1986-87 Tampa Bay/Rapid City Thrillers Statistics

Continental Basketball Association (CBA)
Team Record: 34-14
Finishing 1st in the CBA's East Division
Postseason: 12-2 Won Championship
Finals - Defeated Rockford Lightning 4-1
Coach: Bill Musselman (34-14)
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida; Rapid City, South Dakota
1986-87 Tampa Bay/Rapid City Thrillers Roster

The Tampa Bay/Rapid City Thrillers of the Continental Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 34 wins and 14 losses, finishing first in the CBA's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-2.

Don Collins netted a team-best 1,142 points for the Thrillers, while Clinton Wheeler scored 14 or more per game also. Don Collins contributed 260 rebounds. Clinton Wheeler dished out 381 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Clinton Wheeler added 145 steals.

Bill Musselman coached the team. The 1986-87 Tampa Bay/Rapid City Thrillers won the Championship.

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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
Don CollinsG4215407724283133728500260106854701351142
Clinton WheelerG481996649330832331980015638114570162861
Dale BlaneyG47137850325332165137001541064590119645
Eddie JohnsonG268834592161041591350066104322063571
Les CraftC34872198107109761002573118380124275
John StroederC17408146700038290010928711062169
Ray WilliamsG45519111186001252101229
Mike GraefeG513200022003620022
Totals2237145274814152611103985300101776733611506793694


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Don CollinsG4236.755.433.384.60.00.06.22.52.01.10.03.227.2
Clinton WheelerG4841.650.837.585.00.00.03.37.93.00.10.03.417.9
Dale BlaneyG4729.350.366.783.00.00.03.32.31.00.20.02.513.7
Eddie JohnsonG2634.047.140.084.90.00.02.54.01.20.10.02.422.0
Les CraftC3425.654.00.062.90.00.07.60.90.51.10.03.68.1
John StroederC1724.047.976.30.00.06.41.60.40.60.03.69.9
Ray WilliamsG413.857.9100.075.00.00.03.01.30.50.30.03.07.3
Mike GraefeG52.60.0100.00.00.00.61.20.40.00.00.40.4
Averages22332.051.542.382.10.00.04.63.41.50.50.03.016.6

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Don CollinsG145102811392195750070433013045354
Clinton WheelerG146502071119290810033126451049305
Sam MitchellF145262011111077600089101113058282
Dale BlaneyG133591455730383400322860027148
John StroederC143721116010332400100251011060144
Les CraftC1432388460045330010711108053125
Ron ValentineF121386935003016001531102286
Bill NelsonF131754132002013003785502577
Ron SpiveyF14226482100159005567803651
Lester ConnerG8862312311815001112310740
Totals13033651214624194461360005492721286103821612

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Don CollinsG1436.449.550.078.90.00.05.03.12.10.90.03.225.3
Clinton WheelerG1446.453.622.290.00.00.02.49.03.20.10.03.521.8
Sam MitchellF1437.655.20.077.90.00.06.40.70.80.90.04.120.1
Dale BlaneyG1327.639.30.089.50.00.02.52.20.50.00.02.111.4
John StroederC1426.654.10.072.70.00.07.11.80.70.80.04.310.3
Les CraftC1423.152.373.30.00.07.60.80.70.60.03.88.9
Ron ValentineF1211.550.753.30.00.01.30.30.10.10.01.87.2
Bill NelsonF1313.578.065.00.00.02.80.60.40.40.01.95.9
Ron SpiveyF1416.143.860.00.00.03.90.40.50.60.02.63.6
Lester ConnerG810.852.233.383.30.00.01.41.50.40.10.00.95.0
Averages22325.951.421.178.10.00.04.22.11.00.50.02.912.4


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