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Walt Bellamy

Walter Jones Bellamy (Walt, Bells)

Position: Center
Height: 6-11    Weight: 225 lbs.
Born: July 24, 1939 in New Bern, North Carolina
High School: J.T. Barber in New Bern, North Carolina
College: Indiana University

Inducted into Hall of Fame as Player in 1993

Drafted by the Chicago Packers in the 1st round (1st pick, 1st overall) of the 1961 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
1961-62 22 CHP NBA 79 3344 973 1875 .519 549 853 .644 1500 210 281 2495
1962-63 23 CHZ NBA 80 3306 840 1595 .527 553 821 .674 1309 233 283 2233
1963-64 24 BAL NBA 80 3394 811 1582 .513 537 825 .651 1361 126 300 2159
1964-65 25 BAL NBA 80 3301 733 1441 .509 515 752 .685 1166 191 260 1981
1965-66 26 TOT NBA 80 3352 695 1373 .506 430 689 .624 1254 235 294 1820
1965-66 26 BAL NBA 8 268 56 124 .452 40 67 .597 102 18 32 152
1965-66 26 NYK NBA 72 3084 639 1249 .512 390 622 .627 1152 217 262 1668
1966-67 27 NYK NBA 79 3010 565 1084 .521 369 580 .636 1064 206 275 1499
1967-68 28 NYK NBA 82 2695 511 944 .541 350 529 .662 961 164 259 1372
1968-69 29 TOT NBA 88 3159 563 1103 .510 401 618 .649 1101 176 320 1527
1968-69 29 NYK NBA 35 1136 204 402 .507 125 202 .619 385 77 123 533
1968-69 29 DET NBA 53 2023 359 701 .512 276 416 .663 716 99 197 994
1969-70 30 TOT NBA 79 2028 351 671 .523 215 373 .576 707 143 260 917
1969-70 30 DET NBA 56 1173 210 384 .547 140 249 .562 397 55 163 560
1969-70 30 ATL NBA 23 855 141 287 .491 75 124 .605 310 88 97 357
1970-71 31 ATL NBA 82 2908 433 879 .493 336 556 .604 1060 230 271 1202
1971-72 32 ATL NBA 82 3187 593 1089 .545 340 581 .585 1049 262 255 1526
1972-73 33 ATL NBA 74 2802 455 901 .505 283 526 .538 964 179 244 1193
1973-74 34 ATL NBA 77 2440 389 801 .486 233 383 .608 264 476 740 189 52 48 232 1011
1974-75 35 NOJ NBA 1 14 2 2 1.000 2 2 1.000 0 5 5 0 0 0 2 6
Career NBA 1043 38940 7914 15340 .516 5113 8088 .632 264 481 14241 2544 52 48 3536 20941

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
1961-62 22 CHP NBA 79 42.3 12.3 23.7 .519 6.9 10.8 .644 19.0 2.7 3.6 31.6
1962-63 23 CHZ NBA 80 41.3 10.5 19.9 .527 6.9 10.3 .674 16.4 2.9 3.5 27.9
1963-64 24 BAL NBA 80 42.4 10.1 19.8 .513 6.7 10.3 .651 17.0 1.6 3.8 27.0
1964-65 25 BAL NBA 80 41.3 9.2 18.0 .509 6.4 9.4 .685 14.6 2.4 3.3 24.8
1965-66 26 TOT NBA 80 41.9 8.7 17.2 .506 5.4 8.6 .624 15.7 2.9 3.7 22.8
1965-66 26 BAL NBA 8 33.5 7.0 15.5 .452 5.0 8.4 .597 12.8 2.3 4.0 19.0
1965-66 26 NYK NBA 72 42.8 8.9 17.3 .512 5.4 8.6 .627 16.0 3.0 3.6 23.2
1966-67 27 NYK NBA 79 38.1 7.2 13.7 .521 4.7 7.3 .636 13.5 2.6 3.5 19.0
1967-68 28 NYK NBA 82 32.9 6.2 11.5 .541 4.3 6.5 .662 11.7 2.0 3.2 16.7
1968-69 29 TOT NBA 88 35.9 6.4 12.5 .510 4.6 7.0 .649 12.5 2.0 3.6 17.4
1968-69 29 NYK NBA 35 32.5 5.8 11.5 .507 3.6 5.8 .619 11.0 2.2 3.5 15.2
1968-69 29 DET NBA 53 38.2 6.8 13.2 .512 5.2 7.8 .663 13.5 1.9 3.7 18.8
1969-70 30 TOT NBA 79 25.7 4.4 8.5 .523 2.7 4.7 .576 8.9 1.8 3.3 11.6
1969-70 30 DET NBA 56 20.9 3.8 6.9 .547 2.5 4.4 .562 7.1 1.0 2.9 10.0
1969-70 30 ATL NBA 23 37.2 6.1 12.5 .491 3.3 5.4 .605 13.5 3.8 4.2 15.5
1970-71 31 ATL NBA 82 35.5 5.3 10.7 .493 4.1 6.8 .604 12.9 2.8 3.3 14.7
1971-72 32 ATL NBA 82 38.9 7.2 13.3 .545 4.1 7.1 .585 12.8 3.2 3.1 18.6
1972-73 33 ATL NBA 74 37.9 6.1 12.2 .505 3.8 7.1 .538 13.0 2.4 3.3 16.1
1973-74 34 ATL NBA 77 31.7 5.1 10.4 .486 3.0 5.0 .608 3.4 6.2 9.6 2.5 0.7 0.6 3.0 13.1
1974-75 35 NOJ NBA 1 14.0 2.0 2.0 1.000 2.0 2.0 1.000 0.0 5.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 6.0
Career NBA 1043 37.3 7.6 14.7 .516 4.9 7.8 .632 3.4 6.2 13.7 2.4 0.7 0.6 3.4 20.1

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
1961-62 22 CHP NBA 79 3344 10.5 20.2 .519 5.9 9.2 .644 16.1 2.3 3.0 26.9
1962-63 23 CHZ NBA 80 3306 9.1 17.4 .527 6.0 8.9 .674 14.3 2.5 3.1 24.3
1963-64 24 BAL NBA 80 3394 8.6 16.8 .513 5.7 8.8 .651 14.4 1.3 3.2 22.9
1964-65 25 BAL NBA 80 3301 8.0 15.7 .509 5.6 8.2 .685 12.7 2.1 2.8 21.6
1965-66 26 TOT NBA 80 3352 7.5 14.7 .506 4.6 7.4 .624 13.5 2.5 3.2 19.5
1965-66 26 BAL NBA 8 268 7.5 16.7 .452 5.4 9.0 .597 13.7 2.4 4.3 20.4
1965-66 26 NYK NBA 72 3084 7.5 14.6 .512 4.6 7.3 .627 13.4 2.5 3.1 19.5
1966-67 27 NYK NBA 79 3010 6.8 13.0 .521 4.4 6.9 .636 12.7 2.5 3.3 17.9
1967-68 28 NYK NBA 82 2695 6.8 12.6 .541 4.7 7.1 .662 12.8 2.2 3.5 18.3
1968-69 29 TOT NBA 88 3159 6.4 12.6 .510 4.6 7.0 .649 12.5 2.0 3.6 17.4
1968-69 29 NYK NBA 35 1136 6.5 12.7 .507 4.0 6.4 .619 12.2 2.4 3.9 16.9
1968-69 29 DET NBA 53 2023 6.4 12.5 .512 4.9 7.4 .663 12.7 1.8 3.5 17.7
1969-70 30 TOT NBA 79 2028 6.2 11.9 .523 3.8 6.6 .576 12.6 2.5 4.6 16.3
1969-70 30 DET NBA 56 1173 6.4 11.8 .547 4.3 7.6 .562 12.2 1.7 5.0 17.2
1969-70 30 ATL NBA 23 855 5.9 12.1 .491 3.2 5.2 .605 13.1 3.7 4.1 15.0
1970-71 31 ATL NBA 82 2908 5.4 10.9 .493 4.2 6.9 .604 13.1 2.8 3.4 14.9
1971-72 32 ATL NBA 82 3187 6.7 12.3 .545 3.8 6.6 .585 11.8 3.0 2.9 17.2
1972-73 33 ATL NBA 74 2802 5.8 11.6 .505 3.6 6.8 .538 12.4 2.3 3.1 15.3
1973-74 34 ATL NBA 77 2440 5.7 11.8 .486 3.4 5.7 .608 3.9 7.0 10.9 2.8 0.8 0.7 3.4 14.9
1974-75 35 NOJ NBA 1 14 5.1 5.1 1.000 5.1 5.1 1.000 0.0 12.9 12.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 15.4
Career NBA 1043 38940 7.3 14.2 .516 4.7 7.5 .632 3.9 7.1 13.2 2.4 0.8 0.7 3.3 19.4

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
1961-62 22 CHP NBA 79 3344 26.3 .554 .519 13.4 2.8 16.3 0.233
1962-63 23 CHZ NBA 80 3306 24.9 .571 .527 12.6 1.1 13.7 0.199
1963-64 24 BAL NBA 80 3394 23.3 .555 .513 11.4 2.9 14.4 0.203
1964-65 25 BAL NBA 80 3301 21.7 .559 .509 8.8 11.2 0.9 12.1 0.175
1965-66 26 TOT NBA 80 3352 19.3 .543 .506 9.8 8.3 1.2 9.5 0.136
1965-66 26 BAL NBA 8 268 17.7 .495 .452 9.3 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.108
1965-66 26 NYK NBA 72 3084 19.4 .548 .512 9.8 7.9 1.0 8.9 0.139
1966-67 27 NYK NBA 79 3010 18.4 .560 .521 9.2 7.4 1.4 8.8 0.140
1967-68 28 NYK NBA 82 2695 19.1 .583 .541 8.3 7.9 3.3 11.1 0.198
1968-69 29 TOT NBA 88 3159 18.0 .555 .510 7.6 7.7 2.6 10.4 0.157
1968-69 29 NYK NBA 35 1136 17.9 .543 .507 9.3 2.5 1.8 4.3 0.181
1968-69 29 DET NBA 53 2023 18.0 .562 .512 6.6 5.2 0.9 6.1 0.144
1969-70 30 TOT NBA 79 2028 16.4 .549 .523 9.2 3.5 1.3 4.9 0.115
1969-70 30 DET NBA 56 1173 16.7 .567 .547 6.5 2.6 0.7 3.3 0.133
1969-70 30 ATL NBA 23 855 16.0 .523 .491 12.9 1.0 0.6 1.6 0.090
1970-71 31 ATL NBA 82 2908 16.5 .535 .493 16.5 10.3 4.6 1.6 6.2 0.102
1971-72 32 ATL NBA 82 3187 19.0 .567 .545 16.1 11.8 7.8 2.5 10.3 0.155
1972-73 33 ATL NBA 74 2802 15.9 .527 .505 16.4 8.3 4.2 2.9 7.1 0.122
1973-74 34 ATL NBA 77 2440 15.2 .521 .486 10.7 20.0 15.3 10.3 0.9 1.0 99 3.2 2.2 5.4 0.107
1974-75 35 NOJ NBA 1 14 16.4 1.042 1.000 0.0 37.0 17.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 97 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.222
Career NBA 1043 38940 19.8 .554 .516 10.6 20.1 16.1 9.4 0.9 1.0 99 103.3 26.7 130.0 0.160

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
1964-65 25 BAL NBA 10 427 74 158 61 92 151 34 38 209 .468 .663 42.7 20.9 15.1 3.4
1966-67 27 NYK NBA 4 157 28 54 17 29 66 12 15 73 .519 .586 39.3 18.3 16.5 3.0
1967-68 28 NYK NBA 6 277 45 107 30 48 96 21 22 120 .421 .625 46.2 20.0 16.0 3.5
1969-70 30 ATL NBA 9 368 59 126 33 46 140 35 32 151 .468 .717 40.9 16.8 15.6 3.9
1970-71 31 ATL NBA 5 216 41 69 22 29 72 10 16 104 .594 .759 43.2 20.8 14.4 2.0
1971-72 32 ATL NBA 6 247 42 86 27 43 82 11 20 111 .488 .628 41.2 18.5 13.7 1.8
1972-73 33 ATL NBA 6 247 34 86 14 31 73 13 17 82 .395 .452 41.2 13.7 12.2 2.2
Career NBA 46 1939 323 686 204 318 680 136 160 850 .471 .642 42.2 18.5 14.8 3.0

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
1964-65 25 BAL NBA 10 427 18.8 .527 .468 11.0 0.9 0.4 1.3 0.143
1966-67 27 NYK NBA 4 157 18.9 .547 .519 10.5 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.167
1967-68 28 NYK NBA 6 277 15.2 .468 .421 10.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.041
1969-70 30 ATL NBA 9 368 17.1 .516 .468 11.9 0.5 0.6 1.1 0.144
1970-71 31 ATL NBA 5 216 21.0 .636 .594 14.9 7.0 0.9 0.2 1.0 0.231
1971-72 32 ATL NBA 6 247 15.9 .529 .488 15.4 6.0 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.089
1972-73 33 ATL NBA 6 247 10.8 .411 .395 13.7 6.4 -0.2 0.3 0.0 0.007
Career NBA 46 1939 16.8 .515 .471 14.7 9.3 2.8 1.9 4.7 0.116

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
1961-62 22 CHP NBA 1 1 29 10 18 .556 3 8 .375 17 1 6 23
1962-63 23 CHZ NBA 1 1 14 1 4 .250 0 2 .000 1 2 3 2
1963-64 24 BAL NBA 1 1 23 4 11 .364 3 5 .600 7 0 3 11
1964-65 25 BAL NBA 1 0 17 4 5 .800 4 4 1.000 5 1 3 12
Career NBA 4 3 83 19 38 .500 10 19 .526 30 4 15 48

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
1958-59 19 INDIANA 22 148 289 86 141 335 382 .512 .610 17.4 15.2
1959-60 20 INDIANA 24 212 396 113 161 324 537 .535 .702 22.4 13.5
1960-61 21 INDIANA 24 195 389 132 204 428 522 .501 .647 21.8 17.8
Career 70 555 1074 331 506 1087 1441 .517 .654 20.6 15.5

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games

1962 NBA
1963 NBA
1964 NBA
1965 NBA

Awards

1961-62 NBA Rookie of the Year

Honors

1960-61 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)

MVP Award Shares

1962-63 NBA 0.002 (11)
Career 0.002 (210)

Games

1962-63 NBA 80 (1)
1963-64 NBA 80 (2)
1964-65 NBA 80 (1)
1965-66 NBA 80 (1)
1967-68 NBA 82 (2)
1968-69 NBA 88 (1)
1970-71 NBA 82 (2)
1971-72 NBA 82 (2)
Career NBA 1043 (75)
Career 1043 (80)

Minutes Played

1961-62 NBA 3344 (5)
1962-63 NBA 3306 (5)
1963-64 NBA 3394 (4)
1964-65 NBA 3301 (3)
1965-66 NBA 3352 (5)
1966-67 NBA 3010 (9)
Career NBA 38940 (27)
Career 38940 (30)

Field Goals

1961-62 NBA 973 (2)
1962-63 NBA 840 (3)
1963-64 NBA 811 (3)
1964-65 NBA 733 (6)
1965-66 NBA 695 (6)
Career NBA 7914 (31)
Career 7914 (35)

Field Goal Attempts

1961-62 NBA 1875 (4)
1962-63 NBA 1595 (4)
1963-64 NBA 1582 (6)
1964-65 NBA 1441 (7)
1965-66 NBA 1373 (9)
Career NBA 15340 (45)
Career 15340 (48)

Field Goal Pct

1961-62 NBA .519 (1)
1962-63 NBA .527 (2)
1963-64 NBA .513 (3)
1964-65 NBA .509 (2)
1965-66 NBA .506 (3)
1966-67 NBA .521 (2)
1967-68 NBA .541 (2)
1968-69 NBA .510 (5)
1971-72 NBA .544 (3)
1972-73 NBA .505 (10)
Career NBA .516 (52)
Career .516 (52)

Free Throws

1961-62 NBA 549 (6)
1962-63 NBA 553 (5)
1963-64 NBA 537 (5)
1964-65 NBA 515 (3)
1965-66 NBA 430 (6)
Career NBA 5113 (26)
Career 5113 (31)

Free Throw Attempts

1961-62 NBA 853 (5)
1962-63 NBA 821 (3)
1963-64 NBA 825 (3)
1964-65 NBA 752 (4)
1965-66 NBA 689 (4)
1966-67 NBA 580 (7)
1968-69 NBA 618 (10)
1972-73 NBA 526 (7)
Career NBA 8088 (14)
Career 8088 (16)

Total Rebounds

1961-62 NBA 1500 (3)
1962-63 NBA 1309 (3)
1963-64 NBA 1361 (4)
1964-65 NBA 1166 (6)
1965-66 NBA 1254 (5)
1966-67 NBA 1064 (8)
1967-68 NBA 961 (10)
1968-69 NBA 1101 (9)
Career NBA 14241 (9)
Career 14241 (10)

Personal Fouls

1962-63 NBA 283 (10)
1963-64 NBA 300 (4)
1965-66 NBA 294 (10)
1968-69 NBA 320 (4)
Career NBA 3536 (22)
Career 3536 (24)

Points

1961-62 NBA 2495 (2)
1962-63 NBA 2233 (5)
1963-64 NBA 2159 (4)
1964-65 NBA 1981 (6)
1965-66 NBA 1820 (5)
Career NBA 20941 (29)
Career 20941 (34)

Minutes Per Game

1961-62 NBA 42.3 (5)
1962-63 NBA 41.3 (5)
1963-64 NBA 42.4 (4)
1964-65 NBA 41.3 (7)
1965-66 NBA 41.9 (5)
Career NBA 37.3 (23)
Career 37.3 (24)

Points Per Game

1961-62 NBA 31.6 (2)
1962-63 NBA 27.9 (5)
1963-64 NBA 27.0 (5)
1964-65 NBA 24.8 (6)
1965-66 NBA 22.8 (7)
Career NBA 20.1 (56)
Career 20.1 (59)

Rebounds Per Game

1961-62 NBA 19.0 (3)
1962-63 NBA 16.4 (3)
1963-64 NBA 17.0 (4)
1964-65 NBA 14.6 (6)
1965-66 NBA 15.7 (5)
1966-67 NBA 13.5 (7)
1967-68 NBA 11.7 (10)
1972-73 NBA 13.0 (8)
Career NBA 13.7 (7)
Career 13.7 (8)

Player Efficiency Rating

1961-62 NBA 26.3 (3)
1962-63 NBA 24.9 (4)
1963-64 NBA 23.3 (5)
1964-65 NBA 21.7 (4)
1965-66 NBA 19.3 (6)
1967-68 NBA 19.1 (9)
Career NBA 19.8 (66)
Career 19.8 (71)

True Shooting Pct

1961-62 NBA .554 (1)
1962-63 NBA .571 (4)
1963-64 NBA .555 (5)
1964-65 NBA .559 (4)
1965-66 NBA .543 (6)
1966-67 NBA .560 (3)
1967-68 NBA .583 (3)
1968-69 NBA .555 (7)
1971-72 NBA .567 (9)

Effective Field Goal Pct

1961-62 NBA .519 (1)
1962-63 NBA .527 (2)
1963-64 NBA .513 (3)
1964-65 NBA .509 (2)
1965-66 NBA .506 (3)
1966-67 NBA .521 (2)
1967-68 NBA .541 (2)
1968-69 NBA .510 (5)
1971-72 NBA .545 (3)
1972-73 NBA .505 (10)
Career NBA .516 (89)
Career .516 (89)

Offensive Rebound Pct

1973-74 NBA 10.7 (7)

Total Rebound Pct

1970-71 NBA 16.5 (10)

Offensive Win Shares

1961-62 NBA 13.4 (2)
1962-63 NBA 12.6 (3)
1963-64 NBA 11.4 (4)
1964-65 NBA 11.2 (3)
1965-66 NBA 8.3 (4)
1966-67 NBA 7.4 (6)
1967-68 NBA 7.9 (6)
1968-69 NBA 7.7 (9)
1971-72 NBA 7.8 (9)
Career NBA 103.3 (16)
Career 103.3 (19)

Win Shares

1961-62 NBA 16.3 (2)
1962-63 NBA 13.7 (6)
1963-64 NBA 14.4 (5)
1964-65 NBA 12.1 (6)
1965-66 NBA 9.5 (9)
1966-67 NBA 8.8 (9)
1967-68 NBA 11.1 (5)
1968-69 NBA 10.4 (10)
Career NBA 130.0 (27)
Career 130.0 (30)

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1961-62 NBA 0.233 (2)
1962-63 NBA 0.199 (6)
1963-64 NBA 0.203 (6)
1964-65 NBA 0.175 (8)
1967-68 NBA 0.198 (3)
Career NBA 0.160 (63)
Career 0.160 (67)

Hall of Fame Probability

Career 0.671 (86)
   

Transactions

March 27, 1961: Drafted by the Chicago Packers in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft.

November 2, 1965: Traded by the Baltimore Bullets to the New York Knickerbockers for Jim Barnes, Johnny Egan, Johnny Green and cash.

December 19, 1968: Traded by the New York Knickerbockers with Howard Komives to the Detroit Pistons for Dave DeBusschere.

February 1, 1970: Traded by the Detroit Pistons to the Atlanta Hawks for John Arthurs.

May 20, 1974: Drafted by the New Orleans Jazz from the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA expansion draft.

October 18, 1974: Waived by the New Orleans Jazz.

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