Dave Cowens

David William Cowens , "Dave, Big Red"
Born: October 25, 1948
Newport, KY USA
Position: C-F
High School: Central Catholic
College: Florida State
Drafted: 1970, Round 1 Pick 4, #4 Overall
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 225
Career: 1970-71-1982-83
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991.
Coaching Career

Dave Cowens averaged 17.6 points, 13.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game in his 766-game career with the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks. He began playing during the 1970-71 season and last took the court during the 1982-83 campaign. Cowens was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991.

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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
1970-71Boston Celtics81030761302550003732730012162280003501373
1971-72Boston Celtics79031861357657002431750012032450003141489
1972-73Boston Celtics82034251637740002622040013293330003111684
1973-74Boston Celtics800335214756450027422826499312573549510102941518
1974-75Boston Celtics6502632119956900244191229729958296877302431329
1975-76Boston Celtics78031011305611003402573359111246325947103141479
1976-77Boston Celtics50018887563280019816214755069724846490181818
1977-78Boston Celtics77032151220598002842392488301078351102672172971435
1978-79Boston Celtics680251710104880018715115250065224276511742631127
1979-80Boston Celtics66552159932422121122951264085342066961108216940
1982-83Milwaukee Bucks403410143061362063527320127482301544137324

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1970-71Boston Celtics81038.
1971-72Boston Celtics79040.348.472.
1972-73Boston Celtics82041.845.
1973-74Boston Celtics80041.943.783.23.312.415.
1974-75Boston Celtics65040.547.578.33.511.
1975-76Boston Celtics78039.846.875.64.311.716.
1976-77Boston Celtics50037.843.481.82.911.
1977-78Boston Celtics77041.849.
1978-79Boston Celtics68037.048.380.
1979-80Boston Celtics665532.745.38.377.
1982-83Milwaukee Bucks403425.444.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1971-72Boston Celtics114411567104728001523300050170
1972-73Boston Celtics1359827312904127002164800054285
1973-74Boston Celtics187723701610594760180240662117085369
1974-75Boston Celtics11479236101026234913218146186050225
1975-76Boston Celtics187983411560876687209296832213085378
1976-77Boston Celtics937914866022172910513436813037149
1979-80Boston Celtics930110349211101848662197837108

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1971-72Boston Celtics1140.145.559.
1972-73Boston Celtics1346.047.365.
1973-74Boston Celtics1842.943.579.73.310.
1974-75Boston Celtics1143.542.888.54.512.
1975-76Boston Celtics1844.345.775.94.811.616.
1976-77Boston Celtics942.144.677.33.211.714.
1979-80Boston Celtics933.447.


1970 - NBA Rookie of the Year tie
1972 - NBA All-NBA Second Team
1972 - NBA Most Valuable Player
1974 - NBA All-Defensive Second Team
1974 - NBA All-NBA Second Team
1975 - NBA All-Defensive First Team
1975 - NBA All-NBA Second Team
1979 - NBA All-Defensive Second Team