Tom Gola GF

Full Name: Thomas Gola

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jan 13, 1940 (78 years old)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-6 (198cm)     Weight: 205 (93kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1955 NBA Draft

Drafted: 1955 Territorial Pick, Philadelphia Warriors

Pre-Draft Team: La Salle (Sr)

High School: La Salle High School [Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania]

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NBA

10 Years Of Service - Hall of Fame Player, 5x 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
1955-56 PHI 68 - 34.5 3.59 8.71 .412 - - - 3.59 4.90 .733 - - 9.06 5.94 - - 4.00 - 10.76
1957-58 PHI 59 - 36.0 5.00 12.05 .415 - - - 3.78 5.07 .746 - - 10.83 5.54 - - 3.81 - 13.78
1958-59 PHI 64 - 36.5 4.84 12.08 .401 - - - 4.39 5.58 .787 - - 11.09 4.20 - - 3.80 - 14.08
1959-60 PHI 75 - 38.3 5.68 13.11 .433 - - - 3.60 4.53 .794 - - 10.39 5.45 - - 4.15 - 14.96
1960-61 PHI 74 - 36.6 5.68 12.70 .447 - - - 2.84 3.80 .747 - - 9.35 3.95 - - 4.34 - 14.19
1961-62 PHI 60 - 41.0 5.37 12.75 .421 - - - 2.93 3.83 .765 - - 9.78 4.92 - - 4.45 - 13.67
1962-63 * All Teams 73 - 36.6 4.97 10.84 .459 - - - 2.33 3.00 .776 - - 7.08 4.08 - - 4.04 - 12.27
1962-63 * NYK 52 - 35.5 4.85 10.54 .460 - - - 2.31 2.94 .784 - - 7.10 4.33 - - 3.88 - 12.00
1962-63 * GOS 21 - 39.1 5.29 11.57 .457 - - - 2.38 3.14 .758 - - 7.05 3.48 - - 4.43 - 12.95
1963-64 NYK 74 - 29.1 3.49 8.14 .429 - - - 2.08 2.86 .726 - - 6.34 3.47 - - 3.76 - 9.05
1964-65 NYK 77 - 22.4 2.65 5.91 .448 - - - 1.73 2.34 .739 - - 4.14 2.86 - - 3.49 - 7.03
1965-66 NYK 74 - 15.2 1.65 3.66 .450 - - - 1.11 1.42 .781 - - 3.91 2.58 - - 2.80 - 4.41
CAREER   421 - 37.2 5.05 11.89 .425 - - - 3.45 4.53 .763 - - 9.91 4.91 - - 4.11 - 13.56

☆ 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
1955-56 PHI 68 - 2346 244 592 .412 - - - 244 333 .733 - - 616 404 - - 272 - 732
1957-58 PHI 59 - 2126 295 711 .415 - - - 223 299 .746 - - 639 327 - - 225 - 813
1958-59 PHI 64 - 2333 310 773 .401 - - - 281 357 .787 - - 710 269 - - 243 - 901
1959-60 PHI 75 - 2870 426 983 .433 - - - 270 340 .794 - - 779 409 - - 311 - 1122
1960-61 PHI 74 - 2712 420 940 .447 - - - 210 281 .747 - - 692 292 - - 321 - 1050
1961-62 PHI 60 - 2462 322 765 .421 - - - 176 230 .765 - - 587 295 - - 267 - 820
1962-63 * All Teams 73 - 2670 363 791 .459 - - - 170 219 .776 - - 517 298 - - 295 - 896
1962-63 * NYK 52 - 1848 252 548 .460 - - - 120 153 .784 - - 369 225 - - 202 - 624
1962-63 * GOS 21 - 822 111 243 .457 - - - 50 66 .758 - - 148 73 - - 93 - 272
1963-64 NYK 74 - 2156 258 602 .429 - - - 154 212 .726 - - 469 257 - - 278 - 670
1964-65 NYK 77 - 1727 204 455 .448 - - - 133 180 .739 - - 319 220 - - 269 - 541
1965-66 NYK 74 - 1127 122 271 .450 - - - 82 105 .781 - - 289 191 - - 207 - 326
CAREER   421 - 15671 2128 5007 .425 - - - 1454 1906 .763 - - 4171 2069 - - 1732 - 5710

