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Spencer Haywood

Spencer Haywood

Position: Forward-Center
Height: 6-8    Weight: 225 lbs.
Born: April 22, 1949 in Silver City, Mississippi
High School: Pershing in Detroit, Michigan
College: University of Detroit Mercy

Drafted by the Buffalo Braves in the 2nd round (13th pick, 30th overall) of the 1971 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
1969-70 20 DNR ABA 84 3808 986 1998 .493 0 11 .000 547 705 .776 533 1104 1637 190 253 221 2519
1970-71 21 SEA NBA 33 1162 260 579 .449 160 218 .734 396 48 84 680
1971-72 22 SEA NBA 73 3167 717 1557 .461 480 586 .819 926 148 208 1914
1972-73 23 SEA NBA 77 3259 889 1868 .476 473 564 .839 995 196 213 2251
1973-74 24 SEA NBA 75 3039 694 1520 .457 373 458 .814 318 689 1007 240 65 106 198 1761
1974-75 25 SEA NBA 68 2529 608 1325 .459 309 381 .811 198 432 630 137 54 108 173 1525
1975-76 26 NYK NBA 78 2892 605 1360 .445 339 448 .757 234 644 878 92 53 80 255 1549
1976-77 27 NYK NBA 31 1021 202 449 .450 109 131 .832 77 203 280 50 14 29 72 513
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 67 1765 412 852 .484 96 135 .711 141 301 442 126 37 72 140 188 920
1978-79 29 TOT NBA 68 2361 595 1205 .494 231 292 .791 172 361 533 127 40 82 200 236 1421
1978-79 29 NYK NBA 34 1023 249 509 .489 107 146 .733 66 140 206 56 10 29 87 108 605
1978-79 29 NOJ NBA 34 1338 346 696 .497 124 146 .849 106 221 327 71 30 53 113 128 816
1979-80 30 LAL NBA 76 1544 288 591 .487 1 4 .250 159 206 .772 132 214 346 93 35 57 134 197 736
1981-82 32 WSB NBA 76 63 2086 395 829 .476 0 3 .000 219 260 .842 144 278 422 64 45 68 175 249 1009
1982-83 33 WSB NBA 38 25 775 125 312 .401 0 1 .000 63 87 .724 77 106 183 30 12 27 67 94 313
Career TOT 844 88 29408 6776 14445 .469 1 19 .053 3558 4471 .796 2026 4332 8675 1541 355 629 969 2388 17111
NBA 760 88 25600 5790 12447 .465 1 8 .125 3011 3766 .800 1493 3228 7038 1351 355 629 716 2167 14592
ABA 84 3808 986 1998 .493 0 11 .000 547 705 .776 533 1104 1637 190 253 221 2519

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
1969-70 20 DNR ABA 84 45.3 11.7 23.8 .493 0.0 0.1 .000 6.5 8.4 .776 6.3 13.1 19.5 2.3 3.0 2.6 30.0
1970-71 21 SEA NBA 33 35.2 7.9 17.5 .449 4.8 6.6 .734 12.0 1.5 2.5 20.6
1971-72 22 SEA NBA 73 43.4 9.8 21.3 .461 6.6 8.0 .819 12.7 2.0 2.8 26.2
1972-73 23 SEA NBA 77 42.3 11.5 24.3 .476 6.1 7.3 .839 12.9 2.5 2.8 29.2
1973-74 24 SEA NBA 75 40.5 9.3 20.3 .457 5.0 6.1 .814 4.2 9.2 13.4 3.2 0.9 1.4 2.6 23.5
1974-75 25 SEA NBA 68 37.2 8.9 19.5 .459 4.5 5.6 .811 2.9 6.4 9.3 2.0 0.8 1.6 2.5 22.4
1975-76 26 NYK NBA 78 37.1 7.8 17.4 .445 4.3 5.7 .757 3.0 8.3 11.3 1.2 0.7 1.0 3.3 19.9
1976-77 27 NYK NBA 31 32.9 6.5 14.5 .450 3.5 4.2 .832 2.5 6.5 9.0 1.6 0.5 0.9 2.3 16.5
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 67 26.3 6.1 12.7 .484 1.4 2.0 .711 2.1 4.5 6.6 1.9 0.6 1.1 2.1 2.8 13.7
1978-79 29 TOT NBA 68 34.7 8.8 17.7 .494 3.4 4.3 .791 2.5 5.3 7.8 1.9 0.6 1.2 2.9 3.5 20.9
1978-79 29 NYK NBA 34 30.1 7.3 15.0 .489 3.1 4.3 .733 1.9 4.1 6.1 1.6 0.3 0.9 2.6 3.2 17.8
1978-79 29 NOJ NBA 34 39.4 10.2 20.5 .497 3.6 4.3 .849 3.1 6.5 9.6 2.1 0.9 1.6 3.3 3.8 24.0
1979-80 30 LAL NBA 76 20.3 3.8 7.8 .487 0.0 0.1 .250 2.1 2.7 .772 1.7 2.8 4.6 1.2 0.5 0.8 1.8 2.6 9.7
1981-82 32 WSB NBA 76 63 27.4 5.2 10.9 .476 0.0 0.0 .000 2.9 3.4 .842 1.9 3.7 5.6 0.8 0.6 0.9 2.3 3.3 13.3
1982-83 33 WSB NBA 38 25 20.4 3.3 8.2 .401 0.0 0.0 .000 1.7 2.3 .724 2.0 2.8 4.8 0.8 0.3 0.7 1.8 2.5 8.2
Career TOT 844 88 34.8 8.0 17.1 .469 0.0 0.1 .053 4.2 5.3 .796 3.1 6.6 10.3 1.8 0.6 1.1 2.4 2.8 20.3
NBA 760 88 33.7 7.6 16.4 .465 0.0 0.0 .125 4.0 5.0 .800 2.6 5.6 9.3 1.8 0.6 1.1 2.2 2.9 19.2
ABA 84 45.3 11.7 23.8 .493 0.0 0.1 .000 6.5 8.4 .776 6.3 13.1 19.5 2.3 3.0 2.6 30.0

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
1969-70 20 DNR ABA 84 3808 9.3 18.9 .493 0.0 0.1 .000 5.2 6.7 .776 5.0 10.4 15.5 1.8 2.4 2.1 23.8
1970-71 21 SEA NBA 33 1162 8.1 17.9 .449 5.0 6.8 .734 12.3 1.5 2.6 21.1
1971-72 22 SEA NBA 73 3167 8.2 17.7 .461 5.5 6.7 .819 10.5 1.7 2.4 21.8
1972-73 23 SEA NBA 77 3259 9.8 20.6 .476 5.2 6.2 .839 11.0 2.2 2.4 24.9
1973-74 24 SEA NBA 75 3039 8.2 18.0 .457 4.4 5.4 .814 3.8 8.2 11.9 2.8 0.8 1.3 2.3 20.9
1974-75 25 SEA NBA 68 2529 8.7 18.9 .459 4.4 5.4 .811 2.8 6.1 9.0 2.0 0.8 1.5 2.5 21.7
1975-76 26 NYK NBA 78 2892 7.5 16.9 .445 4.2 5.6 .757 2.9 8.0 10.9 1.1 0.7 1.0 3.2 19.3
1976-77 27 NYK NBA 31 1021 7.1 15.8 .450 3.8 4.6 .832 2.7 7.2 9.9 1.8 0.5 1.0 2.5 18.1
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 67 1765 8.4 17.4 .484 2.0 2.8 .711 2.9 6.1 9.0 2.6 0.8 1.5 2.9 3.8 18.8
1978-79 29 TOT NBA 68 2361 9.1 18.4 .494 3.5 4.5 .791 2.6 5.5 8.1 1.9 0.6 1.3 3.0 3.6 21.7
1978-79 29 NYK NBA 34 1023 8.8 17.9 .489 3.8 5.1 .733 2.3 4.9 7.2 2.0 0.4 1.0 3.1 3.8 21.3
1978-79 29 NOJ NBA 34 1338 9.3 18.7 .497 3.3 3.9 .849 2.9 5.9 8.8 1.9 0.8 1.4 3.0 3.4 22.0
1979-80 30 LAL NBA 76 1544 6.7 13.8 .487 0.0 0.1 .250 3.7 4.8 .772 3.1 5.0 8.1 2.2 0.8 1.3 3.1 4.6 17.2
1981-82 32 WSB NBA 76 63 2086 6.8 14.3 .476 0.0 0.1 .000 3.8 4.5 .842 2.5 4.8 7.3 1.1 0.8 1.2 3.0 4.3 17.4
1982-83 33 WSB NBA 38 25 775 5.8 14.5 .401 0.0 0.0 .000 2.9 4.0 .724 3.6 4.9 8.5 1.4 0.6 1.3 3.1 4.4 14.5
Career TOT 844 88 29408 8.3 17.7 .469 0.0 0.1 .053 4.4 5.5 .796 3.3 7.1 10.6 1.9 0.7 1.3 2.8 2.9 20.9
NBA 760 88 25600 8.1 17.5 .465 0.0 0.1 .125 4.2 5.3 .800 3.0 6.5 9.9 1.9 0.7 1.3 3.0 3.0 20.5
ABA 84 3808 9.3 18.9 .493 0.0 0.1 .000 5.2 6.7 .776 5.0 10.4 15.5 1.8 2.4 2.1 23.8

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
1969-70 20 DNR ABA 84 3808 28.0 .546 .493 18.8 7.6 9.9 24.9 9.6 7.5 17.1 0.216
1970-71 21 SEA NBA 33 1162 18.0 .504 .449 15.6 5.9 1.5 0.7 2.2 0.091
1971-72 22 SEA NBA 73 3167 19.7 .527 .461 13.9 7.2 6.3 2.4 8.7 0.131
1972-73 23 SEA NBA 77 3259 22.7 .532 .476 14.5 10.0 8.8 1.4 10.2 0.150
1973-74 24 SEA NBA 75 3039 19.4 .511 .457 9.7 23.1 16.1 11.6 0.9 1.8 97 6.2 3.5 9.7 0.153
1974-75 25 SEA NBA 68 2529 19.0 .511 .459 8.0 17.6 12.8 8.5 1.0 2.2 98 4.6 2.6 7.3 0.138
1975-76 26 NYK NBA 78 2892 17.2 .497 .445 8.2 23.3 15.6 4.8 0.8 1.5 97 3.5 3.4 6.8 0.114
1976-77 27 NYK NBA 31 1021 15.6 .506 .450 8.1 20.4 14.4 6.7 0.6 1.5 100 1.1 1.0 2.1 0.096
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 67 1765 15.7 .505 .484 8.4 17.3 12.9 9.9 0.9 2.1 13.3 22.6 99 102 1.5 1.5 3.1 0.083
1978-79 29 TOT NBA 68 2361 16.8 .533 .494 7.5 15.3 11.5 8.2 0.8 1.8 13.0 25.1 103 106 2.5 1.8 4.3 0.087
1978-79 29 NYK NBA 34 1023 15.6 .528 .489 6.9 14.8 10.8 8.0 0.4 1.5 13.2 25.3 102 107 1.0 0.7 1.6 0.077
1978-79 29 NOJ NBA 34 1338 17.7 .537 .497 8.0 15.6 11.9 8.4 1.0 1.9 12.9 24.9 103 105 1.5 1.2 2.7 0.096
1979-80 30 LAL NBA 76 1544 13.9 .540 .488 10.2 13.9 12.2 7.6 1.0 1.9 16.4 21.2 104 105 1.4 1.7 3.1 0.095
1981-82 32 WSB NBA 76 2086 13.2 .535 .476 7.7 14.3 11.1 4.6 1.0 1.8 15.6 22.4 100 103 0.4 3.2 3.6 0.083
1982-83 33 WSB NBA 38 775 10.0 .447 .401 10.9 15.3 13.1 5.7 0.7 2.0 16.1 22.3 89 100 -0.8 1.2 0.4 0.025
Career TOT 844 29408 19.1 .521 .469 8.6 18.5 14.4 7.9 0.9 1.8 12.9 23.6 100 100 46.6 31.9 78.5 0.128
NBA 760 25600 17.7 .517 .465 8.6 18.5 13.8 7.9 0.9 1.8 14.5 22.9 100 100 36.9 24.4 61.4 0.115
ABA 84 3808 28.0 .546 .493 18.8 7.6 9.9 24.9 9.6 7.5 17.1 0.216

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
1969-70 20 DNR ABA 12 568 185 362 1 5 69 83 237 39 41 31 440 .511 .200 .831 47.3 36.7 19.8 3.3
1974-75 25 SEA NBA 9 337 47 131 47 61 20 81 18 7 11 29 141 .359 .770 37.4 15.7 9.0 2.0
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 6 177 43 85 11 11 19 42 12 2 5 10 24 97 .506 1.000 29.5 16.2 7.0 2.0
1979-80 30 LAL NBA 11 145 25 53 0 1 13 16 14 26 4 0 6 20 17 63 .472 .000 .813 13.2 5.7 2.4 0.4
1981-82 32 WSB NBA 7 231 57 115 0 0 26 35 16 39 7 4 14 15 28 140 .496 .743 33.0 20.0 5.6 1.0
Career TOT 45 1458 357 746 1 6 166 206 69 425 80 13 36 86 129 881 .479 .167 .806 32.4 19.6 9.4 1.8
NBA 33 890 172 384 0 1 97 123 69 188 41 13 36 45 98 441 .448 .000 .789 27.0 13.4 5.7 1.2
ABA 12 568 185 362 1 5 69 83 237 39 41 31 440 .511 .200 .831 47.3 36.7 19.8 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
1969-70 20 DNR ABA 12 568 26.6 .552 .512 18.6 10.2 9.3 28.2 1.5 1.0 2.6 0.218
1974-75 25 SEA NBA 9 337 12.9 .447 .359 6.3 18.4 12.5 7.7 1.0 1.7 100 -0.1 0.3 0.2 0.023
1977-78 28 NYK NBA 6 177 17.0 .540 .506 10.1 14.3 12.0 9.3 0.5 1.5 10.0 21.2 111 111 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.100
1979-80 30 LAL NBA 11 145 8.2 .525 .472 10.5 8.8 9.6 3.7 0.0 2.3 25.0 21.8 89 108 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.014
1981-82 32 WSB NBA 7 231 18.2 .537 .496 7.6 11.5 9.5 5.8 0.9 3.6 10.3 26.4 107 102 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.136
Career TOT 45 1458 19.1 .527 .479 8.1 14.2 14.0 8.2 0.7 2.2 11.2 25.9 104 104 2.0 1.8 3.7 0.122
NBA 33 890 14.3 .503 .448 8.1 14.2 11.1 6.8 0.7 2.2 13.8 23.5 104 104 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.061
ABA 12 568 26.6 .552 .512 18.6 10.2 9.3 28.2 1.5 1.0 2.6 0.218

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 20 DNR ABA 1 39 10 19 .526 0 0 3 4 .750 19 2 4 23
1971-72 22 SEA NBA 1 1 25 4 10 .400 3 4 .750 7 1 2 11
1972-73 23 SEA NBA 1 1 22 5 10 .500 2 2 1.000 10 0 5 12
1973-74 24 SEA NBA 1 0 33 10 17 .588 3 3 1.000 2 11 5 0 3 5 23
1974-75 25 SEA NBA 1 1 17 1 9 .111 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 2
Career TOT 5 3 136 30 65 .462 0 0 11 13 .846 3 50 8 0 3 17 71
NBA 4 3 97 20 46 .435 8 9 .889 3 31 6 0 3 13 48
ABA 1 39 10 19 .526 0 0 3 4 .750 19 2 4 23

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 19 DETROIT 24 288 508 195 254 530 771 .567 .768 32.1 22.1
Career 24 288 508 195 254 530 771 .567 .768 32.1 22.1

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games

1970 ABA
1972 NBA
1973 NBA
1974 NBA
1975 NBA

Awards

1969-70 ABA All-Star Game MVP
1969-70 ABA MVP
1969-70 ABA Rookie of the Year

Honors

1968-69 NCAA AP All-America (1st)
1969-70 ABA All-ABA (1st)
1969-70 ABA All-Rookie (1st)
1971-72 NBA All-NBA (1st)
1972-73 NBA All-NBA (1st)
1973-74 NBA All-NBA (2nd)
1974-75 NBA All-NBA (2nd)

MVP Award Shares

1971-72 NBA 0.060 (5)
1972-73 NBA 0.046 (7)
1973-74 NBA 0.001 (17)
1974-75 NBA 0.007 (13)
Career 0.114 (79)

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)

1980 Los Angeles Lakers (NBA)

Games

1969-70 ABA 84 (1)

Minutes Played

1969-70 ABA 3808 (1)
1972-73 NBA 3259 (9)

Field Goals

1969-70 ABA 986 (1)
1972-73 NBA 889 (3)
Career 6776 (68)

Field Goal Attempts

1969-70 ABA 1998 (1)
1971-72 NBA 1557 (9)
1972-73 NBA 1868 (2)
Career 14445 (69)

Free Throws

1969-70 ABA 547 (3)
1971-72 NBA 480 (7)
1972-73 NBA 473 (3)
1973-74 NBA 373 (8)
Career 3558 (94)

Free Throw Attempts

1969-70 ABA 705 (3)
1971-72 NBA 586 (10)
1972-73 NBA 564 (3)
1973-74 NBA 458 (7)
Career 4471 (94)

Offensive Rebounds

1969-70 ABA 533 (1)
1973-74 NBA 318 (4)
Career ABA 533 (79)
Career 2026 (89)

Defensive Rebounds

1969-70 ABA 1104 (1)
1973-74 NBA 689 (10)
1975-76 NBA 644 (10)
Career ABA 1104 (64)
Career 4332 (96)

Total Rebounds

1969-70 ABA 1637 (1)
1972-73 NBA 995 (10)
1973-74 NBA 1007 (8)
1975-76 NBA 878 (10)
Career ABA 1637 (76)
Career NBA 7038 (86)
Career 8675 (55)

Points

1969-70 ABA 2519 (1)
1972-73 NBA 2251 (3)
Career 17111 (79)

Minutes Per Game

1969-70 ABA 45.3 (1)
1971-72 NBA 43.4 (3)
1972-73 NBA 42.3 (5)
1973-74 NBA 40.5 (7)
Career 34.8 (96)

Points Per Game

1969-70 ABA 30.0 (1)
1971-72 NBA 26.2 (4)
1972-73 NBA 29.2 (3)
1973-74 NBA 23.5 (8)
1974-75 NBA 22.4 (9)
Career NBA 19.2 (70)
Career 20.3 (52)

Rebounds Per Game

1969-70 ABA 19.5 (1)
1972-73 NBA 12.9 (10)
1973-74 NBA 13.4 (6)
1975-76 NBA 11.3 (9)
Career NBA 9.3 (67)
Career 10.3 (41)

Blocks Per Game

1973-74 NBA 1.4 (9)

Player Efficiency Rating

1969-70 ABA 28.0 (1)
1972-73 NBA 22.7 (4)
1973-74 NBA 19.4 (9)
Career 19.1 (89)

True Shooting Pct

Career ABA .546 (21)

Total Rebound Pct

1969-70 ABA 18.8 (2)
Career 14.4 (90)

Turnover Pct

1969-70 ABA 9.9 (4)

Usage Pct

1969-70 ABA 24.9 (7)

Defensive Rating

Career NBA 100.4 (55)
Career 100.4 (58)

Offensive Win Shares

1969-70 ABA 9.6 (2)
1972-73 NBA 8.8 (4)
Career ABA 9.6 (71)

Defensive Win Shares

1969-70 ABA 7.5 (1)
Career ABA 7.5 (85)

Win Shares

1969-70 ABA 17.1 (1)
1973-74 NBA 9.7 (10)
Career ABA 17.1 (73)

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1969-70 ABA 0.216 (1)

Hall of Fame Probability

Career 0.483 (102)
   

Transactions

May 11, 1970: Traded by the Philadelphia 76ers (as a 1971 2nd round draft pick) with Bob Kauffman to the Buffalo Braves for Bailey Howell.

May 29, 1971: Drafted by the Buffalo Braves in the 2nd round (30th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft.

October 24, 1975: Traded by the Seattle Supersonics to the New York Knickerbockers for Gene Short and a 1979 1st round draft pick (James Bailey).

January 5, 1979: Traded by the New York Knickerbockers to the New Orleans Jazz for Joe Meriweather.

September 13, 1979: Traded by the Utah Jazz to the Los Angeles Lakers for Adrian Dantley.

August 19, 1980: Waived by the Los Angeles Lakers.

October 24, 1981: Signed as a free agent with the Washington Bullets.

March 9, 1983: Waived by the Washington Bullets.

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