Walt Bellamy C

Current Team: N/A

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

Birthplace: New Bern, North Carolina (United States)

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 FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1961-62 CHI 79 - 42.3 12.32 23.73 .519 - - - 6.95 10.80 .644 - - 18.99 2.66 - - 3.56 - 31.58
1962-63 CHI 80 - 41.3 10.50 19.94 .527 - - - 6.91 10.26 .674 - - 16.36 2.91 - - 3.54 - 27.91
1963-64 WAS 80 - 42.4 10.14 19.77 .513 - - - 6.71 10.31 .651 - - 17.01 1.57 - - 3.75 - 26.99
1964-65 WAS 80 - 41.3 9.16 18.01 .509 - - - 6.44 9.40 .685 - - 14.57 2.39 - - 3.25 - 24.76
1965-66 * All Teams 80 - 41.9 8.69 17.16 .506 - - - 5.38 8.61 .624 - - 15.68 2.94 - - 3.67 - 22.75
1965-66 * NYK 72 - 42.8 8.88 17.35 .512 - - - 5.42 8.64 .627 - - 16.00 3.01 - - 3.64 - 23.17
1965-66 * WAS 8 - 33.5 7.00 15.50 .452 - - - 5.00 8.38 .597 - - 12.75 2.25 - - 4.00 - 19.00
1966-67 NYK 79 - 38.1 7.15 13.72 .521 - - - 4.67 7.34 .636 - - 13.47 2.61 - - 3.48 - 18.97
1967-68 NYK 82 - 32.9 6.23 11.51 .541 - - - 4.27 6.45 .662 - - 11.72 2.00 - - 3.16 - 16.73
1968-69 * All Teams 88 - 35.9 6.40 12.53 .510 - - - 4.56 7.02 .649 - - 12.51 2.00 - - 3.64 - 17.35
1968-69 * DET 53 - 38.2 6.77 13.23 .512 - - - 5.21 7.85 .663 - - 13.51 1.87 - - 3.72 - 18.75
1968-69 * NYK 35 - 32.5 5.83 11.49 .507 - - - 3.57 5.77 .619 - - 11.00 2.20 - - 3.51 - 15.23
1969-70 * All Teams 79 - 25.7 4.44 8.49 .523 - - - 2.72 4.72 .576 - - 8.95 1.81 - - 3.29 - 11.61
1969-70 * DET 56 - 20.9 3.75 6.86 .547 - - - 2.50 4.45 .562 - - 7.09 0.98 - - 2.91 - 10.00
1969-70 * ATL 23 - 37.2 6.13 12.48 .491 - - - 3.26 5.39 .605 - - 13.48 3.83 - - 4.22 - 15.52
1970-71 ATL 82 - 35.5 5.28 10.72 .493 - - - 4.10 6.78 .604 - - 12.93 2.80 - - 3.30 - 14.66
1971-72 ATL 82 - 38.9 7.23 13.28 .545 - - - 4.15 7.09 .585 - - 12.79 3.20 - - 3.11 - 18.61
1972-73 ATL 74 - 37.9 6.15 12.18 .505 - - - 3.82 7.11 .538 - - 13.03 2.42 - - 3.30 - 16.12
1973-74 ATL 77 - 31.7 5.05 10.40 .486 - - - 3.03 4.97 .608 3.43 6.18 9.61 2.45 0.68 0.62 3.01 - 13.13
1974-75 NOJ 1 - 14.0 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 - 6.00
CAREER   1043 - 37.3 7.59 14.71 .516 - - - 4.90 7.75 .632 3.38 6.17 13.65 2.44 0.67 0.62 3.39 - 20.08

