Billy Cunningham

William John Cunningham , "Billy, The Kangaroo Kid"
Born: June 3, 1943
Brooklyn, NY USA
Position: F-C
High School: Erasmus Hall
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 1965, Round 1 Pick 5, #5 Overall
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Career: 1965-66-1975-76
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986.
Coaching Career

Billy Cunningham averaged 21.2 points, 10.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game in his 770-game career with the Carolina Cougars and Philadelphia 76ers. He began playing during the 1965-66 season and last took the court during the 1975-76 campaign. Cunningham was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986.

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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
1965-66Philadelphia 76ers8002134101143100443281005992070003011143
1966-67Philadelphia 76ers8102168121155600558383005892050002601495
1967-68Philadelphia 76ers7402076117851600509368005621870002601400
1968-69Philadelphia 76ers82033451736739007545560010502870003292034
1969-70Philadelphia 76ers81031941710802007005100011013520003312114
1970-71Philadelphia 76ers81803090151970200620455009463950003281859
1971-72Philadelphia 76ers75752900142865800601428009184430002951744
1972-73Carolina Cougars840324815837714914598472240772101253021603813092028
1973-74Carolina Cougars320119053725381187149862453311505921127105656
1974-75Philadelphia 76ers80732859142360900444345130596726442913502701563
1975-76Philadelphia 76ers2020640251103008868291181471072410057274

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1965-66Philadelphia 76ers80026.742.663.
1966-67Philadelphia 76ers81026.845.968.
1967-68Philadelphia 76ers74028.143.872.
1968-69Philadelphia 76ers82040.842.673.
1969-70Philadelphia 76ers81039.446.972.
1970-71Philadelphia 76ers818038.
1971-72Philadelphia 76ers757538.746.
1972-73Carolina Cougars84038.748.728.678.
1973-74Carolina Cougars32037.247.112.579.72.77.710.
1974-75Philadelphia 76ers807335.742.877.
1975-76Philadelphia 76ers202032.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1965-66Philadelphia 76ers469315013110018100001121
1966-67Philadelphia 76ers15339221830905900933300053225
1967-68Philadelphia 76ers3864324017140022100001662
1968-69Philadelphia 76ers5217117490382400631200024122
1969-70Philadelphia 76ers5205123610362400522000019146
1970-71Philadelphia 76ers73011426706747001084000028181
1972-73Carolina Cougars12472223112183573510714261005048282
1973-74Carolina Cougars361319054412166406922

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1965-66Philadelphia 76ers417.316.
1966-67Philadelphia 76ers1522.637.665.
1967-68Philadelphia 76ers328.755.882.
1968-69Philadelphia 76ers543.441.963.
1969-70Philadelphia 76ers541.049.666.
1970-71Philadelphia 76ers743.
1972-73Carolina Cougars1239.350.
1973-74Carolina Cougars320.329.


1968 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1969 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1970 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1971 - NBA All-NBA Second Team
1972 - ABA All-ABA First Team
1972 - ABA Most Valuable Player