Dan Issel

Daniel Paul Issel , "Dan, Horse"
Born: October 25, 1948
Batavia, IL USA
Position: C-F
High School: Batavia
College: Kentucky
Drafted: 1970, Round 8 Pick 3, #122 Overall
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 235
Career: 1970-71-1984-85
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993.
Coaching Career

Dan Issel averaged 22.6 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game in his 1218-game career with the Kentucky Colonels and Denver Nuggets. He began playing during the 1970-71 season and last took the court during the 1984-85 campaign. Issel was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1993.


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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
1970-71Kentucky Colonels830327419349381507486044216721093162002213232480
1971-72Kentucky Colonels83035702001972113753591353578931195002442422538
1972-73Kentucky Colonels84035311757902153635485329593922220002162552292
1973-74Kentucky Colonels8303347172682917358145734650184713769321711992118
1974-75Kentucky Colonels830286413036145032123725845271018876481571971465
1975-76Denver Nuggets8402856147275241521425303620923201100562002661930
1976-77Denver Nuggets79772507128266000558445211485696177912902461765
1977-78Denver Nuggets82812851128765900547428253577830304100412592791746
1978-79Denver Nuggets8181274210305320041931624049873825561461712331380
1979-80Denver Nuggets82822938141671512466751723648371919888541631901951
1980-81Denver Nuggets80802641122061412268451922944767615883531302491749
1981-82Denver Nuggets8181247212366516465554617443460817967551692451852
1982-83Denver Nuggets80802431129666119447940015144559622383431742271726
1983-84Denver Nuggets76662076115356919442836411240151317360441221821506
1984-85Denver Nuggets77916847913637131925780251331137653193171984
Totals12186374178420904104311422983156591369674371113329079435322490350427482


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1970-71Kentucky Colonels83039.448.50.080.75.18.113.22.00.00.02.73.929.9
1971-72Kentucky Colonels83043.048.627.378.54.37.011.22.30.00.02.92.930.6
1972-73Kentucky Colonels84042.051.320.076.43.97.111.02.60.00.02.63.027.3
1973-74Kentucky Colonels83040.348.017.678.74.26.010.21.70.80.42.12.425.5
1974-75Kentucky Colonels83034.547.10.073.83.15.48.62.30.90.61.92.417.7
1975-76Denver Nuggets84034.051.125.081.63.67.411.02.41.20.72.43.223.0
1976-77Denver Nuggets797731.751.579.72.76.18.82.21.20.40.03.122.3
1977-78Denver Nuggets828134.851.278.23.17.010.13.71.20.53.23.421.3
1978-79Denver Nuggets818133.951.775.43.06.19.13.10.80.62.12.917.0
1979-80Denver Nuggets828235.850.533.377.52.95.98.82.41.10.72.02.323.8
1980-81Denver Nuggets808033.050.316.775.92.95.68.52.01.00.71.63.121.9
1981-82Denver Nuggets818130.552.766.783.42.15.47.52.20.80.72.13.022.9
1982-83Denver Nuggets808030.451.021.183.51.95.67.52.81.00.52.22.821.6
1983-84Denver Nuggets766627.349.321.185.01.55.36.82.30.80.61.62.419.8
1984-85Denver Nuggets77921.945.914.380.61.03.34.31.80.80.41.22.212.8
Averages121863734.349.920.479.33.06.19.12.40.80.42.02.922.6

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1970-71Kentucky Colonels19670408206001391227914222128005678534
1971-72Kentucky Colonels62691144700503800545003123132
1972-73Kentucky Colonels19825398198011561246016522528004771521
1973-74Kentucky Colonels83111356000332833548714461623148
1974-75Kentucky Colonels1557826112200746036831192916123351304
1975-76Denver Nuggets1347022711100564448108156321382162266
1976-77Denver Nuggets622296490045341840581754020132
1977-78Denver Nuggets13460212103006556419313453733943262
1978-79Denver Nuggets3109452400312572128100091573
1981-82Denver Nuggets310360320012128132153171076
1982-83Denver Nuggets82271366910292513455825951018163
1983-84Denver Nuggets5153102522139321030408661515137
1984-85Denver Nuggets1532515973114839144054271251336186
Totals13347222353114643777639367834125528175502974652934

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1970-71Kentucky Colonels1935.350.587.84.27.511.61.50.00.02.94.128.1
1971-72Kentucky Colonels644.841.276.00.00.09.00.80.00.05.23.822.0
1972-73Kentucky Colonels1943.449.779.53.28.711.81.50.00.02.53.727.4
1973-74Kentucky Colonels838.944.484.84.16.810.91.80.50.82.02.918.5
1974-75Kentucky Colonels1538.546.781.12.45.57.91.91.10.82.23.420.3
1975-76Denver Nuggets1336.248.978.63.78.312.02.51.00.61.64.820.5
1976-77Denver Nuggets637.051.075.63.06.79.72.80.80.70.03.322.0
1977-78Denver Nuggets1335.448.686.23.27.210.34.10.50.23.03.320.2
1978-79Denver Nuggets336.353.380.62.37.09.33.30.00.03.05.024.3
1981-82Denver Nuggets334.353.3100.02.74.37.01.71.00.32.33.325.3
1982-83Denver Nuggets828.450.70.086.21.65.67.33.11.10.61.32.320.4
1983-84Denver Nuggets530.651.050.082.12.06.08.01.61.21.23.03.027.4
1984-85Denver Nuggets1521.745.9100.081.30.92.73.61.80.80.30.92.412.4
Averages121835.548.775.082.22.86.39.42.10.60.42.23.522.1

Awards

1970 - ABA All-ABA Second Team tie
1970 - ABA Rookie of the Year tie
1971 - ABA All-ABA First Team
1972 - ABA All-ABA Second Team
1973 - ABA All-ABA Second Team
1975 - ABA All-ABA Second Team