☆ 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
1955-56 PHI 68 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 - - 0.56 42 26 .618 4.00 2.50 6.50
1957-58 PHI 59 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 - - 0.42 31 28 .525 3.90 3.20 7.10
1958-59 PHI 64 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 - - 0.46 30 34 .469 3.80 3.60 7.40
1959-60 PHI 75 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 - - 0.35 49 26 .653 4.50 5.40 9.90
1960-61 PHI 74 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 - - 0.30 43 31 .581 3.50 3.30 6.80
1961-62 PHI 60 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .158 - - 0.30 38 22 .633 1.60 2.70 4.40
1962-63 * All Teams 73 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 - - 0.28 22 51 .301 - - -
1962-63 * NYK 52 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .139 - - 0.28 14 38 .269 2.00 1.10 3.10
1962-63 * GOS 21 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .048 - - 0.27 8 13 .381 0.70 0.60 1.30
1963-64 NYK 74 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147 - - 0.35 21 53 .284 1.60 0.20 1.70
1964-65 NYK 77 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .127 - - 0.40 30 47 .390 2.20 1.20 3.40
1965-66 NYK 74 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .088 - - 0.39 29 45 .392 1.30 0.40 1.70
CAREER   421 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 - - 0.38 241 180 .572 26.40 22.50 48.90

☆ 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
1955-56 PHI 68 - .496 .412 - - - - - - - - 114.49 - 1.24 - - 18.97
1957-58 PHI 59 - .482 .415 - - - - - - - - 116.07 - 1.14 - - 22.60
1958-59 PHI 64 - .484 .401 - - - - - - - - 118.81 - 1.17 - - 16.42
1959-60 PHI 75 - .495 .433 - - - - - - - - 122.75 - 1.14 - - 18.92
1960-61 PHI 74 - .494 .447 - - - - - - - - 119.41 - 1.12 - - 16.52
1961-62 PHI 60 - .473 .421 - - - - - - - - 118.61 - 1.07 - - 14.64
1962-63 * All Teams 73 - .505 .459 - - - - - - - - 123.52 - 1.13 - - 11.82
1962-63 * NYK 52 - .507 .460 - - - - - - - - 124.42 - 1.14 - - 12.53
1962-63 * GOS 21 - .500 .457 - - - - - - - - 121.44 - 1.12 - - 10.55
1963-64 NYK 74 - .482 .429 - - - - - - - - 115.50 - 1.11 - - 11.85
1964-65 NYK 77 - .506 .448 - - - 17.26 - - - - 118.72 - 1.19 - - 12.27
1965-66 NYK 74 - .514 .450 - - - 20.80 - - - - 123.11 - 1.20 - - 12.90
CAREER   421 - .488 .425 - - - - - - - - 118.79 - 1.14 - - 15.93

☆ All-Star Season

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NBA Transactions

Apr 13, 1955 - The Philadelphia Warriors selected Tom Gola with a Territorial Pick in the 1955 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1955 - Tom Gola signed a contract with the Philadelphia Warriors.
Jul 1, 1956 - Tom Gola, previously with the Philadelphia Warriors, became a free agent.
Sep 1, 1957 - Tom Gola signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Warriors.
Dec 5, 1962 - Tom Gola was acquired by the New York Knicks from the San Francisco Warriors in a trade.
Jul 1, 1966 - Tom Gola, previously with the New York Knicks, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

