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Paul Westphal

Paul Douglas Westphal

Position: Guard
Height: 6-4    Weight: 195 lbs.
Born: November 30, 1950 in Torrance, California
High School: Aviation in Redondo Beach, California
College: University of Southern California

Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round (10th pick, 10th overall) of the 1972 NBA draft.

Coaching Record

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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
1972-73 22 BOS NBA 60 482 89 212 .420 67 86 .779 67 69 88 245
1973-74 23 BOS NBA 82 1165 238 475 .501 112 153 .732 49 94 143 171 39 34 173 588
1974-75 24 BOS NBA 82 1581 342 670 .510 119 156 .763 44 119 163 235 78 33 192 803
1975-76 25 PHO NBA 82 2960 657 1329 .494 365 440 .830 74 185 259 440 210 38 218 1679
1976-77 26 PHO NBA 81 2600 682 1317 .518 362 439 .825 57 133 190 459 134 21 171 1726
1977-78 27 PHO NBA 80 2481 809 1568 .516 396 487 .813 41 123 164 437 138 31 280 162 2014
1978-79 28 PHO NBA 81 2641 801 1496 .535 339 405 .837 35 124 159 529 111 26 232 159 1941
1979-80 29 PHO NBA 82 2665 692 1317 .525 26 93 .280 382 443 .862 46 141 187 416 119 35 207 162 1792
1980-81 30 SEA NBA 36 1078 221 500 .442 6 25 .240 153 184 .832 11 57 68 148 46 14 78 70 601
1981-82 31 NYK NBA 18 12 451 86 194 .443 2 8 .250 36 47 .766 9 13 22 100 19 8 47 61 210
1982-83 32 NYK NBA 80 59 1978 318 693 .459 14 48 .292 148 184 .804 19 96 115 439 87 16 196 180 798
1983-84 33 PHO NBA 59 2 865 144 313 .460 7 26 .269 117 142 .824 8 35 43 148 41 6 77 69 412
Career NBA 823 73 20947 5079 10084 .504 55 200 .275 2596 3166 .820 393 1120 1580 3591 1022 262 1117 1705 12809

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
1972-73 22 BOS NBA 60 8.0 1.5 3.5 .420 1.1 1.4 .779 1.1 1.2 1.5 4.1
1973-74 23 BOS NBA 82 14.2 2.9 5.8 .501 1.4 1.9 .732 0.6 1.1 1.7 2.1 0.5 0.4 2.1 7.2
1974-75 24 BOS NBA 82 19.3 4.2 8.2 .510 1.5 1.9 .763 0.5 1.5 2.0 2.9 1.0 0.4 2.3 9.8
1975-76 25 PHO NBA 82 36.1 8.0 16.2 .494 4.5 5.4 .830 0.9 2.3 3.2 5.4 2.6 0.5 2.7 20.5
1976-77 26 PHO NBA 81 32.1 8.4 16.3 .518 4.5 5.4 .825 0.7 1.6 2.3 5.7 1.7 0.3 2.1 21.3
1977-78 27 PHO NBA 80 31.0 10.1 19.6 .516 5.0 6.1 .813 0.5 1.5 2.1 5.5 1.7 0.4 3.5 2.0 25.2
1978-79 28 PHO NBA 81 32.6 9.9 18.5 .535 4.2 5.0 .837 0.4 1.5 2.0 6.5 1.4 0.3 2.9 2.0 24.0
1979-80 29 PHO NBA 82 32.5 8.4 16.1 .525 0.3 1.1 .280 4.7 5.4 .862 0.6 1.7 2.3 5.1 1.5 0.4 2.5 2.0 21.9
1980-81 30 SEA NBA 36 29.9 6.1 13.9 .442 0.2 0.7 .240 4.3 5.1 .832 0.3 1.6 1.9 4.1 1.3 0.4 2.2 1.9 16.7
1981-82 31 NYK NBA 18 12 25.1 4.8 10.8 .443 0.1 0.4 .250 2.0 2.6 .766 0.5 0.7 1.2 5.6 1.1 0.4 2.6 3.4 11.7
1982-83 32 NYK NBA 80 59 24.7 4.0 8.7 .459 0.2 0.6 .292 1.9 2.3 .804 0.2 1.2 1.4 5.5 1.1 0.2 2.5 2.3 10.0
1983-84 33 PHO NBA 59 2 14.7 2.4 5.3 .460 0.1 0.4 .269 2.0 2.4 .824 0.1 0.6 0.7 2.5 0.7 0.1 1.3 1.2 7.0
Career NBA 823 73 25.5 6.2 12.3 .504 0.2 0.7 .275 3.2 3.8 .820 0.5 1.5 1.9 4.4 1.3 0.3 2.6 2.1 15.6

