Bob Pettit

Robert E. Lee Pettit Jr., "Bob, Big Blue, Dixie Dandy, others"
Born: December 12, 1932
Baton Rouge, LA USA
Position: F-C
High School: Baton Rouge
College: Louisiana State
Drafted: 1954, Round 1 Pick 2, #2 Overall
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 205
Career: 1954-55-1964-65
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 1971.
Coaching Career

Bob Pettit averaged 26.4 points, 16.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in his 792-game career with the Milwaukee Hawks and St. Louis Hawks. He began playing during the 1954-55 season and last took the court during the 1964-65 campaign. Pettit was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1971.

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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
1954-55Milwaukee Hawks725926591279520567426009942290002581466
1955-56St. Louis Hawks720279415076467575570011641890002021849
1956-57St. Louis Hawks710249114776136845290010371330001811755
1957-58St. Louis Hawks700252814185817445570012161570002221719
1958-59St. Louis Hawks720287316407198796670011822210002002105
1959-60St. Louis Hawks720289615266697225440012212570002041882
1960-61St. Louis Hawks760302717207698045820015402620002172120
1961-62St. Louis Hawks780328219288679016950014592890002962429
1962-63St. Louis Hawks790309017467788856850011912450002822241
1963-64St. Louis Hawks800329617087917716080012242590003002190
1964-65St. Louis Hawks5001754923396405332006211280001671124

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1954-55Milwaukee Hawks725936.940.775.
1955-56St. Louis Hawks72038.842.973.
1956-57St. Louis Hawks71035.141.577.
1957-58St. Louis Hawks70036.
1958-59St. Louis Hawks72039.943.875.
1959-60St. Louis Hawks72040.243.875.
1960-61St. Louis Hawks76039.844.772.
1961-62St. Louis Hawks78042.
1962-63St. Louis Hawks79039.144.677.
1963-64St. Louis Hawks80041.246.378.
1964-65St. Louis Hawks50035.142.982.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1955-56St. Louis Hawks827412847705900841800020153
1956-57St. Louis Hawks1043023798133102001682500033298
1957-58St. Louis Hawks114302309011886001812000031266
1958-59St. Louis Hawks625713758655100751400020167
1959-60St. Louis Hawks14576292129142107002215200043365
1960-61St. Louis Hawks12526284117144109002113800042343
1962-63St. Louis Hawks11463259119144112001663300034350
1963-64St. Louis Hawks12494226937966001743300044252
1964-65St. Louis Hawks49541152016002480001046

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1955-56St. Louis Hawks834.336.784.
1956-57St. Louis Hawks1043.041.476.
1957-58St. Louis Hawks1139.
1958-59St. Louis Hawks642.842.378.
1959-60St. Louis Hawks1441.
1960-61St. Louis Hawks1243.841.
1962-63St. Louis Hawks1142.145.977.
1963-64St. Louis Hawks1241.
1964-65St. Louis Hawks423.836.680.


1954 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1954 - NBA Rookie of the Year
1955 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1955 - NBA Most Valuable Player
1956 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1957 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1958 - NBA Most Valuable Player
1958 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1959 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1960 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1961 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1962 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1963 - NBA All-NBA First Team
1964 - NBA All-NBA Second Team