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Tom Van Arsdale

Thomas Arthur Van Arsdale (Tom)

Position: Forward-Guard
Height: 6-5    Weight: 202 lbs.
Born: February 22, 1943 in Indianapolis, Indiana
High School: Manual in Indianapolis, Indiana
College: Indiana University

Drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 2nd round (3rd pick, 11th overall) of the 1965 NBA draft.

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Totals

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Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1965-66 22 DET NBA 79 2041 312 834 .374 209 290 .721 309 205 251 833
1966-67 23 DET NBA 79 2134 347 887 .391 272 347 .784 341 193 241 966
1967-68 24 TOT NBA 77 1514 211 545 .387 188 252 .746 225 155 202 610
1967-68 24 DET NBA 50 832 114 307 .371 101 136 .743 132 79 119 329
1967-68 24 CIN NBA 27 682 97 238 .408 87 116 .750 93 76 83 281
1968-69 25 CIN NBA 77 3059 547 1233 .444 398 533 .747 356 208 300 1492
1969-70 26 CIN NBA 71 2544 620 1376 .451 381 492 .774 463 155 247 1621
1970-71 27 CIN NBA 82 3146 749 1642 .456 377 523 .721 499 181 294 1875
1971-72 28 CIN NBA 73 2598 550 1205 .456 299 396 .755 350 198 241 1399
1972-73 29 TOT NBA 79 2311 445 1043 .427 250 308 .812 358 152 224 1140
1972-73 29 KCO NBA 49 1282 250 547 .457 110 140 .786 173 90 123 610
1972-73 29 PHI NBA 30 1029 195 496 .393 140 168 .833 185 62 101 530
1973-74 30 PHI NBA 78 3041 614 1433 .428 298 350 .851 88 305 393 202 62 3 300 1526
1974-75 31 TOT NBA 82 2843 593 1385 .428 322 424 .759 77 201 278 223 91 3 257 1508
1974-75 31 PHI NBA 9 273 49 116 .422 28 41 .683 7 22 29 16 13 0 26 126
1974-75 31 ATL NBA 73 2570 544 1269 .429 294 383 .768 70 179 249 207 78 3 231 1382
1975-76 32 ATL NBA 75 2026 346 785 .441 126 166 .759 35 151 186 146 57 7 202 818
1976-77 33 PHO NBA 77 1425 171 395 .433 102 145 .703 47 137 184 67 20 3 163 444
Career NBA 929 28682 5505 12763 .431 3222 4226 .762 247 794 3942 2085 230 16 2922 14232

Per Game

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Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1965-66 22 DET NBA 79 25.8 3.9 10.6 .374 2.6 3.7 .721 3.9 2.6 3.2 10.5
1966-67 23 DET NBA 79 27.0 4.4 11.2 .391 3.4 4.4 .784 4.3 2.4 3.1 12.2
1967-68 24 TOT NBA 77 19.7 2.7 7.1 .387 2.4 3.3 .746 2.9 2.0 2.6 7.9
1967-68 24 DET NBA 50 16.6 2.3 6.1 .371 2.0 2.7 .743 2.6 1.6 2.4 6.6
1967-68 24 CIN NBA 27 25.3 3.6 8.8 .408 3.2 4.3 .750 3.4 2.8 3.1 10.4
1968-69 25 CIN NBA 77 39.7 7.1 16.0 .444 5.2 6.9 .747 4.6 2.7 3.9 19.4
1969-70 26 CIN NBA 71 35.8 8.7 19.4 .451 5.4 6.9 .774 6.5 2.2 3.5 22.8
1970-71 27 CIN NBA 82 38.4 9.1 20.0 .456 4.6 6.4 .721 6.1 2.2 3.6 22.9
1971-72 28 CIN NBA 73 35.6 7.5 16.5 .456 4.1 5.4 .755 4.8 2.7 3.3 19.2
1972-73 29 TOT NBA 79 29.3 5.6 13.2 .427 3.2 3.9 .812 4.5 1.9 2.8 14.4
1972-73 29 KCO NBA 49 26.2 5.1 11.2 .457 2.2 2.9 .786 3.5 1.8 2.5 12.4
1972-73 29 PHI NBA 30 34.3 6.5 16.5 .393 4.7 5.6 .833 6.2 2.1 3.4 17.7
1973-74 30 PHI NBA 78 39.0 7.9 18.4 .428 3.8 4.5 .851 1.1 3.9 5.0 2.6 0.8 0.0 3.8 19.6
1974-75 31 TOT NBA 82 34.7 7.2 16.9 .428 3.9 5.2 .759 0.9 2.5 3.4 2.7 1.1 0.0 3.1 18.4
1974-75 31 PHI NBA 9 30.3 5.4 12.9 .422 3.1 4.6 .683 0.8 2.4 3.2 1.8 1.4 0.0 2.9 14.0
1974-75 31 ATL NBA 73 35.2 7.5 17.4 .429 4.0 5.2 .768 1.0 2.5 3.4 2.8 1.1 0.0 3.2 18.9
1975-76 32 ATL NBA 75 27.0 4.6 10.5 .441 1.7 2.2 .759 0.5 2.0 2.5 1.9 0.8 0.1 2.7 10.9
1976-77 33 PHO NBA 77 18.5 2.2 5.1 .433 1.3 1.9 .703 0.6 1.8 2.4 0.9 0.3 0.0 2.1 5.8
Career NBA 929 30.9 5.9 13.7 .431 3.5 4.5 .762 0.8 2.5 4.2 2.2 0.7 0.1 3.1 15.3

