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Don Nelson

Donald Arvid Nelson, "Don, Nellie"
Born: May 15, 1940
Muskegon, MI USA
Position(s): F
High School: Rock Island at Rock Island, IL
College: Iowa
Drafted: 1962, Round 3 Pick 1, #17 Overall
Height: 6'6" Weight: 210
Career: 1962-1975
Elected to basketball Hall of Fame in 2012.

Don Nelson averaged 10.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game in his 1053-game career with the Chicago Zephyrs, Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics. He began playing during the 1962 season and last took the court during the 1975 campaign. Nelson was elected to the basketball Hall of Fame in 2012.

Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
YearTeamGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
1962-63CHZ621071293129002211610027972000136419
1963-64LAL801406323135002011490032376000181419
1964-65LAL3923885360026200073240004092
1965-66BOS751765618271003262230040379000187765
1966-67BOS791202509227001901410029565000143595
1967-68BOS8214986323120026819500431103000178819
1968-69BOS821773771374002592010045892000198949
1969-70BOS82222492046100435337006011480002381259
1970-71BOS82225488141200426317005651530002321141
1971-72BOS82208681138900452356004531920002201134
1972-73BOS7214256493090018815900315102000155777
1973-74BOS821748717364002732159025534516219130189943
1974-75BOS79205278542300318263127342469181321502391109
1975-76BOS759433791750016112756126182771470115477
Totals10530216858373401700374428642737235192152665350245110898

Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
1962-63CHZ6217.3.440.000.7290.00.04.51.20.00.00.02.26.8
1963-64LAL8017.6.418.000.7410.00.04.01.00.00.00.02.35.2
1964-65LAL396.1.424.000.7690.00.01.90.60.00.00.01.02.4
1965-66BOS7523.5.439.000.6840.00.05.41.10.00.00.02.510.2
1966-67BOS7915.2.446.000.7420.00.03.70.80.00.00.01.87.5
1967-68BOS8218.3.494.000.7280.00.05.31.30.00.00.02.210.0
1968-69BOS8221.6.485.000.7760.00.05.61.10.00.00.02.411.6
1969-70BOS8227.1.501.000.7750.00.07.31.80.00.00.02.915.4
1970-71BOS8227.5.468.000.7440.00.06.91.90.00.00.02.813.9
1971-72BOS8225.4.480.000.7880.00.05.52.30.00.00.02.713.8
1972-73BOS7219.8.476.000.8460.00.04.41.40.00.00.02.210.8
1973-74BOS8221.3.508.000.7881.13.14.22.00.20.20.02.311.5
1974-75BOS7926.0.539.000.8271.64.35.92.30.40.20.03.014.0
1975-76BOS7512.6.462.000.7890.71.72.41.00.20.10.01.56.4
Totals1053020.6.480nan.7650.30.74.91.40.10.00.02.310.3

Postseason - Player Totals:

ShootingRebounds
YearTeamGPGSMinFGAFGM3PA3PMFTAFTMOffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
1963-64LAL5561370033001320001117
1964-65LAL1121253240025190059190003167
1965-66BOS173161185000524200851300050142
1966-67BOS91425927001710004290001264
1967-68BOS1946817591007455001433200049237
1968-69BOS183481688700605000832100051224
1971-72BOS11308995200484100612100030145
1972-73BOS133031014700564900381500029143
1973-74BOS18467164820053412572973583054205
1974-75BOS11274117660041371827452622036169
1975-76BOS18315108520069601736531732046164
Totals150032091175585004984076013571921013703991577

Postseason - Player Averages Per Game:

ShootingRebounds
YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%OffDefTotAstStlBlkTOPFPts
1963-64LAL511.20.5390.0001.0000.00.02.60.40.00.00.02.23.4
1964-65LAL1119.30.4530.0000.7600.00.05.41.70.00.00.02.86.1
1965-66BOS1718.60.4240.0000.8080.00.05.00.80.00.00.02.98.4
1966-67BOS915.80.4580.0000.5880.00.04.71.00.00.00.01.37.1
1967-68BOS1924.60.5200.0000.7430.00.07.51.70.00.00.02.612.5
1968-69BOS1819.30.5180.0000.8330.00.04.61.20.00.00.02.812.4
1971-72BOS1128.00.5250.0000.8540.00.05.51.90.00.00.02.713.2
1972-73BOS1323.30.4650.0000.8750.00.02.91.20.00.00.02.211.0
1973-74BOS1825.90.5000.0000.7741.44.05.41.90.40.20.03.011.4
1974-75BOS1124.90.5640.0000.9021.62.54.12.40.20.20.03.315.4
1975-76BOS1817.50.4820.0000.8700.92.02.90.90.20.10.02.69.1
Totals150021.4.498nan.8170.40.94.81.40.10.00.02.710.5