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
1972-73 22 BOS NBA 60 482 6.6 15.8 .420 5.0 6.4 .779 5.0 5.2 6.6 18.3
1973-74 23 BOS NBA 82 1165 7.4 14.7 .501 3.5 4.7 .732 1.5 2.9 4.4 5.3 1.2 1.1 5.3 18.2
1974-75 24 BOS NBA 82 1581 7.8 15.3 .510 2.7 3.6 .763 1.0 2.7 3.7 5.4 1.8 0.8 4.4 18.3
1975-76 25 PHO NBA 82 2960 8.0 16.2 .494 4.4 5.4 .830 0.9 2.3 3.2 5.4 2.6 0.5 2.7 20.4
1976-77 26 PHO NBA 81 2600 9.4 18.2 .518 5.0 6.1 .825 0.8 1.8 2.6 6.4 1.9 0.3 2.4 23.9
1977-78 27 PHO NBA 80 2481 11.7 22.8 .516 5.7 7.1 .813 0.6 1.8 2.4 6.3 2.0 0.4 4.1 2.4 29.2
1978-79 28 PHO NBA 81 2641 10.9 20.4 .535 4.6 5.5 .837 0.5 1.7 2.2 7.2 1.5 0.4 3.2 2.2 26.5
1979-80 29 PHO NBA 82 2665 9.3 17.8 .525 0.4 1.3 .280 5.2 6.0 .862 0.6 1.9 2.5 5.6 1.6 0.5 2.8 2.2 24.2
1980-81 30 SEA NBA 36 1078 7.4 16.7 .442 0.2 0.8 .240 5.1 6.1 .832 0.4 1.9 2.3 4.9 1.5 0.5 2.6 2.3 20.1
1981-82 31 NYK NBA 18 12 451 6.9 15.5 .443 0.2 0.6 .250 2.9 3.8 .766 0.7 1.0 1.8 8.0 1.5 0.6 3.8 4.9 16.8
1982-83 32 NYK NBA 80 59 1978 5.8 12.6 .459 0.3 0.9 .292 2.7 3.3 .804 0.3 1.7 2.1 8.0 1.6 0.3 3.6 3.3 14.5
1983-84 33 PHO NBA 59 2 865 6.0 13.0 .460 0.3 1.1 .269 4.9 5.9 .824 0.3 1.5 1.8 6.2 1.7 0.2 3.2 2.9 17.1
Career NBA 823 73 20947 8.7 17.3 .504 0.3 1.0 .275 4.5 5.4 .820 0.7 2.0 2.7 6.2 1.8 0.5 3.3 2.9 22.0

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 WS/48
1972-73 22 BOS NBA 60 482 14.2 .490 .420 6.3 18.3 0.5 0.9 1.4 0.140
1973-74 23 BOS NBA 82 1165 16.1 .542 .501 4.2 7.6 5.9 20.6 1.5 1.4 96 1.7 1.5 3.2 0.132
1974-75 24 BOS NBA 82 1581 17.3 .544 .510 2.8 7.4 5.1 21.5 2.2 1.1 95 3.0 2.2 5.1 0.156
1975-76 25 PHO NBA 82 2960 19.9 .551 .494 2.7 6.7 4.8 23.3 3.2 0.7 98 6.3 3.2 9.6 0.155
1976-77 26 PHO NBA 81 2600 21.4 .571 .518 2.4 5.5 3.9 29.4 2.3 0.4 99 6.9 2.7 9.6 0.178
1977-78 27 PHO NBA 80 2481 23.8 .565 .516 1.7 5.2 3.4 28.5 2.4 0.6 13.6 30.9 107 100 6.9 2.9 9.8 0.190
1978-79 28 PHO NBA 81 2641 22.6 .580 .535 1.5 5.1 3.3 29.9 1.9 0.5 12.2 27.8 114 106 8.2 2.2 10.4 0.189
1979-80 29 PHO NBA 82 2665 21.1 .593 .535 1.9 5.7 3.9 24.2 2.0 0.7 12.0 25.6 116 105 7.7 2.8 10.5 0.189
1980-81 30 SEA NBA 36 1078 16.5 .517 .448 1.1 5.7 3.5 21.5 2.0 0.7 11.8 24.9 106 107 1.5 0.9 2.4 0.106
1981-82 31 NYK NBA 18 451 13.3 .489 .448 2.2 3.4 2.8 31.8 2.0 1.0 18.0 23.9 99 111 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.032
1982-83 32 NYK NBA 80 1978 14.1 .516 .469 1.1 5.8 3.4 33.4 2.2 0.5 20.2 20.9 100 102 1.0 2.7 3.7 0.091
1983-84 33 PHO NBA 59 865 14.6 .549 .471 1.1 4.8 2.9 22.4 2.2 0.4 17.0 21.5 107 110 0.9 0.7 1.5 0.086
Career NBA 823 20947 19.4 .558 .506 2.1 5.8 4.0 26.2 2.3 0.7 13.9 26.0 109 101 44.6 23.0 67.7 0.155

