George Yardley GF

Current Team: N/A

Born: Nov 3, 1928 (Passed away Aug 13, 2004, aged 75)

Birthplace: Hollywood, California (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-5 (196cm)     Weight: 190 (86kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Aug 13, 2004)

Draft Entry: 1950 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 8, Fort Wayne Pistons

Pre-Draft Team: Stanford (Sr)

High School: Newport Harbor High School [Newport Beach, California]

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NBA

7 Years Of Service - Hall of Fame Player, All-NBA 1st, 6x 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
1953-54 FWP 63 - 23.6 3.32 7.81 .425 - - - 2.32 3.25 .712 - - 6.46 1.57 - - 2.63 - 8.95
1954-55 FWP 60 - 35.8 6.05 14.48 .418 - - - 5.17 6.93 .745 - - 9.90 2.10 - - 3.42 - 17.27
1955-56 FWP 71 - 33.1 6.11 15.03 .407 - - - 5.14 6.93 .742 - - 9.66 2.24 - - 2.99 - 17.37
1956-57 FWP 72 - 37.4 7.25 17.68 .410 - - - 6.99 8.88 .787 - - 10.49 2.04 - - 3.21 - 21.49
1957-58 DET 72 - 39.5 9.35 22.56 .414 - - - 9.10 11.22 .811 - - 10.67 1.35 - - 3.14 - 27.79
1958-59 * All Teams 61 - 30.1 7.31 17.08 .428 - - - 5.20 6.67 .779 - - 7.07 1.07 - - 2.61 - 19.82
1958-59 SYR 15 - 28.0 6.40 13.27 .482 - - - 3.93 6.07 .648 - - 6.93 1.67 - - 2.47 - 16.73
1958-59 * DET 46 - 30.8 7.61 18.33 .415 - - - 5.61 6.87 .816 - - 7.11 0.87 - - 2.65 - 20.83
1959-60 SYR 73 - 32.9 7.48 16.51 .453 - - - 5.22 6.40 .816 - - 7.93 1.67 - - 3.11 - 20.18
CAREER   472 - 33.4 6.76 16.04 .422 - - - 5.67 7.28 .780 - - 8.94 1.73 - - 3.02 - 19.20

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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
1953-54 FWP 63 - 1489 209 492 .425 - - - 146 205 .712 - - 407 99 - - 166 - 564
1954-55 FWP 60 - 2150 363 869 .418 - - - 310 416 .745 - - 594 126 - - 205 - 1036
1955-56 FWP 71 - 2353 434 1067 .407 - - - 365 492 .742 - - 686 159 - - 212 - 1233
1956-57 FWP 72 - 2691 522 1273 .410 - - - 503 639 .787 - - 755 147 - - 231 - 1547
1957-58 DET 72 - 2843 673 1624 .414 - - - 655 808 .811 - - 768 97 - - 226 - 2001
1958-59 * All Teams 61 - 1839 446 1042 .428 - - - 317 407 .779 - - 431 65 - - 159 - 1209
1958-59 SYR 15 - 420 96 199 .482 - - - 59 91 .648 - - 104 25 - - 37 - 251
1958-59 * DET 46 - 1419 350 843 .415 - - - 258 316 .816 - - 327 40 - - 122 - 958
1959-60 SYR 73 - 2402 546 1205 .453 - - - 381 467 .816 - - 579 122 - - 227 - 1473
CAREER   472 - 15767 3193 7572 .422 - - - 2677 3434 .780 - - 4220 815 - - 1426 - 9063

☆ 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
1953-54 FWP 63 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 - - 0.42 37 26 .587 3.40 1.80 5.30
1954-55 FWP 60 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210 - - 0.48 38 22 .633 4.90 2.70 7.60
1955-56 FWP 71 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 - - 0.46 36 35 .507 4.60 2.80 7.50
1956-57 FWP 72 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .264 - - 0.50 34 38 .472 8.00 2.10 10.00
1957-58 DET 72 - 0 0 10 0 0 0 .280 - - 0.50 33 39 .458 10.20 2.20 12.30
1958-59 * All Teams 61 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .210 - - 0.39 27 34 .443 - - -
1958-59 SYR 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .040 - - 0.46 8 7 .533 1.40 0.40 1.80
1958-59 * DET 46 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .139 - - 0.37 19 27 .413 3.60 1.40 5.00
1959-60 SYR 73 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .196 - - 0.39 44 29 .603 6.90 2.10 9.00
CAREER   472 - 0 0 12 0 0 0 .189 - - 0.45 249 223 .528 38.00 13.70 51.70

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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
1953-54 FWP 63 - .484 .425 - - - - - - - - 113.70 - 1.15 - - 19.76
1954-55 FWP 60 - .492 .418 - - - - - - - - 116.29 - 1.19 - - 22.46
1955-56 FWP 71 - .480 .407 - - - - - - - - 114.86 - 1.16 - - 20.30
1956-57 FWP 72 - .498 .410 - - - - - - - - 119.72 - 1.22 - - 24.40
1957-58 DET 72 - .505 .414 - - - - - - - - 122.51 - 1.23 - - 29.89
1958-59 * All Teams 61 - .495 .428 - - - - - - - - 120.69 - 1.16 - - 20.74
1958-59 SYR 15 - .525 .482 - - - - - - - - 113.08 - 1.26 - - 22.83
1958-59 * DET 46 - .488 .415 - - - - - - - - 123.16 - 1.14 - - 20.63
1959-60 SYR 73 - .522 .453 - - - - - - - - 126.90 - 1.22 - - 23.97
CAREER   472 - .499 .422 - - - - - - - - 120.12 - 1.20 - - 20.95

