Jim Price (basketball)

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Jim Price
Personal information
Born (1949-11-27) November 27, 1949 (age 68)
Russellville, Kentucky
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Arsenal Technical
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
College Louisville (1969–1972)
NBA draft 1972 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career 1972–1979
Position Guard
Number 15, 25, 11, 5
Career history
19721974 Los Angeles Lakers
19741976 Milwaukee Bucks
1976 Buffalo Braves
19761978 Denver Nuggets
1978 Detroit Pistons
1978–1979 Los Angeles Lakers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 5,088 (10.0 ppg)
Rebounds 1,566 (3.1 rpg)
Assists 1,886 (3.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

James E. Price (born November 27, 1949) is a retired American professional basketball player. After starring at the University of Louisville, the 6' 3" Price was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 1972 NBA draft. Price would go on to play seven NBA seasons (1972–1979), spending time with the Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Buffalo Braves, Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons. He was an All-Star in 1975, and he retired with 5,088 career points.

He led his high school to the State Finals in 1966; the Titans finished the season with a 25-4 record.[1] He was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008.[2]

Following his playing career, Price entered the coaching ranks; he spent nearly 5 years as the head coach of the IUPUI Jaguars women's team, totaling a record of 73-55 and 3 NAIA post-season berths.[3] He currently serves as an assistant coach at Indiana University Southeast under fellow Louisville alumni Wiley Brown.

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG STL BLK PPG
1972–73 L.A. Lakers 59 14.0 .440 .822 1.9 1.6 6.4
1973–74 L.A. Lakers 82 32.0 .449 .799 4.6 4.5 1.9 0.4 15.4
1974–75 L.A. Lakers 9 37.7 .449 .911 4.8 7.0 2.3 0.3 21.2
1974–75 Milwaukee 41 37.3 .440 .859 3.8 5.4 2.2 0.5 14.9
1975–76 Milwaukee 80 31.6 .415 .849 3.3 4.9 1.9 0.4 11.7
1976–77 Milwaukee 6 18.5 .512 .778 2.2 2.5 1.2 0.2 8.2
1976–77 Buffalo 20 16.7 .423 .850 1.7 1.9 1.3 0.3 5.3
1976–77 Denver 55 25.2 .445 .797 3.3 3.8 1.7 0.3 7.9
1977–78 Denver 49 22.2 .481 .773 3.2 3.2 1.4 0.1 6.8
1977–78 Detroit 34 24.7 .421 .816 3.0 3.0 1.3 0.1 11.5
1978–79 L.A. Lakers 75 16.1 .497 .696 1.6 2.9 0.9 0.2 5.3
Career 510 25.1 .444 .815 3.1 3.7 1.6 0.3 10.0
All-Star 1 17.0 .333 1.000 2.0 0.0 2.0 8.0

Playoffs

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG STL BLK PPG
1973 L.A. Lakers 3 5.3 .273 1.3 0.7 2.0
1974 L.A. Lakers 5 32.2 .379 .692 3.8 2.6 1.4 0.0 11.8
1976 Milwaukee 1 19.0 .375 .571 0.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 10.0
1977 Denver 6 26.3 .358 .625 4.0 4.2 2.0 0.2 7.2
1979 L.A. Lakers 8 16.0 .300 .500 1.0 2.3 0.6 0.0 2.5
Career 23 21.0 .351 .625 2.4 2.7 1.3 0.1 6.0

External links

  • Career Stats

References

  1. ^ http://pastbb.homestead.com/files/boyschart2.htm
  2. ^ http://www.hoopshall.com/hall-of-fame/jim-price/?query=misc1.eq.Indianapolis%20Arsenal%20Tech&xsearch_id=HallofFame_Highschool&xsearch[0]=Indianapolis%20Arsenal%20Tech&back=HallofFame
  3. ^ http://www.iupuijags.com/documents/2013/10/21/2013-14_WBK_Record_Book.pdf


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