databaseBasketball.com  formerly BasketballReference.com
databaseSports.comBasketball |  NCAA Basketball |  Football |  NCAA Football |  Baseball |  Hockey |  Golf |  Racing |  Olympics |  Poker
Fast Links: Home Page  Players  Teams  Leagues  All-Star Games  Awards  Coaches  Draft  Ultimate Search  Fantasy 
  

Bill Russell

William Felton Russell (Bill)
Position: C
Height: 6' 9'' Weight: 215
Born: 2/12/1934, in Monroe, LA, USA
High School: McClymonds, in Oakland, CA
College: University of San Francisco

About bio info

Draft History
1956 NBA - Round 1 by STL

**Hall of Fame**
Regular Season Stats
Click on column header to sort

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    
1956-57 22 BOS NBA 48 1695 706 14.7 277 649 .427 152 309 .492 0 0 .000 0 0 943 19.6 88 1.8 0 0 0 143     
1957-58 23 BOS NBA 69 2640 1142 16.6 456 1032 .442 230 443 .519 0 0 .000 0 0 1564 22.7 202 2.9 0 0 0 181 M  A  
1958-59 24 BOS NBA 70 2979 1168 16.7 456 997 .457 256 428 .598 0 0 .000 0 0 1612 23.0 222 3.2 0 0 0 161  N A  
1959-60 25 BOS NBA 74 3146 1350 18.2 555 1189 .467 240 392 .612 0 0 .000 0 0 1778 24.0 277 3.7 0 0 0 210   A  
1960-61 26 BOS NBA 78 3458 1322 16.9 532 1250 .426 258 469 .550 0 0 .000 0 0 1868 23.9 268 3.4 0 0 0 155 M  A  
1961-62 27 BOS NBA 76 3433 1436 18.9 575 1258 .457 286 481 .595 0 0 .000 0 0 1790 23.6 341 4.5 0 0 0 207 M  A  
1962-63 28 BOS NBA 78 3500 1309 16.8 511 1182 .432 287 517 .555 0 0 .000 0 0 1843 23.6 348 4.5 0 0 0 189 M N A  
1963-64 29 BOS NBA 78 3482 1168 15.0 466 1077 .433 236 429 .550 0 0 .000 0 0 1930 24.7 370 4.7 0 0 0 190   A  
1964-65 30 BOS NBA 78 3466 1102 14.1 429 980 .438 244 426 .573 0 0 .000 0 0 1878 24.1 410 5.3 0 0 0 204 M N A  
1965-66 31 BOS NBA 78 3386 1005 12.9 391 943 .415 223 405 .551 0 0 .000 0 0 1779 22.8 371 4.8 0 0 0 221   A  
1966-67 32 BOS NBA 81 3297 1075 13.3 395 870 .454 285 467 .610 0 0 .000 0 0 1700 21.0 472 5.8 0 0 0 258   A  
1967-68 33 BOS NBA 78 2953 977 12.5 365 858 .425 247 460 .537 0 0 .000 0 0 1451 18.6 357 4.6 0 0 0 242   A  
1968-69 34 BOS NBA 77 3291 762 9.9 279 645 .433 204 388 .526 0 0 .000 0 0 1484 19.3 374 4.9 0 0 0 231   A  
13 Season Totals     963 40726 14522 15.1 5687 12930 .440 3148 5614 .561 0 0 .000 0 0 21620 22.5 4100 4.3 0 0 0 2592    

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

Extended Stats Explanations
Click on column header to sort

Year Age Team Lg G MPG PPG EFF AV VI PPFGA PPR RbRate
1956-57 22 BOS NBA 48 35.3 14.7 25.17 9.7 8.0 0.899 0.00 0.0
1957-58 23 BOS NBA 69 38.3 16.6 30.71 14.9 10.3 0.931 0.00 0.0
1958-59 24 BOS NBA 70 42.6 16.7 32.70 15.7 10.7 0.985 0.00 0.0
1959-60 25 BOS NBA 74 42.5 18.2 35.39 17.4 11.7 0.992 0.00 0.0
1960-61 26 BOS NBA 78 44.3 16.9 32.42 17.0 11.1 0.908 0.00 0.0
1961-62 27 BOS NBA 76 45.2 18.9 35.38 17.8 12.6 0.977 0.00 0.0
1962-63 28 BOS NBA 78 44.9 16.8 33.32 17.3 12.1 0.929 0.00 0.0
1963-64 29 BOS NBA 78 44.6 15.0 34.15 17.6 12.0 0.923 0.00 0.0
1964-65 30 BOS NBA 78 44.4 14.1 34.06 17.6 12.2 0.944 0.00 0.0
1965-66 31 BOS NBA 78 43.4 12.9 31.04 16.4 11.2 0.896 0.00 0.0
1966-67 32 BOS NBA 81 40.7 13.3 31.98 17.3 11.7 1.000 0.00 0.0
1967-68 33 BOS NBA 78 37.9 12.5 26.65 14.6 10.2 0.921 0.00 0.0
1968-69 34 BOS NBA 77 42.7 9.9 26.88 14.6 9.8 0.934 0.00 0.0
13 Season Totals     963 42.3 15.1 31.71 110.0 11.3 0.943 6.64 0.0

Playoff Stats
Click on column header to sort

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
1956-57 BOS NBA 10 409 139 13.9 54 148 .365 31 61 .508 0 0 .000 0 0 244 24.4 32 3.2 0 0 0
1957-58 BOS NBA 9 355 136 15.1 48 133 .361 40 66 .606 0 0 .000 0 0 221 24.6 24 2.7 0 0 0
1958-59 BOS NBA 11 496 171 15.5 65 159 .409 41 67 .612 0 0 .000 0 0 305 27.7 40 3.6 0 0 0
1959-60 BOS NBA 13 572 241 18.5 94 206 .456 53 75 .707 0 0 .000 0 0 336 25.8 38 2.9 0 0 0
1960-61 BOS NBA 10 462 191 19.1 73 171 .427 45 86 .523 0 0 .000 0 0 299 29.9 48 4.8 0 0 0
1961-62 BOS NBA 14 672 314 22.4 116 253 .458 82 113 .726 0 0 .000 0 0 370 26.4 70 5.0 0 0 0
1962-63 BOS NBA 13 617 264 20.3 96 212 .453 72 109 .661 0 0 .000 0 0 326 25.1 66 5.1 0 0 0
1963-64 BOS NBA 10 451 131 13.1 47 132 .356 37 67 .552 0 0 .000 0 0 272 27.2 44 4.4 0 0 0
1964-65 BOS NBA 12 561 198 16.5 79 150 .527 40 76 .526 0 0 .000 0 0 302 25.2 76 6.3 0 0 0
1965-66 BOS NBA 17 814 324 19.1 124 261 .475 76 123 .618 0 0 .000 0 0 428 25.2 85 5.0 0 0 0
1966-67 BOS NBA 9 390 95 10.6 31 86 .360 33 52 .635 0 0 .000 0 0 198 22.0 50 5.6 0 0 0
1967-68 BOS NBA 19 869 274 14.4 99 242 .409 76 130 .585 0 0 .000 0 0 434 22.8 99 5.2 0 0 0
1968-69 BOS NBA 18 829 195 10.8 77 182 .423 41 81 .506 0 0 .000 0 0 369 20.5 98 5.4 0 0 0
Totals   165 7497 2673 16.2 1003 2335 .430 667 1106 .603 0 0 .000 0 0 4104 24.9 770 4.7 0 0 0

All Star Stats
Click on column header to sort

Year Team Lg G Min Pts FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB TREB AST STL BLK TO PF  
1957-58 BOS NBA 1 26 11 5 12 1 3 - - - - 11 2 - - - -
1958-59 BOS NBA 1 27 7 3 10 1 1 - - - - 9 1 - - - -
1959-60 BOS NBA 1 27 6 3 7 0 2 - - - - 8 3 - - - -
1960-61 BOS NBA 1 28 24 9 15 6 8 - - - - 11 1 - - - -
1961-62 BOS NBA 1 27 12 5 12 2 3 - - - - 12 2 - - - -
1962-63 BOS NBA 1 37 19 8 14 3 4 - - - - 24 5 - - - - MVP
1963-64 BOS NBA 1 42 13 6 13 1 2 - - - - 21 2 - - - -
1964-65 BOS NBA 1 33 17 7 12 3 9 - - - - 13 5 - - - -
1965-66 BOS NBA 1 23 2 1 6 0 0 - - - - 10 2 - - - -
1966-67 BOS NBA 1 22 2 1 2 0 0 - - - - 5 5 - - - -
1967-68 BOS NBA 1 23 4 2 4 0 0 - - - - 9 8 - - - -
1968-69 BOS NBA 1 28 3 1 4 1 2 - - - - 6 3 - - - -
Totals NBA 12   120 51 111 18 34 0 0 0 0 139 39 0 0 0 0  

Similar Players (Career)
Nate Thurmond* (860)
Jerry Lucas* (846)
Dick Barnett (845)
Dave Debusschere* (840)
Tom Van Arsdale (830)
Johnny Kerr (827)
Bill Bridges (822)
Richie Guerin (816)
Bob Boozer (814)
Dick Van Arsdale (814)

*In Hall of Fame

About the similarity scores

Similar Players (By Age)
23.  Lou Hudson
24.  Maurice Stokes
25.  Nate Thurmond
26.  Nate Thurmond
27.  Nate Thurmond
28.  Nate Thurmond
29.  Jerry Lucas
30.  Jerry Lucas
31.  Jerry Lucas
32.  Jerry Lucas
33.  Jerry Lucas
34.  Bill Bridges

About statistical abbreviations

Errors? Suggestions? Comments? Send us a message   Advertise on DatabaseSports   Roto Sports, Inc.

© 2002-2011 databaseSports.com