☆ All-Star Season

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
1961-62 CHI 79 - 3344 973 1875 .519 - - - 549 853 .644 - - 1500 210 - - 281 - 2495
1962-63 CHI 80 - 3306 840 1595 .527 - - - 553 821 .674 - - 1309 233 - - 283 - 2233
1963-64 WAS 80 - 3394 811 1582 .513 - - - 537 825 .651 - - 1361 126 - - 300 - 2159
1964-65 WAS 80 - 3301 733 1441 .509 - - - 515 752 .685 - - 1166 191 - - 260 - 1981
1965-66 * All Teams 80 - 3352 695 1373 .506 - - - 430 689 .624 - - 1254 235 - - 294 - 1820
1965-66 * NYK 72 - 3084 639 1249 .512 - - - 390 622 .627 - - 1152 217 - - 262 - 1668
1965-66 * WAS 8 - 268 56 124 .452 - - - 40 67 .597 - - 102 18 - - 32 - 152
1966-67 NYK 79 - 3010 565 1084 .521 - - - 369 580 .636 - - 1064 206 - - 275 - 1499
1967-68 NYK 82 - 2695 511 944 .541 - - - 350 529 .662 - - 961 164 - - 259 - 1372
1968-69 * All Teams 88 - 3159 563 1103 .510 - - - 401 618 .649 - - 1101 176 - - 320 - 1527
1968-69 * DET 53 - 2023 359 701 .512 - - - 276 416 .663 - - 716 99 - - 197 - 994
1968-69 * NYK 35 - 1136 204 402 .507 - - - 125 202 .619 - - 385 77 - - 123 - 533
1969-70 * All Teams 79 - 2028 351 671 .523 - - - 215 373 .576 - - 707 143 - - 260 - 917
1969-70 * DET 56 - 1173 210 384 .547 - - - 140 249 .562 - - 397 55 - - 163 - 560
1969-70 * ATL 23 - 855 141 287 .491 - - - 75 124 .605 - - 310 88 - - 97 - 357
1970-71 ATL 82 - 2908 433 879 .493 - - - 336 556 .604 - - 1060 230 - - 271 - 1202
1971-72 ATL 82 - 3187 593 1089 .545 - - - 340 581 .585 - - 1049 262 - - 255 - 1526
1972-73 ATL 74 - 2802 455 901 .505 - - - 283 526 .538 - - 964 179 - - 244 - 1193
1973-74 ATL 77 - 2440 389 801 .486 - - - 233 383 .608 264 476 740 189 52 48 232 - 1011
1974-75 NOJ 1 - 14 2 2 1.000 - - - 2 2 1.000 0 5 5 0 0 0 2 - 6
CAREER   1043 - 38940 7914 15340 .516 - - - 5113 8088 .632 264 481 14241 2544 52 48 3536 - 20941

☆ 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
1961-62 CHI 79 - 0 0 12 0 0 0 .342 - - 0.45 17 62 .215 13.40 2.80 16.30
1962-63 CHI 80 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .318 - - 0.51 25 55 .312 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 .362 - - -
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 - - -
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 - - -
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 .183 - - 0.53 439 604 .421 83.70 21.60 105.50

☆ All-Star Season

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 - - 25.94
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 - - 22.69
1965-66 * All Teams 80 - .543 .506 - - - 9.78 - - - - 113.03 - 1.33 - - 19.36
1965-66 * NYK 72 - .548 .512 - - - 9.83 - - - - 113.86 - 1.34 - - 20.34
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 - - 18.93
1967-68 NYK 82 - .583 .541 - - - 8.26 - - - - 120.29 - 1.45 - - 19.03
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 - - 16.42
1969-70 * DET 56 - .567 .547 - - - 6.52 - - - - 110.91 - 1.46 - - 17.10
1969-70 * ATL 23 - .523 .491 - - - 12.87 - - - - 109.61 - 1.24 - - 16.38
1970-71 ATL 82 - .535 .493 - - - 10.33 - - - - 109.69 - 1.37 - - 16.61
1971-72 ATL 82 - .567 .545 - - - 11.81 - - - - 112.97 - 1.40 - - 19.35
1972-73 ATL 74 - .527 .505 - - - 8.29 - - - - 104.30 - 1.32 - - 16.24
1973-74 ATL 77 - .521 .486 10.70 20.00 15.27 10.30 - 0.92 1.02 - 109.40 - 1.26 - 98.7 15.20
1974-75 NOJ 1 - 1.042 1.000 - 37.00 17.89 - - - - - 200.00 - 3.00 - 96.7 17.93
CAREER   1043 - .554 .516 10.54 20.20 15.25 9.38 - 0.92 1.03 - 114.81 - 1.37 - 98.6 20.03