Playoffs

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age Tm Lg G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1972-73 22 BOS NBA 11 109 19 39 5 7 7 9 24 43 .487 .714 9.9 3.9 0.6 0.8
1973-74 23 BOS NBA 18 241 46 100 11 15 6 21 31 8 2 37 103 .460 .733 13.4 5.7 1.2 1.7
1974-75 24 BOS NBA 11 183 38 81 12 18 5 13 32 6 2 21 88 .469 .667 16.6 8.0 1.2 2.9
1975-76 25 PHO NBA 19 685 165 323 71 93 14 47 96 34 9 61 401 .511 .763 36.1 21.1 2.5 5.1
1977-78 27 PHO NBA 2 66 22 47 8 9 3 6 19 1 0 5 4 52 .468 .889 33.0 26.0 3.0 9.5
1978-79 28 PHO NBA 15 534 142 287 52 66 7 33 64 15 5 38 38 336 .495 .788 35.6 22.4 2.2 4.3
1979-80 29 PHO NBA 8 253 69 142 1 12 28 32 2 10 31 11 3 13 20 167 .486 .083 .875 31.6 20.9 1.3 3.9
1982-83 32 NYK NBA 6 156 22 50 3 8 10 13 0 8 34 2 2 9 13 57 .440 .375 .769 26.0 9.5 1.3 5.7
1983-84 33 PHO NBA 17 222 30 80 2 9 28 32 3 8 37 12 0 24 23 90 .375 .222 .875 13.1 5.3 0.5 2.2
Career NBA 107 2449 553 1149 6 29 225 285 40 153 353 89 23 89 241 1337 .481 .207 .789 22.9 12.5 1.4 3.3

Playoffs 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 WS/48
1972-73 22 BOS NBA 11 109 9.3 .511 .487 3.2 11.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.090
1973-74 23 BOS NBA 18 241 13.0 .483 .460 2.7 6.5 4.6 19.1 1.6 0.4 95 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.090
1974-75 24 BOS NBA 11 183 15.4 .495 .469 2.7 5.0 3.8 24.6 1.5 0.6 104 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.083
1975-76 25 PHO NBA 19 685 19.1 .551 .511 2.1 5.3 3.7 23.3 2.3 0.7 101 1.3 0.6 1.9 0.134
1977-78 27 PHO NBA 2 66 26.3 .510 .468 4.2 6.2 5.0 56.4 0.7 0.0 8.9 34.2 107 107 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.157
1978-79 28 PHO NBA 15 534 17.8 .532 .495 1.5 4.9 3.3 20.9 1.3 0.5 10.7 26.6 105 102 0.9 0.6 1.5 0.135
1979-80 29 PHO NBA 8 253 18.8 .535 .489 0.9 3.4 2.2 19.0 2.1 0.6 7.7 27.5 109 112 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.106
1982-83 32 NYK NBA 6 156 13.0 .511 .470 0.0 6.0 3.0 31.8 0.6 0.7 13.9 17.7 109 112 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.077
1983-84 33 PHO NBA 17 222 9.9 .478 .388 1.6 2.5 2.1 21.9 2.7 0.0 20.3 22.4 94 112 -0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.007
Career NBA 107 2449 16.4 .525 .484 1.8 4.9 3.4 22.8 1.8 0.5 11.7 25.3 105 104 3.6 1.8 5.4 0.106

