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Willie Naulls

William Dean Naulls (Willie, The Whale)
Position: F
Height: 6' 6'' Weight: 225
Born: 10/7/1934, in Dallas, TX, USA
High School: San Pedro, in San Pedro, CA
College: University of California - Los Angeles

About bio info

Draft History
1956 NBA - Round 0 by STL

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    
1956-57 22 NYK NBA 71 1778 718 10.1 293 820 .357 132 195 .677 0 0 .000 0 0 617 8.7 84 1.2 0 0 0 186     
1957-58 23 NYK NBA 68 2369 1228 18.1 472 1189 .397 284 344 .826 0 0 .000 0 0 799 11.8 97 1.4 0 0 0 220   A  
1958-59 24 NYK NBA 68 2061 1068 15.7 405 1072 .378 258 311 .830 0 0 .000 0 0 723 10.6 102 1.5 0 0 0 233     
1959-60 25 NYK NBA 65 2250 1388 21.4 551 1286 .428 286 342 .836 0 0 .000 0 0 921 14.2 138 2.1 0 0 0 214   A  
1960-61 26 NYK NBA 79 2976 1846 23.4 737 1723 .428 372 456 .816 0 0 .000 0 0 1055 13.4 191 2.4 0 0 0 268   A  
1961-62 27 NYK NBA 75 2978 1877 25.0 747 1798 .415 383 455 .842 0 0 .000 0 0 867 11.6 192 2.6 0 0 0 260   A  
1962-63 28 SFW NBA 70 1901 906 12.9 370 887 .417 166 207 .802 0 0 .000 0 0 515 7.4 102 1.5 0 0 0 205     
1963-64 29 BOS NBA 78 1409 767 9.8 321 769 .417 125 157 .796 0 0 .000 0 0 356 4.6 64 0.8 0 0 0 208     
1964-65 30 BOS NBA 71 1465 747 10.5 302 786 .384 143 176 .813 0 0 .000 0 0 336 4.7 72 1.0 0 0 0 225     
1965-66 31 BOS NBA 71 1433 760 10.7 328 815 .402 104 131 .794 0 0 .000 0 0 319 4.5 72 1.0 0 0 0 197     
10 Season Totals     716 20620 11305 15.8 4526 11145 .406 2253 2774 .812 0 0 .000 0 0 6508 9.1 1114 1.6 0 0 0 2216    

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
1956-57 22 NYK NBA 71 25.0 10.1 11.68 7.3 4.7 0.793 0.00 0.0
1957-58 23 NYK NBA 68 34.8 18.1 19.81 10.6 6.7 0.916 0.00 0.0
1958-59 24 NYK NBA 68 30.3 15.7 17.25 9.5 6.3 0.883 0.00 0.0
1959-60 25 NYK NBA 65 34.6 21.4 25.48 12.3 8.6 0.966 0.00 0.0
1960-61 26 NYK NBA 79 37.7 23.4 25.59 14.3 9.1 0.960 0.00 0.0
1961-62 27 NYK NBA 75 39.7 25.0 24.17 13.2 9.1 0.939 0.00 0.0
1962-63 28 SFW NBA 70 27.2 12.9 13.79 8.2 5.2 0.926 0.00 0.0
1963-64 29 BOS NBA 78 18.1 9.8 9.06 6.5 3.3 0.915 0.00 0.0
1964-65 30 BOS NBA 71 20.6 10.5 8.99 6.0 3.7 0.865 0.00 0.0
1965-66 31 BOS NBA 71 20.2 10.7 8.97 6.0 3.6 0.871 0.00 0.0
10 Season Totals     716 28.8 15.8 16.46 53.9 6.1 0.914 3.57 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
1958-59 NYK NBA 2 63 34 17.0 14 42 .333 6 8 .750 0 0 .000 0 0 21 10.5 3 1.5 0 0 0
1963-64 BOS NBA 10 167 91 9.1 37 95 .389 17 23 .739 0 0 .000 0 0 46 4.6 8 0.8 0 0 0
1964-65 BOS NBA 12 180 88 7.3 39 95 .411 10 15 .667 0 0 .000 0 0 51 4.3 9 0.8 0 0 0
1965-66 BOS NBA 11 75 35 3.2 9 35 .257 17 21 .810 0 0 .000 0 0 16 1.5 1 0.1 0 0 0
Totals   35 485 248 7.1 99 267 .371 50 67 .746 0 0 .000 0 0 134 3.8 21 0.6 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  
1957-58 NYK NBA 1 15 8 3 9 2 2 - - - - 3 0 - - - -
1959-60 NYK NBA 1 26 13 5 19 3 4 - - - - 10 0 - - - -
1960-61 NYK NBA 1 16 8 4 6 0 1 - - - - 6 2 - - - -
1961-62 NYK NBA 1 21 11 5 16 1 1 - - - - 7 0 - - - -
Totals NBA 4   40 17 50 6 8 0 0 0 0 26 2 0 0 0 0  

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*In Hall of Fame

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