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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 FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1964-65 WAS 10 - 42.7 7.40 15.80 .468 - - - 6.10 9.20 .663 - - 15.10 3.40 - - 3.80 - 20.90
1966-67 NYK 4 - 39.2 7.00 13.50 .519 - - - 4.25 7.25 .586 - - 16.50 3.00 - - 3.75 - 18.25
1967-68 NYK 6 - 46.2 7.50 17.83 .421 - - - 5.00 8.00 .625 - - 16.00 3.50 - - 3.67 - 20.00
1969-70 ATL 9 - 40.9 6.56 14.00 .468 - - - 3.67 5.11 .717 - - 15.56 3.89 - - 3.56 - 16.78
1970-71 ATL 5 - 43.2 8.20 13.80 .594 - - - 4.40 5.80 .759 - - 14.40 2.00 - - 3.20 - 20.80
1971-72 ATL 6 - 41.2 7.00 14.33 .488 - - - 4.50 7.17 .628 - - 13.67 1.83 - - 3.33 - 18.50
1972-73 ATL 6 - 41.2 5.67 14.33 .395 - - - 2.33 5.17 .452 - - 12.17 2.17 - - 2.83 - 13.67
CAREER   46 - 42.2 7.02 14.91 .471 - - - 4.43 6.91 .642 - - 14.78 2.96 - - 3.48 - 18.48

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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
1964-65 WAS 10 - 427 74 158 .468 - - - 61 92 .663 - - 151 34 - - 38 - 209
1966-67 NYK 4 - 157 28 54 .519 - - - 17 29 .586 - - 66 12 - - 15 - 73
1967-68 NYK 6 - 277 45 107 .421 - - - 30 48 .625 - - 96 21 - - 22 - 120
1969-70 ATL 9 - 368 59 126 .468 - - - 33 46 .717 - - 140 35 - - 32 - 151
1970-71 ATL 5 - 216 41 69 .594 - - - 22 29 .759 - - 72 10 - - 16 - 104
1971-72 ATL 6 - 247 42 86 .488 - - - 27 43 .628 - - 82 11 - - 20 - 111
1972-73 ATL 6 - 247 34 86 .395 - - - 14 31 .452 - - 73 13 - - 17 - 82
CAREER   46 - 1939 323 686 .471 - - - 204 318 .642 - - 680 136 - - 160 - 850

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 3.00 2.00 4.60

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 - - 19.56
1966-67 NYK 4 - .547 .519 - - - 10.50 - - - - 110.47 - 1.35 - - 19.07
1967-68 NYK 6 - .468 .421 - - - 10.01 - - - - 104.56 - 1.12 - - 15.28
1969-70 ATL 9 - .516 .468 - - - 11.95 - - - - 118.56 - 1.20 - - 17.14
1970-71 ATL 5 - .636 .594 - - - 7.01 - - - - 135.28 - 1.51 - - 20.00
1971-72 ATL 6 - .529 .488 - - - 6.05 - - - - 111.63 - 1.29 - - 17.02
1972-73 ATL 6 - .411 .395 - - - 6.44 - - - - 84.70 - 0.95 - - 10.77
CAREER   46 - .515 .471 - - - 9.42 - - - - 111.24 - 1.24 - - 17.06

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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 FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1962 West 1 - 29 10 18 .556 - - - 3 8 .375 - - 17 1 - - 6 - 23
1963 West 1 - 14 1 4 .250 - - - 0 2 .000 - - 1 2 - - 3 - 2
1964 West 1 - 23 4 11 .364 - - - 3 5 .600 - - 7 0 - - 3 - 11
1965 West 1 - 17 4 5 .800 - - - 4 4 1.000 - - 5 1 - - 3 - 12
TOTAL   4 - 83 19 38 .500 - - - 10 19 .526 - - 30 4 - - 15 - 48
AVERAGES   4 - 20.8 4.75 9.50 .500 - - - 2.50 4.75 .526 - - 7.50 1.00 - - 3.75 - 12.00

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NCAA

College: Indiana (1961)

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
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