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
1976-77 26 PHO NBA 1 1 31 10 16 .625 0 0 0 1 6 3 2 2 20
1977-78 27 PHO NBA 1 1 24 9 14 .643 2 5 .400 0 0 5 1 1 3 4 20
1978-79 28 PHO NBA 1 1 21 8 12 .667 1 2 .500 0 1 5 0 0 1 0 17
1979-80 29 PHO NBA 1 0 27 8 14 .571 0 2 .000 5 6 .833 1 1 5 2 1 3 5 21
1980-81 30 SEA NBA 1 1 25 8 12 .667 0 0 3 3 1.000 2 4 3 0 0 4 3 19
Career NBA 5 4 128 43 68 .632 0 2 .000 11 16 .688 3 7 24 6 4 11 14 97

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1968-69 18 USC 19 134 262 87 119 106 355 .511 .731 18.7 5.6
1969-70 19 USC 26 147 277 84 110 68 378 .531 .764 14.5 2.6
1970-71 20 USC 26 157 328 109 150 84 423 .479 .727 16.3 3.2
1971-72 21 USC 14 106 219 72 95 74 284 .484 .758 20.3 5.3
Career 66 410 824 265 355 226 1085 .498 .746 16.4 3.4

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games

1977 NBA
1978 NBA
1979 NBA
1980 NBA
1981 NBA

Honors

1970-71 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)
1976-77 NBA All-NBA (1st)
1977-78 NBA All-NBA (2nd)
1978-79 NBA All-NBA (1st)
1979-80 NBA All-NBA (1st)

MVP Award Shares

1975-76 NBA 0.001 (24)
1977-78 NBA 0.013 (6)
Career 0.014 (140)

Games

1973-74 NBA 82 (1)
1974-75 NBA 82 (2)
1975-76 NBA 82 (2)
1979-80 NBA 82 (2)

Field Goals

1977-78 NBA 809 (5)
1978-79 NBA 801 (3)

Field Goal Attempts

1977-78 NBA 1568 (9)
1978-79 NBA 1496 (4)

Field Goal Pct

1974-75 NBA .510 (7)
Career NBA .504 (86)
Career .504 (88)

Assists

1976-77 NBA 459 (10)
1978-79 NBA 529 (5)

Steals

1975-76 NBA 210 (2)

Points

1975-76 NBA 1679 (9)
1977-78 NBA 2014 (5)
1978-79 NBA 1941 (5)

Points Per Game

1977-78 NBA 25.2 (6)
1978-79 NBA 24.0 (7)

Assists Per Game

1976-77 NBA 5.7 (9)
1977-78 NBA 5.5 (10)
1978-79 NBA 6.5 (5)

Steals Per Game

1975-76 NBA 2.6 (3)

Player Efficiency Rating

1976-77 NBA 21.4 (6)
1977-78 NBA 23.8 (4)
1978-79 NBA 22.6 (6)
Career NBA 19.4 (76)
Career 19.4 (80)

True Shooting Pct

1979-80 NBA .593 (10)

Effective Field Goal Pct

1974-75 NBA .510 (7)

Assist Pct

1975-76 NBA 23.3 (9)
1976-77 NBA 29.4 (5)
1977-78 NBA 28.5 (4)
1978-79 NBA 29.9 (7)
1982-83 NBA 33.4 (8)
Career NBA 26.2 (90)
Career 26.2 (91)

Steal Pct

1975-76 NBA 3.2 (4)

Usage Pct

1977-78 NBA 30.9 (2)
1978-79 NBA 27.8 (7)

Offensive Rating

1979-80 NBA 115.9 (10)

Defensive Rating

Career NBA 101.5 (86)
Career 101.5 (91)

Offensive Win Shares

1976-77 NBA 6.9 (9)
1977-78 NBA 6.9 (10)
1978-79 NBA 8.2 (7)
1979-80 NBA 7.7 (8)

Win Shares

1975-76 NBA 9.6 (8)
1978-79 NBA 10.4 (8)

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1977-78 NBA 0.190 (7)
1978-79 NBA 0.189 (4)
1979-80 NBA 0.189 (6)
Career NBA 0.155 (75)
Career 0.155 (79)

Hall of Fame Probability

Career 0.067 (165)
     

Transactions

April 10, 1972: Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

May 23, 1975: Traded by the Boston Celtics with a 1975 2nd round draft pick (Jimmy Dan Conner) and a 1976 2nd round draft pick (Butch Feher) to the Phoenix Suns for Charlie Scott.

June 4, 1980: Traded by the Phoenix Suns to the Seattle Supersonics for Dennis Johnson.

February 12, 1982: Signed as a veteran free agent with the New York Knickerbockers.

June 20, 1983: Waived by the New York Knickerbockers.

September 27, 1983: Signed as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns.

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