Per 36 Minutes

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Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1965-66 22 DET NBA 79 2041 5.5 14.7 .374 3.7 5.1 .721 5.5 3.6 4.4 14.7
1966-67 23 DET NBA 79 2134 5.9 15.0 .391 4.6 5.9 .784 5.8 3.3 4.1 16.3
1967-68 24 TOT NBA 77 1514 5.0 13.0 .387 4.5 6.0 .746 5.4 3.7 4.8 14.5
1967-68 24 DET NBA 50 832 4.9 13.3 .371 4.4 5.9 .743 5.7 3.4 5.1 14.2
1967-68 24 CIN NBA 27 682 5.1 12.6 .408 4.6 6.1 .750 4.9 4.0 4.4 14.8
1968-69 25 CIN NBA 77 3059 6.4 14.5 .444 4.7 6.3 .747 4.2 2.4 3.5 17.6
1969-70 26 CIN NBA 71 2544 8.8 19.5 .451 5.4 7.0 .774 6.6 2.2 3.5 22.9
1970-71 27 CIN NBA 82 3146 8.6 18.8 .456 4.3 6.0 .721 5.7 2.1 3.4 21.5
1971-72 28 CIN NBA 73 2598 7.6 16.7 .456 4.1 5.5 .755 4.8 2.7 3.3 19.4
1972-73 29 TOT NBA 79 2311 6.9 16.2 .427 3.9 4.8 .812 5.6 2.4 3.5 17.8
1972-73 29 KCO NBA 49 1282 7.0 15.4 .457 3.1 3.9 .786 4.9 2.5 3.5 17.1
1972-73 29 PHI NBA 30 1029 6.8 17.4 .393 4.9 5.9 .833 6.5 2.2 3.5 18.5
1973-74 30 PHI NBA 78 3041 7.3 17.0 .428 3.5 4.1 .851 1.0 3.6 4.7 2.4 0.7 0.0 3.6 18.1
1974-75 31 TOT NBA 82 2843 7.5 17.5 .428 4.1 5.4 .759 1.0 2.5 3.5 2.8 1.2 0.0 3.3 19.1
1974-75 31 PHI NBA 9 273 6.5 15.3 .422 3.7 5.4 .683 0.9 2.9 3.8 2.1 1.7 0.0 3.4 16.6
1974-75 31 ATL NBA 73 2570 7.6 17.8 .429 4.1 5.4 .768 1.0 2.5 3.5 2.9 1.1 0.0 3.2 19.4
1975-76 32 ATL NBA 75 2026 6.1 13.9 .441 2.2 2.9 .759 0.6 2.7 3.3 2.6 1.0 0.1 3.6 14.5
1976-77 33 PHO NBA 77 1425 4.3 10.0 .433 2.6 3.7 .703 1.2 3.5 4.6 1.7 0.5 0.1 4.1 11.2
Career NBA 929 28682 6.9 16.0 .431 4.0 5.3 .762 1.0 3.1 4.9 2.6 0.9 0.1 3.7 17.9

