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Mike Mitchell

Michael Anthony Mitchell (Mike)

Position: Forward
Height: 6-7    Weight: 215 lbs.
Born: January 1, 1956 in Atlanta, Georgia
High School: Price in Atlanta, Georgia
College: Auburn University

Drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1st round (15th pick, 15th 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 23 CLE NBA 80 1576 362 706 .513 131 178 .736 127 202 329 60 51 29 102 215 855
1979-80 24 CLE NBA 82 2802 775 1482 .523 0 6 .000 270 343 .787 206 385 591 93 70 77 172 259 1820
1980-81 25 CLE NBA 82 3194 853 1791 .476 4 9 .444 302 385 .784 215 287 502 139 63 52 175 199 2012
1981-82 26 TOT NBA 84 83 3063 753 1477 .510 0 7 .000 220 302 .728 244 346 590 82 60 43 153 277 1726
1981-82 26 CLE NBA 27 26 973 229 504 .454 0 6 .000 72 100 .720 71 70 141 39 27 15 55 77 530
1981-82 26 SAS NBA 57 57 2090 524 973 .539 0 1 .000 148 202 .733 173 276 449 43 33 28 98 200 1196
1982-83 27 SAS NBA 80 79 2803 686 1342 .511 0 3 .000 219 289 .758 188 349 537 98 57 52 126 248 1591
1983-84 28 SAS NBA 79 79 2853 779 1597 .488 6 14 .429 275 353 .779 188 382 570 93 62 73 141 251 1839
1984-85 29 SAS NBA 82 82 2853 775 1558 .497 5 23 .217 269 346 .777 145 272 417 151 61 27 144 219 1824
1985-86 30 SAS NBA 82 82 2970 802 1697 .473 0 12 .000 317 392 .809 134 275 409 188 56 25 184 175 1921
1986-87 31 SAS NBA 40 18 922 208 478 .435 1 2 .500 92 112 .821 38 65 103 38 19 9 51 68 509
1987-88 32 SAS NBA 68 20 1501 378 784 .482 3 12 .250 160 194 .825 54 144 198 68 31 13 52 101 919
Career NBA 759 443 24537 6371 12912 .493 19 88 .216 2255 2894 .779 1539 2707 4246 1010 530 400 1300 2012 15016

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 23 CLE NBA 80 19.7 4.5 8.8 .513 1.6 2.2 .736 1.6 2.5 4.1 0.8 0.6 0.4 1.3 2.7 10.7
1979-80 24 CLE NBA 82 34.2 9.5 18.1 .523 0.0 0.1 .000 3.3 4.2 .787 2.5 4.7 7.2 1.1 0.9 0.9 2.1 3.2 22.2
1980-81 25 CLE NBA 82 39.0 10.4 21.8 .476 0.0 0.1 .444 3.7 4.7 .784 2.6 3.5 6.1 1.7 0.8 0.6 2.1 2.4 24.5
1981-82 26 TOT NBA 84 83 36.5 9.0 17.6 .510 0.0 0.1 .000 2.6 3.6 .728 2.9 4.1 7.0 1.0 0.7 0.5 1.8 3.3 20.5
1981-82 26 CLE NBA 27 26 36.0 8.5 18.7 .454 0.0 0.2 .000 2.7 3.7 .720 2.6 2.6 5.2 1.4 1.0 0.6 2.0 2.9 19.6
1981-82 26 SAS NBA 57 57 36.7 9.2 17.1 .539 0.0 0.0 .000 2.6 3.5 .733 3.0 4.8 7.9 0.8 0.6 0.5 1.7 3.5 21.0
1982-83 27 SAS NBA 80 79 35.0 8.6 16.8 .511 0.0 0.0 .000 2.7 3.6 .758 2.4 4.4 6.7 1.2 0.7 0.7 1.6 3.1 19.9
1983-84 28 SAS NBA 79 79 36.1 9.9 20.2 .488 0.1 0.2 .429 3.5 4.5 .779 2.4 4.8 7.2 1.2 0.8 0.9 1.8 3.2 23.3
1984-85 29 SAS NBA 82 82 34.8 9.5 19.0 .497 0.1 0.3 .217 3.3 4.2 .777 1.8 3.3 5.1 1.8 0.7 0.3 1.8 2.7 22.2
1985-86 30 SAS NBA 82 82 36.2 9.8 20.7 .473 0.0 0.1 .000 3.9 4.8 .809 1.6 3.4 5.0 2.3 0.7 0.3 2.2 2.1 23.4
1986-87 31 SAS NBA 40 18 23.1 5.2 12.0 .435 0.0 0.1 .500 2.3 2.8 .821 1.0 1.6 2.6 1.0 0.5 0.2 1.3 1.7 12.7
1987-88 32 SAS NBA 68 20 22.1 5.6 11.5 .482 0.0 0.2 .250 2.4 2.9 .825 0.8 2.1 2.9 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.8 1.5 13.5
Career NBA 759 443 32.3 8.4 17.0 .493 0.0 0.1 .216 3.0 3.8 .779 2.0 3.6 5.6 1.3 0.7 0.5 1.7 2.7 19.8

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 23 CLE NBA 80 1576 8.3 16.1 .513 3.0 4.1 .736 2.9 4.6 7.5 1.4 1.2 0.7 2.3 4.9 19.5
1979-80 24 CLE NBA 82 2802 10.0 19.0 .523 0.0 0.1 .000 3.5 4.4 .787 2.6 4.9 7.6 1.2 0.9 1.0 2.2 3.3 23.4
1980-81 25 CLE NBA 82 3194 9.6 20.2 .476 0.0 0.1 .444 3.4 4.3 .784 2.4 3.2 5.7 1.6 0.7 0.6 2.0 2.2 22.7
1981-82 26 TOT NBA 84 83 3063 8.9 17.4 .510 0.0 0.1 .000 2.6 3.5 .728 2.9 4.1 6.9 1.0 0.7 0.5 1.8 3.3 20.3
1981-82 26 CLE NBA 27 26 973 8.5 18.6 .454 0.0 0.2 .000 2.7 3.7 .720 2.6 2.6 5.2 1.4 1.0 0.6 2.0 2.8 19.6
1981-82 26 SAS NBA 57 57 2090 9.0 16.8 .539 0.0 0.0 .000 2.5 3.5 .733 3.0 4.8 7.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 1.7 3.4 20.6
1982-83 27 SAS NBA 80 79 2803 8.8 17.2 .511 0.0 0.0 .000 2.8 3.7 .758 2.4 4.5 6.9 1.3 0.7 0.7 1.6 3.2 20.4
1983-84 28 SAS NBA 79 79 2853 9.8 20.2 .488 0.1 0.2 .429 3.5 4.5 .779 2.4 4.8 7.2 1.2 0.8 0.9 1.8 3.2 23.2
1984-85 29 SAS NBA 82 82 2853 9.8 19.7 .497 0.1 0.3 .217 3.4 4.4 .777 1.8 3.4 5.3 1.9 0.8 0.3 1.8 2.8 23.0
1985-86 30 SAS NBA 82 82 2970 9.7 20.6 .473 0.0 0.1 .000 3.8 4.8 .809 1.6 3.3 5.0 2.3 0.7 0.3 2.2 2.1 23.3
1986-87 31 SAS NBA 40 18 922 8.1 18.7 .435 0.0 0.1 .500 3.6 4.4 .821 1.5 2.5 4.0 1.5 0.7 0.4 2.0 2.7 19.9
1987-88 32 SAS NBA 68 20 1501 9.1 18.8 .482 0.1 0.3 .250 3.8 4.7 .825 1.3 3.5 4.7 1.6 0.7 0.3 1.2 2.4 22.0
Career NBA 759 443 24537 9.3 18.9 .493 0.0 0.1 .216 3.3 4.2 .779 2.3 4.0 6.2 1.5 0.8 0.6 1.9 3.0 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
1978-79 23 CLE NBA 80 1576 16.8 .545 .513 8.3 14.9 11.4 5.7 1.5 1.0 11.5 22.4 108 107 2.6 1.0 3.6 0.111
1979-80 24 CLE NBA 82 2802 19.1 .557 .523 7.4 15.2 11.1 4.9 1.1 1.5 9.5 24.7 112 107 5.9 2.4 8.3 0.142
1980-81 25 CLE NBA 82 3194 17.5 .513 .477 7.1 10.5 8.7 6.9 0.9 0.9 8.2 26.9 107 111 5.0 1.1 6.0 0.091
1981-82 26 TOT NBA 84 3063 15.9 .536 .510 8.5 12.4 10.5 4.1 0.9 0.8 8.7 23.2 109 111 4.2 1.7 5.9 0.093
1981-82 26 CLE NBA 27 973 14.2 .484 .454 7.8 8.6 8.2 6.4 1.3 0.9 9.1 25.5 100 114 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.023
1981-82 26 SAS NBA 57 2090 16.7 .563 .539 8.9 14.1 11.5 3.0 0.7 0.7 8.4 22.1 114 110 4.0 1.5 5.5 0.126
1982-83 27 SAS NBA 80 2803 16.9 .541 .511 7.6 13.1 10.4 5.1 0.9 1.0 7.9 22.7 113 108 5.9 1.7 7.6 0.131
1983-84 28 SAS NBA 79 2853 17.1 .525 .490 7.1 14.0 10.6 4.6 1.0 1.3 7.4 25.7 109 112 4.1 1.4 5.5 0.092
1984-85 29 SAS NBA 82 2853 16.5 .533 .499 5.9 10.5 8.3 8.0 1.0 0.5 7.8 26.0 110 112 4.4 1.6 6.0 0.101
1985-86 30 SAS NBA 82 2970 15.9 .514 .473 5.3 10.3 7.9 9.9 0.9 0.5 9.0 27.8 105 112 2.9 1.5 4.4 0.071
1986-87 31 SAS NBA 40 922 11.9 .483 .436 4.4 8.1 6.2 6.2 1.0 0.6 8.8 25.2 100 114 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.019
1987-88 32 SAS NBA 68 1501 15.7 .529 .484 3.9 10.5 7.1 6.6 0.9 0.5 5.6 24.2 111 116 2.2 0.2 2.4 0.076
Career NBA 759 24537 16.7 .529 .494 6.8 12.1 9.4 6.2 1.0 0.9 8.4 25.1 109 111 37.4 12.8 50.2 0.098

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
1981-82 26 SAS NBA 9 365 90 169 0 0 43 57 28 73 7 5 1 24 22 223 .533 .754 40.6 24.8 8.1 0.8
1982-83 27 SAS NBA 11 422 102 200 1 2 25 33 33 105 12 7 19 25 34 230 .510 .500 .758 38.4 20.9 9.5 1.1
1984-85 29 SAS NBA 5 180 44 78 0 1 21 24 5 19 12 3 4 9 19 109 .564 .000 .875 36.0 21.8 3.8 2.4
1985-86 30 SAS NBA 3 107 21 52 0 0 5 10 3 9 10 3 3 10 8 47 .404 .500 35.7 15.7 3.0 3.3
1987-88 32 SAS NBA 3 74 13 37 0 0 5 6 6 15 4 1 1 5 5 31 .351 .833 24.7 10.3 5.0 1.3
1989-90 34 SAS NBA 4 15 3 8 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 2 2 6 .375 3.8 1.5 0.8 0.5
Career NBA 35 1163 273 544 1 3 99 130 76 224 47 19 28 75 90 646 .502 .333 .762 33.2 18.5 6.4 1.3

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
1981-82 26 SAS NBA 9 365 16.7 .575 .533 7.7 13.5 10.4 3.0 0.6 0.1 11.0 23.5 112 112 0.7 0.1 0.8 0.102
1982-83 27 SAS NBA 11 422 15.5 .536 .513 8.3 16.4 12.5 3.6 0.7 2.3 10.4 21.6 107 107 0.5 0.4 0.9 0.099
1984-85 29 SAS NBA 5 180 16.9 .615 .564 3.5 8.5 6.1 10.9 0.8 1.2 9.2 22.2 120 118 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.115
1985-86 30 SAS NBA 3 107 6.9 .417 .404 3.2 8.0 5.3 15.3 1.3 1.6 15.1 26.9 77 124 -0.4 -0.1 -0.5 -0.210
1987-88 32 SAS NBA 3 74 7.4 .391 .351 7.9 16.1 11.4 7.0 0.6 0.8 11.2 23.2 85 117 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.091
1989-90 34 SAS NBA 4 15 3.4 .375 .375 7.4 13.8 10.7 17.4 0.0 0.0 20.0 26.4 77 111 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.133
Career NBA 35 1163 14.6 .537 .503 6.8 13.4 10.1 6.0 0.7 1.3 11.1 22.9 105 112 0.9 0.5 1.4 0.059

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
1980-81 25 CLE NBA 1 0 15 6 12 .500 0 0 2 2 1.000 4 4 2 1 0 1 2 14
Career NBA 1 0 15 6 12 .500 0 0 2 2 1.000 4 4 2 1 0 1 2 14

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 19 AUBURN 25 204 426 53 98 286 461 .479 .541 18.4 11.4
1975-76 20 AUBURN 26 210 431 66 96 249 486 .487 .688 18.7 9.6
1976-77 21 AUBURN 26 229 429 47 69 220 505 .534 .681 19.4 8.5
1977-78 22 AUBURN 27 283 544 105 135 241 671 .520 .778 24.9 8.9
Career 104 926 1830 271 398 996 2123 .506 .681 20.4 9.6

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

All-Star Games

1981 NBA

MVP Award Shares

1980-81 NBA 0.004 (24)
Career 0.004 (185)

Games

1979-80 NBA 82 (2)
1980-81 NBA 82 (3)
1981-82 NBA 84 (1)
1984-85 NBA 82 (1)
1985-86 NBA 82 (2)

Minutes Played

1980-81 NBA 3194 (4)
1981-82 NBA 3063 (5)
1985-86 NBA 2970 (7)

Field Goals

1979-80 NBA 775 (6)
1980-81 NBA 853 (2)
1981-82 NBA 753 (7)
1983-84 NBA 779 (6)
1984-85 NBA 775 (7)
1985-86 NBA 802 (4)
Career NBA 6371 (78)
Career 6371 (83)

Field Goal Attempts

1979-80 NBA 1482 (8)
1980-81 NBA 1791 (1)
1981-82 NBA 1477 (6)
1983-84 NBA 1597 (4)
1984-85 NBA 1558 (9)
1985-86 NBA 1697 (3)
Career NBA 12912 (96)

Offensive Rebounds

1981-82 NBA 244 (10)

Points

1979-80 NBA 1820 (10)
1980-81 NBA 2012 (6)
1983-84 NBA 1839 (9)
1984-85 NBA 1824 (10)
1985-86 NBA 1921 (6)

Minutes Per Game

1980-81 NBA 39.0 (5)

Points Per Game

1979-80 NBA 22.2 (10)
1980-81 NBA 24.5 (8)
1983-84 NBA 23.3 (8)
1985-86 NBA 23.4 (9)
Career NBA 19.8 (61)
Career 19.8 (64)

Turnover Pct

1979-80 NBA 9.5 (5)
1980-81 NBA 8.2 (2)
1981-82 NBA 8.7 (3)
1982-83 NBA 7.9 (1)
1983-84 NBA 7.4 (1)
1984-85 NBA 7.8 (3)
1985-86 NBA 9.0 (1)
Career NBA 8.4 (4)
Career 8.4 (4)

Usage Pct

1980-81 NBA 26.9 (10)
1985-86 NBA 27.8 (7)
Career NBA 25.1 (62)
Career 25.1 (66)

Hall of Fame Probability

Career 0.018 (242)
     

Transactions

June 1, 1978: Traded by the Milwaukee Bucks (as a 1978 1st round draft pick) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1979 1st round draft pick (Greg Kelser).

June 9, 1978: Drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

December 23, 1981: Traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers with Roger Phegley to the San Antonio Spurs for Ron Brewer, Reggie Johnson and cash.

November 1, 1990: Waived by the San Antonio Spurs.

Salaries

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Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 San Antonio Spurs NBA $700,000
1987-88 San Antonio Spurs NBA $750,000
Career (may be incomplete) $1,450,000

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