Bill Sharman G

Born: May 25, 1926 (Passed away Oct 25, 2013, aged 87)

Birthplace: Abilene, Texas (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-1 (185cm)     Weight: 175 (79kg)

Current Team: Los Angeles Lakers

Job Title: Special Consultant

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Oct 25, 2013)

Draft Entry: 1950 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 5, Washington Capitols

Pre-Draft Team: USC (Sr)

High School: Porterville High School [Porterville, California]

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NBA

11 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, Hall of Fame Player, 4x All-NBA 1st, 8x All-Star, #21 retired by BOS

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
1950-51 WAS 31 - 0.0 4.55 12.29 .370 - - - 3.10 3.48 .889 - - 3.55 1.26 - - 2.77 - 12.19
1951-52 BOS 63 - 22.0 3.87 9.97 .389 - - - 2.90 3.38 .859 - - 3.51 2.40 - - 2.87 - 10.65
1952-53 BOS 71 - 32.9 5.68 13.03 .436 - - - 4.80 5.65 .850 - - 4.06 2.69 - - 3.38 - 16.15
1953-54 BOS 72 - 34.3 5.72 12.71 .450 - - - 4.60 5.44 .844 - - 3.54 3.18 - - 2.93 - 16.04
1954-55 BOS 68 - 36.1 6.66 15.62 .427 - - - 5.10 5.69 .897 - - 4.44 4.12 - - 3.12 - 18.43
1955-56 BOS 72 - 37.5 7.47 17.07 .438 - - - 4.97 5.74 .867 - - 3.60 4.71 - - 2.74 - 19.92
1956-57 BOS 67 - 35.9 7.70 18.52 .416 - - - 5.69 6.28 .905 - - 4.27 3.52 - - 2.81 - 21.09
1957-58 BOS 63 - 35.1 8.73 20.59 .424 - - - 4.79 5.37 .893 - - 4.68 2.65 - - 2.48 - 22.25
1958-59 BOS 72 - 33.1 7.81 19.12 .408 - - - 4.75 5.10 .932 - - 4.06 2.49 - - 2.40 - 20.36
1959-60 BOS 71 - 27.0 7.87 17.25 .456 - - - 3.55 4.10 .866 - - 3.69 2.03 - - 2.17 - 19.30
1960-61 BOS 61 - 25.2 6.28 14.89 .422 - - - 3.44 3.74 .921 - - 3.66 2.39 - - 2.08 - 16.00
CAREER   711 - 32.0 6.70 15.74 .426 - - - 4.42 5.01 .883 - - 3.93 2.95 - - 2.71 - 17.81

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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
1950-51 WAS 31 - 0 141 381 .370 - - - 96 108 .889 - - 110 39 - - 86 - 378
1951-52 BOS 63 - 1389 244 628 .389 - - - 183 213 .859 - - 221 151 - - 181 - 671
1952-53 BOS 71 - 2333 403 925 .436 - - - 341 401 .850 - - 288 191 - - 240 - 1147
1953-54 BOS 72 - 2467 412 915 .450 - - - 331 392 .844 - - 255 229 - - 211 - 1155
1954-55 BOS 68 - 2453 453 1062 .427 - - - 347 387 .897 - - 302 280 - - 212 - 1253
1955-56 BOS 72 - 2698 538 1229 .438 - - - 358 413 .867 - - 259 339 - - 197 - 1434
1956-57 BOS 67 - 2403 516 1241 .416 - - - 381 421 .905 - - 286 236 - - 188 - 1413
1957-58 BOS 63 - 2214 550 1297 .424 - - - 302 338 .893 - - 295 167 - - 156 - 1402
1958-59 BOS 72 - 2382 562 1377 .408 - - - 342 367 .932 - - 292 179 - - 173 - 1466
1959-60 BOS 71 - 1916 559 1225 .456 - - - 252 291 .866 - - 262 144 - - 154 - 1370
1960-61 BOS 61 - 1538 383 908 .422 - - - 210 228 .921 - - 223 146 - - 127 - 976
CAREER   711 - 21793 4761 11188 .426 - - - 3143 3559 .883 - - 2793 2101 - - 1925 - 12665

☆ 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
1950-51 WAS 31 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .187 - - 0.28 10 21 .323 - - -
1951-52 BOS 63 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 - - 0.34 38 25 .603 - - -
1952-53 BOS 71 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .273 - - 0.43 46 25 .648 - - -
1953-54 BOS 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 - - 0.43 42 30 .583 9.40 1.00 10.40
1954-55 BOS 68 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 - - 0.36 35 33 .515 6.70 1.00 7.70
1955-56 BOS 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319 - - 0.34 39 33 .542 7.20 1.60 8.80
1956-57 BOS 67 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 - - 0.34 43 24 .642 7.00 3.40 10.40
1957-58 BOS 63 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .239 - - 0.26 43 20 .683 5.80 2.90 8.70
1958-59 BOS 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 - - 0.27 52 20 .722 4.50 3.10 7.60
1959-60 BOS 71 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 - - 0.24 57 14 .803 5.40 2.50 7.90
1960-61 BOS 61 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 - - 0.25 43 18 .705 2.70 2.70 5.40
CAREER   711 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .234 - - 0.32 448 263 .630 48.70 18.20 66.90

