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Darryl Dawkins

Darryl Dawkins (Chocolate Thunder, Double D)

Position: Center
Height: 6-11    Weight: 251 lbs.
Born: January 11, 1957 in Orlando, Florida
High School: Maynard Evans in Orlando, Florida

Drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1st round (5th pick, 5th overall) of the 1975 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
1975-76 19 PHI NBA 37 165 41 82 .500 8 24 .333 15 34 49 3 2 9 40 90
1976-77 20 PHI NBA 59 684 135 215 .628 40 79 .506 59 171 230 24 12 49 129 310
1977-78 21 PHI NBA 70 1722 332 577 .575 156 220 .709 117 438 555 85 34 125 123 268 820
1978-79 22 PHI NBA 78 2035 430 831 .517 158 235 .672 123 508 631 128 32 143 197 295 1018
1979-80 23 PHI NBA 80 2541 494 946 .522 0 6 .000 190 291 .653 197 496 693 149 49 142 230 328 1178
1980-81 24 PHI NBA 76 2088 423 697 .607 0 0 219 304 .720 106 439 545 109 38 112 220 316 1065
1981-82 25 PHI NBA 48 36 1124 207 367 .564 0 2 .000 114 164 .695 68 237 305 55 19 55 96 193 528
1982-83 26 NJN NBA 81 81 2093 401 669 .599 0 0 166 257 .646 127 293 420 114 67 152 281 379 968
1983-84 27 NJN NBA 81 80 2417 507 855 .593 2 5 .400 341 464 .735 159 382 541 123 60 136 231 386 1357
1984-85 28 NJN NBA 39 30 972 192 339 .566 0 1 .000 143 201 .711 55 126 181 45 14 35 93 171 527
1985-86 29 NJN NBA 51 3 1207 284 441 .644 0 1 .000 210 297 .707 85 166 251 77 16 59 124 227 778
1986-87 30 NJN NBA 6 2 106 20 32 .625 0 0 17 24 .708 9 10 19 2 2 3 15 25 57
1987-88 31 TOT NBA 6 0 33 2 9 .222 0 0 6 15 .400 2 3 5 2 0 2 7 14 10
1987-88 31 UTA NBA 4 0 26 1 7 .143 0 0 4 12 .333 2 3 5 1 0 1 4 10 6
1987-88 31 DET NBA 2 0 7 1 2 .500 0 0 2 3 .667 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 4 4
1988-89 32 DET NBA 14 0 48 9 19 .474 0 0 9 18 .500 3 4 7 1 0 1 4 13 27
Career NBA 726 232 17235 3477 6079 .572 2 15 .133 1777 2593 .685 1125 3307 4432 917 345 1023 1621 2784 8733

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
1975-76 19 PHI NBA 37 4.5 1.1 2.2 .500 0.2 0.6 .333 0.4 0.9 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 1.1 2.4
1976-77 20 PHI NBA 59 11.6 2.3 3.6 .628 0.7 1.3 .506 1.0 2.9 3.9 0.4 0.2 0.8 2.2 5.3
1977-78 21 PHI NBA 70 24.6 4.7 8.2 .575 2.2 3.1 .709 1.7 6.3 7.9 1.2 0.5 1.8 1.8 3.8 11.7
1978-79 22 PHI NBA 78 26.1 5.5 10.7 .517 2.0 3.0 .672 1.6 6.5 8.1 1.6 0.4 1.8 2.5 3.8 13.1
1979-80 23 PHI NBA 80 31.8 6.2 11.8 .522 0.0 0.1 .000 2.4 3.6 .653 2.5 6.2 8.7 1.9 0.6 1.8 2.9 4.1 14.7
1980-81 24 PHI NBA 76 27.5 5.6 9.2 .607 0.0 0.0 2.9 4.0 .720 1.4 5.8 7.2 1.4 0.5 1.5 2.9 4.2 14.0
1981-82 25 PHI NBA 48 36 23.4 4.3 7.6 .564 0.0 0.0 .000 2.4 3.4 .695 1.4 4.9 6.4 1.1 0.4 1.1 2.0 4.0 11.0
1982-83 26 NJN NBA 81 81 25.8 5.0 8.3 .599 0.0 0.0 2.0 3.2 .646 1.6 3.6 5.2 1.4 0.8 1.9 3.5 4.7 12.0
1983-84 27 NJN NBA 81 80 29.8 6.3 10.6 .593 0.0 0.1 .400 4.2 5.7 .735 2.0 4.7 6.7 1.5 0.7 1.7 2.9 4.8 16.8
1984-85 28 NJN NBA 39 30 24.9 4.9 8.7 .566 0.0 0.0 .000 3.7 5.2 .711 1.4 3.2 4.6 1.2 0.4 0.9 2.4 4.4 13.5
1985-86 29 NJN NBA 51 3 23.7 5.6 8.6 .644 0.0 0.0 .000 4.1 5.8 .707 1.7 3.3 4.9 1.5 0.3 1.2 2.4 4.5 15.3
1986-87 30 NJN NBA 6 2 17.7 3.3 5.3 .625 0.0 0.0 2.8 4.0 .708 1.5 1.7 3.2 0.3 0.3 0.5 2.5 4.2 9.5
1987-88 31 TOT NBA 6 0 5.5 0.3 1.5 .222 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.5 .400 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.3 1.2 2.3 1.7
1987-88 31 UTA NBA 4 0 6.5 0.3 1.8 .143 0.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 .333 0.5 0.8 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 1.0 2.5 1.5
1987-88 31 DET NBA 2 0 3.5 0.5 1.0 .500 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.5 .667 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 1.5 2.0 2.0
1988-89 32 DET NBA 14 0 3.4 0.6 1.4 .474 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.3 .500 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.9 1.9
Career NBA 726 232 23.7 4.8 8.4 .572 0.0 0.0 .133 2.4 3.6 .685 1.5 4.6 6.1 1.3 0.5 1.4 2.6 3.8 12.0

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
1975-76 19 PHI NBA 37 165 8.9 17.9 .500 1.7 5.2 .333 3.3 7.4 10.7 0.7 0.4 2.0 8.7 19.6
1976-77 20 PHI NBA 59 684 7.1 11.3 .628 2.1 4.2 .506 3.1 9.0 12.1 1.3 0.6 2.6 6.8 16.3
1977-78 21 PHI NBA 70 1722 6.9 12.1 .575 3.3 4.6 .709 2.4 9.2 11.6 1.8 0.7 2.6 2.6 5.6 17.1
1978-79 22 PHI NBA 78 2035 7.6 14.7 .517 2.8 4.2 .672 2.2 9.0 11.2 2.3 0.6 2.5 3.5 5.2 18.0
1979-80 23 PHI NBA 80 2541 7.0 13.4 .522 0.0 0.1 .000 2.7 4.1 .653 2.8 7.0 9.8 2.1 0.7 2.0 3.3 4.6 16.7
1980-81 24 PHI NBA 76 2088 7.3 12.0 .607 0.0 0.0 3.8 5.2 .720 1.8 7.6 9.4 1.9 0.7 1.9 3.8 5.4 18.4
1981-82 25 PHI NBA 48 36 1124 6.6 11.8 .564 0.0 0.1 .000 3.7 5.3 .695 2.2 7.6 9.8 1.8 0.6 1.8 3.1 6.2 16.9
1982-83 26 NJN NBA 81 81 2093 6.9 11.5 .599 0.0 0.0 2.9 4.4 .646 2.2 5.0 7.2 2.0 1.2 2.6 4.8 6.5 16.6
1983-84 27 NJN NBA 81 80 2417 7.6 12.7 .593 0.0 0.1 .400 5.1 6.9 .735 2.4 5.7 8.1 1.8 0.9 2.0 3.4 5.7 20.2
1984-85 28 NJN NBA 39 30 972 7.1 12.6 .566 0.0 0.0 .000 5.3 7.4 .711 2.0 4.7 6.7 1.7 0.5 1.3 3.4 6.3 19.5
1985-86 29 NJN NBA 51 3 1207 8.5 13.2 .644 0.0 0.0 .000 6.3 8.9 .707 2.5 5.0 7.5 2.3 0.5 1.8 3.7 6.8 23.2
1986-87 30 NJN NBA 6 2 106 6.8 10.9 .625 0.0 0.0 5.8 8.2 .708 3.1 3.4 6.5 0.7 0.7 1.0 5.1 8.5 19.4
1987-88 31 TOT NBA 6 0 33 2.2 9.8 .222 0.0 0.0 6.5 16.4 .400 2.2 3.3 5.5 2.2 0.0 2.2 7.6 15.3 10.9
1987-88 31 UTA NBA 4 0 26 1.4 9.7 .143 0.0 0.0 5.5 16.6 .333 2.8 4.2 6.9 1.4 0.0 1.4 5.5 13.8 8.3
1987-88 31 DET NBA 2 0 7 5.1 10.3 .500 0.0 0.0 10.3 15.4 .667 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0 5.1 15.4 20.6 20.6
1988-89 32 DET NBA 14 0 48 6.8 14.2 .474 0.0 0.0 6.8 13.5 .500 2.3 3.0 5.2 0.7 0.0 0.7 3.0 9.7 20.3
Career NBA 726 232 17235 7.3 12.7 .572 0.0 0.0 .133 3.7 5.4 .685 2.3 6.9 9.3 1.9 0.7 2.1 3.6 5.8 18.2

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
1975-76 19 PHI NBA 37 165 14.3 .486 .500 8.8 19.9 14.3 2.9 0.5 2.8 97 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.041
1976-77 20 PHI NBA 59 684 16.5 .621 .628 9.1 23.7 16.8 5.1 0.8 3.6 94 0.9 1.2 2.1 0.150
1977-78 21 PHI NBA 70 1722 18.0 .608 .575 7.1 24.9 16.3 6.8 0.9 3.7 15.4 17.5 112 97 3.6 2.7 6.4 0.178
1978-79 22 PHI NBA 78 2035 15.6 .545 .517 6.6 24.9 16.1 9.1 0.7 3.6 17.4 21.7 98 97 0.8 3.8 4.6 0.108
1979-80 23 PHI NBA 80 2541 14.6 .548 .522 8.7 19.6 14.5 8.5 0.9 3.0 17.6 20.5 101 100 1.3 4.3 5.7 0.107
1980-81 24 PHI NBA 76 2088 15.9 .641 .607 6.0 21.4 14.2 7.3 0.8 3.0 20.9 20.3 106 98 2.2 4.1 6.3 0.145
1981-82 25 PHI NBA 48 1124 15.0 .601 .564 7.1 22.8 15.3 6.7 0.8 2.8 17.9 19.8 107 102 1.1 1.8 2.9 0.122
1982-83 26 NJN NBA 81 2093 13.2 .619 .599 6.9 15.6 11.3 7.8 1.5 4.2 26.4 20.0 96 98 0.0 4.0 4.0 0.092
1983-84 27 NJN NBA 81 2417 17.6 .641 .594 7.4 18.4 12.8 7.2 1.2 3.3 17.9 21.2 113 104 4.3 3.6 7.9 0.156
1984-85 28 NJN NBA 39 972 14.5 .616 .566 6.1 15.0 10.4 6.4 0.7 2.1 17.9 21.6 109 109 1.2 0.9 2.1 0.104
1985-86 29 NJN NBA 51 1207 19.5 .680 .644 7.9 15.5 11.6 9.7 0.6 2.8 17.8 23.0 118 107 3.1 1.3 4.4 0.175
1986-87 30 NJN NBA 6 106 11.5 .670 .625 9.6 10.6 10.1 2.9 0.9 1.7 26.1 21.9 103 112 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.048
1987-88 31 TOT NBA 6 33 -9.5 .321 .222 6.8 9.4 8.1 7.7 0.0 3.5 31.0 28.1 55 106 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.313
1987-88 31 UTA NBA 4 26 -10.6 .244 .143 8.6 11.9 10.3 4.5 0.0 2.2 24.6 25.6 50 107 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.314
1987-88 31 DET NBA 2 7 -5.7 .602 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 19.5 0.0 8.4 47.5 37.5 68 106 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.307
1988-89 32 DET NBA 14 48 8.2 .501 .474 7.4 9.0 8.2 3.1 0.0 1.3 12.9 27.6 97 109 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.027
Career NBA 726 17235 15.8 .605 .572 7.3 20.0 13.9 7.6 0.9 3.3 19.1 20.6 106 100 18.3 28.0 46.4 0.129

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
1976-77 20 PHI NBA 18 331 50 95 31 47 9 98 17 8 18 46 131 .526 .660 18.4 7.3 5.4 0.9
1977-78 21 PHI NBA 10 180 27 53 9 17 6 57 10 3 15 14 34 63 .509 .529 18.0 6.3 5.7 1.0
1978-79 22 PHI NBA 9 255 56 106 32 47 21 82 12 2 16 17 42 144 .528 .681 28.3 16.0 9.1 1.3
1979-80 23 PHI NBA 18 607 126 238 0 3 60 93 44 137 33 13 42 46 75 312 .529 .000 .645 33.7 17.3 7.6 1.8
1980-81 24 PHI NBA 16 421 86 153 0 0 49 68 28 98 14 3 16 36 71 221 .562 .721 26.3 13.8 6.1 0.9
1981-82 25 PHI NBA 21 460 99 178 0 0 33 50 23 98 11 7 35 38 94 231 .556 .660 21.9 11.0 4.7 0.5
1982-83 26 NJN NBA 2 59 17 22 0 1 2 2 2 10 2 4 5 8 7 36 .773 .000 1.000 29.5 18.0 5.0 1.0
1983-84 27 NJN NBA 11 340 66 118 0 3 70 83 22 68 13 5 10 32 52 202 .559 .000 .843 30.9 18.4 6.2 1.2
1984-85 28 NJN NBA 3 64 11 23 0 0 3 4 4 14 4 2 6 7 13 25 .478 .750 21.3 8.3 4.7 1.3
1985-86 29 NJN NBA 1 17 4 6 0 0 2 3 1 3 3 0 2 2 4 10 .667 .667 17.0 10.0 3.0 3.0
Career NBA 109 2734 542 992 0 7 291 414 160 665 119 47 165 200 438 1375 .546 .000 .703 25.1 12.6 6.1 1.1

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
1976-77 20 PHI NBA 18 331 14.4 .566 .526 2.8 27.0 15.1 7.1 1.1 2.8 96 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.115
1977-78 21 PHI NBA 10 180 11.9 .521 .509 3.5 24.8 15.2 7.4 0.7 4.0 18.8 15.6 93 94 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.097
1978-79 22 PHI NBA 9 255 18.7 .568 .528 9.0 23.8 16.7 6.6 0.4 3.2 11.8 21.8 112 101 0.6 0.3 0.9 0.171
1979-80 23 PHI NBA 18 607 17.2 .559 .529 8.2 16.1 12.3 8.8 1.0 4.0 14.2 22.6 105 101 0.7 0.9 1.6 0.125
1980-81 24 PHI NBA 16 421 15.5 .604 .562 7.9 17.9 13.2 5.3 0.3 2.1 16.4 21.9 108 107 0.7 0.3 1.0 0.112
1981-82 25 PHI NBA 21 460 14.3 .578 .556 5.8 17.7 12.0 3.7 0.7 4.4 16.0 21.7 102 104 0.3 0.6 0.9 0.090
1982-83 26 NJN NBA 2 59 22.5 .787 .773 3.7 16.5 9.8 5.8 3.3 5.1 25.9 21.4 109 107 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.109
1983-84 27 NJN NBA 11 340 17.8 .654 .559 6.8 16.7 11.3 6.5 0.7 1.9 17.2 22.3 118 104 0.8 0.6 1.3 0.190
1984-85 28 NJN NBA 3 64 10.1 .505 .478 6.6 16.2 11.5 8.2 1.4 5.0 22.0 20.0 88 111 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.032
1985-86 29 NJN NBA 1 17 20.6 .683 .667 6.5 15.3 10.5 30.2 0.0 7.4 21.5 22.4 118 116 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.125
Career NBA 109 2734 15.9 .586 .546 6.6 19.3 13.1 6.7 0.8 3.4 15.9 21.5 107 102 3.2 3.8 7.0 0.123

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Field Goal Pct

1977-78 NBA .575 (2)
1980-81 NBA .607 (2)
1982-83 NBA .599 (3)
1983-84 NBA .593 (4)
Career NBA .572 (6)
Career .572 (6)

Blocks

1979-80 NBA 142 (9)
Career NBA 1023 (77)
Career 1023 (80)

Turnovers

1982-83 NBA 281 (7)

Personal Fouls

1979-80 NBA 328 (1)
1980-81 NBA 316 (7)
1982-83 NBA 379 (1)
1983-84 NBA 386 (1)
Career NBA 2784 (97)

Blocks Per Game

Career NBA 1.4 (55)
Career 1.4 (56)

True Shooting Pct

1977-78 NBA .609 (2)
1980-81 NBA .641 (3)
1982-83 NBA .619 (5)
1983-84 NBA .641 (4)
1985-86 NBA .680 (1)
Career NBA .605 (12)
Career .605 (13)

Effective Field Goal Pct

1977-78 NBA .575 (2)
1980-81 NBA .607 (2)
1982-83 NBA .599 (3)
1983-84 NBA .594 (4)
Career NBA .572 (6)
Career .572 (6)

Defensive Rebound Pct

1978-79 NBA 24.9 (9)

Block Pct

1977-78 NBA 3.7 (9)
1978-79 NBA 3.6 (10)
1982-83 NBA 4.2 (9)
Career NBA 3.3 (45)
Career 3.3 (47)

Offensive Rating

1977-78 NBA 112.4 (6)

Defensive Rating

1978-79 NBA 97.2 (5)
1980-81 NBA 98.0 (6)
1982-83 NBA 97.7 (9)
Career NBA 100.2 (50)
Career 100.2 (51)

Hall of Fame Probability

Career 0.000 (598)

Transactions

May 29, 1975: Drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1975 NBA Draft.

August 27, 1982: Traded by the Philadelphia 76ers to the New Jersey Nets for a 1983 1st round draft pick (Leo Rautins).

October 8, 1987: Traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers with Melvin Turpin to the Utah Jazz for Kent Benson and Dell Curry.

October 8, 1987: Traded by the New Jersey Nets with James Bailey to the Cleveland Cavaliers for John Bagley and Keith Lee.

November 26, 1987: Traded by the Utah Jazz to the Detroit Pistons for cash, a 1988 2nd round draft pick (Jeff Moe) and a 1990 2nd round draft pick (Phil Henderson).

February 23, 1989: Waived by the Detroit Pistons.

Salaries

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Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 New Jersey Nets NBA $808,000
1988-89 Detroit Pistons NBA $300,000
Career (may be incomplete) $1,108,000

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