Advanced

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Season Age Tm Lg G MP PER TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS
1965-66 22 DET NBA 79 2041 10.6 .433 .374 13.4 -0.7 2.1 1.4
1966-67 23 DET NBA 79 2134 12.6 .465 .391 12.3 0.7 2.4 3.1
1967-68 24 TOT NBA 77 1514 10.6 .465 .387 12.8 0.3 0.7 1.0
1967-68 24 DET NBA 50 832 9.9 .448 .371 11.7 -0.2 0.6 0.4
1967-68 24 CIN NBA 27 682 11.5 .486 .408 14.2 0.5 0.1 0.6
1968-69 25 CIN NBA 77 3059 12.7 .508 .444 9.4 4.4 0.4 4.8
1969-70 26 CIN NBA 71 2544 16.3 .509 .451 8.7 3.1 1.8 5.0
1970-71 27 CIN NBA 82 3146 15.0 .501 .456 7.1 8.0 3.8 1.7 5.5
1971-72 28 CIN NBA 73 2598 14.7 .507 .456 6.7 11.6 3.3 0.7 4.0
1972-73 29 TOT NBA 79 2311 13.3 .484 .427 7.5 9.3 1.6 0.5 2.2
1972-73 29 KCO NBA 49 1282 13.0 .501 .457 7.0 9.7 1.4 0.1 1.5
1972-73 29 PHI NBA 30 1029 13.6 .465 .393 8.0 8.7 0.2 0.5 0.6
1973-74 30 PHI NBA 78 3041 12.5 .481 .428 2.7 10.1 6.2 10.3 0.9 0.1 102 1.3 1.4 2.7
1974-75 31 TOT NBA 82 2843 13.8 .480 .428 2.5 7.3 4.8 12.0 1.5 0.1 102 3.1 1.2 4.4
1974-75 31 PHI NBA 9 273 12.7 .470 .422 2.6 8.2 5.4 8.9 2.2 0.0 99 0.1 0.2 0.3
1974-75 31 ATL NBA 73 2570 13.9 .481 .429 2.5 7.2 4.7 12.3 1.4 0.1 103 3.1 1.0 4.1
1975-76 32 ATL NBA 75 2026 11.1 .477 .441 1.7 7.9 4.7 10.9 1.3 0.2 104 1.1 0.5 1.6
1976-77 33 PHO NBA 77 1425 7.7 .484 .433 3.6 10.3 7.0 6.3 0.6 0.1 101 0.0 1.1 1.1
Career NBA 929 28682 13.0 .487 .431 2.6 8.8 6.3 10.4 1.1 0.1 103 22.1 14.6 36.6

All-Star Games

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Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1969-70 26 CIN NBA 1 0 8 2 7 .286 1 1 1.000 0 1 2 5
1970-71 27 CIN NBA 1 0 11 4 8 .500 0 2 .000 2 1 1 8
1971-72 28 CIN NBA 1 0 4 0 1 .000 0 0 1 0 0 0
Career NBA 3 0 23 6 16 .375 1 3 .333 3 2 3 13

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games

1970 NBA
1971 NBA
1972 NBA

Honors

1965-66 NBA All-Rookie (1st)

Games

1970-71 NBA 82 (2)
1974-75 NBA 82 (2)

Field Goals

1970-71 NBA 749 (8)

Field Goal Attempts

1970-71 NBA 1642 (8)
Career NBA 12763 (98)

Personal Fouls

1970-71 NBA 294 (10)
1973-74 NBA 300 (6)
Career NBA 2922 (72)
Career 2922 (82)

Points

1970-71 NBA 1875 (9)

Points Per Game

1970-71 NBA 22.9 (10)

Hall of Fame Probability

Career 0.007 (274)
     

Transactions

May 6, 1965: Drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 2nd round (14th pick) of the 1965 NBA Draft.

February 1, 1968: Traded by the Detroit Pistons with John Tresvant to the Cincinnati Royals for Jim Fox and Happy Hairston.

January 26, 1973: Traded by the Kansas City-Omaha Kings with a 1974 3rd round draft pick (Harvey Catchings) to the Philadelphia 76ers for John Block.

November 8, 1974: Traded by the Philadelphia 76ers to the Atlanta Hawks for Clyde Lee and a 1975 3rd round draft pick (Jim Baker).

June 16, 1976: Traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the Buffalo Braves for Ken Charles, Dick Gibbs and cash.

August 25, 1976: Traded by the Buffalo Braves to the Phoenix Suns for a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Glenn Williams).

April 10, 1977: Retired from the Phoenix Suns.

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