Billy Cunningham FC

Born: Jun 3, 1943 (75 years old)

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-7 (201cm)     Weight: 210 (95kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1965 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 5, Philadelphia Sixers

Pre-Draft Team: North Carolina (Sr)

High School: Erasmus Hall High School [Brooklyn, New York]

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NBA

9 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, Hall of Fame Player, 3x All-NBA 1st, 4x All-Star, #32 retired by PHL

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
1965-66 PHL 80 - 26.7 5.39 12.64 .426 - - - 3.51 5.54 .634 - - 7.49 2.59 - - 3.76 - 14.29
1966-67 PHL 81 - 26.8 6.86 14.95 .459 - - - 4.73 6.89 .686 - - 7.27 2.53 - - 3.21 - 18.46
1967-68 PHL 74 - 28.1 6.97 15.92 .438 - - - 4.97 6.88 .723 - - 7.59 2.53 - - 3.51 - 18.92
1968-69 PHL 82 - 40.8 9.01 21.17 .426 - - - 6.78 9.20 .737 - - 12.80 3.50 - - 4.01 - 24.80
1969-70 PHL 81 - 39.4 9.90 21.11 .469 - - - 6.30 8.64 .729 - - 13.59 4.35 - - 4.09 - 26.10
1970-71 PHL 81 - 38.1 8.67 18.75 .462 - - - 5.62 7.65 .734 - - 11.68 4.88 - - 4.05 - 22.95
1971-72 PHL 75 - 38.7 8.77 19.04 .461 - - - 5.71 8.01 .712 - - 12.24 5.91 - - 3.93 - 23.25
1974-75 PHL 80 - 35.7 7.61 17.79 .428 - - - 4.31 5.55 .777 1.62 7.45 9.07 5.53 1.14 0.44 3.38 - 19.54
1975-76 PHL 20 - 32.0 5.15 12.55 .410 - - - 3.40 4.40 .773 1.45 5.90 7.35 5.35 1.20 0.50 2.85 - 13.70
CAREER   654 - 34.3 7.82 17.53 .446 - - - 5.19 7.21 .720 1.59 7.14 10.15 4.01 1.15 0.45 3.72 - 20.83

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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
1965-66 PHL 80 - 2134 431 1011 .426 - - - 281 443 .634 - - 599 207 - - 301 - 1143
1966-67 PHL 81 - 2168 556 1211 .459 - - - 383 558 .686 - - 589 205 - - 260 - 1495
1967-68 PHL 74 - 2076 516 1178 .438 - - - 368 509 .723 - - 562 187 - - 260 - 1400
1968-69 PHL 82 - 3345 739 1736 .426 - - - 556 754 .737 - - 1050 287 - - 329 - 2034
1969-70 PHL 81 - 3194 802 1710 .469 - - - 510 700 .729 - - 1101 352 - - 331 - 2114
1970-71 PHL 81 - 3090 702 1519 .462 - - - 455 620 .734 - - 946 395 - - 328 - 1859
1971-72 PHL 75 - 2900 658 1428 .461 - - - 428 601 .712 - - 918 443 - - 295 - 1744
1974-75 PHL 80 - 2859 609 1423 .428 - - - 345 444 .777 130 596 726 442 91 35 270 - 1563
1975-76 PHL 20 - 640 103 251 .410 - - - 68 88 .773 29 118 147 107 24 10 57 - 274
CAREER   654 - 22406 5116 11467 .446 - - - 3394 4717 .720 159 714 6638 2625 115 45 2431 - 13626

☆ All-Star Season

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
1965-66 PHL 80 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175 - - 0.44 55 25 .688 1.70 3.30 5.00
1966-67 PHL 81 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195 - - 0.46 68 13 .840 4.40 2.50 6.80
1967-68 PHL 74 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .177 - - 0.43 56 18 .757 3.00 3.40 6.40
1968-69 PHL 82 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .273 - - 0.43 55 27 .671 4.40 4.60 9.00
1969-70 PHL 81 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .295 - - 0.41 41 40 .506 5.60 4.80 10.30
1970-71 PHL 81 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 - - 0.41 46 35 .568 5.80 4.20 10.00
1971-72 PHL 75 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .308 - - 0.42 28 47 .373 4.80 3.50 8.30
1974-75 PHL 80 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 - - 0.31 33 47 .412 2.70 3.50 6.10
1975-76 PHL 20 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .061 - - 0.35 14 6 .700 0.40 0.80 1.20
CAREER   654 - 0 0 10 0 0 0 .339 - - 0.41 396 258 .606 32.80 30.60 63.10

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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
1965-66 PHL 80 - .474 .426 - - - 13.00 - - - - 106.06 - 1.13 - - 16.60
1966-67 PHL 81 - .513 .459 - - - 12.68 - - - - 114.55 - 1.23 - - 21.44
1967-68 PHL 74 - .499 .438 - - - 11.95 - - - - 116.10 - 1.19 - - 19.30
1968-69 PHL 82 - .492 .426 - - - 11.80 - - - - 116.31 - 1.17 - - 20.97
1969-70 PHL 81 - .524 .469 - - - 14.90 - - - - 119.76 - 1.24 - - 21.82
1970-71 PHL 81 - .519 .462 - - - 18.63 - - - - 119.60 - 1.22 - - 22.64
1971-72 PHL 75 - .515 .461 - - - 22.55 - - - - 117.29 - 1.22 - - 21.39
1974-75 PHL 80 - .483 .428 4.56 21.32 12.86 24.68 - 1.48 0.65 - 120.50 - 1.10 - 96.3 19.27
1975-76 PHL 20 - .473 .410 4.39 17.78 11.09 23.52 - 1.68 0.80 - 118.31 - 1.09 - 96.7 16.48
CAREER   654 - .503 .446 - - - 15.85 - - - - 116.57 - 1.19 - - 20.50

