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Don Nelson

Donald Arvid Nelson (Don, Nellie)
Position: F
Height: 6' 6'' Weight: 210
Born: 5/15/1940, in Muskegon, MI, USA
High School: Rock Island, in Rock Island, IL
College: University of Iowa

About bio info

Draft History
1962 NBA - Round 3 by CH2

Regular Season Stats
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Year Age Team Lg G Min Pts PPG FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB DRB TRB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF    
1962-63 22 CH2 NBA 62 1071 419 6.8 129 293 .440 161 221 .729 0 0 .000 0 0 279 4.5 72 1.2 0 0 0 136     
1963-64 23 LAL NBA 80 1406 419 5.2 135 323 .418 149 201 .741 0 0 .000 0 0 323 4.0 76 1.0 0 0 0 181     
1964-65 24 LAL NBA 39 238 92 2.4 36 85 .424 20 26 .769 0 0 .000 0 0 73 1.9 24 0.6 0 0 0 40     
1965-66 25 BOS NBA 75 1765 765 10.2 271 618 .439 223 326 .684 0 0 .000 0 0 403 5.4 79 1.1 0 0 0 187     
1966-67 26 BOS NBA 79 1202 595 7.5 227 509 .446 141 190 .742 0 0 .000 0 0 295 3.7 65 0.8 0 0 0 143     
1967-68 27 BOS NBA 82 1498 819 10.0 312 632 .494 195 268 .728 0 0 .000 0 0 431 5.3 103 1.3 0 0 0 178     
1968-69 28 BOS NBA 82 1773 949 11.6 374 771 .485 201 259 .776 0 0 .000 0 0 458 5.6 92 1.1 0 0 0 198     
1969-70 29 BOS NBA 82 2224 1259 15.4 461 920 .501 337 435 .775 0 0 .000 0 0 601 7.3 148 1.8 0 0 0 238     
1970-71 30 BOS NBA 82 2254 1141 13.9 412 881 .468 317 426 .744 0 0 .000 0 0 565 6.9 153 1.9 0 0 0 232     
1971-72 31 BOS NBA 82 2086 1134 13.8 389 811 .480 356 452 .788 0 0 .000 0 0 453 5.5 192 2.3 0 0 0 220     
1972-73 32 BOS NBA 72 1425 777 10.8 309 649 .476 159 188 .846 0 0 .000 0 0 315 4.4 102 1.4 0 0 0 155     
1973-74 33 BOS NBA 82 1748 943 11.5 364 717 .508 215 273 .788 0 0 .000 90 255 345 4.2 162 2.0 19 13 0 189     
1974-75 34 BOS NBA 79 2052 1109 14.0 423 785 .539 263 318 .827 0 0 .000 127 342 469 5.9 181 2.3 32 15 0 239     
1975-76 35 BOS NBA 75 943 477 6.4 175 379 .462 127 161 .789 0 0 .000 56 126 182 2.4 77 1.0 14 7 0 115     
14 Season Totals     1053 21685 10898 10.3 4017 8373 .480 2864 3744 .765 0 0 .000 273 723 5192 4.9 1526 1.4 65 35 0 2451    

M - MVP
N - All NBA First Team
A - All Star

Extended Stats Explanations
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Year Age Team Lg G MPG PPG EFF AV VI PPFGA PPR RbRate
1962-63 22 CH2 NBA 62 17.3 6.8 8.81 5.3 3.3 1.074 0.00 0.0
1963-64 23 LAL NBA 80 17.6 5.2 7.23 5.6 2.8 1.018 0.00 0.0
1964-65 24 LAL NBA 39 6.1 2.4 3.44 1.9 1.4 0.954 0.00 0.0
1965-66 25 BOS NBA 75 23.5 10.2 10.63 7.1 3.9 1.005 0.00 0.0
1966-67 26 BOS NBA 79 15.2 7.5 7.90 5.9 2.8 1.004 0.00 0.0
1967-68 27 BOS NBA 82 18.3 10.0 11.71 8.2 4.1 1.092 0.00 0.0
1968-69 28 BOS NBA 82 21.6 11.6 12.73 8.7 4.1 1.072 0.00 0.0
1969-70 29 BOS NBA 82 27.1 15.4 17.70 11.2 5.9 1.133 0.00 0.0
1970-71 30 BOS NBA 82 27.5 13.9 15.62 10.2 5.7 1.068 0.00 10.8
1971-72 31 BOS NBA 82 25.4 13.8 15.38 10.0 5.6 1.123 0.00 10.0
1972-73 32 BOS NBA 72 19.8 10.8 11.46 7.3 4.1 1.062 0.00 10.0
1973-74 33 BOS NBA 82 21.3 11.5 13.06 8.9 4.6 1.126 0.00 9.6
1974-75 34 BOS NBA 79 26.0 14.0 17.58 10.8 5.7 1.199 0.00 11.4
1975-76 35 BOS NBA 75 12.6 6.4 6.92 5.1 2.5 1.060 0.00 9.5
14 Season Totals     1053 20.6 10.3 11.85 56.2 4.2 1.088 4.64 0.0

Playoff Stats
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Year Team Lg G Min Pts PPG FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB DRB TRB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO
1963-64 LAL NBA 5 56 17 3.4 7 13 .538 3 3 1.000 0 0 .000 0 0 13 2.6 2 0.4 0 0 0
1964-65 LAL NBA 11 212 67 6.1 24 53 .453 19 25 .760 0 0 .000 0 0 59 5.4 19 1.7 0 0 0
1965-66 BOS NBA 17 316 142 8.4 50 118 .424 42 52 .808 0 0 .000 0 0 85 5.0 13 0.8 0 0 0
1966-67 BOS NBA 9 142 64 7.1 27 59 .458 10 17 .588 0 0 .000 0 0 42 4.7 9 1.0 0 0 0
1967-68 BOS NBA 19 468 237 12.5 91 175 .520 55 74 .743 0 0 .000 0 0 143 7.5 32 1.7 0 0 0
1968-69 BOS NBA 18 348 224 12.4 87 168 .518 50 60 .833 0 0 .000 0 0 83 4.6 21 1.2 0 0 0
1971-72 BOS NBA 11 308 145 13.2 52 99 .525 41 48 .854 0 0 .000 0 0 61 5.5 21 1.9 0 0 0
1972-73 BOS NBA 13 303 143 11.0 47 101 .465 49 56 .875 0 0 .000 0 0 38 2.9 15 1.2 0 0 0
1973-74 BOS NBA 18 467 205 11.4 82 164 .500 41 53 .774 0 0 .000 0 0 97 5.4 35 1.9 0 0 0
1974-75 BOS NBA 11 274 169 15.4 66 117 .564 37 41 .902 0 0 .000 0 0 45 4.1 26 2.4 0 0 0
1975-76 BOS NBA 18 315 164 9.1 52 108 .481 60 69 .870 0 0 .000 0 0 53 2.9 17 0.9 0 0 0
Totals   150 3209 1577 10.5 585 1175 .498 407 498 .817 0 0 .000 0 0 719 4.8 210 1.4 0 0 0

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