Don Nelson 
#16 SF | 6-6, 221lbs | FA | Experience: 9 years
Born: 5/15/1940 (31) | College: Iowa

 Attributes
  INS JPS FT 3PS HND PAS ORB DRB PSD PRD STL BLK QKN STR JMP STA  
 Current: B B+ B F- C C- A- B+ F- D+ C- D B- C A A-  
 Potential: B B B F C D A B F D D D          
 Health: Good
 Status: Active Roster

 Contract
  1971  1972  1973  1974  1975  1976  1977  1978 
 Value: $0  $0  $0  $0  $0  $0  $0  $0 
 Option: None  None  None  None  None  None  None  None 
 Bird Years: 0                

 Season Averages
 Season LGE TEAM G GS MIN PTS ORB DRB AST TO A/T STL BLK PF FG% FT% 3P%  
 1970 ABCA BKN 81 0 16.1 6.8 1.0 2.5 0.9 1.2 0.74 0.8 0.2 2.3 .534 .798 .000  
 1969 ABCA ZAG 82 11 20.4 11.1 1.6 2.5 1.3 1.4 0.91 0.7 0.1 2.8 .525 .801 .000  
 1968 ABCA ZAG 82 82 34.0 20.1 2.4 4.2 2.2 2.7 0.82 1.0 0.4 4.0 .520 .828 .000  
 1967 ABCA BOS 82 0 18.3 10.0 1.8 3.4 1.3 0.0 103.00 0.0 0.0 2.2 .494 .728 .000  
 1966 ABCA BOS 79 0 15.2 7.5 1.3 2.5 0.8 0.0 65.00 0.0 0.0 1.8 .446 .742 .000  
 1965 ABCA BOS 75 0 23.5 10.2 2.1 3.3 1.1 0.0 79.00 0.0 0.0 2.5 .439 .684 .000  
 1964 ABCA LAL 39 0 6.1 2.4 0.6 1.2 0.6 0.0 24.00 0.0 0.0 1.0 .424 .769 .000  
 1963 ABCA LAL 80 0 17.6 5.2 1.4 2.6 1.0 0.0 76.00 0.0 0.0 2.3 .418 .741 .000  
 1962 ABCA CHI 62 0 17.3 6.8 1.5 3.0 1.2 0.0 72.00 0.0 0.0 2.2 .440 .729 .000  
 Career     662 93 19.6 9.4 1.6 2.9 1.2 0.6 1.80 0.3 0.1 2.4 .486 .761 .000  

 Shooting Averages
 Season LGE TEAM FGM FGA FG% FTM FTA FT% INM INA IN% JSM JSA JS% 3PM 3PA 3P%  
 1970 ABCA BKN 2.8 5.2 .534 1.2 1.5 .798 1.6 2.6 .624 1.2 2.6 .455 0.0 0.0 .000  
 1969 ABCA ZAG 4.1 7.9 .525 2.9 3.6 .801 2.9 4.5 .653 1.2 3.4 .357 0.0 0.0 .000  
 1968 ABCA ZAG 7.6 14.5 .520 5.0 6.0 .828 5.6 8.8 .632 2.0 5.7 .347 0.0 0.0 .000  
 1967 ABCA BOS 3.8 7.7 .494 2.4 3.3 .728 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000  
 1966 ABCA BOS 2.9 6.4 .446 1.8 2.4 .742 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000  
 1965 ABCA BOS 3.6 8.2 .439 3.0 4.3 .684 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000  
 1964 ABCA LAL 0.9 2.2 .424 0.5 0.7 .769 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000  
 1963 ABCA LAL 1.7 4.0 .418 1.9 2.5 .741 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000  
 1962 ABCA CHI 2.1 4.7 .440 2.6 3.6 .729 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000 0.0 0.0 .000  
 Career     3.5 7.1 .486 2.5 3.2 .761 1.3 2.0 .636 0.5 1.4 .373 0.0 0.0 .000  

 Season Totals
 Season G GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA PTS OREB REB AST STL TO STL BLK PF +/- 
 1970 81 0 1301 226 423 99 124 0 4 551 77 277 73 65 98 65 15 185 202 
 1969 82 11 1674 339 646 234 292 0 0 912 130 331 103 57 113 57 12 230 -123 
 1968 82 82 2790 620 1193 408 493 0 1 1648 196 544 179 84 219 84 29 324 -417 
 1967 82 0 1498 312 632 195 268 0 0 819 150 431 103 0 0 0 0 178
 1966 79 0 1202 227 509 141 190 0 0 595 100 295 65 0 0 0 0 143
 1965 75 0 1765 271 618 223 326 0 0 765 157 403 79 0 0 0 0 187
 1964 39 0 238 36 85 20 26 0 0 92 25 73 24 0 0 0 0 40
 1963 80 0 1406 135 323 149 201 0 0 419 115 323 76 0 0 0 0 181
 1962 62 0 1071 129 293 161 221 0 0 419 90 279 72 0 0 0 0 136
 Career 662 93 12945 2295 4722 1630 2141 0 5 6220 1040 2956 774 206 430 206 56 1604 -338 

 Efficiency
 Season LGE TEAM TS% PPS AST TO USG ORR DRR RR PER VA EWA +/- OEFF DEFF  
 1970 ABCA BKN .577 1.30 11.2 15.1 17.8 7.5 17.3 12.7 14.2 71.4 2.4 2.5 106.8 100.4  
 1969 ABCA ZAG .589 1.41 10.4 11.4 22.6 9.2 14.5 11.8 18.3 195.8 6.5 -1.5 103.3 106.4  
 1968 ABCA ZAG .584 1.38 9.9 12.1 24.5 8.0 16.2 11.8 19.7 382.6 12.8 -5.1 100.6 107.7  
 1967 ABCA BOS .547 1.30 12.1 0.0 0.0 - - - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - -  
 1966 ABCA BOS .503 1.17 9.9 0.0 0.0 - - - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - -  
 1965 ABCA BOS .502 1.24 9.4 0.0 0.0 - - - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - -  
 1964 ABCA LAL .479 1.08 20.0 0.0 0.0 - - - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - -  
 1963 ABCA LAL .511 1.30 15.6 0.0 0.0 - - - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - -  
 1962 ABCA CHI .538 1.43 15.6 0.0 0.0 - - - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - -  
 Career     .549 1.32 11.3 6.3 10.0 8.2 16.0 12.0 8.0 649.8 21.7 -0.5 102.8 105.6  

 Playoff Averages
 Season LGE TEAM G GS MIN PTS ORB DRB AST TO A/T STL BLK PF FG% FT% 3P%  
 1970 ABCA BKN 17 0 14.7 5.2 1.2 1.8 1.5 1.8 0.81 1.0 0.2 1.9 .391 .762 .000  
 Career     17 0 14.7 5.2 1.2 1.8 1.5 1.8 0.81 1.0 0.2 1.9 .391 .762 .000  

 Playoff Shooting
 Season LGE TEAM FGM FGA FG% FTM FTA FT% INM INA IN% JSM JSA JS% 3PM 3PA 3P%  
 1970 ABCA BKN 2.1 5.4 .391 0.9 1.2 .762 1.1 2.2 .474 1.1 3.1 .340 0.0 0.1 .000  
 Career     2.1 5.4 .391 0.9 1.2 .762 1.1 2.2 .474 1.1 3.1 .340 0.0 0.1 .000  

 Playoff Totals
 Season G GS MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA PTS OREB REB AST STL TO STL BLK PF +/- 
 1970 17 0 250 36 92 16 21 0 1 88 21 51 25 17 31 17 3 33 -58 
 Career 17 0 250 36 92 16 21 0 1 88 21 51 25 17 31 17 3 33 -58 

 Playoff Efficiency
 Season LGE TEAM TS% PPS AST TO USG ORR DRR RR PER VA EWA +/- OEFF DEFF  
 1970 ABCA BKN .436 0.96 15.9 19.7 20.8 9.1 12.9 11.0 8.5 -7.6 -0.3 -3.4 93.3 103.8  
 Career     .436 0.96 15.9 19.7 20.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.5 -7.6 -0.3 -3.4 93.3 103.8  

 Career Highs
 Type PTS OREB REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA  
 Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
 Playoff 12 4 9 3 3 1 8 5 12 6 8 0 1  
 Career 43 7 16 9 5 2 11 16 26 13 16 0 1  

 Game Logs
 Date Opp W/L MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA PTS ORB REB AST TO STL BLK PF +/-

 Awards & Achievements
 Season Award
 Total Player of the Game: 15
 Total All-Star Appearances: 1
 1968 ABCA All-Star

 Transactions
 Date Action
 10/8/1969 Drafted by the KK Cibona with pick #18 of round 7 of the creation draft.
 7/23/1970 Signed with the Nets for $2,300,000 over one year.
 7/28/1971 Signed with the Bulls for $2,645,000 over one year.
 8/1/1971 Signed with the Celtics for $2,645,000 over one year.


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