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Billy Cunningham

William John Cunningham (Billy, The Kangaroo Kid)
Position: F
Height: 6' 6'' Weight: 210
Born: 6/3/1943, in Brooklyn, NY, USA
High School: Erasmus Hall, in Brooklyn, NY
College: University of North Carolina

About bio info

Draft History
1965 NBA - Round 1 by PHI

**Hall of Fame**
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    
1965-66 22 PHI NBA 80 2134 1143 14.3 431 1011 .426 281 443 .634 0 0 .000 0 0 599 7.5 207 2.6 0 0 0 301     
1966-67 23 PHI NBA 81 2168 1495 18.5 556 1211 .459 383 558 .686 0 0 .000 0 0 589 7.3 205 2.5 0 0 0 260     
1967-68 24 PHI NBA 74 2076 1400 18.9 516 1178 .438 368 509 .723 0 0 .000 0 0 562 7.6 187 2.5 0 0 0 260     
1968-69 25 PHI NBA 82 3345 2034 24.8 739 1736 .426 556 754 .737 0 0 .000 0 0 1050 12.8 287 3.5 0 0 0 329  N A  
1969-70 26 PHI NBA 81 3194 2114 26.1 802 1710 .469 510 700 .729 0 0 .000 0 0 1101 13.6 352 4.3 0 0 0 331  N A  
1970-71 27 PHI NBA 81 3090 1859 23.0 702 1519 .462 455 620 .734 0 0 .000 0 0 946 11.7 395 4.9 0 0 0 328  N A  
1971-72 28 PHI NBA 75 2900 1744 23.3 658 1428 .461 428 601 .712 0 0 .000 0 0 918 12.2 443 5.9 0 0 0 295   A  
1972-73 29 CAR ABA 84 3248 2028 24.1 771 1583 .487 472 598 .789 14 49 .286 0 0 1012 12.0 530 6.3 216 0 381 309   A  
1973-74 30 CAR ABA 32 1190 656 20.5 253 537 .471 149 187 .797 1 8 .125 0 331 331 10.3 150 4.7 59 21 127 105     
1974-75 31 PHI NBA 80 2859 1563 19.5 609 1423 .428 345 444 .777 0 0 .000 130 596 726 9.1 442 5.5 91 35 0 270     
1975-76 32 PHI NBA 20 640 274 13.7 103 251 .410 68 88 .773 0 0 .000 29 118 147 7.4 107 5.4 24 10 0 57     
2 Season Totals     116 4438 2684 23.1 1024 2120 .483 621 785 .791 15 57 .263 0 331 1343 11.6 680 5.9 275 21 508 414    
9 Season Totals     654 22406 13626 20.8 5116 11467 .446 3394 4717 .720 0 0 .000 159 714 6638 10.1 2625 4.0 115 45 0 2431    

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
1965-66 22 PHI NBA 80 26.7 14.3 15.09 9.7 6.5 0.948 0.00 0.0
1966-67 23 PHI NBA 81 26.8 18.5 18.01 11.2 7.0 1.026 0.00 0.0
1967-68 24 PHI NBA 74 28.1 18.9 18.19 10.6 7.1 0.999 0.00 0.0
1968-69 25 PHI NBA 82 40.8 24.8 26.54 15.1 10.4 0.984 0.00 0.0
1969-70 26 PHI NBA 81 39.4 26.1 30.48 16.7 11.5 1.048 0.00 0.0
1970-71 27 PHI NBA 81 38.1 23.0 27.38 15.4 11.0 1.038 0.00 13.8
1971-72 28 PHI NBA 75 38.7 23.3 28.83 15.1 11.9 1.030 0.00 14.4
1972-73 29 CAR ABA 84 38.7 24.1 29.37 16.7 12.2 1.099 0.00 0.0
1973-74 30 CAR ABA 32 37.2 20.5 24.00 6.9 10.0 1.059 0.00 0.0
1974-75 31 PHI NBA 80 35.7 19.5 24.30 13.9 9.9 0.966 0.00 12.9
1975-76 32 PHI NBA 20 32.0 13.7 19.70 4.2 8.2 0.946 0.00 11.1
2 Season Totals     116 38.3 23.1 27.89 20.4 11.6 1.089 -1.33 0.0
9 Season Totals     654 34.3 20.8 23.51 65.7 9.5 1.006 7.73 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
1965-66 PHI NBA 4 69 21 5.3 5 31 .161 11 13 .846 0 0 .000 0 0 18 4.5 10 2.5 0 0 0
1966-67 PHI NBA 15 339 225 15.0 83 221 .376 59 90 .656 0 0 .000 0 0 93 6.2 33 2.2 0 0 0
1967-68 PHI NBA 3 86 62 20.7 24 43 .558 14 17 .824 0 0 .000 0 0 22 7.3 10 3.3 0 0 0
1968-69 PHI NBA 5 217 122 24.4 49 117 .419 24 38 .632 0 0 .000 0 0 63 13.0 12 2.4 0 0 0
1969-70 PHI NBA 5 205 146 29.2 61 123 .495 24 36 .667 0 0 .000 0 0 52 10.0 20 4.0 0 0 0
1970-71 PHI NBA 7 301 181 25.9 67 142 .472 47 67 .702 0 0 .000 0 0 108 15.0 40 5.7 0 0 0
1972-73 CAR ABA 12 472 281 23.4 112 223 .502 57 83 .687 0 0 .000 0 0 142 11.8 61 5.1 0 0 0
1973-74 CAR ABA 3 61 22 7.3 9 31 .290 4 5 .800 0 0 .000 0 0 16 5.3 6 2.0 0 0 0
Totals   15 533 303 20.2 121 254 .476 61 88 .693 0 0 .000 0 0 158 10.5 67 4.5 0 0 0
Totals   39 1217 757 19.4 289 677 .427 179 261 .686 0 0 .000 0 0 356 9.1 125 3.2 0 0 0

All Star Stats
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Year Team Lg G Min Pts FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB TREB AST STL BLK TO PF  
1968-69 PHI NBA 1 22 10 5 10 0 0 - - - - 5 1 - - - -
1969-70 PHI NBA 1 28 19 7 13 5 5 - - - - 4 2 - - - -
1970-71 PHI NBA 1 19 5 2 8 1 2 - - - - 4 3 - - - -
1971-72 PHI NBA 1 24 14 4 13 6 8 - - - - 10 3 - - - -
1972-73 ABA 1 20 18 9 12 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 4 1 0 3 6
Totals ABA 1   18 9 12 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 4 1 0 3 6  
Totals NBA 4   48 18 44 12 15 0 0 0 0 23 9 0 0 0 0  

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About the similarity scores

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