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NBA Transactions

Apr 25, 1950 - The Fort Wayne Pistons selected George Yardley in Round 1 with Pick 8 in the 1950 NBA Draft.
Jul 1, 1953 - George Yardley signed a multi-year contract with the Fort Wayne Pistons.
Feb 7, 1959 - George Yardley was acquired by the Syracuse Nationals from the Detroit Pistons in a trade.
Jul 1, 1960 - George Yardley, previously with the Syracuse Nationals, became a free agent.
Aug 13, 2004 - George Yardley passed away. He was 75 years old at the time of his death.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA First Team - 1958
All-NBA Second Team - 1957

* 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
1953-54 FWP 4 - 26.8 4.00 8.25 .485 - - - 2.50 3.00 .833 - - 6.00 0.75 - - 2.50 - 10.50
1954-55 FWP 11 - 38.2 5.18 13.00 .399 - - - 5.45 7.18 .759 - - 9.00 3.27 - - 3.36 - 15.82
1955-56 FWP 10 - 40.6 7.70 18.30 .421 - - - 7.60 9.80 .776 - - 13.90 2.60 - - 2.50 - 23.00
1956-57 FWP 2 - 42.5 12.00 26.50 .453 - - - 4.50 5.50 .818 - - 9.50 4.00 - - 3.50 - 28.50
1957-58 DET 7 - 36.3 7.43 18.14 .409 - - - 8.57 9.57 .896 - - 10.29 2.43 - - 3.71 - 23.43
1958-59 SYR 9 - 37.0 9.22 21.00 .439 - - - 6.67 7.78 .857 - - 9.67 2.33 - - 3.22 - 25.11
1959-60 SYR 3 - 29.3 5.00 13.00 .385 - - - 3.33 4.00 .833 - - 5.67 0.33 - - 3.00 - 13.33
CAREER   46 - 36.8 7.04 16.67 .422 - - - 6.20 7.59 .817 - - 9.93 2.43 - - 3.11 - 20.28

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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
1953-54 FWP 4 - 107 16 33 .485 - - - 10 12 .833 - - 24 3 - - 10 - 42
1954-55 FWP 11 - 420 57 143 .399 - - - 60 79 .759 - - 99 36 - - 37 - 174
1955-56 FWP 10 - 406 77 183 .421 - - - 76 98 .776 - - 139 26 - - 25 - 230
1956-57 FWP 2 - 85 24 53 .453 - - - 9 11 .818 - - 19 8 - - 7 - 57
1957-58 DET 7 - 254 52 127 .409 - - - 60 67 .896 - - 72 17 - - 26 - 164
1958-59 SYR 9 - 333 83 189 .439 - - - 60 70 .857 - - 87 21 - - 29 - 226
1959-60 SYR 3 - 88 15 39 .385 - - - 10 12 .833 - - 17 1 - - 9 - 40
CAREER   46 - 1693 324 767 .422 - - - 285 349 .817 - - 457 112 - - 143 - 933

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
1953-54 FWP 4 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 - - 0.36 0 4 .000 0.30 0.10 0.40
1954-55 FWP 11 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 - - 0.55 6 5 .545 0.80 0.50 1.20
1955-56 FWP 10 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 - - 0.54 4 6 .400 1.30 0.80 2.10
1956-57 FWP 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .352 - - 0.21 0 2 .000 0.20 - 0.20
1957-58 DET 7 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 - - 0.53 3 4 .429 1.10 0.10 1.20
1958-59 SYR 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 - - 0.37 5 4 .556 0.90 0.10 1.00
1959-60 SYR 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .126 - - 0.31 1 2 .333 0.10 - 0.10
CAREER   46 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 - - 0.46 19 27 .413 4.70 1.60 6.20

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
1953-54 FWP 4 - .549 .485 - - - 6.70 - - - - 131.82 - 1.27 - - 17.41
1954-55 FWP 11 - .489 .399 - - - 16.41 - - - - 115.81 - 1.22 - - 16.94
1955-56 FWP 10 - .509 .421 - - - 13.08 - - - - 119.63 - 1.26 - - 21.01
1956-57 FWP 2 - .493 .453 - - - 14.14 - - - - 127.10 - 1.08 - - 23.65
1957-58 DET 7 - .524 .409 - - - 12.08 - - - - 130.50 - 1.29 - - 26.39
1958-59 SYR 9 - .514 .439 - - - 10.04 - - - - 129.63 - 1.20 - - 21.42
1959-60 SYR 3 - .452 .385 - - - 1.60 - - - - 121.79 - 1.03 - - 12.23
CAREER   46 - .507 .422 - - - - - - - - 123.90 - 1.22 - - 18.47

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958
Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection - 1960
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1959

* 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
1955 West 1 - 22 4 11 .364 - - - 3 4 .750 - - 4 2 - - 2 - 11
1956 West 1 - 19 3 7 .429 - - - 2 3 .667 - - 6 1 - - 1 - 8
1957 West 1 - 25 4 10 .400 - - - 1 1 1.000 - - 9 0 - - 2 - 9
1958 West 1 - 32 8 15 .533 - - - 3 5 .600 - - 9 1 - - 1 - 19
1959 West 1 - 17 2 8 .250 - - - 2 2 1.000 - - 4 0 - - 3 - 6
1960 East 1 - 16 5 9 .556 - - - 1 2 .500 - - 3 0 - - 4 - 11
TOTAL   6 - 131 26 60 .433 - - - 12 17 .706 - - 35 4 - - 13 - 64
AVERAGES   6 - 21.8 4.33 10.00 .433 - - - 2.00 2.83 .706 - - 5.83 0.67 - - 2.17 - 10.67

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NCAA

College: Stanford (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 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1947-48 Stanford So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1948-49 Stanford Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1949-50 Stanford Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -