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Jack Givens

Jack Givens (Goose)

Position: Forward-Guard
Height: 6-5    Weight: 205 lbs.
Born: September 21, 1956 in Lexington, Kentucky
High School: Bryan Station in Lexington, Kentucky
College: University of Kentucky

Drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1st round (16th pick, 16th overall) of the 1978 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
1978-79 22 ATL NBA 74 1347 234 564 .415 102 135 .756 98 116 214 83 72 17 75 121 570
1979-80 23 ATL NBA 82 1254 182 473 .385 0 2 .000 106 128 .828 114 128 242 59 51 19 59 132 470
Career NBA 156 2601 416 1037 .401 0 2 .000 208 263 .791 212 244 456 142 123 36 134 253 1040

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
1978-79 22 ATL NBA 74 18.2 3.2 7.6 .415 1.4 1.8 .756 1.3 1.6 2.9 1.1 1.0 0.2 1.0 1.6 7.7
1979-80 23 ATL NBA 82 15.3 2.2 5.8 .385 0.0 0.0 .000 1.3 1.6 .828 1.4 1.6 3.0 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.7 1.6 5.7
Career NBA 156 16.7 2.7 6.6 .401 0.0 0.0 .000 1.3 1.7 .791 1.4 1.6 2.9 0.9 0.8 0.2 0.9 1.6 6.7

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
1978-79 22 ATL NBA 74 1347 6.3 15.1 .415 2.7 3.6 .756 2.6 3.1 5.7 2.2 1.9 0.5 2.0 3.2 15.2
1979-80 23 ATL NBA 82 1254 5.2 13.6 .385 0.0 0.1 .000 3.0 3.7 .828 3.3 3.7 6.9 1.7 1.5 0.5 1.7 3.8 13.5
Career NBA 156 2601 5.8 14.4 .401 0.0 0.1 .000 2.9 3.6 .791 2.9 3.4 6.3 2.0 1.7 0.5 1.9 3.5 14.4

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
1978-79 22 ATL NBA 74 1347 13.0 .457 .415 7.6 9.7 8.6 8.7 2.5 0.7 10.7 20.5 100 104 0.7 1.4 2.1 0.074
1979-80 23 ATL NBA 82 1254 11.5 .444 .385 9.7 11.0 10.4 6.9 2.0 0.9 10.0 19.2 101 103 0.6 1.6 2.2 0.084
Career NBA 156 2601 12.3 .451 .401 8.6 10.3 9.4 7.8 2.2 0.8 10.4 19.9 100 104 1.2 3.0 4.3 0.079

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
1978-79 22 ATL NBA 9 81 10 30 3 3 7 21 3 1 2 5 9 23 .333 1.000 9.0 2.6 2.3 0.3
1979-80 23 ATL NBA 4 36 3 14 0 0 0 0 1 5 3 2 0 3 7 6 .214 9.0 1.5 1.3 0.8
Career NBA 13 117 13 44 0 0 3 3 8 26 6 3 2 8 16 29 .295 1.000 9.0 2.2 2.0 0.5

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
1978-79 22 ATL NBA 9 81 7.5 .367 .333 9.3 16.2 13.0 5.2 0.6 1.3 13.8 18.9 83 104 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.017
1979-80 23 ATL NBA 4 36 -2.5 .214 .214 2.9 13.1 7.7 12.3 2.8 0.0 17.6 20.3 51 106 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.213
Career NBA 13 117 4.4 .320 .295 7.3 15.3 11.4 7.4 1.3 0.9 15.0 19.3 73 104 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.077

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
1974-75 18 KENTUCKY 31 598 126 255 40 54 152 292 .494 .741 19.3 9.4 4.9
1975-76 19 KENTUCKY 30 1068 243 494 116 140 216 602 .492 .829 35.6 20.1 7.2
1976-77 20 KENTUCKY 30 1032 236 459 94 113 208 566 .514 .832 34.4 18.9 6.9
1977-78 21 KENTUCKY 32 1028 238 430 102 134 217 578 .553 .761 32.1 18.1 6.8
Career 123 3726 843 1638 352 441 793 2038 .515 .798 30.3 16.6 6.4

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Awards

1977-78 NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player

Honors

1977-78 NCAA AP All-America (2nd)

Games

1979-80 NBA 82 (2)

Transactions

August 5, 1976: Traded by the Los Angeles Lakers (as a 1978 1st round draft pick) with a 1977 2nd round draft pick (Essie Hollis) to the New Orleans Jazz for a 1977 1st round draft pick (Kenny Carr), a 1978 1st round draft pick (Freeman Williams), a 1979 1st round draft pick (Magic Johnson) and a 1980 2nd round draft pick (Sam Worthen). This exchange was arranged as compensation for Utah signing veteran free agent Gail Goodrich on 1976-07-19.

October 13, 1977: Traded by the New Orleans Jazz (as a 1978 1st round draft pick) to the Atlanta Hawks for Joe Meriweather.

June 9, 1978: Drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1st round (16th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

May 28, 1980: Drafted by the Dallas Mavericks from the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA expansion draft.

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