Walter Dukes C

Current Team: N/A

Born: Jun 23, 1930 (Passed away Mar 13, 2001, aged 70)

Birthplace: Rochester, New York (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 7-0 (213cm)     Weight: 220 (100kg)

Current NBA Status: Deceased (Mar 13, 2001)

Draft Entry: 1953 NBA Draft

Drafted: 1953 Territorial Pick, New York Knicks

Pre-Draft Team: Seton Hall (Sr)

High School: East Rochester High School [East Rochester, New York]

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NBA

8 Years Of Service - 2x 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 NYK 60 - 21.5 2.48 6.17 .403 - - - 2.78 3.93 .708 - - 7.38 0.65 - - 3.52 - 7.75
1956-57 MIN 71 - 26.3 3.21 8.82 .364 - - - 3.72 5.39 .689 - - 11.18 0.76 - - 3.85 - 10.14
1957-58 DET 72 - 30.3 3.86 11.06 .349 - - - 3.43 5.08 .675 - - 13.25 0.72 - - 4.32 - 11.15
1958-59 DET 72 - 32.5 4.42 12.56 .352 - - - 4.12 6.28 .657 - - 13.31 0.89 - - 4.61 - 12.96
1959-60 DET 66 - 32.4 4.76 13.20 .361 - - - 5.70 7.70 .740 - - 13.38 1.21 - - 4.70 - 15.21
1960-61 DET 73 - 28.0 3.92 9.67 .405 - - - 3.85 5.48 .703 - - 14.08 1.90 - - 4.29 - 11.68
1961-62 DET 77 - 24.6 3.32 8.40 .396 - - - 2.70 3.78 .715 - - 10.43 1.62 - - 4.25 - 9.35
1962-63 DET 62 - 14.7 1.34 4.11 .325 - - - 1.63 2.21 .737 - - 5.81 0.89 - - 2.95 - 4.31
CAREER   553 - 26.5 3.46 9.36 .369 - - - 3.51 5.01 .700 - - 11.25 1.10 - - 4.09 - 10.42

☆ 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 NYK 60 - 1290 149 370 .403 - - - 167 236 .708 - - 443 39 - - 211 - 465
1956-57 MIN 71 - 1866 228 626 .364 - - - 264 383 .689 - - 794 54 - - 273 - 720
1957-58 DET 72 - 2184 278 796 .349 - - - 247 366 .675 - - 954 52 - - 311 - 803
1958-59 DET 72 - 2338 318 904 .352 - - - 297 452 .657 - - 958 64 - - 332 - 933
1959-60 DET 66 - 2140 314 871 .361 - - - 376 508 .740 - - 883 80 - - 310 - 1004
1960-61 DET 73 - 2044 286 706 .405 - - - 281 400 .703 - - 1028 139 - - 313 - 853
1961-62 DET 77 - 1896 256 647 .396 - - - 208 291 .715 - - 803 125 - - 327 - 720
1962-63 DET 62 - 913 83 255 .325 - - - 101 137 .737 - - 360 55 - - 183 - 267
CAREER   553 - 14671 1912 5175 .369 - - - 1941 2773 .700 - - 6223 608 - - 2260 - 5765

☆ 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 NYK 60 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .075 - - 0.64 27 33 .450 1.90 0.90 2.80
1956-57 MIN 71 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .109 - - 0.61 34 37 .479 1.80 2.40 4.20
1957-58 DET 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120 - - 0.46 33 39 .458 0.20 2.20 2.40
1958-59 DET 72 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136 - - 0.50 28 44 .389 -0.10 3.30 3.20
1959-60 DET 66 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 - - 0.58 27 40 .403 1.80 2.10 3.90
1960-61 DET 73 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .122 - - 0.57 33 39 .458 2.40 1.40 3.70
1961-62 DET 77 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .110 - - 0.45 35 42 .455 1.00 2.30 3.30
1962-63 DET 62 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .039 - - 0.54 26 36 .419 -0.50 1.00 0.50
CAREER   553 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .104 - - 0.54 243 310 .439 8.50 15.60 24.00

☆ 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 NYK 60 - .491 .403 - - - - - - - - 111.03 - 1.26 - - 14.00
1956-57 MIN 71 - .453 .364 - - - - - - - - 105.35 - 1.15 - - 15.10
1957-58 DET 72 - .420 .349 - - - - - - - - 102.41 - 1.01 - - 13.31
1958-59 DET 72 - .423 .352 - - - - - - - - 100.88 - 1.03 - - 13.58
1959-60 DET 66 - .459 .361 - - - - - - - - 110.07 - 1.15 - - 15.26
1960-61 DET 73 - .484 .405 - - - - - - - - 110.76 - 1.21 - - 16.06
1961-62 DET 77 - .464 .396 - - - - - - - - 111.04 - 1.11 - - 13.15
1962-63 DET 62 - .423 .325 - - - - - - - - 106.27 - 1.05 - - 9.61
CAREER   553 - .451 .369 - - - - - - - - 106.94 - 1.11 - - 14.06

☆ All-Star Season

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NBA Transactions

Apr 24, 1953 - The New York Knicks selected Walter Dukes with a Territorial Pick in the 1953 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1955 - Walter Dukes signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks.
Oct 26, 1956 - Walter Dukes was acquired by the Minneapolis Lakers from the New York Knicks in a trade.
Sep 12, 1957 - Walter Dukes was acquired by the Detroit Pistons from the Minneapolis Lakers in a trade.
Jul 1, 1963 - Walter Dukes, previously with the Detroit Pistons, became a free agent.
Mar 13, 2001 - Walter Dukes passed away. He was 70 years old at the time of his death.

