Maurice Stokes

Maurice Stokes , "Mo, Big Mo"
Born: June 17, 1933
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Deceased: April 6, 1970
Position: F-C
High School: Westinghouse
College: St. Francis (PA)
Drafted: 1955, Round 1 Pick 2, #2 Overall
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 232
Career: 1955-56-1957-58
Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004.

Maurice Stokes averaged 16.4 points, 17.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game in his 202-game career with the Rochester Royals and Cincinnati Royals. He began playing during the 1955-56 season and last took the court during the 1957-58 campaign. Stokes was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2004.


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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1955-56Rochester Royals67232311374034473190010943280002761125
1956-57Rochester Royals72276112494343852560012563310002871124
1957-58Cincinnati Royals63246011814143332380011424030002261066
Totals20275443567125100116581300349210620007893315


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1955-56Rochester Royals6734.735.471.40.00.016.34.90.00.00.04.116.8
1956-57Rochester Royals7238.334.766.50.00.017.44.60.00.00.04.015.6
1957-58Cincinnati Royals6339.035.171.50.00.018.16.40.00.00.03.616.9
Averages20237.335.169.80.00.017.35.30.00.00.03.916.4

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1957-58Cincinnati Royals1391237600152000312
Totals139123007600152000312

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
1957-58Cincinnati Royals139.025.085.70.00.015.02.00.00.00.03.012.0
Averages20239.025.085.70.00.015.02.00.00.00.03.012.0

Awards

1955 - NBA All-NBA Second Team
1955 - NBA Rookie of the Year
1956 - NBA All-NBA Second Team
1957 - NBA All-NBA Second Team