All-NBA Second Team - 1958

* 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
1955-56 PHI 10 - 36.0 3.80 10.70 .355 - - - 4.70 6.00 .783 - - 10.10 5.80 - - 4.70 - 12.30
1957-58 PHI 8 - 40.9 4.50 13.62 .330 - - - 4.75 6.38 .745 - - 10.50 4.00 - - 3.00 - 13.75
1959-60 PHI 9 - 37.8 4.67 11.33 .412 - - - 3.22 4.00 .806 - - 10.56 5.56 - - 4.56 - 12.56
1960-61 PHI 3 - 42.3 2.33 11.33 .206 - - - 5.00 6.67 .750 - - 12.33 5.00 - - 4.67 - 9.67
1961-62 PHI 9 - 35.1 2.11 7.78 .271 - - - 2.11 2.78 .760 - - 8.22 2.67 - - 4.22 - 6.33
CAREER   39 - 37.7 3.64 10.82 .336 - - - 3.79 4.92 .771 - - 10.03 4.59 - - 4.21 - 11.08

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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
1955-56 PHI 10 - 360 38 107 .355 - - - 47 60 .783 - - 101 58 - - 47 - 123
1957-58 PHI 8 - 327 36 109 .330 - - - 38 51 .745 - - 84 32 - - 24 - 110
1959-60 PHI 9 - 340 42 102 .412 - - - 29 36 .806 - - 95 50 - - 41 - 113
1960-61 PHI 3 - 127 7 34 .206 - - - 15 20 .750 - - 37 15 - - 14 - 29
1961-62 PHI 9 - 316 19 70 .271 - - - 19 25 .760 - - 74 24 - - 38 - 57
CAREER   39 - 1470 142 422 .336 - - - 148 192 .771 - - 391 179 - - 164 - 432

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
1955-56 PHI 10 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 - - 0.56 7 3 .700 0.40 0.60 1.00
1957-58 PHI 8 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 - - 0.47 3 5 .375 0.20 0.50 0.70
1959-60 PHI 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 - - 0.35 4 5 .444 0.50 0.60 1.10
1960-61 PHI 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 - - 0.59 0 3 .000 -0.20 0.30 0.10
1961-62 PHI 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .092 - - 0.36 5 4 .556 -0.40 0.50 0.10
CAREER   39 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194 - - 0.45 19 20 .487 0.50 2.50 3.00

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
1955-56 PHI 10 - .461 .355 - - - 24.22 - - - - 113.85 - 1.15 - - 16.40
1957-58 PHI 8 - .418 .330 - - - 15.36 - - - - 107.54 - 1.01 - - 14.72
1959-60 PHI 9 - .479 .412 - - - 17.86 - - - - 121.73 - 1.11 - - 15.35
1960-61 PHI 3 - .339 .206 - - - 15.31 - - - - 95.59 - 0.85 - - 8.74
1961-62 PHI 9 - .352 .271 - - - 10.12 - - - - 103.14 - 0.81 - - 6.04
CAREER   39 - .426 .336 - - - - - - - - 110.73 - 1.02 - - 12.89

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection - 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964

* 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
1960 East 1 - 20 5 13 .385 - - - 2 3 .667 - - 4 2 - - 3 - 12
1961 East 1 - 25 6 13 .462 - - - 2 4 .500 - - 5 3 - - 2 - 14
1963 East 1 - 18 1 3 .333 - - - 0 0 .000 - - 2 1 - - 3 - 2
1964 East 1 - 7 0 0 .000 - - - 1 2 .500 - - 0 1 - - 2 - 1
TOTAL   4 - 70 12 29 .414 - - - 5 9 .556 - - 11 7 - - 10 - 29
AVERAGES   4 - 17.5 3.00 7.25 .414 - - - 1.25 2.25 .556 - - 2.75 1.75 - - 2.50 - 7.25

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NCAA

College: La Salle (1955)

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
1951-52 La Salle Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1952-53 La Salle So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1953-54 La Salle Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1954-55 La Salle Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Helms Foundation Player of the Year - 1954
Consensus All-American First Team - 1954, 1955
AP All-American First Team - 1954, 1955
Look Magazine All-American First Team - 1954, 1955
UPI Player of the Year - 1955
UPI All-American First Team - 1954, 1955
NEA All-American First Team - 1954, 1955
International News Service All-American First Team - 1954, 1955
Collier's Magazine All-American First Team - 1954, 1955
NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player - 1954
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1954, 1955
National Invitation Tournament MVP - 1952