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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
1956-57 MIN 5 - 35.4 4.80 11.40 .421 - - - 4.00 5.40 .741 - - 14.80 1.00 - - 5.20 - 13.60
1957-58 DET 7 - 40.9 5.29 14.43 .366 - - - 5.29 8.00 .661 - - 13.86 0.57 - - 5.43 - 15.86
1958-59 DET 3 - 37.7 5.00 10.00 .500 - - - 4.33 5.67 .765 - - 13.33 1.00 - - 5.00 - 14.33
1959-60 DET 2 - 39.0 8.00 15.50 .516 - - - 8.00 11.00 .727 - - 16.50 1.00 - - 4.50 - 24.00
1960-61 DET 5 - 30.4 4.00 10.60 .377 - - - 2.00 3.60 .556 - - 9.80 2.20 - - 5.00 - 10.00
1961-62 DET 10 - 34.7 3.90 9.10 .429 - - - 4.60 6.10 .754 - - 13.80 2.40 - - 5.20 - 12.40
1962-63 DET 3 - 2.7 0.00 0.00 .000 - - - 1.00 1.00 1.000 - - 0.33 0.67 - - 1.00 - 1.00
CAREER   35 - 33.2 4.31 10.37 .416 - - - 4.14 5.83 .711 - - 12.34 1.46 - - 4.80 - 12.77

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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
1956-57 MIN 5 - 177 24 57 .421 - - - 20 27 .741 - - 74 5 - - 26 - 68
1957-58 DET 7 - 286 37 101 .366 - - - 37 56 .661 - - 97 4 - - 38 - 111
1958-59 DET 3 - 113 15 30 .500 - - - 13 17 .765 - - 40 3 - - 15 - 43
1959-60 DET 2 - 78 16 31 .516 - - - 16 22 .727 - - 33 2 - - 9 - 48
1960-61 DET 5 - 152 20 53 .377 - - - 10 18 .556 - - 49 11 - - 25 - 50
1961-62 DET 10 - 347 39 91 .429 - - - 46 61 .754 - - 138 24 - - 52 - 124
1962-63 DET 3 - 8 0 0 .000 - - - 3 3 1.000 - - 1 2 - - 3 - 3
CAREER   35 - 1161 151 363 .416 - - - 145 204 .711 - - 432 51 - - 168 - 447

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
1956-57 MIN 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136 - - 0.47 2 3 .400 0.30 0.10 0.30
1957-58 DET 7 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161 - - 0.55 3 4 .429 0.20 0.10 0.30
1958-59 DET 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .162 - - 0.57 1 2 .333 0.30 - 0.30
1959-60 DET 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 - - 0.71 0 2 .000 0.40 0.10 0.50
1960-61 DET 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .142 - - 0.34 2 3 .400 -0.10 0.10 -
1961-62 DET 10 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .141 - - 0.67 5 5 .500 0.60 0.10 0.70
1962-63 DET 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .013 - - 0.00 1 2 .333 0.10 - 0.10
CAREER   35 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .137 - - 0.56 14 21 .400 1.80 0.50 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
1956-57 MIN 5 - .494 .421 - - - 3.92 - - - - 116.18 - 1.19 - - 14.55
1957-58 DET 7 - .442 .366 - - - 2.22 - - - - 102.71 - 1.10 - - 10.93
1958-59 DET 3 - .574 .500 - - - 4.16 - - - - 126.47 - 1.43 - - 14.23
1959-60 DET 2 - .590 .516 - - - 4.22 - - - - 124.34 - 1.55 - - 20.51
1960-61 DET 5 - .410 .377 - - - 9.32 - - - - 93.29 - 0.94 - - 8.22
1961-62 DET 10 - .526 .429 - - - 8.47 - - - - 118.27 - 1.36 - - 12.42
1962-63 DET 3 - 1.136 .000 - - - 31.17 - - - - 100.00 - 0.00 - - 14.73
CAREER   35 - .494 .416 - - - - - - - - 112.68 - 1.23 - - 12.56

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1960
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1961

* 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 West 1 - 26 2 10 .200 - - - 0 1 .000 - - 15 1 - - 3 - 4
1961 West 1 - 17 3 6 .500 - - - 2 2 1.000 - - 4 1 - - 4 - 8
TOTAL   2 - 43 5 16 .312 - - - 2 3 .667 - - 19 2 - - 7 - 12
AVERAGES   2 - 21.5 2.50 8.00 .312 - - - 1.00 1.50 .667 - - 9.50 1.00 - - 3.50 - 6.00

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NCAA

College: Seton Hall (1953)

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
1949-50 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1950-51 Seton Hall So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1951-52 Seton Hall Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1952-53 Seton Hall Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

NIT/Haggerty Award - 1953
National Invitation Tournament MVP - 1953