 88 132 .667 157 256 413 101 52 43 110 228

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
1977-78 NYK 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 1.21 0.14 0.14 2 4 .333 0.20 - 0.20
1978-79 SEA 17 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 1.10 0.61 0.12 12 5 .706 0.80 0.80 1.60
1979-80 SEA 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .162 0.68 0.62 0.35 7 8 .467 0.20 0.80 1.00
1981-82 SEA 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 0.80 0.25 0.38 3 5 .375 0.10 0.40 0.40
1982-83 SEA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .114 2.50 0.50 0.22 0 2 .000 -0.20 - -0.20
1984-85 CLE 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .126 0.67 0.33 0.29 1 3 .250 0.10 0.10 0.20
CAREER   52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .169 0.92 0.47 0.24 25 27 .481 1.20 2.10 3.20

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
1977-78 NYK 6 - .554 .536 11.22 18.93 14.77 14.49 19.04 0.58 1.70 18.34 128.57 -1.72 1.18 104.4 108.6 15.34
1978-79 SEA 17 - .499 .483 11.74 15.88 13.79 8.76 12.33 1.60 1.73 17.80 117.56 -1.56 1.05 107.0 100.0 15.04
1979-80 SEA 15 - .534 .507 8.05 21.34 14.60 7.88 18.01 2.41 1.44 18.01 113.43 -4.59 1.23 100.2 99.2 14.23
1981-82 SEA 8 0 .515 .471 9.60 13.44 11.56 9.30 16.80 0.95 1.47 18.93 115.81 -3.74 1.20 99.9 103.7 12.05
1982-83 SEA 2 0 .198 .174 20.84 16.28 18.83 12.62 7.35 0.94 - 20.53 57.39 2.68 0.43 72.1 110.6 5.49
1984-85 CLE 4 0 .599 .559 6.97 17.78 12.49 4.91 13.51 0.89 0.55 17.10 135.88 -3.16 1.35 113.6 111.9 12.26
CAREER   52 0 .511 .485 10.34 17.45 13.84 9.00 15.25 1.55 1.47 18.11 115.13 -2.76 1.13 102.7 102.6 14.18

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1982

* 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
1982 West 1 1 20 7 3 3 1.000 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 4 5 9 1 1 0 2 4
TOTAL   1 1 20 7 3 3 1.000 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 4 5 9 1 1 0 2 4
AVERAGES   1 1 20.0 7.00 3.00 3.00 1.000 0.00 0.00 .000 1.00 2.00 .500 4.00 5.00 9.00 1.00 1.00 0.00 2.00 4.00

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NCAA

College: Oregon State (1976)

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
1973-74 Oregon State Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1974-75 Oregon State So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1975-76 Oregon State Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -