Otis Birdsong

Otis Lee Birdsong , "Bird"
Born: December 9, 1955
Winter Haven, FL USA
Position: G
High School: Winter Haven
College: Houston
Drafted: 1977, Round 1 Pick 2, #2 Overall
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Career: 1977-78-1988-89
Minor League Statistics

Otis Birdsong averaged 18.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game in his 696-game career with the Kansas City Kings, New Jersey Nets and Boston Celtics. He began playing during the 1977-78 season and last took the court during the 1988-89 campaign.


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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1977-78Kansas City Kings73201878955470003102167010517517474121451791156
1978-79Kansas City Kings82822839145674100408296176178354281125172002551778
1979-80Kansas City Kings8281288515467813610412286170161331202136221792261858
1980-81Kansas City Kings716725931306710351045531711913925823393181731721747
1981-82New Jersey Nets37221025480225100127743067971243056474524
1982-83New Jersey Nets62541885834426621458253971502398516114155936
1983-84New Jersey Nets695721681147583205319194749617026686171701801365
1984-85New Jersey Nets5645184296849521425916160881482328471171451155
1985-86New Jersey Nets7774239510565422282101228811420226185171792281214
1986-87New Jersey Nets7612742191096347173091644
1987-88New Jersey Nets67591882736337259924773941672225411129143730
1988-89Boston Celtics130108361831204913931121037
Totals6965672162710562534717949274818019201152207222608581431491178312544


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1977-78Kansas City Kings732025.749.269.71.01.42.42.41.00.22.02.515.8
1978-79Kansas City Kings828234.650.972.52.12.24.33.41.50.22.43.121.7
1979-80Kansas City Kings828135.250.527.869.42.12.04.02.51.70.32.22.822.7
1980-81Kansas City Kings716736.554.428.669.71.72.03.63.31.30.32.42.424.6
1981-82New Jersey Nets372227.746.90.058.30.81.82.63.40.80.11.72.014.2
1982-83New Jersey Nets625430.451.133.356.60.91.62.43.91.40.31.82.515.1
1983-84New Jersey Nets695731.450.825.060.81.11.42.53.91.20.22.52.619.8
1984-85New Jersey Nets564532.951.119.062.21.11.62.64.11.50.12.12.620.6
1985-86New Jersey Nets777431.151.336.458.11.11.52.63.41.10.22.33.015.8
1986-87New Jersey Nets7618.145.20.066.70.40.61.02.40.40.01.32.36.3
1987-88New Jersey Nets675928.145.836.051.11.11.42.53.30.80.21.92.110.9
1988-89Boston Celtics1308.350.033.30.00.30.71.00.70.20.10.90.82.8
Averages69656731.150.627.465.51.31.73.03.21.20.22.12.618.0

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1978-79Kansas City Kings516876390038278101891001013105
1979-80Kansas City Kings31126230301461112237406566
1980-81Kansas City Kings8234985611181181321271202013124
1982-83New Jersey Nets23716610211129301313
1983-84New Jersey Nets113871717110482571926412012238167
1985-86New Jersey Nets313255293019115712106391469
1988-89Boston Celtics320512000022111332
Totals3510904832321111398140641041045657189546

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1978-79Kansas City Kings533.651.371.11.62.03.61.82.00.02.02.621.0
1979-80Kansas City Kings337.348.40.042.93.74.07.72.31.30.02.01.722.0
1980-81Kansas City Kings829.357.1100.061.11.01.62.63.41.50.02.51.615.5
1982-83New Jersey Nets218.537.50.050.00.50.51.04.51.50.00.51.56.5
1983-84New Jersey Nets1135.241.50.052.10.61.72.43.71.80.12.03.515.2
1985-86New Jersey Nets344.052.70.057.91.72.34.03.32.01.03.04.723.0
1988-89Boston Celtics36.720.00.00.00.70.70.30.30.31.01.00.7
Averages69631.148.09.158.31.11.83.03.01.60.12.02.515.6

Awards

1980 - NBA All-NBA Second Team