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NBA Transactions

May 6, 1965 - The Philadelphia Sixers selected Billy Cunningham in Round 1 with Pick 5 in the 1965 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1965 - Billy Cunningham signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers.
Jul 1, 1972 - Billy Cunningham, previously with the Philadelphia Sixers, became a free agent.
Sep 1, 1974 - Billy Cunningham signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers.
Jul 1, 1976 - Billy Cunningham, previously with the Philadelphia Sixers, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
All-NBA First Team - 1969, 1970, 1971
All-NBA Second Team - 1972
All-Rookie First Team - 1966

* 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
1965-66 PHL 4 - 17.2 1.25 7.75 .161 - - - 2.75 3.25 .846 - - 4.50 2.50 - - 2.75 - 5.25
1966-67 PHL 15 - 22.6 5.53 14.73 .376 - - - 3.93 6.00 .656 - - 6.20 2.20 - - 3.53 - 15.00
1967-68 PHL 3 - 28.7 8.00 14.33 .558 - - - 4.67 5.67 .824 - - 7.33 3.33 - - 5.33 - 20.67
1968-69 PHL 5 - 43.4 9.80 23.40 .419 - - - 4.80 7.60 .632 - - 12.60 2.40 - - 4.80 - 24.40
1969-70 PHL 5 - 41.0 12.20 24.60 .496 - - - 4.80 7.20 .667 - - 10.40 4.00 - - 3.80 - 29.20
1970-71 PHL 7 - 43.0 9.57 20.29 .472 - - - 6.71 9.57 .701 - - 15.43 5.71 - - 4.00 - 25.86
CAREER   39 - 31.2 7.41 17.36 .427 - - - 4.59 6.69 .686 - - 9.13 3.21 - - 3.87 - 19.41

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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
1965-66 PHL 4 - 69 5 31 .161 - - - 11 13 .846 - - 18 10 - - 11 - 21
1966-67 PHL 15 - 339 83 221 .376 - - - 59 90 .656 - - 93 33 - - 53 - 225
1967-68 PHL 3 - 86 24 43 .558 - - - 14 17 .824 - - 22 10 - - 16 - 62
1968-69 PHL 5 - 217 49 117 .419 - - - 24 38 .632 - - 63 12 - - 24 - 122
1969-70 PHL 5 - 205 61 123 .496 - - - 24 36 .667 - - 52 20 - - 19 - 146
1970-71 PHL 7 - 301 67 142 .472 - - - 47 67 .701 - - 108 40 - - 28 - 181
CAREER   39 - 1217 289 677 .427 - - - 179 261 .686 - - 356 125 - - 151 - 757

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
1965-66 PHL 4 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 - - 0.42 0 4 .000 -0.40 0.10 -0.20
1966-67 PHL 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165 - - 0.41 11 4 .733 -0.10 0.50 0.40
1967-68 PHL 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .061 - - 0.40 2 1 .667 0.40 0.10 0.60
1968-69 PHL 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 - - 0.32 1 4 .200 0.10 - 0.10
1969-70 PHL 5 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .340 - - 0.29 1 4 .200 0.50 -0.10 0.40
1970-71 PHL 7 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364 - - 0.47 3 4 .429 0.80 0.10 0.90
CAREER   39 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .189 - - 0.39 18 21 .462 1.30 0.70 2.20

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
1965-66 PHL 4 - .286 .161 - - - 20.15 - - - - 100.74 - 0.68 - - 6.08
1966-67 PHL 15 - .432 .376 - - - 13.40 - - - - 103.11 - 1.02 - - 16.45
1967-68 PHL 3 - .614 .558 - - - 19.19 - - - - 138.17 - 1.44 - - 24.56
1968-69 PHL 5 - .456 .419 - - - 8.86 - - - - 105.04 - 1.04 - - 17.01
1969-70 PHL 5 - .526 .496 - - - 14.06 - - - - 116.26 - 1.19 - - 21.55
1970-71 PHL 7 - .528 .472 - - - 20.37 - - - - 117.33 - 1.27 - - 24.75
CAREER   39 - .478 .427 - - - 15.34 - - - - 111.27 - 1.12 - - 19.45

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game 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
1969 East 1 - 22 5 10 .500 - - - 0 0 .000 - - 5 1 - - 3 - 10
1970 East 1 - 28 7 13 .538 - - - 5 5 1.000 - - 4 2 - - 3 - 19
1971 East 1 - 19 2 8 .250 - - - 1 2 .500 - - 4 3 - - 1 - 5
1972 East 1 - 24 4 13 .308 - - - 6 8 .750 - - 10 3 - - 4 - 14
TOTAL   4 - 93 18 44 .409 - - - 12 15 .800 - - 23 9 - - 11 - 48
AVERAGES   4 - 23.2 4.50 11.00 .409 - - - 3.00 3.75 .800 - - 5.75 2.25 - - 2.75 - 12.00

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NCAA

College: North Carolina (1965)

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
1961-62 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1962-63 North Carolina So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1963-64 North Carolina Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1964-65 North Carolina Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

NABC All-American Second Team - 1965
AP All-American Third Team - 1965
USBWA All-American First Team - 1964
UPI All-American Second Team - 1965