☆ 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
1950-51 WAS 31 - .441 .370 - - - - - - - - 125.90 - 0.99 - - -
1951-52 BOS 63 - .465 .389 - - - - - - - - 124.77 - 1.07 - - 19.40
1952-53 BOS 71 - .521 .436 - - - - - - - - 128.60 - 1.24 - - 20.89
1953-54 BOS 72 - .531 .450 - - - - - - - - 129.47 - 1.26 - - 20.37
1954-55 BOS 68 - .508 .427 - - - - - - - - 132.32 - 1.18 - - 19.94
1955-56 BOS 72 - .508 .438 - - - - - - - - 130.46 - 1.17 - - 18.35
1956-57 BOS 67 - .495 .416 - - - - - - - - 132.08 - 1.14 - - 19.34
1957-58 BOS 63 - .485 .424 - - - - - - - - 131.75 - 1.08 - - 18.74
1958-59 BOS 72 - .476 .408 - - - - - - - - 134.00 - 1.06 - - 16.90
1959-60 BOS 71 - .506 .456 - - - - - - - - 132.23 - 1.12 - - 18.78
1960-61 BOS 61 - .484 .422 - - - - - - - - 134.29 - 1.07 - - 16.31
CAREER   711 - .497 .426 - - - - - - - - 130.87 - 1.13 - - 18.98

☆ All-Star Season

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NBA Transactions

Apr 25, 1950 - The Washington Capitols selected Bill Sharman in Round 2 with Pick 5 in the 1950 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1950 - Bill Sharman signed a multi-year contract with the Washington Capitols.
Jan 10, 1951 - Bill Sharman was selected by the Fort Wayne Pistons in the Dispersal Draft from the Washington Capitols.
Apr 26, 1951 - Bill Sharman was acquired by the Boston Celtics from the Fort Wayne Pistons in a trade.
Jul 1, 1961 - Bill Sharman, previously with the Boston Celtics, became a free agent.
Oct 25, 2013 - Bill Sharman passed away. He was 87 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
All-NBA First Team - 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
All-NBA Second Team - 1953, 1955, 1960

* 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
1951-52 BOS 1 - 27.0 7.00 12.00 .583 - - - 1.00 1.00 1.000 - - 3.00 7.00 - - 4.00 - 15.00
1952-53 BOS 6 - 33.5 3.33 10.00 .333 - - - 5.00 5.33 .938 - - 2.50 2.50 - - 4.33 - 11.67
1953-54 BOS 6 - 34.3 5.83 13.50 .432 - - - 7.17 8.33 .860 - - 4.17 1.67 - - 4.83 - 18.83
1954-55 BOS 7 - 41.4 7.86 15.71 .500 - - - 5.00 5.43 .921 - - 5.43 5.43 - - 3.43 - 20.71
1955-56 BOS 3 - 39.7 6.00 15.33 .391 - - - 5.33 5.67 .941 - - 2.33 4.00 - - 2.33 - 17.33
1956-57 BOS 10 - 37.7 7.50 19.70 .381 - - - 6.10 6.40 .953 - - 3.50 2.90 - - 2.30 - 21.10
1957-58 BOS 11 - 36.9 8.18 20.09 .407 - - - 4.73 5.09 .929 - - 4.91 2.27 - - 2.55 - 21.09
1958-59 BOS 11 - 29.3 7.45 17.55 .425 - - - 5.18 5.36 .966 - - 3.27 2.55 - - 3.18 - 20.09
1959-60 BOS 13 - 28.0 6.77 16.08 .421 - - - 3.31 4.08 .811 - - 3.46 1.54 - - 1.69 - 16.85
1960-61 BOS 10 - 26.1 6.80 13.30 .511 - - - 3.20 3.60 .889 - - 2.70 1.70 - - 2.20 - 16.80
CAREER   78 - 33.0 6.90 16.18 .426 - - - 4.74 5.21 .911 - - 3.65 2.58 - - 2.82 - 18.54

