BRUCE BOWEN



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Bruce Bowen

 

Position: Forward
Height: 6’7” / 201 cms
Weight: 200 lbs. / 91 kgs
Born: June 14, 1971
College: Cal State Fullerton
NBA Team: San Antonio Spurs


(As of 2/2/07)

 

USA Basketball Notes:
Named on July 25, 2006, as one of 15 Finalists for the 2006 USA World Championship Team.

•Named on March 5, 2006, to the the 2006-2008 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team program.

 

NBA Notes:
•Completed in 2005-06 his 10th NBA season, fifth with San Antonio.

•Has proven he is one of the NBA's most durable players, playing 10 seasons and has started 354 consecutive games for the Spurs (last miss was 2/26/02 versus Phoenix).

•Helped lead San Antonio to a Western Conference best 63-19 regular season record, the second most wins in the NBA in 2005-06, a Southwest Division title and the 2006 NBA Playoffs.

•Finished 2005-06 NBA regular season averaging 7.5 ppg., 3.9 rpg., 1.5 apg., 0.96 spg., and shot 43.3 percent from the field, 42.4 percent from 3-point.

•Finished 2005-06 ranked ninth overall in the NBA in 3-point shooting percentage.

•Was the leading vote-getter for the 2005-06 NBA All-Defenisve Team.

•Named to the NBA's All-Defensive Team six consecutive seasons (second team selection in 2001, 2002 and 2003, first team in 2004, 2005 and 2006).

•One of just three players to be named to an All-Defensive team each of the last six seasons (Tim Duncan - 9, Jason Kidd - 8).

•Named NBA Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 3, 2005.

•Recipient of NBA's Community Assist Award for March 2005.

•Member of San Antonio's NBA Championship teams in 2003 and 2005.

•In 2004-05 ranked 20th in the NBA in 3-point percentage making 40.3 percent.

•Ranked in 2002-03 as the NBA's leader in 3-point field goal percentage shooting .441 (101-299) percent from beyond the 3-point arc.

•Went unpicked in the 1993 NBA Draft, was signed as a free agent by the Miami Heat (10/5/95).

•Played in France in 1994-95 for Everux and 1996-97 for Besancon.

•Also spent two seasons in the CBA with the Forth Wayne Fury (1995-96) and the Rockford Lighning (1996-97).

 

Collegiate Notes:
•Played four seasons at Cal State Fullerton.

•Played in 101 career games, averaging 11.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.

•Ranks 12th on the Titans' all-time list in career points with 1,155 and is eighth all-time in rebounds with 559.

•Averaged as a senior (1992-93) 16.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 36.6 minutes in 27 games.

•Named to the 1993 All-Big West Conference First Team, 1992 Big West Second Team.

 

Personal Notes:
•Born June 14, 1971, in Merced, California.

•He and his wife, Yardley, have one son, Ojani.

 

USA Basketball Statistics:
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2006 SNT
4/0
2- 7
.286
0- 4
.000
0- 0
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4/ 1.0
4/ 1.0
2
0
1

2006 SNT - 2006 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team (the USA compiled a 5-0 record).


NBA Regular Season Statistics:
YEAR
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2005-06
82/82
232- 536
.433
104-245
.424
51- 84
.607
320/ 3.9
619/ 7.5
126
30
79
Totals (10 Seasons)
630/471
1503-3679
.409
597-1537
.424
480-845
.568
1826/ 2.9
4083/ 6.5
841
276
560


College Statistics (Cal State Fullerton):
YEAR
G
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
1992-93
27
148-318
.465
14- 43
.326
131-201
.652
176/ 6.5
441/16.3
2.3
1991-92
28
138-311
.444
12- 44
.273
120-161
.745
196/ 7.0
408/14.6
2.7
1990-91
28
89-236
.377
14- 60
.233
83-120
.692
196/ 7.0
275/ 9.8
2.7
1989-90
18
9- 22
.409
3- 5
.600
10- 13
.769
18/ 1.0
31/ 1.7
1.0
Totals
101
384-887
.433
43-152
.283
344-495
.695
586/ 5.8
1155/11.4
2.1


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