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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
1951-52 BOS 1 - 27 7 12 .583 - - - 1 1 1.000 - - 3 7 - - 4 - 15
1952-53 BOS 6 - 201 20 60 .333 - - - 30 32 .938 - - 15 15 - - 26 - 70
1953-54 BOS 6 - 206 35 81 .432 - - - 43 50 .860 - - 25 10 - - 29 - 113
1954-55 BOS 7 - 290 55 110 .500 - - - 35 38 .921 - - 38 38 - - 24 - 145
1955-56 BOS 3 - 119 18 46 .391 - - - 16 17 .941 - - 7 12 - - 7 - 52
1956-57 BOS 10 - 377 75 197 .381 - - - 61 64 .953 - - 35 29 - - 23 - 211
1957-58 BOS 11 - 406 90 221 .407 - - - 52 56 .929 - - 54 25 - - 28 - 232
1958-59 BOS 11 - 322 82 193 .425 - - - 57 59 .966 - - 36 28 - - 35 - 221
1959-60 BOS 13 - 364 88 209 .421 - - - 43 53 .811 - - 45 20 - - 22 - 219
1960-61 BOS 10 - 261 68 133 .511 - - - 32 36 .889 - - 27 17 - - 22 - 168
CAREER   78 - 2573 538 1262 .426 - - - 370 406 .911 - - 285 201 - - 220 - 1446

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
1951-52 BOS 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147 - - 0.08 1 0 1.000 - - -
1952-53 BOS 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 - - 0.53 3 3 .500 - - -
1953-54 BOS 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 - - 0.62 2 4 .333 0.80 0.10 0.90
1954-55 BOS 7 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .342 - - 0.35 3 4 .429 1.10 -0.10 1.00
1955-56 BOS 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 - - 0.37 1 2 .333 0.20 0.10 0.40
1956-57 BOS 10 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 - - 0.32 7 3 .700 0.80 0.50 1.30
1957-58 BOS 11 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 - - 0.25 6 5 .545 1.00 0.50 1.50
1958-59 BOS 11 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 - - 0.31 8 3 .727 0.80 0.50 1.30
1959-60 BOS 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186 - - 0.25 9 4 .692 0.60 0.50 1.10
1960-61 BOS 10 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 - - 0.27 8 2 .800 1.10 0.30 1.40
CAREER   78 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 - - 0.32 48 30 .615 6.40 2.40 8.90

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
1951-52 BOS 1 - .603 .583 - - - 72.49 - - - - 158.33 - 1.25 - - 26.26
1952-53 BOS 6 - .472 .333 - - - 17.24 - - - - 127.08 - 1.17 - - 10.01
1953-54 BOS 6 - .549 .432 - - - 12.13 - - - - 129.21 - 1.40 - - 17.27
1954-55 BOS 7 - .572 .500 - - - 21.55 - - - - 142.11 - 1.32 - - 18.85
1955-56 BOS 3 - .486 .391 - - - 16.65 - - - - 133.25 - 1.13 - - 11.98
1956-57 BOS 10 - .469 .381 - - - 12.47 - - - - 133.38 - 1.07 - - 14.05
1957-58 BOS 11 - .472 .407 - - - 10.66 - - - - 133.58 - 1.05 - - 13.85
1958-59 BOS 11 - .505 .425 - - - 12.07 - - - - 139.10 - 1.15 - - 15.70
1959-60 BOS 13 - .471 .421 - - - 7.99 - - - - 123.24 - 1.05 - - 12.43
1960-61 BOS 10 - .564 .511 - - - 9.59 - - - - 140.02 - 1.26 - - 14.67
CAREER   78 - .502 .426 - - - - - - - - 133.76 - 1.15 - - 14.57

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1953, 1957, 1958, 1959
Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection - 1954, 1955, 1956, 1960
All-Star MVP - 1955

* 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
1953 East 1 - 26 5 8 .625 - - - 1 1 1.000 - - 4 0 - - 2 - 11
1954 East 1 - 30 6 9 .667 - - - 2 4 .500 - - 2 3 - - 3 - 14
1955 East 1 - 18 5 10 .500 - - - 5 5 1.000 - - 4 2 - - 4 - 15
1956 East 1 - 22 2 8 .250 - - - 3 5 .600 - - 3 1 - - 2 - 7
1957 East 1 - 23 5 17 .294 - - - 2 2 1.000 - - 6 5 - - 1 - 12
1958 East 1 - 25 6 19 .316 - - - 3 3 1.000 - - 4 3 - - 2 - 15
1959 East 1 - 24 3 12 .250 - - - 5 6 .833 - - 2 0 - - 1 - 11
1960 East 1 - 26 8 21 .381 - - - 1 1 1.000 - - 6 2 - - 1 - 17
TOTAL   8 - 194 40 104 .385 - - - 22 27 .815 - - 31 16 - - 16 - 102
AVERAGES   8 - 24.2 5.00 13.00 .385 - - - 2.75 3.38 .815 - - 3.88 2.00 - - 2.00 - 12.75

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NCAA

College: USC (1950)

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
1946-47 USC Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1947-48 USC So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1948-49 USC Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1949-50 USC Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -